Paddy Moloney Net Worth At The Time Of His Death

This is one of the questions that people ask the most about Paddy Moloney’s net worth, and although they always end up answering it on other pages with an “I don’t know, you know” or “it depends” if there are some estimates that various web portals mention.

Paddy Moloney’s net worth: Paddy Moloney was an Irish musician, composer, and producer who had a net worth of $14 million at the time of his death. However, it is not possible to make an exact calculation about the fortune of this great Irish musician. We have estimated Paddy Moloney’s net worth, salary, money, income, and assets.

 Full NamePaddy Moloney
OccupationRecord Producer, Film Score Composer
Age83  years
Date Of BirthAugust 1, 1938
ChildrenAedín Moloney, Padraig Moloney, Aonghus Moloney
WifeRita O’Reilly
DiedOctober 11, 2021
Net Worth $14 million

Paddy Moloney Died

The artist, the winner of six Grammy Awards with The Chieftains and a great teacher of the wind instruments, died at the age of 83 in Dublin

Irish musician Paddy Moloney, leader and founder of the folk group The Chieftains, has died in Dublin at the age of 83, his family reported Tuesday. The legendary artist, winner of six Grammy Awards with The Chieftains, and a great master of wind instruments, such as the Gaelic bagpipes or the Irish flute, was married with three children.

He also excelled with the accordion and as a percussionist with the ‘bodhrán’, as well as a composer of themes for The Chieftains for the soundtracks of several films, among others Braveheart’, ‘Gangs of New York’ and ‘Barry Lyndon’ .

Born in the north of Dublin, into a family of musicians, he began at a very young age to form different groups, with the intention of undertaking an evolution of traditional Irish folk. He hit the mark in November 1962 by forming The Chieftains in his own home, originally with Seán Potts (Irish flute), Michael Tubridy (Irish flute), and Seán Keane (violin) . After several changes, the band was consolidated in 1979 with Keane, Kevin Conneff (‘bodhrán’ – Irish drum – and voice), and Matt Molloy (flutes).

Along with The Dubliners and The Pogues, The Chieftains is the best-known Irish folk band in the world, having collaborated on dozens of albums with artists such as the Spanish Kepa Junquera and Carlos Núñez or with others as diverse as Mark Knopfler, Elvis Costello, Sting, Willie Nelson or Madonna.

Even the British The Rolling Stones were encouraged to play a couple of songs, ‘The Rocky Road to Dublin’ and ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash ‘, on The Chieftains’ album ‘Long Black Veil’ (1995).

In 2018, the Spanish embassy in Ireland awarded Moloney the Commendation of the Order of Civil Merit.

With this award, granted by King Felipe VI at the request of the Spanish Government, he was recognized for the “invaluable work” carried out “around the world” to promote “Celtic and traditional music, ” according to the embassy in a statement.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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