Blink-182 is a rock band that is based in the United States of America. The first album that was recorded by the band was ‘Chesire Cat.’ The album got to be released in the year 1995. The album was an instant hit. Its success saw it top charts in various countries. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Blink-182 in 2018.
The first name of the band was Blink. Later, there was an Ireland band that had the same name. The band did threaten to take legal action against them. According to the band, the second name ‘182’ doesn’t have a meaning. The band was formed in the year 1992. It was formed in Poway in California US.
Tom Delonge did first meet Scott Raynor at the Battle of Bands competition. During this time, he had been expelled from the Poway High School. He did a semester at another school. He later did join Rancho Bernardo High School. He did meet Mark Hoppus and after they became friends with Kerry Key. This was when her friend by the name of Anne Hoppus did introduce her brother by the name of Mark Hoppus. Therefore, the main founders of the band were Tom Delonge, Scott Raynor, and Mark Hoppus.
The first album by Blink-182 got to be distributed and was sold. The album was titled ‘Buddha.’ The album was released in the year 1994. After one year, the debut studio album was titled ‘Chesire Cat.’ Even after its official release, it did not have so much financial success. Their breakthrough did come after the release of the third album that was dubbed ‘Enema of the State.’ This album was able to top in various charts in more than fifteen countries. The band did release an album that was titled ‘Blink-182,’ and it was their number five. The album did receive very good reviews, and it was number in the Canadian Albums. It also did win several Awards.
The most recent album of the band is titled ‘California.’ It was able to achieve huge success as it ranked position in very many charts including US Top Rock Album Charts, the US Billboard 200 Charts, Canadian Albums and much more.
The band has achieved so much success in their career as a musician. They have been able to win more than fifty awards and received nominations for their good work. The album that did win those many awards is their self-titled album ‘Blink-182’.Among the awards that they have been able to win include California Music Award, San Diego Music Award and many more.
Net worth and Earnings
Blink-182 net worth is estimated to be over $160 million. This wealth has been created from their career as musicians. They have sold millions of albums that they have recorded. Up to date, they have over fifty million album sales. The band had chances of performing in very many concerts and shows. This did play a role in increasing their net worth.
Blink-182 is among the richest bands in the world. They have more than ten types of albums. The albums have sold over fifty million copies regarding sales. The latest album that they have released is titled ‘California.’ It has continued to top charts up to date.