Tony Bennett Bio, Age, Relationship, Education, Career, Family, Net worth

Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett Bio

Full NameAnthony Dominick Benedetto
Stage NameTony Bennett
Date of BirthAugust 3, 1926
Date of DeathJuly 21, 2023 (aged 96)
Place of BirthNew York City, U.S.
OccupationsSinger, Painter
Years Active1936–2021
Spouses Patricia Beech (m. 1952; div. 1971)
Sandra Grant (m. 1971; div. 1983)
Susan Crow (m. 2007)
Children4, including Antonia
GenresTraditional Pop, Show Tunes, Swing, Jazz, Easy Listening, Big Band
LabelsColumbia, MGM, Improv, Legacy, Verve
Military Service Allegiance: United States
Service/branch: United States Army
Years of service: 1944–1946
Rank: Private First Class
Unit: 63rd Infantry Division
Battles/wars: World War II, Rhineland Offensive, Central Europe
Awards: Bronze Star Medal

Tony Bennett Relationships

SpouseMarriage DatesChildrenStatus
Patricia BeechFebruary 12, 1952 – 1971Sons: D’Andrea (Danny) and Daegal (Dae)Divorced in 1971
Sandra GrantDecember 29, 1971 – 1983Daughters: Joanna and AntoniaDivorced in 1983
Susan CrowMarried on June 21, 2007NoneMarried until his death in 2023

Tony Bennett Paintings

Homage to HockneyA painting done for his friend David Hockney, inspired by a drawing of Bennett by Hockney.Permanent display at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio.N/A
Boy on Sailboat, Sydney BayA painting featuring a boy on a sailboat with the Sydney Bay in the background.Permanent collection at the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park, New York.N/A
Central ParkA painting capturing the essence of Central Park in New York City.Permanent collection at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.N/A
Official Artist for the 2001 Kentucky DerbyPaintings commissioned for the prestigious horse racing event, the Kentucky Derby.N/AN/A
United Nations CommissionTwo paintings commissioned by the United Nations, including one for its fiftieth anniversary.N/AN/A

Tony Bennett Family Details

Family MemberRelationship
Anna BenedettoMother
John BenedettoOlder Brother
Mary BenedettoOlder Sister
Patricia BeechFirst Wife
Sandra GrantSecond Wife
Susan CrowThird Wife
D’Andrea (Danny) BenedettoSon
Daegal (Dae) BenedettoSon
Joanna BenedettoDaughter
Antonia BenedettoDaughter

Tony Bennett Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth$200 million

Tony Bennett Hit Recordings

YearHit Recordings
1951“Because of You”
1951“Cold, Cold Heart”
1953“Stranger in Paradise”
1956“Just in Time”
1956“Rags to Riches”
1962“I Left My Heart in San Francisco”
1963“I Wanna Be Around”
1963“The Good Life”
1964“Who Can I Turn To”

Tony Bennett’s Collaborations

1987With Irving Berlin on “Bennett/Berlin”
1992With Frank Sinatra on “Perfectly Frank”
1993With Fred Astaire on “Steppin’ Out”
1996With Billie Holiday on “On Holiday”
1999With Duke Ellington on “Hot & Cool: Bennett Sings Ellington”
2006With Various Artists on “Duets: An American Classic”
2011With Amy Winehouse on “Duets II”
2014With Lady Gaga on “Cheek to Cheek”
2015With Bill Charlap on “The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern”
2016With Various Artists on “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90”
2018With Diana Krall on “Love Is Here to Stay”
2021With Lady Gaga on “Love for Sale”

Tony Bennett’s Milestone Albums

YearAlbum TitleAwards
1986“The Art of Excellence”Grammy Award nominee
1994“MTV Unplugged”Two Grammy Awards
2006“Duets: An American Classic”Grammy Award nominee
2011“Duets II”Grammy Award winner
2014“Cheek to Cheek”Grammy Award winner
2015“The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern”Grammy Award winner
2021“Love for Sale”Grammy Award winner

Tony Bennett’s Career Milestones

YearCareer Milestones
1950Signs with Columbia Records
1951First hit with “Because of You”
1963Wins first Grammy Awards for “I Left My Heart in San Francisco”
1974Earns honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music
1996Publishes his first book, “Tony Bennett: What My Heart Has Seen”
2014Guinness World Record for oldest individual to achieve No. 1 album
2016A statue of him erected in honor of his 90th birthday

Tony Bennett’s Zodiac Sign and Height

Zodiac SignHeight
Leo5′ 7″

Tony Bennett’s Social Media

Social Media
Twitter: @itstonybennett
Instagram: @itstonybennett
Facebook: TonyBennett

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