David Gilmour Net Worth

By | August 23, 2016

English musician and singer David Gilmour has a total net worth of $140 million in 2016. Born in 1970, he is currently married with  Polly Samson and earning good amount from his singing career. He not only immensely gifted in music but also play multiple musical instruments. 

`David Gilmour

Name David Jon Gilmour
Net Worth $130 Million
Source of Income Singing
David Gilmour in Annual Salary 2016 $15 Million
Monthly Income $1,250,000
Weekly Income $312,00
Daily Income $44,000
Album List Earning
Live in Gdansk $26,000,000
On an Island $10,000,000
About Face $9,000,000
Birth Date 6th of March , 1946
Ethnicity English, Scottish and Dutch
Height 1.83 m / 6.1 feet
Weight
Wife Polly Samson (1994)
Ginger Gilmour (1975–90)

Gilmour was born on  1946 in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. His father was a Zoology lecturer and his mother a teacher and later a film editor at BBC. The family later moved to Grantchester Meadows. At the age of 11 years attended the Perse School, Cambridge. Gilmour attended the Cambridge Technical College and took up modern languages as a subject which he found very boring. During lunch breaks he and his friends practiced guitar and soon joined the blues rock band Jokers Wild in 1962.

Gilmour started her musical career with great struggle. He first moved to Spain, France and performed for Beatles. It was a daily bread-earning experience for him and once he had to be hospitalized because of malnutrition. He also worked as a driver and an assistant for fashion designer Ossie Clark in Paris. In 1967 he formed a band named Flower Band but failed miserably. Gilmour shifted back to London in 1967 and joined the band Pink Floyd and started gaining immense attention. In 1978 he released his solo albums like David Gilmour, On An Island, About Face and Rattle That Rock. Few of his noteworthy masterpieces are The Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall to name a few. He has been associated with the band Pink Floyd as a co-lead vocalist since 1968. Gilmour received the CBE award which is the highest award given to individuals with great contributions to the country. He was also enrolled in the US Rock and Roll Fame and the UK Music Hall of Fame.



Gilmour married Virginia Ginger Hasenbein in 1975 and divorced in 1990. He remarried novelist Polly in 1994 and has eight children from both the marriages. He is the Godfather of actress Naomi Watts and is an atheist. He is also an experienced pilot and is the founder and owner of Intrepid Aviation. He sold his business as he felt he is not deft with handling a business. He is also an ardent collector of artifacts.

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