|Celebrated Name:||Tony Bennett|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Anthony Dominick Benedetto|
|Age:||94 years old|
|Birth Date:||3 August 1926|
|Birth Place:||Astoria, New York, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Susan Crow (m. 2007), Sandra Grant Bennett (m. 1971–2007), Patricia Beech (m. 1952–1971)|
|Children:||Yes (Antonia Bennett, Danny Bennett, Dae Bennett, Joanna Bennett)|
|Profession:||American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$220 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
Tony Bennett is a singer and painter from the United States of America. His first album was released in 1952, called Because of You. Tony Bennett is the founder of art high school in New York called Frank Sinatra School of the Arts.
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Anthony Dominick Benedetto was born on August 3, 1926, in Astoria, Queens, New York. His father, John Benedetto, was a grocer, and his mother Anna Benedetto was a seamstress. Tony Bennett grew up with his sister and his brother, Mary Benedetto and John Benedetto Jr., in very hard conditions in an economic depression.
Tony Bennett studied music and painting at the High School of Art and Design in New York City, but he dropped out to economically support his family. He also went to the American Theatre Wing.
Tony Bennett was first married to Patricia Beech from 1952-1971. Tony and Patricia gave birth to 2 sons, audio engineer Dae Bennett, and producer Danny Bennett. Danny Bennett is currently Tony’s manager.
His second marriage was in 1971 to actress Sandra Grant Bennett, and they got divorced in 2007. Tony and Sandra gave birth to 2 daughters, singer Antonia Bennett, and actress Joanna Bennett.
Since 2007, Tony Bennett has been married to Susan Crow.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 3 August 1926, Tony Bennett is 94 years old as of today’s date 8th August 2020. His height is 1.71 m tall, and weight is 59 kg.
Tony Bennett was a child when he started singing and painting; he began performing in restaurants, then clubs. Tony also worked for the multinational nonprofit news agency, Associated Press, as a runner. Then, he had to serve at the United States Army during World War 2, where he was going to die several times but managed to escape, and he was discharged in 1946.
In 1952, Tony Bennett released his first album ever called Because of You. The song from the album, Because of You, was sold for millions of copies and ranked 1st on pop charts for several weeks. His second album was released in 1953 called Cloud 7. Tony Bennett continued on releasing many albums including Alone at Last with Tony Bennett, Tony, The Beat of My Heart, and many others.
Tony Bennett’s 2000s albums include Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues, A Wonderful World, The Art of Romance, Duets: An American Classic, Duets II, Viva Duets, Cheek to Cheek, and The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern. The albums had collaborations with several musicians including Bill Charlap, Lady Gaga, and others.
Tony Bennett found Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in 2001. He also has several artworks including Sunday in Central Park, Chianti, Positano, Golden Pavilion, and others.
Awards & Achievements
Tony Bennett has been winning a lot of awards for his outstanding work. His Grammy Awards include Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), Grammy Award for Record of the Year (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (Perfectly Frank, Steppin’ Out, MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett), and others. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program (Live by Request: A Valentine’s Special, and An American Classic).
Net Worth & Salary of Tony Bennett in 2020
As of August 2020, Tony Bennett has an estimated net worth of more than $220 million. He made his fortune from the great albums and singles that he’s been released, and from the tours and concerts he’s been going on. His albums were sold for millions of copies across the whole world. Tony Bennett’s artwork is being sold for around $100 thousand per art.
Tony Bennett is one of the most talented singers that has made a great contribution to the music industry. He won several Grammy Awards for his work. Tony Bennett has also collaborated with Lady Gaga in an album called Cheek to Cheek. He is married to Susan Crow, and they are happily living together in New York.