The Richest "DRUMMERS" in the World

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Being a musician sometimes is a good way to collect the coffers of wealth, especially if you are already have a big name (branding) then absolutely the money simply flowed into the pockets ranging from concert revenue, album royalties, the salary up to a sponsor. This applies globally to many musicians, not least for a drummer too.

The Drummers List

Well, in this my article, I am going to lay of the Drummers list to the 10 Richest in the world complete with the amount of property information's which owned by them. And this data is based onto reported by the Celebrity Networth List. Following is a list of the 10 Richest Drummer in the World in order reverse:


The Tenth Position of the Drummers

In the Tenth order of the Drummer that is Chadwick "Chad" Smith who was born October 25, 1961 is an American musician, and current drummer of Red Hot Chili Peppers, whom he joined in 1988 and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Smith is also the drummer of the hard rock supergroup "Chickenfoot" and currently the all-instrumental outfit Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats. As one of the most highly sought-after drummers. And the total value of his Wealth as reported by Celebrity Networth List is about US$90 million.

The Ninth Position

In the rank of Ninth position is occupied by a Drummer from the "Aerosmith" and that is Joseph Michael "Joey" Kramer who was born June 21, 1950 is a drummer for the American hard rock band Aerosmith. Kramer was born in The Bronx, New York City. His memoir, Hit Hard: A Story of Hitting Rock Bottom at the Top, was released on June 30, 2009. A powerful drummer, Kramer has been known to amuse concertgoers during his drum solos by striking the drums with his arms, legs, toes, elbows and even his forehead.

Kramer is credited with originating the name Aerosmith. In his memoir, Kramer revealed that he idly conceived the name Aerosmith while listening to Harry Nilsson's album Aerial Ballet in 1968, two years before the band was formed. Kramer insists that there is no connection between the name "Aerosmith" and Sinclair Lewis' novel Arrowsmith.
The estimated property and the total value of his Wealth is about US$100 Million.

The Eighth Position

And then the estimated results of the wealth is equal about US$105 million and into the Eighth position is Roger Meddows Taylor who was born 26 July 1949 is an English musician, instrumentalist, singer and songwriter. He is best known as the drummer of the rock band Queen, but has also served as occasional songwriter and lead vocalist.

As a drummer, he is renowned for his unique sound and is considered one of the most influential rock drummers of the 1970s and 1980s. As a songwriter, Taylor contributed songs to the band's albums from the very beginning, composing at least one track on every album, and often singing lead vocals on his own compositions.

The Seventh Position

The next drummer who is at the Seventh position is Laurence Joseph "Larry" Mullen, Jr. or known as Larry Mullen Jr he is a drummer who comes from a musical group or Irish rock band "U2" and the estimated results of the assets owned by him is as much as US$150 million.

An Irish musician who was born October 31, 1961 is one of the four original founders of U2, he would relate that he described the band as "The Larry Mullen Band" for about ten minutes, then his friend walked in and blew any chance then he had of being in charge.

The Sixth Position

And then in the ranking of Sixth position is occupied by a Drummer from a classical musical group "The Rolling Stones" and that is Charles Robert "Charlie" Watts or his famous called Charlie Watts was born to Charles Watts on June 02, 1941.

Watts played regularly with Blues Incorporated and maintained a job with another advertising firm of Charles, Hobson and Grey. It was in mid-1962 that Watts first met Brian Jones, Ian "Stu" Stewart, Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards, who also frequented the London rhythm and blues clubs, but it was not until January 1963 that Watts finally agreed to join The Rolling Stones. The estimated property and the total value of Wealth owned by him is equal about US$160 Million.

The Fifth Position

The next drummer who is at the Fifth position is Lars Ulrich a drummer who comes from a Rock underground musical group "Metallica" and the estimated results of the assets owned by him is about US$175 million.

Lars Ulrich born December 26, 1963 is a Danish drummer and one of the founding members of American heavy metal band Metallica. He was born in Gentofte, Denmark to an upper-middle-class family. Ulrich was challenged by actor Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith to a drum-off because he looked "earily similar" to the two (though looking much more similar to Christopher Walken or Anthony Hopkins).

The Fourth Position

Then followed by a drummer who was in Fourth position is Don Henley he is a drummer who comes from a musical group of "The Eagles". Donald Hugh "Don" Henley born on July 22, 1947 is an American singer, lyricist, producer, and drummer, best known as a founding member of the Eagles before launching a successful solo career. Henley was the drummer and co-lead vocalist for the Eagles from 1971–1980, when the band broke up, and from 1994–present, when they reunited. And then the estimated results of the assets owned by him is about US$200 million.

The Third Position

And the categories based on the list of the richest in the world of drummers who are in the Third position is David Eric "Dave" Grohl or known as Dr. G and the Late! born January 14, 1969 is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer, and film director, who first gained recognition and fame as the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana. He is also the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, main songwriter and founder of the band Foo Fighters. And then the estimated results of the assets owned by him is about US$225 million.

The Runner Up Position of the Richest Drummer

Then followed by the drummer of the richest in the world who are at the second position is Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins, LVO or Phil Collins born January 30, 1951, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor. He gained fame as both drummer and lead vocalist for the rock group Genesis, and he gained worldwide fame as a solo artist.
Collins is one of the most successful songwriters and performers of all time, singing the lead vocals on dozens of hit albums and singles in the United Kingdom and the United States between 1976 and 2010, either as a solo artist or with Genesis. His solo singles. And the estimated property and the total value of Wealth owned by him is equal about US$250 million.

The Top Richest Drummer in the world

And the final, bestowal as the Richest Drummer in the world and who is at the Top First and the highest position is Richard Starkey, Jr., MBE who was born 7 July 1940 or better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for "The Beatles". On most of the band's albums, he sang lead vocals for one song.

And the estimated results of the assets owned by him during the heyday of their music is about more then US$300 million. Until today the results of his wealth has been donated to a world foundation charities. and he is still active till present.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
20th Nov 2014 (#)

Pity that Charlie Watts from the Stones is not among the top three, very well Peter Crissley from Kiss and Alan Young and Carl Palmer didn't made the list!

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author avatar viewgreen
21st Nov 2014 (#)

Absolutely you're right but this list also based on Sony Music and the Celebrity Networth List. I do not know why that Alan Young and Carl Palmer didn't on the list. Thank you my friend for stopping here with a great comment... have a nice day. cc: Fern!

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author avatar tafmona
21st Nov 2014 (#)

keep up writing good friend

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author avatar viewgreen
21st Nov 2014 (#)

Yes of course, I always be and you are too my dear Taf!. Thank you for stopping here. :)

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author avatar Shamarie
23rd Nov 2014 (#)

Great work, viewgreen!

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author avatar viewgreen
23rd Nov 2014 (#)

Thank you very much... sure, yours too are great my friend Shamarie. :)

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author avatar Gclick
30th Nov 2014 (#)

Good news for the musical update! thanks.

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author avatar viewgreen
30th Nov 2014 (#)

Thank you very much my friend. cc: Gclick

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author avatar puncakceria
6th Dec 2014 (#)

Informative article... good job my dear. Thank you for sharing this informations. Have a great day. :)

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author avatar viewgreen
6th Dec 2014 (#)

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author avatar Colekdikit
7th Dec 2014 (#)

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author avatar viewgreen
8th Dec 2014 (#)

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author avatar Ptrikha
8th Dec 2014 (#)

An offbeat article and quite an interesting list.

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author avatar viewgreen
9th Dec 2014 (#)

Thank you my friend for stopping here. Ptrikha!

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author avatar Mutimut
19th Dec 2014 (#)

Informative article. well done my dear. Thanks for sharing this entertain information.

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