Neil Diamond

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Singer/ Song writer/Actor (1941)
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Relationship Timeline Of Neil Diamond

Wife : Katie McNeil
Ex-wife : Marcia Murphey
Ex-wife : Jaye Posner

Neil Diamond, whose real name is Neil Leslie Diamond, is an American singer, songwriter, and actor who has sold over 100 million records worldwide. His excellent performances captured the hearts of millions of people.

Neil Diamond was born on January 24, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York, to Akiva Diamond and Rose Diamond. He is from a Jewish family with Russian and Polish ancestors. His father is a dry goods dealer who has served in the army on several occasions. Moreover, he has a sister, Jesse Diamond.

Neil Diamond Married Three Times To Date

Neil Diamond intimate three times till now like Lauren Holly. He tied the knot with his high-school girlfriend, Jayne Posner ( a former school teacher), for the first time. The pair took their connection to the next level (as husband and wife) in 1963 after sharing some years of romance.

Neil Diamond got divorced from first wife in 1969.
Neil Diamond with his first ex-wife, Jayne Posner.
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For the next few years, the high-school sweethearts had a healthy relationship. But sadly, in 1963, the pair separated, and in 1969, they got divorced legally. Neil's extramarital affairs with his second ex-wife are said to be the reason for the breakup.

After a few months of divorce from his first spouse, the Grammy Award winner again got hitched to a production assistant, Marcia Murphey, on December 5, 1969: met in Brisbane, Australia, for the first time. Neil's second marriage, like his first, ended in 1995 after 25 years of marriage.

The divorce between Murphey and Diamond is one of the most expensive divorces. The Sweet Caroline singer gave up $150 million which is half of his estate. Neil later said she was worth every penny. 

Neil Diamond's Third And Last Marriage

Neil Diamond found love again in Katie McNeil after failing in two previous relationships. He announced his engagement with Katie on September 7, 2011, via Twitter. 

After a year of ring ceremony, the lovebirds exchanged marriage vows on April 21, 2012, in Los Angeles in front of their family and friends. Since then, the duo is living a blissful married life in Beverly Hills. The pair have not shared kids yet. 

Neil Diamond is a Proud Father of Four Kids

Neil Diamond has a total of four children from his two marriages. With his first wife, Jayne Posner, he shared two lovely daughters: Marjorie Diamond and Elyn Diamond, whose date of birth is still under wraps.

Neil Diamond has four children.
Neil Diamond with his daughter, Marjorie Diamond.
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In addition to his daughter, the American singer has two lovely sons with his second ex-wife, Marcia Murphey. His son's name is Jesse Michael Diamond ( born in April 1970) and Micah Diamond (born on February 14, 1978). Jesse is a photographer by profession, whereas Micah is Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer at Eyeist, LLC.

How much Networth does Neil Diamond Gather?

Neil Diamond is one of the most successful singers and songwriters of all time. He has an astonishing net worth of $200 Million from his career, similar to American Entrepreneur Jared Pobre's net worth. 

Golden Globe Award winner's greatest hit songs are Sweet Caroline, Song Sung Blue, America, Cracking Rosie, I am... I said, Solitary Man, You Don't Bring Me Flowers, and so on. He is also the owner of the $7.25 million mansions in the ultra-exclusive neighborhood of Blue Whale Estates which includes five rooms, a spa, a patio, and an infinity pool.

Neil Diamond is a famous singer, song writer and actor.
Neil Diamond holds a net worth of $200 million.
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Diamond announced in January 2018 that he would be retiring from life touring immediately due to his Parkinson's disease. He subsequently clarified that he was not retiring from music entirely and would continue writing, recording, and creating new projects.

Education Background

Neil Diamond went to Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn before enrolling at Abraham Lincoln High School. New York University granted a fencing scholarship to Neil. He was a pre-medical student at the time.

Sunbeam Music Publishing gave Diamond a job when he was in his final year. He then took it and dropped out of college.

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