|Real Name/Full Name:
|78 years old
|31 August 1945
|Married and Divorced
|Michelle Rocca and Janet Planet
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Shana, Fionn Ivan Patrick, and Abbe Rocca Morrison)
|Is Van Morrison Gay?:
|Singer and songwriter
|Net Worth in 2024:
Van Morrison is an Irish singer and a songwriter who was born in Pottinger, Northern Ireland. He is also a saxophonist who plays it occasionally. Van was exposed to music, jazz, and blues at a very young age from his father’s record collection. He is a saxophonist, guitarist and also plays the harmonica. Van started playing in the bands in his mid-teens. He appeared on British television for the first time in 1965.
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Early Life & Biography
George Ivan Morrison was born in 1945 in Northern Ireland. He was the only child of his father George Morrison and mother, Violet Stitt Morrison. George was an electrician by profession at the shipyard, and Violet was a singer and a tap dancer when she was young. Morrison’s interest in music and instruments grew from his father’s music collection.
From 1950 to 1956, Morrison attended Elmgrove Primary school, Morrison later enrolled at an Orange field Boys Secondary School. However, he left school in 1960 with no formal education. At the age of 11, Morrison started playing the guitar, and a year later, he formed his first-ever band called “The Sputniks.” He also worked as a window cleaner before entering the world of professional music.
Van Morrison was married to two ladies, Michelle Rocca and Janet Planet, and together with them, Morrison had three children.
Janet Planet was Morrison’s first wife, and they both got married in 1968, and they broke up in 1973. Together they had two children, Son Fionn Ivan Park and Daughter Shana.
Michelle Rocca was Morrison’s second wife. They got married in the year 1992, and they broke up in 2018. Together they had a daughter named Abbe Rocca Morrison.
Van Morrison’s father was an electrician in a shipyard, and his mother was a tap dancer and singer during her youth. Van’s interest in music developed from his father’s records collection, and from then, he started his journey into the world of music.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31 August 1945, Van Morrison is 78 years old as of 25th February 2024. His height is 1.65m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Van Morrison is a singer and a talented songwriter. He joined the monarchs and continued playing for them. Van toured Europe for the very first time along with bandmates at a very young age of 17 years old. In Germany, the band recorded their first single called “Boozoo Hully Gully” under the name of Georgie and the Monarchies. However, in November 1963, his band got disbanded, but Morrison continued to play music with guitarist Herbie Armstrong and Geordie Sproule under the name of the band Golden Eagles.
Morrison was also hired as a blues singer ones. However, Morrison later left the Golden Eagles to play with a new R&B club band. In 1970, Morrison released his 3rd album titled “Moondance,” which also became his first-ever hit record, and he got famous from this. Again in 1978, Morrison released another album, “Wavelength,” that soon sold out.
Awards & Achievements
Van Morrison has numerous amount of awards and achievements, but some of his big shots are
He won the Grammy Award for best pop collaboration with vocals in 1998. He was also awarded the Grammy Hall of fame in 2007 and also received the Brit award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 1994. He was also given the American music honors and Lifetime achievement award for songwriting in 2017.
Net Worth & Salary of Van Morrison in 2024
Van became started singing from a very young age, and when he was only 17 years old he did his first music tour, Van got famous after the release of his third album “Moondance.” Van Morrison’s net worth is estimated at $100 million as of February 2024. To date, he had produced many best selling albums and written many songs that have made him earn $100 million.
Van Morrison is a very wealthy and talented musician who can play guitar saxophone and harmonica. To date, he has booked many awards to his named and has also released many best selling albums. His interest in music developed from his father, and from then, he started his career in music and become a well-known name in the industry.