Conor Oberst
Conor Oberst
Real Name/Full Name Conor Mullen Oberst
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Conor Oberst
Birth Place: Omaha Nebraska, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 15 February 1980
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 174 cm
In Feet and Inches –   5 feet 8.5 inches
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171.96 lbs
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Matthew Ryan Oberst, Sr.
Mother –  Nancy Oberst
Siblings: Matthew Ryan,  Justin H
School: Creighton Preparatory School,  St. Pius X/St. Leo School
College: University of Nebraska
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Corina Figueroa Escamilla
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Singer/Songwriter
Net Worth: $200 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Conor Oberst is a song bird that has been known over the years for his love and perfection in Indies music. He has been in the music industry for many years and has joined different bands during his career. Some of these bands include: Commander Venus, The Faint, and Park Ave among many others. However, his fame grew even more the moment he joined the band “Bright Eyes”. In 2008, Rolling Stone Magazine named him the Best Songwriter.

Well, how well do you know about Conor Oberst? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Conor Oberst’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Conor Oberst to date.

Biography and Early Life

Conor Oberst was born on the 15th of February in 1980 by the name Conor Mullen Oberst. He is the son of Matthew Ryan Oberst, Sr. and Nancy Oberst. His father worked at Mutual of Omaha as an information manager while his mom worked at Omaha Public Schools as an elementary education director. Conor has two elder brothers known as Justin H Oberst and Mathew Ryan Jr.

Conor’s elder brother was not only a teacher, but he also had a great interest in music. Out of love for music and his brother, he once supported him in releasing one of his independent albums. Justin however took a different path, and he is currently working as a law firm managing partner. There is no much information about the relationship between Conor and his brother Justin. But by the look of things, it seems Conor had a better relationship with Mathew than Justin.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Conor Oberst in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Conor Oberst’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 15 February 1980. Though, he is 5’8.5” in feet and inches and 174 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171.96 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


As per Oberst’s education, there is nothing much discussed about it. However, it is clear that he is a learned person. He attended Creighton Preparatory School for his elementary studies and later joined St. Pius X/St. Leo School for higher studies.

After graduating from high school, he joined the University of Nebraska but unfortunately he just went for three semesters and dropped out of school. This is mostly because; he was able to start his career at a very young age (13 years old). Therefore, much of his life was spent trying to better his expertise in the music industry.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Conor started going for music tours at a very young age. In 2008, he toured Mexico but something different happened this time. It was during this tour that he met the love of his life Figueroa Escamilla. What started as friendship grew and become love that would take them to the next level of their lives. In 2010, they decided to make their relationship official and hence they tied the knot. Unfortunately, in 2017, the love birds called it quits and separated amicably. There is no information whether they have kids together.

Is Conor Oberst Gay?

It is very clear that Coner Oberst is not gay. Apart from being married to his wife Figueroa Escamilla, there are rumors that he also dated Maria Taylor and Winona Ryder. At the same time, he was accused of assaulting a fan sexually in 2013 which brought great havoc in the media. Six months later in July 2014, the victim retracted the accusation and apologized for her actions.

Professional Career

Conor Oberst started writing and recording music at a very young age. Although he made money from his work, he was not able to earn great support and fame until he joined the band Bright Eyes. As indicated above, before joining Bright Eyes. Both Bright Eyes band and Conor Oberst benefited from the merger and are always grateful about the contract.

This is because, initially, many people considered the band as a one-off project. However, they were able to prove them wrong when they started creating and releasing different albums. Some of these albums include: ‘Fevers and Mirrors’, Every Day and Every Night’, and one of their best is ‘Letting off the Happiness’.

Conor Oberst has done a lot for Bright Eyes and some of the songs and albums he has released for the band include: Monsters of Folk, Kill the Monster Before it Eats Baby, Outer South and Gentleman’s Pact among others. Conor did not only earn great fame from his work, but he also received great accomplishment.


Looking at the great job this man has done, you can be sure that he has been able to earn several awards and nominations. Some of these nominations include; Peacemaker of the Year awarded by ‘Nebraskans for Peace in 2010. The Peacemaker of The Year award was such a great honor for Conor. One of the solo albums he did with Monster of Folk band was ranked on Billboard Top 200 on the 15th position.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Conor Oberst in 2024

Conor Oberst Net Worth
Conor Oberst Net Worth

From his great work and effort in the music industry, Conor has been able to earn a great fortune. As of 2024, his net worth is estimated to be around $200 million. Unlike many celebrities who try out different careers before getting to the main thing, Conor knew what he wanted in life and gave it his all from the beginning

There are different reasons why we get into our different careers in life. For some it is for the money and fame. However, for Conor, his love for music is what drove him to this industry at a very young age. With time, he has been able to attract wealth and fame as well.


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