Don Dokken is a popular singer from the United States who is the founder, lead vocalist, and occasional guitarist of the band Dokken. He has released many albums with the band and has also released albums as a solo artist. Don has released tribute albums and has also made appearances for various other bands. With his band, the rock singer has released eleven studio albums, five live albums, seven compilation albums, and 33 singles. Keep reading to know more about net worth of Don Dokken in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Donald Maynard Dokken was born on 29 June 1953, in Los Angeles California.
He has never been married but has got two children from various relationships. He is the father of Tyler Dokken and Jessica Dokken.
In the beginning, he used to play in the local band known as Airborn He has also performed with the Scorpions.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In 1979, Don Dokken formed the band, Dokken. It was split in 1989 but again reformed in 1993. Their debut album ‘Breaking the Chains’ was released in 1983. It was released on Elektra Records. The following year, they came with their commercially successful album called ‘Tooth and Nail’.
“Under Lock and Key’ was another successful album. This was followed by ‘Back for the Attack’ in 1987. In 1995, the band released ‘Dysfunctional’. Soon they released ‘Shadowlife’ and ‘Erase the State’.
In 2002, Dokken released ‘Long Way Home’ on Sanctuary Records. Two years later, the band came up with ‘Hell to Pay’. In 2008, they came up with the album ‘Lightning Strikes Again’. Their album ‘Broken Bones’ became available from September 2012.
They have also released the EP ‘Back in the Streets’ in 1979. Their compilation albums include ‘The Best of Dokken’, ‘Then and Now’, ‘Alone Again and Other Hits’, and ‘The Definitive Rock Collection’. They have also released live albums like ‘One Live Night’, ‘Beast from the East’, and ‘Japan Live ’95’.
The band’s singles include “Too High to Fly”, “Burning Like a Flame”, “Dream Warriors”, “Alone Again”, “Into the Fire”, and “The Hunter”.
As a solo artist, Don released the album ‘Up from the Ashes’ in 1990. His album ‘Solitary’ was released in 2008.
Awards & Achievements
Don Dokken has won Lifetime Achievement Award at the 19th Annual LA Music Awards. In 1989, he was nominated for the Grammy Awards in the category of Best Metal Performance for the album ‘Beast from the East’.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of Don Dokken is more than $13.5 million. The heavy metal singer has released many commercially successful albums with the band, Dokken. The band has sold more than 10 million albums across the world. They have also released chart-topping singles. Don has also released individual albums and has released tribute albums for Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, Stars, and Deep Purple. He has given back vocals in many soundtracks and albums of other artists.
Don Dokken is a very influential person. Apart from a singer and songwriter, he has also been credited as a producer. He has produced many singles from various albums. He is very active in his profession and we can see a lot from him in the coming days.