Axl Rose is a well-known American singer who is the lead singer of the band Guns N’ Roses. He is also a musician, record producer, and songwriter. Rose has been a member of the band since 1985. He has released several albums for Guns N’ Roses and has also released albums with other groups. In 2016, he became the lead vocalist of AC/DC. Let’s find out how much is Axl Rose’s net worth in the current year 2018 And how did he manage to accumulate all the wealth and fame.
Axl Rose Early Life
W. Axl Rose was born as William Bruce Rose Jr. in Lafayette, Indiana on February 6, 1962, to his parents William Bruce Rose and Sharon Elizabeth Lintner.
He was raised by his mother and stepfather and was known as William Bruce Bailey. Rose went to Jefferson High School, where he used to study piano and used to participate in the school chorus.
In 1990, Axl Rose married Erin Everly. Their marriage got annulled in 1991. In 1993, he got engaged to Stephanie Seymour, but they later broke up. He is currently single. Rose is a believer in homoeopathic medicine. He also believes in past-life regression.
At the age of 2 years old, he got sexually abused by his father. In 1982, he relocated to Los Angeles, California.
Axl Rose Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1986, Axl Rose became the lead vocalist of Guns N’ Roses. It includes Steven Adler, Slash, Izzy Stradlin, and Duff McKagan. In 1987, Guns N’ Roses released its debut studio album called ‘Appetite for Destruction’. It sold more than 30 million copies across the world.
They released their second album ‘G N’ R Lies’ in 1988. This too became multi-platinum. In 1991, the band released ‘Use Your Illusion I’. This was followed by ‘Use Your Illusion II’ in the same year. In 1993, they released “The Spaghetti Incident?”. Their most recent studio album called ‘Chinese Democracy’ became available from November 2008.
Guns N’ Roses has also released two compilation albums, three EPs, seven video albums, one live album, 24 music videos, and 18 singles. Some of their popular singles include “Sweet Child o’ Mine”, “Paradise City”, “You Could Be Mine”, “November Rain”, “Welcome to the Jungle”, “Patience”, “Ain’t It Fun”, and “Don’t Cry”.
Rose has also released the album called ‘The Roots of Guns N’ Roses’ with Hollywood Rose in 2004. In 2014, he released the album ‘Ready to Rumble’ with Rapidfire. He has guest appeared for many other artists like Don Henley, Steve Jones, Gilby Clarke, The Outpatience, and Sebastian Bach.
Axl Rose has won many awards with Guns N’ Roses. They have won four American Music Awards out of eight nominations. They have received four nominations from the Billboard Music Awards and three nominations from the Grammy Awards. The band has also won two World Music Awards and is the winner of four MTV Video Music Awards. In 1988, the band won the Billboard Music Award. In 2012, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Net Worth of Axl Rose
Axl Rose has an estimated net worth of more than $150 million. He amassed this wealth by releasing some albums with Guns N’ Roses. His band has sold more than 100 million albums across the world. He has also successfully collaborated with other artists to release albums and singles. In 1988, he was seen in the film ‘The Dead Pool’. He has also voiced in the video game ‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’. Rose has been active in his career for over three decades.
Axl Rose is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. He found considerable success after becoming the lead vocalist of Guns N’ Roses. He is known as one of the greatest singers ever by NME and Rolling Stone. Today, Guns N’ Roses is one of the most popular rock bands in the world.