About Tony Bennett
It has been announced that the total sum of Tony Bennett net worth is 110 million dollars. Tony Bennett has earned his net worth as a musician of various music genres, such as pop music, jazz, standards and show tunes. In addition to his career in music, Tony Bennett is also known as a painter and his works are exhibited in many institutions. As a painter, he usually uses the name of Anthony Benedetto. Moreover, Tony Bennett is also known as a founder of a school in New York City called Frank Sinatra School of Arts. Therefore, these involvements have also added up to the overall amount of Tony Bennett net worth.
Tony Bennett was born in 1926 in New York City, where he was also growing up. He got interested into music when he was still a child. In the 1950s, Tony Bennett got a chance to sign with Columbia Records. In 1951, his debut single was released, called “Because of You”. In the beginning of the 1950s, Tony Bennett released a couple of more singles, which became well known, such as “Rags to Riches”. In addition to singing pop music, he also got interested into jazz music.
In the end of the 1950s, he became a well known singer. At that time, he released quite a few successful albums, such as “Basie Swings, Bennett Sings” and “The Beat of My Heart”. The sales of these albums have also added up to the overall size of Tony Bennett net worth. In 1962, probably the most well known hit of the singer was released, titled “I Left My Heart in San Francisco”. However, during the peak of rock music times, Tony Bennett’s career as a musician slowed down.
In the end of the 1980s, Tony Bennett came back to the music industry successfully. At this time, he continued to release his album that were certified Gold and the sales of them have also increased the overall sum of Tony Bennett net worth. Furthermore, he became a well known musician on the MTV channel.
During the 2010s, Tony Bennett managed to maintain his status as a popular singer and also continued to receive positive critical reviews. His involvement into music industry has been acknowledged, as well. He is known as a winner of 17 Grammy awards. In 2001, he got a Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to those 17 Grammy awards, Tony Bennett is also a winner of 2 Emmy awards.