Wayne Newton is a singer and entertainer based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wayne Newton is known by the nicknames The Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas and Mr. Entertainment. His well known songs include 1972’s “Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast” (his biggest hit, peaking at No. 4 on the Billboard chart), “Years” (1980), and his vocal version of “Red Roses for a Blue Lady” (1965).
Wayne Newton is best known for his signature song, “Danke Schoen” (1963), which was notably used in the score for “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (1986).
On Monday, December 17, 2012, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Bruce Markell approved the sale of Wayne Newton’s estate, Casa de Shenandoah, to be listed for sale by Nathan and Associates, a Las Vegas brokerage firm. Bankruptcy papers placed the value of the property at $50,800,000.
On February 22nd, 2013, Wayne Newton’s “Casa de Shenandoah” 40-acre ranch was padlocked and “for sale” signs were erected.
How Wayne Newton Made His Money – Singer
Estimated Net Worth: $105 Million
Birthday: April 3, 1942
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