Tom DeLonge is a well-known American singer who is also a film producer, entrepreneur, musician, record producer, and songwriter. He was the lead guitarist of the band ‘Blink-182’, and is the lead vocalist and guitarist of ‘Angels and Airwaves’. DeLonge has released many albums and has also released a solo album in 2015. He has also co-written many books. Let’s find out more about how much is Tom DeLonge’s net worth in 2018.
Tom DeLonge Early Life
Thomas Matthew DeLonge Jr. was born on December 13, 1975, in Poway, California to his parents Thomas DeLonge Sr. and Connie DeLonge.
When he was 11, he received a trumpet as a gift for Christmas. He went to Poway High School and later attended Rancho Bernardo High School. DeLonge was interested in music from a young age. He began practicing guitar in his room when he was in his seventh grade.
He also used to do skateboarding and used to do several jobs after his high school.
In 2001, Tom DeLonge got married to Jennifer Jenkins. They married after dating each other for almost six years. Together they are the parents of their daughter Ava Elizabeth and son Jonas Rocket.
DeLonge is known for painting the nails of his left hand.
Tom DeLonge Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1992, Tom DeLonge became the founder of the band Blink-182. In 1995, they released their debut studio album entitled ‘Cheshire Cat’. Two years later, they released the album ‘Dude Ranch’. It went on to sell over 1 million records. In 1999, the band released the album called ‘Enema of the State’. It sold over 15 million records worldwide.
The band released the album ‘Take Off Your Pants and Jacket’ in 2001. Their eponymous album was released in 2003. His last album with Blink-182 was ‘Neighborhoods’ in 2011.
Tom DeLonge is also a member of the band Angels & Airwaves. With them, he released the album ‘We Don’t Need to Whisper’ in 2006. This was followed by the albums ‘I-Empire’, ‘Love’, ‘Love: Part 2’, and ‘The Dream Walker’.
He has released the album ‘Box Car Racer’ with Box Car Racer. In 2015, he released his solo album called ‘To the Stars… Demos, Odds, and Ends’.
DeLonge has also appeared in many films and TV shows including ‘Idle Hands’, ‘American Pie’, ‘Two Guys and a Girl’, MadTV’, and ‘The Simpsons’. He was the writer, director, and producer of the short film ‘Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker’.
Awards & Achievements
With Blink-182, Tom DeLonge won the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in 2000. They have also won the California Music Awards, Kerrang! Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and San Diego Music Awards. With Angels & Airwaves, DeLonge has received four nominations from the MTV Video Music Awards.
Net Worth of Tom DeLonge
Tom DeLonge has an estimated net worth of more than $80 million. He made this album from the sale of his albums. He has released many platinum certified albums with Blink-182. He is the founder of the media company ‘To The Stars Inc.’. DeLonge is also the co-founder of Atticus Clothing. He has launched the website Strange Times and Loserkids.com. He is the founder of Modlife, a design and technology firm. DeLonge has also appeared in a number of documentaries and has launched several apparel lines including ‘Macbeth Footwear’.
Tom DeLonge is considered one of the most popular musicians in the world. He has released several albums with his bands and has also released a solo album. DeLonge has co-authored many books and has also ventured into other business. He found considerable success as a member of the band Blink-182.