Facts of Dave Grohl
|Full Name||Dave Grohl|
|Birth Name||David Eric Grohl|
|Other Name||Stinger,The Nicest Man In Rock,Dr. G|
|Profession||Drummer, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter|
|Birth City||Warren, Ohio|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||James Grohl|
|Mother Name||Virginia Grohl|
|Date of Birth||14,1969|
How Much Is Legendary American Musician Dave Grohl’s Net Worth?
Dave Grohl has a net worth of around $280 million as of July 2019. The Amrican drummer, singer, guitarist, and songwriter is known as the drummer of the legendary grunge band Nirvana which disbanded after Kurt Cobain’s death, and as the frontman and founder of the Foo Fighters.
In addition to this, Grohl has also worked with Queens of the Stone Age and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with former bandmates late Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic.
Dave Grohl has also acted in various films like Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny where he acted alongside Jack Black and has made appearances in various TV shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live! hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
He has also won multiple Grammy Awards for his association with many bands.
Net Worth Details: Income Sources, Salary & Earnings
The Nicest Man In Rock, Dave Grohl is worth around $280 million as of July 2019 according to various online sources.
He amassed this incredible net worth from his almost 4-decade long career in the music industry.
His estimated salary or earnings per year is around $20 million as per some online sources.
Similarly, his albums have sold millions of copies all over the world and revolutionized the music industry and the world as a whole.
Here is the list some of his album sales:
|Year||Band/Album||Revenue From Sales|
|1991||Nirvana / Nevermind||$17,560,000|
|1992||Nirvana / Incesticide||$1,600,000|
|1993||Nirvana/ In Utero||$6,913,000|
|1994||Nirvana/ MTV Unplugged||$8,470,000|
|1995||Foo Fighters/ Foo Fighters||$1,200,000|
|1996||Nirvana/ Muddy Banks of the Wishkah||$1,638,000|
|1997||Foo Fighters/ The Colour and the Shape||$2,812,000|
|1999||Foo Fighters/ There Is Nothing Left to Lose||$1,540,000|
|2002||Nirvana / Nirvana||$3,865,000|
|Foo Fighters / One by One||$1,978,000|
|2004||Nirvana / With the Lights Out||$1,000,000|
|2005||Foo Fighters / In Your Honor||$2,240,000|
|2006||Foo Fighters/ Skin and Bones||$142,500|
|2007||Foo Fighters/ Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace||$1,630,000|
|2009||Greatest Hits / Foo Fighters||$1,278,000|
|2011||Wasting Light / Foo Fighters||$1,305,000|
|2014||Sonic Highways / Foo Fighters||$265,000|
|2015||Songs From the Laundry Room / Foo Fighters||$4,000|
Instagram Earnings, Endorsements & Charity Works
The world-famous musician has over 249k followers on Instagram and according to Influencerbay, he earns around $431 to $738 per post made on the social media platform.
The musician has also various endorsements. Companies like Pearl Drums, Zildjian, Gibson, Fender, Vox, etc. have endorsement deals with the rockstar.
He has donated a lot of money to various charities like 21st Century Leaders, ACLU of Southern California, Autism Speaks, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Entertainment Industry Foundation, HeadCount, LIFEbeat, Live Earth, Milk+Bookies, Robin Hood, Stand Up To Cancer, Teen Cancer America, Whatever It Takes, White Knot for Equality, and Worldwide Orphans Foundation.
Interestingly he also drops $1,000 tips to people serving him from time to time.
He has earned the nickname “The Nicest Guy In Rock” because of his philanthropic nature and incredibly nice demeanor.
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses
Even though Dave Grohl is a multimillionaire, he is a bit frugal when it comes to spending according to CNBC.
However, he does have some nice properties in high costing markets like Los Angeles. In fact, he has a $2 million mansion in Los Angeles.
In November 2015, Grohl sold his immensely expensive and perfectly located Oxnard beach house for $2.9 million. Actually, he bought the 3.088 sq. ft. property in California for around $2.995 million in 2005.
According to CNBC he drives around in a family car and doesn’t spend lavishly on cars except buying a $140K Tesla car. He also said that it was the same car he drove in high school.
His band also has a private jet, the A319-ACJ worth $114.9 million, in which he often travels to various destinations including concerts.
Grohl may be called the nicest guy in rock but he also once made a mistake and drove a scooter after having a few beers and was fined $400 by the Australian Police.
Tax & Insurance
Grohl might pay heavy taxes due to his high income and incredible wealth as per the laws of his state and county.
Well, a property owner in California has to pay 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax. On the other hand, the income tax takes away 10%-37% of the yearly revenue, depending on state and figure of the income.
He may also have insurance of his health, life, body, and properties but the exact plans and policies are not available in the media.
Dave Grohl’s Personal Life: Wife, Kids, Daughter, Family, Birthday, Musical Influence & Height
Dave Grohl was born David Eric Grohl on January 14, 1969, in Warren, Ohio, U.S. to James Grohl and Virginia Grohl. His parents divorced when he was just seven years old and his family was torn apart.
He is of mixed ethnicity and has German, Irish, and Slovak heritage. The American drummer grew up with a sister named Lisa Grohl who is also a music personality.
Regarding his education, he studied at Thomas Jefferson High School and later transferred to Bishop Ireton High School, followed by the move to Annandale High School.
As of July 2019, Dave Grohl's age is 50 and has a height of 6 ft. (183 cm).
As for his relationships, he is married to Jordyn Blum. The couple got married on August 2, 2003 and shares 3 daughters named Ophelia Grohl, Violet Maye Grohl, and Harper Willow Grohl.
Before getting hitched to Jordyn Blum, he was married to Jennifer Youngblood. They tied the knot in 1994 and divorced in 1997. They do not have any kids together.
He has quoted that the learnt the drums by listening to Rush and was heavily influenced by John Bonham of the devilishly divine rock band Led Zeppelin which also had the guitar virtuoso Jimmy Page.