Scatman John Net Worth, Bio, Religion, Wife, Parents, Son, Cause of Death

Facts about Scatman John

Net Worth  $5 million
Salary  Over $400 thousand annually
Income Source  Musician and singer
Birthday  March 13, 1942
Wife  Judy Larkin
Real Name  John Paul Larkin
Religion  Christianity
Parents  Harriet Larkin (Mother) and Paul Larkin (Father)
Son  Lawrence Larkin
Cause of Death  Lung Cancer
Height  5 ft 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight  81 kg
Nationality  American
Ethnicity  White
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States

Scatman John Biography and Early Life

Scatman John was an American musician and singer. He was born John Paul Larkin on March 13, 1942 in El Monte, California, United States and he was raised there. He was born to his parents named Harriet Larkin (Mother) and Paul Larkin (Father). As a child, he suffered from stuttering and this made him to have an emotionally troubled childhood. By the time he was twelve years old, he got into scat singing and he did so until he turned 14 years old. He grew up with a brother named Bill Larkin

Scatman John Net Worth

Scatman John net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He earned over $400 thousand as salary annually. His net worth and salary amassed due to the success in his career as a singer and musician.

Scatman John Career

John Paul Larkin began his music career in the 1970s and throughout the 1970s and 1980s, he performed at jazz night clubs in Los Angeles. In 1981, he was featured on the Sam Phipps album titled Animal Sounds and in 1986, he released a self titled album titled John Larkin and it was produced by him. In 1990, he relocated to Berlin, Germany and in 1995, he became very famous and by that year, he had already sold over six million records. His two singles titled Scatman’s World and Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop) brought him much success.

In 1996, he released his second album titled Everybody Jam!. He also released another album titled Take Your Time in 1999 and in 2001, his associates released an album titled Listen to the Scatman! And the album was dedicated to him. Some of his music videos include Scatman (Ski-Ba0Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop) in 1994, Scatman’s World and Song of Scatland in 1995, Everybody Jam! And Su su su Super Ki Re i in 1996 and many more.

Scatman John Wife

Scatman John was married to his wife named Judy Larkin. They were married until his death in 1999. Judy was very supportive of her husband’s career when he was alive and after he passed away.

Scatman John Real Name

Scatman John’s real name is John Paul Larkin.

Scatman John Religion

Scatman John practiced Christianity as religion.

Scatman John Kids

Scatman John had a son named Lawrence Larkin.

Scatman John Height and Weight

Scatman John stood at a height of 5 ft 9 inches (1.75 m). He weighed 81 kg.

Scatman John Nationality and Ethnicity

Scatman John was of American nationality. He was of white ethnicity.

Scatman John Residence

Scatman John resided in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Scatman John Education (High School and College)

Scatman John was both a High School and College graduate. 

Scatman John Cause of Death

Scatman John died on December 3, 1999 at his home in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died of Lung cancer and was cremated. His ashes were scattered at a sea near Malibu, California.

Social Media Presence

Scatman was never active on social media networks.

Controversies, rumours and legal issues

Throughout his living days, Scatman John wasn’t linked to any known controversy, rumours and legal issues.

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