Malcolm Young was a famous icon in the Music industry. He was the rhythm artist of guitar and driving force of the band. Today AC/DC band become famous because of the hard work of Malcolm Young. Here is a quick summary of career, net worth and earnings of Malcolm Young in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Malcolm Mitchell Young was born in the year 1953 on 6th January. His place of birth in Glasgow, Scotland, UK but his origin is from Sydney, Australia. He was the co-founder of AC/DC. Malcolm young started AC/DC crew with his brother Angus Young. He was the guitarist, songwriter and backing vocalist for AC/DC hard rock band.
Malcolm was a family man. He got married to his love O’Linda Young and be with her till the death. He had two children, Cara and Ross. Young has been a career of 41 years in the music industry.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Malcolm Young began his career as a guitar player in the local band named as Velvet Underground. He started his career at the age of nineteen inspired by his older brother name was George Young. Then Malcolm joined Marcus Hook Roll Band with his brother Angus, George and his music partner Harry Vanda. The first ever album released with this band was Tales of Old Grand-Daddy on 1974 in Australia.
Malcolm played the guitar in the album “Evie” by Stevie released on 1974 which is written and produced by his partner Harry Vanda and his brother George Young. This has an 11-minute song and has three parts, and Young played solo guitar in the first part of the song.
It was 1973 when he started his band AC/DC Hard Rock with his brother Angus Young at the age of twenty. In this band Malcolm played the role of rhythm guitar, Angus was the lead guitarist, Colin Burgess played the drums, Larry Van Kriedt on bass guitar and Dave Evans as the vocalist. The first album of the AC/DC band was “Can I sit next to you girl.” Malcolm Young faced lots of obstacles in his life. In one incident, A loving friend and a former crew member Geezer Butler pulled a knife on him. Vocalist Mark Evans narrated disagreement with Malcolm Young.
Malcolm leads the band and AC/DC became famous due to his effort. There are so many achievements as the biggest selling album “Back in Black.” In the year of 1980, his lead singer Bon Scott died, but the band got success continuously. After that AC/DC released 17 studio albums and got three ARIA awards and one Grammy award. The lifetime achievements came for Malcolm and his crew when they instated in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. On 18th November 2017, Malcolm Young closed his eyes and left us forever.
Net Worth & Earnings
Being a successful singer, musician, guitarist, and co-owner of AC/DC, Young has earned fame and lots of money. His estimated total net worth is $120 million.
Malcolm Mitchell Young was the Michael Jackson of the music industry. He was popular among the people for his music and also for his best personality. He established AC/DC as one of the famous band in music in the music industry. He was a legend of the music industry.