Neil Sedaka Net Worth
Neil Sedaka net worth: Neil Sedaka is an American singer, pianist, and composer who has a net worth of $100 million. Neil Sedaka accumulated his net worth through his many hit records, concerts and as co-composer of hit songs for many recording stars. Sedaka was born in Brooklyn, New York in March 1939. He has written or co-written more than 500 songs and sold millions of records. He received a piano scholarship for the Julliard School of Music's Preparatory Division for Children in 1947. When he was 13 his neighbor introduced him to Howard Greenfield. He formed a band called The Tokens in high school and the band had a #1 hit with "The Lion Sleeps Tonight". In the 1960s he had hits with "Stairway to Heaven", "You Mean Everything to Me", "Run, Samson, Run", "Calendar Girl", and "Breaking Up is Hard To Do". He wrote songs for other artists including Connie Francis and Jimmy Clanton. His other #1 hits include "Oh! Carol" and "Love Will Keep Us Together", which was recorded by Captain & Tennille and won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year. Neil was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983. He married Leba Strassberg in 1962 and they have two children and three grandchildren. He released his autobiography Laughter in the Rain: My Own Story in 1982.