Barry Manilow Bio

(singer-songwriter, musician, arranger, and producer)

Relationship Statistics of Barry Manilow

What is Barry Manilow marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Barry Manilow get married ? (married date):March, 2014
How many children does Barry Manilow have ? (name):None
Is Barry Manilow having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Barry Manilow gay ?: Yes
Who is Barry Manilow wife ? (name):Garry Kief

More about the relationship

Barry Manilow is openly gay. He came out in April 2017. He was previously married to his high school sweetheart, Susan Deixler. The pair married in June 1964 and their marriage was annulled on 6 January 1966. At present, he is married to TV executive Garry Kief. They married in April 2014. The couple married after same-sex marriage became legal in California in 2014. Their marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Who is Barry Manilow?

Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter, musician, arranger, and producer. People mostly know him for his hit singles including ‘Can’t Smile Without You’, ‘Mandy’, and ‘Copacabana (At the Copa)’ among others. Additionally, he has received the Grammy Award nominations a total of fifteen times.

Barry Manilow’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Manilow was born as Barry Alan Pincus in Brooklyn, New York City, New York on June 17, 1943. He was born to parents Edna Manilow and Harold Pincus. Throughout his childhood years, he grew up in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Additionally, Barry became interested in the world of music since his early years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the mixed ethnic background of Irish and Ashkenazi Jewish.

Barry Manilow
Caption: Barry Manilow (Source: IMDB)

Talking about his education, Manilow attended Eastern District High School and graduated in 1961. In addition, he also attended the City College of New York. Additionally, he was enrolled in the New York College of Music. Eventually, he studied Musical Theater at the Juilliard performing arts school.

Barry Manilow’s Career, Salary, Net Worth

Manilow initially arranged music for CBS director Bro Herrod after meeting him in 1964. Additionally, during the early part of his career, Barry also worked as a pianist, producer, and arranger. Later, he began working as a commercial jingle writer and singer. He was the musical director for the WCBS-TV series ‘Callback’ by 1967. Furthermore, Columbia/CBS Music vice-president and recording artist, Tony Orlando signed him in 1969. Since then, he has released several studio albums, live albums, compilation albums, and soundtracks.

Some of Manilow’s studio albums include ‘Barry Manilow’, ‘Barry Manilow II’, ‘Tryin’ to Get the Feeling’, ‘This One’s for You’, ‘Even Now’, ‘One Voice’, ‘Barry’, ‘If I Should Love Again’, ‘Here Comes the Night’, ‘2:00 AM Paradise Cafe’, ‘Manilow’, ‘Swing Street’, ‘Barry Manilow’, ‘Because It’s Christmas’, ‘Showstoppers’, ‘Singin’ with the Big Bands’, ‘Summer of ’78’, ‘Manilow Sings Sinatra’, ‘Here at the Mayflower’, ‘A Christmas Gift of Love’, ‘Scores’, ‘The Greatest Songs of the Fifties’, ‘In the Swing of Christmas’, ‘Night Songs’, ‘My Dream Duets’, and ‘15 Minutes’ among others.

Manilow has received 15 Grammy nominations to date and has won the award one time. Additionally, he has also won the Special Tony Award, American Music Awards, Society of Singers Lifetime Achievement Award, and Clio Awards. Furthermore, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1980.

Manilow has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 100 million at present.

Barry Manilow’s Rumors, Controversy

Manilow became part of controversy during February of 1994 after he sued Los Angeles radio station KBIG (104.3 FM) after claiming that one of their advertisements was causing irreparable damage to his professional reputation. KBIG/104.3 FM agreed to drop the commercial after two days. At present, there are no rumors concerning Manilow and his career.

Barry Manilow’s Body Measurement

Talking about his body measurement, Manilow has a height of 6 feet 0½ inches (1.84 m). Additionally, his hair color is dark brown/blonde and his eye color is blue.

Barry Manilow’s Social Media

Manilow is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 66k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has over 25k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 3.5M followers.

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References: (theguardian, bbc, billboard, telegraph)

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