Anthony Kiedis is a famous American actor, singer, songwriter, lyricist, and musician. He is renowned globally as the lead singer and lyricist of lyricist of Red Hot Chili Peppers, an alternative rock band. Continue reading to find the net worth of Anthony Kiedis as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Anthony Kiedis was born on 1st November 1962 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the US. His ethnicity includes Dutch, English, French Huguenot, French-Canadian, German, Irish, Lithuanian, and Scottish. Currently, Anthony Kiedis lives in Los Angeles. Anthony and his ex-girlfriend Heather Christie have a boy named Everly Bear.
In 1974, Anthony Kiedis was 12 years old when he moved with his father to Los Angeles. At that point in time, his father was struggling to become an actor who sold marijuana during his free time.
While attending Fairfax High School, Anthony Kiedis became close friends with his classmate Flea. In 1983, Flea, Hillel Slovak and Anthony Kiedis officially founded the band, ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers.’ Over the years, ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’ lost members to drug addiction. For a long time, Anthony Kiedis kept the band members together.
Yet, in 1986 when Anthony Kiedis became addicted, he had to leave the band for some time. In 1988, Anthony Kiedis joined a rehab center and remained clean for five years. However, Anthony Kiedis had a relapse in 1994. For a few years, Anthony was in and out of rehab that helped him to avoid any relapse since December 2002.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Anthony Kiedis began his career as a child actor. Later in life, Anthony Kiedis enacted in two movies, ‘Point Break’ and ‘The Chase.’Anthony Kiedis changed his profession to music. Flea (Anthony’s best friend and classmate), Hillel Slovak (a local musician), and Anthony Kiedis formed a band. In 1980, the band released its first album, ‘Flea’ that was not very successful.
In 1983, Flea, Hillel Slovak and Anthony Kiedis officially founded the band, ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers.’ This band sold over 80 million albums globally. Since 1983, from the beginning, Anthony Kiedis wrote the lyrics for the band, ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers.’ He wrote for the album, ‘Out In LA.’
In 1991, the album of ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers,’ ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’ was a super hit and commercially successful. In 1999, ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’ band’s album, ‘Californication’ was also a super hit and fruitful. Around 15 million copies of ‘Californication’ were sold worldwide. Since then, Anthony Kiedis and ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’ accomplished successes after releasing several super hit albums. In 2012, Anthony Kiedis was introduced to ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.’
Anthony Kiedis wrote and published his memoir called ‘Scar Tissue.’ In 2004, this memoir was on the top of the list of Best Sellers of the New York Times.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Anthony Kiedis is $130 million. Anthony Kiedis is the lead lyricist and songwriter for the band, ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers.’ Anthony, Flea and Hillel Slovak had officially formed the band in 1983. Over the years, the band released several albums that have been commercially successful. Also, Anthony Kiedis earned from acting in movies. Anthony’s memoir, ‘Scar Tissue’ was ranked number 1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Every profession in the life of Anthony Kiedis has aided in earning his wealth.
In 2012, Anthony Kiedis became a member of ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’ and turned 50 the same year. Since then, Anthony Kiedis tours the world to perform in his band, ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’ till to this day.