Ivan Moody is a leading vocalist for the American heavy metal band by the name ‘Five Finger Death Punch.’ He has been able to give performances with several bands before deciding to join Five Finger Death Punch. The band name is usually abbreviated to FFDP or 5FDP. Apart from music, he has been involved in the film industry. Among the movies that he has been able to feature in includes Incubus and also, The Devil’s Carnival. Here is a quick summary of Ivan Moody’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Ivan Moody Early Life
Moody was born in the year 1980 on January 17th. He spent a better part of his childhood in Colorado. He did live with his grandmother in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He had narrated of how his grandmother would encourage him to be able to join choir when he was only seven years old. He says that he did spend quite some time in the choir and he approximates the time between two to three years.
This is what made him develop a passion for music when he was very young. He says that despite the problems that he did face, music has always been very close to his heart. He first joined a band when he was eighteen years old. After performing, he narrates how he got to be chased out of the bar. Moody has a daughter who is his in his early teens. He lives in Las Vegas, Nevada while his daughter resides in Colorado.
Ivan Moody Career
His music career started in the year 2001. This was after he did join a band that had the name Toiz. The band usually did perform in Los Angeles. The band, however, did record a track that was never released. After a certain period, he proceeded on to join the Nu Metal band Motograter. This band was able to launch an album in the year 2003. The band was able to achieve some success in their career. Among the concerts that they were able to offer includes Ozzfest 2003. This band was also able to perform with various bands including Korn, Disturbed, and Marilyn Mason among many more. The band, however, broke up later.
Moody has been able to work with various people including his roommates as well as family members. After some time, he was able to join ‘Five Finger Death Punch.’ He was able to release an album together with Ghost Machine. Together with the Ghost Machine, they were able to release their second album that was titled Hypersensitive. In the year 2006, together with other members of Five Finger Death Punch, they were able to release their debut album.
Apart from music, he was able to feature in a horror film by the name ‘Bled.’ Five Finger Death Punch debut album did very well as it recorded sales of over 600,000. Their second album, ‘War is Power’ did much better compared to their debut album. Together with the group, they continued to release several albums that did fair very well. In the year 2017, he announced that he was leaving Five Finger Death Punch.
Awards and Achievements
Moody has a very successful career with various bands. His contributions in these bands cannot be underrated. With Motograter, they got to win the best band by Hit Parader. He won more awards while being part of Five Finger Death Punch. Among the awards that the band was able to win includes 2009 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. The band also got to be nominated for various awards including 2009 Kerrang! Awards.
Net worth of Ivan Moody
Moody has a net worth of over $9.5 million. His wealth has been created from his career with various bands. He earned the largest share of his wealth while he was performing with Five Finger Death Punch. Their albums enjoyed very good sales. He has been able to appear in multiple films. All these activities have helped in the growth of his net worth.
Moody has had a very positive input in every band that he did join. He played a very role in the success of the bands. He has developed the ability to deal with his problems. He once struggled with alcoholism that almost got him fired from the band. He has recovered and continues to live a fulfilling life.