George Martin Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

George Martin
  • Name: George Martin
  • Age at Death: 90 years old
  • Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
  • Occupation: Record producer
  • Net Worth: US $400 Million
  • Status: Deceased

George Martin was an English musician, record producer, arranger and composer. He had a long history with ‘the Beatles’ and is often times referred to as the ‘Fifth Beatle”. Martin was born on January 2, 1926 in Highbury, London. He attended Bromley County School followed by Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He studied the piano and the oboe and graduated in 1950. He also served briefly in the Royal Navy as an aerial observer.

Martin joined EMI in 1950 and became head of A&R for Parlophone Records a few years later. There he worked with comedians like Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Jim Dale. Martin signed the Beatles to EMI in 1962. Their debut studio album, Please Please Me, was released on March 22, 1963. Aside from producing, Martin served as the Beatles arranger and mentor. His strong influence on their early albums gave them an edge over other musical groups. He guided the production of their documentary series, The Beatles Anthology, in 1994 and 1995.

Martin’s work in music, film and television has earned him numerous awards and honors over the years. He’s won multiple Grammy Awards, BRIT Awards, and an Academy Award. He was made a Knight Bachelor in 1996 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.

George Martin passed away on March 8, 2016 at the age of 90. His death was announced by Beatles member, Ringo Starr. The official cause of death has not yet been released. Martin was 6ft 2in tall and had a net worth of $400 million. He was married to first wife “Sheena Chisholm” from 1948-1965 and they had two children, Alexis and Gregory. He was married to “Judy Lockhart Smith” from 1966 until his death. They had two children, Lucie and Giles.

George Martin Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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George Martin Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: George Henry Martin
  • Birthday: January 3, 1926
  • Place of Birth: Highbury, London, England
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
  • Occupation: Record Producer, Arranger, Musician, Composer
  • Years Active: 1950-2006
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $400 Million
  • Marriage(s): Sheena Chisholm, Judy Lockhart Smith
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: March 8, 2016
  • Cause of Death: Not Disclosed
  • Place of Death: Wiltshire, England

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