Arnel Pineda is a singer from the Philippines who has released several albums in his career. He is an international singer and is the lead vocalist of the American band called Journey. He has released two solo albums and three albums with Journey. In addition to this, the singer has also released one album with The Zoo. To know more about the net worth of Arnel Pineda in 2019, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Arnel Campaner Pineda was born in September 1967, in Manila, Philippines. He is the son of Josefina Manansala Campaner and Restituo Losing Pineda. He was encouraged to singing by his mother and was influenced by Barbara Streisand and Karen Carpenter. When he was only 13 years old, he lost his mother.
Following the death of his mother, his family was in debt. His family had to leave their apartment, and subsequently, he had to quit his studies. He spent his life on the streets and used to sleep wherever he could for two years. During that time, he used to earn money by collecting scrap metal, bottles, and newspapers. He also used to do other odd jobs like cleaning docked ships and scrap metal and used to survive only on biscuits.
In 2001, Arnel Pineda got married to Cherry Pineda. They have two children named Thea Chenelle and Cherub Pineda. He has also got two older sons named Angelo and Matthew from his previous relationships. He loves animals and has a dog named “Fido”.
Career, Award & Nominations
At the age of 15 years, Arnel Pineda joined the Filipino band called Ijos and became its lead vocalist. With the help of other members of the band, he formed the band Amo in 1986. This band won the Rock Star contest held in the Philippines. In 1988, he participated in the Yamaha World Band Explosion in his country and won it. Later, he formed another band known as Intensity Five and was the recipient of the Best Vocalist Award in the Yamaha World Band Explosion 1990. In 1999, he released his self-titled album.
In 2007, he released the album ‘Zoology’ with The Zoo. Pineda later became a member of the American rock band Journey and released the album ‘Revelation’ in 2008. The following year, the band released ‘Journey: Live in Manila’. In 2011, the band came up with the album ‘Eclipse’. In 2016, he released ‘AP’ as a solo artist. He has also contributed in a single by Earl Romielle Salinas. In 2009, the singer won the GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Award.
In addition to music, Pineda has also appeared in several television shows like ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’, ‘Simply KC’, ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, ‘Sarah G. Live’, ‘The Voice of Philippines’, ‘ASAP’, ‘NBC Today Show’, ‘Boy and Kris’, and ‘CBS Early Show’. He has also appeared in the reality TV competitions ‘Protégé: The Battle For The Big Break’ and ‘Showtime’.
Net Worth & Earnings
Consider knowing the net worth of a singer who has released many albums with different bands? He received international stardom and has been a member of an American rock band. The Filipino has got a net worth of over $17 million. His net worth also comes by appearing in several television shows. In 2012, he was seen in the movie ‘Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey’. He has done many tour concerts across the world and was in the 2008 Journey World Tour.
Arnel Pineda is a very popular singer. He saw many hardships during his childhood and also had to quit studies. But his determination and hard work today have made him an international star. He is very active in his profession and could well come up with new music.