We like to talk about people who inspire us now and then, primarily people who motivate you to be the best version of yourself. There are people worldwide that raise our expectations and demonstrate that everything is possible if we work hard and put in our total effort.
Likewise, Adam Fredric Duritz is one of those inspirational people.
|Full name||Adam Fredric Duritz|
|Birthday||August 1, 1964|
|Age||59 years old|
|Place of birth||Baltimore, Maryland|
Head-Royce School in Oakland, California.
University of California, Berkeley.
The American singer, musician, and songwriter was born on August 1, 1964, to Gilbert and Linda Duritz in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Nicole, his younger sister, is his only sibling.
Additionally, both of his parents are renowned physicians.
Talking about his educational background, he completed his primary school education at Taft School and then obtained a graduate degree from Oakland’s Head-Royce School.
Adam Duritz stands at 6 feet tall or 183 cm. Moreover, Duritz has black hair that complements his black eyes beautifully.
Family and personal life
Similarly, he was in a relationship with actress Emmy Rossum in 2009. However, the couple separated in September 2010.
Duritz is an American songwriter, musician, film producer, and record producer. Similarly, he is known for being the founder, principal composer, vocalist, and frontman for Counting Crows’ rock band.
Additionally, Duritz began his musical career in the San Francisco Bay Area with bands such as the Mod-L Society and Sordid Humor. Furthermore, Duritz and Bryson founded the music group ‘The Himalayans’ in 1990.
During this time, he wrote his famous work “Round Here.” Moreover, he collaborated with The Wallflowers, a rock band with Jakob Dylan, on Bringing Down the Horse.
He afterward became involved with the ‘Counting Crows.’
Duritz co-founded the band E Pluribus Unum in 1997 and Tyrannosaurus Records in 2007. Nevertheless, he also served as an executive producer on Hollywood films such as ‘The Locusts and ‘Burn.’
Similarly, in 2009, he also participated in the famous documentary film ‘Farce of the Penguins.’
|Album names (Released year)||Songs List|
|August and Everything After (1993)||Round Here|
Perfect Blue Buildings
Time and Time Again
Raining in Baltimore
A Murder of One
|Recovering the Satellites (1996)||Catapult|
Angels of the Silences
I’m Not Sleeping
Children in Bloom
Have You Seen Me Lately?
Another Horsedreamer’s Blues
Recovering the Satellites
A Long December
|This Desert Life (1999)||Hangingaround|
Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby
Amy Hit the Atmosphere
All My Friends
I Wish I Was a Girl
St. Robinson in His Cadillac Dream
Kid Things (hidden track)
|Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings (2008)||1492|
Cowboys Washington Square
On Almost Any Sunday Morning
When I Dream of Michelangelo
Anyone But You
You Can’t Count on Me
Le Ballet D’or
On a Tuesday in Amsterdam Long Ago
Wennen aan September
|Underwater Sunshine (2012)||Untitled (Love Song)|
Meet on the Ledge
Like Teenage Gravity
|Somewhere Under Wonderland (2014)||Palisades Park|
God of Ocean Tides
Elvis Went to Hollywood
Cover Up the Sun
John Appleseed’s Lament
|Butter Miracle (2021)||The Tall Grass|
Angel of 14th Street
Bobby and the Rat-Kings
|Lennon or McCartney (2014)||Kate Mara, Adam Lambert, Adam Levine||Matt Schichter|
|Freeloaders (2012)||Clifton Collins Jr., Josh Lawson, Kevin Sussman, Adam Duritz.||Dan Rosen|
|Farce of the Penguins (2007)||Samuel L. Jackson, Bob Saget, Lewis Black, Tracy Morgan||Bob Saget|
|Burn 1998||Randall Slavin, David Hayter||Scott Storm|
|The Locusts (1997)||Vince Vaughn, Jeremy Davies, Kate Capshaw, Paul Rudd, and Ashley Judd||John Patrick Kelley|
|Clueless (1995)||Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, and Paul Rudd||Amy Heckerling|
|Een Manier om Thuis te Komen – Umoja Live (2007)||Norman Bonik, Cristina Branco , Adam Duritz,||Chiem van Houweninge Jr., Peter Slager|
Awards and nominations:
|Academy Awards, USA ||Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song (2005)||Nominee|
|BMI Film & TV Awards||Most Performed Song from a Film for Shrek 2 (2004)||Won|
|Critics Choice Award||Best Song for Shrek 2 (2004)||Nominee|
|Golden Globes||Best Original Song – Motion Picture for Shrek 2 (2004)||Nominee|
|Grammy Awards||Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal (1995)Best New Artist (1995)Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television, Or Other Visual MediaShrek 2 (2004)||Nominee|
|International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)||Best Original Song- Shrek 2 (2004)||Nominee|
|Online Film & Television Association||Best Original Song- Shrek 2 (2004)||Nominee|
|World Soundtrack Awards||Best Original Song Written for Film- Shrek 2 (2004)||Nominee|
Salary and net worth
The net worth of Adam Duritz is still an exciting topic for many of us. However, given his status as a private individual, it is difficult to determine his exact details, particularly money and value.
The net worth is estimated to be around USD 70 million by 2021. The amount Adam Duritz collected is all because of his hard work and dedication to his work.
Similarly, he also runs and manages several other businesses adding to his massive estimated net worth.
Adam Duritz is quite active on social media. He also said that social media changed and impacted his personal and professional life as well.
Some of the links to his social media are:
Instagram: 101 thousand people follow him on his Instagram account. However, he only follows 267 people on his account. https://www.instagram.com/countingcrows/
Twitter: He has 1 million followers on his Twitter account. Similarly, altogether he has made 12.2 thousand tweets till now. https://twitter.com/CountingCrows