Know Julian Lennon’s Net Worth, Career, Early Life and More!

Know Julian Lennon’s Net Worth, Career, Early Life and More!

Julian Lennon Net Worth: $50 Million

Julian Lennon’s net worth is estimated to be in the millions of dollars.
Julian Lennon is a $50 million-plus British musician. Julian Lennon is best known as the son of John Lennon, a famous musician and member of the Beatles. Paul McCartney wrote “Hey Jude” to console Julian Lennon after he and his mother were abandoned by his father. Julian Lennon was also a source of inspiration for the songs “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” and “Good Night.” While Julian Lennon will always be known as the son of John Lennon, he has also proven to be a skilled musician in his own right. Julian Lennon also works as a producer in the film industry.

Julian Lennon performs father's 'Imagine' for first time

Net Worth: $50 Million
Date of Birth: Apr 8, 1963 (59 years old)
Gender: Male
Profession: Singer, Musician, Writer, Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Guitarist, Actor, Film Score Composer
Nationality: United Kingdom

On April 8th, 1963, in Liverpool, England, John Charles Julian Lennon was born. John Lennon’s first wife, Cynthia Powell, is his mother. Julian Lennon was a student at a boarding school in North Wales when he painted a starry watercolor picture that became the inspiration for the song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” His parents split when Lennon was only five years old. Cynthia returned home one day to find Yoko Ono in her house, dressed in her nightgown and sipping tea, after John Lennon had been openly unfaithful.

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Career in Music

Julian Lennon debuted on his father’s solo album Walls and Bridges when he was 11 years old. His first solo album, Valotte, was released in 1984. Julian won a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist for songs like “Too Late for Goodbyes.”

Julian’s follow-up album, The Secret Value of Daydreaming, was a flop. Julian worked with George Harrison, a former member of the Beatles, on the song “Saltwater,” which debuted on Julian’s album Help Yourself, in 1991. Photograph Smile and Everything Changes were his next two albums, respectively.

John Lennon's son performs 'Imagine' for the first time to show support for Ukraine


Julian Lennon has been featured in a number of documentaries on music. He also played the lead in the animated film David Copperfield. Julian Lennon’s credits as a producer include WhaleDreamers and Women of the White Buffalo.

Property Development

Julian Lennon paid anywhere between $1 and $2 million for a home in the Santa Monica mountains in 1988. The 13-inch thick concrete walls of the historic property were previously a World War II bunker. The bunker was refurbished and expanded to 4,000 square feet from its original 2,400 square foot size. It was much more than a run-down military installation when John Lennon bought it. This property is fit for a celebrity with a pool and several wide windows. The property’s summit location also offers breathtaking 360-degree views of the surrounding area.


After his father’s death, Julian Lennon’s fortune was a source of contention. Julian and his mother do not appear to have been a priority for John Lennon. Julian was left with almost nothing when Yoko Ono and her son, Sean, acquired the majority of the bequest. According to reports, Sean and Yoko Ono were each paid $200 million. Julian Lennon, on the other hand, was said to have received only $50,000 and $100 weekly royalties. To put this in context, John Lennon’s estate is now valued at around $800 million, with over $11 million in revenue in 2011.

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Julian was forced to endure a long and arduous court battle to reclaim what was properly his over the next few years. Sean and Julian were given a £100 million trust by John Lennon. Julian finally agreed to a settlement in 1996 for only $20 million. Julian signed a non-disclosure agreement, thus his exact number was never established. It’s possible that the real figure is far lower.

Julian Lennon received a share of his father’s recording rights as part of his inheritance. After striking a contract with Primary Wave Music Publishing in 2007, he sold his stake for an unknown sum 2007.