George Thorogood - Net Worth 2022, Salary, Age, Siblings, Bio, Family, Career (2022)

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  • 1 George Thorogood Wiki Biography
  • 2 George Thorogood Quick Info
  • 3 George Thorogood Quotes
  • 4 George Thorogood Important Facts
  • 5 George Thorogood Filmography

George Thorogood Wiki Biography

George Thorogood was born on 24 February 1950, in Wilmington, Delaware USA, and is a singer, songwriter, and musician, best known for his hit songs during the 1980s which include “I Drink Alone” and “Bad to the Bone”. He performs with the Delaware Destroyers and has released over 20 albums with the band. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is George Thorogood? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $50 million, mostly earned through a successful career in the music industry. He helped popularize a lot of older songs including “Who Do you Love?” and “Move It on Over”; all of these helped ensure the position of his wealth.

George started his career in music during the 1970s, when he performed solo acoustic. Soon after, he would form the band the Delaware Destroyers which would also become well known as the Destroyers; their music was a mix of rock and Chicago blues which was a sound they developed. They started performing at the University of Delaware, and then made their first record “George Thorogood & The Destroyers”. In 1978 they released another album, called “Move it on Over” and it had a remake of the Hank Williams song of the same name. The band would prove to be successful, and helped establish Rounder Records. They would release a total of 16 studio albums with five of them certifying gold. They also have six live albums with their first live album certifying platinum. Their second platinum album would be their 1992 compilation album “The Baddest of George Thorogood and the Destroyers”.

While performing with the band, George also earned money through working as a roadie for Hound Dog Taylor. He became friends with Jimmy Thackery of The Nighthawks, and would soon tour with them along with the Destroyers. The friendship with the two bands continued as band members would help, and perform with each other in various concerts. In 1981, Thorogood became a support act for The Rolling Stones, which led to him becoming a guest at “Saturday Night Live”. Their popularity was increasing and soon they would tour all 50 US states in a span of 50 days.

After George’s contract with Rounder Records expired, he signed with EMI America Records, then releasing the album “Bad to the Bone”. The song would become a classic and would be used for numerous films and television shows. These include “Miami Vice” and “Terminator 2: Judgment Day”. The song is still regularly played today and is even played during the football pregame show at Mississippi State University. In 2012, George was named one of The 50 Most Influential Delawareans of the Past 50 Years.

For his personal life, George married Marla Raderman in 1985. It is known that George likes to use a variety of instruments for his performances. He plays a Gibson ES- 125 and Gibson Les Paul. He also used Fender Stratocasters a lot. Aside from that, he is a baseball fan, and even played as a semi-pro during the 1970s. He’s also mentioned that he is a Mets fan.

IMDB Wikipedia $50 million 1950 1950-02-24 6 ft 1 in (1.87 m) American Bandleader Brandywine High School Delaware February 24 George George & The Destroyers George Lawrence Thorogood George Thorgood George Thorogood George Thorogood & Destroyers George Thorogood &The Destroyes George Thorogood And The Destr George Thorogood And The Destroyers George Thorogood Net Worth Guitarist Hank Williams Jimmy Thackery Marla Raderman Marla Raderman (m. 1985) Musician Rio Thorogood Rock Stars Singer Singer-songwriter Songwriter Thorogood United States United States of America Wilmington

George Thorogood Quick Info

Full NameGeorge Thorogood
Net Worth$50 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 24, 1950
Place Of BirthWilmington, Delaware, United States
Height6 ft 1 in (1.87 m)
EducationBrandywine High School
SpouseMarla Raderman (m. 1985)
ChildrenRio Thorogood
NicknamesGeorge Thorogood & Destroyers , Thorogood, George , George Thorogood &The Destroyes , George Thorgood , George Thorogood And The Destr , George Thorogood And The Destroyers , George Lawrence Thorogood , Thorogood, George & The Destroyers

George Thorogood Quotes

  • [observation, 2014, on not yet being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame] If it happens? Great. If it doesn’t happen? Great. I can still play ‘Gear Jammer’ better than anyone on the planet. I’m still working. All of those things are like gravy on top of your meal. Bonuses to your existence. I just wanna put out good product and make a living.
  • There are two kinds of music: the blues, and that bullshit they play on MTV.

George Thorogood Important Facts

  • “Ride ‘Til I Die” concert tour thoughout North America [May 2003]
  • He covered Bob Dylan’s “Wanted Man”, which he performed at “Bob Dylan’s 30th Anniversary” at Madison Square in 1992.
  • Had breakthrough hit in 1979 with “Move It On Over”, a remake of a 1947 Hank Williams hit.
  • George Thorogood & The Destroyers opened for The Rolling Stones on their 1981 tour.
  • Mostly well-known for the hits “Bad to the bone” and “Cocaine blues”.
  • Took a break from music in the 1970’s to become a pro baseball player
  • Blues singer/guitarist

George Thorogood Filmography

Top Gear2016TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Vinyl2016TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway2016TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
South Park2015TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Huevos: Little Rooster’s Egg-cellent Adventure2015writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Man Up2015/Iwriter: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Shaun the Sheep Movie2015writer: “BAD TO THE BONE”Soundtrack
Bates Motel2013TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Take Me OutTV Series performer – 1 episode, 2012 writer – 1 episode, 2012Soundtrack
Eureka2012TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Nurse Jackie2012TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure2011Video writer: “Rock and Roll Christmas”Soundtrack
Hawaii Five-0TV Series performer – 1 episode, 2011 writer – 1 episode, 2011Soundtrack
The Muppets2011writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
Megamind2010writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore2010writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
The Good Guys2010TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
MongrelsTV Series performer – 1 episode, 2010 writer – 1 episode, 2010Soundtrack
The Legend of Dick and Dom2010TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
How to Boil a Frog2009Documentary writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
Transylmania2009writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Lucky Luke2009writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
Beautiful Kate2009writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
Beverly Hills Chihuahua2008writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
My Name Is Earl2005-2007TV Series writer – 2 episodesSoundtrack
Firehouse Dog2007performer: “Bad to the Bone” / writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
Saturday Night Live in the ’80s: Lost & Found2005TV Special documentary performer: “Bad to the Bone” / writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
I Love the 80’s 3-D2005TV Series documentary performer: “Bad to the Bone” / writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
North Country2005writer: “I Drink Alone”Soundtrack
Las Vegas2005TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
John Lee Hooker: Come and See About Me2004Video performer: “Mad Man Blues”Soundtrack
Freddy vs Ghostbusters2004Short writer: “Bad to the Bone” – uncreditedSoundtrack
According to Jim2004TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
My Generation G… G… Gap2004Short writer: “Bad to the Bone” – uncreditedSoundtrack
Joe Dirt2001writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
The Lone GunmenTV Series performer – 1 episode, 2001 writer – 1 episode, 2001Soundtrack
3000 Miles to Graceland2001“Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
Early Edition2000TV Series 1 episodeSoundtrack
Bored Silly2000performer: “I Really Like Girls”Soundtrack
The Parent Trap1998writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Major Payne1995performer: “Bad To The Bone” / writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Beavis and Butt-Head1994TV Series writer – 2 episodesSoundtrack
Married with ChildrenTV Series writer – 3 episodes, 1989 – 1993 performer – 1 episode, 1993Soundtrack
Flesh and Bone1993writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Rock N’ Roll Racing1993Video Game music: “Bad to the Bone” – uncreditedSoundtrack
Reasonable Doubts1992TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Problem Child 21991performer: “Bad to the Bone” / writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
Terminator 2: Judgment Day1991writer: “Bad to the Bone” 1982Soundtrack
Problem Child1990performer: “BAD TO THE BONE” / writer: “BAD TO THE BONE”Soundtrack
Talk Radio1988writer: “Bad to the Bone”Soundtrack
Bull Durham1988performer: “Born to Be Bad” / writer: “Born to Be Bad”Soundtrack
Two Moon Junction1988performer: “Who Do You Love?”Soundtrack
Lethal Weapon1987writer: “Bad to the Bone” – uncreditedSoundtrack
DTV ‘Doggone’ Valentine1987TV Movie performer: “Bad To The Bone” / writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Miami ViceTV Series performer – 2 episodes, 1985 – 1986 writer – 2 episodes, 1985 – 1986Soundtrack
Crime StoryTV Series performer – 1 episode, 1986 writer – 1 episode, 1986Soundtrack
Christine1983writer: “Bad To The Bone”Soundtrack
Slayground1983writer: “Bad To The Bone” – uncreditedSoundtrack
Sexy Rubber2012ShortComposer
George Thorogood & The Destroyers: Live in ’991999VideoComposer
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1995TV SeriesMusical GuestActor
New Meet Me on South Street: The Story of JC Dobbs2011Video documentary composer: additional musicMusic Department
New Meet Me on South Street: The Story of JC Dobbs2011Video documentary special thanksThanks
Today2015TV SeriesHimself – Musical GuestSelf
Teens Wanna Know2014TV SeriesHimself – GuestSelf
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2014TV MovieHimselfSelf
Buddy Guy and George Thorogood and the Destroyers LIVE from Red Rocks2013TV MovieHimselfSelf
New Meet Me on South Street: The Story of JC Dobbs2011Video documentaryHimself – musicianSelf
George Thorogood & the Destroyers: RockWalk Induction2007Video documentary shortHimselfSelf
The Life and Times of H- Bomb Ferguson2006DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2006TV SeriesHimself / Musical GuestSelf
7th Inning Stretch2006TV Movie documentaryHimselfSelf
A/k/a Tommy Chong2006DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHimself – Musical GuestSelf
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2000TV Series documentaryHimselfSelf
When It Was a Game 32000TV Movie documentaryHimself (voice)Self
George Thorogood & The Destroyers: Live in ’991999VideoHimselfSelf
Late Night with Conan O’Brien1999TV SeriesHimselfSelf
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Late Show with David Letterman1993TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Late Night with David Letterman1991-1992TV SeriesHimself – Guest / HimselfSelf
Live Aid1985TV Special documentaryHimself (at JFK Stadium) (as George Thorogood and the Destroyers)Self
New American Bandstand 19651981-1985TV SeriesHimselfSelf
The 26th Annual Grammy Awards1984TV SpecialHimselfSelf
Fridays1981TV SeriesThemselves – Musical GuestSelf
It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll: Rock ‘n’ Roll at the BBC2015TV MovieHimselfArchive Footage

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