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Burton Cummings Net Worth

Burton Cummings Net Worth is
$14 Million

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Burton Cummings Net Worth $14 Million

Canadian musician Burton L. Cummings has a net worth of $14 Million as of March 2012. He’s a well known musician and songwriter. The well-known musician has achieved fame and wealth as the lead singer of the band “The Guess Who”.

Burton has many popular tunes to his credit as the lead singer, songwriter and keyboardist for The Guess Who. Included in these are “Laughing”, “American Woman”, “These Eyes”, “Hand Me Down World”, “No Time” and “Star Baby”. These were made between 1965 and 1975. The band’s successes included the successful LP “A Wild Pair” and a weekly appearance on the CBC-TV’s show “Let’s Go!” as in house artiste.

He’s got a popular jazz established flute solo on “Undun”. The band reached first position in Canadian musical charts in 1970 for “American Woman”. Burton also released a Bob Dylancover “With God on Our Side” in November 2004. On November 4th 2008 his first record “Above the Ground” was found with 19 original tunes. He also performed in Connecticut in 2011 for the initial concert of a US tour. His website and iTunes comprises tracks like “We Just Came from the U.S.A.” and others.

The well-known musician has a theater in downtown Winnipeg named after him. Burton is also a recipient of the highest civilian honor in the country of his arrival, the “Order of Canada”. Cummings was named officer by the Governor Michaelle Jean on December 30th 2009.



Net Worth$14 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 31, 1947
Place Of BirthWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height1.73 m
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actor, Music Department
EducationUniversity of Manitoba
NationalityCanadian
SpouseCheryl DeLuca
ParentsRhoda Cummings
NicknamesCummings, Burton , Burton L. Cummings , Burton L. Cummings, OC, OM , The All-Starr Band
AwardsCanadian Music Hall of Fame, Juno Award for Album of the Year, Juno Award for Best Male Artist, Juno Award for Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year, Genie Award for Best Achievement in Music - Original Song, No Time, American Woman, Stand Tall, Coquitlam, BC, Canada, Richmond, BC, Canada, Las Ve...
NominationsJuno Award for Single of the Year, Juno Award for Songwriter of the Year, No Time, American Woman, Stand Tall, Coquitlam, BC, Canada, Richmond, BC, Canada, Las Vegas, NV, United States
MoviesMelanie
#Quote
1[observation, 2015] Every year that goes by the songs become more special, and the lives of the people in the audience change. Life changes. So when I come back every year and sing those songs, it's like a time machine for people. And I don't shy away from the hit records. I'm not shoving a lot of new stuff down people's throats - not at this stage in my life. I know why they're coming to see us. We try to send everybody home happy. So they are going to hear the songs they came to hear.
#Fact
1He improvised the lyrics of "American Woman" during a Guess Who gig. A fan happened to be taping the show, so the band borrowed the tape in order to record the song as it appears on the "American Woman" album.
2Spent ten years with The Guess Who, but left for a solo career in 1976.
3Started his rock and roll career in Winnipeg as a teenager with The Deverons.

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Simpsons2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Christine2016/Iwriter: "Laughing"
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV Series music - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Altman2014Documentary writer: "No Time"
The Voice2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon2013Documentary performer: "American Woman" / writer: "American Woman"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011-2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Take This Waltz2011performer: "Stand Tall" / writer: "Stand Tall"
20 to 12010-2011TV Series documentary writer - 3 episodes
Shrek Forever After2010writer: "These Eyes"
The Big Bang Theory2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s2009TV Movie documentary performer: "Stand Tall" / writer: "Dancin' Fool", "Stand Tall"
Rage2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero World Tour2008Video Game writer: "American Woman"
60/902008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Superbad2007writer: "These Eyes"
My Name Is Earl2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Canadian Idol2004-2006TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Prison Break2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Party2005Video Game as Burton Lorne Cummings, "American Woman"
Stay2005/Iwriter: "These Eyes"
Idol2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Guess Who: Running Back Thru Canada2004Video documentary writer: "Runnin' Back to Saskatoon", "Rain Dance", "Glamour Boy", "These Eyes", "No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature", "American Woman", "Albert Flasher", "Laughing", "No Time", "Share The Land", "Clap For The Wolfman", "Guns, Guns, Guns", "Sour Suite", "Talisman", "Heart Broken Bopper"
New Zealand Idol2004TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Serving Sara2002writer: "American Woman"
The Wire2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Almost Famous2000writer: "Albert Flasher", "American Woman"
Witchblade2000TV Movie writer: "American Woman"
American Beauty1999writer: "American Woman"
Pirates of Silicon Valley1999TV Movie writer: "No Time"
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me1999writer: "American Woman"
Last Night1998/Iwriter: "Glamour Boy"
If These Walls Could Talk1996TV Movie writer: "American Woman"
The Cable Guy1996writer: "American Woman"
Now and Then1995writer: "These Eyes"
Due South1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Midnight Hour1985TV Movie writer: "Clap For The Wolfman" - uncredited
Melanie1982performer: "You Saved My Soul" / writer: "You Saved My Soul"
California Dreaming1979lyrics: "Keep It in the Family" / music: "Keep It in the Family" / performer: "Among the Yesterdays", "Keep It in the Family"
Voices1979"Voices", "On a Stage", "Drunk as a Punk"
The Johnny Cash Show1970TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Melanie1982Rick
The Wayne & Shuster Comedy Special1969TV Series

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Melanie1982music performer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Q with Jian Ghomeshi2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Hour2008-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - The Guess Who
Shakin' All Over!2006TV Movie documentary
The Guess Who: Running Back Thru Canada2004Video documentaryHimself - The Guess Who
Adventures in Rock2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 29th Annual Juno Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
Manitoba Flood Relief Concert1997TV SpecialHimself
Life and Times1997TV Series documentaryHimself
The 25th Annual Juno Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
Howard Stern1994TV SeriesHimself
Ringo Starr Going Home1993TV Movie documentaryHimself (as The All-Starr Band)
The Alan Hamel Show1978TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651978TV SeriesHimself
Rock Concert1977TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Life and Times2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The Wayne and Shuster Years1991TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1983GenieGenie AwardsBest Original SongMelanie (1982)

Known for movies

Source
IMDB Wikipedia

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