Facts of Axl Rose
|Full Name||Axl Rose|
|Birth Name||William Bruce Rose Jr|
|Birth City||Lafayette, Indiana|
|Father Name||William Bruce Rose|
|Mother Name||Sharon E. Rose|
|Spouse||Erin Everly (m. 1990–1991)|
|Awards||35th Annual GRAMMY Awards,34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991) Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal|
|Sibilings||Amy Bailey, Stuart Bailey|
|Filmography||New Looney Tunes,Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|
|Education||Jefferson High School|
|Date of Birth||February 6,1962|
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Axl Rose?
Axl Rose has a net worth of approximately $200 million as of 2019. Axl Rose is popular as an American singer cum songwriter known for his eminent career as a lead vocalist of the band Guns N’ Roses and AC/DC.
Rose has been named as one of the greatest singers of all time by Rolling Stone and NME. He excelled in the genre like punk, metal, and classic rock. Apart from music, is there any source of his income? Well, let's discover his salary from his music career, his net worth and all other details about his financial accomplishments.
Axl's Net Worth Is $200 Million- His Salary And Income Sources
As of 2019, Axl Rose is estimated to have a net worth of around $200 million according to Celebrity Net Worth, whereas, The Richest claims his net worth to be only $150 million.
He Began His Career In 1980: His Band Collaborations & Albums
In 1980, he started his career professional career with his childhood friend Izzy Stradlin named Hollywood Rose and Chris Weber. Later in 2004, the band released an album with the name ‘The Roots of Guns N’ Roses’.
Later, he left the band and joined L.A. Guns. He also left that band and worked as the cigarettes smoker for a scientific study at UCLA where he had the salary of around $8 per hour (approximately $19 as of 2019.)
In 1985, he with his former bandmate of L.A. Guns and Hollywood Rose. The band consisted, lead guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, drummer Steven Adler, and singer cum songwriter Axl Rose.
Later several members were changed which includes Buckethead (2000 to 2004), Matt Sorum (1990 to 1997), Richard Fortus (since 2001), Dizzy Reed (since 1990), Tracii Guns (since 1985), Frank Ferrer (since 2006), Tommy Stinson (since 1998), Chris Pitman (since 1998), Bryan Mantia (since 2001), DJ Ashba (2009 to 2015), Gilby Clarke (1991 to 1994), Ron Thal (2006 to 2014), Paul Tobias (1994 to 2002), and few others.
Some of the popular songs of the band are; Sweet Child O’ Mine, November Rain, Paradise City, Welcome to the Jungle, Patience, Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, and many more. The band has sold over 100 million albums sales until 2019 and the record has made them one of the bestselling bands in the history.
|1987||Record sales of the album Appetite for Destruction||$30,000,000|
|1988||Record sales from the album G N' R Lie||$11,000,000|
|1991||Record sales from the album Use Your Illusion I & II||$39,000,000|
|1998||Record sales from the complication album Use Your Illusion||$1,000,000|
|1999||Record sales from the live album Era '87–'93||$ 800,000|
|2004||Record sales from the complication album Greatest Hits||$13,000,000|
|2008||Record sales from the album Chinese Democracy||$6,500,000|
In 2012, Axl Rose was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Guns N’ Roses but he did not attend the ceremony.
Rose later joined with guitarist Angus Young and the members of AC/DC for a tour after lead singer Brian Johnson retired due to hearing loss. On 16 April 2016, it was officially announced that Rose will team up with AC/DC as a lead singer.
Guns N’ Roses Earned Over $200 Million From Tours
Besides his eminent career, Alx Rose makes gigantic sum from his tours. A source reported that Guns N’ Roses earned over $200 million from their tour. The same source claimed that between June 2017 and June 2018, Rose collected around $20 million from his investments and other miscellaneous sales.
Guns N’ Roses Sold Over 69.8 million
As we have mentioned above Guns N’ Roses has been hugely successful in terms of sales of albums. In his albums G N’ R Lies, Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II, The Spaghetti Incident have combinedly sold over 69.8 million copies worldwide.
Investments And Endorsements Deals
Apart from his career, Rose also earns from his several investments and funds. A source reported his income from investments and funds to be in six to seven digits figure but the exact details are unknown.
Likewise, he also makes a good sum from his endorsements deals and agreements. He has endorsed several popular brands and companies such as Dr. Pepper, Budweiser and many more.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Expenses, Taxes, Insurances, Charity Works
The millionaire Axl Rose is currently living in his Malibu House, California. His house is worth around millions but the exact price of the mansion is unknown.
Similarly, his cars collections are:
|Bentley||$304,670 - $361,500|
|Chevrolet||$13,220 to $55,900|
|Ferrari 612 Scaglietti||$58,277|
Well, there is no information about his tax payments but back in 2014, Alx Rose once made a joke about paying tax as well as death. He tweeted in twitter: ‘If I’m Dead, Do I Still Have to Pay Taxes.’
His current insurance policies and plans are unknown.
Axl Rose is also involved in various philanthropic works including Little Kids Rock by donating instruments. He has made also made several mandatory donations to the Feeding America charity.
Controversies And Lawsuits
Here are some of his money related controversies:
1. After he was replaced by Doug Goldstein, Rose smashed his grand piano worth around $60,000 by throwing it out of the picture window.
2. In a 90-minute concert at Riverport Amphitheater, St. Louis, he departed from the middle of the show having around 2,500 fans. The cause of his leaving was actually due to not reporting on the onstage requests from Rose for security to seize a fan’s camera. Later the fans went on the rampage causing damage of around $200,000 in July 1990.
3. In 1992, Rose’s fans caused the damage of approximately $400,000 due to cancellation of the band’s show. Following in same year, Rose was fined around $50,000 and two years of probation for property damages and assault.
4. Steven Adler filed the lawsuit against Rose stating that he had been fired out without proper reason. Adler and Rose settled the case out of the court with around $2,500,000 and 15% royalties of everything recorded by Adler.
5. Similarly, due to his absence at Vancouver's General Motors Place concert the public caused the damage of estimated around $100,000.
6. Back in 2009, Irving Azoff, former band manager sued Rose for not paying approximately $1.87 million fees of the tour.
7. Rose sued Activision in November 2010 for $20 million for violating an agreement but the judge dismissed the case in February 2013.
Axl Rose Personal Life- Biography, Age, Single, Married, Divorce, Engagement, Past Affairs, Height, Weight
Axl Rose was born William Bruce Rose Jr on 6 February 1962 under the sun sign Aquarius. He was born in Lafayette, Indiana to mother Sharon E. Rose and father William Bruce Rose and raised in Los Angeles as William Bruce Bailey.
As of 2019, Axl Rose is 57 years of age and holds American Nationality and belonging to white ethnicity.
Marriage, Divorce, & Other Relationships
Coming to his personal life, Axl Rose is currently single. He was married to his ex-wife Erin Everly from 1990 to 1991. They tied the knot on 28 April 1990 in an intimated wedding in Las Vegas. Their marriage took a bitter path in less than a month and then Everly filed for the divorce, however, they reconciled later and Everly became pregnant.
Sadly, in October 1990, she faced miscarriage which deeply affected their relationship as Rose wanted to have a happy family with his wife and children.
Following November Everly left Rose and annulled their marriage as they often had arguments. After a few years of annulment, Everly filed a lawsuit stating Rose’s physical and emotional abuse throughout their relationship. Later, it was disclosed that the suit was canceled out of the court.
Apart from that, Axl Rose was also engaged to Stephanie Seymour. The married couple separated after three weeks of their engagement in February 1993.
Talking about his past affairs, he was in a romantic relationship with Adriana Smith (1985), Monique Lewis (1985), Gina Sailer (1979 to 1983) and Bridgette Monroe, Stephanie Seymour (1991 to 1993).
Axl Rose stands tall at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) and weighs around 79 kg (174 pounds).