People use their gifts and talents in different ways to affect the society that surround them. The effect may either be positive or negative. One such person whose gift has positively influenced the society is Geddy Lee. Geddy is a talented Canadian musician who is prominent in the music industry. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Geddy Lee in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Lee was born on 29th July 1953 in North York Toronto. He was brought up in a Jewish environment. His parents were Morris and Mary Weinrib who were refugees in Canada. Lee’s father was a skilled musician but died when Lee was young making him be brought up by his mother.
Lee was interested in music from his childhood. When his father passed on, he started to focus on music. He did this to help his mother go through the loss of her husband. Within a period of short time, he connected with heavy metal band popularly known as ‘Rush.’ In the group, Lee majored in singing and bass. As the band flourished in rock music, Lee also grew and gained fame.
Lee dropped out of high school to concentrate on his career in music. The action frustrated his mother, but he worked hard not to disappoint.
Lee met his love Nancy young in 1976. They dated for some time before they made their union official. The stunning couple has two children. The son is known as Julian, and the daughter is called Kyla. Lee and Nancy like going with their children in public places, but the details of their lives are unknown.
Lee and Nancy are married for more than thirty-nine years. To the amusement of many, their union has materialized, and they have been admired by many. However, this doesn’t mean that they don’t go through challenges like a couple. One of the major challenge this couple faced was the rumor that went out that Lee was dating Connie Hamzy in 1991. This however, was not an enough reason to separate the two. Their marriage has remained intact and the rumor has died with time.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Lee started playing music in school when he was around ten years. While at school he could play drums, trumpet, and clarinet. At the age of fourteen years, he started playing the guitar. He was not satisfied with playing guitar only, and he enrolled for piano lessons. Through listening to favorite rock groups his interest in music increased. This created a new phase in his life as it set out his career path.
Because of his commitment to music, he has had a chance of interacting with many celebrities and great musicians who helped take his passion for music to another level. Lee has as well received many awards including Best album for Bass, won six times as the Best Rock Bass. In 2014 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Nipissing University.
Net Worth & Earnings
Lee has earned a lot from his music career. He travels a lot for music tour performances, and this increases his wealth significantly. He also draws a lot from being a composer, producer and holding music-related projects. Awards and nominations he has received are a source of wealth to him
Cumulatively Lee’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million.
Most people and especially Lee’s fans are amazed by his music career that has been a success from the start. Despite losing his father at a tender age and dropping from high school to pursue the dream of his heart, Lee has not disappointed. He has proved to her mother who was worried that he could make it regardless of all odds. He is a star to reckon.