Al Green

The American-born singer Al Green is a very well-known name in the music industry. He has written quite a huge list of outstanding songs. He has also produced an amazing number of songs. His name was a great deal during the 1970s. Some of his hit songs are Take me to the River, Love and Happiness, and many more. Al Green’s name has also been listed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the year 1995. He was referred to as the gifted child to have a good perception of music.

Well, how well do you know about Al Green? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Al Green’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Al Green to date.

Biography and Early Life

On 13 April 1946, in the Forest City, Al Green was born. The name of his parents are Robert Greene and Cora Greene. He also has nine other siblings. Robert Greene worked as a sharecropper. Al was very much passionate about music and thus at the age of ten he was a part of the small band called the Greene Brothers.

During the 1950s, his family shifted to Grand Rapids which is a small town in Michigan. After a couple of years, Al Green was disowned and was thrown out of the house for listening to Jackie Wilson. He spent most of his childhood with a prostitute and there he got into the habit of recreational drugs.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Al Green in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Al Green’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 13 April 1946. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 182 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


There is no detail regarding the singer’s academic life. As he was thrown out of his house, he did not get a proper education.  But he was very much passionate about music and thus he formed a band and produced some songs which failed to get too much attention or listeners. He was later hired by Willie Mitchell in the year 1969.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Al Green has an interesting story about his personal life. He was in a Mary Woodson who was completely in love with him. They even planned to get married, but later Al green-backed off. This made Mary very angry, and she tried to kill him. The murder attempt led to second-degree burns, but Mary committed suicide. That led to great controversies and even was held at gunpoint by her cousin as he owed some money. He even lost his sister as she went missing in 2013 and was never found.

He married, Shirley Green in the year 1977, and they had three children, The very next year she filed a divorce petition and accused Al Green of domestic violence.

Is Al Green Gay?

No, Al Green is not homosexual and neither is he interested in such a relationship. He is straight and also had a wife. He is currently happy living a single life, and also giving a joyful childhood to his children.

Professional Career

Al Green’s career started at a slow pace in the year 1970. He had to face a lot of failures in the beginning as his albums were not being able to reach his expectation level. But the year 1971 took a positive turn for Al Green. His records started getting successful in very little time. At first, he began his career making songs that were non-religious.

But after his girlfriend committed suicide, he turned to make Gospel songs which in Latin means a good story or positive news. In the year 1979, he was invited to perform on stage in the city of Cincinnati. While he was performing, he fell off the stage causing him a serious injury. He thought this injury was a direct hint from God. He then started visiting the Church almost every day and also sang and wrote songs for Jesus.  He also published his autobiography in the year 2000.


Green was awarded The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award after two years of continuous struggle for his album take me to The River. Along with that Green has managed to earn many awards during his entire career. He received The Grammy Award more than seven times. He also achieved the Soul Train Award. His most recent achievement was when he received the BET prize titled as the lifetime award. He might not be able to achieve awards as other artists do, but he was always satisfied with his work and whatever appreciation he got from his audience.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Al Green in 2021

As of 2021, Al Green has a net worth of $30 million. He has obtained this money by working hard in the music industry for many years, where he has produced a great number of outstanding songs, most of which he sang in his own voice. He has created some of the amazing evergreen songs. His songs were so popular that his songs were used in movies and advertisements. Thus he got a great deal from the royalty. Thus, such a huge fortune is justifiable.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Al Green’s success story is very inspiring for many of the young singers who want to see a very bright future ahead. He has inspired many and will continue to do so. We wish that he continues to find more talent from across the globe and make them reach the masses.

  1. Dr. Pres’ Blackmon May 31, 2021 at 12:35 am

Facts of Albert Leornes Greene

  • Gender Male
  • full nameAlbert Leornes Greene
  • birthplaceForrest City, Arkansas, US
  • Date of Birth April 13, 1946
  • Age 77 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionBaptist
  • net worth$30 million
  • professionSinger, songwriter, and record producer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 80 Kg, In Pounds – 176 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 182 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolN/A

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