Brendon Boyd Urie is an American virtuoso singer-songwriter and a gifted multi-instrumentalist who Known for his eccentric voice quality, he has been wowing audiences as the lead singer of the celebrated American rock band ‘Panic! At the Disco’ since 2004. Keep reading to know more about Brendon Urie’s net worth in 2018.
Brendon Urie Early Life
Born into a considerably large family, Brendon Urie was the 5th and last born of Grace and Boyd Urie. Although, he was born in St. George, Utah much of his childhood was spent in Las Vegas, Nevada where he received his schooling at the Palo Verde High School. It was here that he befriended a young bassist by the name of Brent Wilson who was already a part of a band. Upon Brent’s insistence, Brendon joined the band as a guitarist. The band then went on to become one of the leading rock bands in America and came to be known as ‘Panic! At the Disco’. As of 2017, he is the lead vocalist of the band and its only original member.
In 2013, Brendon Urie settled down and married Sarah Orzechowski.
Brendon Urie Career
Shortly after joining ‘Panic! At the Disco’, Brendon Urie impressed everybody with his mesmerizing vocals, became its lead singer and went on to sing for the band’s five studio albums released from 2005-2016. The band’s 1st album ‘A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out’ came out in 2005 and turned out to be an instant hit among the audiences with the record 1.8 million sales. They followed it up with ‘Pretty. Odd.’ in 2008 for which Brendon donned the hat of a lyricist apart from being the lead vocalist. ‘Vices & Virtues’ their 3rd studio album was released in 2011 followed by ‘Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!’ in 2013, which turned out to be their most successful album at the time debuting at no.2 on the Billboard 200. The album effectively delineated Brendon’s range and versatility as a singer. Finally, the band hit the bull’s eye in 2016 with ‘Death of a Bachelor,’ which became their 1st album to reach the number 1 spot and recorded unprecedented sales.
While being a member of ‘Panic! At the Disco’, Brendon Urie also collaborated with various other rock bands, like ‘The Cab’, ‘Butch Walker’, ‘Every Time I Die’, ‘Weezer’ and ‘Fall Out Boy’ (a band under the same label as ‘Panic!’) lending vocals, penning songs and appearing in music videos of various of their songs. He has also featured in the music videos of various renowned artists, like Travis McCoy, Dillon Francis, and Lil Dicky among others. In 2008, he wrote a song called ‘New Perspective’ for the horror/comedy film ‘Jennifer’s Body.’
Apart from performing as part of the band, Brendon Urie has also entertained audiences at solo events. In 2013, he gave a tribute to Billy Joel who was being conferred with the Kennedy Center Honor for influencing American culture through the arts in front of an eminent audience that had the likes of Barack Obama.
In 2017, Brendon made his Broadway debut as Charlie Price, one of the leads in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical ‘Kinky Boots’ for which he was widely appreciated.
Awards & Achievements
Brendon Urie received the award for Best Vocalist at the Alternative Press Music Awards in 2014. ‘Panic! at the Disco’ was honored yet again at the APMAs with the Artist of the Year award in 2017.
Net Worth of Brendon Urie
The estimated net worth of Brendon Urie is a considerable $8 million. Much of his wealth comes from his successful band ‘Panic! At the Disco’ with which he has stuck over the years against all the odds.
The sky is the limit when it comes to fame and success for an artist of Brendon Urie’s grit and caliber. With many more years left in his already illustrious career, his net worth is bound to increase with each feather that he will acquire along the way!