Weird Al’s birth name is Alfred Matthew Yankovic. He is a multi-talented artist who is a singer-songwriter, music video director, comedian, voice actor, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, and author. He is an American. He is fond of making humorous songs.
He also creates parody songs by original contemporary songs, musical acts that are pastiches of other artists. So, in this way, he recreates and celebrates the original songs rather than mocking the piece of art. He also does the same for polka medleys of several popular artists.
He recreates the sound and music by using his favorite instrument, Accordion. His first ever comedy song that got aired was extremely popular and managed to sell around 12 million albums. It aired in 1976.
He is extremely popular when it comes to winning Grammy Awards as he has won 5 Grammy Awards till now. He has also managed to earn numerous nominations. Around 11 nominations are on his name.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, height, weight and body measurements
- 3 Education, school, college/university
- 4 Parents, siblings, Nationality, ethnicity, religion, political views
- 5 Married, relationship, girlfriend, children, wife
- 6 Professional Life and career
- 7 Awards and Nominations
- 8 Weird Al Net worth, income, salary in 2020
- 9 Social Media
Weird Al is a famous multi-talented artist. He has been a successful American singer-songwriter, producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, record, music video director, comedian, and author.
His most famous genre, when it comes to singing, is a comedy. He easily pulls off parodies and pastiches of other famous artists. He was born as Alfred Matthew Yankovic on 23rd October 1959. He was born in Downey, California, U.S.
He is the only child of his parents Mary Elizabeth and Nick Yankovic. Weird Al’s father always taught him positivity. He said that you could only be successful if you are happy.
Weird Al’s career started when he was around 6. A door to door salesmen offered the family to get the lessons of either guitar or accordion. However, the parents chose accordion for their son. They were of this thought that ‘there should be at least one more accordion-playing Yankovic in the world.’ They were referring to Frankie Yankovic to whom Weird Al is not related.
His parents supported him, and he went on to learn accordion for three more years. Then, he decided to learn the instrument on his own.
His major influences are Spike Jones, Allan Sherman, Shel Silverstein, Tom Lehrer, Stan Freberg, and Frank Zappa. He attended Lynwood High School. He graduated in 1975. He then went on to study Architecture.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Alfred Matthew Yankovic|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 23, 1959|
|Birth Place:||Downey, California, U.S|
|Parents:||Father: Nick Yankovic
Mother: Mary Yankovic
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Composer, Record Producer, Screenwriter, Singer-songwriter, keytarist, Television Producer, Music Video Director, Television director, Satirist.|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$18 Million|
Age, height, weight and body measurements
He is 61 years old. His height is 1.83m. His weight is 75 kg or 165 pounds
Education, school, college/university
He started his education at a high school called Lynwood High School. He went to California Polytechnic State University. He got his degree in architecture from there.
Parents, siblings, Nationality, ethnicity, religion, political views
His parents are Mary Yankovic and Nick Yankovic, who die due to carbon monoxide poisoning. He is the only child and has no siblings. He is an American by nationality and ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. He maintains a non-political personality.
Married, relationship, girlfriend, children, wife
He married Suzanne Krajewski in 2001. They together have a daughter Nina Yankovic who was born on February 11, 2003.
Relationship Statistics of Weird Al
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||2001|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Weird Al Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Suzanne Krajewski|
Professional Life and career
Weird Al is a multi-talented superstar of America who has been a wonderful singer-songwriter, producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, record comedian, and author. He pastiches the pieces of other artists and makes them sound beautiful and mesmerizing. His most favorite instrument is accordion. He has won 5 Grammy Awards and earned 11 nominations.
Awards and Nominations
He won many awards, such as Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album, Grammy Award for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package, Grammy Award for Best Concept Music Video, and many others as well.
He also has many nominations on his names, such as Best Comedy Recording, Best Surround Sound, Best Short Form Music Video, and many others.
Weird Al Net worth, income, salary in 2020
As of October 2020, He has a whopping net worth of $18 million. His Income / Salary: Per Year is $2.61 Million.
This celebrity has found on many social networking sites over the internet and has accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has 1750735 likes on his Facebook page. He has 5.16 Million followers on Twitter. He has 523k followers on Instagram. He uses them to connect with his fans all over the world. His fan base keeps on increasing every day.
Weird Al has earned a huge amount of popularity because of his diverse career. He started off with his favorite instrument called accordion and went on to become a successful singer-songwriter, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, record producer, comedian, and author.