Gerry Goffin net worth

Gerry Goffin net worth

Net Worth: $50 Million

About Gerry Goffin

Gerry Goffin net worth

It has been announced that the total estimate of Gerry Goffin net worth is as high as 50 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest people in the music world. Gerry Goffin has become well known because of his career as a lyricist. Gerry Goffin at first was writing songs with his wife Carole King and this collaboration proved to be a major success.
In the 1960s, the duo worked on many popular songs of that time, such as “Go Away Little Girl”, “Take Good Care of My Baby”, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” and “The Loco-Motion”, all of which landed in the 1st place in charts in the United States. The sales of these singles have also increased the total amount of Gerry Goffin net worth. Later, it was stated that Gerry Goffin had a talent to ‘find words that expressed what many young people were feeling but were unable to articulate’.
When he and Carole King divorced, Gerry Goffin worked with other lyricists and composers. Examples of such people were Michael Masser and Barry Goldberg. With them, he composed some songs, which also became Number 1 hits, such as “Saving All My Love for You” and “Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)”.

These collaborations made his name even more popular and also added up to the total size of Gerry Goffin net worth.
Overall, Gerry Goffin worked on 114 Billboard Hot 100 hits, eight of which became number one singles. Also, Gerry Goffin penned 72 UK hits. In 1990, his name together with his ex-wife’s name was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which crowned his career.
Gerry Goffin was born in 1939 and passed away in 2014. The musician was born in Brooklyn, New York, but after his parents’ divorce, he moved to Queens. When he became a graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School, Gerry Goffin joined the Marine Corps Reserve. However, he spent only one year there and after that, he enrolled at Queens College, where his aim was to study chemistry. It was there, where he made friends with Carole King, who later became his partner not only in music, but also in personal life.
Gerry Goffin would write lyrics to songs and Carole King composed music. Gerry Goffin at that time was working with some other composers, such as Jack Keller and Barry Mann. Gerry Goffin and Carole King became known when they penned the hit called “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”. In 1961, this single landed in the Billboard Hot 100’s first place, sung by the Shirelles. The duo kept on penning successful songs, which became major hits, such as “Halfway to Paradise”, “It Might as Well Rain Until September”, “Up on the Roof”, “One Fine Day”, “Don’t Bring Me Down”, “I’m into Something Good”, “Oh No Not My Baby”, “Pleasant Valley Sunday” and some others. All of these hits not only made him more known, but also added up to the total sum of Gerry Goffin net worth.

Now you have an idea why Gerry Goffin net worth is this huge

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