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Danny Weinkauf Net Worth

Danny Weinkauf Net Worth is
$20 Million

Danny Weinkauf Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Danny Weinkauf(born December 4, 1963) is a Grammy-winning New York-based musician and composer. He is currently a member of the backing band for They Might Be Giants (TMBG). Playing bass guitar, he has recorded and toured with the band since the late 1990s. Weinkauf had previously performed in a band called Lincoln along with TMBG's guitarist Dan Miller and drummer Gonzalo Martinez De La Cotera. He has written three songs for TMBG, all for their children's albums. Weinkauf wrote and sang "Where Do They Make Balloons?" on the children's album No!, "Number Two" from Here Come The 123s, and "I Am a Paleontologist" from Here Comes Science. He also played bass alongside bandmate John Flansburgh for his solo project Mono Puff, in addition to providing additional bass on John Linnell's State Songs album.Weinkauf got his start in music in the New York City-based band The Belltower. The band also featured Jody Porter (Fountains of Wayne), Britta Phillips (Luna - Dean and Britta), and Peter McNeil (Cake). He later played bass on Fountains of Wayne's 1996 debut album. WeinKauf has also played on albums by David Mead, Stephen Fretwell, CandyButchers, and The Davenports, among other musical acts. He and Brian Speiser produced Common Rotation's 2003 Album The Big Fear and can be found in two videos of studio footage on their website. He produced the album The Way We Found It for artist Syd. He has also written and produced over 300 tracks of music for television, commercials, and movies. Credits include: Sex and the City, Malcolm in the Middle, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Jon and Kate plus 8, ABC Wide world of Sports, HBO, CBS Sports, ESPN, Resident Life, History Channel, MTV, Food Network, A&E, Mercedes Benz, Saturn, Burger King, McDonald's, Dunkin Donuts, Radio Shack, Big Brother/Sisters, Elmer's Glue, Kohls, and many others. In 2011, Weinkauf started Red Pants Music which is a website representing his commercial, television, and film composition work. In 2014, Weinkauf signed with Idlewild records as a solo children's music artist and released No School Today. No School Today featured 16 tunes penned by Weinkauf with lyrics co-written on 3 songs. Weinkauf produced and played all the instruments on the album and featured his wife and 2 children as well as children's music superstar Laurie Berkner and Vloggbrother Hank green on vocals. Weinkauf released videos for several of the album's songs. The album's first single "Champion of the Spelling Bee" went to #1 on Sirius XM Kids Place Live and featured Weinkauf's 12 yr old son Kai on lead vocals. His songs "The Moon is made of Cheese"(#5) and "Cast My Vote" also were featured in heavy rotation at Kids Place live. In October of 2014 Weinkauf released his first holiday single called "Wonderful Christmas Day" as a digital release on Idlewild records.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of Birth1963-12-04
ProfessionMusic Department

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
JoJoHead2016TV Series 14 episodes
Krusing America2014TV Series main title composer - 6 episodes
Life of Mom with Johanna Stein2013Video short

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
PogieJoe2014TV Series song by - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Chris Gethard Show2016TV SeriesHimself
Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)2002DocumentaryHimself (Bass) (as Danny Weinkauf)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2009DFCS AwardDenver Film Critics SocietyBest Original SongCoraline (2009)

Known for movies


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