Paul Gilbert is one of the best guitarist in the American music industry. He is known to create music which belong to the genre of rock, pop, metal, blues and funk. He is also the co founder of the popular band named Mr. Big. Let us have a look at the total net worth of Paul Gilbert in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
On 6th November, 1966 Gilbert was born in the city of Carbondale, Illinois. His full name is Paul Grandon Gilbert. As he belongs to the white ethnicity he grew up in the city of Pittsburgh. From the age of five he was given the training of playing of music. By the time he was 15 years old he started to have musical tour with his band named Tau Zero. He also got the honor to be featured with Yngwie Johan Malmsteen in the Guitar Player Magazine. Gradually he enrolled himself into the Guitar Institute of Technology to have a great career and be a lead guitarist.
Gilbert had married twice in his life till date. In the year 1993, he got married to a British actress named Patricia Gilbert. They didn’t have children but they stayed together for six years and eventually got divorced in the year 1998. After seven years, Gilbert again married a Japanese musician named Emi Gilbert in the year 2005. She is expert in playing the piano and the keyboard. As both of them belong to the same field they have remained together supporting each other in all the spheres of life. They have gone for a number of musical tours which has increased their bonding. Together they have a son named Marlon Kazan. Presently they are living in Portland.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
His musical career had started at the age of 15 itself. Mike Varney was awestruck by the musical techniques of Gilbert. In the year 1985, he worked as GIT instructor. The band Racer X was formed in Los Angeles, where he was the lead guitarist. Gradually, Gilbert became one of the fastest guitarist possessing. He acquired a great amount of fame after the release of his video named Intense Rock. Racer X never signed up for the a major project to gain money so Gilbert left the band in the year 1988. In the same year he Co founded the band Mr. Big with Billy Sheehan. The song of this band “to be with you” gained the top position in the Billiard Hot 100.
In the year 1996, the band Mr. Big fell apart. But in the year 2009 he reunited the band and recorded a new album. The album named Fuzz Universe was his third instrumental solo album. He continued to release his solo albums, which included his famous album named Stone Pushing Uphill Man on June, 2004. He has also written about various guitar techniques in a magazine called Total Guitar.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Paul Gilbert is a successful musician having his expertise in singing and playing as the guitarist. This profession has made him earn a handsome salary to survive on. With time he has released fourteen solo albums which have increased his income. Presently, his total net worth is around $5 million.
He is not only a dynamic musician but also a great husband and a father. He really takes out time for his family even if he is within a tight schedule. At the moment he is living a comfortable life at Los Angeles with his loving family.