Percy Sledge Net Worth

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Percy Sledge Net Worth $10 Million

Percy Sledge net worth: Percy Sledge was born in Leighton, Alabama, and started his professional performance career touring with all the Esquires Combo on the weekend, while employed as a hospital orderly throughout the week. After signing a recording contract in 1966, he released his first tune, “When a Man Loves a Woman”. The tune was an immediate hit, and rose to #1 on the charts in America, and to the Top 10 in the united kingdom. He followed that tune up using several other popular ballads, including “Take Time to Know Her”, “Love Me Tender”, and “I Will Be Your Everything”. He toured successfully throughout the 70s, performing huge concerts in America, Europe, and Africa. He’s released eight studio albums. His most recent, “Shining Through the Rain”, was nominated for a Grammy Award. On April 14, 2015 Percy Sledge lost a long fight with cancer at his house in Baton Rouge. He was 73 years old.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 25, 1941, Leighton, Alabama, United States
Death date: April 14, 2015, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Birth place: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Profession:Singer, Musician
Nationality:American
Spouse:Rosa Sledge (m. 1980–2015)
Children:Latonia Sledge, Percy Tyrone Sledge Jr., Tanya Jones, Howell Sledge, Percy Tyrone Sledge III
Parents:Fannie Sledge Woods
Siblings:Ricky Woods, Jerlean Sledge Toney, Donna Sledge Cohen, Willie Woods
Awards:Grammy Hall of Fame, Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, When a Man Loves a Woman, Take Time to Know Her, Warm and Tender Love
Movies:Percy Sledge: Live in Kentucky, American Soul: Vol. 1, A Stack of Soul, R & B Hits: Vol. 2
Albums:22 All Time Greatest Hits, The Ultimate Collection
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in 2010.
2Inducted into the Carolina Beach Music Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.
3Singer/songwriter Robin Gibb wrote the lyrics to the song, "I've Gotta Get a Message to You", with Sledge in mind, however, Robin and his brothers, The Bee Gees, recorded the song and rode it all the way to #1 on the U.S. and U.K. charts in 1968.


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Flash2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Independent Lens2014TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Muscle Shoals2013Documentary performer: "When a Man Loves a Woman"
EastEnders2008-2012TV Series performer - 2 episodes
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV Series performer - 2 episodes
American Idol2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Valentine's Day2010/Iperformer: "When A Man Loves A Woman"
Cuéntame2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
My Name Is Earl2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Patinando por un sueño2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
This Is England2006performer: "Dark End Of The Street"
Hood of Horror2006performer: "24-7-365"
The Shaggy Dog2006performer: "When a Man Loves a Woman" 1966
The Simpsons2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Freddy Got Fingered2001performer: "When A Man Loves A Woman"
Zwei Männer am Herd2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Savage Honeymoon2000performer: "True Love Travels on a Gravel Road"
Haepi-endeu1999performer: "Dark End of the Street"
Marriages1998performer: "When a man loves a woman"
Another Day in Paradise1998performer: "Here I Am"
Real Women1998TV Series performer: "When a Man Loves a Woman"
Jonathan Creek1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
Die Camper1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
Zusje1995"When A Man Loves A Woman" / performer: "When a Man Loves a Woman"
Immenhof1995TV Series performer - 1 episode
Evelyn Hamann's Geschichten aus dem Leben1995TV Series performer - 1 episode
When a Man Loves a Woman1994performer: "When a Man Loves a Woman"
The Wonder Years1988-1993TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Jack the Bear1993performer: "When a Man Loves a Woman"
Marienhof1992TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Crying Game1992performer: "When A Man Loves A Woman"
Stella1990performer: "When A Man Loves A Woman"
Medisch Centrum West1990TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hamburger Hill1987performer: "When A Man Loves A Woman"
Adventures in Babysitting1987performer: "Just Can't Stop"
Moonlighting1987TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Color of Money1986performer: "Out Of Left Field"
Tatort1985TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Big Chill1983performer: "When a Man Loves a Woman"
More American Graffiti1979performer: "When a Man Loves a Woman"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Adventures in Babysitting1989TV Short singer: theme music

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon2011Documentary with thanks to

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Independent Lens2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Muscle Shoals2013DocumentaryHimself
My Music: '60s Pop, Rock & Soul2011TV MovieHimself
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon2011DocumentaryHimself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: I'll Take You There2009VideoHimself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2005TV MovieHimself
Advertising's Greatest Hits2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Good Morning America2005TV SeriesHimself
Doctors of Rock2005TV SeriesHimself
Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Soul Comes Home2003TV SpecialHimself
Micallef Tonight2003TV SeriesHimself
Rhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ay Lola, Lolita, Lola1995TV SeriesHimself
Esto es espectáculo1995TV SeriesHimself
Later... With Jools Holland1994TV SeriesHimself
Center Stage1993TV SeriesHimself
Viva el espectáculo1990TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1987TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Pak-de-poen-show1987TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Àngel Casas Show1986TV SeriesHimself
Soul Africa1971DocumentaryHimsellf
Where the Action Is1966TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards2016TV MovieHimself - In Memoriam
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV SeriesHimself
My Music: Aretha Franklin Presents Soul Rewind2010TV MovieHimself
Beat-Club1967TV SeriesHimself - Musician

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