Facts of Henry Rollins
|Full Name||Henry Lawrence Garfield|
|Birth Name||Henry Lawrence Garfield|
|Profession||singer-songwriter, actor, musician, comedian, presenter, activist|
|Birth Country||United States of America|
|Date of Birth||February 13,1961|
Henry Lawrence Garfield AKA Henry Rollins is a famous American singer-songwriter, actor, musician, comedian, presenter, and activist who is currently busy hosting a weekly radio show on KCRW. Similarly, he was a regular columnist for LA Weekly and is a regular columnist for Rolling Stone Australia.
After his time in the short-lived band State of Alert back in 1980, he joined the California hardcore punk band Black Flag in 1981 till 1986 as the front-man. Following the group being disbanded, Henry established record label and publishing company 2.13.61.
Henry also formed the Rollins Band that toured numerous line-ups from 1987 to 2003. Regarding his radio and television career, he hosted several radio shows like Harmony in My Head and television series like The Henry Rollins Show, Jackass, and 120 Minutes.
How Much Is Henry Rollins’ Net Worth?
The 58-year-old Henry, who started his professional career in 1980, has been active in the entertainment and journalism career for almost four decades. The multi-talented personality has been engaged in numerous fields, including singing, musical, comedian, presenting, acting, and activist career.
While talking about Henry Rollins’ net worth, The Richest claims it is $13 million, whereas, other sources like Celebrity Net Worth and Taddlr report it as $12 million.
Henry Rollins’ Sources Of Income
Henry’s primary sources of income are musical and acting career whereas earns a hefty amount of money being a presenter and activist. The concert, ticket sales, and album sales are another source of his income.
Henry started his musical career in 1979 working as a roadie for Washington bands like Teen Idles till 1980. He joined Black Flag in 1981 when he began exchanging letters with bassist Chuck Dukowski.
The Black Flag’ vocalist Dez Cadena allowed him to sing and soon became a new vocalist. In August 1986, Black Flag got disbanded. During the time, he already had started his solo spoken word artist career. He released two solo records; Hot Animal Machine and Drive-by Shooting in1987.
In the 1980s, Henry produced an album of acoustic songs for Completion. He later produced Australian hard rock band, Mark of Cain’s album III at Ease in 1995.
Television And Movie Career
Soon after coming into the fame from the Rollins Band, he started his television career appearing in Alternative Nation and MTV Sports.
He has appeared in The Chase, Unsolved Mysterious, Union Undressed, Welcome to Paradox, Batman Beyond, Henry’s Film Corner, The Henry Rollins Show, The Drew Carey Show, Night Visions, Hawaii Five-0, Animal Underworld, Deadly Class, Z Nation, and others.
Henry worked in numerous moves, and his incredible acting skills can be seen in The Slog Movie, Bad Boys II, The Alibi, The Devil’s Tomb, A House on A Hill, The New Guy, Jackass The Movie, Downloaded, The Last Heist, Salad Days, West of Memphis, Adventure Time, American Dad!, Uncle Grandpa, Mr. Pickles, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and others.
Books, Audiobooks, And Journalism
Henry is also a writer and has written numerous books including:
- Black Coffee Blues worth $1.78 paperback
- Do I Come Here Often?- $3.33 paperback
- See a Grown Man Cry: Now Watch Him Die- $4.23 paperback
- At to Choke Hearts- $17.90, Eye Scream- $34.00 paperback
- Smile, You’re Traveling- $2.75 paperback.
Regarding his online journalism, Henry started contributing to the “Politics & Power” blog at Vanity Fair magazine in September 2018. He has worked in Straight Talk Espresso, LA Weekly, The Huffington Post, and others.
He Toured In Mercedes X-Class: What Are His Other Assets?
During an interview with News, Henry revealed that he and his family used to live in Washington DC. As per Zillow, the median house worth in Washington is around $564,400.
Taking about his other assets, back in 2009, Berg Properties reported that the rocker listed his Los Angeles’ Hollywood Hills mansion for $1.5 million. His traditional-style villa spreads up to 2,100 square foot.
The house, which was built in 1947, consists of two full baths, three bedrooms, a three-quarter bath, many windows for enough light, and an open floor plan. He purchased the mansion back in 1999 for $740 thousand.
Similarly, Henry openly shares evidence regarding his lavish lifestyle. In March 2018, he toured the eastern states of Australian in the new Mercedes X-Class ute that costs $79,415.
His first car was a classic car 1968 VW Fastback costing around $14 thousand which was a graduation gift from his mother. The car was his first accommodation after leaving the house.
The singer later gave away his VW to drive the van for the Black Flag. After the band broke, he started his solo career. During that time, he treated himself with a BMW 540i costing $58,950 and Porsche911 Cabriolet that worth $117,400.
For now, he drives maroon-red Mazda6 sedan. The price of the car is $23,800. However, he had a five years deal as the voice of Infiniti Cars.
Speaking up about his current car, Henry claimed that it is the best and perfect car for him as he is living in Los Angeles where the parking lots are tiny. He also claimed that he does not want to spend too much on cars these days.
Henry’s name has not been dragged in any kind of tax controversies. As he resides in Los Angeles, he pays $1,983 tax.
Henry Rollins, whose real name is Henry Lawrence Garfield, was born on 13th February 1961, and is 58 years old, as of 2019. He was born in Washington, D.C., the United States of America. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
He was the only child of Iris Garfield and Paul Garfield. His father belonged to Jewish descent. His parental great-grandfather fled to the United States from Rezekne.
He was three years old when his parents divorced. He then was raised by his single mother. During an interview in 1987, Henry claimed that he had not seen his father since he was 18 years old. He said:
"What my father thinks of me, or if he is still alive, I have no idea."
Henry was sexually assaulted during his childhood and teenage days and suffered from low self-esteem and depression. In addition, he took Ritalin for several years to focus during school after being diagnosed with hyperactivity.
Regarding his educational background, he studied at The Bullis School.
Does He Have A Wife?
Henry has not been married till the date but has been romantically linked for numerous times. Back in 2007, he dated American film actress Janeane Garofalo for a year. He then dated Puerto Rican model Dee for a short period of time in 2001.
Previously, he was once romantically linked with American pianist and composer Diamanda Galas and writer/editor Laura Cloud. As of now, Henry is single.
How Tall Is Henry Rollins?
Henry stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175cm and weighs around 80 kg.