Robert Plant is an English singer who was the lead singer of Led Zeppelin. Throughout his career with Led Zeppelin, he released many albums and was also the main songwriter of the band. Following the breakup of the band, Plant released many albums as a solo artist. He has received several awards and has been hailed as one of the greatest singers in rock and roll’s history. Now let’s have a close look at Robert Plant’s net worth in 2018.
Robert Anthony Plat is the son of Robert C. and Annie Celia Plant. The singer was born on 20 August 1948 in Staffordshire, England. He grew up in Worcestershire.
He went to Southbridge’s King Edward VI Grammar School for Boys and decided to become a chartered accountant. However, he left his studies to join the English Midlands.
He married Maureen Wilson in 1948. The couple is the parents of Logan Romero, Karac Pendragon, and Carmen Jane. They divorced in 1983. Robert Plant has a son named Jesse Lee from his relationship with Shirley Wilson.
He has donated to create a bronze statue of Owain Glyndŵr, Welsh prince. He was given the Knebworth Silver Clef Award in 1990 for his contribution to music.
Robert Plant was appointed as the lead singer of Led Zeppelin in 1968. The band also comprised John Bonham, John Paul James, and Jimmy Page. A year later, the band released their eponymous debut album.
‘Led Zeppelin’ was followed by ‘Led Zeppelin II’, ‘Led Zeppelin III’, and ‘Led Zeppelin IV’. In 1973, they released ‘Houses of the Holy’. Their other albums were ‘Physical Graffiti’, ‘Presence’, ‘In Through the Out Door’, and ‘Coda’.
All of their albums were commercially successful. They also released 15 singles, 9 compilation albums, 4 live albums, and 3 video albums. In 1980, the band broke up.
Robert plant then released the album ‘Pictures at Eleven’ as a solo artist. His albums from the 1980s were ‘The Principle of Moments’, ‘Shaken ‘n’ Stirred’, and ‘Now and Zen’. ‘Manic Nirvana’ became available from March 1990.
Another album ‘Fate of Nations’ was made available in 1993. Plant released ‘Dreamland’ and ‘Might ReArranger’ in 2002 and 2005 respectively. He released ‘Band of Joy’ in 2010.
He continued to release albums in the 2010s and released ‘Lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar’ in 2014. In October 2017, the singer released ‘Carry Fire’. He has released 42 singles, 4 collaborative albums, 3 video albums, and 2 compilation albums.
Awards & Achievements
In 1995, Robert Plant became an inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Led Zeppelin. He is the winner of 1999, 2008, and 2009 Grammy Awards. As a member of Led Zeppelin, he won the American Music Awards in 1995 and had won five Grammy Awards. In 2006, the band was conferred with the Polar Music Prize. The Prince of Wales appointed Plant as the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2009.
Net Worth of Robert Plant
The estimated net worth of Robert Plant has more than $180 million. An established singer, his fortune comes from the sale of his albums. Most of his albums have been certified platinum and multi-platinum. He has also given many successful albums with Led Zeppelin. Additionally, Plant has done many concert tours in his career and has also contributed to other artists. He has also provided the soundtrack for films and has appeared as a featured artist for many other artists.
Robert Plant is one of the most legendary singers in the world. He has been active in his career for over five decades and has influenced many others in the field of music. His legacy has made him win many honors and was also the vice-president of Wolverhampton Wanderers. He was a subject of the documentary ‘Robert Plant: By Myself’ on BBC Two.