Anthony Kiedis, the famous musician of American rock band Red Hot Chili PeppersHe is the lead singer and songwriter of the band he started along with his friends in Los Angeles. Apart from being a famous musician, Kiedis has also performed in a few Hollywood movies and advertisements. He has also worked as an executive producer for Hollywood ventures. Here is a quick summary of Anthony Kiedis’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Anthony Kiedis Early Life
Anthony Kiedis was born on 1st November 1962 in Michigan, USA to John Michael Kiedis and Margaret Noble. Kiedis father was a struggling Hollywood actor who experimented with drugs regularly. Anthony’s parents divorced when he was little and hence he was raised by his mother and step-father.
Anthony was always charmed by his father’s Hollywood persona and when he turned 12 he moved in with his father. Being too close to drugs had an impact, and he too became a drug addict like his father.
Anthony went to Fairfax High School in LA and later on went to the University of California. Though a good student throughout his school life he had to drop out of college because of his drug habits.
Anthony Kiedis is now 55 years old and still single. Currently, he is living in Malibu, California and goes on dates with young, beautiful models. He has been in and out of many relationships and has fathered a son through such a relationship with model Heather Christie.
Anthony Kiedis Career, Awards & Achievement
Anthony Kiedis started as a vocalist in his friend’s band Defunkt. When the band became locally known they changed its name to Red Hot Chili Peppers. The band produced its various albums like The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Uplift Mofo Party Plan, Mother’s Milk and Blood Sugar Sex Magik.
Blood Sugar Sex Magik album became an instant success and gave the band worldwide recognition.
Till date the band has recorded 11 albums with the latest being The Getaway released in 2016. Anthony Kiedis has remained the lead vocalist of all the albums.
In between recording music for various albums, Anthony has also tried his hands in acting, advertising and film production. He has also organized a 2 day summer music festival in Pittsburgh.
Awards & Achievements
The band Red Hot Chili Peppers has achieved various awards and accolades. They have received 16 nominations to the Grammy Awards and won 6 of them. They have also been nominated for People’s choice awards, USA twice.
Individually Anthony Kiedis has been awarded the George and Ira Gershwin award for Lifetime Musical achievement in 2015.
Anthony Kiedis has also authored the autobiography Scar Tissue which went on to become number 1 of New York Times best seller list in 2004.
Net Worth of Anthony Kiedis
Anthony Kiedis net worth is estimated to be around $120 million. His main source of income has been from the sale of various albums he wrote and sang for Red Hot Chili Peppers. Most of the albums like Blood Sugar Sex Magik have sold millions of copies worldwide.
Anthony Kiedis also owns properties in California and Hawaii.
Anthony Kiedis is one of the most talented lyricist and singer to dominate American rock music scene. Though riddled with drug abuse problems, he has managed to give his best in each album he wrote.
He has not only tried to overcome his personal problems but has been the pillar of strength for his band. Every time his rock band group broke he has managed to bring everyone together again. Overlooking his follies of drug addiction and womanizing, he is one of the most genuine musical artists today.