Who was Jim Morrison and what is his net worth? Jim Morrison was a singer, songwriter and poetry writer from the United States of America. He co-founded the famous rock band, The Doors along with Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore. Jim is well known for the amazing lyrics he wrote and the beautiful voice he had.
James Douglas Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida. His father, George Stephen Morrison was an Aviator for the United States Navy but he died on November 17, 2008. His mother, Clara Clarke Morrison died on December 29, 2005. Jim Morrison had 1 sister and 1 brother, Anne Robin Morrison and Andrew Lee Morrison. He studied at the University of California, Los Angeles film school and finished in 1965.
Jim Morrison had a long term lasting relationship with Mary Werbelow and he wrote a few songs about her including The End. Later, he spent most of his time with Pamela Courson or Pamela Susan Morrison but Pamela died in 1974. Jim and Pamela had no children. A girl called Judy Huddleston said that she had a relationship with Jim for years. Jim also was going to marry an author and journalist girl called Patricia Kennealy-Morrison but they never did. Information says that Jim Morrison used to have sex in groups with his fans.
On July 3rd, 1971, in Paris, France Jim Morrison died, no confirmed reason behind his death just a heart failure (27 years old). On July 7, 1971, he was buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.
Jim Morrison had interest in reading then writing when has was in school. In 1965, Jim Morrison co-found the rock band, The Doors as their vocalist along with Ray Manzarek as their keyboardist, Robby Krieger as their guitarist and John Densmore as their drummer. Their first song ever was called Break on Through (To the Other Side). During that period, Jim with his band, The Doors, appeared on the TV variety show that aired on CBS called The Ed Sullivan Show and they performed about 2 of their songs on it.
On January 4, 1967 they released their first album ever called, The Doors and it was ok but not too good for them. On September 25, 1967 they released their second album called Strange Days, and by that time, they gained a lot of attention and were very famous. Jim Morrison was recording a lot of poetry that were used later by The Doors after his death.
The Doors List of Albums with Jim Morrison
• The Doors (11 Tracks), (1967).
• Strange Days (10 Tracks), (1967).
• Waiting for the Sun (11 Tracks), (1968).
• The Soft Parade (9 Tracks), (1969).
• Morrison Hotel (11 Tracks), (1970).
• L.A. Woman (10 Tracks), (1971).
Jim Morrison Net Worth
Jim Morrison is considered, even after his death, as one of the top contributors to the music industry. The Doors band first album, The Doors, was sold for nearly 1 million copies in Canada, France and Spain, and a song from the first album called, Light My Fire was number 1 for 3 weeks on the top hot 100 chart in 1967. The second album Jim released with his band, Strange Days, reached 3rd on the Billboard of top 200 album chart and earned an RIAA platinum certification.
The 6th album, L.A. Woman sold more than 2 million copies in the United States only and hitting $3 million US dollars sales. In 2010, a house Jim Morrison used to own located in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, California had a value of more than 1 million US dollars. An apartment he owned in Norton Ave, Los Angeles, California had a value in 2015 of $3 million. Jim Morrison had a net worth of $15 million.
Jim Morrison was an amazing singer and songwriter. He co-founded the rock band, The Doors in 1965. Jim Morrison was one of the 100 greatest singers across the whole world of all time. He made a great contribution to the music industry. He died at a very young age, 27 years old.
Jim Morrison, May Your Soul Rest In Peace.