Dennis Wilson Net Worth

Dennis Wilson Net Worth is
$20 Million

Dennis Wilson Biography

Dennis Wilson Net Value: Dennis Wilson was an American singer, songwriter and musician who had a peak net value add up to $20 million but unfortunately died nearly broke. He previously been banned from Seaside Boys occasions and was pressured out of his home. Dennis battled alcohol misuse. He was an associate of the group from their development until he passed on in 1983. He documented 24 studio albums with the band and released one critically acclaimed solo album. The Beach Males have been known as America’s Band. They experienced 36 music reach the very best 40 in the U. He also had to market a much loved yacht to greatly help cover basic expenses. They have marketed over 100 million records world-wide and were rated by Rolling Rock as the 12th Greatest Artist ever in 2004. Dennis was the center brother of Carl and Brian Wilson. The band was inducted in to the Stone Hall of Fame in 1988. Dennis was the just regular surfer in the Seaside Boys. Dennis became close friends with Charles Manson and the Manson family members resided with him for a short while. Dennis starred in the 1971 film Two-Lane Blacktop. Dennis was wedded five moments and had a boy Gage in 1982. He was most widely known as a founding person in the band The Seaside Boys. He passed on on December 28, 1983 from drowning in at Marina Del Rey, in LA at age 39. During his loss of life, Dennis was almost broke. Dennis Wilson was created in Inglewood, California in December 1944 and passed on in December 1983.S.

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Quick Facts

Full NameDennis Wilson
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 4, 1944
DiedDecember 28, 1983, Marina del Rey, California, United States
Height1.75 m
ProfessionRecord producer, Songwriter, Drummer, God Only Knows, Wouldn't It Be Nice, Good Vibrations
EducationHawthorne High School
SpouseShawn Marie Love, Karen Lamm, Barbara Charren, Carol Freedman, God Only Knows, Wouldn't It Be Nice, Good Vibrations
ChildrenJennifer Wilson, Michael Wilson, Gage Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Scott Wilson, God Only Knows, Wouldn't It Be Nice, Good Vibrations
ParentsAudree Wilson, Murry Wilson, God Only Knows, Wouldn't It Be Nice, Good Vibrations
SiblingsBrian Wilson, Carl Wilson, God Only Knows, Wouldn't It Be Nice, Good Vibrations
MoviesEndless Harmony: The Beach Boys Story, The Beach Boys: An American Band, The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations Tour, Two-Lane Blacktop, Beach Boys: The Lost Concert

Interesting Facts

1 Friends often said that second wife, Barbara Charren was "the best thing that ever happened to him".
2 Revealed in an interview with Circus Magazine in October of 1976 that he lost his virginity when he was "either 16 or 18".
3 Son of Murry Wilson and Audree Wilson.
4 Traditionally an honour for military personnel, Dennis Wilson was giving the honour of being buried at sea.
5 Was expelled from high school shortly after he turned age 16 for getting into a fight with a classmate in the boys bathroom. The cause of the fight was a nickle lollipop that he stole.
6 Made his one and only film in the '70s cult classic, Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) at the age of 25.
7 He and The Beach Boys were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
8 At his last concert in 1983, he lovingly hugged brother Brian Wilson after a song, causing Brian to exclaim "This my brother Dennis, you remember Dennis!" A barely audible (due to years of drug use and alcohol abuse) yet vibrant Dennis said to the audience "You know folks, if you knew what it was like to be singing, and playing... thank you so very much. You are so beautiful to me". It was the last time he appeared in public.
9 Was the last member of The Beach Boys to learn to play an instrument; their first single had brother Brian Wilson improvising drum sounds with a pie-pan.
10 While the other Beach Boys objected to the material brother Brian recorded for their (never-completed) "Smile" album, Dennis brushed back tears listening to the rough tracks, telling Brian "It's beautiful... don't change a thing."
11 Had the most in common with father 'Murry Wilson' of any of the Wilson brothers, including his temper; while Brian and Carl usually submitted to their father's bullying, Dennis fought back. Later, Dennis was the one who spent the most time with Murry, before his death.
12 Was in a tumultuous relationship with singer Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac from 1979 to 1981.
13 Only learned after falling in love with last wife Shawn that she was actually his cousin Mike Love's illegitimate daughter. Despite their distant blood relationship, Dennis and Shawn could legally marry - and doing so capped off for Dennis the hatred he'd felt for Mike, since the early Beach Boys days.
14 Was the only member of the The Beach Boys who could actually surf and excelled at the sport.
15 Had four children. Daughter, Jennifer Wilson, was born in 1967, sons Michael Wilson on 19 February 1971, Carl Wilson on 31 December 1972 and Gage Wilson on 3 September 1982. He also adopted his first wife Carol's son, Scott, as his own in the mid-sixties.
16 Son, Carl Wilson, has followed in the musical footsteps of his father and performs in a band with his cousin, Justyn Wilson (his brother Carl Wilson's son), and their friend, Mario. The band is In Bloom.
17 Uncle of Carnie Wilson, Justyn Wilson and Wendy Wilson.
18 Cousin of Mike Love.
19 Inducted by Elton John into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Beach Boys) on 20 January 1988.
20 Although his brothers had vied for him to be buried in the family plot at Inglewood Cemetary, then-wife Shawn wound up winning a heated battle over what was to be done with his remains. Thus, he was cremated and buried at sea off the California coast by the U.S. Coast Guard on January 4, 1984 at coordinates (33-53.9 N, 118-38.8 W).
21 Drummer/singer, member of The Beach Boys.
22 In 1968, Wilson picked up a couple of women hitchhikers and took them to his house to party. The women were associated with a wanna-be song-writer named Charles Manson, who invited himself to visit the Beach Boy. Wilson also picked up a male hitchhiker that year, drug dealer Charles Watson, whom Dennis invited to hang out at his house. In fact, Manson met "Tex" Watson at Wilson's house; the two would become partners in some of the most infamous murders of the 20th Century. Initially, Wilson tolerated Manson's presence at his house, as he brought his groupies with him. Wilson had encouraged Manson's musical ambitions and one of his songs, "Cease to Exist", appeared on the Beach Boys album "20/20" under the title "Never Learn Not to Love". Eventually, Wilson and his musical confederates whom had been introduced to Manson became disenchanted with him, despite the former pimp's provision of women, due to Charlie's fierce temper. Ultimately, Manson and his girls proved to be unwanted guests who tried to commandeer Wilson's house. Wilson, too intimidated to evict his guests, eventually moved out of his own house. Shortly thereafter, Manson and his followers left and began their descent into the hellish frenzy that culminated in the Tate-LaBianca killings. committed the Tate-LaBianca murders.
23 Ex-brother-in-law of Marilyn Wilson.
24 Middle brother of Brian Wilson and Carl Wilson.


1 His Beard


1 [in the sleeve notes for The Beach Boys 1964 album, "All Summer Long"] "They say I live a fast life. Maybe I just like a fast life. I wouldn't give it up for anything in the world. It won't last forever, either. But the memories will."


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Long Form Music Video Endless Harmony: The Beach Boys Story (1998) Brian Wilson (artist)

Carl Wilson (artist)

Mike Love (artist)

Al Jardine (artist)

Alan Boyd (video director)

Stephanie Bennett (video producer)



Cine de barrio 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Quantico 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Love & Mercy 2014 "Good Vibrations" / writer: "Black Hole"
The X Factor 2008-2013 TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Saturday Night Live 1976-2013 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Larry L 2009-2013 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Diamond Jubilee Concert 2012 TV Special writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
American Idol 2012 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Cuéntame 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kayla Williams Music 2010-2011 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Hand aufs Herz 2010 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Legends TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Dancing on Ice 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Águila Roja 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Everything Is Terrible: The Movie 2009 Video writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
Marley & Me 2008 performer: "River Song" / writer: "River Song"
Queridos Amigos 2008 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Samyy luchshiy film 2008 writer: "You Are So Beautiful To Me"
Duas Caras 2007 TV Series writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
Upp till kamp 2007 TV Mini-Series writer - 2 episodes
Two and a Half Men 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 1 2006 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
I Love the '70s: Volume 2 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Desperate Housewives 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Beach Boys Good Timin' 2003 Video writer: "You are So Beautiful"
Comedy Lab 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
I'm with Lucy 2002 writer: "Only With You" Karaoke Version, "Only With You"
Door to Door 2002 TV Movie writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
Evolution 2001 writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
The Simpsons 1990-1998 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Will & Grace 1998 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Get Real 1998 writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
Esrim plus 1998 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Unhook the Stars 1996 writer: "You Are so Beautiful"
The Little Rascals 1994 writer: "YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL TO ME"
Carlito's Way 1993 writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
Full House 1991-1993 TV Series writer - 5 episodes
The Ben Stiller Show 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Ice Capades 50th Anniversary Special 1990 TV Movie writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
Wired 1989 writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
Two Moon Junction 1988 writer: "You Are So Beautiful"
Heat 1986 writer: "The Floorwalker"
Three's Company 1982 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Modern Romance 1981 writer: "YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL"
So Many Men, So Little Time 1979 writer: "Steamboat" - uncredited
The Mike Douglas Show 1969 TV Series writer - 1 episode


Two-Lane Blacktop 1971 The Mechanic

Camera Department

The Beach Boys: Sloop John B 1966 Video short camera


Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary we would like to thank: with love


Love & Mercy 2014 Himself (uncredited)
The Beach Boys: Wouldn't It Be Nice 2005 TV Movie documentary
The Beach Boys: The Lost Concert 1998 Documentary Himself (Beach Boys' drums) (uncredited)
Good Morning America 1980 TV Series Himself
The Beach Boys: Live at Knebworth 1980 Video documentary Himself
Good Vibrations from Central Park 1971 TV Movie Himself - The Beach Boys
The Mike Douglas Show 1968-1969 TV Series Himself / Himself - Musician
4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet 1969 TV Series Himself - Musician
Starparade 1968 TV Series Singer
Die Beach Boys in Berlin 1967 TV Movie documentary Himself (as The Beach Boys)
The Jack Benny Hour 1965 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
The Monkey's Uncle 1965 Himself (as The Beach Boys)
The T.A.M.I. Show 1964 Documentary Himself (as The Beach Boys)
Thank Your Lucky Stars 1964 TV Series Himself
Ready, Steady, Go! 1964 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Classic Albums: The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself, The Beach Boys
Welcome to the Basement 2015 TV Series The Mechanic
The Sixties 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1969 - 1982 2012 Video documentary Himself
Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-1969 2010 Video documentary Himself
Legends 2010 TV Series documentary Himself / The Mechanic
The Wrecking Crew! 2008 Documentary Himself
Cease to Exist 2007 Documentary Himself - Beach Boys' Drummer
20 to 1 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Beach Boys: California Surfin' 2004 Video Himself
Beach Boys Good Timin' 2003 Video Himself
Art That Shook the World 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Endless Harmony: The Beach Boys Story 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sonic Youth: Teenage Riot 1988 Video short Himself - The Beach Boys (uncredited)
The Beach Boys: An American Band 1985 Documentary Himself
T.J. Hooker 1982 TV Series Himself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1967 TV Series Beach Boys Member
Beat-Club 1966 TV Series Himself

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