Neil Young
Neil Young
Real Name/Full Name Neil Percival Young OC OM
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Neil Young
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 November 1945
Age/How Old: 75 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165.5 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father –Scott Alexander Young
Mother –Edna Young
Siblings: Robert Bob Young, Astrid Young
School: Faulkner Elementary School, Earl Grey Junior High School, Kevin High School
College: Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute
Religion: N/A
Nationality: Canadian
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Daryl Hannah (m. 2018), Pegi Young (m. 1978–2014), Susan Acevedo (m. 1968–1970)
Kids/Children Name: Amber Jean Young, Ben Young, Zeke Young
Profession: Singer-Songwriter
Net Worth: $75 Million
Last Updated: May 2021

Neil Young was a Canadian- American singer-songwriter who was popular in his profession. Apart from it, he was also a musician, a filmmaker, and an activist. His tremendous singing skills, his guitar skills, and his unique and iconic lyrics made him famous.

Well, how well do you know about Neil Young? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Neil Young’s net worth in 2021, 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 Neil Young to date.

Biography and Early Life

Neil Young was born in Toronto in Canada. His father was a journalist and sportswriter. His family moved to Ontario just after Young’s birth in 1945. Neil suffered from polio in 1952. It did not seem like Neil had a happy childhood when his father had extramarital affairs, and later, he left his mother.

While his parents got a divorce, Neil started living with his mother. From a very young age, Neil started getting attracted to music, particularly to genres such as Rock n Roll, R&B, Country music, etc. He started idealizing the music icon, Elvis Presley. It is known that Young first began experimenting with music with the ukulele.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Neil Young in 2021, and what is his height and weight? Well, Neil Young’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 9th May 2021 having been born on 12 November 1945. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165.5 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.

Education

While Young was on vacation in Florida, he attended “Faulkner Elementary School.” When he was in Toronto, Young attended “The Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute” from 1959, but rumor has it that he was expelled from that school. While Neil was in Winnipeg, he attended the “Earl Grey Junior High School,” where Neil formed his first band, “The Jades.” Later, when he heard “Kelvin High School,” he started his first stable band called “The Squires.”

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Neil Young With Wife Daryl Hannah
Neil Young With Wife Daryl Hannah

Neil Young is married to Daryl Hannah, who is his 3rd wife. They married in 2018. The couple has three children as well, whose names are Amber Jean Young, Ben Young, and Zeke Young. Before Daryl, he was married to Pegi Young and Susan.

Is Neil Young Gay?

Neil Young got married to Daryl Hannah in 2018, and earlier; he was married two times. The couple also has three children. So, Neil Young is not gay.

Professional Career

Neil left his band “The Squires” and decided to work at various folk clubs, where later, he met Joni Mitchell, a musician, and songwriter. He recorded his first hit song, “Flying On The Ground Is Wrong,” along with another Winnipeg band called “The Guess Who.”

Neil joined the band called “The Mynah Birds” in 1966. However, the leader of the band, Rick James, was arrested, and soon the band ended. With the band’s best player Bruce Palmer, Neil went to Los Angeles where both met Stephen Stills, and they decided to form a band, “Buffalo Springfield.” This band released their first album “Buffalo Springfield” in 1966, which was a huge commercial success.

The band separated in 1968 after releasing two more successive albums. Neil collaborated with a band, “Crazy Horse,” and along with them, he released his hugely popular album “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere.” However, he left the band after some years. Neil became a part of a band called “CSN&Y” in 1969.

This band was presented with the “Best New Artist Grammy Award” in 1969. From the 1970s to the 1990s, Neil had released several successful albums; some of them are “On The Beach,” which was released in 1974, “American Dreams,” which was released in 1988, “Rust Never Sleeps,” which released in 1979 and so on.

Neil Young showed he is a talent as a director as well. He took the pseudonym Bernard Shakey and directed films such as “Human Highway,” which was released in 1982, “Journey Through The Past,” which was released in 1979. He was a good actor as well and had even acted in several documentaries and films.

Awards

  • Neil Young was presented with the “Canadian Music Hall of Fame” in 1982.
  • He was also presented with the “Rock And Roll Hall of Fame” in 1995.
  • Neil Young received 2 Grammy Awards too.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Neil Young in 2021

Neil Young Net Worth
Neil Young Net Worth

As of 2021, Neil Young’s work in the field of music made his net worth to be approximately $75 Million. Moreover, his career as a director and an actor made his net worth increase.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Neil Young has done several social works. In 1985, Young co-founded a benefit concert called “Farm Aid,” which was formed to welfare the farmers. Reportedly, this concert is still held every year so that money can be raised for the farmers in the United States of America.
  • Neil founded an educational organization named “The Bridge School.” This school was formed to provide children with massive physical and speech impairments with some help. It was formed in 1986.

For all his contributions towards the field of music, Neil Young led him to be named by “Rolling Stone” as the “34th Greatest Artist Of All Time In Rock ‘n’ Roll”. He truly deserved this honor after a successful career as a musician, and after producing some great hits of the era.

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