Recently, a piece of news has come into the headlines, a popular American singer whose name is Tony Bennett is going to retire from the stage. He is one of the most famous and renowned singers who has gained a huge reputation and name for his numerous hit songs. He has also been honored for his amazing singing with many awards. Before a week ago of his retirement, he collaborated with Lady Gaga and has set fire on the stage. Since the news of his retirement broke out, several people are searching for him and also want to know his net worth. Let’s have look at Tony Bennett’s life.
Tony Bennett Net Worth 2021
Tony Bennett is an American-based singer who was born on 03 August 1926 in Queens, New York City. His birth name is Anthony Dominick Benedetto, while he is professionally known as Tony. He was born to John Benedetto and Anna. Tony was the first child of his family who was born in the hospital. He completed his education at the School of Industrial Art in New York, he studied music and painting there. He served as a runner and copy boy in Manhattan for Associated Press.
He has also founded the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Queens’ Astoria in New York. At a very young age, he started his singing career. He also fought in the final stages of the 2nd World war where he served as a U.S. Army infantryman in the European Theater. He has signed with Columbia Records label. He has gained popularity in the singing industry with his first release “Because of You” in the year 1951. He has placed an artistic peak in the 1950s for his several albums including The Beat of My Heart, Bennett Sings, and Basie Swings. His signature song is “I Left My Heart In San Francisco” that had recorded in 1962.
Recently, when he collaborated with Lady Gaga, meanwhile they also toured together and made two albums together including Love for Sale and Cheek to Cheek. He has also worked in various television shows such as Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Late Night with David Letterman, The Simpsons, Muppets Tonight, and several MTV shows. On 12 August, the news came out that the singer is not going to be present at the scheduled concerts in New York, Maryland, Canada, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Connecticut.
His son, Danny passed a statement informing that his father had Alzheimer’s disease and stated, “We don’t want him to fall on stage, for instance. We’re not worried about him being able to sing. We are worried, from a physical standpoint … about human nature.” After getting the news of the singer’s retirement, his fans and fellow colleagues are praising him for his work so far. Stay tuned with us for more updates.