Roger Waters Net Worth: Know his earnings, songs, albums, tour, wife, childrens, age
Facts of Roger Waters Net Worth: Know his earnings, songs, albums, tour, wife, childrens, age
|Net worth||$310 million|
|Date of Birth:||1943 September 6|
|First Name||George Roger|
|Age:||80 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
An English singer-songwriter, Roger Waters has the huge net worth estimated to be around $310 million. He is known as the co-founder of the rock band, Pink Floyd.
What are the earnings of Roger Waters? Know about his sources of income:
One of the most experienced musicians of an era, Roger has been active in the music industry since 1964 and has been able to accumulate the huge net worth of $310 million. Surely, his main source of income is music.
Roger Waters owns a house in Bridgehampton, New York. He purchased the house for $16.2 million in 2010.
He left the band Pink Floyd in 1985 so, the album's earnings details are unknown, however, Roger has earned mostly from his solo music career. Let's have a look at his earnings from his solo albums:
The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking(1984)= $750,000
Radio K.A.O.S.(1987)= $90,000
Amused to death(1992)= $90,000
The Wall Live Tour(2010)= $459 million
Hailed as one of the highest paid musicians(2012)= $88 million
Roger Waters purchased a townhouse in Manhattan, New York for $15 million in 2007.
Likewise, Rogers earned around $139 million in 2009. Then, he earned $21.16 million, $44 million, and $46 million in 2012, 2013, and 2014 respectively.
How did Roger start his professional music career? Know about his time with Pink Floyd:
In 1963, Roger along with Nick Mason and Richard Wright played music together. They used to play in a band which was formed by Keith Noble and Clive Metcalfe. The band was then called Sigma 6.
Noble and Clive left the band later in September so, Syd Barrett and Bob Klose joined the band. Roger had then switched to bass. The group was initially called as the Abdabs or the Screaming Abdabs.
After coming with several names for the band, they finally stood up with the name Pink Floyd in 1965. Barrett was the frontman of the band. The band released their debut LP, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn in 1967.
Roger's first writing contribution was with the song, Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk. In 1968, Barrett left the band and Roger led the band as a vocalist and lyricist.
Then, Roger and the band Pink Floyd with the concept albums, The Dark Side of the Moon(1973), Wish You Were Here(1975), Animals(1977), The Wall(1979), and The Final Cut(1983).
Roger's Solo Career:
The frontman of the band, Pink Floyd left the band in 1985. However, he had already released his debut solo album titled, The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking in 1984.
Then, in 1987, Roger came up with the second album titled Radio K.A.O.S. in 1987. His third album, Amused to Death was released in 1992. His other two albums are Is This the Life We Really Want? (2017), and The Soldier's Tale(2018).
Where and when was Roger born? Know about his education also:
George Roger Waters was born on September 6, 1943, in Great Bookham, Surrey, England, to the parents, Mary Whyte and Eric Fletcher Waters. He also has an older brother.
To educate, Roger went to Morely Memorial Junior School, Cambridge and later went to Cambridgeshire High School for Boys. He met Syd Barrett and David Gilmour at the school.
For his higher education, Roger went to the Regent Street Polytechnic School of Architecture where he met Nick Mason and Richard Wright.
How many times did Roger Waters marry? Let's know about it here:
Roger married his childhood sweetheart, Judith Trim in 1969. However, the couple divorced in 1975. Unfortunately, Trim died in 2001.
Then, in 1976, Roger married Lady Carolyne Christie. They had a son, Harry who is a musician and a daughter, India who is a model. However, the couple divorced in 1992.
Then a year later, Roger married Priscilla Phillips. They had a son together. And their relationship ended in 2001.
Coming to 2004, Roger started dating an actress and filmmaker, Laurie Durning. The couple married in 2012 but they filed for divorce in 2015.
Is Waters active on social media? Let's have a look at his accounts:
This experienced musician rarely uses social media as his Twitter account shows a total of 260K followers and 611 tweets till the date.
Likewise, on Instagram, he has got around 603K followers and he has posted 717 times over there so far.
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