John Frusciante also known as Trickfinger is an American guitarist and singer who rose to fame as the guitarist of the rock band Red Hot Chilli Peppers. He was associated with the band from 1988 to 1992 and 1998 to 2009. John has also enjoyed a successful solo career that comprises of 11 solo albums and five extended playlists. Out of his 11 solo albums, six of them were released in 2004. Let us have a look at the net worth of John Frusciante in 2019 and his dynamic life in brief.
Early Life & Biography
John Anthony Frusciante was born on March 5, 1970, in Queens, New York City, the United States to John Sr. and Gail. His father was a trained pianist who was the Broward County Judge, and his mother was a singer who gave up her career to look after her son. After his parents’ divorce, John stayed with his mother and his new stepfather in Mar Vista. With his parents’ consent, he dropped out of school when he was sixteen and joined the Guitar Institute of Technology to take guitar classes.
John Frusciante married drummer Nicole Turley who was also the lead vocalist of Swahili Blonde in 2011. Their marriage came to an end in 2015 after Turley filed divorce, which was finalized on October 19, 2015, with the verdict that John must pay Turley $53,000 per month as a settlement.
Career, Awards & Nominations
John Frusciante joined Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1988 and made his debut appearance with them through the 1989 album Mother’s Milk. He rose to fame through the next album Blood Sugar Sex Magik in 1991 and left the band in 1992. He became a drug addict after that, and his debut solo recordings were released during this period.
He went to drug rehabilitation center and successfully came out of his addiction in 1998 and immediately rejoined the group. Their 1999 album Californication sold over 16 million copies, and in 2001 he released his third solo album To Record Only Water for Ten Days.
John went on to release six solo albums in 2004, which was a huge feat and all of those albums were of different genres. His last album with Red Hot Chili Peppers was Stadium Arcadium in 2006 and in 2009 he announced his departure from the band. Frusciante’s latest album was released in 2017 titled Trickfinger II.
Net Worth & Earnings
He has earned a huge wealth through his successful musical career which is why he is able to pay $53,000 per month as the divorce settlement. He owns three houses and a recording studio among other valuable assets and his net worth is $16 million.
John Frusciante has earned a name for himself as one of the best guitarists of all time who was ranked #18 on the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003 and was voted The Best Guitarist of the last 30 Years in a BBC poll in 2010.