Glen Travis Campbell (22 April, 1936 – 8 August, 2017) was an American songwriter, singer, musician, actor and television host. He is known for a series of hits in the 1960s to 1970s, and for hosting a comedy and music variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television, from January 1969 till June 1972.
Campbell has more than 70 albums on his name. He sold 45 million records and has 12 RIAA gold albums, one double-platinum album and four platinum albums. More than 80 of his Songs are listed in the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard Country Chart, , or Adult Contemporary Chart, of which 29 reached the top 10 and of which nine made number one on at least one of those charts. Campbell’s hits include Jimmy Webb’s “By the Time I Get to Phoenix, John Hartford’s “Gentle on My Mind”; “Wichita Lineman”, “Galveston”; Larry Weiss’s “Rhinestone Cowboy”; and Allen Toussaint’s “Southern Nights”.
Campbell has won four Grammys in the pop and country categories. For “Gentle on My Mind”, he received two awards in western and country, “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” did the same. 3 of his early hits later won Grammy Hall of Fame Awards (2008, 2004, 2000), while Campbell also have won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He also owns trophies for Male Vocalist of the Year in 1969 from both (ACM)Academy of Country Music, and (CMA) Country Music Association. He has also worked as a supporting role in the film True Grit (1969), Sadly he passed away on 8 August, 2017 due to Alzheimer’s Disease.
Name: Glen Travis Cambell
Date of Birth: 22 April, 1936
Age: 81 Years
Place of Birth: Billlstown, Arkansas, US
Date of Death: 8 August, 2017
Place of Death: Nashville, Tennessee, US
Mother: Carrie Dell (Stone) Campbell
Father: John Wesley
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Kimberly Woolen
Children: Ashley Campbell, Kelli Campbell and Cal Campbell
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Weight: 81 Kgs, 179 lbs
Height: 6 feet or 1.83 meter
Eye Colour: Grey
Languages Known: English
Profession: Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Presenter, Guitarist
Net Worth: $50 Million Dollors