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Laura Branigan Net Worth

Laura Branigan Net Worth is
$5 Million

Laura Branigan Biography

On the other hand, as a singer she released her initial album Branigan in 1982 on Atlantic Information. Laura Branigan was created in Brewster, NY in July 1957 and passed on in August 2004. She was most widely known for her strike singles “Gloria” and “Personal Control”. As an celebrity Branigan starred in the films Delta Pi and Backstage and made an appearance in episodes of it series ChIPs, Automan, and Monsters. As a singer her debut album Branigan premiered in 1982 on Atlantic Information. Her third studio album Personal Control premiered in 1984 and was authorized Platinum. The album reached #23 in the usa and the very best 5 in Germany, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland. Branigan released a complete of seven studio albums closing with Over My Center in 1993. Branigan’s additional popular hits consist of “Solitaire”, “How Am I Likely to Live Without You”, “The Lucky One”, “Ti Amo”, “Fulfillment”, “Spanish Eddie”, “Keep Me”, “I CAME ACROSS Someone”, “Shattered Cup”, “Power of Like”, “Cry Wolf”, and “Moonlight on Drinking water”. She was nominated for just two Grammy Awards and an American Music Award. Her strike single “Gloria” was accredited Platinum and reached #1 in Australia and #2 in the usa. Her other hit solitary “Self Control” reached #1 in Austria and Germany and the very best 5 in america, Australia, France, Ireland, and the united kingdom. Laura Branigan passed on on August 26, 2004 at age 47 from a cerebral aneurysm. Past due American singer, songwriter, and celebrity Laura Branigan had around net worth of $5 million. At age 47, Laura Branigan passed away on August 24, 2004 from a cerebral aneurysm. As an celebrity she was presented in the films Delta Pi and Backstage furthermore to her appearances in episodes of it series Automan, ChIPs, and Monsters.Laura Branigan net worthy of: Laura Branigan was an American singer, songwriter, and actress who have had a net worthy of of $5 million. Branigan’s third studio album Personal Control was rolled out in 1984, being accredited Platinum and hitting #23 in the usa as well as achieving the Best 5 in Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, and Norway. Furthermore, the singer’s hit solitary “Gloria” proceeded to go Platinum and peaked at #1 in Australia and at #2 in the usa, as the “Personal Control” peaked at #1 in Austria and Germany and sat in the Best 5 in France, the united states, Ireland, Australia, and the united kingdom. Besides, she also got achievement with “How Am I Likely to Live Without You”, “Power of Like”, “Ti Amo”, “Solitaire”, “Fulfillment”, “Spanish Eddie”, “Keep Me”, “I CAME ACROSS Someone”, “Shattered Cup”, “The Lucky One”, “Cry Wolf”, and “Moonlight on Water”. Throughout her profession, she was nominated for Grammy Awards twice and American Music Award once. Born in Brewster, NY in July 1957.


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Quick Facts

Full NameLaura Branigan
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 3, 1957
DiedAugust 26, 2004, East Quogue, Southampton, New York, United States
ProfessionActor, Singer, Songwriter, Self Control, Gloria, Power of Love
EducationAmerican Academy of Dramatic Arts
NationalityAmerican
SpouseLarry Kruteck
ParentsJames Branigan, Kathleen Branigan, Self Control, Gloria, Power of Love
SiblingsBilly Branigan, Marc Branigan, Self Control, Gloria, Power of Love
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist, Self Control, Gloria, Power of Love
MoviesBackstage, Mugsy's Girls


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 She recorded her first album when joined the group Meadow at age 20. The album, "The Friendship," was released in 1973 on Paramount Records following the release of two singles in 1972, Here I Am and Cane and Abel. The record company failed to adequately promote the album, so after receiving little airplay, Meadow disbanded.
2 In recent years she continued to perform and record music and dated the drummer in her band, Tommy Bayiokos. But she spent most of her time caring for her mother, Kathleen, 83, who has Alzheimer's, while gardening and cooking for friends.
3 Atlantic records signed her in 1979.
4 She largely left the music industry in 1994 following her husband, Larry Kruteck, being diagnosed with colon cancer. He died in 1996.
5 She also performed the ballad "Sin Hablar", along with the worldwide famous Mexican singer Luis Miguel.
6 Music video for her single "Spanish Eddie" was a re-telling of West Side Story (1961).
7 After she died of a brain aneurysm in her sleep, her brother Marc Branigan said she had complained to a friend of having a continual headache for about two weeks before she died but she had not sought medical attention.
8 Had a unique five-octave range voice.
9 Known mostly for her smash hit songs like "Gloria", "Self-Conrol", "Solitaire", "How am I supposed to Live without You?", "The Lucky One", "The Power of Love", and "Spanish Eddie". She also did international tours, and unique music videos which were filmed in Britain, and other European countries.
10 Was originally announced as the singer of the theme for the Bond film, Octopussy (1983), by producer Albert R. Broccoli.
11 Toured Europe as a backing vocalist for Leonard Cohen in the late 70s.
12 Had a brother, Billy Branigan, who's a singer, writer and producer. They worked together on Laura's "Over My Heart" album.
13 Performed the last song on New American Bandstand 1965 (1952) with Dick Clark - "Shattered Glass," in 1987.
14 She broke both femurs when she fell 10 feet from a ladder whilst hanging wisteria outside her New York State home. [June 2001]


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Many of her hits were English-language remakes of European hit songs, for the American market.
2 Had an onstage habit of brushing her hair back with one hand, while singing


Quotes

#Quote
1 I want to touch people's hearts, to get right down to their souls.


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Doctors 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Le mirage 2015 performer: "Self Control"
Welcome to the Basement 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Guapas 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Killing 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Midnight Heat 2007 performer: "Self Control"
Everybody Hates Chris 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cold Case 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Dad! 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Lather Effect 2006 performer: "Gloria"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories 2006 Video Game performer: "Gloria"
Saturday Night Live 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 2002 Video Game performer: "Self Control"
The Preppie Murder 1989 TV Movie performer: "Self Control"
Baywatch 1989 TV Series performer: "I Believe"
Coming to America 1988 performer: "Come Into My Life"
Salsa 1988 performer: "The Magic of Your Love"
Killer Party 1986 performer: "The Lucky One"
Violets Are Blue... 1986 performer: "One Day"
Hittimittari 1985 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Magic of David Copperfield VII: Familiares 1985 TV Special performer: "Breaking Out"
Hollywood Wives 1985 TV Mini-Series performer: "Hollywood Wives"
Miami Vice 1984 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Body Rock 1984 performer: "Sharpshooter"
Ghostbusters 1984 performer: "HOT NIGHT"
Automan 1984 TV Series performer - 1 episode
An Uncommon Love 1983 TV Movie "The Lucky One"
Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer 1983 TV Movie performer: "Gloria"
Flashdance 1983 performer: "Imagination", "Gloria"
Love Is Forever 1983 TV Movie performer: "Love Is Forever", "Passion and Valor"

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monsters 1991 TV Series Amanda Smith-Jones
Backstage 1988/I Kate Lawrence
Laura Branigan: Self Control 1984 Video short
Automan 1984 TV Series Jessie Cole
Delta Pi 1984 Monica
CHiPs 1983 TV Series Sarah

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2002 TV Series documentary Herself
The RuPaul Show 1998 TV Series Herself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon 1997 TV Series Herself
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar 1996 TV Series Herself - Jury Member / Herself - Performer
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1985-1990 TV Series Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 1990 TV Series Herself
The 15th Annual American Music Awards 1988 TV Special Herself
New American Bandstand 1965 1982-1988 TV Series Herself
Die verflixte Sieben 1987 TV Series Singer
Supermodels of the World 1987 TV Movie Herself
The 13th Annual American Music Awards 1986 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Living Seas 1986 TV Movie Herself
Cap d'any a TV3 1985 TV Movie Herself
Cantantes y sonantes 1985 TV Series Herself
American Bandstand's 33 1/3 Celebration 1985 TV Special Herself
Nöjesmassakern 1985 TV Series Herself
Night of 100 Stars II 1985 TV Movie Herself
Champs-Elysées 1984 TV Series Herself
Solid Gold 1984 TV Series Herself - Host
On Stage America 1984 TV Series Herself
The 11th Annual American Music Awards 1984 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 1984 1983 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Musikladen 1983 TV Series
The 10th Annual American Music Awards 1983 TV Special Herself
Saturday Night Live 1982 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2015 TV Series Herself
The 47th Annual Grammy Awards 2005 TV Special
Hittimittari 1984-1985 TV Series Herself
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