|Celebrated Name:||Alan Parsons|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Alan Parsons|
|Age:||71 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 20, 1948|
|Birth Place:||London, United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Lisa Griffiths (m. 2003)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Jeremy Parsons, Daniel Parsons)|
|Is Alan Parsons Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||English audio engineer, songwriter, musician, and record producer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$35 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
Alan Parsons is a famous audio engineer, musician, music producer, and songwriter in London. He is the son of Denys Parsons, who is popularly known as the Parsons Code developer. Parsons is involved with the creation of various successful albums that includes the Abbey Road, The Dark Side of the Moon, and Let It Be. Parsons has his group as “The Alan Parsons Project.” Both his group and his solo recordings have recorded commercial success. Parsons has been nominated for thirteen Grammy Awards. He won the first in 2019 for Best Immersive Audio Album, titled ‘Eye in the Sky.’
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Early Life & Biography
Parsons was born on December 20, 1948, in London. Alan had shown his deep interest in music when he was a child. He began learning various musical instruments such as piano, flute, and guitar. He was fascinated by the gadgetry of flute and piano. He began to take on the listener’s role rather than the player. When he turned eighteen, he got an opportunity to work at Abbey Road Studios as an assistant engineer. Alan Parsons has not disclosed anything about his parents, and childhood to the public.
Talking about his personal life, Parsons presently lives in Santa Barbara, California, with his family. He got married to Lisa. The couple has two beautiful daughters, Brittni, and Tabitha. Parson is fond of pets and has many of them in his house. He also has two sons, named Jeremy and Daniel, from his earlier marriage.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 20 1948, Alan Parsons is 71 years old as of today’s date 4th August 2020. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
While Allan was working at Abbey Road Studios as an assistant engineer, he got his first recognition on the LP Abbey Road. He started engineering various projects like Wings’ Wild Life, Red Rose Speedway, five music albums by the Hollies as “The Air That I Breathe,” and “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”; and The Dark Side of the Moon. He received his first Grammy Award nomination for The Dark Side of the Moon. Soon people started considering him as a recording engineer.
Parsons produced three music albums by a Scottish pop-rock band titled Pilot. These music albums included hits like “Magic,” and “January.” He worked for the American band, “Ambrosia,” and produced the second album as “Somewhere I’ve Never Travelled.”
He collaborated with the guitarist Ian Bairnson, and worked on music albums like On Air, The Time Machine, and Try Anything Once.
In 1998, Parsons was elected as the Vice-President of EMI Studios Group. He soon left this position but worked as an associate producer and a creative consultant for this group.
Some of the US Billboard Top 40 singles are as follows:
- 1976: “(The System of) Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether” ranked at No. 37
- 1977: “I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You” ranked at No. 36
- 1979: “Damned If I Do” ranked at No. 27
- 1980: “Games People Play” ranked at No. 16
- 1981: “Time” ranked at No. 15
- 1982: “Eye in the Sky” ranked at No. 3
- 1984: “Don’t Answer Me” ranked at No. 15
- 1984: “Prime Time” ranked at No. 34
Awards & Achievements
Alan Parsons is one of the renowned English songwriter, audio engineer, musician, and record producer. He has got various records and nominations for his noteworthy contribution to the industry. Some of them being:
- In 1973, received Grammy Nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for “The Dark Side of the Moon.”
- In 1975, received Grammy Nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for “Ambrosia.”
- In 1976, received Grammy Nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for “Somewhere I’ve Never Travelled.”
- In 1976, received Grammy Nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for “Tales of Mystery and Imagination.”
- In 1978, received Grammy Nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for “Pyramid.”
- In 1979, received Grammy Nomination for Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture for “Ice Castles.”
- In 1979, received Grammy Nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for “Eve.”
- In 1981, received Grammy Nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for “The Turn of a Friendly Card.”
- In 1982, received Grammy Nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for “Eye in the Sky.”
- In 1986, received Grammy Nomination for Best Rock Instrumental Performance for “Where’s The Walrus?”
- In 2007, received Grammy Nomination for Best Surround Sound Album for “A Valid Path.”
- In 2018, received Grammy Awards for Best Immersive Audio Album for “Eye in the Sky – 35th Anniversary Edition”.
Net Worth & Salary of Alan Parsons in 2020
As of August 2020, the net worth of Alan Parsons is computed to be $35 Million. The major sources of his net worth have come from being a musician and record producer. He started as an assistant engineer on “Let It Be.” He produced a hit album titled “Abbey Road.” His fabulous production abilities made him instantly successful. He registered various hits with other top-class musicians that included Cockney Rebel, Steve Harley, Al Stewart, and John Miles and a Scottish pop-rock band named “Pilot.”
He produced three successful albums with the support of his team composed of Ian Bairnson as a guitarist, Stuart Tosh as a drummer, and David Paton as the lead vocal, guitarist, and bassist.
Alan laid the foundation of “The Alan Parsons Project” with songwriter and music producer named Eric Woolfson and release numerous music videos. The album also received platinum and gold awards from various nations, along with the ten Grammy Award nominations for production and engineering.
In 2010, he introduced his single “All Our Yesterdays” via Authentik Artists. In 2011, he declared the creation and production of a new group named “the Subclones.” Alan still produce records for artists such as Colin Blunstone, Vitamin Z, and for the movie “Ladyhawke.”
Alan Parsons is an accomplished keyboardist, guitarist, bassist, vocalist, and flutist, who has released several successful music albums. The fame and recognition that he earned helped him make a respectable place in the Britain music industry.