Robbie Robertson, a talented guitarist, songwriter, and singer, who led the Canadian-American ensemble known as the Band to recognition in the rock music scene of the 1970s, died at the age of 80 on Wednesday. He was well known for working with Bob Dylan and Martin Scorsese.

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Cause of death-

As confirmed in a statement from his management, Robertson was suffering from a long illness and died because of it.


The gifted guitarist was born on July 5, 1943. He died at the age of 80 in Los Angeles.


Robertson made a huge change in his personal life in March 2022 when he announced his engagement to Janet Zuccarini, a businesswoman, chef, and judge on Top Chef Canada. Before becoming engaged, the pair had been dating for four years.

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Net worth-

As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, Robbie Robertson has an estimated all-time net worth of around $50 million.


Jaime Royal “Robbie” Robertson OC was a well-known musician from Canada. His work as the Band’s lead guitarist and songwriter, as well as his solo music projects, were his most notable accomplishments.

The Band’s contributions by Robertson were crucial in establishing the Americana music genre. Both the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Canadian Music Hall of Fame inducted him as a member of the Band in recognition of his achievements. In addition, he received recognition for his individual accomplishments as well as those of the Band by being inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame.

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Little Caesar and the Consuls, a group started in 1956 by pianist/vocalist Bruce Morshead and guitarist Gene MacLellan, was Robertson’s first journey into the world of bands. Robertson contributed to live performances of well-known contemporary songs at local teenage dance events while staying with the group for almost a year.

Then, his path brought him to stand with Ronnie Hawkins. Robertson’s path crossed with theirs after the Suedes’ engagement as the opening act for the Arkansas rockabilly group Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks. Robertson joined the Hawks’ road crew when Hawkins saw his ability and hired him.