The co-founder of the rock music band named ‘The White Strips’, Meg White is an American drummer. She is predominantly known for her unique drumming style. She is also an occasional vocalist and actress. However, her music career revolves around her drumming skills. Read on to find out Meg White’s net worth in 2019 and her biography.
Meg White was born as Megan Martha White on December 10, 1974, in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. She is the daughter of Walter Hackett White Jr. and Catherine White. Meg hailed from a well-off family. She was raised in Detroit along with her older sister named Heather. She attended Grosse Pointe North High School. She was never interested in study. In fact, after her high school, she decided to quit the study and work for her dreams.
Meg encountered the love of her life when she was running for her dreams. She met John Jack Gillis, who later became Jack White, even before starting her music career. After dating for few months, they tied in the knot in 1996. However, their beautiful love story ended in 2000 with a divorce. In 2009, she married Jackson Smith but they separated in 2013. Out of both marriages, she has no child.
As a child, she wanted to become a chef but things changed as she moved on. After her high school, she started working in a restaurant where she met her future band mate and also husband, Jack White. Initially, she had worked for many bands as a drummer. Finally, they both decided to form a band of their own called ‘the White Strips’ in 1997. For starting 2 years, they only released the single songs. By the time, this band has already garnered a huge popularity. In 1999, the band released its first self-titled album and created the uproars. At that time, their personal relationship was not going smooth but they didn’t let their professional life get affected.
In 2000, the band released its second album titled De Stijl. After this album, their career changed forever. With this album, they garnered the international fame and went on achieving success after success. They released 5-6 albums together, each reaching to the great heights of success. Finally, in 2011, the band disbanded. Afterward, Meg White has been completely out of public eyes. Other than ‘The White Strips’, she has also worked for many other bands.
Awards & achievements
Meg White is a Grammy Award recipient. Over her career, she has won 4 Grammy Awards for the band ‘The White Strips’. She has also won ‘Brit Award’, ‘MTV Video Music Award’, and ‘MTV Europe Music Award’.
Net worth of Meg White
Meg White had a thriving career as a musician. Over her entire career, she remained with the Band ‘The White Strips’ which was an internationally successful band. Though the band lasted for only 12-13 years, it has made the entire career of Meg and Jack White. Since 2011, Meg has been inactive in the music world. She still holds a staggering net worth of $25 million. Her net worth might go down in future as she is active no more.
If you want to learn the skill to maintain a balance between the personal and professional life, look at Meg White. Even when her relationship with Jack was faltering, they both were soaring professionally.