Bruce Johnston Biography
Bruce Johnston’s real name Bruce Arthur Johnston is an American singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer best known as a member of the Beach Boys. In 1965, Johnston joined the band for live performances, filling in for the group’s co-founder Brian Wilson, who had quit touring in order to spend more time in the studio. Johnston then became a contributing member on subsequent albums.
Bruce Johnston Age
Bruce is 77 years of age of 2020. He was born on June 27, 1942, in Peoria, Illinois, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 27th June every year. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Bruce Johnston Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (170 cm) and weighs 165.347 lbs (75 kgs)
Bruce Johnston Education
Talking about his educational background, Johnston attended the private Bel Air Town and Country School (later renamed John Thomas Dye School) in Los Angeles and studied classical piano in his early years. Johnston trained at Interlochen Arts Camp as a youth.
Bruce Johnston Family
Benjamin was later adopted by William and Irene Johnston of Chicago. He grew up on the Westside of Los Angeles in Brentwood and Bel-Air. His adoptive father was president of the Owl Rexall Drug Company in Los Angeles after moving from Walgreens in Chicago. Johnston attended the private Bel Air Town and Country School (later renamed John Thomas Dye School) in Los Angeles and studied classical piano in his early years. Johnston trained at Interlochen Arts Camp as a youth.
Bruce Johnston Married
Bruce is married to Harriet Johnston but he has remained mum regarding his marital status. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is clear.
Bruce Johnston Measurements and Facts
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Bruce Johnston Wiki
- Full Names: Bruce Arthur Johnston
- Popular As: Bruce Johnston
- Gender: Male
- Occupation / Profession: singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer
- Nationality: American.
- Race / Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Not Known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Bruce Johnston Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 56 years old as of 2020.
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus.
- Date of Birth: April 9, 1964
- Place of Birth: Washington Court House, Ohio, United States.
- Birthday: April 9
Johnston Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Not Available
- Height / How Tall?: 5 feet and 7 inches
- Weight: 165.347 lbs (75 kgs)
- Eye Color: Brown.
- Hair Color: White
- Shoe Size: Not Available
Johnston Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Not Known
- Mother: Not Known
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband/Spouse: Married to Doug Haddix
- Children: Meredith and Connor.
Johnston Net Worth and Salary
- Net Worth: Between $1 million and $5 million dollars.
- Salary: Under Review
- Source of Income: Writer.
Johnston House and Cars
- Place of living: US
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated
Bruce Johnston Net Worth
Bruce has amassed an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars. He is an American musician, songwriter, and producer. He is best known for being part of The Beach Boys and for his magnificent songwriting career which even earned him an Emmy award.
Bruce Johnston Career
Johnston first switched to contemporary music in high school. During this time, he performed in a few “beginning” bands and then moved on to working with young musicians such as Sandy Nelson, Kim Fowley, and Phil Spector.
In 1959, Johnston made his first single, “Take This Pearl” on Arwin Records (a record label owned by Doris Day) as part of the Bruce & Jerry duo (Jerry Cooper was a high school friend of Bruce’s). In 1960, Johnston debuted his record production career at Del-Fi Records, producing five singles and an album – Love You So – by Ron Holden. Many of the album’s eleven tracks were written or co-written by Johnston.
Johnston continued his recording career in 1962 and 1963, with a series of surfin’ singles (vocal & instrumental) and an album, Surfin’ ‘Round The World, and another “live” album, the Bruce Johnston Surfin’ Band’s Surfer’s Pajama Party.
Bruce Johnston Beach Boys
Bruce joined the Beach Boys in New Orleans on April 9, 1965, where he replaced Glen Campbell, who was playing bass on the road and singing Brian Wilson’s vocal parts. He did not start playing bass until his first tenure with the Beach Boys. As one of the Beach Boys, the very first vocal recording Johnston made was the “Summer Days & Summer Nights” album.
On the song “California Girls” Bruce recorded his voice and that track became one of the most successful singles from the album. However, for contractual reasons, he would not be credited or photographed on a Beach Boys album cover until 1967 on the Wild Honey album.
Johnston has been credited by the Library of Congress as one of the original greatest supporters of the Beach Boys’ 1966 signature album Pet Sounds. Additionally, in May 1966 he flew to London and played the album for John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Keith Moon, who were Beach Boys fans.
Bruce likewise sang lead on three songs from the 1970 Beach Boys album Sunflower: “Tears in the Morning” which he also wrote, “Deirdre” which Brian co-wrote together with Bruce), and “At My Window”.
In 1972, Johnston left the Beach Boys to commence a solo career. He wrote the Billboard number one, Barry Manilow hit “I Write the Songs”, for which he won a Grammy Award for Song of the Year. “I Write the Songs” has been recorded by over two hundred artists (including Frank Sinatra). In regards to the Grammy win, Johnston stated “How did I win a Grammy for a song that I wrote in my car and Brian Wilson and Mike Love have not won a well-deserved songwriting Grammy? Why is fate being so unfair to two of my pop music songwriting heroes?”
Frequently Asked Questions About Bruce Johnston
Who is Bruce Johnston?
He is an American singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer best known as a member of the Beach Boys.
How old is Bruce Johnston?
He is 77 years of age and was born on June 27, 1942, in Peoria, Illinois, U.S.
How tall is Bruce Johnston?
He stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (170 cm)
Is Bruce Johnston married?
There are speculations that he is married to Harriet Johnston but he has remained mum regarding his marital status. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is clear.
How much is Bruce Johnston worth?
From his career in music, he has amassed an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars.
Where does Bruce Johnston live?
Because of security reasons, Johnston has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
Is Bruce Johnston dead or alive?
He is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
What year did Bruce Johnston join the Beach Boys?
He joined the Beach Boys on April 9, 1965.
Where is Johnston Now?
His current whereabouts are still under review but will be updated as soon as they are clear.
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