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David Gilmour Net Worth

David Gilmour Net Worth

Net Worth: $140 Million

  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
  • Marital Status Married (Polly Samson)
  • Full Name David Jon Gilmour
  • Nationality British
  • Date of Birth March 6, 1946
  • Ethnicity English, Scottish, Dutch
  • Occupation Musician, Songwriter, Producer
  • Education Cambridge Technical College
  • Children 8 (Alice, Claire, Sara, Matthew, Charlie, Joe, Romany, Gabriel)
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About David Gilmour

English musician, singer, songwriter David Gilmour has an estimated net worth of $140 million.

With the encouragement of his parents, Gilmour learned to play the guitar and eventually joined the blues rock band, Jokers Wild. He had been to other bands such as Bullitt, and Flowers before he was approached by Pink Floyd’s drummer, Nick Mason and accepted to be a part of the band in 1968.



While with the band, they became popular for their hits such as Another Brick in the Wall, One of My Turns, and Take It Back. Gilmour had also produced one of the Pink Floyd’s album A Momentary Lapse of Reason. Meanwhile, his four albums when he tried out to be a soloist became successful and did collaborations with other artists. He received the Ivor Novello Lifetime Contribution Award and outstanding contribution to music by the Q Awards in 2008

His companies, David Gilmour Music and David Gilmour Overseas, paid him £36m from 1988 to 1999. The two companies had a total of £5.7m net assets in 2009-10. Gilmour gave the £3.6m proceeds of his London house sale to charity and has homes in Sussex and Greece. A deal on digital royalties agreed with EMI in January 2011 will benefit all the former Pink Floyd members.

David Jon Gilmour was born on March 6, 1946 in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom.

Earnings & Financial Data

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  • Earnings 2012
  • Earnings 2006
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Record Sales 2012

As of 2012, Gilmour's Pink Floyd has sold over 250 million copies of album worldwide

Earnings 2006 N/A
Record Sales 2006

Estimated earnings from Gilmour's "On An Island" album

Earning Turned Donation 2006

Amount donated from the proceeds of his house to the Crisis organization

Earning Turned Donation 2006

Amount donated to the Save the Rhino foundation