Perry Farrell is a famous American singer, songwriter, disc jockey and musician. He is most renowned as the front-man for an alternative rock band called ‘Jane’s Addiction.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Perry Farrell as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Perry Farrell was born as Peretz Bernstein on 29th March 1959 in Queens in New York City in the US to a Jewish family. His father was a jeweller, and his mother was an artist. When Perry was three years old, his mother committed suicide.
Perry attended a grade school in Woodmere in Long Island. Later, his family relocated to Miami, Florida.
Perry Farrell was inspired by James Brown, Led Zeppelin, Sly & The Family Stone, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones. Also, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Lou Reed motivated him. After completion of high school, Perry Farrell shifted to California in the early 1980s for surfing. He was spotted in several destinations including Bali in 2001. Perry lived in his car and earned as a waiter and construction worker.
Perry Farrell and Christine Cagle (ex-girlfriend) have a son named Yobel Bernstein. In 2002, Perry Farrell married Etty Lau Farrell, a dancer, and singer. She performed with Perry Farrell in the ‘Jane’s Addiction’ shows since 1997s ‘Relapse’ tour. Perry Farrell and his wife have two sons named Hezron Wolfgang and Izzadore Bravo.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Perry Farrell made a career as a musician when he was the front man for the band ‘Psi Com.’ Later, he was actively involved with other bands including Fishbone, The Minutemen, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and X.
After his career with ‘Psi Com,’ Perry Farrell met Eric Avery and formed the band, ‘Jane’s Addiction.’ Perry became the frontman of ‘Jane’s Addiction’ that released the album, ‘Strays,’ one of the best selling records. Also, it got gold certified in the US and got silver certified in the UK.
In 1991, Perry Farrell organized the farewell touring festival called Lollapalooza that continued annually till 1997. Since 2003, Perry Farrell restarted the show along with William Morris Agency and C3.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Perry Farrell is $55 million. Most of his earnings come from the sale of records and albums released by his band, ‘Jane’s Addiction.’ As the frontman of Jane’s Addiction, Perry Farrell is the DJ, singer, and songwriter. Perry Farrell made a fortune from his released album ‘Strays’ that was one of the best selling albums. Also, due to its sale, the album was certified gold in the US and certified silver in the UK. Since 2003, Perry Farrell along with William Morris Agency and C3 have begun performing as the alternative rock band, ‘Jane’s Addiction.’
Perry Farrell is the most significant 1990s musicians for his trademarked vocal style. Till date, Perry Farrell is the only musician who has performed at 12 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festivals. During his performances, he has used five different names including DJ Peretz, Jane’s Addiction, Perry Farrell, Satellite Party, and with Hybrid.