Bob Dylan on stage
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Bob Dylan is an American singer and songwriter. He secured his first record deal in 1961 after gaining fame as a folk singer. His most recent studio albums includes Together Through Life (2009), Tempest (2012), Shadows in the Night (2015), and Fallen Angels (2016).

Dylan has received an array of honors and recognitions: Grammy, Academy Award, Golden Globe awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom from former President Barack Obama in 2012, and the Nobel Prize for Literature.


  • Full name: Robert Dylan
  • Born: May 24, 1941
  • Height: 5′ 7″
  • Spouses: Carolyn Dennis (1986–1992), Sara Dylan (1965–1977)
  • Children: Jakob Dylan, Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan, Sam Dylan, Jesse Dylan, Maria Dylan, Anna Dylan
  • Net worth: $375 million
  • Genre: Rock, country

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