Jim Croce was an American folk and rock singer and songwriter who had a net worth equal to $5 million at the time of his death in 1973, after adjusting for inflation.
Jim Croce was born in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in January 1943 and passed away in September 1973. His debut studio album Facets was released in 1966 and he released the album Jim & Ingrid Croce in 1969. Jim Croce released the album You Don’t Mess Around with Jim in 1972 and it reached #1 in both the US and Canada.
His album Life and Times was released in 1973 and reached #1 in Canada and #7 in the US. His final album I Got a Name was released in 1973 and reached #2 in both the US and Canada. All three of his last albums were certified Gold in the US. Croce’s singles “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” and “Time in a Bottle” both reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the second song also reached #1 in Canada.
Jim Croce passed away on September 20, 1973 at 30 years old in a plane crash.
During his career, Jim sold 4 million albums. After his death in the early 80s, Jim’s widow Ingrid Croce-Rock sold all rights to his songs to Lefrak-Moelis Records for a reported $6 million, roughly $15 million after adjusting for inflation. Throughout the 90s, Lefrak-Moelis earned $3-4 million ever year off the songs.
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 10, 1943 – Sep 20, 1973 (30 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Musician|
|Nationality:||United States of America|