Christopher Charles Geppert was born on the 3rd May 1951 in San Antonio, Texas USA, and as Christopher Cross is a singer and songwriter, the winner of five Grammy Awards as well as an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for the Best Original Song; surprisingly, he won all of the above mentioned awards in 1981. Christopher has been active in the entertainment industry since 1971.
How much is the net worth of Christopher Cross? Authoritative sources estimate that the outright size of the singer’s wealth is as much as $10 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. The main source of his wealth is music.
Christopher Cross Net Worth $10 Million
His career began in the band Flash in Austin, Texas before he secured a record deal as a solo singer in 1978. In 1980, he made a breakthrough with his first single “Ride Like the Wind”; Cross, who writes all his songs, went straight to number two on the Billboard Hot 100, moreover attracting international attention. With his second single he surpassed that success, with “Sailing” reaching the top position on the Billboard Hot 100, with Cross managing to win three Grammy Awards, for the Record of the Year, Song of the Year and the Best Arrangement. To add more, the same year he won two more Grammy Awards for the Album of the Year (“Christopher Cross”) and the Best New Artist. His greatest success was followed with the theme tune “Best That You Can Do” for the comedy film “Arthur” (1981) with Dudley Moore in the lead role, which he wrote with Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and Peter Allen. The song was his second number one hit and sold over a million copies in the USA alone, and was certified gold; in many other countries round the world, it reached the top ten, and in addition, the song was awarded the Oscar for the Best Original Song in 1981. His net worth was now well established.
Cross’ second album, “Another Page” released in early 1983, was also successful, and appeared on music charts all over the world, and was certified gold both in the UK and USA, and the only single, “Think Of Laura”, reached the top position on charts because it was used in the popular television series “General Hospital”. After that, his third album “Every Turn of the World” (1985) was disappointing, and his fourth album failed to chart, so he looked for a new record company. Nevertheless, he continued to appear in the Asian music market, and also appeared in the charts in Germany.
In 2008, he released a studio album entitled “The Carlyle Coffee Sessions”. In addition to this, Christopher Cross released a Christmas album “A Christopher Cross Christmas” the following year, and in 2011, he released a studio album entitled “Doctor Faith”; to promote this album, he performed in Paris, which concert was recorded and released as a double CD + DVD “A Night in Paris” in 2013. In 2015, he participated in the tour of Zenith event organized by Jean-Félix Lalanne.
Finally, in the personal life of the singer and songwriter, he was married to Jan Bunch from 1988 to 2007; they have two children. Christopher was formerly married to Roseann Harrison from 1973 to 1982. Currently, Cross is single.
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