The mention of the band ‘Twenty-One Pilots’ brings to mind the name Josh Dun. Dun is an American musician as well as the band’s drummer. Josh and the lead singer Tyler Joseph make the musical duo, that has released a total of 5 albums so far. To know more about the net worth of Josh Dun in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
The official names of the drummer are Joshua William Dun, born in Ohio, the United States of America on the 18th of June 1988. His father William Earl Dun worked as a physical therapy assistant, while his mother Laura Lee Dun was a social worker. Josh was one of their four siblings, and the others are Jordan, Abigail and Ashley.
Josh admitted that he was a rebel when he was a teenager and his parents had a hard time with him. He would sneak out and go to the music store where he bought punk rock music records. He later started taking trumpet lessons before shifting his attention to drums.
Dun finished his high school studies and decided not to join a college. Instead, he moved to live with a friend and decided to focus on his passion for music. He worked for three years at a guitar centre.
Josh dated Debby Ryan, an actress for over a year in 2013 but they broke up. Ryan later in August 2018, announced that they had gotten together. We wish them all the best.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Dun had a passion for music from the word go. He joined a band by the name of ‘House of Heroes’ in March 2010. It was after Colin Rigsby who was the band’s drummer took a short break to tend to family matters. As the band’s drummer, Josh played for many tracks on the ‘Suburba’ album. He also was on the live tour with the band. Rigsby returned in October and resumed his duties.
Dun left his work at the guitar centre and got offered a role of a drummer by Chris Salih in the ‘Twenty- one Pilots’ band. Salih left the band alongside the bassist Nick for other commitments, and that left Josh and Tyler. The duo released the album ‘Regional at Best’ in July 2011, and in 2012, they signed with ‘Fueled by Ramen’ record label.
The band’s other albums are ‘Vessels,’ ‘Blurryface,’ and ‘Trench.’ Apart from being in the band, dun appeared on other artists’ songs like George Watsky, Lights and also Hayley Williams. Some of the accolades credited to dun are a nomination for Alternative Press Music Award, a Grammy Award, MTV Video Music Award, and others.
Net Worth & Earnings
The drummer from the Twenty-One Pilots is estimated to own a net worth of more than $12 million. His successful career as a drummer can be credited for his value. He also used to work at a guitar centre before joining the band. Josh lives a very luxurious life, thanks to his career.
Josh Dun is a very successful drummer from the United States. He loved music from an early age, and despite not going to college, he realised his dream in music. Dun is very creative, and his drumming skills can be termed as self-taught. Dun’s hard work was not in vain, and now he reaps the fruits of his labour.