Dusty Hill Biography
Dusty Hill was an American singer, songwriter, and musician who was well known for being the bassist and secondary lead vocalist of the American rock group ZZ Top in addition to playing with the band the keyboard.
He was a musician since May 19, 1949, and in 2004, he became part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of ZZ Top. Dallas, Texas was his native home and he attended the Woodrow Wilson High School (Dallas) where he played the cello.
He played the Dallas-Fort Worth-Houston circuit from 1966 to 1968. In addition, he became part of The Zombies in 1969, with Beard which was a fake version of the British band. Furthermore, he was always a secondary lead vocalist and would play bass and keyboards in the band.
Some of his on-screen appearances are; Deadwood, WWE Raw, Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme, Back to the Future Part III, and in the eleventh season episode of King of the Hill, he appeared as himself as Hank Hill is said to be Dusty’s cousin. Furthermore, he has also made appearances on The Drew Carey Show as himself.
Dusty Hill Net Worth
Hill had an estimated net worth of about $10 Million – $ 20Million which he had earned through his career as a musician and songwriter.
Dusty Hill Salary
Hill earned a salary of about $500,000-$1M,000.
Dusty Hill Age
He was born on May 19, 1949, in Dallas, Texas in the United States. He celebrated his birthday on the 19th of May every year and he was 73 years old as of 2022.
Dusty Hill Height and Weight
Hill stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Dusty Hill Family
Hill’s father is known as Ernest Hill Myrl Hill. He has a brother who is known as Rocky Hill and he is also a musician.
Dusty Hill Wife and Children
Hill is married to Charleen McCrory. The couple tied the knot in 2002, and together the couple is parents to a son and daughter who they named Corey and Lindsey who are from his previous marriage.
Dusty Hill Death and Diagnosis
In the year 2000, Hill was diagnosed with Hepatitis C and as a result, ZZ Top canceled their European tour, and later in 2002, he returned back to work. Hill passed on in his home in Houston, Texas, in the United States on July 28, 2021, at the age of 72 while he was asleep. his ZZ Top bandmates Frank Beard and Billy Gibbons.
Dusty Hill Social Media Platform
Hill is very active on his Facebook page and he has 3k followers on Facebook.