Chad Smith Net Worth|Wiki| Know his earnings, Band, Musics, Songs, Album, Family, Childrens
Facts of Chad Smith Net Worth|Wiki| Know his earnings, Band, Musics, Songs, Album, Family, Childrens
|Net worth||$90 million|
|Date of Birth:||1961 October 25|
|First Name||Chad Gaylord|
|Age:||60 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||6 Feet 3 Inch|
Chad Gaylord Smith is an American musician whose estimated net worth is $90 million. Since 1988 he has been the drummer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Chad is also the drummer of the hard rock supergroup Chickenfoot and Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats. Chad worked with The Chicks on Taking the Long Way, an album that won 5 Grammy Awards in 2007.
Networth and Assets
With a fortune of $90 million, Chad Smith is one of the wealthiest musicians in the world. Smith is best known as the drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Chad paid $2.45 million for a 5,000-square-foot seaside house in Montauk in 2005. But there were rumors that he and his wife is selling this house for $15 million in 2015.
Chad also bought five-bedroom Malibu property for $8.6 million in 2006. In 2020, this was considered to be his principal house, as he looked to be selling his other properties. In 2014, he bought a $2.755 million Venice house, compared to Chad's other acquisitions, this home is modestly sized at 2,800 square feet.
Chad Smith's Early Life
Chad Smith was born on October 25, 1961, in St. Paul, Minnesota, as the third child of Joan Smith and Curtis Smith. He spent most of his childhood in Bloomfield Hills a small city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. In 1980, he graduated from Lahser High School. From the age of seven, he first started to play drums and also grew up listening to bands such as Rush, The Rolling Stones, Humble Pie, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, The Who, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, and Kiss. He did not take any kind of formal lesson for drumming but learned from experience by playing in the school band.
Chad spent most of his early years in Rock bands starting from his school band Paradise where they won the battle of bands in Birmingham, Michigan. That first band included members, Jay Yang (bass), Scott Porter (lead guitar), and Tom Auch (roadie). He met with Larry Fartangelo who introduced him to R&B and funk music and taught him how to play funk. Later on, Chad decided to move to California to pursue his musical aspirations.
Career and Achievements of Chad Smith
Chad spent his early life in various Rock bands, after pursuing his musical career he auditioned for the band while his looks didn't fit the band but the band was stunned by in drumming performance and then Chad joined the Chill Peppers in December 1988. And within a few months was recording his first album with the band, Mother's Milk. After a successful worldwide tour in support of Mother's Milk, the band released their debut for Warners, 1991's Blood Sugar Sex Magik which was hugely successful upon its release peaking at number three on the Billboard charts, and went on to sell 13 million copies worldwide. This album was nominated and won several awards.
Frusciante quit the band in 1992, in the middle of a tour for an album, and was replaced by Arik Marshall. And again Marshall was fired and replaced by Jesse Tobias who was let go in favor of Dave Navarro in 1994. With Navarro, the band released 1995's One Hot Minute. But he also end up getting fired in 1998 returning to John Frusciante. With Frusciante back, the band released 1999's Californication, which was their best biggest-selling album to date. This album was followed by 2002's By the Way and 2006's Stadium Arcadium, the band's first number one album in the United States.
Josh Klinghoffer replaced Frusciante because he again quitted the band and with Klinghoffer in 2011 band released its tenth studio album, I'm with You. The Chili Peppers were inducted by Chris Rock into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2012. The Chili Peppers launched another long tour in May 2013 lasted till June 2014. During this time they appeared with Bruno Mars at the halftime of the Super Bowl in February 2014. Band's eleventh album The Getaway was released on June 17, 2016. While they were hoping to have a new album the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic caused the delay. The band's Unlimited Love album was released on April 1, 2022. The Chili Pepper announced the 2022 world tour supporting their 2022 forthcoming album.
Charity and Supports
Smith is an active supporter of a number of non-profit organizations including Surfer's Healing, SeriousFun Network, MusiCares, Silverlake Conservatory of Music, Guitar Mash NY, Camp Korey, and Little Kids Rock which he discussed in an interview with Making Music Magazine. In April 2013, Smith was asked by the National Association of Music Merchants, to represent the music community by going to Washington, D.C. as a lobbyist in support of music education in US public schools. In 2014, Smith joined Bystander Revolution a group that speaks out against bullying in schools and tries to find solutions. Smith released a few videos discussing his own childhood being bullied along with his son's recent experiences with bullies.
Smith appeared along with other celebrities in Washington, D.C. at a White House talent show held by Michelle Obama which was organized to raise awareness for Turnaround Arts, a program enacted under the guidance of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities to increase performance and achievement at some of the lowest-ranked schools in the country through arts education. Students from eight schools around the country participated in the show which featured musical theatre, spoken word, and interpretative dance. President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the event. Smith adopted a school in Greenfield, California also lobbied Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner for increased funding for arts education and that it is a personal issue for him.
Personal Life and Family
Smith was born to Joan Smith and Curtis Smith. Smith has two elder siblings, brother Bradley, and sister Pamela.
Smith's first marriage was to Maria St John in 1996, they have a daughter Manon born in 1997, but they divorced one year later after having one child together. He married his second wife, architect Nancy Mack, in 2004. The pair currently live in Malibu together and have had three sons Cole born in 2005, Beckett born in 2009, and Dashiell born in 2012.
Engagement in Social Media
Chad Smith shares his life and moments on social media and he is an active user of different social media. He tries to stay connected with his fans through his social page as much as he can.
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