Anthony Joseph Pereira took the stage name, Joe Perry. He is the lead guitarist and occasional songwriter and the lead vocal of the American legendary rock band Aerosmith. His career started in 1970. His name is included in Rolling Stone’s list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Let’s find out more about how much is Joe Perry’s net worth in 2018.
Joe was born on 10th September in 1950. He belonged to a middle-class family. His father was an accountant, and his mother was a gym teacher in High School. When the 60s pop music revolution touched America, he was very much influenced by the band s, The Rolling Stone, Beatles.
When he saw a local group at a school dance, he was determined that he had to do it. It sounded so incredible to him and sounded almost like those bands from television. When he started playing his first guitar, he was just 10. Perry was not good in studies. He got poor grades and was forced to move into a privet institution.
Aerosmith signed with the label Columbia Records in 1972. They released their first album Aerosmith, the song Dream On from the album was their first hit song. In 1975 their third studio album released. The title was Toys in the Attic. It was a major hit. The next album Rocks in 1976 was sold very fast. He was having problems with some of the band members. So he left the band in 1979. However the next year he rejoined the band.
Awards & achievements:
In 2017 Joe Perry received a prestigious award for his creative excellence, Les Paul Award. He received the honour at the Annual NAMM TEC Awards. Aerosmith received 6 American Music Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, 4 Grammy Awards, 2 MTV Europe Awards, 10MTV Music Awards, 1 People’s Choice award, 1 So0ul Train Award, 2 Teen Choice Awards, 2 Boston Music Awards,1 MTV Movie Award and nominated for prestigious awards for several times.
Net worth of Joe Perry
Joe Perry’s estimated net worth is $120 million. Most of his money comes from his work as the lead guitarist of the great rock band Aerosmith. The band was formed in 1970. He launched his solo album in 1995 and the album released in 2009 with the title Joe Perry, which became a big hit. Besides his music career, he appeared in NBC drama.
His album Music from Another Dimension with the band got certified as gold by Music Canada. He earned $35,960 from the album Tough Love: Best of Ballads. From another Aerosmith album Music from Another Dimension, his estimated earnings were $40,000.
In the year of 1975, he married Elyssa Jerret, but he was divorced in 1982. They have a son, Adrian. He married Billie Paulette Montgomery in 1985. Together they have two sons. Their names are Tony and Roman. Adrian and Tony founded the rock group, Dead Boots.
The Perry family lived in different places, Massachusetts, Vermont, Florida, and LA. In 2008 Perry endorsed John McCain for Presidential Election. Until2006 Perry with other partners and his bandmate Steven Tyler owned a restaurant in Massachusetts.