If you are a fan of the music world, then you must have listened to the music of Rivers Cuomo who is an American vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter of the rock band Weezer. He was raised in the ashram, and when he moved to Connecticut, he started playing music which became his passion within some days. Let us have a look on to the net worth of River Cuomo as of 2018.
Early life and Biography
He was born 13th July 1970 in Manhattan Hospital and was raised in Yogaville which was an ashram in Pomfret run by Satchidananda Saraswati. His father named Frank Cuomo was also a musician who used to play drums. Rivers Cuomo attended private school in the ashram and then Cuomo moved to E.O.Smith High Schoool and got involved in various musical activities which made him music lover. He changed his name to Peter Kitts as Kitts was the surname of his stepfather, but after completing graduation, he took his original name.
River Cuomo was born with a left leg shorter than the right one and when he got success with the Blue Album, and then he got himself treated for this problem. In the year 2004, he took a vow of sexual abstinence, but he got married in the year 2006. He married to Kyoko Ito who met him in March 1997 when he went for solo concerts in Middle East club in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Then he proposed her in Tokyo, Japan in the year 2005. They have two children need Mia and Leo.
Then in the year 2009, he had an accident when he was on a bus which was driving to Boston from Toronto along with his family. He suffered from cracked ribs and internal bleeding problem when he hit the accident at that time. He is a vegetarian and has been eating vegetarian since little age, but he has tasted beef at once. He is a soccer fan and has also written a song for USA Team.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
The older music project of River Cuomo was a glam metal band, Avant Garde. He used to do shows in Connecticut, but then his band moved to Los Angeles where they had more chances of development. The band’s name was changed to zoom, and then he started working at Tower Records when his band dissolved in the year 1990.
He formed his band Weezer along with drummer Patrick Wilson and bassist Matt Sharp and guitarist named Jason Cropper. Weezer was also his nickname, and that’s why he chose this name for this new band. He has also released three albums named Alone, alone II, Alone III and till now he has collaborated with a number of artists which made him a famous musician.
Net worth & Earnings
With his band and music albums, he has managed to earn huge amount of money till now because of which his net worth is $40 million. He hasn’t chosen any other career because he is following his passion for music and is earning through it.
River Cuomo is an inspiration to all those who want to build a career in the music field, and he has managed to make people love him for his music. He wasn’t involved in any criminal activity, and that’s why it can be concluded that he is a musician with name and fame among his fans in various parts of the world.