U2 is a famous Irish rock band. U2 contains several members include Bono as a guitarist, Adam Clayton as bass guitar, Larry Mullen Jr. as a drummer and the Edge as lead guitar and keyboards. They formed this band at the time of school when their proficiency was limited. After four years of the formation, they signed the Island Records and released their album as Boy in 1980. Their first UK album was released with the title War in 1983 and also released several singles Pride and Sunday Bloody Sunday. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of U2 in 2018.
U2 was formed by the four peoples on September 25, 1976, at Mount Temple Comprehensive School. The group members have put the notice on the board about searching for musicians. Only six people have made their interest and selected Mullen was on drums, Davis Evans at the Edge, Paul Hewson as Bono, Dik Evans as a guitarist and Adam as a bass guitarist. They performed several records at the starting include the clash, the Jam, Buzzcocks and Sex Pistols.
At early 1977, the group has played a gig for the first time at St. Fintan’s High School. The band served with the name feedback which was later changed to The Hype. After, the group was renamed as U2 in 1978 and selected it from the six names. The group has won their first talent contest in Limerick which was sponsored by Harp Lager. Prize money which was decided for the winning band is £500 which was their first and great achievement.
In 1980, the band released their first international records with the theme 11 O’Clock Tick Tock which was not involved in the top chart list. The band made another album with Windmill Lane Studio and produced 40 songs at the same time. Later, the album has released their lead single with the theme A Day Without Me which was released in August. The album Boy which was released in October has been received more reviews by different popular artists.
Their album Boy was peaked to the number 52 in the list of UK and also reached to number 63 in the list of United States best songs. The song I will Follow was considered as the first song of the band which was airplay on U.S. radio and retains the 20th position in the Top Tracks lists.
Net Worth & Earnings
U2 has an estimated net worth of about $900 million. The band earned their most of the income from their releases in the early 80s. This was the old and popular band which contains several artists with huge earnings. Their album rock & roll helped the member to earn huge from the millions of record selling in the starting week of release.
U2 is a popular rock band which has been known for his records. This band was formed in the early 1976 and working for his successful releases. The band has released several albums including Boy, the Hype, Sex Pistol and more. At the beginning of this band, they are not noticed too much, and their releases were not evenly spread, but after the successful release, it has been reached to the top band lists.