|Celebrated Name:||Phil Spector|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Harvey Philip Spector|
|Age:||81 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 26, 1939|
|Birth Place:||The Bronx, New York, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 8 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Annette Merar (1963) separated, married Ronnie Spector (1968) separated, married
Rachelle Short (2006) separated, married
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||One adopted Son Donte Philip Spector
Two adopted twins named Louis Phillip Spector and Gary Phillip
|Is Celebname Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Record producer, Songwriter Label chief|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$40 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Phil Spector became famous when he was just a high school student. Being associated with the group “The Teddy Bears,” he got his first-ever hit when he was a teenage student. Spector then wrote, as well as produced several songs that top the Billboard of the US and the UK. He is also known to develop the “Wall of Sound” method (overdubbing scores of singers to create a full sound). In 2009, he was accused of the assassination of Lana Clarkson for which he got nineteen-years imprisonment.
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Early Life & Biography
Phil Spector was born in NYC to Benjamin Spector (father), and Bertha Spector (mother). On April 20, 1949, his father committed suicide. He was just nine years of age at that time. His childhood wasn’t good. He, along with his mother, shifted to Los Angeles in 1953.
Spector later attended Fairfax High School. He learned to play the guitar. He also loved to write songs. He, along with his school colleagues named Marshall Leib, Annette Kleinbard, and Harvey Goldstein, formed a music group, “The Teddy Bears.” The song of this album “To Know Him Is To Love Him,” topped the Billboard charts of both the US and the UK. The song title was taken from the engraving on the grave of Spector’s father.
As the other singles of this group could not make any success, the band got split in 1959. Spector returned to Los Angeles to focus on music production.
Spector got married to Annette Merar in 1963. She had been a lead singer of the Spector’s “Three” album that was produced by him. He has also formed a record firm after the name of his wife as Annette Records.
While being married, Spectator indulges in an extramarital affair with Veronica Bennett, who was later called as Ronnie Spector. She had been a lead singer of the Ronettes girl group that was managed and produced by Spector. They got married in 1968. The couple adopted a son named Donté Phillip Spector in 1969.
To surprise his wife on Christmas, Spector adopted twin babies as Louis Phillip Spector and Gary Phillip Spector. Bennett alleged that in her memoir in 1990 that he detained her in his California mansion. He also psychologically tortured her. She also told her that he tried to damage her career by preventing her from performing. In 1972, with the help of her mother, she later got successful in escaping from the mansion. In 1974, she filed for a divorce. She also alleged that Spector threatened her to hire a man to kill her.
Phillip Spector, Jr. died of leukemia in 1991. In 2006, Spector married his third wife named Rachelle Short. He later filed for divorce in 2016, appealing irreconcilable differences. Spector had Parkinson. In 2014, it was found that Spector had lost the ability to speak.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 26 1939, Phil Spector is 81 years old as of today’s date 10th April 2021. His height is 5 ft 8 inches tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Spector worked with independent and hit-makers as Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber. He became a music producer for Dune Records. He came up with a series of hits and became a sensation in the industry. In 1961, he formed his own label, Philles Records. The associated with The Crystals the group, whose song “There’s No Other (Like My Baby),” that reached No. 20 position on the Billboard chart. The next song, “Uptown,” reached No. 13 position on US Bill Board Charts.
At the age of just 21, Spector became a millionaire who produced twenty consecutive hits.
After a year later, Spector got orders to attend a trial in Los Angeles. He was accused of a murder case. He became a hot topic on social media. In October 2008, he was found guilty under second-degree murder. He was penalized with nineteen-years of imprisonment in California and a penalty fee. His incredible music career was ended at that moment.
Awards & Achievements
There are no awards in his name. But still, he has managed to earn fame and respect from others. He would surely earn accolades in the near future.
Net Worth & Salary of Phil Spector in 2021
With twenty consecutive hits in a row, Spector became a millionaire at 21. He has an extensive collection of several hit music that is written and produced by him. Phil’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million as of April 2021.
Phil Spector is known for writing several hit songs. He is acknowledged among the highly influential personalities in pop music history. Having proved for committing an act of second-degree murder, he was punished with nineteen-years imprisonment. It not just spoilt his fabulous career, but also put an end to it.