Alfred Matthew Yankovic is usually recognized by his stage name Weird Al Yankovic. He is a well-known American entertainer. Weird Al Yankovic is known as a singer, musician, song writer, record producer, director, satirist and actor. All these endeavours are very important when it comes to accumulating Weird Al Yankovic net worth, which has been claimed to have an estimate of $10 million dollars, as of right now. In addition to this, Weird has increased his net worth writing books for children. He is the winner of three Grammy Awards which has also added much to Al Yankovic net worth. Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born on October 23, 1959 in Downey, California, United States.
Weird Al Yankovic Net Worth $10 Million
Al Yankovic began learning to play the accordion at the age of six. He graduated from high school at the age of 16 being the best student that year. He graduated from the university with a degree in architecture but realized that he wants to achieve the comedian’s and musician’s career. Al Yankovic hosted the campus radio show where he first used the nickname Weird Al.
Weird Al Yankovic debuted as a parody musician thus opening his net worth account in 1976. Since the beginning of his career it has been sold more than 12 million albums which added a decent amount of money into Weird Al net worth. Yankovic has released fourteen studio albums, ten compilation albums, two EPs, forty-seven singles, eleven video albums and fifty-four music videos so far. The following studio albums were certified gold ‘’Weird Al’ Yankovic’ (1983), ‘Alapalooza’ (1993), ‘Straight Outta Lynwood’ (2006). Platinum certification received the albums ‘’Weird Al’ Yankovic in 3-D’ (1984), ‘Dare to Be Stupid’ (1985), ‘Even Worse’ (1988), ‘Off the Deep End’ (1992), ‘Bad Hair Day’ (1996), ‘Running with Scissors’ (1999). The most successful was the last album ‘Mandatory Fun’ (2014) which peaked on the top position of US chart.
Yankovic has increased his net worth being nominated for a Grammy Award eleven times, three of which he won the Awards. Weird Al was the director of his music videos and directed them for other musicians as follows the bands of Blues Explosion, The Black Crowes, The Presidents of the United States of America and others. In addition to being a great parodist and musician Weird Al has also appeared on the television and big screen. He took some roles in the films ‘Tapeheads’ (1988) directed by Bill Fishman, ‘The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!’ (1988) and ‘The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear’ (1991) directed by David Zuker, ‘Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult’ (1994) directed by Peter Segal, ‘Spy Hard’ (1996) directed by Rick Frieberg and ‘Halloween II’ (2009) written, produced and directed by Rob Zombie. Weird Al Yankovic landed the leading role in the film ‘UHF’ (1989) directed by Jay Levey. Due to his popularity, it is expected that the net worth of Weird Al Yankovic will be rising in the near future. Weird Al married his present wife Suzanne Krajewski in 2001. Together they have a daughter.
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