About Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond is a well known musician who has been involved into this industry since the 1960s. It has also been stated that the current sum of Neil Diamond net worth reaches as much as 175 million dollars. More than 125 copies of his records have been sold on an international level up to this day. Neil Diamond is regarded as one of the most successful Billboard artists, he is placed 3rd after the success of Elton John and Barbra Streissand. Neil Diamond’s songs have received a lot of success and many covers of his songs have been created by musicians from different countries.
In addition to being a singer, he is also known as a songwriter, which is another important source of Neil Diamond net worth. As a songwriter, his name was also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2011, Neil Diamond also became one of the artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Other accomplishments of him include his being an honoree at Kennedy Center, the title which was given to him in 2011. Also, in 2000, Neil Diamond became the recipient of the award of Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement.
Ten singles of Neil Diamond have entered Hot 100 charts, the singles being “Yesterday’s Songs”, “I’ve Been This Way Before”, “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”, “Cracklin’ Rosie”, “I’m a Believer”, “Longfellow Serenade”, “America”, “If You Know What I Mean”, “Heartlight”, “Song Sung Blue” and “Desiree”. The sales of these singles also increased the total amount of Neil Diamond net worth. Neil Diamond is still known to be involved into singing and song writing and he is also planning to do a national tour.
Neil Diamond was born in 1941 in New York. He was raised in a Jewish household. His parents were immigrants from Poland and Russia. Before he started his career in music, which today serves as the most important source of Neil Diamond net worth, he also dreamt about becoming a laboratory biologist.
However, when he was still a student at New York University, Neil Diamond got an offer from people from one music company, which offered Neil Diamond to write songs for their artists and get paid 50 dollars per week for doing so, thus, Neil Diamond took this opportunity and since that time he has been involved into writing lyrics for his songs as well as songs by other artists.