Nickname: Charles Eugene Boone
Date of birth: the 1st of June, 1934
Profession: singer, actor, author
Nationality: United States of America
Source of wealth: music, television
The famous American singer, composer and spokesperson, Pat Boone came to his “after 80” age mark with an enormous international fame and estimated net worth of $30 million.
If you think, that this amount is unbelievably big, then listen to the long list of Pat Boone achievements. Then you’ll understand, that his net worth is unfairly small in comparison with all the things he did.
Mister Boone has become a sensation in 1950s, when he had risen to fame as a singer and actor. He made friends with the legendary Elvis Presley and toured all over USA as the part of a gospel band.
As a musician, Pat Boone has become wildly popular. During the years of his career he sold more than 45 million copies of his records, which turned back with cash to his bank account.
Boone had more than one source of wealth. He made money as an actor too. Pat starred in more than 12 films, including the hit “State Fair”, for which he earned $175, 000 – a great salary for early 1960. He has also played in "Journey to the Center of the Earth".
In 1990s Pat Boone came back with a new album, which included the covers of heavy metal hits.
In 2000s he changed the focus of his activity and has become a spokesperson. Pat Boone joined Beverly Hills Tea Party. He rejected Barack Obama policy.
As you see, Pat Boone is very active, and each his movement brings him cash. He made a long way from an ordinary boy to a millionaire. Let’s have a look at his life story.
The entertainer and political activist Pat Boone was born on the first summer day in 1934. His parents Margaret and Archie Boone welcomed another son, Nick Todd, too. Nick has also become a talented musician.
Pat Boone spent his early years in Nashville, TN. There Pat was raised and was educated. He graduated from David Lipscomb High School and then studied at Columbia University, where he earned Bachelor Degree in science.
From the earliest years Pat Boone was interested in music. At the age of 13 he participated in a talent show on the radio. Then he made up his mind to devote his life to music.
In middle 1950s Pat Boone made his first recordings with Republic Records. At first Pat rose to fame as a white singer, who recorded covers of black musicians popular songs, making them more understandable for white-skinned listeners. Boone was catapulted to stardom, having recorded his own version of the hit “Ain't That a Shame”, originally performed by Fats Domino.
In 1957 Pat Boone recorded his first self-titled studio album. As for now, the singer can boast with 72 studio albums, the latest of which, “We Are Family: R&B Classics”, was recorded in 2006.
Pat Boone is not just a star, he is also a husband and a father. Pat got married at the age of 19, and till now he is happy with his wife Shirley Foley. They gave a birth to four daughters, the third of which, Debby Boone, has become a famous singer too.
Pat Boone, his wife and kids owned at least two luxurious mansions, which they have recently put on sale. One of them was situated in Nashville and the other one was in Beverly Hills.
Boone cozy simple home in his hometown Nashville looks comfortable and quietly. It is situated in the heart of a beautiful home-made park and surrounded by tall shadowy trees.
The residence is spacious – it is 13,729 sq.ft. The house consists of 2 floors, on which 9 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms are situated.
The house inside is elegant and at the same time very simple. Its living room is colored in various tints of brown – from light to dark. Wooden floors, high ceilings and huge glass windows prove that the house owners have great taste and they are very rich. Pat Boone asked $1, 6 million for the luxurious mansion, which is quite modest as for the residence of a celebrated singer.
Pat Boone owns lots of stunning cars too. He bought this Rolls-Royce in 1973.