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Freddie Mercury was a famous British singer-songwriter. Freddie Mercury was also the lead artist of the rock-and-roll band, Queen. According to some sources he was interested in music from a very young age. Let us know more about the late prominent celebrity’s professional as well as personal life.
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What is the Net Worth of Freddie Mercury?
Freddie Mercury has estimated net worth was approximately around $50 million,during the time of his death,. But, his annual salary, personal belongings, and other endorsements are not available through any sources of information.
The musician, Freddie Mercury was born on September 5, 1946. His birth name is Farrokh Bulsara. Also, he was born to Bomi and Jer Bulsara. Mercury’s birthplace is in the British territory of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, Tanzania. According to his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He belongs to British nationality.
Besides, he had a younger sibling, Kashmira. Freddie grew up in India. And, he used to learn the piano at the tender age of seven. He had attended St. Peters School in Panchgani, near Mumbai. During that time, his earliest idol was Indian singer, Lata Mangeshkar. During his school days, he formed a music group, The Hectics. Then, the band performed rock and roll songs sung by Little Richard and Cliff Richard.
In 1963, he and his family settled down in the town of Feltham, England. Later on, he pursued a course in art from West London’s ‘Isleworth Polytechnic. Furthermore, he graduated with a diploma in Art and Graphic Designing from the ‘Ealing Art College.
Professional Life and Career
After completing graduation, Freddie used to earn his living by selling old clothes in London’s Kensington Market. Also, he started working at the ‘Heathrow Airport’. Moreover, he also performed for various music bands, such as ‘Ibex’ and ‘Sour Milk Sea.
In 1970, the singer along with English drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May formed a band. They named the band Queen. Also, he changed his name from Farrokh Bulsara to Freddie Mercury. During that time, he used to wk as a singer-songwriter for several albums of Queen. Some of the albums of the bands were ‘News of the World,’ ‘The Game,’ ‘ A Day at the Races’, ‘Greatest Hits’.
In between 1981 and 1983, he collaborated with Michael Jackson on soundtracks such as There Must Be More to Life Than This,’ ‘State of Shock’, and ‘Victory.’ Side by side, he also worked on ‘Emotions in Motion by teaming up with Queen. In 1984, he also tried to go solo with the song. ‘Love Kills’. After one year, Queen performed at the ‘Live Aid’ concert on July 13, 1985.
In 1986, he also released his first solo album, Mr. Bad Guy, by collaborating with keyboardists instead of playing the piano himself. In the same year, he performed with his band, Queen at Budapest. In 1988, he released his second studio album, Barcelona.
In the 1970s, Mercury was in a relationship with Mary Austin. He met her through guitarist Brian May. They lived together for several years in West Kensington, London. Later on, he began his relationship with David Minns by the mid-1970s. David Minns is an American record executive at Elektra Records.
Unfortunately, their relationship ended when Mercury talked about his sexuality. After some time, he reportedly was seeing Barbara Valentin, an Austrian actress. During that time, it was also rumored that he was dating German restaurateur Winfried “Winnie” Kirchberger. In 1985, he had started another long-term relationship with Irish-born hairdresser Jim Hutton.
Sadly, Hutton was tested HIV positive in 1990. Mercury and Hutton stayed together for the last seven years of Mercury’s life. Mercury peacefully left the world on November 24, 1991. Also, he nursed him during his illness.
According to sources, Mercury considered Hutton as the true love of his life. Until the end of his life, he wore a gold wedding band which he got from Hutton in 1986.
Afterward, Hutton later relocated from London to the bungalow he and Murcery had built for themselves in Ireland.
Body Measurements and Social Media
During that time, Mercury was 5 feet and 9 inches tall. Also, e used to weigh 74 kg. His chest, waist, biceps are 43 inches, 32 inches, and 14 inches respectively. And, his shoe size is used to have 10 (US). Moreover, his eyes were dark brown and he had black hair color.
Regrading the social media, Freddie Mercury has verified fan pages on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. On Instagram, his fan page’s username is @freddiemercuryfanclub with more than 171k followers. Similarly, his verified Twitter fan page has over 292k followers with the username @freddie_mercury. Talking about his Facebook fan page, his username is @freddiemercuty having more than 7 million followers.
More Facts of Freddie Mercury
|Full Name:||Freddie Mercury|
|Born Date:||24 Nov, 1991|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius|
|Death Date:||November 24, 1991|
|Country:||Sultanate of Zanzibar|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$50 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||Stone Town|
|Education||Ealing Art College|
|Freddie Mercury Facebook|
|Freddie Mercury Twitter|
|Youtube||Freddie Mercury Youtube|
|Freddie Mercury Instagram|
|Personal Web||Freddie Mercury Personal Web|
|IMDB||Freddie Mercury IMDB|
|Wiki||Freddie Mercury Wiki|
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