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Cynthia Weil Died at 82! What was Her Net Worth in 2023? Details on Her Husband and Daughter

Cynthia Weil Died at 82! What was Her Net Worth in 2023? Details on Her Husband and Daughter

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An American songwriter, Cynthia Weil was in the media spotlight because she wrote lyrics for popular singers like Peabo Bryson, James Ingram, and Lionel Richie. Cynthia wrote songs like “If Ever You’re In My Arms Again, Here You Come Again, He’s So Shy, Just Once, and Running With the Night.

Cynthia used to write lyrics with her husband and appeared in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010. She was successful to be in the list of Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987 and has also won the Johnny Mercer Award.

Early Life of Cynthia Weil

Cynthia Weil opened her eyes to the world on October 18, 1940, in New York City in the United States of America. As of 2023, Cynthia was around 83 years old. Her birth sign is Libra. She was born to her parents Morris Weil (father) and Dorothy Mendez (mother). Her father was a furniture store owner.

Cynthia in her twenties
Caption: Cynthia in her twenties (Source: NBC News)

Weil holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnic background. Cynthia has faith and belief in the Jewish religion. Weil studied at Queens College. She studied literature and acting at Brandeis University.

Husband of Cynthia Weil

Her husband is a singer and songwriter, Barry Mann. She met Barry at Aldon Music for the very first time and started dating can other. Cynthia and Barry walked down the aisle in the presence of their close ones in August 1961.

Cynthia with her husband
Caption: Cynthia with her husband (Source: GH Gossip)

They stayed as a married couple for more than 60 years until Weil’s death. She was rumored by actors like Lionel Richie, Wilson Pickett, and Brenda Russell. 

Cynthia Weil’s Children: More About Jenn Mann

She was a mother of a daughter, Jenn Mann. Jenn was born in 1965 and works as a psychologist by profession. In 2013, Jenn divorced her husband, Joshua Berman.

Cynthia with her daughter
Caption: Cynthia with her daughter (Source: GH Gossip)

Cynthia Weil’s Net Worth

Weil had an estimated net worth of $200 million at the time of her death. Weil had earned this huge sum of money from her professional career as an American songwriter.

Cynthia in her house
Caption: Cynthia in her house (Source: NBC News)

Cynthia Weil’s Death

Cynthia left this Universe on June 1, 2023, in Beverly Hills, California, United States. She was 82 years old at the time of her death. She was survived by her daughter and husband and her daughter announced her death with TMZ:

“We lost the beautiful, brilliant lyricist, Cynthia Weil Mann, the greatest mother, grandmother, and wife our family could ever ask for, She was my best friend, confidant, and my partner in crime and an idol and trailblazer for women in music.”

Professional Career of Cynthia Weil

  • Cynthia had written Don’t Know Much for Aaron Neville & Linda Ronstadt.
  • She was also a lyricist of the song, Here You Come Again by Dolly Parton.
  • Cynthia was a writer of Mama‘s song, Make Your Own Kind of Music.
  • She also wrote The Drifters’ song, On Broadway, and Lionel Richie‘s song, Running with the Night.
Cynthia on the frame
Caption: Cynthia on the frame (Source: Playbill)
  • She wrote songs like Shades of Gra, We Gotta Get out of This Place, Soul, and Inspiration, You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’, and so on.
  • She and her husband, Mann is a lyricist in They Wrote That? which they sang at a musical revue in 2004.

Awards & Nomination

  • She won the Song of the Year nomination at Grammy Awards for the song, Somewhere Out There in 1987.
  • In 2014, she received a Grammy Trustees Award.

Songs & Albums

Some of the popular songs she wrote are A World of Our Own, Absolutely Green, Beyond the Last Island, Black Butterfly, Blame It on the Bossa Nova, Bless You, Christmas Vacation, and Don’t Know Much He’s Sure the Boy I Love. She wrote songs for albums like  Remember, Battle for Gabriel’s Horn, Red’s Transformation, On Broadway, Gabriel’s Horn/new arrivals, and Police Chase.


Her popular books are I’m Glad I Did, Vámonos: Mexican Folk Art Transport in English and Spanish, Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family: a Mexican Folk Art Family in English and Spanish, 806: A Novel, and so on.

FAQs of Cynthia Weil

Were Cynthia Weil and Carol King friends?

Yes, Carol and Cynthia were friends. Both of them were songwriters by profession and stayed as friends until the death of Cynthia.

Did Cynthia Weil and her husband work together?

Yes, Cynthia and her husband used to work together. They have composed popular songs like You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling, On Broadway, Walking In The Rain, Kicks, Soul, And Inspiration, We Gotta Get Out Of This Place, and I Just Can’t Help.

What was Cynthia Weil’s Height?

Cynthia stood at the height of 5 feet 3 inches tall. She had an attractive pair of black color eyes and blonde hair.

Did Cynthia Weil train in acting and dancing?

Yes, she was well-trained in acting and dancing. Cynthia focussed on songwriting when she knew bout her hidden writing talent and left acting and singing.