Facts of Adam Jones
|Full Name||Adam Jones|
|Birth Name||Adam Thomas Jones|
|Profession||Guitarist, Songwriter, Animator|
|Birth City||Park Ridge|
|Birth Country||United States|
|No Of Children||2|
|Filmography||Jurrassic Park,Terminator 2: Judgement Day|
|Date of Birth||15,1965|
Three-time Grammy Award winner, Adam Jones is an American guitarist, visual artist, and animator. He is best known as the guitarist and co-founder of the progressive metal band Tool, which released Fear Inoculum (2019) after 13 years.
Rolling Stones has placed Adam Jones on the 75th position in their list of Greatest Guitarists of all time and in the 9th place in the Top 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists by Guitar World.
Adam Jones Net Worth: $50 million
As of 2019, the American musician has accumulated a fortune worth $50 million form his musical career. A majority of his net worth comes from the sales of record albums and tours with Tool.
Sales of Albums
As a member of the Tool, his first debut album was Opiate (1992) which sold about 1,155,000 copies and earned $1.5 million. Their second album, Undertow (1993) was also a success and sold 3.01 million copies earning $3.91 million.
Tool's third album Ænima (1996) had an estimated earnings of $4.67 million. Their other albums Lateralus (2001) and 10,000 Days (2006) had an overall earnings of $3.84 million and $3.25 million respectively.
Their latest album Fear Inoculum was released on 20th August 2019 and was able to top the Billboard 200 album charts with Taylor Swift's Lover in no. 2.
Being the co-founder of an integral part of Tool, he must have received a fair share amount of money from the record sales.
The American guitarist is active on Instagram, where uses the account @adamjones_tv which has more than 241k followers. As per some sites, it is calculated that Adam earns midway between $724.5 - $1,207.5 for every single post on Instagram.
The Grammy Award-winning musician resides in Los Angeles, California where he owns a 2,310 sq ft home which he bought in 1998 for the price of $725,000.
He started as bass guitarist for Electric Sheep, which also consisted of Rage Against the Machine's guitarist Tom Morello.
Adam Jones founded the band Tool in 1990, along with Maynard James Keenan, Danny Caret and Paul D'Amour. Paul D'Amour was later replaced by Justin Chancellor as the bassist.
As a visual artist, he has contributed to Tool's music videos of Vicarious, Sober, Parabola, Schism, and Stinkfist.
Jones has also worked as a makeup artist and set designer in films like Jurassic Park, featuring Jeff Goldblum and Samuel L. Jackson, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, and A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, to name a few.
He was born as Adam Thomas Jones on 15th January 1965 in Park Ridge, Illinois in the United States. Jones is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.
As a child, he attended Libertyville High School situated in Libertyville, Illinois. During his high school, he received a scholarship and was accepted into the Suzuki program, which allowed him to learn the violin.
The 54-years-old musician is a married man and has been in a relationship with Korin Faught with whom he shares two children.