Top 20 Folk Singer celebrities in Canada

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Folk Singer celebrities [Updated March 27, 2023].

1. Neil Young

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Neil Young was born on November 12, 1945 in Toronto, Canada.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice: once for his solo career and another time as a member of Buffalo Springfield.

Net Worth 2020: $80 Million

2. Joni Mitchell

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Joni Mitchell was born on November 7, 1943 in Fort Macleod, Canada.
One of her most famous songs is "Big Yellow Taxi."

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

3. Leonard Cohen

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Leonard Cohen was born on September 21, 1934 in Westmount, Canada.
He spent five years in seclusion at the Mt. Baldy Zen Center in Los Angeles beginning in 1994. He was ordained as a Rinzai Zen Buddhist monk in 1996, taking the Dharma name for silence, Jikan.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

4. Ron Sexsmith

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Ron Sexsmith was born on January 8, 1964 in Canada.

Canadian folk singer who was acclaimed in 2002 for his album Cobblestone Runway and who starred in the 2010 musical documentary Love Shines. Ron Sexsmith has recorded thirteen solo albums since 1991's Grand Opera Lane.

Ron Sexsmith's songs have been covered by many artists like Katie Melua and Mari Wilson.

Net Worth 2020: $4 Million

5. Feist

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Feist was born on February 13, 1976 in Canada.
He music has been featured in popular shows such as Grey's Anatomy, The Inbetweeners, and Parenthood. She wrote "Fire in the Water" for the film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2.

Net Worth 2020: $3 Million

6. Denny Doherty

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Denny Doherty was born on November 29, 1940 in Halifax, Canada.
He embarked on a career as an actor later in life, appearing on shows like Pit Pony and Trailer Park Boys.

7. Sylvia Tyson

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Sylvia Tyson was born on September 19, 1940 in Canada.
She wrote the hit song "You Were on My Mind," which has been covered countless times.

8. Dan Mangan

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Dan Mangan was born on April 28, 1983 in Canada.
He earned a Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Song for "Wants," which was featured in the 2014 film The Valley Below. In addition to his music career, he has been a contributing writer for publications like The Guardian and Huffington Post Canada.

9. Ben Caplan

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Ben Caplan was born on June 4, 1986 in Hamilton, Canada.
His music ranges from poetic ballads to frenetic gypsy anthems with depth and musicianship in each song.

10. Aidan Knight

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Aidan Knight was born on October 23, 1986 in Victoria, Canada.

Folk singer and songwriter known as being the namesake and lead singer for the eponymous experimental Canadian folk band. He has also performed with various other folk and indie rock bands, including The Zolas and Hannah Georgas.

In 2010, he released his debut album, Veriscolour. It featured 9 total songs, all written and arranged by him.

11. Mo Kenney

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Mo Kenney was born on June 5, 1990 in Canada.
She received the SOCAN Songwriting Prize for the best song recorded by an independent Canadian musician for her song "Sucker" in 2013.

12. Ellen Joyce Loo

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Ellen Joyce Loo was born on March 27, 1986 in Canada.
She participated in the musical competition Original Music 2000.

13. Jeremy Fisher

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Jeremy Fisher was born on December 15, 1976 in Hamilton, Canada.
He has gained attention for the singles "High School," "Cigarette," and "Remind Me."

14. Alan Doyle

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Alan Doyle was born on May 17, 1969 in Canada.
He has composed music for television on the CBC comedy Hatching, Matching, and Dispatching and in film for the movie Young Triffie's Been Made Away With. He also wrote and performed a song for an episode of Law & Order.

15. Ryan McMahon

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Ryan McMahon was born on October 19, 1979 in Ladysmith, Canada.
He won Artist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, and Album of the Year at the Vancouver Island Music Awards in 2012.

16. Skip Spence

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Skip Spence was born on April 18, 1946 in Canada.
He suffered from schizophrenia and drug addiction, but ultimately died in his early fifties from lung cancer.

17. Sarah Harmer

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Sarah Harmer was born on November 12, 1970 in Canada.
She co-founded the PERL organization, designed to help protect the Niagara Escarpment from a gravel development.

18. Oscar Brand

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Oscar Brand was born on February 7, 1920 in Canada.
He won the prestigious Peabody Award in 1982 for his broadcast of The Sunday Show on National Public Radio.

19. Ken Tobias

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Ken Tobias was born on July 25, 1945 in Canada.
During the early 1970s, his song "Stay Awhile" reached number seven on American music charts and number one on Canadian charts.

20. David Myles

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David Myles was born on May 12, 1981 in Canada.
He made the biggest rap single in Canadian history with the rapper Classified, "Inner Ninja."