Famous American singer-songwriter, radio personality, screenwriter, and actor, Dee Snider is famous as a lead singer of Twisted Sister, a heavy metal band. Keep reading to know more about Dee Snider’s net worth in 2018.
Dee Snider Early Life
Dee was born on 15th March 1955 in Astoria, Queens, New York. Though he was from a working-class family, he liked to perform on stage as a child. He sang for the Baldwin High School Concert Choir, church choir, and several school choruses. He was selected for All-State Chorus when he was at the high school as showed promise of becoming a good singer from a small age.
After his graduation in 1973 from the Baldwin High School, Snider joined and left many rock bands as was not able to find his desired success.
Dee Snider Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1976, he joined the group Twisted Sister, an American heavy metal band founded by guitarist Jay French in the year 1972. The group formed a very good team of instrument players till 1975 like guitarist Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda, drummer Kevin John Grace, and bassist Kenneth Harrison Neil but it was not complete without a lead singer and Dee was fit for them. He quickly becomes famous as the lead singer and lyricist of the group.
The group released their very first album in 1982 named Under the Blade which achieved moderate success. Their next You Can’t Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll earned a lot more fame than their previous one. But their 1984 album Stay Hungry brought them into the limelight which they wanted for a very long time. Some of the hit singles of the group are “I Wanna Rock” and “We’re Not Gonna Take It”.
We can see dee as the host of Heavy Metal Mania, an MTV Show in 1985. In the year 1987 the Twisted Sister split up and Snider was very much depressed about the fact as he loved the band very much. After that Snider tried some films too like Strangeland and Strangeland 2: Cult of Personality.
Awards & Achievements
There are no such big awards to his name though he has earned a lot of love from his fans which is no less than awards. Though he was honored in Music Biz 2014Awards Luncheon.
Net Worth of Dee Snider
As a singer, Dee has earned a lot of fame as well as a lot of money. His estimated earnings from the album Come Out and Play with the American heavy metal band Twisted Sister is $500,000 and the album Stay Hungry with the same band is $3,000,000.
He also earned $500,000 from the album You Can’t Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll and $2,000,000 from the album Under the Blade both with the American heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Right now the net worth of Dee Snider is estimated at around $10 million.
Snider married her wife Suzette in 1981. Suzette was a former costume designer in his band Twisted Sister. They live on the North Shore of Long Island with their 4 children Cheyenne, Shane, Cody, and Jesse.