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Doc Severinsen net worth:
$20 Million

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Doc Severinsen Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Carl Hilding “Doc” Severinsen is an Arlington, Oregon-born American jazz and pop trumpeter who is perhaps best known for leading the NBC Orchestra on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson”. Born on July 7 1927, Carl has been active in his profession since 1952 and is still prominent in the field.

A legendary trumpeter of America who has been active in his profession for more than six decades, one may wonder how rich is Doc at the present? As estimated by authoritative sources, Doc Severinsen counts his net worth at an amount of $20 million as of mid-2016. He has managed to amass such wealth being a popular television personality, and known for his trumpeting skills. His own concerts and television shows have added a lot to his net worth over the years.

Doc Severinsen Net Worth $20 million

Raised in Oregon, Doc was raised by his mother and father, who used to be a dentist and an amateur violinist. His father wanted Doc to learn violin from a early age, but Doc’s interest in the trumpet became so strong that he was already performing in public before he was twelve years old, and in that year he won the Music Educator’s National Contest. Even before leaving high school, he was hired by the Ted Fio Rito Orchestra, one of the most popular orchestras at the time. However, Doc’s career came to a halt as he was drafted for World War II during which he served in the US Army. Following the end of war, he again pursued his music career, and joined NBC-TV’s show “Tonight” when Steve Allen used to host the show. Later, he joined NBC’s “The Tonight Show”, and this was a pivotal point in Severinsen’s career, as he then became the band leader and his net worth also began to rise.

Doc became more popular as a trumpeter after he joined “The Tonight Show”. As a part of the program, he played swing and jazz music including compositions by popular artists Cole Porter and Dizzy Gillespie. Doc is better recognized for his flashy fashion during the show, and his ability to add relatable music in different situations during the show. He has also recorded more than thirty albums under the band name “The Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinsen”. His orchestra was later re-named as “Doc Severinsen and The Tonight Show Band”. All of these ventures have been very significant in adding to Doc’s net worth over the span of his career as a trumpeter.

Regarding his personal life, 89 years-old Doc has married three times. His third wife is Emily Marshall who used to be a secretary of “The Tonight Show” producer Fred de Cordova; he was previopusly married to Evonne Nyman from 1964-76. Severinsen is the father of five children and a grandfather of eight. As for his hobbies, Doc likes to collect American art and cooking. He also helps design new trumpets for the S.E Shires Company. For now, he enjoys his career as an accomplished musician while his net worth of $20 million caters to his and his family’s daily lives.

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Music Department

Music Department

Late Show with David Letterman2005TV Series musical director - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonTV Series musical director - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1973 musical conductor - 1 episode, 1992
Designing Women1986-1988TV Series performer - 44 episodes
CBS News Sunday Morning1979TV Series documentary musician: trumpet, "Abblazen" - 1998-2004
The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1977TV Special musical director
Tonight!1953-1957TV Series musician - 76 episodes



The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Gracie2007performer: "The Tonight Show"
Talk to Me2007performer: "Johnny's Theme"
Late Show with David Letterman2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
Isn't She Great2000performer: "Johnny's Theme"
In Performance at the White House: A Tribute to American Music - Jerome Kern1987TV Movie performer: "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "Old Man River/Finale"
Designing Women1986TV Series performer: "Georgia on My Mind"
Sharky's Machine1981performer: "Sexercise" Instrumental, "High Energy" Instrumental
The Bionic Woman1976TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Kraft Music Hall1968TV Series performer - 1 episode



Fatal Instinct1993Guest Musician
The Larry Sanders Show1993TV SeriesDoc Severinsen
Cheers1992TV SeriesDoc Severinsen
NBC Special Treat1980TV SeriesDoc
The Bionic Woman1976TV SeriesMuffin Calhoon
Love, American Style1973TV SeriesRollo (segment "Love and the Cover")
Bonanza1972TV SeriesHotel Manager



The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Musician
Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
American Masters2012TV Series documentaryHimself
I Stand Corrected2012DocumentaryHimself
Pioneers of Television2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1994-2005TV SeriesHimself
Charlie Rose2005TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2005TV SeriesHimself
The Johnny Carson Collection, His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show': 1962-19921994VideoHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1993TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1992TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1967-1992TV SeriesHimself - Bandleader / Himself / Himself - Bandleader (1967-1992) / ...
Dame Edna's Hollywood1991TV SeriesHimself
One on One with John Tesh1991TV SeriesHimself
Johnny Carson's 29th Anniversary1991TV SpecialHimself
Comic Relief III1989TV Special documentaryHimself
The Ice Capades with Jason Bateman and Alyssa Milano1989TV MovieHimself
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Favourite Female Musical Performer
1989 MLB All-Star Game1989TV SpecialHimself - National Anthem
One for the Road1989TV Short documentaryHimself
The New Hollywood Squares1987-1988TV SeriesHimself
The 29th Annual Grammy Awards1987TV SpecialHimself
In Performance at the White House: A Tribute to American Music - Jerome Kern1987TV MovieHimself
It's Garry Shandling's Show.1987TV SeriesHimself
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration1986TV Special documentaryHimself
Comic Relief1986/ITV SpecialHimself
Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 22nd Anniversary1984TV MovieHimself
Salute!1983TV SeriesHimself
Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 20th Anniversary1982TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 19th Anniversary Special1981TV MovieHimself / Bandleader
Johnny Carson's 18th Anniversary Special1980TV MovieHimself
Uptown: A Tribute to the Apollo Theatre1980TV SpecialHimself
Horas doradas1980TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1973-1980TV SeriesHimself
Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 17th Anniversary Special1979TV MovieHimself
Vega$1978TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1978TV SeriesHimself
The Jim Nabors Show1978TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1964-1978TV SeriesHimself - Musician / Himself - Trumpeter
Happy Birthday, Las Vegas1977TV SpecialHimself
Dinah!1975-1977TV SeriesHimself
The 4th Annual American Music Awards1977TV SpecialHimself
Sandy in Disneyland1974TV MovieHimself
The Dean Martin Show1973TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1973TV SeriesHimself
Get Happy1973TV MovieHimself
Timex All-Star Swing Festival1972TV SpecialHimself - Host
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In1971TV SeriesHimself
The David Frost Show1971TV SeriesHimself
He Said, She Said1970TV SeriesHimself
Della1969TV SeriesHimself
The Joan Rivers Show1969TV SeriesHimself
The Kraft Music Hall1968TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Omg! Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project2007DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Winds of Whoopie1983TV MovieHimself

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