Eddie Vedder is a popular and renowned American musician and guitarist who has gained much of his popularity through being the lead vocalist and guitarist of an alternative rock band known as Pearl Jam. With his creativity, he has been able to introduce new styles of music which has changed the perception of most people on the music. This has ranged from the creation of lyrics through which he has brought in storytelling basing the lyrics with specific themes. He has also been in a solo career highly contributing to his success. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Eddie Vedder in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Eddie Vedder was born on 23rd December in 1964 in Evanston, Illinois to his parents Edward Louis Severson Jr. and Karan Lee Vedder. His parents while he was one year old and then his mother got remarried to Peter Mueller whom Eddie believed to be his biological father. The family went to live at San Diego in California from which Vedder began to do music on a guitar he had received as a birthday present by his mother to comfort himself as the family was very big.
He then went to Dieguito High School. In his teens, his mother and stepfather separated and Eddie was forced to remain with his stepfather as he did not want to change his high school. From this time, he began working on night jobs for a drug store when he realized of his true parentage. He then later dropped his studies at the high school following the challenge of balancing work and study and joined his mother in Chicago and in 1980, he worked as a waiter.
Eddie Vedder married Beth Liebling in the year 1994 whom they were engaged for a long time. They, however, divorced in the year 2000 and in 2010, he then married Jill McCormick with whom they have two daughters by the name Harper and Olivia.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
After he was unable to manage work and studies, Eddie made a decision to drop out of his school. He, however, earned his high school General Equivalency Diploma (GED) in the year 1980. In 1984, he then decided to commence his music career through making trials with tapes in some of the local band groups.
He got to the position of a vocalist at Bad Radio band which led to a shifting in the music of the band into alternative rock sound. He stayed at Bad Radio for a short period of time when he met a drummer known as Jack Irons who encouraged him to give a trial to Seattle band group. This made Eddie write three songs which were amazing and became Pearl Jam’s best. They included Once, Alive, and Footsteps.
On his wonderful performance, he got invitations to work on Temple of the Dog where he got listed a drummer. The band then released an album known as Ten which diverted to alternative music and turned out to be the best-selling album. They produced many albums with the band with which he has also has released some of his singles which have hit the market. Eddie Vedder has been nominated for wonderful awards with about 11 awards which include some like; Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and other many American Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Eddie Vedder has an estimated net worth of $110 Million all which have been made so by his success in his music career. He has ganged money from the sale of songs, shows, and albums he has had as a solo as well as a band. The success moves directly proportional to his net worth and he is always gaining more.
With his unique sound and a dominating one, Eddie has gained much love from music fans who is also a social and political fan. He has always been praised by most singers due to his abilities in the music field.