A virtual band having four animated members, Gorillaz has received many accolades. It has many musicians primarily Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. They explore their world with interviews, short cartoons, and music videos. They have released many albums and have also done many live performances. Now here is a quick summary of the net worth of Gorillaz in 2018.
Gorillaz was formed in 1998 by Damon Albarn as its lead singer along with Jamie Hewlett. The duo met in 1990 and was inspired to create the band after watching MTV. In 2000, the band released their debut EP entitled ‘Tomorrow Comes Today’. However, their success came after releasing their debut studio album ‘Gorillaz’ in 2001. It became a massive success and sold more than seven million records across the world. ‘Demon Days’ was the band’s second album and it too sold more than eight million albums worldwide.
Throughout the years, Gorillaz has made itself a leading band in the world. They went on to release many other albums like ‘Plastic Beach’, ‘The Fall’, and ‘Humanz’. Their most recent studio album was ‘The Now Now’ in June 2018. They have been joined by many members and currently have got members in the various lineup. Gorillaz has also released the compilation albums ‘G Sides’, ‘D-Sides’, and ‘The Singles Collection 2001-2011’. They have released the remix album ‘Laika Come Home’ and the video albums ‘Phase One: Celebrity Take Down’, ‘Demon Days Live’, and ‘Phase Two: Slowboat to Hades’. ‘iTunes Session’, the EP became available in 2010. The English virtual band has also released many hit singles including “Clint Eastwood”, “Rock the House”, “19-2000”, “Feel Good Inc.”, “Dare”, “Dirty Harry”, and “Sleeping Powder”.
Gorillaz is an influential band which has won a Grammy Award. It is the recipient of three MTV Europe Music Awards out of 14 nominations and has also won a Brit Award. They were also nominated for the Mercury Prize, but on their own request, they withdrew. In 2006, Gorillaz got a nomination for the Popjustice £20 Music Prize. They have received many other awards like UK Music Video Awards, BT Digital Music Awards, Q Awards, and NME Awards. They have a postmodern genre which is combined with several forms of music.
Net Worth & Earnings
Gorillaz has sold millions of records across the world. The award-winning band has released many albums and has got a net worth of over $70 million. This is the combined net worth of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. Since the band has many other members in their lineup, its net worth could be way more than this. The band has also performed as a guest artist for other artists and continues to be active in music.
Gorillaz has a huge fan base in the world. They have done several concert tours and is very popular for their virtual characters. They have done five tours for the promotion of their albums. Their virtual members are 2-D (Kevin Bishop), Russel Hobbs Remi Kabaka Jr.), Noodle (Tina Weymouth), and Murdoc Niccals (Phil Cornwell).