Morrissey is one of the prominent figures in the world of music who gained worldwide recognition as the co-founder and frontman of The Smiths, arguably the most popular indie band in Britain during the ’80s. The group comprising of Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, and Mike Joyce attracted a cult following after releasing some acclaimed albums like Meat Is Murder, The Queen Is Dead, and Strangeways, Here We Come.
They, however, broke up in 1987, and Morrissey successfully embarked on a solo career in the following year. He subsequently released albums like Kill Uncle, Your Arsenal, and Vauxhall and I.
Besides, the renowned artist is also notable for his admirable charity endeavors. He is a strong animal activist.
What Is Morrissey’s Net Worth? Income Sources And Earnings
Morrissey possesses $50 million net worth, as per estimation made by Celebrity Net Worth. The singer has collected the majority of his aforementioned wealth from his music career solely.
Morrissey has released several commercially successful albums as a solo artist. Some of them are the following.
|Vauxhall and I||1994||$150,000|
|You Are the Quarry||2004||$450,000|
|Ringleaders of the Tormentors||2006||$150,000|
|Years of Refusal||2009||$90,000|
Morrissey also runs his self-titled YouTube channel which has 173k subscribers as of 2020. His estimated yearly earnings from the channel is between $4.2k – $67.3k.
House And Car
Morrissey has kept secret the information about his house and properties. However, it came to know that the artist currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Any financial details of the property are still missing.
Sources reported that the median price of the house in Los Angeles is over $880k. On the other side, the artist is also a proud owner of the FIAT 500.
Is A Staunch Proponent Of An Animal Welfare
Morrissey is a strong advocate of animal welfare and animal rights issues. Since the age of 11, the singer has been a vegetarian. In 2015, Morrissey announced he now is a vegan.
Furthermore, Morrissey also supports People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). He was also awarded the Linda McCartney Memorial Award by PETA for his support on 10 September 2005.
In 2012, the artist also featured in a PETA advert to encourage people for reducing the number of homeless dogs and cats. He also supports charitable organizations like Compassion in World Farming, Cruelty-Free International, and Save Me.
Besides, Morrissey is an open supporter of For Britain, the far-right political party.
Grew Up In Working-Class Family
Morrissey was born Steven Patrick Morrissey on 22nd May 1959, in Davyhulme, Lancashire. He is the son of Elizabeth Dwyer, a hospital porter and Peter Morrissey, a librarian.
They emigrated to Manchester from Dublin. He also has an older sister named Jacqueline. He attended St. Wilfred’s Primary School.
Morrissey is yet to be married and has been a hot topic on the internet over the years all for his sexual orientation. He, however, has been taciturn about his sexuality.
In his autobiography, the singer revealed that he was romantically linked to photographer Jake Walters at age 35. He is possibly single at present.