Thomas Richard Christy or better known as Richard Christy is an American drummer and an actor. He is also a well-known radio personality. Richard is an excellent drummer and has received a lot of attention from people who are into bands and loves Hard Rock music. So without further doing, let’s check out the net worth in 2018 of this enthralling and ingenious personality.
Richard Christy Early Life
Richard Christy was born in the year 1974 on 1st April in Kansas. He grew up in a small town named Redfield. He was first introduced to the Hard Rock bands by his aunt like Kiss, and he has been a fan of their music ever since. Another musician that he was a fan of when he was just a kid of 4 is Meat Loaf. Other such bands that he was a fan of were Quiet Riot, Twisted Sister, and Iron Maiden. Among all these, it was the Quiet Riot that influenced him the most. Richard became awed after listening to their album named Metal Health.
He also learned to play guitar in the year 1992. Being influenced by American rock band Van Halen’s song Hot for Teacher, Richard also learned the drums in the year 1984. He decided to take up the profession of a drummer and got influenced by many drummers like Frankie Banali, Bobby Jarzombek, Gene Hoglan, Mikkey Dee, etc. He graduated from the Uniontown High School in Kansas in the year 1992.
Richard Christy Career
Richard Christy performed in his high school, and when he was 15, he formed a rock band with his friends and started performing at local bars. He started playing for his favorite rock band Public Assassin, at the age of 18-year-old and he skipped college to do so.
In the year 1995, he formed a metal band named Burning Inside. He also played shortly for the metal band Acheron. Later, he became members of various other Rock bands too. From the year 1999 till the year 2004, he also played for the Iced Earth and Leash Law.
After this, he took a short break. However, he was always connected to his soul music, i.e., Hard Rock. He again returned as an active musician in the year 2008. He started playing guitar and drums both in full swing more than he used to do so before. He has also performed live with Dream Theatre, an American rock band.
Awards and Achievements
Richard Christy debuted on the American talk show, The Howard Stern Show in the year 2004. He was also interested in movies and films since his early days in his life. He made a movie named Evil Ned 2 which was a horror comedy. He has always been fond of horror movies. He also directed another film named Super twins in the year 2006.
He has also done voice works for TV series like Rick and Morty, Metalocalypse, etc. The Howard Stern Show later moved to Sirius XM Radio in the year 2006. Richard started to host a metal show on the Liquid Metal Channel of the radio and also hosted Inside Porn Actor Studio on the channel in the XM Satellite Radio.
Net Worth of Richard Christy
The net worth of talent artist Richard Christy is $500 thousand. The CD releases of his songs and his association with numerous metal bands have resulted in this net worth amount. Other than that, he has also been director of certain movies.
Richard Christy is not only a great drummer but a great human being altogether. His love for metal has made him successful in pursuing a career as a drummer. He is an inspiration to many.