Robert Palmer Net Worth
Robert Palmer Net Worth: Robert Palmer was a British singer, songwriter and musician who had a net worth of $10 million dollars. He made a name for himself as a musician with a distinctive voice and rare ability to make eclectic mix of musical styles, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae and blues. Born on January 19, 1949, in Batley, England, he spent the most of his childhood in Malta where his father served as a British naval intelligence officer. At the age of twelve, right after he got back to his homeland he started learning guitar. In 1969 he joined a jazz rock group called "Data". Signed to the Island Records label, the band released three albums: Vinegar Joe (1972), Rock 'n' Roll Gypsies (1972) and Six Star General (1973), before breaking up in March 1974. The same year, Palmer signed a solo deal with Island Records. He saw the release of his first solo album "Sneakin' Sally through the Alley" in 1974. After he moved to New York with his wife and children he released "Pressure Drop" in 1975. He has since released eleven more studio albums, each leaving its own mark in the music world. It was the 1978 "Double Fun" that earned him first breakthrough. It was ranked among Top 20 hits in the US. "Addicted to Love" was a hit owing to its attractive video presentation and perfectly dressed models. While "Simply Irresistible" was the song for which Palmer was awarded Grammy Award in 1988. It was his second Grammy Award. Palmer was living in Switzerland for some time, accompanied by his girlfriend, Mary Ambrose, as he had already been divorcing from his wife. He was staying with Ambrose when he died in a hotel in Paris, on September 26, 2003. The cause of his death was a heart attack. A great musician as he was, Palmer received manifold awards throughout his career, including two Grammy Awards for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance, an MTV Video Music Award, as well as he got twice nominated for a Brit Award for Best British Male.