About Neil Diamond
It has been reported that the overall amount of Neil Diamond net worth is as high as 175 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest musicians in the industry. Thus, a huge part of his net worth has been earned because of his career as a singer. Neil Diamond was born in New York City in 1941. In music industry, Neil Diamond is also usually referred to as ‘Jewish Elvis’. He has been active in music since 1960s, and since that time a huge part of Neil Diamond net worth has been accumulated. Neil Diamond got interested into music when he attended Erasmus Hall high school. There, he was a part of the school’s choir, which he attended together with Barbra Streisand. After that, Neil Diamond was studying at New York University, where he was a student of medicine. However, in his senior year of studying there, Neil Diamond started his career in music.
He was hired by one music publishing company, where he wrote songs for 50 dollars per week. Later, this career became one of the main sources of Neil Diamond net worth, as well. After that, Neil Diamond was signed to Columbia Records, but the songs which he wrote did not do well in charts. Thus, he came back to his job in Brill Building, where he continued his career as a song writer. In 1966, he wrote a song called “I’m a Believer”, which became the most successful song of that year. In addition, Neil Diamond was also a song writer for Elvis Presley. Working with well known musicians has made him very famous and also added up to the total amount of Neil Diamond net worth.
In 1966, Neil Diamond decided to come back to his career as a solo singer. At that time, he got signed to Bang Records. This label belongs to Atlantic Records. Neil Diamond became known for songs, such as “Cherry, Cherry”, “Solitary Man” and “Kentucky Woman”. In 1970, Neil Diamond moved to live to Los Angeles. There, he released a single called “Sweet Caroline”. After this successful release, Neil Diamond started touring in the United States.
In 1972 Neil Diamond released a live album called “Hot August Night”, which is also regarded as one of the best records of the singer. In 1973 Neil Diamond returned to work with Colombia Records. Under this label, he released a couple of well known songs, too, such as “Red, Red Wine” and “America”.