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Gordon Lightfoot net worth:
$30 Million

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Gordon Lightfoot is a Canadian singer-songwriter with an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars. Born in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, Gordon Lightfoot, exhibited ability as a musician really early on, and started writing his own music when he was four. Four went to perform in several choirs during elementary school, won multiple vocal contests, and performed on the radio and in concert. Four taught himself how to play the piano, the drums, as well as the guitar.

Gordon Lightfoot Net Worth $30 Million Dollars

Gordon Lightfoot was likewise a record holder in track and field events at his high school. He went to become one of folk rock’s most enduring and popular artists. He has released 20 albums, with a 21st approaching, and has had #1 hits in multiple nations. Five of his albums have achieved Gold status, and another four have achieved Platinum or multi-Platinum status.



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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
541998writer: "If You Could Read My Mind"
Mystery Science Theater 30001992-1998TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Nico Icon1995Documentary writer: "I'm Not Sayin'"
Quatro por Quatro1994TV Series performer: "Sundown"
Miracle on 34th Street1994writer: "Song for a Winter's Night"
Gremlins 2: The New Batch1990performer: "If You Could Read My Mind" / writer: "If You Could Read My Mind"
Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch1982performer: "My Love for You"
The Kingston Trio and Friends: Reunion1982TV Movie writer: "Early Morning Rain"
Renaldo and Clara1978performer: "Ballad in Plain D"
James at 161977TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Who Are the DeBolts? [And Where Did They Get 19 Kids?]1977Documentary writer: "If You Could Read My Mind"
Twice Is Not Enough1976performer: "Cold on the Shoulder" - uncredited / writer: "If You Could Read My Mind", "Cold on the Shoulder" - uncredited
A Fantasy Fulfilled1975writer: "If You Could Read My Mind" - uncredited
The Graham Kennedy Show1972-1975TV Series writer - 5 episodes
McCloud1974TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Ernie Sigley Show1974TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Paperback Hero1973performer: "If You Could Read My Mind" / writer: "If You Could Read My Mind"
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii1973TV Special documentary writer: "Early Morning Rain"
Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert1973TV Movie writer: "Early Morning Rain"
Ciao Manhattan1972writer: "Can't Make It Anymore"
The Johnny Cash ShowTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 1969 - 1971 writer - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1971
Music SceneTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1969 writer - 1 episode, 1969
Hail, Hero!1969performer: "Hail, Hero!", "Wherefore and Why" / writer: "Hail, Hero!", "Wherefore and Why"
Mike & MikeTV Series performer - 6 episodes, 2013 - 2015 writer - 6 episodes, 2013 - 2015
The Greims2009Short performer: "Pussywillows, Cat-tails" / writer: "Pussywillows, Cat-tails"
This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s2009TV Movie documentary performer: "Sundown" / writer: "Sundown", "Alberta Bound", "Cotton Jenny"
The Marty Stuart Show2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Qwerty2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Generation Kill2008TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Holiday Festival on Ice 20072007TV Movie writer: "Song For A Winter's Night"
We Are Marshall2006performer: "If You Could Read My Mind" / writer: "If You Could Read My Mind"
Aloha from Sweden2006Video writer: "Early Morning Rain"
I Love the '70s: Volume 2TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Cold CaseTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Elvis by the Presleys2005TV Movie documentary writer: "Early Morning Rain"
Wonderland2003performer: "If You Could Read My Mind" 1970 / writer: "If You Could Read My Mind" 1970
The Brown Bunny2003performer: "Beautiful" / writer: "Beautiful"
Mission Hill1999TV Series performer: "Sundown" / writer: "Sundown"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hotel1988TV SeriesJoe Daniels
Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch1982U.S. Marshal Morrie Nathan
One Hundred Years Young1967TV Movie

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Hundred Years Young1967TV Movie composer: song "Canadian Railroad Trilogy"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Katie Chats2014TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
100th Grey Cup Halftime Show2012TV MovieHimself
The Hour2011TV SeriesHimself
This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Power of Their Song: The Untold Story of Latin America's New Song Movement2008DocumentaryHimself
Shakin' All Over!2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Live 82005TV Special documentaryHimself
Canadian Idol2004TV SeriesHimself
Four Strong Winds2003TV SeriesHimself
Record Man: The Life and Times of Sam Sniderman2002Documentary shortHimself
Gordon Lightfoot: Live in Reno2000Himself
Life and Times1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The 25th Annual Juno Awards1996TV SpecialPerformer
Tears Are Not Enough1985DocumentaryHimself
The Alan Thicke Show1981TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1976TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Disco1974TV SeriesHimself
In Concert1972TV SeriesHimself
The Johnny Cash Show1969-1971TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHimself
Music Scene1969TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Telescope1967TV Series documentaryHimself
The Country and Western Show1963TV SeriesHimself - Host
Country Hoedown1956TV SeriesHimself (1960)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Greatest Canadian2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Animal Charm: Golden Digest1996Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)

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#Fact
1Returning to his Canadian home in Toronto after a 10 show tour ending at the Sunrise in Fort Pierce Florida. [March 2010]
2Performing at the Memorial Center in Peterborough Ontario, as part of the flood relief concert to help Peterborough recover from great losses. [August 2004]
3He appeared on Canadian Idol on Aug 18th, 2004. His music was one of the weekly themes of the show, and six young finalists worked with him individually to prepare for singing his songs in competition. [August 2004]
4Saturday, September 7th 2002 - rushed to McMaster University Health Centre in Hamilton, Ontario by air ambulance after experiencing stomach pains. He had emergency stomach surgery and is expected to make a complete recovery. Details of the surgery are pending. [September 2002]
5He is back at home after spending several months in hospital. According to a recent interview with the Globe & Mail newspaper, he has ready another album which will be titled "Twenty" and due for release sometime in 2004. [October 2003]
6Inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 1998 (charter member).
7In 2002, suffered a near-fatal ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, similar to the condition that took the life of actor John Ritter. He withstood six weeks in a coma, four surgeries and two years of extensive rehab. His first extensive tour did not happen until 2005.
8Has earned five Grammy nominations and 17 Juno Awards in his native Canada, and was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
9The younger of two children, he grew up in Orillia, Ontario, where, as a boy soprano he worked the wedding circuit ("O, Promise Me" and "The Lord's Prayer" were his specialties). He also performed in a church choir, a barbershop quartet and a dance band.
10Took classes in music school in Los Angeles before returning to his native Canada and playing the guitar and sang in coffee houses while composing songs.
11The folk group Peter, Paul and Mary made a hit out of his song "For Lovin' Me". Other artists who did well from his material include Anne Murray, Judy Collins, Richie Havens, and Gordon's real-life idol Bob Dylan.
12Married twice and separated from his second wife, he has six children by four women.
13Pictured on one of four 52¢ Canadian commemorative postage stamps honoring Canadian Recording Artists, issued 29 June 2007. The other stamps pictured Paul Anka, Joni Mitchell, and Anne Murray.
14Six children: Two children, Fred (born Feb 1, 1964) and Ingrid (born Dec 31, 1965), from his first marriage with wife Brita Two children out of wedlock, including Eric (born Dec 30, 1981) with Cathy Coonley. Two children, Miles (born ca. 1991) and Meredith (born ca. 1996), with current wife Elizabeth.One older sister, Bev.Two grandchildren.
15He was awarded the O.C. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on June 26, 1970 and awarded the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on May 8, 2003 for his services to entertainment.
16Has frequently sung "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" at the annual Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Service at Mariner's Church in Detroit.
17Saturday, September 7th 2002 - rushed to McMaster University Health Centre in Hamilton, Ontario by air ambulance after experiencing stomach pains. He had emergency stomach surgery and is expected to make a complete recovery. Details of the surgery are pending.

#Quote
1[on avoiding writing his autobiography] I don't like to have to remind myself of everything I hate about myself. It's highly unnecessary. I'm reformed. I'm doing my best. I'm trying hard. I don't want to hurt a soul. I'm just a peace loving guy.
2I'm a little nuts. I'm a lot nuts. All I know is that in the midst of the madness of this world it's my therapy. The music touches my heartstrings.
3I was under contract for 33 years, and when you're like that you're always under the gun to produce. You tend to ignore certain things and to become isolated, and you don't spend enough time thinking about other things like the business end and the family and even the live performances. Now I can concentrate on my shows, which is great because that's what I like best anyway. -- GL, during 2007 interview

#Trademark
1Songs often include references to Canada
2Often plays a 12-string guitar and layers his own background vocals on record
3His moustache, which he has worn consistently through the late 1960s and to this day
4His distinctive baritone voice

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