Krist Novoselic is an American musician who is best known as the founder of the band Nirvana. He has released many albums in his career and has also been associated with other bands like Eyes Adrift, Sweet 75, and Flipper. He has collaborated with many artists and has won numerous awards. He has been active in his career for over three decades. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Krist Novoselic in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Krist Anthony Novoselic was born in May 1965, in Compton, California. He is the son of Maria and Kristo Novoselic. Both his parents were Croatian immigrants. He spent most of his childhood in California’s San Pedro. His siblings are Diana and Robert. His family relocated to Aberdeen in 1979.
He was interested in music from a very young age. Some of his early interests were Van Halen, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, The Who, and Black Sabbath. He went to Aberdeen High School and has also been to Montesano High School. After completing his school, he started to work as a decorator and painter. Later, he earned his B. Sc. Degree in social sciences from the Washington State University.
In 2004, Krist Novoselic got married to Darbury Ayn Stenderu. He was previously married to Shelli Hyrkas from 1989 to 1999. He is a licensed pilot and currently lives in Washington’s Deep River. He loves animal, nature, and geology. The musician has got two cats, Doris and Einstein. Apart from English, he can speak fluent Croatian.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1987, Krist Novoselic formed the band Nirvana along with Kurt Cobain. Their first album ‘Bleach’ was released in 1989. It was a successful album and went on to sell over 1.9 million records. ‘Nevermind’ became available from September 1991. This album sold more than 30 million albums across the world. Nirvana’s last album ‘In Utero’ was released in 1993. With the band, he has won one Grammy Award, one Brit Award, and one American Music Award. Other awards won by the band include MTV Video Music Awards, NME Awards, and O Music Award.
Nirvana also released the live albums, ‘MTV Unplugged in New York’, ‘From the Muddy Banks of Wishkah’, and ‘Live at Reading’. They have released four compilation albums, six video albums, two EPs, and 21 singles. In 1997, Novoselic teamed up with Sweet 75 for their eponymous album. He has also released a self-titled album with Eyes Adrift. In 2000, the musician released ‘Live from the Battle in Seattle’ with The No WTO Combo.
In 2009, Novoselic released the albums ‘Fight’ and ‘Love’ with Flipper. In 2017, he released Giant in the Trees’ eponymous album. He has also collaborated with several artists like Johnny Cash, Foo Fighters, Peter Buck, Paul McCartney, Filthy Friends, Sky Cries Mary, The Stinky Puffs, and Mike Watt. He has also won a Grammy Award in 2013 for “Cut Me Some Slack”.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much would be the net worth of a person who has sold millions of records across the world? During his time with Nirvana, the musician released three studio albums, and all of them were commercially successful. With this, he went on to amass a net worth of over $55 million. He has also released albums with many other bands. He is also a blogger and has blogged for the website ‘Seattle Weekly’. He has his own blog called ‘Dream Journal’. He has been a DJ for Coast Radio and has also released a book in 2004.
Krist Novoselic is a very successful musician. He has got fans from across the world, and his association with Nirvana has made him a leading personality in the music world. He continues to release music by collaborating with other artists.