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Stanley Robert Vinton, Jr. net worth:
$20 Million

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Bobby Vinton Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Stanley Robert Vinton, Jr. was born on the 16th April 1935, in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania USA, of part-Polish descent, and is a pop singer, known as one of the most famous love song singers of the last few decades – his greatest success came with the song “Blue Velvet” (1963). During his entire career more than 75 million copies of his music were sold so the singer owns a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Vinton has been active in the entertainment industry since 1959.

How rich is the singer? It has been calculated by authoritative sources that the outright size of Booby Vinton’s net worth is as much as $20 million, as of the data presented in early 2017. Music is the main source of Vinton’s wealth.

Bobby Vinton Net Worth $20 Million

To begin with, Bobby Vinton’s father Stan Vinton worked as the bandleader of a local dance orchestra. so taught his son playing clarinet and founded his own big band. With the income, he financed his musical studies, during which he learned to play many other instruments, and earned a degree in Musical Composition.

In 1960, Vinton received a recording contract for his orchestra for several recordings, but they were not very successful. Eventually, he tried solo recording and among others the albums “Roses Are Red” (1962) and “Mr. Lonely” (1964), both containing quiet, languishing love songs were successful, and songs of this style became Vinton’s trademark. His title single “Roses Are Red” was released as a single, and immediately reached top position on the Billboard Hot 100 and was also a top 20 hit in England and Germany, garnering a total of over $1 million.

Vinton released one hit song after another, including in 1963 the internationally known song “Blue Velvet”. Later, the director David Lynch used the song as a film title for his classic “Blue Velvet” (1986). In 1964, Vinton wrote two other hits that were rewarded with first place on the Billboard Hot 100 – “There! I’ve Said It Again” and “Mr. Lonely” (also sung in Italian), the latter resumed as the basis for the song “Lonely” by Akon.

In the beginning of the 1970s, Bobby Vinton appeared for a change as an actor and landed two supporting roles in John Wayne films “Big Jake” and “The Train Robbers”. In 1974, the singer recorded “My Melody of Love” in a special version in which he also sang in Polish. The song became a kind of anthem among Polish-born Americans. and was usually named “the Polish prince”. From 1975 to 1978, Vinton was very successful with a music variety program on television – “The Bobby Vinton Show”. He also owned the Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet Theatre, in Branson, Missouri, which in 2002 was bought by David King, creator and producer of “Spirit of the Dance”. Annually, Vinton returns to Branson, attending to invitations to perform at the theatre.

Finally, in the personal life of the singer, he has been married to Dolly Vintula since 1962 and has five children. Their son Robbie Vinton played the role of his father in the movie “Goodfellas” (1990). Bobby and Dolly now live in Beverly Hills.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That Music Show2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Flores Raras2013performer: "Blue Velvet"
Chillerama2011performer: "Where Were You When I Was 17?" / writer: "Where Were You When I Was 17?"
Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day2009performer: "Blue On Blue"
Burning Palace2009Short performer: "Mr. Lonely" - uncredited
Cold Case2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
La rentadora2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mad Men2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mister Lonely2007performer: "Mr. Lonely" / writer: "Mr. Lonely"
Flushed Away2006writer: "Mr. Lonely"
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane2006performer: "Sealed With A Kiss"
Christmas in Love2004performer: "White Christmas"
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast1998TV Series performer - 1 episode
Goodfellas1990performer: "Roses Are Red"
The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book One - Satan Claus1989TV Short performer: "O Holy Night"
Summertime Blues: Lemon Popsicle VIII1988performer: "Blue Velvet"
Blue Velvet1986performer: "Blue Velvet"
Heaven Help Us1985performer: "Blue Velvet"
An American Werewolf in London1981performer: "Blue Moon"
Pink Lady1980TV Series writer - 1 episode
More American Graffiti1979performer: "Mr. Lonely" / writer: "Mr. Lonely"
Bobby Vinton's Rock 'n Rollers1978TV Special performer: "You're the One That I Want", "There! I've Said It Again", "Oh, Boy!"
Lemon Popsicle1978performer: "Mr. Lonely" / writer: "Mr. Lonely"
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox1976performer: "Lemondrops, Lollipops & Sunbeams"
Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow!1971performer: "Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow?"
Scorpio Rising1965Short performer: "Blue Velvet" - uncredited
Harlow1965/Iperformer: "Lonely Girl" theme from Harlow
Shindig!TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1964 writer - 1 episode, 1964
Surf Party1964performer: "If I Were an Artist"
Juke Box Jury1963TV Series performer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Benson1985TV SeriesBobby Vinton
Boone1983TV SeriesBobby Gaines
The Gossip Columnist1980TV MovieMarty Kaplan
The Train Robbers1973Ben Young
Big Jake1971Jeff McCandles
Harlow1965/ITheme Song Singer (voice)
The Patty Duke Show1965TV SeriesGeorge Reynolds
Surf Party1964Len Marshal

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Killer Tranny2011Short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chillerama2011special thanks - segment "I was a Teenage Werebear"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1987TV MovieHimself
Solid Gold1986TV SeriesHimself
Hee Haw1985TV SeriesHimself
Salute!1983TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Salute to Mother's Day1981TV SpecialHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1963-1981TV SeriesHimself - Vocalist / Himself
The Alan Thicke Show1981TV SeriesHimself
Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters1980TV SeriesHimself
Pink Lady1980TV SeriesHimself
Bobby Vinton's Rock 'n Rollers1978TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Bobby Vinton Show1975-1978TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Chuck Barris Rah-Rah Show1978TV SeriesHimself
The 4th Annual American Music Awards1977TV SpecialHimself
Dinah!1974-1975TV SeriesHimself
The Irv Kupcinet Show1975TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1972-1975TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
In Concert1975TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651964-1974TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
The Merv Griffin Show1965-1974TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Stand Up and Cheer1972-1974TV SeriesHimself
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour1972-1973TV SeriesHimself
Dinah's Place1973TV SeriesHimself
The Vin Scully Show1973TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1964-1973TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters1972TV SeriesHimself
The Virginia Graham Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1964-1970TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1968-1969TV SeriesHimself
The Kraft Music Hall1968TV SeriesHimself
Showcase '681968TV SeriesHimself
Two of a Kind1968TV SeriesHimself
Danny Thomas Special: Danny Goes Country and Western1966TV MovieHimself
The Match Game1965TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain
Juke Box Jury1965TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
ABC's Nightlife1965TV SeriesHimself
Hullabaloo1965TV SeriesHimself
Shindig!1964TV SeriesHimself - Singer
That Regis Philbin Show1964TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host / Himself / Himself - Guest Star
Celebrity Talent Scouts1960TV SeriesHimself
My Yearbook 1960-19632015TV MovieHimself - Co-Host
Justin and the Vintons2014TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2004TV SeriesHimself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The Polish Americans1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Coach1997TV SeriesHimself
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael1989TV SeriesHimself
Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous1989TV Series documentaryHimself
Christmas with the Stars: An International Earthquake Benefit1989TV MovieHimself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1986-1988TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Music, Adapted SongFlushed Away (2006)· Gene Pitney (music and lyrics by)


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#Fact
1Co-host, with June Chandler, of an infomercial for TimeLife's "Lifetime of Romance" music collection. [2006]
2He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
3Attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA as a music performance major. Instrument: clarinet.
4Went by his first name of Stanley until age 16, when he followed in his father's footsteps and joined his first band. He decided to use Bobby so he wouldn't be confused with his father.
5Kept his marriage to wife Dolly a secret for years. The record companies thought he would sell better if he was single. This is why, even to this very day, he has never worn his wedding ring.
6Father is Stanley Vintula, Sr. (professional name: Stan Vinton), mother is Dorothy Vintula.
7Shares his hometown of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, with fellow singers Perry Como and Joey Powers.
8One of his sons, Robbie Vinton, plays him in the movie Goodfellas (1990).
9He has three daughters and two sons: Robert, Kristin, Christopher, Jennifer (who later changed her name to Hannah) and Rebecca.
10His mother Dorothy also sings and dances in his act.
11Credits his mother Dorothy for inspiring his writing his hit song "My Melody of Love" - with Polish words in the song. This hit record led the way for The Bobby Vinton Show (1975) and for he and his family to be invited to the White House. Bobby was named as an Ambassador to Poland and traveled to Poland to perform.
12His song "There I've Said It Again" was the last song to hit #1 in the US before the "British Invasion".


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