Henry Lawrence Garfield, who goes by the name of Henry Rollins is an American entertainer. He is a man of many talents: actor, singer, musician, comedian, television and radio show host, and even a writer. Now let’s have a close look on Henry Rollins’s net worth in 2018.
Rollins, born on February 13, 1961, is the only son of Iris and Paul Garfield. He was raised by his mother after his parents’ divorce. Unfortunately, he was a victim of sexual assault very early in his life, and he had to take medication to overcome his depression and hyperactivity.
Rollin’s early education was at an all-boys preparatory school that helped him become disciplined and highly dedicated to work. This also happens to be the place where Rollins started to write. He later attended American University but left after one semester.
Rollins is currently single and has chosen not to have children.
Rollin’s career started with some minimum wage jobs. During the same time, he developed an interest in punk rock and somehow convinced the Washington band, Teen Idles to take him as a singer.
In 1980, Rollins and members of “Extorts” came together to create the band, “State of Alert” of which Henry was the lead singer. They released their first and only E.P. in 1981.
Rollins auditioned for and became the lead vocalist of the punk band, “Black Flag”. By then, Rollins had left his job, sold his car and moved to Los Angeles. The band gave some great performance but eventually broke up in 1986.
In 1987, Henry released his own songs, ‘Hot Animal Machine’ and ‘Drive-by Shooting’. The year also saw the release of his own second album, “Big Ugly Mouth”.
He then formed his own band called Rollins Band. They released albums like The End of Silence, Come in and Burn.
The old band was eventually disbanded in 1998, and Rollins invited the members of “Mother Superior” to form a new Rollins Band. They released albums like Get Some Go Again, Nice and Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three.
In 1996, Rollins became a presenter for the VH1 Legends.
Henry has appeared in multiple films including, “Johnny Mnemonic”, “Bad Boys II”, “Morgan’s Ferry” and “Green Lantern: Emerald Knights”.
He is also the author of books like, “See a Grown Man Cry”, “Black Coffee Blues”, and “Now Watch Him Die,” which discussed the investigation into the death of his best friend.
He has also been associated with radio and has ‘Harmony in My Head’ to his credit.
He has hosted “The Henry Rollins Show” and wrote an online blog for Vanity Fair Magazine.
Awards & Achievements
He is the winner of the “Grammy Awards for best-spoken word album” in 1994 for “Get In the Van.”
Net Worth of Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins’ net worth to be $12 million. His sources of revenue are multiple, including his career in the music industry as well as his diverse roles in television and movies. His programme on the radio, “Harmony in my Head” also contributed to his income.
Rollins does in fact, know many tricks of the trade. Not only is he a talented musician but he also has the acting chops to make it into Hollywood. However, his profession does not define him, for Rollins is an advocate for LGBT rights. He has also been to tours overseas to perform for the American troops there. His activism is an important part of his life, and he uses the platform he has gained in the industry to do good for the world at large.