Doc Watson Net Worth

Doc Watson Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Arthel Lane Watson net worth is
$3 Million

Arthel Lane Watson Wiki Biography

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Watson's flatpicking skills and knowledge of traditional American music are highly regarded. He performed with his son, guitarist Merle Watson, for over 15 years until Merle's death in 1985 in an accident on the family farm.

Full NameDoc Watson
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 3, 1923
Place Of BirthDeep Gap, North Carolina, USA
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actor, Music Department
EducationAppalachian State University
SpouseRosa Lee Carlton
ChildrenMerle Watson, Nancy Watson, Deep River Blues, Sitting on Top of the World, Shady Grove
ParentsGeneral Dixon Watson, Annie Greene, Deep River Blues, Sitting on Top of the World, Shady Grove
SiblingsDavid Watson
AwardsGrammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Hall of Fame, National Medal of Arts, Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album, Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording, Deep River Blues, Sitting on Top of the World, Shady Grove
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals
MoviesThe Three Pickers, Doc Watson & David Grisman: In Concert, Doc Watson: Rare Performances 1963-1981, Traditional Music Classics, Legends of Flatpicking Guitar, Doc & Merle Watson in Concert, Legends of Traditional Fingerstyle Guitar, Stanley Brothers and Doc Watson: Rainbow Quest, Merlefest Live: 15t...
1Watson picked up the nickname "Doc" at the suggestion of an audience member at a radio broadcast when he was in his teens.
2He was awarded the National Medal of the Arts in 1997 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C.
3He is a bluegrass guitarist and musician.
4Father of Merle Watson.


Preacher2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Guitar Man2015/IDocumentary writer: "Call of the Road"
Infinitely Polar Bear2014lyrics: "Your Long Journey" / music: "Your Long Journey"
Passion & Poetry: Sam's Trucker Movie2013Documentary performer: "Keep on the Sunny Side of Life"
The Guilt Trip2012performer: "Down Yonder" / writer: "Down Yonder"
Walk on Boy2012Short performer: "Walk on Boy"
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Independent Lens2006TV Series documentary arranger - 1 episode
Chrystal2004arranger: "COO COO BIRD" / performer: "COO COO BIRD"
Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus2003Documentary performer: "Coo Coo Bird"
The Grave1996arranger: "My Little Woman, Youre So Sweet"
Nothing But Trouble1991performer: "Wabash Cannonball"
Convoy1978performer: "Keep on the Sunny Side"


The Cooler2003Morrie
Disco Godfather1979District Councilman

Music Department

Operation Repo: The Movie2009composer: theme music


The Porchlight Sessions2016Documentary
Primal Twang: The Legacy of the Guitar2009Video documentaryHimself
Great Performances2003TV SeriesHimself - Guitar and Vocals
Earl Scruggs: The Bluegrass Legend - Family & Friends1972TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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