|Celebrated Name:||Bing Crosby|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Harry Lillis Crosby Jr.|
|Age at the time of death:||74 years old|
|Birth Date:||3 May 1903|
|Date of Death:||14 October 1977|
|Birth Place:||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kathryn Crosby (m. 1957–1977), Dixie Lee (m. 1930–1952)|
|Children:||Yes (Mary Crosby, Gary Crosby, Nathaniel Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Harry Crosby, Phillip Crosby)|
|Profession:||Singer, comedian, and actor|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Bing Crosby (full name: Harry Lillis “Bing” Crosby Jr) was an American based singer and actor, who is best known for his symbolic deep bass-baritone type voice which has positioned him as the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century and has sold more than one billion tapes, records, compact discs as well as digital downloads all over the world.
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Bing Crosby was born in the year 1903 to Catherine Helen “Kate” and Harry Lowe Crosby Sr., known as a bookkeeper. His birthplace was Tacoma, situated inside Washington, born in a house which his father has constructed at 1112 North J Street.
It is found that in the year 1906, his family shifted to Spokane. He passed away in the year 1977. He was recognized as a fourth of seven children of his parents. Names of his brothers are Larry, Edward, Ted, and Bob. Names of his sisters are Catherine and Mary Rose.
He had completed graduation from Gonzaga High School in the year 1920 and joined Gonzaga University. Moreover, he has appeared in Gonzaga for a span of three years; however, he did not receive a degree.
Being a freshman, this actor has played on the baseball team of the university. Also, the university has offered him an honorary doctorate during the year 1937.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 3 May 1903, Bing Crosby was 74 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.7 m. tall, and weigh 73 kg.
Bing Crosby started off his career in the year 1923 when he was requested to appear in the latest band made up of high school scholars some years smaller than him.
Miles Rinker, Al Rinker, Claire Pritchard, James Heaton, and Robert Pritchard, with a drummer named Crosby, created the Musicaladers, who appeared in dances for high school scholars as well as club-goers. This group did a performance on Spokane radio station named KHQ, however, separated post two years.
Recognized as an initial multimedia star, right from 1931 till 1954, this actor was a frontrunner in radio ratings, record sales, as well as motion picture grosses. Moreover, his initial career matched with technical recording equipment like the microphone.
It facilitated him to enhance a laid-back, friendly singing flair, which has motivated several famous male singers who have followed him, like Frank Sinatra, Dick Haymes, Perry Como, and Dean Martin.
Apart from that, he has motivated the growth of the postwar recording industry. Also, he has turned as a leading actor to pre-record radio shows as well as become experienced in his profitable recordings on magnetic tape
Awards & Achievements:
Bing Crosby has won one Academy Award for Best Actor on account of his character played as Father Chuck O’Malley during the year 1944 motion picture entitled Going My Way. During the year 1963, he got an initial Grammy Global Achievement Award.
Moreover, he has won one Academy Award in the category of Best Actor for Going My Way during the year 1944 and got nominated for the year 1945 sequel entitled The Bells of St. Mary’s.
Net Worth & Salary of Bing Crosby in 2021
As of January 2021, Bing Crosby had an estimated net worth of $50 million. He makes most of his income with his career as a singer and as an actor.
This singer has developed in the form of a lead in record sales; motion picture receives and also radio ratings amongst 1934AD till 1954AD. From his initial career developed throughout the period of technical recording revolutions, it has seen influence on him to get laid-back singing flair.
He had earned well by joining ABC post resigning from NBC after he experienced NBC boring to record during that time. As ABC was highly passionate about his afresh ideas, he has pre-recorded radio shows as well as mastered advertisements on magnetic tape for the initial time in history.
Bing Crosby was one of those singers whose unique voice made him remember to date. Till now, his singing style had motivated many artists of his time and even modern artists. This singer’s trademark type bass-baritone voice positioned him as a best-selling recording artist for the 20th century. He also proved his acting talents.