Richard Christy is a well-known drummer, actor and radio personality from America. He is best recognized for being the former drummer of the of many popular heavy metal bands in the 1990s. He currently works in the radio talk show, “The Howard Stern Show” of the Sirius XM Radio. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Richard Christy in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Richard Christy was born on April 1, 1974, in Fort Scott, Kansas. He spent most of his childhood days in Redfield. When Christy was four years old, his aunt introduced him to the rock bands Kiss and Meat Loaf. He was highly influenced by the music albums Stay Hungry by the heavy metal band Twisted Sister and Powerslave by Iron Maiden.
By the age of 14, Christy started playing drums and guitar. During his teenage years, he considered drummers like Mikkey Dee, Sean Reinert, Frankie Banali his inspiration. When Christy was in the school, he was the part of the school’s marching band and played snare drum and tympani.
Christy married Kristin Jenco in the year 2011. The couple has a son, Carson Cain Christy who was born in 2017.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Richard Christy started his career at the age of 15 performing at the local clubs in Kansas. In 1992, he joined the music group Public Assassin as a drummer. Four years later, Christy formed his own death metal band “Burning Inside” along with Steve Childers and others.
He has worked and toured with many popular heavy metal bands including Control Denied, Leash Law, Acheron, Iced Earth, and Death. Christy became a household name when he appeared on the talk show “The Howard Stern Show” in the year 2004. Along with the other cast of the show, he performed all over the world as the part of the “Killers of Comedy Tour”.
Christy has always been a fan of horror movies and has appeared in films like Evil Ned 2, Evil Ned 3: The Return of Evil Ned 2, Leaving Grunion County and many more. He has also worked as a voice actor in films such as Rick and Morty and Metalocalypse. He guest appeared in the animated cartoon series Uncle Grandpa and in the movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
In 2009, Christy returned to music and formed his own band “Charred Walls of the Damned”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Richard Christy has an estimated net worth of more than $500 thousand. This huge wealth is the result of his successful career as a drummer and actor. He has also hosted the show “Inside Porn Actor Studio” in the XM Satellite Radio and the show “Richard Christy’s Heavy Metal Hoedown” on the Liquid Metal channel.
Christy also directed and starred in the movie “Supertwink” in the year 2006.
Richard Christy is one of the most talented and renowned drummers and television personalities in the United States. He started his career very early and had worked hard to fulfill his dreams.