Boy George Net Worth
Who is Boy George?
George Alan O’Dowd aka Boy George is a famous English songwriter, singer, fashion designer and DJ. He was born on 14th June 1961. He has gained his fame as the lead singer of “Culture Club” – a famous pop-brand that has won both the Grammy and Brit Award. During the 80s, the brand reached the peak of their success. They recorded some of their super hit songs including “Time (Clock of the Heart)”, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me”, “Karma Chameleon” etc. George became famous among the audience for his androgynous appearance and his unique soulful voice. He took part in the “New Romantic” movement of England. The movement came out during the late 70s and early 80s. His music was influenced by reggae and rhythm and blues and generally is categorized as “blue-eyed soul”. During 1989-1992, he was the lead singer of “Jesus Loves You”. He was also popular as a solo singer in 1990-2000. In the year of 2015, Boy George has received an Ivor Novello Award for his outstanding services to British Music from the “British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors”.
Boy George Net Worth:
Boy George won a net worth of $35 million as of now. He has earned a lot of money from the outstanding sales of his band’s and his solo albums throughout the world. He has earned huge money from the sources of his other ventures too.
Boy George Life History:
Boy George was born in Eltham, London in England. He was born to an Irish family. Jeremiah and Dinah O’Dowd were his parents. George has one sister and four brothers. He used to live in several squats in the neighboring locality of Warren Street in Central London. He has developed a true interest in the music from his very childhood. He, along with a friend Marilyn used to attend Blitz regularly which was a London based nightclub. He was hugely inspired by David Bowie, T. Rex, Siouxsie and the Banshee, Roxy Music and Patti Smith – famous pop artists of his era.
Boy George is known for:
George has started his professional singing career with the popular band “Cultural Club”. In 1982, they released their debut album “Kissing to Be Clever”. It reached at 5th in the UK and at 14th in the USA. The single “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?” became a massive international hit. It reached 2nd in the USA and topped in several other countries. In 1987, Boy George has released his debut solo album “Sold”. The album and the singles gained massive popularity among the countries. “Everything I Own” topped the UK chart, “Keep Me in Mind” reached #29 in the UK, “the title song “Sold” reached #24 and “To Be Reborn” reached 13th in the UK. George’s single “Live My Life” reached at number 40 in the US top hit chart from the film “Hiding Out”.
Boy George Political/Business Affiliation:
Except music Boy George is also interested in other ventures. In the recent years, he is releasing lesser musical albums as George is now busy with other ventures including writing books, songwriting, DJing, photography and designing clothes.