Donald Fagen Net Worth, How did the American musician and songwriter accumulate his wealth? Read on to find out more about Donald Fagen Net Worth and his career.
About Donald Fagen
He is an American musician and songwriter. Donald Fagen gained recognition from or being a member of the band ‘Steely Dan’ which he co-founded with college friend Walter Becker in 1972.
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|Full Name:||Donald Jay Fagen|
|Profession:||Songwriter, Singer, KeyboardPlayer, Musician, Film Score Composer|
|Date of Birth:||January 10, 1948|
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
Donald Fagen Career
Donald Jay Fagen was born in Passaic, New Jersey on January 10, 1948. He started listening to jazz while he was in elementary school and subsequently learned how to play the piano and the baritone horn.
He attended Bard College, where he majored in English Literature. While studying English, Fagen continued to play music all through his college years.
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He also started to work with various bands and was eventually being hired by ABC/Dunhill Records as a songwriter alongside his college classmate, Walter Becker.
Fagen also pursued a successful solo career and has released four solo records to date.
The pair would go on to form the core of the band, Steely Dan in 1972. Over the years, Steely Dan released nine studio albums and sold over 40 million records worldwide.
The band would also become one of the most sampled bands by hip-hop artists. Several of their riffs would be turned into hugely popular rap songs. Steely Dan’s music has been sampled for songs by De La Soul, Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz, Kanye West, Ice Cube, Wiz Khalifa, and 3rd Bass.
Sadly, Fagen’s college friend Walter Becker died on September 3, 2017, which left Fagen to continue to tour as Steely Dan.
Donald Fagen Net Worth
As of today, Donald Fagen Net Worth is $50 Million. Donald Fagen’s Net Worth is earned from his career as a musician and songwriter.
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