Elvis Costello Wiki, Wife, Divorce, Girlfriend and Net Worth
Elvis Costello is the stage name of Declan Patrick MacManus, an English musician known as a singer, songwriter, and a producer who is known for his favorite solo albums and his music credits with Elvis Costello and the Attractions. He has garnered the fame and honors that include various awards as well as his nomination for the induction in Rock and Roll' Hall of Fame.
Along with the best career, he has also made a considerable wealth and values from his profession as a music artist.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Elvis Costello?
Elvis Costello, the talented music artists who accumulate his net worth from his professional career in music, has an estimated value of $70 million. Mostly known as both solo artist as well as the frontman of the band, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, his music credits include "Alison," "Everyday I Write the Book," "Pump it Up," and "Watching the Detectives."
He began his music career since the early 1970s and came with his debut album, "My Aim is True" in 1976. After that, he created the group and named it Attractions with whom he toured for a decade before splitting in 1986.
With due respect to his significant contributions in the musical field, he received Grammy Award and his band, Elvis Costello and The Attractions were inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Not only that, but he was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Male two times and was nominated for the 2003 Academy Award for Best Original Song, "The Scarlet Tide," in "Cold Mountain."
Elvis stepped into his career way back when he recorded a commercial with his father; the business was for R. White’s Lemonade; Costello provided backing vocals for the song that his father wrote and sang. It was a huge hit, as the commercial won a silver award. Having won an award at the International Advertising Festival gave Costello more encouragement to keep getting better at something that was absorbing to him. Before gaining fame, we have found how Costello had to be involved in so many other jobs that helped him to take care of himself. From data entry clerk to computer operator, he has done it all.
Married Thrice; Has Two Kids
This celebrity with a significant height has been in many relationships and have been married thrice. He introduced his childhood girlfriend, Mary Burgoyne as his first wife in November 1974. Although there are not many pieces of information about his first marriage, he reportedly ruined his relationship with Mary with drugs and sex. He alluded to a formidable number of casual sexual encounters that eventually deteriorated his bond with his first wife.
After the failure of Elvis's first marriage, he went into another relationship with Cait O'Riordan, a native Nigerian with whom he shared 16 years of life from 1986 to 2002.
Elvis Costello with his present wife, Diana Krall (Photo: The Mercury News)
After one year of his divorce with Cait, he married for the third time by sharing the wedding vows with Diana Krall on 6 December 2003. The couple now relishes the bond of one and a half decade. In the course of their long-term relationship, they have welcomed two children with whom they live happily. His oldest son, Matthew MacManus is also a musician, known for playing Fender bass and drum loop for the album “All This Useless Beauty” by Costello and The Attractions, Costello’s 17th studio album.
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Born as Declan Patrick MacManus in Paddington, London, UK, in 1954, Elvis Costello celebrates his birthday on 25 August. The 64 years old singer stands the height of 1.76 meters (5 feet and 9 inches tall). He belongs to the Caucasian white ethnicity and holds British nationality.
He was born to the family of Lilian and Ross. His father was also a musician, and a bandleader which inspired him to carry on his interest and has helped him to be established in this industry where sustaining oneself is tough.