Dexter Holland is a famous American musician and molecular biologist. Dexter Holland is well-known as the rhythmic guitarist and singer. Dexter Holland is most renowned as the main songwriter for the punk rock band called ‘The Offspring.’ Dexter Holland is considered as the greatest punk vocalists in rock history. Continue reading to find the net worth of Dexter Holland as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Dexter Holland is the stage name of Bryan Keith Holland. He was born on 29th December 1965 in Garden Grove, California, the US.
Dexter Holland graduated as class valedictorian from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, California (1984). Dexter earned his B.S. degree (Biology) and M.S. degree (Molecular Biology) from the University of Southern California.
Dexter Holland was a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Professor Suraiya Rasheed. They worked at the Laboratory of Viral Oncology and Proteomics Research, Keck School of Medicine. In March 2013, Dexter Holland and co-authors published a paper on microRNA in HIV genomes in ‘PLoS One.’ The article was entitled ‘Identification of Human MicroRNA-Like Sequences Embedded within the Protein-Encoding Genes of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.’ The original academic paper used computational Molecular Biology to identify micro-RNA sequences in HIV. On 12th May 2017, the University of Southern California awarded Dexter Holland his Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology.
In 1995, Dexter Holland and Kristine Luna, a hairstylist, got married and divorced in 2012. Dexter Holland married Amber Sasse in 2013. From a previous relationship, Dexter Holland has a daughter named Aelexa Holland. She uses her stage name, Lex Land to sing and songwriter.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
During his high school, Dexter was influenced by punk rock stars and became a karaoke singer in a local bar. Dexter along with band mate, Greg K’ formed the band, ‘Manic Subsidal’ (1984). Later, when Noodles joined as the second guitarist, the band was renamed to ‘The Offspring’ (1985).
After spending years on the local scene, the band released the first album, ‘The Offspring’ (1989). Following, the band released studio album ‘Ignition’ (1992) and ‘Smash’ (1994). These brought fortune and fame to the band, ‘The Offspring.’ These comprised of super-hit singles including ‘Come Out and Play’ and ‘Self-Esteem.’ ‘The Offspring’ successfully released albums, ‘Ixnay on the Hombre’ (1997), ‘Americana’ (1998), ‘Conspiracy of One’ (2000) and ‘Splinter’ (2003). Also, Dexter Holland owns the record label ‘Nitro Records’ for re-issuing albums.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Dexter Holland is $70 million. Most of Dexter Holland’s wealth comes from his music career. Dexter is the main songwriter for his punk rock band, The Offspring’. Dexter earns from performing with the band. Dexter earns from the sale of various super-hit singles and albums. Dexter Holland owns his own record label for re-issuing albums of the band.
In 2012, the estimated earnings from the sale of album ‘Days Go By’ by the ‘The Offspring’ was $24,000. In 2010, the estimated earnings from the sale of the compilation album ‘Happy Hour!’ by the ‘The Offspring’ was $30,000.
Dexter Holland is a licensed pilot who completed ten days solo flight around the world (2004). He became a certified flight instructor (2009). Also, Dexter Holland has his own branded hot sauce called ‘Gringo Bandito.’