How rich is Rod Temperton?
Rod Temperton Net Worth:
|Birth date:||October 15, 1947|
|Death date:||2016, London, United Kingdom|
|Birth place:||Cleethorpes, United Kingdom|
|Profession:||Record producer, Songwriter, Musician|
|Education:||De Aston School|
|Awards:||Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental Or A Cappella|
|Nominations:||Academy Award for Best Original Song|
Rod Temperton net worth, wiki & biography:
Rod Temperton Net Worth $125 Million
English songwriter, record producer, and musician Rod Temperton has an estimated net worth of $125 million. He’s famous for writing several songs performed by Michael Jackson such as “Rock With You” and “Thriller”. Rodney Lynn Temperton was born on October 15, 1947 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England. Since he was a kid, he was already into music. After he left school, he worked in a frozen food company in Grimsby. In 1979, the group came up with their second album called Central Heating which became a massive selling hit. In the same year, nevertheless, he left Heatwave to continue a full-time writing profession and relocated from Germany to Beverly Hills in 1980. Yet, he still continued to compose songs for the group. His songs were recorded by George Benson, Donna Summer and Herbie Hancock before he was used by Quincy Jones for Jackson. The child served as a co-writer for the tune “Miss Celie’s Blues” which was included on the soundtrack of the film The Color Purple wherein he’s received an Oscar nomination. Mr. Temperton shortly became a full-time musician who played in several dance bands. In 1972, he and guitarist Bernd Springer formed a soul cover band called Sundown Carousel which performed in nightclubs and GI bars in cities such as Mannheim. In 1974, he answered an ad placed by Johnnie Wilder Jr. in Melody Maker. The child shortly became a part of the most popular funk/disco group called Heatwave. Among the group’s most famous hits are “Too Hot to Handle”, “Boogie Nights”and “Always and Forever”, which was covered by Luther Vandross in 1995.