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Carole King Biography

Carole King
Carole King
Full Name/Real Name: Carol Joan Klein
Age: 77 years
Birth Date: 9 February 1942
Birth Place: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 1.62 m
Weight: 54 kg
Nationality: American
Spouse: Rick Sorenson (m. 1982–1989), Rick Evers (m. 1977–1978), Charles Larkey (m. 1970–1976), Gerry Goffin (m. 1959–1969)
Children: Louise Goffin, Molly Larkey, Sherry Goffin, Levi Larkey
Dating: N/A
Profession: Singer-songwriter
Net Worth in 2019: $75 million

Carole King is considered as the Queen of pop lyrics. Not only a successful songwriter King is also an outstanding composer and a singer who has sung numerous songs. Having worked in so many pieces that have topped charts all around the world, people know very well about the talent she boasts but what they don’t know is about the fortune she managed to make through her pen and voice.

But do you know how much is Carole King’s net worth in 2019 and how old is she? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Carole King’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Carole King’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about her net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2019, Carole King has a net worth of $75 million.

Early Life & Biography

Carol Joan Klein was born on February 9, 1942, in Manhattan, New York, the United States to Eugenia and Sidney N. Klein. Carol was trained by her mother in music when she was four years old, and she formed a band named Co-Sines and changed her name to Carole King when she was at the James Madison High School. She then attended the Queens College, where she started to write and record songs with her first husband, Gerry Goffin.

Carole King’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Carole King was born on 9 February 1942 and currently as of 2019, she is 77 years old. Statistics put Carole King height as 1.62 m. and weight 54 kg.

Carole King Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Boyfriend, Husband, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Carole King

What is Carole King marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married or divorced
Is Carole King having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Carole King Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Carole King’s Spouse? (name): Rick Sorenson (m. 1982–1989), Rick Evers (m. 1977–1978), Charles Larkey (m. 1970–1976), Gerry Goffin (m. 1959–1969)
Does Carole King Have Any Kids? Louise Goffin, Molly Larkey, Sherry Goffin, Levi Larkey

Carole got married to Gerry Goffin whom she met at the Queens College when she was 17. The duo quit college and worked during the daytime while writing songs in the evenings. They have two children, Louise Goffin and Sherry Goffin Kondor. They divorced in 1968 and King was married to Charles Larkey from 1970-1976, they have two children Molly and Levi Larkey. She married her third husband Rick Evers in 1977, who died of a cocaine overdose in 1978. She then married Rick Sorenson in 1982, but the couple got divorced in 1989.

Career, Awards & Nominations

Carole started her career as a songwriter in the early 1960s along with her husband, Goffin. The duo was behind the songs of the Dimension Records and wrote many songs for Dusty Springfield.

She ventured into singing during the early 1970s and released her first album Writer, which became a failure. In 1971, she released her second album Tapestry which topped the US charts and became a huge hit. So far she has made 25 solo albums and has written songs for many top artists. Carole has also acted in few movies and has appeared in some television shows and series.

In 1972, she won 4 Grammy Awards in the categories Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. In 2004, she was honored with the Grammy Trustee Award and in 2013 with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. She was also inducted to the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2007.

Carole King Net Worth & Earnings in 2019

Carole King Net Worth
Carole King Net Worth

The record sale of her album Tapestry has earned her more than $10 million in the year 1971. From 1972 to 1977 she had an average annual income of $500,000, and in 1978 she earned over $1 million from the compilation album Songs of Long Ago. As of 2019, Her tenure as a successful songwriter and a singer accounts greatly to her net worth of $75 million.

Despite tasting failure with her debut album, Carole continued to believe in her which is the main reason for where she is right now. Though she may be one in a million, there are still many Carole Kings around us, who gave up on their dreams after a failure which is the reason why she is one in a million.