Net Worth: $15 Million
- Source of Wealth Music
- Age Deceased at 52 years old on 1988-12-06
- Birth Place Vernon, Texas, United States
- Height 5' 11" (1.80 m)
- Marital Status Married (Barbara Orbison)
- Full Name Roy Kelton Orbison
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth April 23, 1936
- Occupation Musician, Singer-songwriter
- Education North Texas State College , Denver Avenue Elementary School
- Children 5 (Alexander, Wesley, Roy Kelton, Anthony King, Roy Dewayne)
About Roy Orbison
American singer-songwriter Roy Kelton Orbison had an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Well known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbison grew up in Texas and began singing in a rockabilly/country & western band in high school until he was signed by Sun Records in Memphis.
Known as The Big O and member of The Teen Kings, he has a successful music career which led his popularity in the 1960s. Orbison was one of the first recording artists to popularize the Nashville sound. During the height of his career, he also composed several songs such as As Long as I Can Dream, Blue Bayou, and Running Scared. Until his last breath, Orbison kept performing on stage. He died on December 6, 1988 due to heart attack while having dinner with his family.