Blink-182 is a rock band that is based in the United States of America and was formed in Poway California in the year 1992. Since 2015, the band has consisted of Mark Hoppus who serves as a vocalist, Travis Barker, who is a drummer and Matt Skiba, a guitarist as well as a vocalist. The band was created by Tom DeLonge and Scott Raynor; this band came from Southern California. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Blink-182 in 2018.
The band was created in Poway, California in 1992. Tom DeLonge, who served as a guitarist was expelled from Poway High School for attending a basketball game while he was drunk. He was forced to attend an extra one semester as punishment. While at Rancho Bernardo High School, he used to perform at Battle of Bands Competition where he met Scott Raynor.
Also, he became good friends with Kerry Key, who was so much interested in music. Mark Hoppus, got to be introduced by Key Girlfriend, Anne Hoppus who had moved from Ridgecrest to work at a nearby store. This is how the group met, and from then they started to create music.
The first album that was released by the group was titled ‘Buddha,’ and it was launched in 1994. The album was distributed and had very good sales, and this is what made them one year down the line, they recorded their first album which was ‘Chesire Cat.’ Even after the official release of this album, it never enjoyed so much success. The group enjoyed their first breakthrough after they released their third album ‘Enema of State’. This album peaked in various charts in over fifteen countries.
The band has created a self-entitled album that is dubbed ‘Blink-182,’ and it was their number five album. The album received very good reviews, and is ranked in various Billboard charts as well as won them very many awards. The most recent album that the group has created is ‘California’ and has ranked very many charts including US Top Rock Album Charts and US Billboard 200 charts.
The band has achieved so much success in their career as musicians. In total, the group has bagged over fifty awards and very many nominations for the good work that the band has been doing. Most of the awards were won by ‘Blink-182’ album. Among the awards, the group has bagged California Music Award and the San Diego Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Blink-182 is approximately $160 million. The fortune has been generated from his career as a musician, and they have sold very many albums. Also, they have held show and concerts in various parts of the world, and this has helped to increase the net worth of the group.
Blink-182 has not only been ranked as being among the most successful bands in the USA, but also, they are among the richest. They have recorded more than ten types of albums and have sold over fifty million copies of their recordings.