Jeff Beck is of the greatest guitarists of all time in rock music. He gained huge commercial success playing guitar for the popular English rock band the Yardbirds along with two other most respected guitarists Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page.
The guitar hero is mostly notable for his innovative sound and ability to play in various genres like blues rock, hard rock, and more. He has featured on many chart-topping albums by artists like Tina Turner, Morrissey, Donovan, Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger, Diana Ross, Jon Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Malcolm McLaren, Kate Bush, Stevie Wonder, Les Paul, Zucchero, and Cyndi Lauper.
Jeff was ranked fifth in the list of “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” by Rolling Stone. Often described as “guitarist’s guitarist”, Beck has also won a number of prestigious accolades like Grammy Award, the British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award, and the two stars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1992) and (2009).
How Much Is Jeff Beck Net Worth?
Jeff Beck has $18 million net worth as per Celebrity Net Worth. Beck has collected such a decent figure from his illustrious music career solely.
In March 1975, the legendary guitarist released his solo album Blow by Blow. He came up with his second album Wired in1976. His both release have been certified platinum by RIAA.
In April 2010, Beck released his 10th studio album Emotion & Commotion which was turned out to be a commercially hit selling 123,000 copies and made $123,000.
Where Does He Live?
Jeff Beck is quite confidential when it comes to his assets. But as per online sources, the artist currently resides in his home located in Wadhurst, United Kingdom.
The median house price in Wadhurst stands at £613,758 ($664920.87) on average.
Jeff Beck is also known for some of his world’s rarest car collection. The Hollywood hot rod collector, Beck is the proud owner of the replica of the 1932 Ford Deuce coupe which also appeared in a 1973 action movie American Graffiti.
Beck also owns a 1959 Corvette, 1932 Ford Roadsters, and ’32 Deuce coupes. While he was still a part of Yardbirds, the guitarist bought his 1963 split-window Corvette Stingray.
Jeff Beck has been a part of many non-profit organizations around the world. He is also a benefactor of the Folly Wildlife Rescue Trust.
Beck also supports After-School All-Stars, Amnesty International, Children’s Health Fund, Crossroads Centre, GRAMMY Foundation, Robert F Kennedy Memorial, Save the Children, The Royal British Legion, and United Nations Foundation.
Passionate Artist From An Early Age
Jeff Beck was born on 24 June 1944, at 206 Demesne Road, Wallington, England. He is the son of Arnold Beck and Ethel Beck. He also has a sister named Annetta Beck.
Beck started singing in a church choir by age 10. He also considered Les Paul as his role model. He graduated from Sutton Manor School and later went on to study at Sutton East County Secondary Modern School.
Jeff Beck first tied the knot with Patricia Brown in 1963 and the former couple divorced in 1967.
Beck has been married to his second spouse Sandra Cush -Beck since July 2005. The couple has yet to share any child. They currently reside in Wadhurst, United Kingdom.