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. He and his band have won three Grammy Awards to date. Bruce Hornsby and the Range won the 1987 Grammy Award for Best New Artist, the 1990 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album, and the 1994 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.
|Real name||Bruce Hornsby|
|Date of birth||November 23, 1954|
|Age||68 years old|
|Profession||singer, songwriter, pianist|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Net value||$5 million|
Bruce Hornsby’s Age and Early Life
Bruce Hornsby was born on November 23, 1954 to lawyer Robert Stanley Hornsby (1920-1998). His father is also a real estate developer and former singer. His mother, Lois Saunier, is a pianist and the church’s community liaison. Due to his mother’s support, a local school has his mother’s middle name. His siblings are Robert Saunier “Bobby” Hornsby and John Hornsby. Robert is both a Hornsby Realty real estate agent and a local musician. John, the other brother, is an engineer with whom he has written songs.
Bruce was raised in the Christian Science faith and came from 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 seniors. He later studied music at the University of Richmond for a year. He also spent two semesters at Berklee College of Music and at the University of Miami, graduating in 1977.
Bruce Hornsby Height and weight
Bruce Hornsby stands 1.93 meters (75 in) tall. Hornsby has a normal weight and other body measurements. He also has blue eyes, gray hair and fair complexion.
Bruce Hornsby’s Net Worth
What is Bruce Hornsby’s net worth? In terms of wealth, he has amassed $5 million. He earns well from his songs, records and piano playing. He also uploads his music to YouTube and earns between $7.4K and $117.7K every year. Apart from that, little information about his other merits is known.
To begin with, after moving to Los Angeles in 1980, he started playing the piano in Sheena Easton’s band. He also got a contract with 20th Century Fox to create 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 guitar and backing vocals), and John Molo (drums). The band signed with RCA in 1985 and subsequently released their debut album, The Way It Is, which was a huge success. In 1986 the record was able to win the first Grammy Awards. Scenes from the Southside, the band’s second album, was released in 1988.
Beginning in 1988, he toured with the Grateful Dead as keyboard player, replacing Brent Mydland. Harbor Lights, his debut solo album, was released later that year. He continued to travel and play with other notable artists, The Noisemakers, from 1998 to 2000.
He also had Skaggs & Hornsby team up with bluegrass guitarist Ricky Skaggs in 2007 and created the single “Darlin’ Cory”. Kentucky Thunder joined them and the three contributed significantly to bluegrass, jazzy piano and country music. Hornsby also wrote songs for the Broadway musical SCKBSTD. He plays a concert grand piano from Steinway & Sons, which he bought in 1995 during a trip to Europe.
Bruce Hornsby’s Wife and Marriage
Who is Bruce Hornsby’s wife? Bruce Hornsby has a wife. On November 23, 1954, he married his beautiful bride Kathy Yankovic Hornsby. The pair then joyfully depart. Russell and Keith, their twin boys, were born in 1992. Russell was the head coach of the University of Oregon track and field team.
From 2011 to 2013, Keith was a Division I basketball player for the University of North Carolina Asheville Bulldogs. He also moved to Louisiana State University, where he played from 2014 to 2016. Both boys are named after artists Leon Russell and Keith Jarrett.