Roger Daltrey is one of the famous musicians of the World. He is known for singing, songwriting, and acting which makes him one of the richest musicians. He is the founder and lead singer of the English Rock Band named The Who. He has released fourteen singles which had entered in the UKs Top ten charts in the 1960s. Do you want to know the net worth of Roger Daltrey in 2020? If yes, then you can read the information given below.
Early Life & Biography:
Roger Harry Daltrey was born in the year 1944 on 1st March in West London, England. His father has also been the fighter in World War II. Roger Daltrey went to Victoria Primary School and then he attended Acton County Grammar School. He was a brilliant student from his childhood and he was ranked top in his class on the eleven-plus examination because of which he got admission in Acton County Grammar School.
Roger Daltrey has married twice and at first, he married Jacqueline Rickman in the year 1964 and they had a son named Simon after which they got divorced in the year 1968. In the next year, he had a son named Mathias from Swedish Model Elisabeth Aronsson. In the year 1968, he met Heather Taylor from whom he married in the year 1971 and had three children.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Even after being an intelligent student in the school, he left studies and got interested in the emerging rock and roll music. He hadn’t much money to buy a guitar and at that time he made his own guitar from a block of the word and then he joined the Skiffle band which was called Detours as a singer. In the year 1959, his father gifted him a guitar after which made him the lead guitarist of the band after which he was also expelled from the school for smoking tobacco.
When he left the grammar school in the year 1963, he decided to form a band and then he did so by calling the skiffle band named The Detours. Then they added the talented drummer Keith Moon to their band. Their band became famous for their deafening shows while the success of the Roger Daltrey can be credited to his song writings also. In the year 1973, Roger Daltrey released his first album which became famous. In the year 1975, he started his film career with a role in a movie named Tommy.
In the day, he used to do the sheet metal work and at night he performed at weddings, pubs, and clubs. He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for the Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture in the year 1976. In 2001, he won Grammy Lifetime Award for his great performances in the field of music. He also got the UK Music Hall of Fame in the year 3004 on 31st December. He also got the James Joyce Award from the Literary and Historical Society of University College Dublin.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Roger Daltrey’s net worth is around $100 million as he is a famous musician, songwriter, and actor. His talent and hard work have made earn high amount of money every year. He also earned through his bands and now he mostly earns from the music and songwriting. Here are how much his albums earned and contributed huge to his net worth.
My Generation album (Gold Certified) – $1,00,000 (1965)
Tommy (2X platinum certified) – $2,150,000 (1969)
Live at Leeds (2x Platinum Certifies) – $2,050,000 (1970)
Who are You – $2,600,000 (1978)
Who’s Better, Who’s Best – $1,500,000 (1988)
Then and Now (Compilation album) – $2,000,000 (2004)
Going Back Home (Collaboration album) – $1,00,000 (2014)
Roger Daltrey is the singer who is loved by many people and known for his fantastic stage shows. He earns most of the money from singing and does nothing else other than working in the music industry. He is an inspiration for those who want to make their career in the music world as he belonged to a backward family.