Eddie Money
Eddie Money
Vital statistics
Gender: Male
Birthname Edward Joseph Mahoney
Born: March 21, 1949
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: September 13, 2019(2019-09-13) (aged 70)
Deathplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist
Years active 1974–2019
Family and Personal
Character information
Appeared on: The King of Queens
Episodes appeared in: "Eddie Money (episode)" in Season 4
Appears as: Himself (special guest star)

Edward Joseph Mahoney (March 21, 1949 – September 13, 2019), known professionally as Eddie Money, made a cameo guest appearance in the aptly-named Season 4 episode (#23) titled "Eddie Money".

About EddieEdit

An American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who had success in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of Top 40 hits and platinum albums. Money was well known for such songs as "Baby Hold On," "Two Tickets to Paradise," "Maybe I'm a Fool," "Think I'm in Love," "Shakin'," "Take Me Home Tonight," "I Wanna Go Back," "Walk on Water," "The Love in Your Eyes," and "Peace in Our Time."

Money wrote and performed original songs for Americathon (1979), Over the Top, Back to the Beach (both in 1987), and Kuffs (1992), along with the television series Hardball (1989–1990).

In 1996, he wrote the theme music to Quack Pack.[1]


Money made several television appearances on American sitcoms.[2] He portrayed himself on an episode of The King of Queens in May 2002, which also used his name.[3]

In 2012, Money appeared in a GEICO insurance commercial, in which he owned a travel agency and sings "Two Tickets to Paradise" to a family that wanted tickets for a vacation.[4]

A reality television series about Money and his family ttiled Real Money debuted on AXS TV on April 8, 2018.[5][6]

In 2018, Money appeared in the sixth episode of The Kominsky Method as a fictional version of himself, indebted to the IRS, portraying the character Freddie Money in an eponymous tribute band at a casino to avoid further tax problems.


On September 13, 2019, Money died of complications from heart valve surgery at the hospital in Los Angeles, California at the age of 70.[7][8]


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