Michael Franks Biography and Early Life
Michael Franks is an American singer and songwriter. He was born on September 18, 1944 in La Jolla, California, United States and he was raised there. He was born to his parents named Gerald Franks (Father) and Betty Franks (Mother). He grew up being a fan of the likes of Irving Berlin, Peggy Lee and many other musicians.
Michael Franks Net Worth
Michael Franks’ net worth is estimated to be $6 million. He earns over $500 thousand as salary annually. His net worth and salary amassed due to the success in his career as a singer and songwriter.
Michael Franks Career
Michael Franks started singing very well in High School. As a High School student, he sang folk-rock and played guitar. In 1974, he composed music for the films Cockfighter. In 1976, he released his second album titled The Art of Tea and it was this album that caught the attention of Warner Brothers Music. In 1977, he released an album titled Sleeping Gypsy. In 1978, he released another project titled Burchfield Nines which featured songs like When the Cookie Jar is Empty and many more.
Over the years, some of his best albums include; Michael Franks (1973), The Art of Tea (1976), Sleeping Gypsy (1977), Burchfield Nines (1978), Tiger in the Rain (1976), One Bad Habit (1980), Objects of Desire (1982), Passionfruit (1983), Skin Dive (1985), The Camera Never Lies (1987), Blue Pacific (1990), Dragonfly Summer (1993), Abandoned Garden (1995), Barefoot on the Beach (1999), Watching the Snow (2003), Rendezvous in Rio (2006), Time Together (2011), The Music in My Head (2018) and more. In 1980, he released a live album titled Michael Franks with Crossfire Live. His compilation albums include The Michael Franks Anthology: The Art of Love (2003), Indispensable (1988), The Dream 1973-2011 (2012) and more.
Michael Franks Wife
Michael Franks is married to his wife named Claudia Franks.
Michael Franks Education (High School and College)
Michael Franks studied at University of San Diego High School. He also studied at University of California, Los Angeles, graduating with a bachelor of art degree in 1966, he graduated with a Master of Arts degree from University of Oregon in 1968 and he got his Ph.D. program in American Literature at the University of Montreal.
Michael Franks Religion
Michael Franks practices Christianity as religion.
Michael Franks Height and Weight
Michael Franks stands at a height of 5 ft 8 inches. He weighs 77 kg.
Michael Franks Nationality and Ethnicity
Michael Franks is of American nationality. He is of white ethnicity.
Michael Franks Residence
Michael Franks resides in San Diego, California, United States.
Social Media Presence
Franks has over 500 thousand Twitter followers, over 200 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, Franks hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumours and legal issues.
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Facts about Michael Franks
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Salary||Over $500 thousand annually|
|Income Source||Singer and songwriter|
|Birthday||September 18, 1944|
|Education (High School and College)||University of San Diego High School, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Oregon and University of Montreal|
|Height||5 ft 8 inches|
|Residence||San Diego, California, United States|