Danny Elfman has a net worth of $50 million as an American composer, singer, songwriter, and actor in 2022.

Elfman is known for his work as the main vocalist and lyricist for the rock band Oingo Boingo (1979-1995) as well as his work as a composer for several television series and films.

Danny has stated in interviews that those three notes "made him rich," paying him significantly more than composing the real song.

Danny Elfman was born Daniel Robert Elfman in Los Angeles, California on May 29, 1953. He grew up in a Jewish family.

Early Life

Danny was rejected from the school orchestra in elementary school for "having no proclivity for music,"

but in high school, he established acquainted with peers who were interested in music and introduced him to jazz and Stravinsky.

Elfman planned to travel across the world after graduating early. He traveled to France with his brother Richard to play violin with the musical theatre,

named ensemble Le Grand Magic Circus, then spent 10 months trekking through Africa, contracting malaria three times.

His Brother had founded a street company named The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, and on his second day home, he informed Danny, "You're the musical director."

Danny dated future Sonic Youth vocalist Kim Gordon while he was a teenager, and he subsequently married Geri Eisenmenger and had two kids with her, Lola and Mali.

Personal Life

Following his divorce from Eisenmenger, Elfman married actress Bridget Fonda on November 29, 2003, and they welcomed son Oliver on January 21, 2005.

Danny paid $2.13 million for a property in Los Angeles' Hancock Park area in 2000, according to public records.

Danny and Bridget spent three years and around $3 million remodelling the 1920s-era home before purchasing the property next door for $3.6 million in 2015.

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