- Faith: Christian
- Career: Musician
- birthday: January 24, 1941
- accomplishments: Golden Globe Awards
- fun faith fact! Though he's Christian, he was raised in a Hebrew family
Neil is a celebrated singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, New York, with a career spanning 7 decades and ranks as the third most successful adult contemporary artist in history, following Barbra Streisand and Elton John. His album sales are nearly 200 million globally, and his music covers many genres such as pop, rock, country, folk and soft rock. He plays guitar, piano as well as vocals.
Originally planning to study medicine, he studied at New York University and earned money by writing songs at $50 per week.