Bassnectar is an American musician, DJ and record producer. His music is known for elements of extreme bass, breakbeat, dub-step and other IDM styles with shifting moods from gentle to bruising and back. His music also signifies an activist streak when he promotes social and political causes. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Bassnectar in 2020.
Early Life and Biography:
Bassnectar was born on February 18, 1978, in Santa Cruz, California. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was brought up in a commune until the age of 5. His parents then became born again Christians.
Bassnectar was first interested in visual arts and photography for which he used his dad’s camera when he was just ten years old. Gradually his interest in music developed, and he learned guitar and brought homemade drums into his repertoire.
Bassnectar is a man of few words and has kept his personal life to himself. He rarely shares personal matters on social media. He is currently single.
Career Awards and Nominations:
Bassnectar’s first endeavor in music was at the end of his High School. He became interested in electronic music and started to play in raves from September 1995 onwards. He used a variety of programs to create music like Vision/OpCode, Ableton Live, and Reason.
He also played instruments like guitars to create music. His first Album which registered on Billboard US Dance Chart was ‘Cozza Frenzy’ (2009). His Album ‘Divergent Spectrum’ made it to the Billboard US 100 Chart. He started attracting big crowds, and his shows were a sellout. His music began with full momentum at the ‘Burning Man’ event.
Bassnectar’s specialty is his performances at a variety of music festivals like Camp Biso, Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, and Wakarusa.
In 2010 he hosted his first Bass Centre. His fans are a group of fanatics who call themselves ‘Bass heads’. Many Bass heads follow him from a city to city to witness his performances. They are known to bang their heads while listening to his music and experiencing it deeply.
Bassnectar finished fourth in the 2013 America’s Best DJ Competition conducted by DJ Times Magazine and Pioneer DJ. In 2010 Bassnectar sold over 250,000 tickets of his shows not including festivals.
Net Worth and Earnings:
Bassnectar’s net worth is estimated at $25 million. The Albums which contributed most to his earnings are Vava Voom, Noise vs. Beauty; Freakbeat for the Beat Freaks and Cozza Frenzy.
His performances at tours, festivals, and family gatherings were great contributors to his earnings. His ticket sales recorded a high with 250,000 tickets sold excluding festivals showed his popularity and his income.
Bassnectar was so enamored to music that he went all out for it from his very early years. He had no doubts that he was to have music as his avocation of choice. He was a born musician and performer whose performances were a rage among his fans. He has the fan following of such fans that would follow him from one place to another to witness him perform. His social network has millions of followers and subscribers who love his peculiar form of music.