Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan

Robert Allen Zimmerman is an American singer-songwriter, author, poet, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for more than fifty years.

Quick Biography

Bob Dylan was born on 24th May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, U.S. He is currently 78 years of age. He is currently living in Malibu, California, U.S.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Robert Allen Zimmerman
Age: 79 years old
Birth Date: 24 May 1941
Birth Place: Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Abraham Zimmerman and Beatrice Stone
Spouse: Carolyn Dennis (m. 1986–1992), Sara Dylan (m. 1965–1977)
Children: Jakob Dylan, Jesse Dylan, Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan, Maria Dylan, Sam Dylan, Anna Dylan
Height: 1.71 m
Weight: 68 kg
Profession: Singer-songwriter, artist
Net Worth in 2020: $230 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

He is currently 79 years old, his body measurements weight 68 kg, and height 1.71 m.

Education, School/College University

He began his school life but never had much interest in education. He dropped out of college to begin artistic work.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Bob was raised in Hibbing, Minnesota, on the Mesabi Range west of Lake Superior. He has a younger brother named David. His maternal grandparents, Ben and Florence, were Lithuanian Jews who arrived in the United States in 1902. Dylan’s father named Abraham Zimmerman, an electric-appliance shop owner, and mother, Beatrice Stone. They were part of the close-knit Jewish community. However, during the late ’70s, Dylan converted to Christianity for a reason known only to him.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Bob Dylan began his relationship with artist Suze Rotolo, a daughter of American Communist Party radicals. The relationship ended in 1964. Dylan went on and met with Joan Baez in April 1961. Joan is a musician, and by the time it reached 1965, their romantic relationship began to fizzle out. In 1965, Dylan married Sara Lownds. She had worked as a model and a secretary to Drew Associates.

They were blessed with four children named Anna Lea, Samuel Isaac, Abram, and Jakob Luke. Dylan also adopted Sara’s daughter from a prior marriage, Maria Lownds. In 1977, Sara and Bob divorced. Bob Dylan went on with his life and married his backup singer Carolyn Dennis on June 4th, 1986. They were blessed with a daughter together called Desiree Gabrielle Dylan. The couple divorced in October 1992.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did he get married? (married date): 22 November 1965
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Bob Dylan Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Carolyn Dennis, Sara Dylan
Kids: Jakob Dylan, Jesse Dylan, Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan, Maria Dylan, Sam Dylan, Anna Dylan

Professional Life and Career

Bob started his career while still in high school. He formed several bands slowly by slowly. In the Golden Chords, he performed covers of songs by Little Richard and Elvis Presley. In 1960, Bob dropped out of college while still a first year. In 1961, he traveled to New York City to perform there and visit his musical idol Woody Guthrie who was seriously ill. Dylan released his first album in 1962, 19th March.

In the same year, 1962, Dylan made two essential career moves in August by changing his name to Bob Dylan and signed a management contract with Albert Grossman. He made his first trip to the United Kingdom from December 1962 to January 1963. He had been invited by television director Philip Saville to appear in a drama. He went on and performed in different places, including Australia and Europe, in April and May in 1966.

Awards & Nominations

Dylan has been in a position to win many Awards in his entire career. In 2016 he won Nobel Prize in Literature, ten Grammy Awards, one Academic Award, and one Golden Globe Award. Additionally, he was inducted in Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He received the polar music prize from Sweden’s King Carl XVI. In 2007, he received the Prince of Asturias Award in the Arts category.

In 2012, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  In 2013, he happened to receive the Award of Legion d’Honneur from the French education minister Aurelie Filippetti. The Nobel Prize committee announced on October 13th, 2016, that it would be awarding Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.

Bob Dylan Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Bob Dylan Net Worth
Bob Dylan Net Worth

As of October 2020, He has an estimated net worth of $230 million. He was able to gain his wealth through artistic work and songwriting.

Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

There were some rumors that Dylan’s setlist had been vetted and approved by the Chinese government, leading to accusations that Bob had yet again sold out. Bob went on and cleared himself up in a confrontational blog spot after the show.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Bob Dylan Facebook page has around 240k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.2m followers. On Bob Dylan Instagram account, he has around 1.8m followers while on YouTube, Bob Dylan has around 2m subscribers.

Bob Dylan is in the list of the wealthiest artists and also songwriters. His wealth is in a most admiring position. He broke a record when he won the Nobel Prize Award, an Award which is most desired by many celebrities since even though not all gets the chance to get it. Dylan has shown some hard work and commitments to his job, which has at last position him among the top famous and also richest celebrities of all time. Indeed, he is a role model for his fans.

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