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Eric Howard Carmen net worth:
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Eric Carmen Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Eric Carmen was born on the 11th August 1949, in Cleveland, Ohio USA, and is a singer, songwriter, keyboardist, and guitarist, known as a member of the band called the Raspberries from 1972 to 1974, but better known through a notable solo career. Carmen’s career started in 1967.

Have you ever wondered how rich Eric Carmen is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Carmen’s net worth is as high as $10 million, earned through his successful career in music.

Eric Carmen Net Worth $10 Million

Eric Carmen was born into a family of Russian-Jewish immigrants, and grew up in Lyndhurst, Ohio, being introduced to music from a very early age. When he was six, Carmen took classes from a violinist of the Cleveland Orchestra, his aunt Muriel Carmen, while at 11 he already played the piano, and dreamed of writing his own songs. Eric went to the Charles F. Brush High School and played in such bands as the Harlequins, the Cyrus Erie, the Sounds of Silence, and the Fugitives; he later enrolled at John Carroll University.

In 1970, Carmen, Wally Bryson, Jim Bonfanti, and Dave Smalley formed a band called the Raspberries and released their self-titled debut album in 1972. It reached No. 51 on the Billboard 200 chart, while the single “Go All the Way” peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Also in 1972, they recorded their second album called “Fresh”, which made it to No. 36 on the Billboard 200, while the songs “I Wanna Be With You” and “Let’s Pretend” reached No. 16 and No. 35 respectively on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The Raspberries released two more albums before they split up: “Side 3” (1973) and “Starting Over” (1974), but they weren’t as successful as their predecessors. Regardless, Eric’s net worth was now well established.

Carmen started his solo career in 1975 after the breakup of the Raspberries, and released his debut studio self-titled album, which peaked at the No.21 position on the Billboard 200, while the song “All By Myself” reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. By the end of the ’70s, Carmen had recorded two more albums: “Boats Against the Current” (1977) and “Change of Heart” (1978), both of which were well received and popular, so increasing his net worth.

In 1980, Eric Carmen launched “Tonight You’re Mine”, which reached No. 160 on Billboard 200, while “Eric Carmen” (1984) peaked at No. 128 position on the Billboard chart. “The Definitive Collection” (1997) and “I Was Born to Love You” (2000) are some of his latest releases, while most recently Carmen recorded “The Essential Eric Carmen” in 2014. His net worth continues to steadily improve.

Regarding his personal life, Eric Carmen married Susan in 1993 and had two children with her before divorcing in 2009. In October 2016, he married the former Los Angeles newscaster Amy Murphy.

Eric Howard Carmen information

Eric Howard Carmen information

Birth date: August 11, 1949
Birth place: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Profession:Singer
Education:Charles F. Brush High School, John Carroll University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Susan Carmen (m. 1993–2009)
Children:Clayton Carmen, Kathryn Carmen
Parents:Ruth Carmen, Elmer Carmen
Music groups:Raspberries (Since 1970), Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band (2000 – 2000)

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Footloose1984music: "Almost Paradise" Love Theme
Des femmes pour Gourpanof1983performer: "All by Myself" - uncredited / writer: "All by Myself" - uncredited
James at 161978TV Series writer - 1 episode
Viva Italia!1977performer: "All by Myself" / writer: "All by Myself"
The Sonny and Cher Show1976TV Series writer - 1 episode
Top of the PopsTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1976 writer - 2 episodes, 1976
The Ernie Sigley Show1974TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series lyrics - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2016 music - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2016 performer - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2016
Bridget Jones's Baby2016writer: "All By Myself"
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising2016performer: "ALL BY MYSELF" / writer: "ALL BY MYSELF"
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sausage Party2016performer: "Hungry Eyes"
Zootopia2016performer: "All By Myself" / writer: "All By Myself"
Backstage2015TV Series 1 episode
Tu cara me suena2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Coronation Street2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
DRUNK STONED BRILLIANT DEAD: The Story of the National Lampoon2015Documentary writer: "Go All the Way"
Strictly Come DancingTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2014 performer - 1 episode, 2014
Mike & MikeTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2014 music - 1 episode, 2014 performer - 1 episode, 2014
Dancing with the Stars2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Guardians of the Galaxy2014writer: "Go All the Way"
Orange Is the New Black2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Take Me Out2012TV Series writer - 3 episodes
People Like Us2012performer: "Sunrise" / writer: "Sunrise"
Dark Shadows2012writer: "Go All the Way"
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Psych2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Footloose2011writer: "Almost Paradise"
GleeTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2011 performer - 1 episode, 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Being EricaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Super2010/Iperformer: "It Hurts Too Much" / writer: "It Hurts Too Much"
Cold CaseTV Series writer - 1 episode, 2010 performer - 1 episode, 2006
30 Rock2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
How I Met Your Mother2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
America's Got Talent2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
20 to 1TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Everybody Hates ChrisTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2009 writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2009
Bedtime Stories2008performer: "All By Myself" / writer: "All By Myself"
MusicalMENT2008TV Movie writer: "Mirant el cel"
So You Think You Can Dance2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Superhero Movie2008writer: "All By Myself"
The Brothers Solomon2007writer: "Almost Paradise"
Patinando por un sueño2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
It Takes Two2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Clatterford2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dexter2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Meine verrückte türkische Hochzeit2006TV Movie performer: "All By Myself" / writer: "All By Myself"
Idol2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols2002-2005TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Australian Idol2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nearing Grace2005writer: "All by Myself"
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne2003-2005TV Series writer - 2 episodes
ScrubsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
American Idol2004TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Shrek 22004writer: "All By Myself" 1975
My Date with Drew2004Documentary performer: "All By Myself" / writer: "All By Myself"
Dawn of the Dead2004writer: "All By Myself"
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pop Idol2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nouvelle Star2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch2003TV Series music - 1 episode
Comedy Lab2002TV Series performer - 1 episode
Operación triunfo2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
That '70s ShowTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
Bridget Jones's Diary2001writer: "All by Myself" - as Carmen
Down to Earth2001"All By Myself" / performer: "All By Myself"
Almost Famous2000writer: "Go All the Way"
FriendsTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 2000 writer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 2000
Me Myself I1999writer: "All By Myself" 1975
Half Baked1998writer: "All By Myself"
Under Wraps1997TV Movie performer: "All By Myself" / writer: "All By Myself"
The Video Pool1996TV Series writer - 1 episode
Clueless1995"ALL BY MYSELF"
To Die For1995performer: "ALL BY MYSELF" / writer: "ALL BY MYSELF"
SjansTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1992 writer - 1 episode, 1992
Redeye Express1988TV Movie performer: "Hungry Eyes"
Dirty Dancing1987performer: "Hungry Eyes" / producer: "Hungry Eyes"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Buni TV Comedy Series2013TV Series music by - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That's What Friends Are for: Arista's 15th Anniversary Concert1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
Dirty Dancing Concert Tour1988DocumentaryHimself
Redeye Express1988TV MovieHimself
America's Top 101988TV SeriesHimself
The 15th Annual American Music Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
New American Bandstand 19651973-1988TV SeriesHimself
Dinah!1979TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1978TV SeriesHimself - Vocalist
Top of the Pops1976TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Interview

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20 to 12009TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Album of Instrumental Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television SpecialFootloose (1984)· Bill Wolfer
· Dean Pitchford
· Kenny Loggins
· Tom Snow
· Sammy Hagar
· Michael Gore
· Jim Steinman


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#Fact
1Move back Northeast Ohio from Los Angeles [2004]
2The Raspberries are reuniting for a mini-tour including a show at the Chicago House of Blues [January 2005]
3Son, Clayton, and daughter, Kathryn.
4In 1972, he had two successive hits with "The Rasberries": "Go All The Way" and "I Want To Be With You". In 1976 he achieved solo recording success with "All By Myself". His later hits have included "Never Fall In Love Again" , "Make Me Lose Control", and "Hungry Eyes" (from the soundtrack of "Dirty Dancing").
5Grew up in Lyndhurst, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb.
6Began classical training at the Cleveland Insititute of Music from age 2 through his teens.
7Lead singer of '60s rock band The Raspberries.

#Quote
1Diane Warren, to my knowledge, has no great knowledge of music theory, and had no classical training, and she is an absolutely great songwriter. I would doubt that Holland (Brian Holland), Dozier (Lamont Dozier) and Holland (Eddie Holland) had classical training. It's not necessary. It doesn't hurt. It certainly helped me. But it's not a prerequisite.
2I thought that it's a crime that there are some spectacular melodies in classical music that the general public doesn't get exposed to. I thought this was a way for me to bring some of the classical music that I love, incorporate it into a pop song for a new decade of kids, and introduce them to those beautiful melodies that they might not otherwise hear.


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