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Eric Burdon is an English singer-songwriter who was the founding member of the band Animals, known for their wild performances as well as being one of the leading bands of British Invasion, a cultural aspect of the 1960s when various genres of music especially rock, pop, and blues from British started becoming extremely popular in America. Eric was particularly known for his deep and powerful voice.
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Eric (vocals), with Alan Price (keyboards), Chas Chandler (Bass), Hilton Valentine(guitar), and John Steel (drums), became the resident band of the club A’Gogo Jazz Lounge, also owned by Mike Jeffery. Later, they named themselves Animals. They were a rhythm and blues and rock band and were eccentric performers, bringing energy and fervor to the stage with them.
Family and Personal Life
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Eric got married to English-Indian Model Angie King in September of 1967, but the couple divorced in 1969 when she moved on to Eric’s close friend Jimi Hendrix, another Rockstar. Despite that, Eric and Jimi remained on close terms until Jimi’s death in 1970.
|Spouse's Name||Marianna Proestu (m. 1999), Rose Marks (from 1972 to 1978), Angie King (from 1967 to 1969)|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Age (as of today)||82 years|
|Date of Birth||May 11, 1941|
|Place of Birth||Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, England|
|Height||1.7 m, 5 feet 9 inches|
|Weight||84 kg, 185 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$10 million|
|Occupation||Actor, Singer, Songwriter|
Height, Weight, and Age
Eric Burdon's height is pretty average measuring 1.7 m. Boasting a weight of 84 kg. Being born on May 11, 1941, translates to an age of 82 years as of todays date (July 25, 2023).
My voice? Yeah, well, I used to drink a lot of beer when I was a kid and I sounded like a drunk in a choir. I don’t drink anymore.Eric Burdon
People we’ve encountered at pivotal moments who profoundly influence our direction are not necessarily the people whose names everybody knows. More often, they are the people who say or do just the right thing, at the right time.Eric Burdon
I did have a life before the Animals, and I’m trying constantly to prove that I have a life after the Animals. People tend to forget that I was the frontman with War for two years. People sort of have compartmental memories.Eric Burdon
I always wanted to be a Californian. In my wildest dreams, I always liked California – it’s the place where oranges grows on trees! Fruit just falls off the trees.Eric Burdon
I don’t think Jimi committed suicide in the conventional way. He just decided to exit when he wanted to.Eric Burdon