Tiny Tim

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Quick Facts

Name Tiny Tim
Full Name Herbert Butros Khaury
Other Name Herbert Buckingham Khaury
Dary Dover
Sir Timothy Timms
Larry Love the Singing Canary
Net Worth $2 Million
Date of Birth 12 April 1932
Date of Death 30 November 1996
Age 64 Years Old
Birth Place Manhattan, New York City, United States
Death Place HCMC, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Profession Singer and Musician
Debut Studio Albums: God Bless Tiny Tim (1968)
Years Active 1962 – Present
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Polish-Jewish Descent
Hometown New York City
Zodiac Sign Aries
School/High School George Washington High School, United States
College/University Local University in Manhattan
Education Qualification Graduate

Tiny Tim also known as Herbert Butros Khaury was an American singer and musician. He was also known by the named Larry Love the Singing Canary, Sir Timothy Tims, and Dary Dover.

How much was the Net worth of Tiny Tim?

A famed singer and ukulele musician, Tiny Tim has a $2 million estimated net worth. At the height of his career, he was making almost $1 million year because to his success in the 1960s and 1970s in both music and on television.

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Tiny Tim’s Net Worth 2022 Via BBC

Early Years and Bio

Tiny was was born on April 12, 1932, was 64 years old when he passed away. He was born and raised in a middle-class Catholic family from Manhattan, New York City, the United States. He was a native of the United States and practiced Catholicism. George Washington High School was where he finished his primary education. After that, he registered for the neighborhood university in Manhattan. He was always more interested in singing and other extracurricular activities than in academics, even as a young child.

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Tiny Tim Childhood Pic Via thewikifeed

What was the Professional Career of Tiny Tim?

After a while, he adopted the stage name Tiny Tim after the fictional figure from Charles Dickens and started playing in the thriving Greenwich Village music scene. Under several guises, he also gave performances at parties and talent events. Although Tiny Tim’s parents tried to persuade him otherwise, he was adamant about pursuing a musical career. Tim was hired for the wildly popular television variety show Rowan and Martins Laugh In after participating in the movie You Are What You Eat (1968).

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Tiny Tim, an amazing music artist. Via Gemtracks Beats

Tiny’s high-pitched, falsetto voice, ukulele playing, and peculiar appearance startled Dan Rowan (Tim was over 6 feet tall and wore his dark, curly hair to his shoulders). Before he started regularly appearing on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show, he went back to Laugh In a number of times more. Tiny Tim carried on making records, going on tours, and enjoying his fame.

How was the Personal Life of Tiny Tim?

In 1969, Tiny Tim tied the knot for the first time on The Tonight Show, although he and his bride, Victoria Mae Budinger, were rarely together. They got divorced after eight years and one child, Tulip Victoria. Tiny Tim later wed twice more and split his wives’ lives between the marriages.

Death & Cause of Death

In September 1996, while performing at a ukulele festival in Massachusetts, Khaury suffered a heart attack. After getting out of the hospital, he resumed his concert schedule. On November 30, while performing “Tip-Toe Through the Tulips” in Minneapolis, Tim suffered another heart attack. He died an hour later. Herbert was 64 years old.

His last words were

“No, I’m not.”

Khaury was responding to the question, “Are you feeling alright?” Tim was buried with both a single tulip and a ukulele in his coffin. His mausoleum crypt lists both his stage and legal names.

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