Chubby Checker net worth

Chubby Checker net worth

Net Worth: $4 Million

About Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker net worth

It has been estimated that the overall amount of Chubby Checkers net worth currently reaches a sum of 4 million dollars. Chubby Checker has become famous because of a string of successful hits. In addition to being a singer, Chubby Checker has composed a lot of his songs. Chubby Checker is credited as the one who popularized twist dance music style. In 1960, he released his probably most successful single called “The Twist”. The single even landed in the 1st place in Billboard charts. The sales of it added up a lot of revenues to the overall estimate of Chubby Checker net worth, as well. Another music style which he helped to bring to mainstream was limbo rock. He also popularized the famous limbo dance. Chubby Checker has been interested in many other dance styles, such as the fly. Chubby Checker made history in the music world when he became the first singer whose five albums placed in the Top 12 at the same time.
The singer was born in 1941 in Spring Gully, South Carolina. He grew up in the projects in South Philadelphia. When he was eight years old, Chubby Checker formed his first group.

When he was studying in high school, he learnt how to play the piano. He would organize shows for his classmates, during which he would imitate popular singers of that time, such as Fats Domino, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis. When he began to work, Chubby Checker continued to entertain his workmates by performing for them. Chubby Checker’s real name is Ernest Evans and it was also in one of these jobs that his boss started to call him ‘Chubby’, which he later chose as his stage name.
In 1959, he released his fist single called “The Class”, which placed in the 38th position in charts. When he was 18 years old, he first introduced his most popular hit, “The Twist”. Because of the success of this song, Chubby Checkers began to appear on TV, which gave him more opportunities to be noticed. In 1965, more than 15 million copies of the single were sold and it became certified as multiple-gold disc. Thus, the sales of it have also added up millions of dollars to the total size of Chubby Checker net worth.
Chubby Checker then released a string of other popular songs, such as “The Fly”, “The Hucklebuck”, “Pony Time” and “Dance the Mess Around”. “Pony Time” became his second single which landed in the 1st place. Another ‘twist’ single became his well known “Let’s Twist Again”. Because of this single, Chubby Checker was awarded the 1961 Grammy Award for Best Rock and Roll Solo Vocal Performance. In 1962, he recorded a duet with Dee Dee Sharp called “Slow Twistin”, which landed in the 3rd place in charts in the United States. In the same year, his single called “Limbo Rock” placed 2nd. The single also became the last one which placed in the Top 10. Thus, the sales of all of these songs have also added up to the overall sum of Chubby Checker net worth.

Now you have an idea why Chubby Checker net worth is this huge


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