Desmond Dekker Net Worth

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Desmond Dekker Net Worth is
$20 Million

Mini Biography

Desmond Dekker was created on July 16, 1941 in Kingston, Jamaica seeing that Desmond Adolphus Dacres. He passed away on, may 24, 2006 in Thornton Heath, London, Britain.

Known for movies

1Sometimes I'd hear things on other people's records and I say I wanted it on my records, but Leslie Kong said, no, it wasn't right and that it wasn't my style.
2Then my mother was taken ill and died and my father took me to St. Mary's.
3I don't write about the same thing every time, everyday, different things are happening out there and if you take the time to look around, you can see that, then you can put it all together and tell the story.
4I like to write songs about what's happening, what I see around me and what I hear. Everyday life. Someone may be talking to me and I may take it from that.
5The Four Aces asked me if I'd like to sing with them as they didn't really have a lead singer.
6One day, I went to buy something for my dad at the shops, and I heard a song by Nat King Cole called 'Stardust Melody.' It was like I went into a trance or something. I forgot all about my dad sending me to the shop. When I got home, I explained to him what happened. I thought I was going to get a whipping, but he understood.
7I like to write songs about what's happening, what I see around me and what I hear.
8Things will get better if you just hold out long enough.
9Recently, I've been working on a new album of material, which should be out in the new Millennium. I'm not sure which song will be put out as a single, but I'm still hoping to get another record in the charts.
10So, after school, I needed to learn a trade and started to work as a tailor.
11I was born in St. Andrew's and raised in Kingston then I attended the Alpha Boy's school.


I Am Bolt2016performer: "007 Shanty Town" / writer: "007 Shanty Town"
The StrainTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Pirates! Band of Misfits2012performer: "You Can Get It If You Really Want"
De vrais mensonges2010performer: "Shanty Town 007" / writer: "Shanty Town 007" - as D. Dekker
This Is England '862010TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Made in Dagenham2010performer: "Israelites", "You Can Get It If You Really Want" / writer: "Israelites" - as Dekker
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony2009Video Game performer: "007 Shanty Town" / writer: "007 Shanty Town"
The Rebound2009performer: "Israelites" / writer: "Israelites"
Cass2008performer: "The Israelites" / writer: "The Israelites"
Forgetting Sarah Marshall2008performer: "Intensified '68 Music Like Dirt", "Too Much Too Soon" / writer: "Intensified '68 Music Like Dirt", "Too Much Too Soon"
Fool's Gold2008/Iperformer: "You Can Get It If You Really Want"
Idiocracy2006performer: "Baby Come Back" 1978
El año de la garrapata2004"THE ISRAELITES"
Club Dread2004performer: "King of Ska" / writer: "King of Ska" - as Desmond Dacres
EastEnders2001TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Match1999performer: "You Can Get It If You Really Want"
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?1999performer: "Shantytown 007" / writer: "Shantytown 007"
A Walk on the Moon1999performer: "Israelites" 1968 / writer: "Israelites" 1968
Alles nur Tarnung1996performer: "You Can Get It If You Really Want"
Different for Girls1996performer: "It Mek" / writer: "It Mek"
Baywatch1994TV Series performer - 1 episode
Miami Blues1990performer: "THE ISRAELITES" / writer: "THE ISRAELITES"
Drugstore Cowboy1989performer: "The Israelites" / writer: "The Israelites"
Scandal1989writer: "Honour Your Mother and Father" - uncredited
Remembrance1982writer: "Come Back to Me" - as Desmond Dacres
Dance Craze1981Documentary writer: "007 Shanty Town" - uncredited
Side by Side1975performer: "Israelites" / writer: "Israelites"
If Mother Could See Me Now1974performer: "007 Shantytown" - uncredited / writer: "007 Shantytown" - uncredited
The Harder They Come1972performer: "Shanty Town" / writer: "Shanty Town"


The Harder They Come1972


The Clive James Show1998TV SeriesHimself
Un dia és un dia1990TV SeriesHimself
Musikladen1980TV Series
Side by Side1975Himself
The Golden Shot1969-1971TV SeriesHimself / Himself - & the Aces
Review1971TV Series documentaryHimself
4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet1969-1970TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Top of the Pops1970TV SeriesHimself
Tienerklanken1970TV SeriesHimself / Singer

Archive Footage

Oh! You Pretty Things: The Story of British Music and Fashion2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music2002TV Series documentaryHimself


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