Best known for being the founding member of the music band ‘Staind’, Aaron Lewis is an American musician, vocalist, and a remarkable guitarist. Other than performing for his own band, he also has a successful solo career. Throughout his career, he has earned a huge name, fame, and money. Here are the complete details about the career, biography, and net worth of Aaron Lewis in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Aaron Lewis was born on April 13, 1972, in Massachusetts, US. Initially, he was raised in Brentwood, New Hampshire. When he was a child, his family moved to several places. He also spent a great deal of time in Vermont. He attended his high school in Springfield, Massachusetts. There is not any information about his parents and their professions. He belongs to a middle-class family, and he even has to clean hotels to pay his bills. Maybe, this is why he didn’t continue his higher studies.
Like his professional life, Lewis also has a smooth personal life. As of now, he is a married man and is a father of three daughters. He married his wife Vanessa Lewis after dating for years. When the couple got married is not known, but today they’re having a wonderful relationship. There is no rumour of their separation or any link ups. Speaking of his siblings, Lewis has two sisters and a brother.
Career, awards & nominations
Lewis’s initial days were difficult when he broke into the professional world. He sometimes worked as a landscaper and sometimes as a stage singer in local pubs. He also cleaned the hotel rooms for some time. While performing for the local pubs and bars, he grabbed a bit of attention which helped him to make a place in the band ‘J-Kat’. He performed for this band for some time.
As he established himself as a professional musician, he formed his own music band named ‘Staind’ in 1995. The band remained active for almost one and a half decade and released seven albums during these years. Lewis achieved significant success and popularity with this band. After 2011, he focused on his solo career, so he stopped performing for the band.
In 2011, he released his first EP entitled ‘Town Line’. Following that year, he released his solo debut album named ‘The Road’. He also emerged as a songwriter with his solo album. The songs ‘Endless Summer’ and ‘Granddaddy’s Gun’ were the most popular ones from this album.
Speaking of the awards, Lewis hasn’t won any major awards throughout his career. However, he has got nominated for some prestigious awards including CMT Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Aaron Lewis is a successful guitarist and musician. He also has notable songwriting skills. With the fact that he is the founder of a more than a decade old music band, you can have an idea about his successful career. As of now, he is 46 years old, but the music sensation has a massive net worth of $12 million. Music is his only source of income, and he has churned out money majorly through the singing. His net worth is likely to increase in future as he is working on his next album and continues to do music tours.
Lewis is an inspiration for the young musicians. His journey from a cleaner boy to one of the most admired country musicians has been a set of ups and downs. He has been ranked 49 in the list of ‘100 heavy metal vocalists’.