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|
|Education (High School and College)||Will Rogers High School and University of Chicago|
|Siblings||Edward Bishop (Brother)|
|Hometown||Glendale, California, United States|
|Height||5 ft 8 inches|
|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.
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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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