|Celebrated Name:||Judith Durham|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Judith Mavis Cock|
|Age:||79 years old|
|Birth Date:||3 July 1943|
|Birth Place:||Essendon, Victoria, Australia|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Ron Edgeworth (m. 1969–1994)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Judith Durham Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, song-writer, musician, activist|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Judith Durham is a singer, songwriter, and lyricist Australian by nationality. She was a part of a famous folk music band named ‘The Seekeers.’ With her band, she was able to achieve major chart success in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In 1968, she started to pursue her solo career. She is famous for her social work.
At the age of 77, Judith has released a new album full of spiritual songs and has proved that she is still very much active. Because of her outstanding work in the music industry, she has been given a number of prestigious titles and awards throughout her career. Especially in Australia, she is considered a living legend for her musical talent and success.
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Early Life & Biography
Judith was born in Victoria, Essendon, Australia. The name of her father is William Alexander Cock. He was a navigator by profession. The name of her mother is Hazel Durham. Judith attended Essendon Primary school for her education. Her family relocated to Taroona after her father took a job at Hobart.
She went to the Fahan School and got her high school graduation degree from Ruyton Girls’ School in Melbourne. She found an interest in music at a very early age. She wanted to be a pianist, and she was accepted into the University of Melbourne as a classical piano major.
At the age of 18, she started singing with the University band and used her mother’s maiden name while performing. In the same year, she recorded her first album and got a contract from the renowned music studio, W&G Records. She has revealed that her parents were very supportive of her music career.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 3 July 1943, Judith Durham is 79 years old as of today’s date 21st March 2023. Her height is 1.60 m tall, and weight is 50kg.
Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids
In 1969 Judith got married to Ron Edgeworth, a music director, and pianist by profession. The couple mutually decided to not give birth to any child. In 1994, Ron passed away after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone disease. Judith never got remarried again. In 2013, she suffered a stroke and lost her visual language. However, her singing ability wasn’t affected.
Along with Athol, Bruce, and Keith, Judith formed ‘The Seekers’ band. They signed a contract with W&G Records in 1963. They recorded two songs named ‘Muddy Water’ and ‘Trombone Frankie’ in the same year. Next year they were going to the United Kingdom and started to get steady bookings with the help of Grade Agency. In the same year, they released the song named ‘I’ll never find another You.’
In 1967 they performed in front of 200k people to celebrate their overseas success in Melbourne. In 1968 she left the group to pursue her solo career.
In 1994 she rejoined her band to celebrate Silver Jubilee Show. In 2015, while the Golden Jubilee Tour, she suffered a stroke and lost her ability to read and write.
Awards & Achievements
In the year 1995, along with her band members, Judith was awarded the prestigious ‘Medal of the order of Australia.’ She was also given the ‘Centenary Medal’ by the Governor-General for her contribution to society through her music. In 2015, she won the prestigious Victoria Award. She has appeared in many prestigious TV shows along with her band to perform.
Net Worth & Salary of Judith Durham in 2023
Judith has sold millions of copies of their music albums with her band’ The Seekers.’ She has had a very successful career as a solo singer too. However, because of her constant charity and social work, she hasn’t been able to save much money. As of March 2023, she has a net worth of more than $4 million. However, she still gets the royalty from her music albums on a regular basis.
Judith Durham is considered a fighter among her fans. Besides her musical talent, she has struggled with personal loss and health complications all her life. However, she never gave up. She even started to learn how to read and write after losing those abilities in a brain stroke. At the age of 79, she is still making music. She is not active on social media. However, she has revealed that she receives hundreds of fan letters every day until now.
I’ve known know Judith just recently and late in life and would like to know more about her.
How do I write a letter to her to let her know how much her music and life story has meant to me. She is truly a legend in pop/folk music and is a true survivor given what she has been through.
I rediscovered The Seekers a few weeks ago, and I can’t stop playing their music. I love Judith Durham’s voice. To me it’s the most pure of any I’ve heard. I remember listening to them with my then girl friend back in the ’60’s when I was in the Air Force. The Carnival is Over, in particular sends chills down my back.
We have now lost Judith on 5th August 2022. She will be given a state funeral by the State of Victoria.