|Celebrated Name:||Robbie Robertson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Jaime Royal “Robbie” Robertson, OC|
|Age:||79 years old|
|Birth Date:||5 July 1943|
|Birth Place:||Toronto, Canada|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Dominique Bourgeois|
|Children:||Yes (Sebastian Robertson, Delphine Robertson, Alexandra Robertson)|
|Profession:||Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, actor, and author.|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$45 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Worldwide celebrated as the lead guitarist of the rock group ‘The Band’, Robbie Robertson is a man who has magic in his fingers. Seriously, after listening to his soulful guitar tunes, anybody can fall in love with him. Other than being a guitarist, Robbie has won the heart of people with his other skills too.
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Born as Jaime Royal Robertson on July 5, 1943, in Toronto, Canada, Robbie Robertson is a Canadian guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor, author, and record producer. He is the only child of his mother, Rose Marie Chrysler, and his father, Alexander David Klegerman. His father was a Jew and worked as a professional gambler. His mother worked in a jewellery plating factory.
When Robbie was a toddler, his father Alexander died in a road accident. After the death of his father, his mother married James Patrick Robertson, who adopted Robbie. When Robbie was a child, his mother travelled in different cities, so he could never focus on his studies. He briefly attended some local school but left it midway in order to pursue his career in music. He had an interest in music since his childhood, so he strived hard to become a musician.
Speaking of his personal life, Robbie’s life has been simple. He is never involved in casual relationships. In 1967, he married his wife Dominique Bourgeois who is a Canadian journalist. The couple has three children together. His son Sebastian Robertson worked together with him on a few songs. Presently, Robbie is said to have divorced his wife.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 5 July 1943, Robbie Robertson is 79 years old as of today’s date 2nd June 2023. His height is 1.85 m tall, and weight is 85 kg.
As a child, Robbie learned to play the guitar as he was interested in music. As a teenager, he left his education and started working for his dreams. Initially, he had to struggle, and he even took the summer jobs. On the other hand, he was working on his music skills. Finally, in 1957, he started playing in the bands with the help of his friend Pete Thumper Traynor. He worked for some local groups with his Pete before his talents were recognised by Ronnie Hawkins who hired him for his band ‘The Hawks’.
In the next 3-4 years, he worked for this band and achieved an enjoyable success. ‘Hey Boba Lu’ and ‘Someone Like You’ were the most popular songs of this band. In 1964, the band ‘Hawks’ changed its name to ‘Levon and the Hawks’. Robbie remained with the group, but he was yet to achieve the mainstream of success. During the mid-1960s, he came together with his Hawks bandmates and formed the band ‘The Band’. They just performed a few songs which turned out to be the great success for them. Over his entire career, he has worked with many notable musicians in their albums.
Awards & achievements
Though Robbie couldn’t win any significant awards, he received many prestigious honours. He has received ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ from the national academy of songwriters. In 2011, he was inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame too. Talking about awards, he has received Grammy Award nomination.
Net Worth & Salary of Robbie Robertson in 2023
Robbie Roberson is primarily a songwriter and a musician, but he is also quite active as an actor and an author. He has written 5-6 books and has appeared in a number of films and TV shows. Thus, he earns money through different sources. Music is his major source of earnings, but he has also churned out a good amount of money through the acting. So, after accumulating of his net worth from all the sources, right now, he has an impressive net worth $45 million as of June 2023.
As of now, Robbie is 79 years old, but he is active in his all professions. Be it songwriting or authoring the book, his journey continues, and he seems to enjoy it even today.
I watched “The Last Waltz”..and listening to the songs and the lyrics reached deep into my soul. Robbie Robertson brought it all together. His music and style simply amazing. Thank you so much.
I have heard some great bands in my 68 years but Robbie has topped them all. I would like to see him and Eric Clapton jam. Robbie owns the strings! I just love watching him and I could listen to him play 24/7. PURE F—G AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!
Absolutely amazing man and musician. There.is no other like him. His arrangements go right to my soul..love you, Sir. ♀️❤❤❤❤
Just watched “The Last Waltz” and what a joy to hear. Real musicians, real instruments, real voices from real musicians! Thank you God!!!!
Robbie is so talented and play the guitar like no other. I just love him and I tune into everything I can just to see him one more time. He is the absolute best.