11 Interesting Facts About Bruce Springsteen

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#1- Bruce Springsteen was born on September 23, 1949, in New Jersey, U.S. His real name is Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen.

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#2- Bruce released 21 studio albums during his musical career. He also nicknamed as "The Boss."

#3- In 1965, Bruce saw "the Beatles'" TV appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. He got highly inspired from them & bought his 1st guitar for $18.95.

#4- Springsteen's first studio album, "Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J." was released on January 5, 1973, by Columbia Records.

#5- His third studio album, "Born to Run," was released in 1975 and reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 200 album chart.

#6- Bruce is also one of the world's best-selling music artists, with more than 140 million records sold globally.

#7- In 1999, Bruce was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and also into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

#8- In 2016, Bruce also got the "Presidential Medal of Freedom" from President Barack Obama.

#9- Springsteen's seventh album, "Born in the U.S.A.," became his best-selling album of all time with 30 million copies sold worldwide.

#10- Springsteen released his autobiography, "Born to Run" on 27 September 2016. Which is also narrated by him in the audiobook.

#11- In his career, Bruce won 20 Grammy Awards, 2 Golden Globes, and an Academy Award. He has a networth of $81 million.

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