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Jeff Beck Net Worth

Jeff Beck Net Worth is
$18 Million

Jeff Beck Biography

Jeff Beck can be an English rock guitarist with a net well worth of


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameJeff Beck
Net Worth$18 Million
Date Of BirthJune 24, 1944
Height1.78 m
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Guitarist, Actor, Songwriter, Cause We've Ended as Lovers, Beck's Bolero, I Put a Spell on You, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, Kita Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
EducationWimbledon College of Art
SpouseSandra Cash, Patricia Brown, Cause We've Ended as Lovers, Beck's Bolero, I Put a Spell on You, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, Kita Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
ParentsEthel Beck, Arnold Beck, Cause We've Ended as Lovers, Beck's Bolero, I Put a Spell on You, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, Kita Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
SiblingsAnnetta Beck
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/jeffbeck
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/jeffbeckmusic
Instagramhttp://www.instagram.com/jeffbeckofficial
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance, British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Original Television Music, Cause We've Ended as Lovers, Beck's Bolero, I Put a Spell on You, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, Kita Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Music GroupsChiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, Kita Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, Cause We've Ended as Lovers, Beck's Bolero, I Put a Spell on You, The Yardbirds, The Jeff Beck Group, Beck, Bogert & Appice, Cactus, The Honeydrippers, Upp
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Rock Album, Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, Cause We've Ended as Lovers, Beck's Bolero, I Put a Spell on You, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, Kita Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
MoviesTwins, Jeff Beck: Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul, Jeff Beck: Live at Ronnie Scott's, Rock Prophecies, B.B. King: Live by Request, The Story of the Yardbirds, Sunshine Superman: The Journey of Donovan, MusiCares Presents: A Tribute to Brian Wilson, Hard Rock Treasures, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, Kita Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 David Bowie said that when he first heard Mick Ronson play, he thought "that's my Jeff Beck".
2 Released his solo album in February. Has been on tour since. [December 2001]
3 Was once romantically-linked to Mary Hughes, during his stint with The Yardbirds - she is mentioned twice in one of the few "Yardbirds" songs sung by Beck, "Psycho Daisies" (1966).
4 Elected to the rock and roll hall of fame as a solo artist in 2009.
5 He was awarded the 1990 Joseph Jefferson Award Citation for Musical Direction for "Methusalem" at the New Crime Productions Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
6 Played guitar on the Cyndi Lauper track "Above The Clouds" from the 2005 Album "The Body Acoustic".
7 He is a Vegetarian.
8 Named as an inspiration by many guitarists, including Steve Lukather, Brian May, Mick Ronson, Slash, Gary Moore, Joe Perry, Richie Sambora and Steve Rothery.
9 Unlike most of his contemporaries, Beck does not use a guitar pick to coax licks from his instrument. Instead, he uses a combination of his thumb and fingertips to pluck his guitar strings.
10 Sustained permanent facial scarring after a car accident in 1969 for which he had to be hospitalized
11 Played session guitar on Stevie Wonder's 1973 album "Talking Book".
12 Replaced Eric Clapton as the lead guitarist of The Yardbirds. Beck, himself, was later replaced by future Led Zeppelin guitarist, Jimmy Page.
13 Was scheduled to appear at Woodstock with The Jeff Beck Group but the band broke up shortly before the festival.
14 Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Yardbirds) in 1992.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Sleeveless (usually white) top, neckerchief and boots when performing
2 Tortuous guitar whammy bar action
3 Fender Stratocaster


Quotes

#Quote
1 [his comment on Keith Moon and Moon's possibility of leaving the Who, circa 1966] What he was doing was giving a two-fingered gesture to The Who.
2 [on refusing to record with The Rolling Stones in 1974] There was no precision ... that was the secret of their sound. Like, hello, Jeff! You're not going to get James Brown tightness, but I was heavily into James Brown and Motown. I just couldn't see myself doing it.
3 [on the stardom of his contemporaries in the 1970s] I thought, 'So that's the way it's going, is it?' That frightened me. I did not want that. I withdrew from the parade and found that I was more comfortable outside it.
4 [he dates his enthusiasm for electronica all the way back to the early 1960s, when he and Jimmy Page heard an EP by the Dutch synth pioneer Tom Dissevelt] It was just fantastic. Pete Townshend was the only other person I ever met who'd heard it, and he couldn't believe that we had. It's like other-world music, white noise and heavy bass lines... it screwed my head up for good.
5 John McLaughlin has given us so many different facets of the guitar. And introduced thousands of us to world music, by blending Indian music with jazz and classical. I'd say he was the best guitarist alive. When the band I had with Rod Stewart broke up, I was left wondering what to do. While the charts were full of stuff like "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep", I became aware of this underground music scene. And what hit me right between the eyes was John's playing on Miles Davis's "A Tribute to Jack Johnson". That changed everything. After that, a new chapter of rock music was formed, with his blistering performances with The Mahavishnu Orchestra and everything else. And John's been at it ever since. He's a hard one to keep up with!
6 You can do a lot more with bare fingers than with a plectrum. You don't get that clunking sound on a heavily amplified guitar. It's also a more personal sound, with more control.
7 Hank (Hank B. Marvin) has such a dangerous tone, which is only safe in the hands of a master. You can see why he spends so much time tuning up because, when you play the way he plays, you simply cannot make any mistakes. There's no bullshit runs - it's always straight-ahead, simple solos, every one a beauty.
8 I'm weird, I really don't play a lot. Most people think that I probably go home to some guitar shop in the sky and practice all day.


Pictures

All Jeff Beck pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals India Arie

Herbie Hancock

Pink

Oumou Sangare

Seal
1993 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Original Television Music Frankie's House (1992) Jed Leiber

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rock Album For the album "Rock 'n' Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul)."
2011 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group Joss Stone
2009 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Music The Boat That Rocked (2009) The Kinks

The Rolling Stones

The Turtles

Jimi Hendrix

Duffy

Procol Harum

The Box Tops

The Beach Boys

Dusty Springfield

The Seekers

The Who

Smokey Robinson

Chris Andrews

Skeeter Davis

The Troggs

The Hollies

David Bowie

The Tremeloes

Lorraine Ellison


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Man on Earth 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Final Score 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Match of the Day FA Cup 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Red Obsession 2013 Documentary performer: "I Put a Spell on You"
London Calling 2012 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Californication TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Welcome To Dopeland 2011 writer: "Hot House of Omargarashid"
Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta 2011 TV Movie documentary performer: "Let Me Love You"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Four Lions 2010 performer: "Nadia"
Misfits 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright 2009 Video performer: "Beck's Bolero"
...Sings The Beatles 2009 TV Movie documentary performer: "She's a Woman"
Guitar Hero 5 2009 Video Game "Scatterbrain" / writer: "Scatterbrain"
Pirate Radio 2009 performer: "Hi Ho Silver Lining" 1967
Observe and Report 2009 writer: "Over Under Sideways Down"
Across the Universe 2007 performer: "A Day In The Life"
American Masters 2007 TV Series documentary 1 episode
Stomp the Yard 2007 performer: "Dirty Mind" / writer: "Dirty Mind"
The Unforeseen 2007 Documentary performer: "Plan B" / writer: "Plan B" - as J. Beck
Gran Turismo 4 2004 Video Game performer: "Hot Rod Honeymoon" / writer: "Hot Rod Honeymoon"
Paparazzi 2004 performer: "My Thing" / writer: "My Thing"
The Blues 2003 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Anita & Me 2002 performer: "Hi Ho Silver Lining"
Shallow Hal 2001 performer: "Roy's Toy" / writer: "Roy's Toy"
Honest 2000 writer: "Turn into Earth"
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 performer: "Lady" - as Beck / writer: "Lady"
Casino 1995 performer: "I Ain't Superstitious"
The Glam Metal Detectives 1995 TV Series performer: "Everybody Up"
Little Big League 1994 performer: "WALK DON'T RUN", "WIPEOUT", "WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE"
The Cowboy Way 1994 performer: "On Broadway"
Heartbeat 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Honeymoon in Vegas 1992 performer: "HOUND DOG"
Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990 performer: "Sling Shot" / writer: "Sling Shot", "Situation"
Twins 1988 performer: "I'D DIE FOR THIS DANCE", "GREEN ONIONS", "THE STUMBLE", "THE TRAIN KEPT A-ROLLIN'"
Porky's Revenge 1985 performer: "Sleepwalk"
Risky Business 1983 performer: "The Pump"
Blow-Up 1966 writer: "Stroll On"

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Catterick 2004 TV Series 6 episodes
Blue Chips 1994
Frankie's House 1992 TV Movie
The Pope Must Diet 1991
The Comic Strip Presents... 1990 TV Series 2 episodes

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Talks Music 2013 TV Series
The Comic Strip Presents... 1992-2005 TV Series Carol Singer / Brad / Musical MP
The Pope Must Diet 1991 Postman
Twins 1988 Lead Guitarist
Rod Stewart: Infatuation 1984 Video short The Guitarist

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Little Big League 1994 additional music producer / composer: additional music

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out 1992 TV Movie special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
The Life and Times of Gene Vincent 2016 Documentary Himself
Harry & Paul's Story of the 2s 2014 TV Movie Himself
Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 2013 Video Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Kennedy Center Honors 2012 TV Special Himself - Performer
Saturday Night Live 2012 TV Series Himself
Great Performances 2007-2011 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guitarist
Arena 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2003-2011 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul 2010 TV Movie Himself
Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 Himself
Wetten, dass..? 2010 TV Series Himself
Breakfast 2010 TV Series Himself - Guitarist
I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary
American Idol 2007-2010 TV Series Himself
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert 2009 TV Special Himself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Come Together 2009 Video Himself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Whole Lotta Shakin' 2009 Video Himself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright 2009 Video Himself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2009 TV Movie Himself
Rock Prophecies 2009 Documentary
Jeff Beck at Ronnie Scott's 2008 TV Movie Himself - Guitar
American Masters 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Seven Ages of Rock 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The Return of the Blue Moon Boys 2006 Documentary Himself
Music Cares Person of the Year: Brian Wilson 2005 TV Special Himself - Guitarist
Hard Rock Treasures 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Crossroads Guitar Festival 2004 Video documentary Himself
Naked Under Leather 2004 Documentary Himself
The Blues 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Later... With Jools Holland 1999 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1999 TV Series Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1999 TV Series Himself
Queen: Champions of the World 1995 Documentary Himself
Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame 1993 TV Special documentary Himself
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out 1992 TV Movie Himself
Yardbirds 1992 Documentary Himself
Rod Stewart: Storyteller 1984-1991 1991 Video Himself
Queen: The Days of Our Lives 1991 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Comic Strip Presents... 1990 TV Series Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself
Lenny Live and Unleashed 1989 Himself
Queen: Magic Years, Volume One - A Visual Anthology 1987 Documentary Himself
Queen: Magic Years, Volume Two - A Visual Anthology 1987 Documentary Himself
X-Large 1987 TV Series documentary Himself
Love Me Tender: A Tribute to the Music of Elvis Presley 1987 TV Movie Himself
The Tube 1986 TV Series Himself
The Secret Policeman's Other Ball 1982 Documentary Himself
In Concert 1973 TV Series Himself
Beat-Club 1972 TV Series
Top of the Pops 1965-1969 TV Series Guitarist, with Donovan / The Jeff Beck Group
Blow-Up 1966 Himself - The Yardbirds (uncredited)
Ready, Steady, Go! 1965-1966 TV Series Himself
Thank Your Lucky Stars 1965-1966 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
...Sings The Beatles 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Little Wing 1995 Video short
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