Elvin Bishop Net Worth, Bio, Siblings, Brother, Education, Girlfriend, History

Elvin Bishop Net Worth, Bio, Siblings, Brother, Education, Girlfriend, History

Facts about Elvin Bishop

Net Worth  $2 million
Salary  Over $100 thousand annually
Income Source  Music singer, guitarist, bandleader and songwriter
Birthday  October 21, 1942
Wife  Jennifer Villarin
Education (High School and College)  Will Rogers High School and University of Chicago
Daughter  Selina Bishop
Siblings  Edward Bishop (Brother)
Girlfriend  Jo Baker
Hometown  Glendale, California, United States
Height  5 ft 8 inches
Weight  77 kg
Nationality  American
Ethnicity  White
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States

Elvin Bishop Biography and History

Elvin Bishop is an American blues and rock music singer, guitarist, bandleader and songwriter. He was born Elvin Richard Bishop on October 21, 1942 in Glendale, California, United States and he was raised in Elliott, Iowa and by the time he was ten years old, his family moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born to his parents named Elvin Bishop Sr. (Father) and Mylda Bishop (Mother). He grew up with a brother named Edward Bishop.

Elvin Bishop Net Worth

Elvin Bishop net worth is estimated to be $2 million. He earns over $100 thousand as salary annually. His net worth and salary amassed due to the success in his career as a singer, guitarist, bandleader and songwriter.

Elvin Bishop Career

Elvin Bishop’s music career kicked off in 1963 when he met Paul Butterfield in Hyde Park, Butterfield was one of the reigning harmonica players back then and he later joined Butterfield’s band. He contributed to the release of Butterfield’s band third album titled The Resurrection of Pigboy Crabshaw. In 1968, he quit the band and went solo and he then formed the Elvin Bishop Group. In 1984, he appeared at the Long Beach Blues Festival and in 1988, he signed with Alligator Records and released songs like Big Fun, The Skin I’m in, That’s My Partner, Don’t Let the Bossman Get You Down and more.

In 1998, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. In 2005, he released a CD titled Gettin’ My Groove Back and in 2008, he released The Blues Roles On. In 2015, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in November of 2017, his album titled Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.

Elvin Bishop Wife

Elvin Bishop was married to his wife named Jennifer Villarin. They were married until 1980 when Jennifer Villarin and Bishop’s daughter named Selina were murdered.

Elvin Bishop Education (High School and College)

Elvin Bishop studied at Will Rogers High School, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He also studied at University of Chicago, where he majored in physics.

Elvin Bishop Daughter

Elvin Bishop had a daughter named Selina Bishop, but she was murdered in 1980 along with his wife.

Elvin Bishop Siblings

Elvin Bishop grew up with a brother named Edward Bishop.

Elvin Bishop Girlfriend

Elvin Bishop was in a relationship with his then girlfriend named Jo Baker.

Elvin Bishop Hometown

Elvin Bishop’s hometown is Glendale, California, United States.

Elvin Bishop Height and Weight

Elvin Bishop stands at a height of 5 ft 8 inches. He weighs 77 kg.

Elvin Bishop Nationality and Ethnicity

Elvin Bishop is of American nationality. He is of white ethnicity.

Elvin Bishop Residence

Elvin Bishop resides in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Social Media Presence

Bishop has over 500 thousand Twitter followers, over 300 thousand Facebook followers and he is also active on other social media networks.

Controversies, rumours and legal issues

Since coming to limelight as a singer and songwriter, Bishop hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumours and legal issues.

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