Eric Burdon Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Eric Burdon Biography

Eric Burdon was born on 11 May 1941, in Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He is an English actor, singer, and songwriter. His full name is Eric Victor Burdon. Similarly, he is known for his songs like House of Rising Sun, We Gotta Get out of This Place, etc.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his date of birth, he will turn 80 years old in May 2021. In addition, he stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 80 Kg. Likewise, he had blonde hair but currently has white hair and an attractive look with dark brown eyes.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, he first dated Sherry Caroll. But they didn’t stay in a relationship for a long time. In the same way, he was often linked with Twinkle which wasn’t confirmed by both sides. He was rumored to be in a relationship with Emmaretta Marks which was later confirmed. Additionally, he dated Angie King from 1966 till 1669. He then dated Cassandra Peterson and found his relationship life more stable with Marianna Proestou with whom he has been married for 22 years. He and Marianna have a son named Alex together.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is Matt Burdon whereas his mother’s name is Rene Burdon. He also has a sister named Irene Burdon.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his education profile some of the unverified data are, he studied at local schools of Newcastle. He then enrolled in Newcastle Art College and Northumbria University for his further education.


The English singer started his singing career by singing the opening album for The Animals which was named The Animals in the year 1964. He then went to tour and called it The Animals on Tour in 1965. Similarly, he sang Eric Is Here in 1967, Winds of Change (1967), Every One of Us (1968), etc which created a separate fan base for The Animals. He also has proved himself as one of the best by singing the Animal’s singles like “Boom Boom”, “The House of the Rising Sun”, “Bring it On Home to Me”, etc. In the same way, he left The Animals and joined War when he was residing in San Fransisco. He recorded several songs like “Paint It Black”, “They Can’t Take Away Our Music” Love is All Around” etc.

Eric Burdon Net Worth
Eric Burdon on the right side of the image with The Animals(Band) in the music video of House of The Rising Sun

Besides, he is also worked as a notable actor by playing in Zabriskie Point and Performance in 1970. He also starred in the German film Gibbs West Germany, Comeback, The Doors, etc. Moreover, his most notable signings are The Hosue of Rising Sun, They Can’t Take Away Our Music, A Day in the Life, Why Can’t We Be Friends, Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted, etc. Additionally, his most recent works count ‘Til Your River Runs Dry in 2013, Power Company in 1983, appearance in BBC documentary in Eric Burdon: Rock ‘n’ Roll  Animal, Remembering Nigel, etc. Furthermore, he was ranked 57th in Rolling Stone’s list of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

Eric Burdon’s Social Media

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Eric Burdon’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Eric Burdon.

Eric Burdon Net Worth

What is the earning of Eric Burdon? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 10 million, which he has earned from his successful acting, singing, and songwriting career.


  • Full Name: Eric Victor Burdon
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter & Actor
  • Age: 79
  • Date of Birth: 11 May 1941
  • Birth Place: Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight: 80 Kg
  • Eye Color: White
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • School: N/A
  • College/University: Newcastle Art College & Northumbria University
  • Father: Matt Burdon
  • Mother: Rene Burdon
  • Sibling: Irene Burdon
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse/Wife: Marianna Proestou
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 10 million
  • Source of Income: Singing, Songwriting & Acting career