Gavin Rossdale is a famous English musician and actor who has achieved a great deal of success during his career. Hit Parader ranked him 100 in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists. At 52 years of age, he has managed to gain a good amount of fortune. This piece looks at the net worth of Gavin Rossdale in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Gavin McGregor Rossdale was born on October 30, 1965, in Marylebone, London. He is the son of Barbara Stephan who was born in Scotland and Douglas Rossdale who is of Russian Jewish accent. The family’s original last name was Rosenthal. Gavin’s parents divorced when he was 11 years. He grew up in the hands of his father and aunt. Gavin’s mother remarried, relocating to Tampa Florida. He has three siblings, one younger sister named Soraya, an elder sister named Lorraine and a half-sister named Georgina.
He attended Westminster School for his high school studies and finished when he was seventeen. Gavin formed a band called Midnight almost immediately. He moved to Los Angeles in 1991. Life was hard for him, and he lived wherever available, taking up whatever part-time jobs he could get. He stayed in New York for some time before returning to England.
Gavin and Peter Robison were reported to have been romantically involved in the 1980s. Although the two initially denied the claims, Robinson dedicated the single Hold on Tight to Rossdale in 2003, confirming the affair that had lasted for five years. In 2010, Rossdale said that their relationship was experimentation and part of growing up.
Gavin met Gwen Stefani, the lead singer of the rock band no doubt, in 1995. Bush and No Doubt were at the time on tour together. Rossdale took a break from Gwen and dated Courtney Love in 1995 and 1996 for eight months.
In 2002, he married Gwen Stefani. The couple has three sons together. Gwen filed for divorce from Rossdale on August 3, 2015, on the grounds of irreconcilable differences. Their divorce was finalized in April 2016.
A paternity test which happened in 2004 revealed that Rossdale was the biological father of Pearl Lowe’s daughter who was born in 1989.
Career, Awards & Achievements
Rossdale started his music career with the band Bush, as the lead singer. The band released its debut album in 1994 titled Sixteen Stone, which was an impeccable commercial success and took the band’s name to prominence. As a result of continuous touring, Bush elevated from playing in small pubs in London to headlining in major arenas in the US. Bush disbanded in 2002.
In 2004, Rossdale formed the band Institute and released its first album on 13th September 2004 titled Distort Yourself. The album received a relative amount of success. The band, however, could not manage to do well and disbanded in 2006.
Rossdale released his debut solo album, Wanderlust, in 2008. The album did not do well. He attempted to revive Bush and released The Sea of Memories in 2011 which received mixed reviews.
Besides singing, he has played several film roles in movies like Zoolander and Constantine.
Net Worth & Earnings
Having started music at quite a young age, Gavin has had a successful career, and his net worth is currently estimated to be $45 million. He has earned most of his wealth from his singing career. Gavin also gets income from being an actor, appearing in several films and television series.
Gavin Rossdale is a music icon and has initiated several bands. Although none of them has reached the success level of Bush, they have still done a commendable job. He is also a man with a philanthropic heart and is a member of Canadian Charity Artists Against Racism.