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Eric Victor Burdon was born on 11 May 1941, in Walker, Northumberland, England, and is a singer and songwriter, best known for being the vocalist of the rock band The Animals. He is also a member of the funk band War, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Eric Burdon? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through success in the music industry. He is noted for his aggressive stage performance and is ranked by Rolling Stone as one of “The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time”. All of these achievements have ensured the position of his wealth.

Eric Burdon Net Worth $5 million

Eric started earning popularity as the lead singer of the band The Animals which was formed in 1962; they combined rock and electric blues becoming one of the leading bands of the British Invasion era. The group introduced British fashion and music, performing alongside names including The Beatles, and became known for their various singles including “The House of the Rising Sun”, “Baby Let Me Take You Home” and “It’s My Life”. His net worth started to increase significantly thanks to their popularity.

After several members left the band, Eric reformed it with drummer Barry Jenkins under the name Eric Burdon and the Animals. This incarnation was more psychedelic and they had hits including “When I Was Young”, “Ring of Fire”, and “San Franciscan Nights”. In 1975, the original band reunited for the album “Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted”, and they then released another album in 1983 entitled “Ark” which contained the single “The Night”. They followed this up with a world tour before their final performance in 1984, but Burdon continued playing music with the band Eric Burdon and the New Animals. They went on to release various live recordings and these continued to increase his net worth. He continues to perform today, with The Animals consisting of members Johnzo West, Dustin Koester, Justin Andres, Davey Allen, Ruben Salinas, and Evan Mackey.

Aside from The Animals, Burdon also joined the funk rock band War. In 1970, they released the album “Eric Burdon Declares “War”” which had singles including “Tobacco Road” and “Spill the Wine”. They then released a double album entitled “The Black-Man’s Burdon” which had moderate success. In 1976, they released a compilation album called “Love Is All Around”, before dis-banding although the group reunited to perform in 2008.

Eric also had a very successful solo career, beginning in 1971 with the Eric Burdon Band. He recorded the album “Guilty!” and performed at various festivals throughout the 1970s. In 1978, he recorded the album “Darkness Darkness” which was released two years later. He performed around the world as a solo artist, accompanied by a backing band. He was also known for forming various groups, changing names, and band members for performances. In 2004, he released the album “My Secret Life” which was considered a comeback album, and also a blues-R&B album entitled “Soul of a Man” in 2006. One of his latest recordings is an EP entitled “Eric Burdon & the Greenhornes” which featured him performing at 71 years old.

Burdon has also done some acting, mainly appearing in independent films.

For his personal life, it is known that Eric has married three times, firstly to Marianna Proestou, and then to Angie King (m. 1967–1969) and Rose Marks (m. 1972–1978) with whom he has a daughter. Since then he has apparently been single.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The SixtiesTV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Before I Disappear2014performer: "House of the Rising Sun"
Ride Along2014writer: "Sounds Of Da Police"
Papagordo. En casa de Raimundo Amador2011Documentary writer: "Casitas blancas"
DexterTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Attack the Block2011writer: "Sound of Da Police"
Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero2011Documentary performer: "Monterey", "Good Times" / writer: "Monterey", "Good Times"
Splinterheads2009performer: "House of the Rising Sun"
The Blue Hour2007arranger: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" Traditional / performer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" Traditional / producer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" Traditional
Zodiac2007performer: "Sky Pilot" / writer: "Sky Pilot"
Inside Deep Throat2005Documentary performer: "Spill the Wine"
Mean Girls2004performer: "Pass That Dutch"
Later with Jools Holland2002TV Series performer - 1 episode
The British Invasion Returns2000Video performer: "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood", "It's My Life", "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place", "Don't Bring Me Down", "The House Of The Rising Sun"
Remember the Titans2000performer: "Spill The Wine"
Steal This Movie2000performer: "Power to the People"
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo1999performer: "Spill The Wine"
Die Harald Schmidt Show1999TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Waterboy1998performer: "House of the Rising Sun"
Crush Proof1998performer: "Sky Pilot" / writer: "Sky Pilot"
Boogie Nights1997performer: "Spill the Wine"
Oz1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tohuwabohu1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
Drömmen om Rita1993writer: "For Miss Caulker", "I'm Crying"
Joe Versus the Volcano1990performer: "Sixteen Tons"
Flying Blind1989TV Movie performer: "We Gotta Get Out of this Place" / producer: "We Gotta Get Out of this Place"
19691988writer: "When I Was Young"
The Cat1988performer: "Good Times", "Good Times" Movie Version / writer: "Good Times", "Good Times" Movie Version
Men...1985performer: "When I was young"
Purple Haze1982writer: "When I Was Young"
Rock Concert1974TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart1970performer: "Magic Mountain"
OmnibusTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 1968 writer - 1 episode, 1968
Cop-Out1967performer: "AIN'T THAT SO"
Shindig!TV Series writer - 4 episodes, 1964 - 1965 performer - 1 episode, 1965
The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood1965TV Movie performer: "Snubbed", "We're Gonna Howl Tonight"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nowhere Now2008
The Blue Hour2007Bar Singer
Yes, You Can Go Home2003VideoArtist
Fabulous Shiksa in Distress2003Hoskins
Schnee in der Neujahrsnacht1999Rory
My Brother and I1998Eric Burdon
Shindig! Presents British Invasion Vol. 21992Video shortThe Animals
The Doors1991Backstage Manager (as Eric Burden)
Knees-Up1983TV Series
Comeback1982Rocco
Gibbi - Westgermany1980Hotelportier
11th Victim1979TV MovieSpider
It's a Bikini World1967Member of the Animals (uncredited)
Ready, Steady, Go!1965TV SeriesThe Fairy Godmother
The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood1965TV MovieHead Of The Wolf Pack

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Big Pink1994Documentary
Fliehkraft1984Short
Comeback1982
Hu-Man1975

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ready Steady Go, Volume 11983DocumentaryHimself (as The Animals)
Ohne Maulkorb1983TV Series documentaryHimself
GasTank1982TV SeriesHimself - Guest
All You Need Is Love1977TV Series documentaryHimself
Rock Concert1974TV SeriesHimself
Disco 21970TV SeriesHimself
Beat-Club1967-1970TV SeriesHimself - Musician
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHimself
Popcorn1969DocumentaryHimself
Della1969TV SeriesHimself
Monterey Pop1968DocumentaryPerformers (as Eric Burdon and The Animals)
Omnibus1968TV Series documentaryHimself
How It Is1968TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Joey Bishop Show1967-1968TV SeriesHimself
Two of a Kind1968TV SeriesHimself
All Systems Freeman1968TV SeriesHimself - Singer
New Release1968TV SeriesHimself
Good Evening!1968TV SeriesHimself
Tonite Let's All Make Love in London1967DocumentaryHimself
Whistle Stop1967TV SeriesHimself
Dee Time1967TV SeriesHimself
Ready, Steady, Go!1964-1966TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Singer
Hippodrome1966TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1966TV SeriesHimself - Singer
A Whole Scene Going1966TV SeriesHimself
Thank Your Lucky Stars1964-1966TV SeriesHimself
Late Show London1966TV SeriesHimself
When I Was Young1965Documentary shortHimself
Shindig!1965TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Hullabaloo1965TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1964-1965TV SeriesHimself
New Musical Express Poll Winners' Concert1965TV Movie documentaryHimself (as The Animals)
Go Go Mania1965Himself (as The Animals)
Get Yourself a College Girl1964Himself (uncredited)
Whole Lotta Shakin1964TV MovieHimself - leader The Animals
Melody Makers Aka Should Have Been There2015Documentary filmingHimself
Suburban Steps to Rockland: The Story of The Ealing Club2014Documentary post-production
The Amazing Nina Simone2014Documentary post-productionHimself
Born in Chicago2013Documentary post-productionHimself
ALL ATX: The British Invasion2015TV MovieHimself
Classic Rock Roll of Honour: Presented by Orange Amplification2014TV MovieHimself
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - The Animals
Tavis Smiley2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
The Nation's Favourite Number 1 Single2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
How the Brits Rocked America2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero2011DocumentaryHimself
Wild Thing2010DocumentaryHimself
Forever Young: How Rock 'n' Roll Grew Up2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band2010TV SeriesHimself
The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2010TV MovieHimself
British Blues Explosion2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sid Bernstein Presents...2010DocumentaryHimself
Remembering Nigel2009Himself
My Music: My Generation - The 60s2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Seven Ages of Rock2007TV Series documentaryHimself
My Music: The British Beat2007TV MovieThemselves
Classic Artists: The Moody Blues2006DocumentaryHimself
Musikprogrammet - programmet om musik2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Sixties: The Years That Shaped a Generation2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sinatra: Dark Star2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
José Carreras Gala2004TV SeriesHimself
Aufmarsch der Giganten Tour Documentary2004Video documentary shortHimself
Sex 'n' Pop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Rock 'N' Roll Goldmine: The British Invasion2004Video shortHimself
The Blues2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Later with Jools Holland2002TV SeriesHimself
The Secret History of Rock 'n' Roll with Gene Simmons2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Plaster Caster2001DocumentaryHimself
Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me2001DocumentaryHimself
The British Invasion Returns2000VideoHimself
Biography2000TV Series documentaryHimself
The Roseanne Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Music1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Die Harald Schmidt Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 41995TV Movie documentaryHimself (The Animals)
X-Large1987TV Series documentaryHimself
Na sowas!1986TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sixties Rock2004Video shortHimself (leader, The Animals)
Bye Bye Star-Club1987TV Movie documentaryHimself (Eric Burdon and the Animals)
Rock City1973DocumentaryHimself (as The Animals)
All Systems Freeman1968TV SeriesHimself - Promo

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#Fact
1Has one child, a daughter Alex, from his second marriage to Rose Marks.
2Cousin of author Gordon Burn.
3Eric went on to sing for fusion and heavy rock bands after they disbanded in 1966. The original members of the Animals reformed in 1977 and 1983, but without critical or popular success.
4Famous for his deep, raw, agonized singing voice.
5Lead singer for the musical group The Animals.
6Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Animals), 1994

#Quote
1Yeah, I love jazz. But most of the jazz that I love is of the past. If I listen to jazz, I'm listening to Duke Ellington. If I'm listening to jazz voicings, I'm listening to Joe Turner, Joe Williams, people like that. The concept of the voice within the structure of the music world is a very special thing for me because that's what I do, so I have to make it a special thing. But it is a special thing and the fact that the first, real, original instrument was the human voice when centuries ago the inhabitants of the planet would copy the sound of birds in the trees and all that. That's where singing came from and then it became a way of passing on messages and spreading the news when there was no newspapers, when there was no Internet. There was strolling minstrels who sang the news, they would sing the weather forecast, they would sing the cricket results in their bars. So y'know, the voice is a very special thing and that's why I still make the challenge of getting up in front of an audience and hoping that they'll like what I have to say and the way that I have to say it.
2[Bruce Springsteen] wanted to produce me. For some reason I said no, I didn't think it was the right time for me. I can't even come up with a reason why I should say no to Springsteen because I love the guy's work and the more I know about him and the people around him, he's a really stand up guy. For a long time I would have a thought now and again 'man, why did I turn Bruce down? What did I do that for?' But I do a lot of things on the spur of the moment and afterwards I think 'what did I do that for? Maybe my dyslexia has something to do with that, I don't know. If you put me in a room two buttons, a green button and a red button and it says 'red button, do not press'... I will. I'll press it. And I'm supposed to press the green one.
3Why would I want to celebrate a band that has driven me so much pain and anguish? And the fact that in Britain it's been ruled by a high court judge that I cannot enter Britain as an Animal anymore. I'm getting sued by my fellow members of the early band to the point of where I can't/I'm not supposed to call myself Eric Burdon and The Animals anymore in Britain... so that leaves a bad taste in my mouth.
4Bo's one of the guys who invented rock 'n' roll. He took two cultures that existed in separate forms - country and western and the kind of blues that used to be known as 'race music' - and put them together. His beat was a jungle beat. That's what he called it. (On Bo Diddley)


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