Dr Luke


Dr. Luke (September 26th 1973)
Dr. Luke is a producer who worked on Kelly Clarkson's 'Since U Been Gone' with Max Martin.

Dr. Luke: Net worth
Dr. Luke has a net worth of $100 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Dr. Luke: Musical career
Dr. Luke was part of the Saturday Night Live Band as a guitarist from 1997 to 2007. During that time he worked on commercials and produced tracks for artists such as Mos Def, Black Star, KRS-One and Zack de la Rocha.
Among his production credits are Kelly Clarkson's 'Since U Been Gone' with Max Martin, Pink's 'U + Ur Hand', Avril Lavigne's 'Girlfriend', the Sugababes' 'About You Now', Katy Perry's 'I Kissed a Girl', Miley Cyrus' 'Party in the U.S.A.', Britney Spears' 'Circus' and Jessie J's 'Price Tag'. He also did extensive work with Kesha on her second album 'Warrior'.
In 2010, he won 10 ASCAP Pop Music Awards for songwriting and producing. That year he was also nominated at the Grammys.

Dr. Luke: Personal life
Gottwald was born in Rhode Island but lived in New York City for a long time.
He identifies as Jewish.
He learned guitar at the age of 13.
He was embroiled in a lot of conflict regarding his work with Kesha in 2013. He was accused of taking too much control over her work and instigating her struggle with bulimia nervosa. She later filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault and harassment, after which he filed a countersuit for defamation.

Biography by Contactmusic.com
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Kesha Claims Dr Luke Sexually and Emotionally Abused Her for 10 Years

by Michael West | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 15th October 2014

The multi-million selling pop star Kesha has filed a lawsuit against music producer Dr Luke, claiming that he sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally abused her for 10 years - almost killing her. In documents obtained...

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Juicy J Loved Working With Katy Perry On Upcoming Single "Dark Horse"

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Music / Festivals | 31st August 2013

Katy Perry is a joy to work with, according to rapper Juicy J, who dropped a verse on the Roar singer’s upcoming track, Dark Horse. Juicy J’s verse has not reached the public yet, as...

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'California Gurls' Hitmaker Dr Luke Will NOT Judge 'American Idol' To Avoid Sony/Universal Clash

by Lauren James | News | Music / Festivals | 27th August 2013

Forget everything you've heard, hitmaker supreme Dr Luke will not be joining the judge's panel on American Idol, despite earlier news. It was reported that Dr Luke would sit alongside returning panel members Keith Urban...

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Dr. Luke Joins Jennifer Lopez & Keith Urban As Third 'American Idol' Judge

by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Music / Festivals | 26th August 2013

Dr. Luke will be joining Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez on the judging panel of American Idol. Dr. Luke a.k.a. Lukas Gottwald is the third judge to be announced with another yet to be agreed...

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American Idol Judges: Keith Urban Confirmed And Jennifer Lopez In Talks

by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 2nd August 2013

Keith Urban will return to the American Idol judging panel. The show will start its 13th season with a new (well returning) set of judges and will, possibly, have a new format. Fox entertainment Chief...

Tags: Jennifer Lopez - Keith Urban - Jennifer Hudson - Will.i.am - Dr Luke - American Idol

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