Joni Mitchell Net Worth
Joni Mitchell net worth: Joni Mitchell is a legendary singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $100 million. Joni Mitchell is widely considered one of the best musicians and songwriters of all time. During her career, Joni sold millions and millions albums. To date she has released 17 albums. Amazingly, she is the sole producer on each of her own albums. Besides being a musician, Mitchell is a painter and has designed all her album covers.
Hailing from Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada, Mitchell started out performing folk songs in small nightclubs in Western Canada. When rejected from major folk clubs, Mitchell went on to busking in the streets of Toronto. In the mid-sixties, Mitchell made the big move to the US, where she began to make a name for herself. By 1969, Mitchell released her debut album, Song to a Seagull. From that album, many notable folk singers made cover versions of Chelsea Morning, Both Sides Now and The Circle Game. The journey to stardom just got better for Mitchell as her 1971 album, Blue, has been hailed one of the greatest albums ever made. By the late 1970s, she started experimenting with jazz, working with respected musicians including Charles Mingus, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter. Her Jazz-inspired albums, The Hissing of Summer Lawns (1975) and Heijra (1976) were not well received at the time of release, but now are hailed as classics. In the later years, Mitchell embraced pop and electronic music, winning Grammy awards her albums: Turbulent Indigo (1994) and Both Sides Now (2000). In total to date she has won nine Grammys. Joni's song 1970 "Big Yellow Taxi" is one of the most successfully covered songs of all time.
Real Estate: For many years, Joni's primary residence has been a large house in Bel Air, California. If this house hit the market, it would likely be worth $15 – $20 million.
Song Catalogue: Thanks to shrewd negotiating skills and the fact that she self-produced every single one of her albums, today Joni owns 100% of her Master Recordings and publishing royalties. When an artist like Counting Crows, Amy Grant or Vanessa Carlton covers a Joni Mitchell song like "Big Yellow Taxi", Joni likely receives near-majority of the cover's royalties.
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Nov 7, 1943 (76 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Profession:||Musician, Record producer, Painter, Singer-songwriter|