Jimmy Page is a well known English songwriter, musician and record producer. He is best known as the founder and guitarist of Led Zeppelin, World’s biggest rock band, who is also America second best selling groups. Interestingly he started his career with another band called Yardbirds. Here is a quick summary of Jimmy Page’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jimmy Page Early Life
Jimmy Page was born as James Patrick Page in 1944 on 9th January to Patricia Page and James Page in Middlesex, England. Jimmy Page has married twice in his life. He married his first wife, Patricia Ecker in 1986. The couple had one son named James Patrick Page III and the couple divorced in 1995.
In 1995, Jimmy married his second wife Jimena Gomez-Paratcha in 1995. The couple had three children named Ashen Josan Page, Jana Page and Zofia Jade Page together. Jimmy divorced his second wife in 2008. Jimmy Page has a strong bond with all of his children and can be seen hanging out with them.
Jimmy Page Career
Jimmy Page started his musical journey in 1957 as a session musician. In 1964 he joined ‘Yardbirds’. He made his first album ‘Little Games’ with the band which ranked number 80 on Billboard 200. Page motivated the band to experiment with new styles during their tours.
In 1968, one of the best selling rock bands was formed called Led Zeppelin. They have sold over 300 million albums and have received 111.5 million certified units by RIAA. They are also USA’s second best selling group.
Some of his most popular songs with Led Zeppelin include ‘Stairway to Heaven’, ‘Dazed And Confused’, ‘Whole Lotta Love’, ‘Heartbreaker’, ‘Since I’ve Been Loving You’, and ‘Black Dog’ etc. He has worked with record labels like Atlantic, Geffen and Swan Song. In 1980, Bonham’s death broke apart the band. The page also refused to go anywhere near a guitar. Throughout early 1980’s he kept a low profile but did collaborate with a few bands.
Awards & Achievements
Jimmy Page’s name has been inducted into ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’ two times, for being a band member of Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin. Jimmy Page has been nominated for over 876 awards and had also won 638 awards along with his members in Led Zeppelin. Some of these awards include 5 ‘Grammy Awards’, ‘American Music Award’, ‘Kennedy Center Honors’, ‘UK Music Hall of Fame’, ‘Mojo Hall of Fame 100’, ‘UK Music Video Awards’, ‘Surround Music Awards’, ‘Melody Maker Awards’, ‘NME Awards’, ‘Q Awards’ , and ‘MOJO Awards’.
He has also won awards like ‘NME Award for Best Guitarist’, ‘NME Award for Rock ‘n Roll Soul Award’, and ‘Kerrang! Hall of Fame Award.’ In 2005 Page was also honoured with the title of ‘Officer of the Order of the British Empire’.
Net Worth of Jimmy Page
Jimmy Page has an estimated net worth of more than $185 million. He has made most of his fortune through his successful music career. However, he also does collaboration acts and tours which can also help in fueling his fortune. And his record production definitely helps in adding more money to the pile.
Jimmy Page is one of the richest and most successful guitarists of all times. He is one of those legends who could turn the crowd crazy by playing just a single string. He continues to play his beloved instruments and experiment with his music. An entire lot of young guitarist is also inspired by this musical legend. Jimmy Page naturally being a guitarist has an extensive collection of some of the most beautiful and surreal guitars in the world. All of his guitars are estimated to cost over $1 million each.