Highly celebrated as one of the best vocalists of heavy metal, Randy Blythe is best known for being the lead singer of the metal band ‘Lamb of God’. Today, he is a big name in heavy metal music but his journey hasn’t been easy. From the legal troubles to the early struggle, Randy Blythe has faced it all. Today, let’s learn all about him. What he is doing now and what is his net worth in 2018?
Randy Blythe early life
Born as David Randall Blythe on February 21, 1971, in Virginia US, Randy Blythe is a popular American singer, actor, and songwriter. There is not much information about his parents and educational background. As a teenager, he strived to become a singer. Means, he has spent his childhood learning music skills. How he managed to kick off his career in music world is not known.
Like his family background, his love life is also not much known. He always keeps his private life, private. The singer is said to have married Cindy Blythe in 2005. The couple has one daughter. When they welcomed their daughter is not known. However, the couple seems to have a smooth relationship and there is not any sign of their divorce. There is also not any information about his linkups prior to the marriage.
Recently, Randy was in headlines due to the legal troubles. In 2010, he was convicted of the manslaughter charges related to a 19-year-old fan. In 2012, he was arrested for this case by the Czech Republic. However, soon he got acquittal. This case garnered a huge attention.
Randy Blythe career, awards & achievements
Randy wanted to become the singer since the very beginning. As a teenager, he looked up to the hard-core bands but as he grew up, he found a way in Rock-metal. In 1995, he joined ‘Lamp of God’ band which was known as ‘Burn The Priest’ at that time. However, his journey from a common man to the one of the most important members of ‘Lamp of God’ band has never been easy. Before breaking into the singing, he worked as a cook for a brief period of time.
When he got selected in ‘God of Lamp’ music band, his career took a leaf of success. Since 1995, he has been the member of this band. Today, he is the lead vocalist of the band. With this band, he released many albums including Killadelphia, Resolution, Wrath, and the New American Gospel. Most of the albums in which he is featured have garnered a huge success.
While working on ‘God of Lamp’ band, Randy has also appeared in some other bands such as Locusts and Overkill. Lately, he has also made his film debut. ‘The Graves’ is the biggest hit of Randy. Presently, he is very active in the music. In 2017, he made the guest appearance in the album ‘Souls of the Revolution’.
Awards & achievements
Randy didn’t have a career as a solo artist, so winning an award as a solo artist is out of the question for him. But with his band ‘God of Lambs’, he shared 5 Grammy Award nominations. The band also won 5 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards.
Net worth of Randy Blythe
Randy is a self-made star. Today, whatever he is, he is on his own. At the beginning of his career, he had to struggle a lot. When his career came in full swing, he got involved in legal troubles. Thus, his career and net worth got affected badly. However, the musician has managed to accumulate a good net worth. As of now, he has a decent net worth of $3.5 million. His net worth will surely upsurge in upcoming years as he is working on a few band albums.
Achieving success after a hard beginning is never easy but Randy has managed to do so. He has even got the legal troubles at the peak of his career but he has successfully gone through it.