Dweezil Zappa is a famous American guitarist and part-time actor. Zappa started playing guitar from the minimum age and started producing music soon as well. He got guidance from Eddie Van Halen and Steve Vai for guitar playing and made his first release after crossing 12 years. Moreover, he maintains the benefaction of his father while performing with the Zappa Plays Zappa group. The group only performs the songs from the original collection of Zappa and contains several alumni like Terry Bozzio and, Steve Vai, and Napoleon Murphy Brock. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Dweezil Zappa in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Dweezil Zappa birth name Ian Donald Calvin Euclid was born in Los Angeles, California on September 5, 1969. He was the son of Gali Zappa who served as business women and Frank Zappa as a musician. His parents have four children’s Moon and Diva as his sister and Ahmet as a brother. At the age of five, he came to know Dweezil is not his official name and make it as his nickname which became official soon.
Zappa dated first time with Lisa Loeb, a musician in 1998. Their relationship lasts long for six years and also performed together in a music band.
They also the co-host of cooking show Dweezil & Lisa telecasted on food Network in 2004. After, he married Lauren Knudsen and had two daughters, Zola Zappa, and Indira Zappa. Lauren applied for Divorce for irreconcilable differences. He again married to Megan Marsicano in 2012.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Dweezil started working as MTV VJ and fired for saying bad words on The Howard Stern Show. He started his solo recordings while working for the other artists and made his first solo debut in Wipe Out as lead guitarist.
Later, he was noticed in Don Johnson’s music video in Heartbeat for the top 40 list. In the cover song Jimi Hendrix of Winger, he also appeared as a lead guitarist. Zappa came up in the movie ‘The Running Man’ as Stevie and appeared in futuristic Arnold Schwarzenegger part. Further, he appeared in Brat Pack movie and Pretty in Pink with the best cameo role.
In the early 90s, he started working on the guitar solo project with the title What the Hell was I Thinking. The project takes a long time to be completed and reworked many times in it. He also worked as a voice actor in the animated series Duckman for the character Ajax Duckman. His television appearance also noticed in Normal life with sister Moon.
Net Worth & Earnings
Dweezil Zappa has an estimated net worth of around $4 million. He has earned most of his earnings while performing as a guitarist. With the five record labels, he has affiliated as a rock guitarist. His income also generated from appearing as an actor in the television series and movies.
Dweezil Zappa is one of the best guitar performers with the ability to make his songs. He followed his father who was the famous musician and continues his work of releasing his songs. Many times, he released solo albums and appeared as a lead guitarist rapidly.