Tom DeLonge is the famous American singer and entrepreneur, film producer, musician, record producer, and songwriter. Tom was the lead guitarist of ‘Blink-182,’ and currently, he is the lead vocalist and guitarist of ‘Angels and Airwaves.’ Tom DeLonge has released several albums including a solo album around 2015. Tom DeLonge has co-written numerous books. Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Tom Delonge as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Tom Delonge (Thomas Matthew Delonge) was born on 13th December 1975 in Poway, California, the US, to Thomas DeLonge Sr. and Connie DeLonge. Tom’s parents divorced when he was 18 years old. Tom DeLonge uses the name ‘Tom’ as his stage name. Tom has two siblings who grew up with him in California.
During his school days, Tom had to struggle with his studies; yet he found solace playing musical instruments. At 11 years, Tom DeLonge was gifted with a trumpet as Christmas gift. Later, his father purchased his first guitar and encouraged him to play. Tom practiced playing his guitar in his room since he was in his seventh grade. Since his teens, Tom has been interested in punk rock. Tom attended Poway High School and Rancho Bernardo High School. After his high school lessons, Tom DeLonge did skateboarding while working on several odd jobs.
In 2001, Tom DeLonge and Jennifer Jenkins got married after dating for nearly six years. They have two children, daughter named Ava Elizabeth and son named Jonas Rocket.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
During his high school days, Tom Delonge was introduced to Mark Hoppus who shared Tom’s interests in music. Again, Tom Delonge introduced Mark Hoppus to Scott Raynor. In 1992, Tom DeLonge founded the band, ‘Blink-182’ and released their first studio album, ‘Cheshire Cat.’ After two years, the band released ‘Dude Ranch’ that sold over 1 million records.
In 1999, ‘Blink-182’released the album, ‘Enema of the State’ that sold over 15 million records globally. In 2001, ‘Blink-182’ released the album, ‘Take Off Your Pants and Jacket’ and another album was released in 2003. In 2011, Tom released his last album, ‘Neighbourhoods.’ In 2005, the band members of Blink-182 took a break to play music with other bands. Again in 2009, Blink-182 reunited and released new albums by September 2011.
After taking leave from Blink-182 in 2005, Tom became an active member of ‘Angels & Airwaves’ and released albums, ‘We Don’t Need to Whisper’ (2006), ‘I-Empire,’ ‘Love,’ ‘Love: Part 2’, and ‘The Dream Walker.’
Tom DeLonge released albums namely ‘Box Car Racer’ with ‘Box Car Racer.’ In 2015, Tom DeLonge released his solo album, ‘To the Stars… Demos, Odds, and Ends’.
Tom DeLonge appeared in several movies and television series. These include ‘American Pie,’ ‘Idle Hands,’ ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Two Guys and a Girl,’ and MadTV.’ Tom DeLonge was the writer, director, and producer of the movie, ‘Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker.’
In the 2000s, with ‘Blink-182’, Tom DeLonge won ‘Blockbuster Entertainment Awards,’ ‘California Music Awards,’ ‘Kerrang! Awards’, ‘MTV Europe Music Awards,’ ‘MTV Video Music Awards,’ ‘Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards,’ ‘San Diego Music Awards’ and ‘Teen Choice Awards.’ Tom DeLonge with ‘Angels & Airwaves’ got four nominations from ‘MTV Video Music Awards.’
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Tom DeLonge is over $90 million. Most of his fortune comes from the sale of his Platinum Certified albums while he was with Blink-182. Also, Tom DeLonge earned from enacting in television series, movies, and documentaries. As an entrepreneur, Tom DeLonge founded many Companies in diverse industries, (clothing with Mark Hoppus) ‘Atticus Clothing’ and ‘Macbeth Footwear,’ (media) ‘To The Stars Inc.,’ (design and technology firm) ‘Modlife.’
At present, Tom DeLonge sold his shares in ‘Atticus Clothing’ to Mark Hoppus. In turn, Tom DeLonge is the sole owner of ‘Macbeth Footwear.’ Tom DeLonge launched a website, ‘Strange Times and Loserkids.com.’