Otis Redding Net Worth
Otis Redding net worth: Otis Redding was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, talent scout, and arranger who had a net worth of $10 million. Otis Redding was born in Dawson, Georgia in September 1941 and passed away in December 1967. Redding is considered to be one of the greatest singers in American pop music history and has had a strong influence on soul and rhythm and blues music. At 15 years old Redding quit school to help support his family by working with Little Richard's backing band called the Upsetters. He joined the Pinetoppers in 1958 and got signed to a contract through an unscheduled appearance on a Stax recording session. His debut studio album Pain in My Heart was released in 1964. Redding released a total of 10 studio albums including five posthumously. His 1965 album Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul reached #1 on the US R&B chart and his 1968 album The Dock of the Bay reached #1 on the US R&B chart and #1 in the UK. Redding's biggest hit single was "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" which was released posthumously and reached #1 on the US Pop and US R&B charts and #3 in the UK. He was received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Otis Redding passed away on December 10, 1967 at 26 years old from a plane crash.