Alex Lifeson is a musician and actor from Canada, who had an interest in music since he was a child and the “Rush” band began it’s story since Alex Lifeson was in school. Now let’s have a close look on Alex Lifeson’s net worth in 2018.
Alexander Zivojinovich was born on August 27, 1953, in Fernie, British Columbia, Canada. His father Nenad Zivojinovich, and his mother Melanija Zivojinovich are both Serbian and immigrated to Canada. Not much information on his school, but Alex Lifeson was mostly grown and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
Alex Lifeson married Charlene Lifeson in 1975. Alex and Charlene gave birth to 2 sons, 1 before their marriage and his name is Justin Lifeson born in 1970, and Adrian Lifeson who was born in 1977.
Alex Lifeson’s father got him a guitar as a Christmas gift. He met John Rutsey who died in 2008 at school. Alex taught himself on playing the guitar, with a little help from a school friend. First, Alex and John co-found The Projection, and they later changed its name to Rush after and Jeff Jones joined them. However, Jeff left the band, and Geddy Lee joined as his replacement. The band’s first manager was Ray Danniels.
Following the release of Rush’s first self-titled album “Rush,” John Rutsey had to leave the band due to health problems, and Neil Peart joined then as his replacement. The band’s second album “Fly by Night” was released in 1975, and it was very successful as it ranked on top charts in Canada and the United States. They continued releasing many great albums and the latest released on is titled “Rush Clockwork Angels,” and it peaked at 1 on the Canadian albums chart, 2 on the Billboard 200 chart, next to other ranks in other countries.
Alex Lifeson has also worked as a solo. He released his first solo album “Victor” in 1996, and it was a great and successful album as it ranked on top charts. Furthermore, Alex Lifeson has also worked with other bands and musicians including Lawrence Gowan, I Mother Earth, Tiles, Platinum Blonde, and others.
Alex Lifeson has appeared on TV movies and series. His movie appearances including the comedy crime movie “Trailer Park Boys: The Movie,” comedy horror titled “Suck,” comedy crime “Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day,” and the romantic drama movie “Ecstasy.” Alex Lifeson’s 2017-2018 appearances including a “Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park” series version, and a Canadian comedy series titled “Crawford.” He also did soundtrack work for the 2017 horror comedy movie “Little Evil.”
Awards & Achievements
Alex Lifeson has been receiving many great award nominations and winnings. He received with his band “Rush” 7 Grammy Award nominations but won none. Below, you will find a list of a few of Alex Lifeson’s award winnings with the Rush band.
– Juno Award for Rock Album of the year (Clockwork Angels).
– Juno Award for Music DVD of the year (Rush in Rio, Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage).
– Juno Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal album (Presto).
Net Worth of Alex Lifeson
Alex Lifeson has an estimated net worth of more than $40 million. He made his fortune from the great albums and singles he’s been releasing, selling and performing with the band he co-found “Rush.” “2112” album made the band members earn around $3 million for its sales, and they earned more than $4 million from “Moving Pictures” album sales.
Alex Lifeson is one of the greatest musicians, and he has been going great in his career since the 80s. He co-founds “Rush” band, they have released many successful albums together, and the latest one is titled “Rush R40 Live”, but the latest studio album they released is “Clockwork Angels.” Alex Lifeson is married to Charlene Lifeson, and they are happily living together.