|Celebrated Name:||Weird Al|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Alfred Matthew “Weird Al” Yankovic|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 October 1959|
|Birth Place:||Downey, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Suzanne Yankovic (m. 2001)|
|Children:||Yes (Nina Yankovic)|
|Profession:||American singer-songwriter, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, and author|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$18 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Weird Al is a well-known American singer. He’s embellished with many talents and has worked as a musician, a record producer, a satirist, a parodist, a television producer, an actor, a songwriter, a keytarist, a music video director, a film director, and a composer.
Al earned the epithet “Weird Al” in his college’s radio show. He made several parodies of trendy music accompanied by videos.
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Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born in 1959 on 23 October to Nick Yankovic and Mary Elizabeth. He was born in Los Angeles, California but was raised in Lynwood, California.
At the age of seven, Al paced towards the world of music. Al got introduced to music when a door-to-door salesman came sauntering to his family and accosted accordion or guitar coaching for a local music school. The family chose to concede Al for accordion lessons.
Weird Al got conversant with musicians like Allan Sherman, Tom Lehrer, Spike Jones, and Stan Freberg via a famous radio show of “Dr. Demento.”
Al graduated from Lynwood High School as a valedictorian and attended California Polytechnic State University to study Architecture.
Weird Al married Suzanne Krajewski on February 10, 2001, and they have a daughter Nina who was born on February 11, 2003.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 23 October 1959, Weird Al is 61 years old as of today’s date 15th January 2021. His height is 1.83 m tall, and weight is 79 kg.
In his college, Al recorded his first parody, “My Bologna” of the then famous song “My Sharona” by The Knack.
After graduating in 1980, he released various parodies like “Another One Rides the Bus” and “I Love Rocky Road.”
His career was driven to new heights when he released “Eat It,” a parody of Michael Jackson‘s “Beat It.” It became a smash on MTV and earned him big fame.
The first comedy record released in the new compact disc format was “Dare to Be Stupid” that featured Al’s “Like a Surgeon.”
In 1986, Polka Party by Al did not earn him much but then, and he came up with a platinum-selling album Eve Worse in 1988. In the very next year, he got an opportunity to work as an actor in a feature film UHF. Al co-wrote the story and gave a soundtrack for the same.
On April 9, 2004, Al’s parents became victims of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning that spilt from their fireplace and died. This was a major fall in Al’s career.
His latest works include a single “White & Nerdy” in 2006 and release of album “Alpocalypse” in 2011.
Awards & Achievements
Being a talent trove, Weird Al has earned many awards and accomplished many achievements in his career of forty years.
Weird Al won four Grammy Awards and earned eleven Grammy nominations for his impeccable work.
In the year 1985, he got the Grammy award in the category of Best Comedy Recording for “Eat It”, and in 1989, he won the Grammy award in the category of Best Concept Music Video for “Fat.”
In 2007, he won the Streamy Award for Best Guest Star in a Web Series for his work in Know Your Meme.
In the year 2014, he won people’s Choice Webby Award for Weird Al Yankovic: Foil.
In 2004 and 2015, Weird was awarded the Grammy award in the category of Best Comedy Album for his work in Poodle Hat and Mandatory Fun, respectively.
Net Worth & Salary of Weird Al in 2021
As of January 2021, Weird Al has an estimated net worth of more than $18 million. He makes his fortune from music and parodies.
Weird Al is renowned for his humorous song parodies and the flavour of accordion he puts in his work. Apart from parodying, he’s also given many original songs like “You Don’t Love Me Anymore” and “One More Minute.”