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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Net Worth – $2 million

What is Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.’s net worth? Who is Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. dating?


Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is an American jazz singer who gained fame after winning “America’s Got Talent” in 2011.


He was born on August 11, 1974, in Origin Logan County, West Virginia, USA.

Landau is the grandson of the late Reverend Cecil Murphy.

His parents split while he was in elementary school.

He dropped out of school in the 11th grade, opting to enter the workforce, a decision that haunted him for years.

Landau earned his GED in 2020. ”My manager and a few close friends kind of teamed up and encouraged me to make this downtime really count for something, and I’m so glad I did,” he said.

America’s Got Talent

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He traveled to NYC for the audition in November 2010. He sang “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” When Murphy first auditioned on AGT, he said, ”I am here to show America I can sing.”

On September 14, 2011, Murphy won Season 6 of America’s Got Talent after a performance of “My Way,” a song popularized in 1969 by Frank Sinatra. 

”That was a million-dollar performance tonight, Landau,” judge Piers Morgan said. He added: ”You sang it absolutely from your heart.”

He was the only solo performer in the Finale.

Landau earned the $1 million grand prize for winning the talent show competition series.

Debut Album

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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. performs at the 2014 Unbridled Eve Derby Gala during the 140th Kentucky Derby – @Getty

On November 21, 2011, Murphy released his debut album titled – ”That’s Life” via Columbia Records and Syco Entertainment. The album sold over 156,000 copies. It debuted at #34 on the Billboard 200.

”That’s Life” was produced by record producer Steve Tyrell.

In August 2012, he was sponsored by West Virginia Lottery for a concert at the State Fair of West Virginia.

“I’m excited to give our fans the chance to Dream Big and win big, just like I did on America’s Got Talent, with the help of the West Virginia Lottery,” Landau told WV Lottery.

On November 5, 2013, Landau released his 2nd album, ”Christmas Made for Two.”

His self-titled third album was released on December 1, 2016. The album was recorded at Capitol Records studios in Hollywood, California.

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Legal Issues

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Net Worth


In July 2017, Landau was arrested on domestic violence charges after a woman reported he struck her in the face with a golf club. According to the police, the woman had swelling on the left side of her head.

After the arrest, the singer said in a statement that he did not attack the woman and that he was defending himself.

”In defending myself, she obtained some bruises and swelling on her face,” Murphy said. He went on to say: ”I did not strike her. She filed a complaint against me anyway.”

In September 2017, domestic assault and domestic battery charges have been dropped in Logan County against Murphy.

In December 2017, Landau performed the national anthem at Madison Square Garden.


In 2005, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. married Jennifer Carter.

The two first met while Murphy was working at a restaurant.

They have been split since 2013.


Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is now in a relationship with Peyton Konchesky since December of 2019. Here is a photo of the couple.


”It’s hard to put yourself in front of a camera, in front of the world.”

”I try to treat all my fans as if they’re the stars.”

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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. – Net Worth

So, how much is Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. worth? Murphy earned most of his wealth from selling copies of his albums (Landau, Christmas Made for Two, and That’s Life) and from selling tickets to his concerts (in some years, Murphy has spent about 200 days on the road doing shows). Therefore, former “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Landau also received a recording contract, a contract to headline at the Colosseum Theater at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, and $1 million when he won the NBC talent show.

Prior to AGT, Landau was washing cars for a living

Murphy has appeared on NPR, The Today Show, Sirius XM, The View, Anderson Live, Tom Joyner, CNN, The Talk, The Wendy Williams Show, and Fox and Friends. He’s also active on YouTube and Spotify.

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Monday 8th of January 2024

Landau, My husband and I still watch your America's Got Talent shows to this day, love the Bobby thing too! You are a very talented man we wish you the very best on your journey in this life! Don't let all that past garbage hold you back keep trudging forward to your destiny that's where you belong and those that don't stay on board have their own place to go!! If your ever in Oregon give us a call, we'd love to come see your show.

Becky Forest

Saturday 11th of June 2022

My husband and I had the pleasure of meeting you and your wife at The Casino AZ concert meet and greet. We just love you and your music. I am so sorry the marriage had to break up but God Bless You in your new life and keep using that magnificent voice HE gave you. Becky and Matt Forest

Kathleen Baumann

Tuesday 7th of June 2022

I hope Eugene continues to sing and explore different musical styles. I bought his cd That's life and one for my mother who loved it. Keep on singing Eugene! Love you.


Sunday 3rd of April 2022

Awesome voice. Its as if the original crooner was reincarnated and refined his voice even better. A great personality Landau has. Much love, continued success and happinesss.

Linda Schautt

Tuesday 8th of February 2022

Hi Mr. Murphy I hope you are still with the womqan that supported you when you where a nobody ????

We, my husband, and me watched you on the show.

My husband dies 11/24/ 2019. We were married 60 years.

Linda Schautt in Michigan