Donald Fagen Net Worth

Donald Fagen Net Worth is
$30 Million

Donald Fagen Biography

$15 Million: Donald Jay Fagen (born January 10, 1948) can be an American musician and songwriter, most widely known because the co-founder (alongside Walter Becker) and business lead singer of the rock-band Steely Dan.Following a initial breakup of Steely Dan in 1981, Fagen launched a long-running, in the event that sporadic, solo job in 1982, spawning 4 albums up to now.In 1993, Fagen and Becker reunited and also have since toured and released albums mainly because Steely Dan Fagen has categorized himself mainly because both a self-taught pianist and self-taught vocalist, although he did spend several semesters studying formally at Berklee University of Music.” Ultimately of the 50s, Donald Fagen got interested into specifically in RnB, music and rock music. Although he discovered to be an entertainer, in early stages Fagen suffered from serious stage fright which originally prompted Steely Dan maker Gary Katz to employ David Palmer to sing two tracks on Steely Dan’s debut album Can’t Purchase a Thrill. This also resulted in the employing of Royce Jones and Michael McDonald as extra singers in the band’s early 1970s’ tours. I believe I dropped faith in [my parents’] judgment. Fagen plays keyboards on a lot of his own tracks. Donald Fagen net worthy of : Born Donald Jay Fagen, born in 1948, Passaic, NJ, United states, is a popular song-writer and a genuine musician, known in the entire States. It had been also there where he produced close friends with Walter Becker.), synthesizer (Home finally, Lunch time with Gina, I.G. In addition, it gained a platinum record award using its over a million product sales in US by itself. Born in Passaic, NJ, Donald Fagen began hearing jazz while he was in elementary college, and subsequently discovered how exactly to play the piano and the baritone horn.) and saxophone (East St. Louis Toodle-oo). Donald Fagen net value has began to manifest a increase after the discharge of his solo album beneath the name “The Nightfly”. In 1993 Donald Fagen begun to use Walter Becker once again and the duo continued touring and in addition released albums because the previous action, Steely Dan. He is known as the best musician in the band. As a result, music has produced his name popular and in addition added up plenty of revenues to the full total estimate of Donald Fagen net worthy of. Donald Fagen is most likely mostly known as an associate of the band known as Steely Dan, where he’s a leading singer and in addition among the founders of it as he set up it with Walter Becker. The band not merely made his name well-known but also elevated the quantity of Donald Fagen net worthy of. Nevertheless, in 1981, the group stopped playing and something year afterwards Donald Fagen began a profession as a solo action. He has released 4 albums, sales which also have added up to the full total sum of Donald Fagen net worthy of. He has gained a huge section of his net worthy of because of his profession in music. The musician was created in 1948 in Passaic, NJ. He grew up by his Jewish parents. His dad was an accountant, and his mom was functioning as a homemaker and she was also a singer in her youthful years. The family over time had to go to live to the suburbs of NJ and Donald Fagen had not been content with this decision. About surviving in the suburbs, Donald Fagen provides stated the next, that it “was such as a prison. Fagen’s name routinely shows up on all-period underrated lists when discussing rock singers and his impact and phrasing could be heard in performers such as for example Joe Jackson, Ben Folds, Bruce Hornsby, and Elvis Costello… It had been probably the first-time I realized I acquired my very own view of lifestyle. He’s said to took some vocal lessons in the mid-1970s as a precaution after sense the straining ramifications of years of touring. In the complete profession he has achieved reputation not merely in his home nation, but worldwide aswell. Furthermore, he belonged to the senior high school marching band, where he performed baritone.

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Quick Facts

Full NameDonald Fagen
Net Worth$30 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 10, 1948
Height1.79 m
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Keyboard Player, Singer, Songwriter, I.G.Y, New Frontier, Reelin' In the Years
EducationBerklee College of Music, Bard College, I.G.Y, New Frontier, Reelin' In the Years
SpouseLibby Titus
ParentsJoseph "Jerry" Fagen, Elinor Fagen, I.G.Y, New Frontier, Reelin' In the Years
AwardsGrammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album, I.G.Y, New Frontier, Reelin' In the Years
Music GroupsSteely Dan, The Dukes of September, I.G.Y, New Frontier, Reelin' In the Years
NominationsGrammy Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, I.G.Y, New Frontier, Reelin' In the Years
MoviesSteely Dan: Two Against Nature

Interesting Facts

1Steely Dan (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, and many other fabulous musicians) is on their "Everything Must Go" tour of the U.S., ending in October. [August 2003]
2Won three Grammy Awards (along with Walter Becker) for the Steely Dan album "Two Against Nature". [2001]
3Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Walter Becker as members of the rock band, Steely Dan. [March 2001]
4He is a member of Steely Dan.


1I'll tell you what I like about our group. What I like about us, outside of our technical accomplishments, is that our music scares me more than anybody else's.
2Popularity has everything to do with business and nothing to do with music.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for TelevisionBright Lights, Big City (1988)



The SimpsonsTV Series writer - 1 episode, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2005
Big Noise, New York2015Video short writer: "Big Noise, New York"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Royal Pains2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
True Blood2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Hustle2013writer: "Dirty Work"
R.I.P.D.2013writer: "Hey Nineteen"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010-2013TV Series writer - 14 episodes
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series writer - 4 episodes, 2011 performer - 1 episode, 2012
The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center2012TV Movie documentary writer: "Kid Charlemagne", "Hey Nineteen", "Peg", "Reelin' In The Years", "Pretzel Logic"
Parenthood2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Night Stand2010TV Series short writer - 2 episodes
All Good Things2010writer: "Daddy Don't Live In That New York City No More", "Do It Again", "Don't Take Me Alive"
The A-Team2010writer: "REELIN' IN THE YEARS"
Ugly Betty2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Life on Mars2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero World Tour2008Video Game writer: "Do It Again"
Cold Case2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Zack and Miri Make a Porno2008performer: "New Frontier" / writer: "New Frontier"
Zodiac2007writer: "Deacon Blues"
Rabbit Fever2006writer: "REELIN' IN THE YEARS"
Invincible2006writer: "Do It Again"
The Devil's Rejects2005writer: "Reelin' in the Years"
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005, Night 22005Video writer: "Jack of Speed"
In Good Company2004writer: "Reeling in the Years" 1972
Nip/Tuck2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Six Feet Under2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
The One2003TV Movie writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"
The Dead Zone2002Video writer: "Do It Again"
Comedian2002Documentary writer: "Jack of Speed", "Deacon Blues"
The Dead Zone2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Laurel Canyon2002writer: "Do It Again" 1972 - as Donald Jay Fagen
Ed2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Kid Stays in the Picture2002Documentary writer: "Dirty Work", "Do It Again"
The Sopranos2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Almost Famous2000writer: "Reeling in the Years"
Me, Myself & Irene2000writer: "Do It Again", "Midnight Cruiser" uncredited, "Barrytown" uncredited, "Any Major Dude Will Tell You", "Only A Fool Would Say That", "Bodhisattva", "Bad Sneakers", "Reelin' In The Years" uncredited, "Razor Boy", "Monkey In Your Soul", "Chain Lightning"
Outside Providence1999writer: "Do It Again"
All Saints: The Video1998Video writer: "I Know Where It's At", "I Know Where It's At Live" uncredited - as Fagen
Fresh Pop1997TV Series short writer - 1 episode
Eddie1996writer: "AIN'T NO LOVE"
Chicago Hope1995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Beavis and Butt-Head1994TV Series performer - 1 episode
Love Potion No. 91992performer: "RUBY BABY"
Glengarry Glen Ross1992writer: "Blue Lou"
Sjans1992TV Series writer - 1 episode
Reasonable Doubts1991TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Beverly Hills, 90210TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1991 writer - 1 episode, 1991
Air America1990writer: "Do It Again"
Say Anything...1989writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"
Arthur 2: On the Rocks1988performer: "REFLECTIONS"
Bright Lights, Big City1988lyrics: "Century's End" / music: "Century's End" / performer: "Bright Lights, Big City", "Century's End" / producer: "BNT Blues", "Bright Lights, Big City", "Century's End"
Mask1985writer: "Dirty Work", "Do It Again"
Knight Rider1982TV Series writer - 1 episode
Making Love1982performer: "The Goodbye Look" / writer: "The Goodbye Look"
Heavy Metal1981arranger: "True Companion" / performer: "True Companion" / writer: "True Companion"
WKRP in Cincinnati1980TV Series writer - 1 episode
Phobia1980writer: "My Rival"
FM1978writer: "FM No Static At All", "Do It Again", "FM Reprise"
Pauline's Quirkes1976TV Series writer - 1 episode
Day Dreamer1975writer: "Do It Again" - uncredited
Little Girl Blue1974writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" - uncredited
Mob Job1974writer: "Show Biz Kids" - uncredited
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat1971writer: "You've Got To Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat", "Flotsam and Jetsam", "War and Peace", "Roll Back the Meaning", "You've Got To Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat" reprise, "Dog Eat Dog", "Red Giant/White Dwarf", "If It Rains"


Big Noise, New York2015Video short
Bright Lights, Big City1988
Set in Motion1987Short
Traveling Light1985Short as Donald Fagan
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat1971

Music Department

Bright Lights, Big City1988orchestrator


All Good Things2010special thanks
Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey1993Documentary special thanks


Late Show with David Letterman2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Down the Rhodes: The Fender Rhodes Story2011DocumentaryHimself
Steely Dan's Two Against Nature2000Video documentaryHimself
Classic Albums: Steely Dan - Aja1999Video documentaryHimself
VH1 Storytellers1996TV Series documentaryHimself
The Simpsons2016TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Michel Gondry 2: More Videos (Before and After DVD 1)2009VideoHimself (segment "Snowbound")

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