Eddie Money/Edward Mahoney was an American rock performer, a songwriter who gained victory in the 1970s and 1980s with a chain of top 40 scores and platinum albums. Popular amongst them include “Take Me Home Tonight”, “Walk on Water”, “Baby Hold On” and “Two Tickets to Paradise”.
His real name was Edward Joseph Mahoney. He served as a Patrolman in the New York City Police Dept. before reaching fame with his music. His brother is a resigned Captain from the NYPD. Money died in 2019 from a four-stage esophageal cancer. Eddie Money’s songs became the staples of classic rock and still wield a great deal of appeal to the newer generation of rock music fans. Further, read out Eddie Money’s wiki to know more
Eddie Money Wiki/short info
- Full Real Name: Edward Joseph Mahoney.
- Born: 21 March 1949.
- Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States.
- Nationality: American
- Profession: American singer-songwriter
- Died: 13 September 2019, Los Angeles, California, United States
- Children: Jesse Money, Julian Money, Desmond Money, Joseph Money, Zachary Money
- Spouse: Laurie Money (m. 1989–2019), Margo Lee Walker (m. 1984)
Parents, Siblings, Education and early life
Eddie Money comes from an Irish Catholic family. He was born on March 21, 1949, in Brooklyn, New York City. Money’s family was connected with law enforcement and he was destined to follow in their footsteps. After becoming a police officer, like his father, during the late 1960s, he began showing interest in music and eventually ended his law enforcement career for becoming a musician. Money traveled to Berkeley, California, and became a regular at area clubs, where he eventually got enough consideration to secure a recording contract with Columbia Records.
Eddie Money musical career
Under the legendary music promoter Graham’s managerial wing, Mahoney became Eddie Money and produced two hit singles in ‘Baby Hold On’ and ‘Two Tickets To Paradise’. Money was quickly followed by ‘Life For The Taking’ in 1978 and produced two more hits, ‘Rock And Roll The Place’ and ‘Maybe I’m A Fool’.
Further, Money continued his successes and took benefit of the MTV music video scene in the early 1980s with his comical narrative videos for “Shakin'” and “Think I’m in Love”. But his profession started to fail him after several broken releases in the mid-1980s, attended by his struggles with drug addiction.
Money’s commercial fortunes waned during the 90s. And his albums were ignored as Money’s audience’s tastes started to shift towards alternative rocks of that time.
WIfe, Daughter, marriage Life
Eddie Money Wife is Laurie Harris with whom he had five children. The couple was married for 30 years. Laurie has been an inspiration for him all through life. Eddie Money Daughter Jesse Money is a popular American actress and singer. Besides, Jesse has done a lot of stage shows and worked in the reality show Rock the Cradle 2008. His other four children are Zachary, Joseph, Julian, and Desmond.
Eddie Money’s net income
Money was a successful singer with more than 30 hits. Eddie Money Net Worth was $20 million at the time of his last breath.
Did Eddie Money Die?
Eddie Money Age at the time of his death was 70. Eddie Money Cause of Death was esophageal cancer which became severe in the year 2019. Eddie Money Death shocked and saddened his family, fans, friends, supporters, fellow celebrities and contemporaries as well as other people who worked with him in the past.