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Sam Cooke Net Worth

Sam Cooke Biography

He also earns from sponsorship and offering in programs which quantity is $3,125,000. Sam Cooke can be an great Singer-songwriter, business owner from Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.This American Singer-songwriter, entrepreneur started his career in 1951. His estimated salary each year is $12,121,000. He earned cash by signing these tracks agreements: Tribute to the girl, The Wonderful Globe of Sam Cooke, Cooke’s Tour, Hits of the 50’s, Swing Low, My Sort of Blues, Twistin’ the night time Away, Mr. Soul, Evening Beat, Ain’t That VERY GOOD NEWS. We also stated Sam Cooke income per tracks . people want $100,000,000 net worthy of like Sam Cooke. We also added few albums revenue which include RCA Albums Collection


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Quick Facts

Full NameSam Cooke
DiedDecember 11, 1964, Hacienda Motel, Los Angeles
Height1.77 m
ProfessionEntrepreneur, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, A Change Is Gonna Come, Bring It On Home to Me, You Send Me
EducationWendell Phillips Academy High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseBarbara Campbell, Dolores Mohawk, A Change Is Gonna Come, Bring It On Home to Me, You Send Me
ChildrenLinda Womack, Vincent Cooke, A Change Is Gonna Come, Bring It On Home to Me, You Send Me
ParentsCharles Cook, Annie Mae Cook, A Change Is Gonna Come, Bring It On Home to Me, You Send Me
SiblingsL.C. Cooke, Hattie Cook, Agnes Cook, Charles Cook, Jr., David Cook, Mary Cook, Willie Cook, A Change Is Gonna Come, Bring It On Home to Me, You Send Me
AwardsGrammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Hall of Fame, Grammy Award for Best Music Film, Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, A Change Is Gonna Come, Bring It On Home to Me, You Send Me
Music GroupsThe Soul Stirrers


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 First recorded secular songs in 1956 as Dale Cook on Specialty Records.
2 Brother of L.C. Cooke, Charles Cooke, and Agnes Hoskins.
3 He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7051 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
4 Released his first pop single "Lovable" (1956) under the name of Dale Cooke. At the time, there were negative feelings in the gospel singing community about pop music.
5 Voted the fourth greatest singer of the rock era in a Rolling Stone magazine poll in 2008.
6 Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987.
7 Cousin of Stan Shaw.
8 His song "A Change is Gonna Come", drastically different from most of his other work, was penned by Cooke after he was moved by Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind". This indicated Cooke may have started to make darker, more socially-conscious work if he had lived.
9 He was a huge influence on other R&B and rock-'n-roll singers. Among others, Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye considered him a favorite.
10 He was voted the 16th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
11 Father of Linda M. Womack.
12 Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Soul Stirrers) in 1989 (under the category Early Influences).
13 Charter member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
14 1948 graduate of Wendell Phillips High School in Chicago.
15 Uncle of singer R.B. Greaves of "Take a Letter Maria" fame. First recorded secular songs in 1956 as Dale Cook on Specialty Records.
16 He added the "e" to his last name in 1957 to signify a new start to his life.
17 He screen-tested for a role in The Cincinnati Kid (1965).
18 His song, "Somewhere There's a Girl" was written in honor of his first wife, Delores, after she had been killed in a car crash.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1994 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Recording Awarded on February 1, 1994 at 7051 Hollywood Blvd.


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mafia III 2016 Video Game performer: "Chain Gang", "Wonderful World", "Bring It On Home to Me", "Another Saturday Night", "I'm Gonna Forget About You" - uncredited / writer: "Take Me For What I Am", "Hold On, I'm Comin'", "Chain Gang", "Wonderful World", "Bring It On Home to Me", "Another Saturday Night", "I'm Gonna Forget About You" - uncredited
The Siege of Jadotville 2016 performer: "CUPID" / writer: "CUPID"
Britain's Got More Talent TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
11.22.63 TV Mini-Series performer - 3 episodes, 2016 writer - 3 episodes, 2016
The Brontes at the BBC 2016 TV Movie documentary writer: "Cupid" - uncredited
Bates Motel TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
By the Sea 2015 performer: "Nothing Can Change This Love" / writer: "Nothing Can Change This Love"
Girl in a Band 2015 TV Movie documentary performer: "Summertime" - uncredited
The Dellany Journey 2015 Short writer: "A Change is Goona Come"
Pop Gold 2015 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Frau Müller muss weg! 2015 performer: "Wonderful World" - uncredited
Inherent Vice 2014 performer: "What A Wonderful World" / producer: "What A Wonderful World" / writer: "What A Wonderful World"
The Voice Kids 2014 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Gods of Wheat Street 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice 2012-2014 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Dancing with the Stars TV Series 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Cracked TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The X Factor 2010-2013 TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Blood Ties 2013/I performer: "I'll Come Running Back to You"
Granite Flats TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Vampire Diaries 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice UK 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Neighbors TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Parenthood TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree 2012 Documentary performer: "Chain Gang" / writer: "Chain Gang"
90210 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Idol 2010-2012 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Scandal TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Eastbound & Down 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center 2012 TV Movie documentary writer: "Sweet Soul Music"
The Playboy Club 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Green Lantern 2011 performer: "That's Where It's At" / writer: "That's Where It's At"
Rock & Chips TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2011 writer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2011
Todd's Pop Song Reviews TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
The Green Hornet 2011 performer: "Twisting The Night Away" / writer: "Twisting The Night Away"
The Big C 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth Wall 2010 TV Series 1 episode
Valentine's Day 2010/I writer: "Cupid"
Soul Kitchen 2009 performer: "Ain't That Good News"
What If...? TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Familjen Babajou TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Game Boys 2008 performer: "What a Wonderful World" / writer: "What a Wonderful World"
Eli Stone 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Secret Life of Bees 2008 writer: "I'm Alright" 1986
The Wrecking Crew! 2008 Documentary performer: "Twisting The Night Away" / writer: "Twisting The Night Away"
The Wire 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Upp till kamp 2007 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Dennis Locorriere: The Unique Voice of Dr. Hook - Hits and History Tour Live 2007 Video writer: "Only Sixteen"
American Masters 2007 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Talk to Me 2007 performer: "A Change Is Gonna Come" / writer: "Sweet Soul Music", "A Change Is Gonna Come"
Daddy's Little Girls 2007 writer: "A Change Is Gonna Come"
The Holiday 2006 writer: "You Send Me" 1957
Canadian Idol 2004-2006 TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Independent Lens 2006 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Idols! 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Fun with Dick and Jane 2005 performer: "The Best Things in Life Are Free" 1927
Hitch 2005/I performer: " What a Wonderful World" 1958 / writer: " What a Wonderful World" 1958
The West Wing 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Alone with Dennis Locorriere 2004 Video documentary writer: "Only Sixteen"
Cat Stevens: Majikat 2004 TV Movie writer: "Another Saturday Night"
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights 2004 writer: "You Send Me"
Frankie and Johnny Are Married 2003 arranger: "Frankie and Johnny" / performer: "Frankie and Johnny"
Crazy as Hell 2002 "Trouble in Mind"
Ali 2001 writer: "Twisting the Night Away", " Don't Fight It Feel It", "Somebody Have Mercy", "It's All Right", "You Send Me", "Bring It on Home to Me", "A Change Is Gonna Come"
Pay It Forward 2000 writer: "You Gotta Move", "Win Your Love for Me"
Tuttu juttu 1999 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Roseanne Show 1998 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lindenstraße TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1998 writer - 1 episode, 1998
Married with Children 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Wild Reeds 1994 writer: "Run Away"
Mr Bean: Blind Date 1993 Video performer: "Cupid" - uncredited / writer: "Cupid" - uncredited
Hollywood's Leading Ladies with David Sheehan 1993 TV Movie documentary performer: "Cupid" - uncredited / writer: "Cupid" - uncredited
Malcolm X 1992 performer: "A Change is Gonna Come" / writer: "A Change is Gonna Come"
Rampe & Naukkis - Kaikkien aikojen superpari 1990 arranger: "Sweet Soul Music" / writer: "Sweet Soul Music"
Parker Lewis Can't Lose 1990 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cadence 1990 writer: "Chain Gang"
House Party 1990 writer: "Bad Boy / Having a Party"
True Love 1989/I writer: "Cupid"
The Magic of David Copperfield 10: The Bermuda Triangle 1988 TV Special performer: "Wonderful World" / producer: "Wonderful World" / writer: "Wonderful World"
She's Having a Baby 1988 performer: "CHAIN GANG" / writer: "CHAIN GANG"
The In Crowd 1988 writer: "Sweet Soul Music"
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam 1987 TV Movie documentary performer: "A CHANGE IS GONNA COME" / writer: "A CHANGE IS GONNA COME"
Otto - Der Neue Film 1987 performer: "What a Wonderful World" / writer: "What a Wonderful World"
Innerspace 1987 performer: "TWISTIN' THE NIGHT AWAY", "CUPID" / writer: "Twistin' the Night Away", "TWISTIN' THE NIGHT AWAY", "CUPID"
Adventures in Babysitting 1987 lyrics: "Bring It On Home To Me" / music: "Bring It On Home To Me" / performer: "Bring It On Home To Me"
Heaven 1987 Documentary performer: "That's Heaven To Me" / writer: "That's Heaven To Me"
Rags to Riches 1987 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Best of Bandstand: The Superstars 1987 Video short performer: "Ain't That Good News" / writer: "Ain't That Good News"
Crime Story TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1986 writer - 1 episode, 1986
That's Life! 1986 performer: "HAVING A PARTY" / writer: "HAVING A PARTY"
Miami Vice 1985 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Happy Families TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985
Sweet Dreams 1985 performer: "You Send Me" / writer: "You Send Me"
Rock for Afrika 1985 TV Special documentary writer: "Soothe Me"
Moonlighting 1985 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Blue Money 1985 TV Movie writer: "Shake"
Witness 1985 writer: " WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD" 1959
The Flamingo Kid 1984 performer: "Chain Gang" / writer: "Chain Gang"
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style 1983 Video documentary writer: "Shake" - uncredited
Breathless 1983 performer: " What A Wonderful World" / writer: " What A Wonderful World"
Roman Za'ir 1983 performer: "What a Wonderful World" / writer: "What a Wonderful World"
An American Werewolf in London 1981 performer: "Blue Moon"
American Pop 1981 performer: "You Send Me" / writer: "You Send Me"
The Blues Brothers 1980 writer: "SOOTHE ME", "HOLD ON, I'M COMIN'"
Good Old Days Part II 1978 TV Special performer: "You Send Me" / writer: "You Send Me" - as L.C. Cook
Animal House 1978 performer: "Wonderful World", "Twistin' the Night Away" / writer: "Wonderful World", "Twistin' the Night Away"
The Buddy Holly Story 1978 writer: "You Send Me"
The Greek Tycoon 1978 writer: "Cupid", "Twisting the Night Away" - uncredited
Between the Lines 1977 writer: "Havin' a Party"
The Sonny and Cher Show 1977 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops 1976 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Old Grey Whistle Test 1975 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Graham Kennedy Show 1972 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Steagle 1971 writer: "Twistin' the Night Away"
This Is Tom Jones 1970 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Pornography in Denmark: A New Approach 1970 Documentary writer: "Shake" - uncredited
The Go!! Show 1966 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shindig! TV Series writer - 7 episodes, 1965 performer - 2 episodes, 1964
Hollywood a Go Go 1965 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Jerry Lewis Show TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1963 writer - 1 episode, 1963
Houseboat 1958 performer: "Love Song from Houseboat Almost in Your Arms"
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show 1958 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
General Electric Theater 1960 TV Series Sam

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shindig! 1964 TV Series Himself - Singer
Missing Links 1964 TV Series Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1957-1964 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1964 TV Series Himself / Himself - Vocalist
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1962-1964 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Music Shop 1963 TV Movie Himself
The Jerry Lewis Show 1963 TV Series Himself - Singer
The Merv Griffin Show 1963 TV Series Himself
Thank Your Lucky Stars 1962 TV Series Himself
Play Your Hunch 1961 TV Series Himself
The Dick Clark Show 1958-1959 TV Series Himself
The Arthur Murray Party 1958 TV Series Himself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show 1958 TV Series Himself - Singer
The Big Record 1958 TV Series Himself
Club 60 1957 TV Series Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1957 TV Series Himself
The Guy Mitchell Show 1957 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Muhammad Ali: The Greatest 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
My Music: 50s & 60s Rock Rewind 2014 TV Movie Himself
Soul Power! 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Tracks 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
The Wrecking Crew! 2008 Documentary Himself
Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
VH1 Legends 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Say It Loud: A Celebration of Black Music in America 2001 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The History of Rock 'n' Roll 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Rock & Roll 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame 1993 TV Special documentary Himself
The Best of Bandstand: The Superstars 1987 Video short Himself
When the Music's Over 1982 TV Movie documentary
Good Old Days Part II 1978 TV Special Himself
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