Facts of Chad Kroeger
|Full Name||Chad Robert Turton|
|Birth Name||Chad Robert Turton|
|Birth City||Hanna, Alberta|
|Father Name||Wendall Turton|
|Mother Name||Debbie Kroeger|
|Spouse||Avril Lavigne (m. 2013- div. 2015)|
|Relation With||Marianne Gurick (2002- 2009), Kristen Dewitt (2007 - 2012)|
|Awards||International Achievement Award|
|Date of Birth||November 15,1974|
Chad Kroeger, the vocalist & co-founding member of the rock band Nickelback, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician & entrepreneur. With the band, Chad records 9 studio albums including the RIAA Diamond album All the Right Reasons and totals 43 singles so far.
Turned professional since 1995, Kroeger is also the co-founder of the production company 604 Records.
Over the years, Chad has released many famous songs How You Remind Me, Someday, Figured You Out, Photograph, and When We Stand Together.
What Is Chad Kroeger's Net Worth In 2020?
Initially a telemarketer and seafood salesboy door-to-door, Chad began his music career journey through grunge cover band, Village Idiot in the early 90s.
Later, in 1995, Kroeger formed a Canadian rock band Nickelback & is its lead singer & lead guitarist to date.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 45-year-old Chad Kroeger has a net worth of $60 million as of April 2020.
Indeed, his venture of over 2 decades with the band Nickelback got him a hefty fortune- thanks to album sales & tours.
Furthermore, the Hanna, Alberta-born grabbed a considerable sum as the founder of production company 604 Records.
Also, he has worked in collaborations with many artists & even, co-wrote songs too.
In collaboration with the band Saliva, Kroeger performed the song "Hero" for the 2002 hit film Spider-Man starring Tobey Maguire; the song earned him an International Achievement Award in 2003.
Further collaborations of the 6 ft. tall Chad as a songwriter include:
|Carlos Santana||Why Don't You & I (2002)|
Into the Night (2007)
|Bo Bice||You're Everything (Kroger played the guitar in the song)|
|Chris Daughtry's band Daughtry||No Surprise (2009)|
|Tim McGraw||It's a Business Doing Pleasure with You (2009, Chad & Brett James co-wrote the song)|
Did you know? Kroeger has worked with his then-wife pop-rock singer Avril Lavigne; she owns $50 million net worth in 2020.
Founded Rock Band 'Nickelback' In 1995
Formerly the member of Village Idiot, a grunge cover band, Chad Kroeger founded the Hanna, Alberta-based rock band Nickelback in 1995.
With himself in the lead vocals & lead guitars, the co-founding members were his brother Mike Kroeger (bassist), cousin Brandon Kroeger (drums, 1995- 1997) & Ryan Peake (rhythm guitars & keyboard).
Over the journey of over 25 years, the band members remained the same except for the drums; since 2005, Daniel Adair took the place of Ryan Vikedal (1998- 2005).
As for a fact, during the Nickelback' formation, Kroeger took $4,000 from his step-father to record their new EP Hesher (1996); they spent $2,000 in the recording & the other half on magic mushrooms.
Their band Nickelback is considered as one the successful Canadian rock bands & records over 50 million albums sales worldwide.
Interesting Fact: With his band, Chad is active in charity works & has associations with Obakki Foundation and STOMP Out Bullying.
Album Releases & Tours: Earnings From Music Career
After releasing their debut album Curb in 1996 with the label FACTOR, Chad Kroeger's band signed with Roadrunner Records in 1999 & released 5 studio albums with the label (2nd album 'The State' was independently released).
With the Republic Records, the band released their 8th album No Fixed Address (2014) and 9th album Feed the Machine (2017) with BMG.
The Nickelback's most successful album All the Right Reasons (released on October 4, 2005) became RIAA: Diamond, recording 11 million copies sold worldwide.
Here is the list of the Canadian rock band's albums & its sales:
|Albums||Certification /Sales||Famous Songs|
|Curb (1996)||BPI: Silver & MC: Gold||Fly|
|The State (1998)||Platinum (both RIAA & MC)||Leader of Men and Breathe|
|Silver Side Up (2001)||6-time RIAA Platinum (10 million copies sold worldwide)||How You Remind Me and Too Bad|
|The Long Road (2003)||3-time RIAA Platinum||Someday and Figured You out|
|All the Right Reasons (2005)||RIAA: Diamond (11 million copies worldwide)||Photograph, Faraway and Rockstar|
|Dark Horse (2008)||3-time RIAA Platinum||Gotta Be Somebody and If Today Was Your Last Day|
|Here and Now (2011)||RIAA: Platinum (2 million copies worldwide)||When We Stand Together and Lullaby|
|No Fixed Address (2014)||Platinum by MC||Edge of a Revolution and Million Miles an Hour|
|Feed the Machine (2017)||BPI: Silver||Song on Fire and Must Be Nice|
Tours & Earnings
Here is the list of the band's tours:
- Dark Horse Tour (September 8, 2008- October 30, 2010)
- Here and Now Tour (April 10, 2012- December 12, 2013)
- No Fixed Address Tour (February 14, 2015- October 25, 2016)- Grossed $5.239 million
Chad's band Nickelback opened for Bon Jovi's the European leg of Have a Nice Day Tour in 2006; the tour totalled a collection of $131.4 million.
On the occasion of their 15th anniversary, the Nickelback announced their 2020 tour All The Right Reasons in January 2020; the tour will kick off on June 19 & with conclusion date on October 3.
Where Does Chad Kroeger Live?
Currently, the Canadian singer-songwriter lives in his house in San Clemente, California. Formerly, he resided in 7,888-square-foot property with 6 bedrooms & 8 bathrooms in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles.
Reportedly, Chad & his now ex-wife Avril Lavigne, a Canadian pop singer, bought the LA house for $5.4 million in June 2015.
The Nickelback vocalist has a house in Abbotsford, Canada.
Ex-Husband Of Avril Lavigne: What's His Relationship Status?
On July 1, 2012, Chad began dating fellow Canadian singer Avril Lavigne & after 6 months of the relationship, they got engaged on August 21, 2012.
Koreger & Lavigne married on July 1, 2013, in France & honeymooned in Portofino, Italy.
However, after 2 years of marriage, the duo divorced on September 2, 2015. They didn't share any children.
Prior to Avril, Chad already was in 2 relationships; he was engaged to hair salon owner Marianne Gurick (2002- 2009) & reportedly dated Kristen Dewitt (2007 - 2012).
Meanwhile, Kroeger is allegedly single & no report of his dating story or girlfriend is out.
Chad Robert Turton was born on November 15, 1974, in Hanna, Alberta, Canada, to Wendall Turton & Debbie Kroeger. When Chad was 2 years old, his father left his family that became the basis of the song "Too Bad".
Kroeger's maternal grandfather Henry Kroeger was a politician.
Did you know? For the surgery of Chad's cyst on his larynx, the second leg of his band's North American tour in 2015 was cancelled & later the entire leg of the European tour was cancelled too.