The founder of the rock band ‘Queens of the Stone Age’, Josh Home is an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. He is also an actor. Josh Homme is the only member of his band who has been with the band since its formation. He is the lead guitarist, lead singer and primary songwriter of this band. Here are all the details about the career, biography, and net worth of Josh Homme in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Josh Homme was born as Joshua Michael Homme on May 17, 1973, in Joshua Tree, California, US. The names of his parents are not known, but he is believed to have grown up in a well-off family. His grandfather was a notable personality. As a child, Josh wanted to become a contractor like his father. Unlike other kids, he hardly received a formal education. When he was a little child, he took the guitar lessons and also learned other musical instruments. He wanted to learn the drum, but when his parents denied, he ended up learning guitar.
Josh Homme is an ideal family man. He has got the good looks and also has a successful career still he is never involved in any random relationships before and after the marriage. He married musician Brody Dalle in 2005. The couple has three kids together. He lives with his family in Palm Springs, California.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Josh Homme had interest in music since his childhood, but he never thought to make a career in music. In fact, he dreamt to be a contractor like his father, but his indomitable music skills made him a superstar in this field. He professionally started his music career at the tender age of 12. He joined the band ‘Autocracy’ as a guitarist. At the age of 14, he had formed his own heavy-metal metal named ‘Katzenjammer’ with his schoolmates. After some time, they changed the name of the band as ‘Kyuss’. The band lasted for almost seven years and achieved a decent success. Finally, it disbanded in 1995.
The next year itself, he formed another music group ‘Queens of the Stone Age’ which turned out to be the biggest breakthrough of his career. He sang for the first time on-stage for this band. In 1998, he released his eponymous debut album for the band. So far, his band has released seven albums, and all of them achieved massive success.
Throughout his career, Josh has won many prestigious awards including Grammy Awards. He won Grammy award for the ‘best hard-rock performance’.
Net Worth & Earnings
Though Josh Homme has started his music career at the young age of 12, it took him next 7-8 years to taste the success. Ideally, he has a two-decade-long career. During this period, he has also faced many health issues which affected his work and net worth. As of today, the versatile musician holds an estimated net worth of $12.5 million. The primary source of his earning is music production and singing. Speaking of his asset, he owns a luxurious mansion in Palm Spring, California.
Josh Homme has several health issues. Even after this, he never gave up and continued to rise. Today, his band ‘Queens of The Stone Age’ is one of the most successful and popular rock bands in America. Other than guitar, he also plays bass, drum, and piano.