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

1 Steely 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]
2 Won three Grammy Awards (along with Walter Becker) for the Steely Dan album "Two Against Nature". [2001]
3 Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Walter Becker as members of the rock band, Steely Dan. [March 2001]
4 He is a member of Steely Dan.


1 I'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.
2 Popularity has everything to do with business and nothing to do with music.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television Bright Lights, Big City (1988)



The Simpsons TV Series writer - 1 episode, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2005
Big Noise, New York 2015 Video short writer: "Big Noise, New York"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Royal Pains 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
True Blood 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Hustle 2013 writer: "Dirty Work"
R.I.P.D. 2013 writer: "Hey Nineteen"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010-2013 TV Series writer - 14 episodes
Late Show with David Letterman TV Series writer - 4 episodes, 2011 performer - 1 episode, 2012
The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center 2012 TV Movie documentary writer: "Kid Charlemagne", "Hey Nineteen", "Peg", "Reelin' In The Years", "Pretzel Logic"
Parenthood 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Night Stand 2010 TV Series short writer - 2 episodes
All Good Things 2010 writer: "Daddy Don't Live In That New York City No More", "Do It Again", "Don't Take Me Alive"
The A-Team 2010 writer: "REELIN' IN THE YEARS"
Ugly Betty 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Life on Mars 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero World Tour 2008 Video Game writer: "Do It Again"
Cold Case 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Zack and Miri Make a Porno 2008 performer: "New Frontier" / writer: "New Frontier"
Zodiac 2007 writer: "Deacon Blues"
Rabbit Fever 2006 writer: "REELIN' IN THE YEARS"
Invincible 2006 writer: "Do It Again"
The Devil's Rejects 2005 writer: "Reelin' in the Years"
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005, Night 2 2005 Video writer: "Jack of Speed"
In Good Company 2004 writer: "Reeling in the Years" 1972
Nip/Tuck 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Six Feet Under 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The One 2003 TV Movie writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"
The Dead Zone 2002 Video writer: "Do It Again"
Comedian 2002 Documentary writer: "Jack of Speed", "Deacon Blues"
The Dead Zone 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Laurel Canyon 2002 writer: "Do It Again" 1972 - as Donald Jay Fagen
Ed 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Kid Stays in the Picture 2002 Documentary writer: "Dirty Work", "Do It Again"
The Sopranos 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Almost Famous 2000 writer: "Reeling in the Years"
Me, Myself & Irene 2000 writer: "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 Providence 1999 writer: "Do It Again"
All Saints: The Video 1998 Video writer: "I Know Where It's At", "I Know Where It's At Live" uncredited - as Fagen
Fresh Pop 1997 TV Series short writer - 1 episode
Eddie 1996 writer: "AIN'T NO LOVE"
Chicago Hope 1995 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Beavis and Butt-Head 1994 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Love Potion No. 9 1992 performer: "RUBY BABY"
Glengarry Glen Ross 1992 writer: "Blue Lou"
Sjans 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Reasonable Doubts 1991 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Beverly Hills, 90210 TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1991 writer - 1 episode, 1991
Air America 1990 writer: "Do It Again"
Say Anything... 1989 writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"
Arthur 2: On the Rocks 1988 performer: "REFLECTIONS"
Bright Lights, Big City 1988 lyrics: "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"
Mask 1985 writer: "Dirty Work", "Do It Again"
Knight Rider 1982 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Making Love 1982 performer: "The Goodbye Look" / writer: "The Goodbye Look"
Heavy Metal 1981 arranger: "True Companion" / performer: "True Companion" / writer: "True Companion"
WKRP in Cincinnati 1980 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Phobia 1980 writer: "My Rival"
FM 1978 writer: "FM No Static At All", "Do It Again", "FM Reprise"
Pauline's Quirkes 1976 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Day Dreamer 1975 writer: "Do It Again" - uncredited
Little Girl Blue 1974 writer: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" - uncredited
Mob Job 1974 writer: "Show Biz Kids" - uncredited
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat 1971 writer: "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 York 2015 Video short
Bright Lights, Big City 1988
Set in Motion 1987 Short
Traveling Light 1985 Short as Donald Fagan
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat 1971

Music Department

Bright Lights, Big City 1988 orchestrator


All Good Things 2010 special thanks
Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey 1993 Documentary special thanks


Late Show with David Letterman 2012 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
Down the Rhodes: The Fender Rhodes Story 2011 Documentary Himself
Steely Dan's Two Against Nature 2000 Video documentary Himself
Classic Albums: Steely Dan - Aja 1999 Video documentary Himself
VH1 Storytellers 1996 TV Series documentary Himself
The Simpsons 2016 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

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

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