David Lee Roth is a well renowned and successful American musician and songwriter. Being the lead singer of the globally known band ‘Van Halen’; he is wonderful as a solo artist as well. Keep reading to know more about David Lee Roth’s net worth in 2018.
David Lee Roth Early Life
Born on 10th October 1955 in Bloomington, Indiana; he has worked his way out to reach this platform. His father Mr. Nathan Roth is a well-established ophthalmologist and well-known eye surgeon who has made a net worth of millions with the help of his medical practice and by his investments in real estates.
At a tender age of seven years, Roth got his first opportunity to perform at Café Wha, which was owned by his uncle, Manny. This café had earlier seen performances by legends like Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix back in early 1960’s.
David Lee Roth Career
After completing his graduation from The Webb Schools in Claremont and from John Muir High School in Pasadena, California in 1972; he attended the Pasadena City College. With an initial rejection from the Mammoth as being the lead singer in 1971, he joined the group after two years and suggested the name change to Van Halen.
He was tagged as the ‘Jungle Studs’ during the ‘80s when he undertook major expeditions to places like Amazon and Nepal. He was ranked #100 on the VH1’s top 100 Sexiest Artists.
In 1985, he left the group and returned back to the band with a bang. In 1996, he recorded two major tracks which got nominated for MTV Video Music Awards.
Apart from music, he worked as an Emergency Medical Technician in New York in early 2000s.
He was known to have some of the most innovative videos to his songs.
Awards & Achievements:
Not just a great musician; Roth is a talented guitarist and harmonica player. Because of his contribution in the field of music, in March 2007, he along with four other members of Van Halen and four original members of Sammy Hagar were inducted into the infamous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 1997, he encrypted the famous memoir, entitled Crazy from the Heat. This book was transcribed and recorded by Princeton University graduate; it entitled him to be an adventurer with wit and bon vivant personality.
His thrilling rock squad ruled the charts and also the airwaves for seven years.
In 1984, he was nominated for Grammys for his splendid work for the category of Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with a Vocal for his song Jump. In 1987, his video was nominated for being the best Conceptual Video.
His squad- Van Halen won the Grammy for the year 1992, as being the best hard rock performance in –‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge’.
In 2009 he got nominated for MTV Video Music Award in the category of Best Video for ‘California Girls’.
The Van Halen tour of 2007-2008 raked in more than a whopping $93 million.
Net worth of David Lee Roth
With a net worth of $60 million, he owns a house in Texas which is approximately worth $2 million. He made the maximum amount of $ 11,481,000 in the year 1984.
Being on number 1 spot on People with Money’s for the year 2017, he owes his fortune to amazing lucrative deals, stock investments, his own chain of restaurants, his brand of Vodka (Pure Wenderoth) and also his fashion line called David Lee Roth Seduction.
Undoubtedly, Roth is the face of Van Halen. The shape in which the band is can be well credited to him. Being the principal lyricist and singer to the band, he has been a major figure for the band’s Grammy Achievement in the year 1992.