Brian Harold May is a British guitarist, a singer and a songwriter. May was the lead guitarist of The Queen band. His popular work includes “We Will Rock You”, “I Want It All”, “Tie Your Mother Down”, “Fat Bottomed Girls”, “Flash”, “Anyone can fall in love” and “The Show Must Go On”. He also released few solo songs. The lead singer Freddie Mercury and the drummer of the band Roger Taylor along with Brian May Founded the Rock Band. Just after he joined the squad of the rock band, Queen became one of the biggest rock bands in the world. Queen was listed various times in the UK charts. May got a phenomenal stardom while being a part of the rock band lineup. Here is a quick summary of Brian May’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Brian May Early Life
Brian May was born on 19 July 1947 in Hampton, Middlesex. May was born to Harold and Ruth May and he was their only child. May went to the Hampton Grammar School where he attained various levels. HE accomplished his graduation with Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Imperial College London in 1968. Though he was the co-founder of the rock band Queen but in 1984, he founded his first band along with the vocal artist Tim Staffell. In 2007 he went back to Imperial College London to accomplish his Ph.D. in astrophysics.
Brian May Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1968 he formed the band ‘Smile’ with Tim Staffell but unfortunately after a couple of years Tim Staffell had to leave and the band was abandoned. In 1970 he co-founded the rock band Queen as a lead guitarist. He recorded his solo song ‘Star Fleet Project in 1983. Later in 1985 after a remarkable ‘Live Aid’ concert, may wrote a hit song ‘One Vision’. In 1986 May came up with a record breaking song ‘Anyone Can Fall in Love’ featuring his wife. In 1989 may featured with ‘Black Sabbath’ and ‘Living In a Box’. In 1992 he formed another band ‘The Brian May Band’, but unhappy with the members he decided to replace them all. He has a brilliant career.
Awards & Achievements
Brian May has delivered fantastic work throughout his career and hence got nominated for various awards. In 1996 May won two Ivor Novello Awards for the ‘Best Song Musically & Lyrically’ along with Elizabeth Lamers. At the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2011 he was honored with the Global Icon Award. In the same year Rolling Stone magazine listed him among the ‘100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time’.
Net worth of Brian May
His music career brought him a lot of money. His career is filled with a massive success and wealth. He has an estimated net worth of $190 million. His albums were super hit and was sold all around the world. His success can be determined by his awards winning performances. In rock genre he is considered as a legend. May has been successful to earn this much net worth in his music career.
Brian May was born to Harold who is English and Ruth May who is Scottish. He was a brilliant student in his early school days and attained various levels in his school life. Later he graduated from Imperial College London but he went back to the college after thirty years to finish his Ph.D. in astrophysics. His career was very bright. He formed his own bands, but they did not workout but his co-founded the rock band Queens was a super hit.