Norman Greenbaum

Norman Greenbaum was born on 20th November 1942 in Malden, Massachusetts. He kept most of his life a secret, but we know that he is a famous American pop singer. He is a singer and songwriter and one of his most popular presentations was, Spirit in the Sky. The song has seen immense success during 1969. He has sold over 2 million copies of it worldwide.

Well, how well do you know about Norman Greenbaum? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Norman Greenbaum’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 Norman Greenbaum to date.

Biography and Early Life

Well there isn’t a lot of things which we know about his early life, but we know that he was born in a typical and traditional Jewish family of the early U.S. He was a huge fan of music from when he was just a child. He started playing different musical instruments when he was in school. He used to perform in school functions. During his college days he became quite a professional in music so he decided to leave college and start a career in singing.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Norman Greenbaum in 2021, and what is his height and weight? Well, Norman Greenbaum’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 20 November 1942. Though, he is 5’4” in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


He started his studies at Hebrew school where he began learning music. He was later admitted to Boston University for further studies. He used to sing in local coffee shops during his college times. He left college in pursuit of a career in singing.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He doesn’t shows a lot about his personal life so we don’t have any data about whether he has any kids or not or whether he has ever been in a relationship with someone or not. As per our sources, we can claim that currently, he is single.

One of the most major incidents which has happened to him was his accident. Once he was in his car sitting on the back seat waiting to reach the destination but a bike suddenly came and then happened an accident in which the bike rider was found dead and the pillion was injured. Norman also suffered several wounds but he recovered in no time and started singing again.

His life was filled with lots of ups and downs, he was never consistent about anything and because of that he is still Mr. Nobody as far as the others are concerned who started their career with him. Some of his works were masterpieces but he couldn’t keep on to it.

Is Norman Greenbaum Gay?

Norman Greenbaum is not gay as there is nothing we have seen from him which proves that he is gay. In his long career, he has not shown any signs of bisexual nature so we can conclude that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Norman left his college in 1965 and went to Los Angeles to start a career in singing. Earlier he used to sing in pubs and bars but later his talent was seen, and he formed a band named “Dr West Medicine Show and Junk Band”. The group achieved some success but was later broke up, and he went single.

In 1968, he sang his first solo album, “Spirit in the Sky” which was a huge success. It has given him unbelievable commercial success, selling over 2 million copies. The album also remained on top of the chart’s for few weeks.

Since that time he went on to release several other albums and singles


There isn’t any special award that Norman has won in his career as he was never consistent with his singing. He still got a lot of success for his debut album which has given him immense satisfaction. “Spirit in the Sky” was rated as gold by RIAA.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Norman Greenbaum in 2021

As of 2021, Norman Greenbaum has a net worth of $2 million. He has achieved a lot of success from his debut album many others too. If he had been consistent in his approach he could have been a sensation of American pop music.

As for the conclusion, we can say that Norman Greenbaum is a famous singer and whatever he has created became a super hit. During his time American pop music was on a rise and he has just done enough to mark his importance in American pop music.

If he had been a little more engaged and a little more consistent in his career he would have been a superstar. He always keeps himself away from the limelight, he was never seen engaged with others. He has a very different way of living, and we can’t do a lot but to say all the best for his remaining life.


Facts of Norman Joel Greenbaum

  • Gender Male
  • full nameNorman Joel Greenbaum
  • birthplaceMalden, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Date of Birth November 20, 1942
  • Age 81 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 2
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$2 million
  • professionSinger and songwriter
  • weightIn Kilograms – 74 kg, In Pounds – 163 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 165 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5’4”
  • hair colorWhite
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolHebrew school

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