Neil Young is not the new name for the music lover. He is The Grammy Awards winner who is well famous for his guitar work, deeply personal lyrics, and signature tenor singing voice.
He is the man behind the formation of the most renowned Candian- Amerian Rock band Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie Furay, and others. Let’s explore more about him.
Bio, Age, and Wiki of Neil Young
The Real name of the Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young is Neil Percival Young. Later he got famous by his stage name Neil Young. He celebrates his birthday every year on November 12.
In 1945, he had opened his eyes to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Scott Alexander Young and Edna Blow Ragland “Rassy” Young. His father used to be a journalist and sportswriter who also wrote fiction while his mother was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
He had grown up with his brother “Bob” Young by his parents at his hometown and birthplace. Belonging to the American, Canadian and French ancestry while he holds a Canadian Nationality.
Educational Background of Neil Young
The legendary singer was enrolled in the Chisolm Elementary School in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Later, he returns back to Canada, Young moved from Omemee to Winnipeg for a year, before relocating to Toronto and Pickering.
When he was 12 years his parents got divorced he moved with his mother while his brother was with his father. Later he joined Grey Junior High School and Kelvin High school After he quits school and chases his musical career. Since childhood, he was very fond of music.
Wife, Wedding and Divorced of Neil Young
Talking about the relationship his name is added with numerous gorgeous women. Previously he was linked with actress Carrie Snodgress in 1971 at that time he even said that the duo is living together relationship with his girlfriend. Further his girlfriend had appeared in the movie, Housewife. For that movie, she got nominated for the Oscars.
On 8th Septemeber,1972 the duo welcomed their first son Zeke Young. Sadly his son was born with a medical condition called cerebral palsy(a disorder that affects a person’s ability to move and maintain balance).
Sadly the couple split in 1975. Later, he fell for another woman singer Pegi Young while she worked as a waitress near his California ranch. He tied his knot with his Newlove in 1977.
After his marriage, his ex-girlfriend sued for child support and few damages claiming that the singer wasn’t covering expenses for her and his son Zeke. Later he ends up making monthly support payments up to $10,000 as per the court order. Further, he welcomed his second Ben Young(now 40 years old) with Pegi.
Similarly, this relation also did not last long and end divorced in 2014. He fell in love with American actress Daryl Hannah. The duo started dating publicly in Westlake, California, during the year of his divorce. After dating a few years he tied his knot in 2018 on a very private wedding on a Yacht further, they had a second wedding in August the same year in California.
Career and a Net worth of Neil Young
The handsome hunk started his career journey from a very young age. Hiss straightforward track Heart Of Gold with the lyrics that go “I want to live, I want to give. I have been a miner for a heart of gold” won millions of hearts. Further, he worked as a solo artist and different bands such as The Bluenotes, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.
His soundtracks included Dead Man, and Paradox makes him the idol of the Hollywood film industry. Like a million of heartbeat, he became the winner of 3 Grammys, 7 Juno Awards and 1 MTV Video Music Awards.
The Grammy winner had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth pf the legend has been estimated at around $ 80 million US dollars. While his exact annual salary is under review yet.