Grace Slick Net Worth

Grace Slick Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Grace Slick net worth is
$20 Million

Grace Slick Wiki Biography

Grace Slick was born on the 30th October 1939, as Grace Barnett Wing, in Highland Park, Chicago, Illinois USA, of Norwegian and Swedish ancestry. She is a musician, singer and songwriter, best known to the world for being a vocalist with the bands – Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship and Starship. She is also recognized as a visual artist and performer. Her career has been active since 1964.

Have you ever wondered how rich is Grace Slick? According to sources, it is estimated that the overall amount of Grace’s net worth is over $20 million, which has been accumulated through her career in the music industry. Another source is coming from her career as a visual artist.

Grace Slick Net Worth $20 Million

Grace Slick was raised in Palo Alto, California, and is the daughter of Ivan, a banker, and Virginia Barnet Wing, an actress and a singer. Grace attended Palo Alto Senior High School, before she transferred to the private Castilleja High School. She then became a student at the Finch College in New York, but attended only for a year before switching to the University of Miami, from which she graduated with a degree in Art. In August of 1961 Grace married Gerald “Jerry” Slick, and they moved to San Francisco, where she started working as a model, while Jerry composed music for short films. Along with her husband, Grace decided to form a band – The Great Society – in 1964, and her music career began. The band managed to release a single, “Someone To Love”, before they disbanded. Still, her net worth was established.

In 1966 Grace joined the Jefferson Airplane, as their original singer, Signe Toly Anderson quit the band to take care of her child. While with Jefferson Airplane, her net worth began to increase, and also her popularity grew to some degree. The band recorded six albums with Grace on vocals, before they disbanded, the first being “Surrealistic Pillow” (1967) which proved to be a great accomplishment as it was certified gold by the RIAA. Their next release was “After Bathing At Baxter’s” (1967), but it failed to reach the popularity of the previous release. The band disbanded in 1973, but before that they released five more albums, such as “Volunteers” (1969), “Bark” (1971), and “Long John Silver” (1972).

Grace and guitarist Paul Kantner then formed Jefferson Starship, with which she recorded quite prolifically until 1984, with their albums including “Dragon Fly” (1974), “Red Octopus” (1975), “Spitfire” (1976), “Earth” (1978), “Freedom At Point Zero” (1979), “Modern Times (1981)”, “Winds of Change” (1982), and “Nuclear Furniture” (1984). This period contributed significantly to Grace’s net worth.

In 1985 a new band named simply Starship was formed. In a way it was a follow up to the Jefferson Starship, but it was very different, as the musical style changed, and also the line-up. Grace recorded two albums with the band, before she quit in 1988, but in 1989 she returned and with Kanter recorded the reunion album, and embarked on a tour. However, she again left the band in 1989, but ever since then, she sometimes collaborates with Kantner and Starship while the band holds concerts in Los Angeles.

Besides her successful career as a band member, Grace Slick’s net worth has also increased thanks to her successful solo career; she has released four albums, such as “Manhole” (1974), “Dreams” (1980), and “Software” (1984).

Thanks to her accomplishment in rock’n’roll music, in 1999 Grace Slick was named one of the 100 greatest women of rock’n’roll by VH1; she has also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Jefferson Airplane in 1996.

After retirement, Grace Slick dedicated herself to visual arts, which firstly began as a hobby, but later progressed, and she became known for her portrayal of “Alice In Wonderland” in 2006, which eventually led to collaboration with Dark Horse Comic, Inc.

Regarding her personal life, Grace Slick has been married twice. Her first husband was Gerald “Jerry” Slick, and second was Skip Johnson. Grace has only one child – a daughter, named China Wing Kantner, with Paul Kantner, her ex-boyfriend. In the media she is known to have been addicted to drugs and alcohol, which lead to a few brushes with the law. Her residence is currently in Malibu, California.

Full NameGrace Slick
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 30, 1939
Place Of BirthHighland Park, Illinois, United States
Height5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Model, Visual Artist, Painter, Illustrator, Musician
EducationCastilleja School, Finch College, University of Miami, Palo Alto High School, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now, We Built This City, Sara
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseSkip Johnson, Jerry Slick, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now, We Built This City, Sara
ChildrenChina Kantner
ParentsVirginia Barnett, Ivan W. Wing, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now, We Built This City, Sara
SiblingsChris Wing
NicknamesGrace Barnett Wing , Slick, Grace , Jefferson Airplane , The Jefferson Airplane , Gracie Slick , The Acid Queen , The Chrome Nun
Music GroupsJefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, The Great Society
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
MoviesJefferson Starship: The Definitive Concert
1Shoulder-length brown hair
2Powerful supple contralto vocals
3Often wore costumes on stage
1[on the Altamont Free Concert] The vibes were bad. Something was very peculiar, not particularly bad, just peculiar. It was that kind of hazy, abrasive and unsure day. I had expected the loving vibes of Woodstock but that wasn't coming at me. This was a whole different thing.
2[on the Monterey Pop Festival] It was the first time many of the bands have met and saw each other perform, so we were all really marveling at each other. It was just one good group of people after another. And different kinds of music -- from Jimi Hendrix to Ravi Shankar, The Mamas and the Papas to The Who. They had a backstage area where there was food being served 24 hours a day, so everybody was wandering around meeting each other. I was just amazing.
3She's more even - [daughter China Kantner] - I think it jumps generations. You get a screwball in one, and then the next one is straight, then you get a screwball. My grandmother was goofy, my mother was straight.
4But we all do sort of the same thing and that's rearrange what you thought was real, and they remind you of the beauty of very simple things. You forget, because you're so busy going from A to Z, that there's 24 letters in between.
5I was appalled that the San Francisco ethic didn't mushroom and envelope the whole world into this loving community of acid freaks. I was very naive.
6You can do jazz, classical, blues, opera, country until you're 50, but rap and rock-and-roll are really a way for young people to get that anger out. It's silly to perform a song that has no relevance to the present to express feelings that you no longer have.
7I don't miss anything about the 1960s, not really. I did it. It's like asking, "Do you miss the fourth grade?". I loved the fourth grade when I was in it, but I don't want to do it again.
8[late 1960s] We are the people that our parents warned us about.
9Prancing around on stage is not the entire purpose of my life.
10[August 16, 1969, upon walking out on stage at Woodstock] Alright friends, you have seen the heavy groups, now you will see morning maniac music. Believe me, yeah. It's a new dawn. Good morning, people!
1Has English, Norwegian and Swedish ancestry.
2Her distinctive vocal style and striking stage presence exerted influence on other female performers including Stevie Nicks and Patti Smith.
3Along with Janis Joplin, she was one of the first female rock stars and an important figure in the directed change of rock music in the late 1960s.
4Is an accomplished artist (painting, drawing, sketching, sculpting and scratch board etching).
5Sang lead and played guitar, bass, recorder, piano and organ for her first band The Great Society.
6Attended Finch College in New York City and the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.
7Interests include art, philosophy, spirituality, sewing and writing.
8Retired from the music business and has pursued a career as an artist.
9Attended and graduated from Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, California (1958).
10Was given the nickname "The Chrome Nun" by David Crosby. In fact, her nickname was used as part of the title of an album she made as a side project outside of Jefferson Airplane with bandmates Paul Kantner and David Freiberg entitled "Baron Von Tollbooth and the Chrome Nun".
11She gave birth to her daughter China Kantner on January 25, 1971 in San Francisco. Contrary to popular belief, Slick never seriously intended to name her "God" or "god" with a lower-case g, she said this jokingly to a religious delivery room nurse as she was filling out the birth certificate.
12Her middle name, Barnett, was also her mother's maiden name.
13Has a younger brother named Chris, born September 1949.
14Was good friends with Janis Joplin.
15Listens to music from the 1960s and 1970s, classic jazz and Spanish music.
16Wrote in her book that she wakes up at 4:30 every morning.
17Has been writing songs, stories, poems and free verse since childhood.
18Has an affinity for all things Eastern and Spanish. Since she loves Spanish things so much, she feels she must have spent many lives in Spain, or in Southern California while it was under Spanish rule.
19Had a long-term relationship with Jefferson Airplane bandmate Paul Kantner.
20Her favorite bands are The Rolling Stones and Gipsy Kings.
21Her favorite books are "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass".
22Aside from singing with Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship, she also sometimes played piano, keyboards, flute and recorder for the bands.
23The character Frankie Hart in American Pop (1981) was based partially on her and partially on her good friend Janis Joplin.
24Her song with Jefferson Starship, "We Built This City" was #1 on VH1 and Blender magazine's "50 Most Awesomely Bad Songs...Ever".
25Ranked #20 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
26She once revealed that she, along with Yippie leader Abbie Hoffman, once tried to attend a White House tea for graduates of Finch College, where Tricia Nixon once attended. While at the tea, Slick intended to sneak up next to President Richard Nixon and spike his tea with LSD. The secret service recognized them and escorted them off the grounds before the attempt could be made.
27Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 (as a member of Jefferson Airplane).
28She was the lead singer for the rock groups Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.


Stranger Things2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Moonwalkers2015writer: "White Rabbit"
Pawn Sacrifice2014writer: "White Rabbit"
American Hustle2013writer: "White Rabbit" - as Grace Wing Slick
Fringe2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brows Held High2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sucker Punch2011writer: "WHITE RABBIT"
Pastewka2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Singularity Is Near2010Documentary writer: "White Rabbit"
Once I Was2010writer: "White Rabbit"
Transylmania2009writer: "White Rabbit"
American Dad!2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Warehouse 132009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Reaper2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brooklyn's Finest2009writer: "White Rabbit" 1967
The Simpsons1998-2008TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Resident Evil: Extinction2007writer: "White Rabbit"
Supernatural2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ha-Shminiya2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stoned2005writer: "White Rabbit"
C.R.A.Z.Y.2005writer: "White Rabbit"
Where the Truth Lies2005writer: "White Rabbit" 1966
Independent Lens2004TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Cold Case2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Scrubs2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Breakfast with Hunter2003Documentary writer: "White Rabbit"
Red Faction II2002Video Game writer: "WHITE RABBIT"
Wo men hai pa2002writer: "White Rabbit" - uncredited
A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon'2001Video documentary writer: "White Rabbit"
America's Sweethearts2001writer: "White Rabbit"
Circuit2001writer: "White Rabbit"
Ram Dass, Fierce Grace2001Documentary "White Rabbit"
Ballykissangel2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Victoria Died in 1901 and Is Still Alive Today2001TV Movie documentary writer: "White Rabbit" - uncredited
Fortier2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Futurama1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sopranos1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hideous Kinky1998writer: "Somebody To Love"
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas1998writer: "White Rabbit"
The Game1997writer: "White Rabbit"
Daria1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Crow: City of Angels1996performer: "Knock Me Out" / writer: "Knock Me Out"
3rd Rock from the Sun1996TV Series writer - 1 episode
The History of Rock 'n' Roll1995TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Quantum Leap1992TV Series writer - 1 episode
Flashback1990"White Rabbit"
Miami Vice1987TV Series writer - 1 episode
Women in Rock1986Video documentary writer: "White Rabbit" - uncredited
Platoon1986writer: "WHITE RABBIT"
Penn & Teller Go Public1985TV Short lyrics: "Magician" 1984 - uncredited
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style1983Video documentary writer: "White Rabbit" - uncredited
Purple Haze1982writer: "White Rabbit"
Getting Wasted1980writer: "White Rabbit"
Coming Home1978writer: "White Rabbit" 1967
Sesame Street1969-1973TV Series performer - 5 episodes
Go Ask Alice1973TV Movie lyrics: "White Rabbit" / music: "White Rabbit"
Stamping Ground1971Documentary writer: "White Rabbit"


Rock & Roll Moments IV2004TV Movie
Witchblade2002TV SeriesThe Witchblade Voice
Rock & Roll Moments III2002TV Movie
Rock & Roll Moments II2001TV Movie
Jackie's Back!1999TV MovieGrace Slick
Rock & Roll Moments1998TV Movie
Sesame Street1969-1991TV SeriesSinger 'Jazz #2' / Singer 'Jazz #6' / Singer 'Jazz #4' / ...
People Are Talking with Ann Fraser and Ross McGowan1978TV SeriesGuest


The Slick White Rabbit2005song "White Rabbit"


Fly Jefferson Airplane2004Video

Music Department

Ram Dass, Fierce Grace2001Documentary composer: additional music


Ram Dass, Fierce Grace2001Documentary special thanks


The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Jefferson Airplane
When Albums Ruled the World2013TV Movie documentaryHerself - Jefferson Airplane
Airplay: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio2008DocumentaryHerself
Fly Jefferson Airplane2004VideoHerself
Rock Gardens2003TV SpecialHerself
White Rabbit: Grace Slick2002Herself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Politically Incorrect2001TV SeriesHerself
Turn Ben Stein On1999TV SeriesHerself
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHerself
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHerself
The History of Rock 'n' Roll1995TV Series documentaryHerself
Woodstock Diary1994TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Jefferson Airplane)
Great Books1994TV Series documentaryHerself
The Howard Stern Interview1993TV SeriesHerself
The Doors: Live in Europe 19681991Video documentaryHerself (Host)
Live with Kelly and Michael1990TV SeriesHerself
The Marsha Warfield Show1990TV SeriesHerself
Legendary Ladies of Rock & Roll1988TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Rolling Stone Presents Twenty Years of Rock & Roll1987TV Movie documentaryHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1984-1987TV SeriesHerself
The Return of Bruno1987TV MovieHerself
Women in Rock1986Video documentaryHerself (Jefferson Airplane)
The 13th Annual American Music Awards1986TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Solid Gold1986TV SeriesHerself
New American Bandstand 19651967-1984TV SeriesHerself
Super Night of Rock 'n' Roll1984TV MovieHerself
The 11th Annual American Music Awards1984TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style1983Video documentaryHerself
The 10th Annual American Music Awards1983TV SpecialHerself
Fridays1981TV SeriesHerself
The 8th Annual American Music Awards1981TV SpecialHerself
America's Top 101980TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1980TV SeriesHerself - Vocalist
Fillmore1972DocumentaryPerformers (as The Jefferson Airplane)
Stamping Ground1971DocumentaryHerself (as Jefferson Airplane)
1 P.M.1971DocumentaryHerself (as Jefferson Airplane)
San Francisco Rock: A Night at the Family Dog1970TV Movie documentaryHerself - Jefferson Airplane
Gimme Shelter1970DocumentaryHerself (as Jefferson Airplane)
Monterey Pop1968DocumentaryPerformer, with Jefferson Airplane
NBC Experiment in Television1968TV SeriesHerself
The O'Keefe Centre Presents: The Rock Scene - Like It Is!1967TV MovieHerself - Jefferson Airplane Singer

Archive Footage

Girl in a Band2015TV Movie documentaryHerself
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV SeriesHerself
Woodstock: Now & Then2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson2008DocumentaryHerself
American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration2002TV MovieHerself
Crosby, Stills & Nash: Long Time Comin'1990Video documentaryHerself

Nominated Awards

2014OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Music, Adapted SongAmerican Hustle (2013)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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