Geddy Lee Weinrib Biography

Published On Oct 28, 2017
Facts of Geddy Lee Weinrib
Date of Birth: 1953 , July-29
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
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Following the dream to be a professional musician as his father, Geddy started group band with his high school friends. His inspiration, his father died due to imprisonment during World War II. Geddy state that, "After losing the father at an early age made him aware how quickly life can disappear and these things inspired him to get the most out of his life and Music." 

Geddy Lee began playing professionally in coffeehouses, high school dances and at different events by which he supports his family and his dream. With the increasing of necessities in-house, Geddy started concerts at various places, most of the time of own songs.

Soon, his band achieved huge fame and started performing as an opening act for groups such as Aerosmith, Kiss, and Blue Oyster Cult. 

Touching the hight of success, Rush's as a rock group won the heart of millions of people over the five years. They toured worldwide and launched several hit albums including, 2112, A Farewell to Kings, Hemispheres, Permanent Waves, etc. After years of hard work, Rush became one of the biggest rock band.

Further, Lee along with his bandmates got an Officer from the Order of Canada and ranked as the 13th by Hit Parader on the list of the 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Vocalists of all time. 

During his professional career, Geddy Lee Weinrib received several awards. He was awarded as "Best Rock Bass Player" Bass Player reader's poll, Best Album for Bass by Bass Player magazine, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Rock, and Roll Hall of Fame, Awarded an honorary doctorate from Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario and much more. 

Moving towards his personal life, Geddy Lee married his long-term girlfriend, Nancy Young in 1976. The couple gave birth to a son, Juliana and a daughter, Kyla. They are happy together, and they never rumored on getting the divorce.

The great Canadian hard rock musician, Geddy Lee Weinrib earns the good sum of money from his professional career. Being a musician, he has released several hit albums and attained musical tour around the globe for several times through which he made the tremendous amount of money. Currently, he has a net worth of around $30 million by which he finances his living. 

 

Geddy Lee Weinrib facts on timeline

Born in Canada.

July 29 , 1953

Geddy Lee Weinrib was born on 29th July 1053 in Toronto, Canada. He was born to father Morris; professional musician and mother, Mary Weinrib and grew along with his two siblings in Willowdale, Toronto, Ontario. 

Stared career as Musician.

1969

Starting with his school friend, Geddy Lee began playing professionally in coffeehouses, high school dances and at different events through which he supports his family and his dream. 

Married to Nancy Young

1976

Geddy Lee married to his long-term girlfriend, Nancy Young in 1976. The couple gave birth to a son, Juliana and a daughter, Kyla. The couple is living happily together. 

Ventured into Production

1982

In 1983, Lee ventured into production and produced the album, We Are the World for he humanitarian association, "USA to Africa." Moreover, he also performed as the guest singer

Recorded rock version O Canada.

1999

In the year 1999, Lee recorded a rock version of O Canada as an accompanying soundtrack for the film, South Park Bigger Longer and Uncut also the same year he also played bass guitar for Mother Earth's Good For Sale. 

Released his solo album

2000

In 2000, Lee released his solo album, My Favorite Headache which reached number 52 on the Billboard 200. The album's track Grace to Grace was played on the Mainstream rock radio.

Current Networth

2017

Geddy Lee Weinrib earns the good sum of money from his professional career. He did tours around the globe for several times through which he made the tremendous amount of money. His current net worth is around $30 million by which he finances his living.