Nell Peart was a Canadian-born musician and author who later obtained American citizenship. He was best known as the drummer and songwriter for the Rush band.
|Celebrated Name:||Nell Peart|
|Real name/full name:||Neil Ellwood Peart, O.C|
|Age at death:||67 years old|
|Date of birth:||September 12, 1952|
|date of death:||January 7, 2020|
|Sexual Orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Wife/wife (name):||Carrie Nuttall (m. 2000), Jacqueline Taylor (m. 1975-1998)|
|Children:||Yes (Olivia Louise Peart, Selena Taylor)|
|Profession:||Musician and writer|
|Net worth in 2022:||$42 million|
Neil Peart biography
Neil Ellwood Peart was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on September 12, 1952. Glen Peart is his father and Betty Peart is his mother. Neil Peart has two sisters, Nancy Peart and Judy Peart, and a brother, Danny Peart.
Neil Peart was born and raised in various locations in Ontario, and attended Lakeport High School. He started with piano lessons and then switched to drums. He started taking drum lessons at age 13, bought a drum kit at age 14, and enrolled in lessons at the Peninsula Conservatory of Music.
Neil Peart Age, height, weight
Nell Peart died at the age of 67. His height was 1.93 m and his weight was N/A.
Nell Peart started performing in his high school with a band he had formed at the time. He was struggling to build a successful career in Canada, so he decided to move to London and see how things went.
Neil was 18 years old when he moved to London, where he played in several bands and worked as a jeweller. Unable to maintain a successful professional musical career there, he returned to Canada to work with his father.
Neil then joined the Hush band and in 1974 he joined Rush where his professional musical career took off.
Neil Peart went on the band’s first tour less than two weeks after joining; they went on a US tour and it was fantastic. After that, in addition to constant touring, he began writing for them, and his first album with Rush was released in 1975, entitled “Fly by Night”, and the following year they released “Caress of Steel”. When Neil Peart’s daughter died, he told band members he was retiring, took some time off, and then returned to the band. Neil Peart announced his retirement in 2015, citing his advanced age and a number of health issues.
Neil Peart had also worked on two albums for Buddy Rich and performed with him a few times. He has written several books, including ‘Far And Wide’, ‘Clockwork Lives’ and ‘Clockwork Angels: The Graphic Novel’.
Achievements and Awards of Neil Peart
Nell Peart had received numerous awards and nominations. The following is a list of winners of the Neil Peart’s Modern Drummer award.
– The Hall of Fame.
– Outstanding percussion instrumentalist
– Rock drummer, multiple percussion honor roll
– Most effective tutorial video (anatomy of a drum solo).
– Excellent performance (permanent waves, moving images, signals, etc.).
Neil Peart’s Net Worth
At the time of death, Neil Peart’s net worth was estimated to be over $42 million. He made most of his money while working as a drummer and songwriter for the Rush band. Neil Peart has released several excellent albums with the band and they have completed numerous excellent and successful tours and concerts.
Neil Peart is widely regarded as one of the greatest drummers of all time. He was born in Canada before obtaining US citizenship. Neil Peart wrestled before starting a successful career with Rush. Neil Peart was married to Carrie Nuttall, they had a daughter and were happily married until his death.
Neil Peart’s wife, marriage
Neil Peart’s first wife, Jacqueline Taylor, died of cancer in 1998. Selena Taylor, the daughter of Neil, was born in 1978, but died in 1997 in a car accident in Ontario.
In the year 2000, Neil Peart married American photographer Carrie Nuttall. Neil and Carrie have one daughter, Olivia Louise Peart, who was born in 2009. Neil Peart received US citizenship in 2010.