Carl Wilson Net Worth

Carl Wilson Net Worth is
$20 Million

Carl Wilson Biography

Carl switched 15 when the band’s initial hit “Surfin” became well-known. Carl Dean Wilson was created in Hawthorne, California in December 1946 and passed on in February 1998. Carl was most widely known as the business lead guitar player, occasional business lead vocalist, and founding person in The Beach Males. He was younger brother of Seaside Males Brian and Dennis Wilson, and also the cousin of Mike Like.Carl Wilson Net Value: Carl Wilson was an American singer, musician, and composer who had a net value of $20 million during his death in 1998. Carl also created albums for Dean Martin’s boy Ricci Martin, and The Flame. Furthermore to playing business lead guitar for The Seaside Males, Carl Wilson sang business lead vocals on tracks like “Summertime Blues”, “Louie, Louie”, “All DECKED OUT for School”, “God Just Knows”, “Great Vibrations”, “Darlin'”, “Crazy Honey”, “Gal Don’t Inform Me”, and “Pom Pom Play Gal”. When Brian Wilson retired from touring in 1965 Carl became the band head onstage. His dad and band supervisor Murry Wilson bought him a Fender Jaguar guitar. Carl Wilson passed on on February 6, 1998 at age group 51 from cancers. Carl released a self-titled solo album in 1981 and Youngblood in 1983. He was inducted in to the Stone Hall of Fame as an associate of The Beach Males in 1988. Carl was identified as having lung cancer in 1997. He underwent chemotherapy treatment but continuing to perform. He supplied backing vocals for Chicago, Elton John, and David Lee Roth.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameCarl Wilson
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 21, 1946
DiedFebruary 6, 1998, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height1.77 m
ProfessionGuitarist, Songwriter, God Only Knows, Kokomo, Wouldn't It Be Nice
EducationHawthorne High School
SpouseGina Martin, Annie Hinsche, God Only Knows, Kokomo, Wouldn't It Be Nice
ChildrenJustyn Wilson, Jonah Wilson, God Only Knows, Kokomo, Wouldn't It Be Nice
ParentsAudree Wilson, Murry Wilson, God Only Knows, Kokomo, Wouldn't It Be Nice
SiblingsBrian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, God Only Knows, Kokomo, Wouldn't It Be Nice
Music GroupsThe Beach Boys
MoviesThe Beach Boys: An American Band, Endless Harmony: The Beach Boys Story, The Beach Boys: Nashville Sounds, Beach Boys: The Lost Concert, The Beach Boys: Good Timin': Live at Knebworth, 30th Anniversary of Rock 'n' Roll All-Star Jam: Bo Diddley

Interesting Facts

1Son of Murry Wilson and Audree Wilson.
2Brother-in-law of Dean Paul Martin and Ricci Martin.
3He and The Beach Boys were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
4Is portrayed by Bo Foxworth in Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys (1990)
5Was chubby growing up; brother Dennis Wilson used to joke that the two "worked out" together - Dennis by lifting weights, and Carl by bingeing on snacks while he watched Dennis.
6His first wife was Annie Hinsche, sister of Billy Hinsche of Dino Desi & Billy fame.
7Fought being drafted as a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War in 1967. In fact, he had a hearing scheduled the week of the Monterey Pop Festival, which was one of the contributing factors to The Beach Boys canceling their appearance. Wilson was ultimately allowed to perform "alternative service" by playing for free at prisons and hospitals.
8Became so excited when he heard the first Beach Boys record played on the radio, he threw up.
9Assumed many of the music production and vocal duties, once held by brother Brian Wilson, through Brian's "lost years" battling mental illness and drug abuse.
10Uncle of Carnie Wilson, Carl Wilson, Michael Wilson and Wendy Wilson.
11Cousin of Mike Love
12Younger brother of Brian Wilson and Dennis Wilson.
13Interred at Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California, USA.
14Wife, Gina Martin, is the daughter of Dean Martin and Jeanne Martin.
15Had two children. First son, Jonah was born in 1969 and second son, Justyn Wilson in 1971.
16Guitarist with The Beach Boys.
17Inducted by Elton John into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Beach Boys on 20 January 1988.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Long Form Music VideoEndless Harmony: The Beach Boys Story (1998)Brian Wilson (artist)

Dennis Wilson (artist)

Mike Love (artist)

Al Jardine (artist)

Alan Boyd (video director)

Stephanie Bennett (video producer)



Mike & Mike2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Love & Mercy2014"Good Vibrations" / writer: "Black Hole"
Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1969 - 19822012Video documentary writer: "I'm the Pied Piper", "The Trader" - as Wilson
Showboaters2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Big Time Rush2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kayla Williams Music2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
LegendsTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Dancing on Ice2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Back to the Beach Boys2009TV Series short writer - 1 episode
Marley & Me2008writer: "River Song"
Life on Mars2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement2004writer: "Dance, Dance, Dance"
Beach Boys Good Timin'2003Video writer: "Keepin' The Summer Alive"
Art That Shook the WorldTV Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode, 2002 music - 1 episode, 2002 writer - 1 episode, 2002
Almost Famous2000writer: "Feel Flows"
Full House1992TV Series performer - 1 episode
T.J. HookerTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985
DTV: Pop & Rock1984Video writer: "Dance, Dance, Dance"
Pen Pals1974writer: "Feel Flows" - uncredited
The T.A.M.I. Show1964Documentary writer: "Dance Dance Dance"
Shindig!1964TV Series writer - 1 episode


Home Improvement1997TV SeriesCarl Wilson


Mayor of the Sunset Strip2003Documentary we would like to thank: with love


Love & Mercy2014Himself (uncredited)
The Beach Boys: Wouldn't It Be Nice2005TV Movie documentary
Beach Boys Good Timin'2003VideoHimself
The Beach Boys: The Lost Concert1998DocumentaryHimself (Beach Boys' lead guitar / vocals) (uncredited)
Farm Aid '961996TV Movie documentaryHimself - The Beach Boys
Crook & Chase1996TV SeriesHimself
The History of Rock 'n' Roll1995TV Series documentaryHimself (The Beach Boys)
Baywatch1995TV SeriesHimself, Beach Boys Member
Brian Wilson: I Just Wasn't Made for These Times1995TV Movie documentaryHimself - Brian's Brother
Beach Boys: Endless Summer1988TV SeriesHimself - As The Beach Boys
Full House1988TV SeriesHimself
The 15th Annual American Music Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
Bring on the Summer1986TV SpecialHimself
Chuck Berry & Bo Diddley's Rock 'n' Roll All Star Jam1985Video documentaryHimself
The Beach Boys: An American Band1985DocumentaryHimself
D.C. Beach Party1984TV Movie documentaryHimself - Beach Boys member
T.J. Hooker1982TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651981TV SeriesHimself
The Beach Boys Twentieth Anniversary Special1981TV Movie documentaryHimself - Beach Boys member
Good Morning America1980TV SeriesHimself
The Beach Boys: Live at Knebworth1980Video documentaryHimself
The Beach Boys: It's OK1976TV MovieHimself - Beach Boys member
Good Vibrations from Central Park1971TV MovieHimself - The Beach Boys
The Mike Douglas Show1968-1969TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musician
Starparade1968TV SeriesSinger
Die Beach Boys in Berlin1967TV Movie documentaryHimself (as The Beach Boys)
Where the Action Is1966TV SeriesHimself - Interview
The Jack Benny Hour1965TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
The Monkey's Uncle1965Himself (as The Beach Boys)
The T.A.M.I. Show1964DocumentaryHimself (as The Beach Boys)
Thank Your Lucky Stars1964TV SeriesHimself
Ready, Steady, Go!1964TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Tu cara me suena - Argentina2015TV SeriesHimself
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1969 - 19822012Video documentaryHimself
Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-19692010Video documentaryHimself
Legends2010TV Series documentaryHimself
The Wrecking Crew!2008DocumentaryHimself
Cease to Exist2007DocumentaryHimself - Beach Boy's Guitarist
20 to 12006TV Series documentaryHimself
Beach Boys: California Surfin'2004VideoHimself
Art That Shook the World2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Endless Harmony: The Beach Boys Story1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1967TV SeriesBeach Boys Member
Beat-Club1966TV SeriesHimself

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