More Country Stars That Struck Gold

Eddie Rabbitt

Net Worth: $3 million Venture: Days of Our Lives. Rock and country musician Eddie Rabbit was born in Brooklyn and began his musical career after watching his father, a successful accordionist and fiddle-player, and becoming motivated to achieve and surpass his level of musical success. Rabbit began his musical career writing songs for various country stars, including Kentucky Rain for Elvis and Ronnie Milsap’s hit, “Pure Love,” in 1974. When Eddie Rabbit went into singing on his own, he was instantly recognized for having a unique style of country that mixed country and rock. The singer also acted in the famous soap operas Days of Our Lives and All My Children.ADVERTISEMENT
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Rabbit passed away in 1998 due to a long battle against cancer, but the news was not published until after his burial at the request of his family. His most successful songs to date are “Suspicions,” “I Love a Rainy Night,” and “Kentucky Rain”. Eddie Rabbit was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1998, the same year of his passing.