Are you a big fan of both the Nirvana grunge band and Foo Fighters? If you are, then Dave Grohl is the man behind most of the successes of these bands. His contribution to the groups is high-quality. Dave Grohl is an American singer, record producer, film director, musician, and songwriter. Grohl is best known for being the longest-serving drummer in the Nirvana grunge band.
His other source of fame is the Foo Fighters band where he is a co-founder, rhythm guitarist, lead vocalist, songwriter and lead guitarist. This article will go into details about his journey to success and his current accomplishments. It will also unveil the net worth of Dave Grohl in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Dave Grohl who is officially known as David Eric Grohl was born in 1969, 14th January. His place of birth was Warren, Ohio in the United States of America. His mother and father are Virginia Jean and the late James Harper Grohl, respectively. James died in 2014. His family later moved to Springfield, Virginia where his parents ended their marriage when he was seven years old. Dave started living with his mother.
Dave learned how to play the guitar when he was twelve years old. He has an older sister, Lisa Grohl. After learning how to play the guitar, Dave started playing in different local bands. Lisa was also into music, and they both participated in the Punk Band performances during one of their summers in Evanston when Dave was thirteen years old.
Dave joined the Thomas Jefferson High School. Due to cannabis consumption, his mother transferred him to Bishop Ireton High School. After two years, he left the school for Annandale High School. It was in this school that Dave started drumming. He began participating with different local bands.
In 1994 after dating a photographer, Jennifer Youngblood for a while, the two tied the knot. They ended their relationship in 1997. In 2003, 2nd August Dave Grohl married Jordyn Blum. The couple has three children called Harper Willow, Ophelia Saint and Violet Maye. He has openly stated that he does not take cocaine and heroin and stopped smoking bhang a long time ago. He is also a popular philanthropist who has helped many drug addicts.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Dave Grohl music career kicked off by auditioning as a drummer in the Scream band. Dave lied about his age to get a position. Dave participated in different tours, and his performance was excellent. After a while Scream members parted ways and he decided to join Nirvana band as a drummer. His performance in the band was exemplary.
In 1994, Dave made a mix with some of his colleagues, and they named the album under the Foo Fighters. He then helped Foo Fighters make their second album. The album was released in 1997. The singles were a big hit. Foo Fighters band later made more records that received positive reviews from people. Some of the album’s and singles reached in the Billboard Top Chart.
Net Worth & Earnings
Dave Grohl has a net worth of $300 million. Dave earned this wealth from his work in the Nirvana band. He is also the lead guitarist, lead vocalist and co-founder of a favorite band, Foo Fighters. In 2012, Dave was named the third richest drummer in the entire world. He has also received several honors thanks to his commendable job.
We are the architects of our own story. Dave Grohl was raised by a single mother. He later dropped out of school when he was eleven years old. However, Dave still has a goal and a dream to fulfil. As a result of that, he worked extra hard to achieve his dreams.