bruce hornsby is a pianist and singer-songwriter from the United States. Bruce Hornsby’s musical interests include folk rock, jazz, bluegrass, folk, southern rock, country rock, jam band, rock, heartland rock, and blues rock. To date, he and his band have won three Grammy Awards. Bruce Hornsby and Range won the 1987 Grammy for Best New Artist, the 1990 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album and the 1994 Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.
|real name||bruce hornsby|
|date of birth||November 23, 1954|
|age||68 years old|
|place of birth||United States|
|Country of Citizenship||American|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, pianist|
|high||6 feet 3 inches|
|net worth||$5 million|
Bruce Hornsby’s Age and Early Life
bruce hornsby Born November 23, 1954, the son of lawyer Robert Stanley Hornsby (1920-1998). Also, his father is a real estate developer and former singer. His mother, Lois Saunier, was a pianist and community liaison for the church. Because of his mother’s support, a local school used his mother’s middle name. His siblings are Robert Saunier “Bobby” Hornsby and John Hornsby. Robert is a broker with Hornsby Realty and a local musician. Another brother, John, was an engineer with whom he wrote songs.
Bruce was raised in the Christian Science faith, with a politically “liberal” background. He attended James Blair High School in Williamsburg, graduating in 1973. He was a member of the high school basketball team and was well-liked by his seniors. Later, he studied music for a year at the University of Richmond. He also studied for two semesters at the Berklee College of Music and graduated from the University of Miami in 1977.
Bruce Hornsby Height and Weight
bruce hornsby Height is 1.93m (75in). Hornsby’s weight and other body measurements were normal. He also has blue eyes, gray hair, and a light complexion.
Bruce Hornsby Net Worth
What is Bruce Hornsby’s net worth? In terms of wealth, he has amassed $5 million. He makes a living from songs, records and piano playing. He also uploads his music to YouTube, earning between $74,000 and $117,700 a year. Beyond that, little is known about his other earnings.
After moving to Los Angeles in 1980, he began playing piano for Sheena Easton’s band. He also has a contract with 20th Century Fox to write songs for other artists. In 1984, he co-founded Bruce Hornsby and the Range with David Mansfield (guitar, mandolin, violin), George Marinelli (guitar and backing vocals), Joe Puerta (bass and backing vocals), and John Molo (drums). Signed to RCA in 1985, the band subsequently released their successful debut album, The Way It Is. In 1986, the record won its inaugural Grammy Award. The band’s second album, The Southside, was released in 1988.
Beginning in 1988, he toured with the Grateful Dead as keyboardist, replacing Brent Mydland. His debut solo album Harbor Lights was released later that year. From 1998 to 2000 he continued to travel and play with other renowned artists The Noisemakers.
He also had Skaggs & Hornsby team up with bluegrass guitarist Ricky Skaggs in 2007 on the single “Darlin’ Cory”. They were joined by the Kentucky Thunder, and the trio made major contributions to bluegrass, jazz piano and country music. Hornsby also wrote songs for the Broadway musical SCKBSTD.He plays a Steinway & Sons concert grand piano, which he purchased on a trip to Europe in 1995.
Bruce Hornsby’s Wife and Marriage
Who is Bruce Hornsby’s wife? Bruce Hornsby has a wife. On November 23, 1954, he married his lovely bride, Kathy Yankovic Hornsby. Then the two happily left. Their twin boys Russell and Keith were born in 1992. Russell is the head coach of the University of Oregon track team.
From 2011 to 2013, Keith was a Division I basketball player for the University of North Carolina Asheville Bulldogs. He also moved to LSU, where he played from 2014-2016. Both boys were named after artists Leon Russell and Keith Jarrett.