|Celebrated Name:||Chris Isaak|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Christopher Joseph Isaak|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Date:||26 June 1956|
|Birth Place:||Stockton, California, U.S.|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Chris Isaak Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Musician and Actor.|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$25 Million|
|Last Updated:||September 2020|
Chris Isaak is a popular American musician and actor. He is most well-known for his songs, “Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing,” “Wicked Game,” and “Somebody’s Crying.” He has released 12 studio albums and has received several nominations and awards in his career. He is often compared to the legendary Elvis Presley, which is a huge honor in itself.
Maybe you know about Chris Isaak very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Chris Isaak’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Chris Isaak was born on the 26th of June 1956 in Stockton, California, the U.S. to parents, Dorothy and Joseph Isaak (1929–2012). His father was a forklift driver while his mother used to work at a factory manufacturing potato chips. Coming to his education, he has studied at Amos Alonzo Stagg High School from where he graduated in 1974.
There, he was the class president for all three years, student body president in his senior year, graduating class valedictorian and head of the all-male cheer squad. After completing his high school education, he went to attend San Joaquin Delta Community College, before transferring to the University of the Pacific, from where he graduated in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in English and communication arts. Once he completed his college education, he formed his first band, Silvertone.
Chris Isaak is currently single as per our records. In 1999, he began dating popular actress, Bai Ling but the relationship ended a year later. He then dated popular actress and singer, Minnie Driver for a brief period. In 2003, he started dating popular actress, Caroline Rhea but the relationship ended the following year.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 26th of June 1956, Chris Isaak is 64 years old as of today’s date 18th September 2020. His height is 1.85 M tall, and his weight is 85 Kg.
Chris Isaak began his career in 1980 with his debut album, “Silvertone,” which was met with critical success. In 1986, he released the album “Chris Isaak,” which became a part of the Billboard Top 200 at the time. His most popular song of all time, “Wicked Game,” was released in 1989 as part of the album “Heart Shaped World.” In February of 1991, the song became a national Top 10 hit and was also featured at #10 in the UK Singles Chart.
The video for the song, which featured supermodel l Helena Christensen was an MTV and VH1 hit as well. In 1995, he released the album “Forever Blue,” which turned out to be greatly successful for him. The album’s single, “Somebody’s Crying,” was nominated for a Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance while the album itself was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album.
On 15th of March 1996, the album was certified Platinum by the RIAA. He began his television show in 2001, “The Chris Isaak Show” which ran from March 2001 until March of 2004. He released his 11th studio album, “Beyond the Sun” on the 18th of October, 2011.
Coming to his acting career, he appeared in the 1993 drama film, “Little Buddha,” and had a prominent role in the 1992 horror film, “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me.” His other notable movie appearances include “Married to the Mob” (1988), “The Silence of the Lambs (1991)”, and “The Informers” (2008).
He has also guest-starred on the TV show, “Friends” and “s, From the Earth to the Moon.” Also, in 2009, The Biography Channel aired “The Chris Isaak Hour,” which was an hour-long music interview and performance show. He has also judged the seventh season of “The X Factor” (Australia).
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Chris Isaak:
- He was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Rock Album for “Forever Blue” at the 1996 Grammy Awards.
- He was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for “Somebody’s Crying” at the 1996 Grammy Awards.
- He was the winner of the ASCAP Award in the category of Most Performed Themes at the 2004 ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards.
- He was the winner of the Video Music Award in the category of Best Male Video for “Wicked Game” at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA).
Net Worth & Salary of Chris Isaak in 2020
As of September 2020, Chris Isaak has gathered a net worth of $25 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his singing career. His most popular song, “Wicked Game,” was featured at #10 in the UK Singles Chart. His 1995 album “Forever Blue” was nominated for a Grammy as well. He has worked in notable films as well including, “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me” (1992), “The Silence of the Lambs (1991)”, and “The Informers” (2008).
Chris Isaak has been one of the greatest singers of all time, and his list of awards, achievements, and records prove that. One lesson which we can all take from his life is the level of dedication he has for his craft. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps giving us amazing songs like he always has.