Arlo Guthrie Net Worth 2021: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Arlo Davy Guthrie net worth is
$10 Million

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Arlo Davy Guthrie Wiki Biography

Arlo Guthrie was born on the 10th July 1947, in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City USA, and is a folk musician, particularly well known for singing protest songs against social injustice; his song “Massachusetts” is considered to be the state’s folk song. Guthrie has been nominated for the prestigious Grammy Award twice, during being active in the entertainment industry since 1967.

How rich is the musician? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of Arlo Guthrie’s net worth is as much as $10 million, as of late 2016. Music is the main source of Guthrie wealth.

Arlo Guthrie Net Worth $10 Million

To begin with, he is a son of folk music legend Woody Guthrie (1912-1967) and the dancer Marjorie Mazia Guthrie (1917-1983); his sister is record producer Nora Guthrie. Arlo Guthrie graduated from Woodward School in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn and then attended Stockbridge School in Massachusetts. For a short time he studied at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. Arlo made his first appearance at aged 13, continuing the musical tradition of his father. His musical development was influenced by Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Ramblin ‘Jack Elliott, Sonny Terry and the Weavers.

Guthrie’s career began at the Newport Folk Festival in 1967, in which he performed the 18 minute song “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”. At the age of 20, Guthrie had already toured overseas, and he performed at the now iconic Woodstock Festival in 1969, where he presented his version of “Amazing Grace” and Bob Dylan’s “Walking Down the Line”. Around the year 1972, Guthrie sang Steve Goodman’s “City of New Orleans”, which appeared in 4th position on Billboard Easy Listening and 18th on Billboard Hot 100 charts. Even 40 years later, the song with the line – Good Morning America – is regularly played overseas as well as in Europe.

In 1991, Arlo Guthrie bought the Trinity Church, known as Alice’s Restaurant, and set up the intercultural and interreligious Guthrie Center. In 1992, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for the album “Woody’s 20 Grow Big Songs”, which he recorded with his sister Nora – who is the director of the Woody Guthrie Archive – and his brother Joady. Another Grammy nomination he received was for the Best Music Album for Children entitled “This Land Is Your Land” (1997). His net worth was rising steadily.

Guthrie has mastered a variety of instruments, appeared as an actor, and written an award-winning children’s book entitled “Mooses Come Walking”. Even now the country singer is on tour almost every year. In Germany, Arlo Guthrie has toured several times with Hans-Eckardt Wenzel, with whom he also recorded a joint CD “Every 100 Years Live on the Wartburg”. It is worth saying that Arlo Guthrie preferably plays Western guitars from the company Gibson, which brought him the Arlo-Guthrie-LG-Signature guitar in his honour.

Finally, in the personal life of the singer, Arlo Guthrie has four children, including daughter Sarah Lee and son Abe, with whom he has collaborated on tour with Gordon Titcomb. His wife Jackie, to whom he was married for 43 years, died from cancer on the 14th October 2012 at the age of 68.

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Full Name Arlo Guthrie
Net Worth $10 Million
Date Of Birth July 10, 1947
Place Of Birth Coney Island, New York, United States
Height 6′ (1.83 m)
Profession Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer
Education Woodward School in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, Stockbridge School in Massachusetts, Rocky Mountain College, in Billings, Montana
Nationality American
Spouse Jackie Guthrie (1969- 2012, her death)
Children Sarah Lee Guthrie, Abe Guthrie, Annie Guthrie, Cathy Guthrie
Parents Woody Guthrie, Marjorie Mazia Guthrie
Siblings Nora Guthrie, Joady Guthrie
Awards Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience award (1992), Honorary Doctorate from Siena College (1981), Westfield State College (2008)
Record Labels Warner Bros. Records, Rising Son Records, Koch Records
Albums Live In Sydney (2005), Tales Of ’69 (2009), Mystic Journey (1996), Son of the Wind (1992), Amigo (1976), “Woody’s 20 Grow Big Songs”, Last of the Brooklyn Cowboys (1973), Alice’s Restaurant (1967), “This Land Is Your Land” (1997)
Nominations BAFTA Award for Best Film Music, Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children, Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Drama, Alice’s Restaurant Massacre, The City of New Orleans, Coming Into Los Angeles
Movies Alice’s Restaurant (1969), Renaldo and Clara (1978), Baby’s Storytime (1989), Roadside Prophets (1992)
TV Shows Rich Man, Poor Man: Book 2 (1976), “Byrds of Paradise” (1994), Beat Club (1970), The Muppet Show,Baby’s Storytime (1989), The Weavers: Wasn’t That a Time (1982), Singing in the Shadow: The Children of Rock Royalty (2003)
# Trademark
1 Dansko shoes
2 Long curly silver hair
# Quote
1 [on Woodstock, 1969] What made it wonderful was the fact that all those people could get along together without one black eye, one cut lip. That’s what went down – the kids respected the cops for doing their thing (and doing it well, too) and the cops respected the kids for not running wild – even though the conditions were terrible. You know, they could have started burnin’ stuff down, but they just sat there and were grooving with each other.
2 [on the advent of ‘Flower Power’] All political systems are on their way out. We’re finally gonna get to the point where there’s no more bigotry or greed or war. Peace is on the way. People are simply gonna learn that they can get more by being groovy than by being greedy.
3 My only description for me is that there’s no throwaway people. That’s the creed that I live by. It doesn’t matter if I’m singing or not. That’s the kind of person that my father and mother wanted me to be. The end obligation is to make people feel good about who they are.
4 I don’t do anything on stage that allows me to become a trained seal, where you’re just doing the same thing over and over.
5 You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in.
# Fact
1 Is currently doing a US Tour with his four children, son-in-law and seven grandchildren. Tour is entitled “Guthrie Family Rides Again” [October 2009]
2 A new CD entitled “In Times Like These” featuring the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra will be released on Arlo’s 60th birthday on July 10 [July 2007]
3 Served as one of several celebrity witnesses to testify at the trial of the Chicago Eight, featuring defendants Abbie Hoffman, David Dellinger, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden, Bobby Seale, Rennie Davis, John Froines, and Lee Weiner (1969-1970).
4 Father of Sarah Lee Guthrie
5 Had a hootenanny-style bar mitzvah when he was 13. His Hebrew tutor was the then-unknown Rabbi Meir Kahane, who later became founder of the Jewish Defense League.
6 Was named as “King of Brooklyn” at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 2001
7 Son of Woody Guthrie

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