There is one man that made has spent more than 50 years of his precious life creating and whispering musical voice and words, inspiring the human race and revolutionizing the American Music throughout the years; and you guessed it right, he is none other than the legendary Bob Dylan. He is a singer, songwriter, and actor, apart from being an author and a visual artist.
The Oscars, Emmys and Golden Globes all came in as procurements to his astounding success in the Music Industry, and the legend was in 2002, awarded with the most prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature.
What else do you know about your favorite artist’s life? Although a drop from the sea, this article attempts to cover in-depth on the married life, family (son and daughter) and about the parents of the great Dylan. Furthermore, the information on the net worth of Bob Dylan and his career patterns and achievements are also enlisted. Stay tuned.
Who is Bob Dylan?
Bob Dylan was born “Robert Allen Zimmerman” in the outskirts of Duluth, Minnesota. He has a younger brother David. His father Abram Zimmerman owned an electronics shop and mother, Beatrice “Beatty” Stone, lived in a small Jewish community. Dylan spent up to his sixth spring in Duluth and later migrated to Hibbing, with his family.
Danny showed interest in music since his early childhood, times when he listened to the Blues and Rock music in Radio. He formed numerous bands during his school days in Hibbing and performed covers of Little Richard and Elvis Presley. However, a major break in his career arrived when his debut album in his name was released in 1962 with a collection of folk songs.
A second album “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” came the following year pushing the future star’s songs into the overwhelming trends, with the thematic song “Blowin’ in the Wind” and the lyrically complex, “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall.”
Dylan is also known for revolutionizing the musical instruments by addition of electronically amplified settings to his music, which although became a controversy at the time, gave the artist a good hunch to progress forward.
The politically themed “The Times They Are a-Changin'(1964)” along with Another Side of Bob Dylan (1964), Bringing It All Back Home (1965), Highway 61 Revisited (1965) and Blonde on Blonde (1966) are other fantastic albums released in his 60s. Up to the year 2012, the artist already had his 35th album “Tempest” released.
Additionally, the major musical figure has also published about eight books of drawings and paintings.
Bob Dylan Net Worth and House. How much is Bob Dylan’s worth?
Bob Dylan’s net worth is fairly high with his astounding and prolonged musical career. He made a fortune out of his musical journey and is among the wealthiest celebrities. Bob Dylan’s net worth is estimated to be around 200 million, as of 2019.
Who is Bob Dylan Married to? Meet his Wives
Bob Dylan married two times in his life. His first wife, Sara Dylan, was a model and a divorcee of the magazine photographer Hans Lownds. She, after a romantic fling, married to Dylan in a secret ceremony. The couple stayed as husband and wife for about 12 years and had four children together (Jesse, Anna, Samuel, and Jakob). The couple, however, parted ways on 1977.
Bob Dylan’s second wife, singer, and actress, Carolyn Dennis came into his life in 1986. The couple made times together for a mere six years and separated in 1992. They gave birth to Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan. The legend lives a single life as for now.
Bob Dylan Children: Son and Daughter
Bob Dylan is known to have six children (three sons and three daughters), including Maria Dylan, who is the adopted daughter of his former wife, Sara.
Maria was born on October 21, 1961, and is the eldest sibling to her brothers and sisters: Jesse (1966), Sam (1968), Jakob (1969), Anna (1967), and Desiree (1986).
Parents: Father and Mother
Bob Dylan’s parents (Father: Abram Zimmerman and mother: Beatrice “Beatty” Stone) lived in a small Jewish community, sustaining their life. His father was a victim of Polio, which made the family migrate to Hibbing when Dylan was only six years old.
Bob Dylan’s paternal grandparents (Zigman and Anna Zimmerman) were the immigrants from Odessa (descendants from Kars Province, Turkey), in the Russian Empire who made into the US during the 1905 anti-Semitic pogroms. His maternal grandparents (Ben and Florence Stone) were Jews of the Lithuanian origin.
The 78-year-old musical icon is a grandpa to four-five grandchildren, namely: William and Feury from Jesse Dylan, Levi, and James from Jakob Dylan and Jonah from Sam Dylan.
Dylan, at his end, the 70s, is still a shining star. The blue-eyed grandpa has pepper salt hair and blue eyes. The average weight of 63 kgs is fitted in his 170 cm body. He is a Gemini and nicknamed as Bobby, Zimmy, Zimbo, The bard and The voice of the generation.
Bob Dylan, to his best, is considered as the most influential figure of the 20th century and is included in the –
Time’s Most Important People of the Century.
The magazine calls him –
“the master poet, caustic social critic, and intrepid, guiding spirit of the counterculture generation.”
Quick facts on Bob Dylan
|Full name||Bob Dylan (Robert Allen Zimmerman)|
|Age||24th May 1941|
|Birthdate||Robert Allen Zimmerman|
|Birth Place||Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.|
|Profession||American singer, songwriter, artist, writer, and actor|
|Spouse||Sara Dylan (m. 1965; div. 1977)
Carolyn Dennis (m. 1986; div. 1992)
|Net worth||200 million USD|