Roy Kelton Orbison was an American Musician, singer, and songwriter. He is best remembered for the romantic pop ballads of the 1960s, like “Oh, Pretty Woman.” By 1987, he had earned a place in the Rock and Roll Hall.
Roy cemented himself in the music industry back in the 60s. Roy was at the very forefront when it came to introducing the Nashville sound to the rest of the world. At his very peak, Roy wrote tracks like As Long as I Can Dream. Other than that, he is also credited for writing tracks like ‘Running Scared.’ Let us learn more about Roy Orbison’s net worth right here.
Roy Orbison’s Net Worth
Roy earned most of his revenue from his music career. Before he died, Roy’s net worth was reportedly $15 million.
In 1962, his album, ‘Roy Orbison’s Greatest Hits,’ sold approximately 500 thousand copies earning a revenue worth $650,000. A decade later, his album ‘The All-Time Greatest Hits of Roy Orbison’ sold approximately 1 million copies, earning a revenue worth $1.3 million.
In 1975, his album ‘The Best of Roy Orbison’ sold 100 copies translating to revenue worth $130,000. In 1981, 100,000 copies of the album ‘Golden Days hit the market, earning about $130,000 in the process.
One of his most recent albums, The Ultimate collection’ generated about $130,000. In 2017, he earned another $130,000 from the sale of copies of the album ‘A Love So Beautiful’. Additionally, his website royorbison.com was valued at $4,500.
|Full name||Roy Orbison|
|Age||52 years old (Deceased)|
|Date of Birth||April 23rd, 1936|
|Place of Birth||Vernon, Texas, USA|
|Profession||Musician and Singer|
|Net worth||$15 million|