Jimmy Page is a very popular musician and record producer in the international stage, and he is also a songwriter. He is credited for being the founding member of the world’s biggest rock band Led Zeppelin. His role in the band is a guitarist. This group boasts of being the second best selling in America’s history. In contrast, he started off his career with a different band, Yardbirds. Below is a quick summary of the net worth of Jimmy Page in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jimmy’s real name is James Patrick Page. He was born in the year 1944 on January 9th to is James Page and mother, Patricia Page. His hometown was Middlesex, England and his relationship with life has been quite eventful.
He first married Patricia Ecker with whom they were blessed with one son, James page LII. The marriage only lasted for nine years as they divorced in 1995. In the same year, Jimmy married Jimena Gomez with whom they were blessed with three children, ashen page, Jana page and Zofia Page.
However, the marriage didn’t last as they also divorced 13 years later in 2008. Both separations did not stop Jimmy from establishing a strong bond with his children as he is occasionally seen with them. Jimmy had a normal childhood where every basic need was catered for, and although he has endured a rough patch in his relationships, this has not deterred him from pursuing his career.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
Jimmy’s career started in 1957 where his role was as a session musician. Seven years later he advanced and joined the band ‘Yardbirds’.it is with this band that he released his debut album ‘Little Games.’ The album enjoyed enormous success and was ranked 80th in the billboard 200. Page possess a variety of talent, and with this, in mind, he always encouraged the band to try out new styles.
After a long spell with the ‘Yardbirds,’ ‘Led Zeppelin’ was formed in 1968. The band became one of the bestselling in history having sold over 300 million copies and also receiving a record 111.5 million units from RIAA. They are ranked second regarding selling which shows the high rate of success.
Jimmy has over the years released many hits with the band. They are ‘Stairway To Heaven,’ ‘Whole Lotta Love,’ ‘Dazed And Confused,’ ’Heartbreaker,’ ’Black dog,’ ’Since I’ve Loved You’ among man others. The band broke up after the death of Bonham in 1980. Jimmy vowed never to ouch a guitar in his honor, but he has collaborated with a few labels and bands like the Atlantic. He is one star that will forever be remembered in the industry for the numerous work with bands.
To show how Jimmy’s career has been impressive, he has been nominated 876 times for awards with bands in which they have won an incredible 638.they have won 5 Grammy Awards, Kennedy Center Honors, Surround Music Awards, MOJO Awards, UK Music Video Award and many more others.
His name has also been written in the hall of fame and also been granted the title ‘Officer of the Order of British Empire.’ The best band in history is not just a name after all. Their works have been proven by their success.
Net Worth & Earnings
Jimmy has over the years of his career generated a net worth value of over $190 million. His music career has been incredible, and through the sale of albums, this value has been reached extraordinarily. His collaboration with labels and other bands has also contributed generously to this amount.
Jimmy is one of the most decorated guitarists in the history of the industry. He is talented for sure, and his performances are regarded as one of the best so far. He is still active in the industry through collaborations with other labels, and hopefully, he will continue contributing to and building the music industry.