1. What is Merry Clayton’s Net Worth?
Merry Clayton is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who has a net worth of $3 million. Clayton has earned her fortune through her successful music career, which spans over five decades. She is best known for her work with The Rolling Stones, Carole King, Eric Clapton, and other popular artists. In addition to her singing career, she has also had roles in films such as “The Big Chill” and “Ghostbusters II”.
2. Merry Clayton Early Life
Merry Clayton was born on December 25th, 1948 in Gert Town, New Orleans. She started singing at the age of four in a gospel choir and by the time she was 14 was performing professionally with various bands around New Orleans. In 1965 she moved to Los Angeles and began working as a session singer for many popular artists including Ray Charles and Phil Spector.
3. Merry Clayton Career
Clayton’s career really took off when she sang backup vocals on The Rolling Stones’ hit single “Gimme Shelter” in 1969. After that she went on to work with some of the biggest names in music including Bob Dylan, Carole King, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, John Lennon and many more. She also released several solo albums throughout the 70s and 80s which were moderately successful but it was her backing vocals that made her a household name among music fans all over the world.
4. Merry Clayton Biography
Clayton’s autobiography ‘A Piece of My Soul: The Story of Merry Clayton’ was published in 2013 and details her life story from growing up in New Orleans to becoming one of the most sought-after session singers in music history. It also includes stories about working with some of the biggest names in music as well as personal anecdotes from friends and family members who have known her throughout her life.
5.Merry Clayton Height & Weight
Merry stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds (59 kg). Her hair color is brown while her eye color is blue-green.
6: Date Of Birth Of Merry Clayton
Merry Clayton was born on December 25th 1948 in Gert Town, New Orleans Louisiana USA
7: Nationality Of Merry Clayton
Merry Clayon holds an American nationality