|Celebrated Name:||Dion DiMucci|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Dion Francis DiMucci|
|Age:||81 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 July 1939|
|Birth Place:||The Bronx, New York City|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Dion DiMucci Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
The famous musician Dion DiMucci also popular with the name Dion is an American singer as well as a songwriter. His works incorporate doo-wop rock and R&B styles as well as blues. Having started out as the lead singer for Dion and the Belmonts, he now leads a solo music career and is among top American rock and roll stars. In the 1950s and 1960’s, he had up to 39 Top 40 hits as a performer. Additionally, in 1989, he was inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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Early Life & Biography
Dion DiMucci, whose real name is Dion Francis DiMucci, was born on the 18th of July 1939 in The Bronx, New York City, in the United States of America. His nationality is American, whereas his ethnicity is Italian-American.
During his early years, Dion accompanied his father Pasquale DiMucci in tours were picked the love country music. His father was a vaudeville entertainer who worked with Hank Williams. Additionally, through radio and attending different local bars, he developed a love for blues as well as doo-wop musicians.
Dion entered the music career having auditioned for Bob and Gene Schwartz in 1957 for their Mohawk Records label where. He was asked to sing a song with Vic Damone. Though he initially refused, he agreed after convincing, and this song would later be a local hit and made him famous. As such, getting back home, he started a band with three guys called Dion and the Belmonts.
Presently, Dion has managed to keep his private life a mystery to the public. He has concealed all his information regarding his family.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 July 1939, Dion DiMucci is 81 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 1.77 m tall, and his weight is 87 kg.
Having started in a group of three together with Carlo Mastrangelo, Fred Milano, and Angelo D’Aleo, the Belmonts, they were signed by Bob and Gene Schwartz. With Dion Singing, their breakthrough was in 1958 when the song “I Wonder Why” hit No. 22 on the U.S. charts. The following hits that made them famous included “No One Knows” and “Don’t Pity Me which appeared on the Billboard Top 100. Their hit won them a chance on the ill-fated “The Winter Dance Party” tour.
In March 1959, their next hit release was “A Teenager in Love” that topped at No. 5 on the U.S. pop charts and No. 28 in the UK. In November of the same year, they released their greatest hit “Where or When” that hit No. 3 on the U.S. charts.
Checking into hospital for heroin addiction, financial and personal problems, coupled with other differences within the band, lead to the breakup of the Belmonts. Thus Dion went to a solo career that spanned from 1960 to 1964.
As a singer-songwriter and with moderate sales, Dion released albums before he moved to the Warner Brothers label in 1969. He was reuniting with Belmonts in 1972 on a live show where it was recorded and released.
In 1979, Dion became a born-again Christian and, thus, later on, released five albums on the DaySpring Records label on a contemporary Christian vein. Several singles from the album were successful, especially the “Still in the Spirit” from Kingdom in the Streets.
Back in the secular world, he redid his popular songs and later on returned to rock music in 1989with a contemporary album. His success there led to his induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.
His recent works include the release of various old albums like the 1960s Sorrows & Promises: Greenwich Village.
Awards & Achievements
Dion has achieved a lot in his music career, and he is popularised as one of the greatest Rock and roll performers of the pre-British Invasion era. Dion is a winner for the won the Christian Music Award GMA Dove Award in 1984 as well as a Grammy Award nominee for Best Gospel Vocal Performance, Male both for the album I Put Away My Idols. Additionally, Dion was also inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for “Runaround Sue” in 2002.
Net Worth & Salary of Dion DiMucci
Through his music career, Dion has been able to amass a sizeable amount of net worth. Altogether he has managed to amass an estimated net worth of $6 million as of January 2021. This has been through his various works with his band the Belmont as well as through his solo career.
Since his teenage years, Dion has been phenomenal in his singing career. While many did not praise him for his early works while he was a teenager, they later praised him for his later works and his influence over other musicians.