Facts of Eddie Van Halen
|Full Name||Eddie Van Halen|
|Birth Name||Eddie Van Halen|
|Birth City||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Father Name||Jan Van Halen|
|Mother Name||Eugenia Van Halen|
|Spouse||Janie Liszewski (m. 2009), Valerie Bertinelli (m. 1981–2007)|
|Awards||MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year,Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance|
|Sibilings||Alex Van Halen|
|Filmography||The Wild Life,Van Halen: Video Hits: Vol. 1|
|Education||Pasadena High School|
|Date of Birth||26,1955|
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Eddie Van Halen?
Known as one of the legends of the music industry, Eddie Van Halen is a Dutch-American musician who excelled the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal genre of music. He started his musical career in 1964, and later, formed the American Rock band Van Halen in 1974.
Halen is popular for his 1978 instrumental ‘Eruption’ which ranked #2 in the poll of the "100 Greatest Guitar Solos". As of 2019, Eddie Van Halen is estimated to have a net worth of around $100 million.
Eddie's Net Worth Sits At $100 Million- Salary And Income Sources
As of 2020, Eddie Van Halen is estimated to have a net worth of around $100 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. Some other sources including The Richest claim his net worth to be $85 million.
He mainly earns his net worth from his career as a musician, songwriter, and producer. He is one of the original founder of the American hard rock band Van Halen along with his brother cum drummer Alex Van Halen.
The band was formed in 1972 but was named Van Halen in 1974. He accumulated a huge fortune from his music sales and record sales. His debut album sold over one million copies earning more than $10 million in the United States alone.
His albums has sold millions of copies and has also collected a huge sum of money. Here see the list of earnings from his sales of his albums.
|1979||Van Halen II||$5,320,000|
|1980||Women and Children First||$3,230,000|
|1987||Live Without a Net||$200,000|
|1991||For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge||$3,160,000|
|1993||Live: Right Here, Right Now||$2,100,000|
|1996||Video Hits Volume I||$50,000|
|1996||Best Of – Volume I||$3,702,000|
|1998||Van Halen III||$500,000|
|2004||The Best of Both Worlds||$1,100,000|
|2012||A Different Kind of Truth||$50,000|
With his eminent career, he has been awarded the Grammy Awards and even inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Eddie Van Halen was ranked #1 in the list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".
Some of Eddie’s popular songs are Jump, Panama, Eruption, Runnin’ with the Devil, Hot for Teacher, Dreams and many more.
Other than his successful career, he also earns well from his involvement in several projects. He has even played the iconic guitar solo in one of the legendary Michael Jackson’s hits single, Beat It.
Moreover, he co-wrote Evil Eye with Ozzy Osbourne formed band Black Sabbath but Halen was not given any credit for it due to restrictions from the record company.
He also gathered a gigantic sum by claiming patent as the inventor of US 4656917, US 7183475 and D388117 which are all stringed instruments.
By 2019, his albums have sold over 80 million copies altogether.
Instagram Earnings, Endorsements Deals And Charity Works
Apart from his career, Eddie Van Halen earns an estimated sum of around $789 to $1,315 per sponsored post. Likewise, he also makes a good sum from his endorsements deals and agreements.
A close source reported Eddie Van Halen earns in five to six digits figures from his lucrative endorsements agreements. Till date, he has endorsed Kramer, Peavey and many more.
Eddie Van Halen is also engaged in several charity works. He donated his 75 personal guitars to a nonprofit organization The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. He has also supported other organizations such as Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation, Rape Foundation and many more.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Expenses, Taxes, Insurances
With the huge net worth of around $100 million, Eddie Van Halen is currently living in Los Angeles. He owns a house worth around $2 million which features a swimming pool and an office in his home.
Similarly, he also had a house in Beverly Hills which was listed for around $2.9 million in 2017. Halen actually sold the villa in 2008 at $1.5 million.
Luxury Cars and Bikes
Along with claiming ownership of real estates worth in millions, his net worth also encompases bikes and cars worth in millions. Here are the details on his cars and other vehicles.
He is also a car freak and owns some of the most expensive cars collections including:
|Audi R8 V8||$139,500 to $200,000|
|Audi R8 V10||$172,450 to $184,650|
|Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG||$95,865|
|Porsche 911 GT3||Starting from $144,650|
Besides his fondness for cars and expensive real estates, Eddie as a musician also has his kind of fondness for musical instruments.
In fact, he owns many expensive guitars, including electric and acoustic guitars. Here are the list of all the musical instruments he owns along with the price.
|1960s Teisco Del Ray WG-4L||$559 thousand|
|1960s Gibson ES-335||$125 thousand|
|The Frankenstein (Frankenstrat)||$15,700 to $23,749|
|1970s Ibanez Destroyer 2459 – “The Shark”||$52,5000|
|1978 Danelectro/Charvel Star||$24,999|
|1979 Van Halen II – “Bumblebee”||$99.99 in eBay|
|The Frankenstein (v2)||Bought in $130|
|Kramer 5150 Baretta||$31.39|
|Music Man Eddie VH Signature||$3,271|
|Music Man Eddie VH Doubleneck||$3,300|
|Peavey EVH Wolfgang||$7,903.99|
|Charvel EVH Art Series||$17,499|
|EVH/Fender Frankenstein Replica||$25,000|
|Don Musser Custom-built||$8,988|
|Tacoma JR55 Jumbo||$1,374|
As of now, his signature guitar is Wolfgang USA Edward Van Halen.
Well, there is no information about his tax payments. Talking about his insurances policies and plans, his bandmates wanted him to have his fingers insured but Eddie did not concern about it.
Eddie Van Halen Personal Life- Age, Parents, Height, Married, Girlfriend, Wife, Divorce, Weight
Eddie Van Halen was born Edward Lodewijk van Halen on 26 January 1955 under the sun sign Aquarius. He was born and raised in Amsterdam, Netherlands to parents; father Jan Van Halen and mother Eugenia Van Halen.
As of 2019, Eddie Van Halen is 64-year-old. He holds dual nationality; Dutch- American and belongs to White ethnicity. He stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (173 cm) and weighs around 72 kgs (158 pounds).
He Married His Girlfriend Janie Liszewski
Coming to his personal life, Eddie Van Halen is a married man. He tied the knot to girlfriend turned wife actress and stunt-woman Janie Liszewski. The two lovebirds engaged on 6 October 2008 and later married on 27 June 2009 in an intimate wedding at Studio City estate.
Their marriage was attended by his son Wolfgang Van Halen and officiated by Eddie’s brother Alex.
Regarding his past relationship, he was previously married to actress Valerie Bertinelli whom he met on 29 August 1980 in a concert at Shreveport, Louisiana. The couple dated for a year and married on 11 April 1981. He and his wife were blessed with a child, Wolfgang.
Later on 5 December 2005, Bertinelli filed for divorce after separating in 2001. Their divorce was finalized by the court in December 2007.
Besides, during the coronavirus pandemic, both the husband and wife spread awareness regarding the matter through different means.