George Lynch is a very talented and experienced songwriter and hard rock guitarist from the United States of America. He holds the 68th position on the ‘100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time’ list by the ‘Guitar World Magazine.’ Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and the net worth of George Lynch in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
George was born on the 28th of September 1954, in Washington D.C. He was brought up in Auburn, California. He entered the music industry in the mid-70s. He used to teach guitar lessons as well as touring with various music groups.
He auditioned in different groups for the lead guitarist position with no luck. The band ‘Ozzy Osbourne’s’ rejected him but he later landed an opportunity in the band called ‘The Boyz.’ He performed at Sunset Strip Clubs, during his early days.
George was married to Christy Lynch for ten years, from 1985-1995. After the divorced, George stayed for a long time without a partner. In 2006, he married Danica Lynch. He is a father to one child, daughter named Mariah Lynch.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
The career of George Lynch kicked off in the mid-70s. he started to gain fame in the 80s when he was the member of the band ‘Dokken.’ He served as the band’s lead guitarist and he helped in making some of their hit albums like ‘Back for the Attack,’ and ‘Under Lock and Key.’ His skills were highly notable in the track ‘Mr. Scary’ which was an instrumental.it earned him a lot of popularity.
The band broke up in March 1989, and this prompted George to form a hard rock band that was named ‘Lynch Mob.’ Later, he took a break from his musical career after his wife got a baby. He dedicated some years to his family until 1993, when he made a comeback with the release of ‘Sacred Groove,’ which was his debut solo album.
The ‘Dokken’ band reunited in 1994, and they released the album ‘Dysfunctional,’ under the Columbia/Sony label. They were later dropped by the record label following the poor performance of the album. they got signed by CMC International and they produced a couple of hits until 1997 when they broke up again.
After leaving the band, Lynch decided to reunite the ‘Lynch Mob.’ They released ‘Smoke This’ album in 1999 and also went on a tour before deciding to take a break for a few years. Since then, Lynch has worked with various artists and produced many albums. He has also been on several tours in different places.
His amazing skills in playing the guitar has earned him a name in the Top ten Metal Guitarists of All Times. He is also ranked in the top 100 Greatest Guitarists of all times. This can be considered as a very significant achievement for him.
Net Worth & Earnings
The much-celebrated guitarists have a net worth of $6.5 million. He has garnered all this fortune from his career as a guitarist. He has released several albums which have hit over the years. Performing in concerts and shows has also contributed to his income. He also gets a good amount of money from his many tours.
George Lynch has established himself as a true champion when it comes to playing guitar. His outstanding skills as a guitarist has earned him big titles and wealth as well. He seems to always have something up his sleeves for his fans. We can just but wait for his next amazing surprise he may have for us.