Kim Fowley Net Worth

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Structural info

  • Full Name: Kim Fowley
  • Net Worth: $3 Million
  • Date Of Birth: July 21, 1939
  • Died: January 15, 2015, West Hollywood, California, United States
  • Place Of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Height: 6′ 5″ (1.96 m)
  • Profession: Soundtrack, Music Department, Actor
  • Education: University High School
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Kara Wright (m. 2014–2015), Cynthia Helen Wheelon (m. 1978–1978)
  • Parents: Douglas Fowley, Shelby Payne
  • Siblings: Gretchen Fowley
  • IMDB:
  • Albums: Outrageous, Snake Document Masquerade
  • Movies: Edgeplay: A Film About the Runaways


  • The real story on me was that a Dorothy Lamour lookalike had sex with an Errol Flynn lookalike and they gave birth to a Boris Karloff lookalike. And I was smarter than they were but I was less pretty.


  • Attended and graduated from University High School in Los Angeles, California.
  • Manager of the all-female rock group The Runaways.
  • Is portrayed by Michael Shannon in The Runaways (2010).
  • Prolific record producer, songwriter and performer since the early 1960s.
  • Son of actor/director Douglas Fowley and actress Shelby Payne
  • Stepson of William Friml and stepnephew of Rudolf Friml Jr..
  • Stepgrandson of composer Rudolf Friml.


Title Year Status Character
Manson’s Lost Girls 2016 TV Movie performer: “The Trip” / writer: “The Trip”
Girl in a Band 2015 TV Movie documentary writer: “Cherry Bomb”, “School Days” – uncredited
Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 writer: “Cherry Bomb”
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Warehouse 13 2013 TV Series writer – 1 episode
True Blood 2012 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Fresh Meat 2011 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Californication 2011 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock 2010 Video Game writer: “Cherry Bomb”
90210 2010 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Runaways 2010 writer: “I Wanna Be Where the Boys Are”, “Hollywood”, “Cherry Bomb”, “California Paradise”, “Dead End Justice”, “School Days”, “Secrets”
Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball 2010 Video writer: “Cherry Bomb”
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie writer: “Cherry Bomb”
Paul Stanley: One Live Kiss 2008 Video documentary writer: “Do You Love Me”
RocknRolla 2008 performer: “The Trip” / writer: “The Trip” – as Fowley
KISSology: The Ultimate KISS Collection Vol. 2 1978-1991 2007 Video documentary writer: “King of the Night Time World” – as K. Fowley
The O.C. 2006 TV Series writer – 1 episode
RV 2006 writer: “Cherry Bomb”
Efter brylluppet 2006 writer: “I’m Leaving You”
Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story 2005 Documentary writer: “Do You Love Me”
Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology 2003 Video writer: “Cherry Bomb”
Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary performer: “They’re Coming To Take Me Away Ha Ha”
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! 2001 Video writer: “Cherry Bomb”
The Fluffer 2001 writer: “Cherry Bomb”
Margaret Cho: I’m the One That I Want 2000 TV Special documentary writer: “Cherry Bomb”
Big Momma’s House 2000 writer: “Nut Rocker” – as Kim V. Fowley
Freaks and Geeks 1999 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Detroit Rock City 1999 writer: “School Days”
KISS Live: The Ultimate Halloween Party 1998 TV Movie writer: “Do You Love Me”, “King of the Night Time World”
Southie 1998 writer: “Cherry Bomb”
The Butcher Boy 1997 writer: “NUTROCKER”
Unplugged 1995 TV Series documentary writer – 1 episode
The Young Poisoner’s Handbook 1995 writer: “Nut Rocker”
Dazed and Confused 1993 writer: “Cherry Bomb”
Heartbeat 1992 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Puberty Blues 1981 writer: “Lipstick and Leather”
The Old Grey Whistle Test 1977 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Runaways Live in Japan 1977 TV Movie writer: “California Paradise”, “Neon Angels on the Road to Ruin”, “I Wanna Be Where The Boys Are”, “Cherry Bomb”, “American Nights”, “Secrets”, “Blackmail”, “Is It Day or Night”
The Paul Lynde Halloween Special 1976 TV Special writer: “King of the Night Time World” – uncredited
Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway 1976 TV Movie lyrics: “Cherry Bomb” / music: “Cherry Bomb”
Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare 1975 writer: “Escape”
Alice Cooper: The Nightmare 1975 TV Movie writer: “Escape”
American Graffiti 1973 producer: “At The Hop”, “She’s So Fine”, “Louie Louie”
Ciao Manhattan 1972 writer: “Citizen Kane”
Cisco Pike 1972 writer: “Michoacan” – as K. Fowley
Music Department
Title Year Status Character
American Graffiti 1973 music producer / music recorded for the film
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The Second Coming 2015 Kim
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Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary photos: still photographs by
Title Year Status Character
Deadly Punkettes 2014 inspiration
Easy Trouble 2006 Video documentary special thanks
Title Year Status Character
The Guys Who Wrote ‘Em 2014 Documentary completed voice
Deathbed Salesman: My conversation with Kim Fowley 2013 Documentary short completed
The Seeds: Pushin’ Too Hard 2014 Documentary Himself
The Clinger Sisters: The First Girls of Rock & Roll 2013 Documentary Himself
Talkin’ Trash 2013 TV Series Himself
Tracks 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Planet Rocke with Taylor Locke 2012 TV Series Himself
Sunset Strip 2012 Documentary Himself
M-ON! Monthly Icon: L’Arc-en-Ciel 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
Metal Evolution 2011-2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Going to Whatstock? 2008 Documentary Herself
Psychedelic Revolution ’67 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Edgeplay 2004 Documentary Himself
The Van Halen Story: The Early Years 2003 Video documentary Himself – Promoter & Songwriter
Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary Himself – Record Producer
VH1 Rock Show 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Pop Odyssee 1 – Die Beach Boys und der Satan 1997 TV Movie Himself
Tomorrow Coast to Coast 1977 TV Series Himself
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Easy Trouble 2006 Video documentary Himself


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