The American musician, singer, and songwriter Trey Anastasio is best known for his singing skills and as a lead guitarist and singer for renowned American rock band Phish. He sang 140 solo songs for the band and is a huge factor in their success. Here we are going to check out the net worth of this amazing singer, Trey Anastasio in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Trey was born with the birth name Ernest Joseph ‘Trey’ Anastasio III on 30th September 1964. His father’s name was Ernest Anastasio Jr., an executive vice president of Educational Testing Service and his mother Dina was the editor of Sesame Street Magazine and a renowned book author for children.
The first school of Trey was the Princeton Day School. He met his longtime friend Tom Marshall, who later became his partner in songwriting. He was pretty active in the school theatres. Later he attended the Taft High School. He formed a band named Antelope there. Trey completed his graduation in the year 1983. From the Goddard College, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree.
Trey was arrested in the year 2006 for intoxicated driving and possessing heroin and some other drugs. He was found guilty in court. After the end of the sentence, Trey was really happy that this phase came in his life which helped him to get rid of drugs. Later, he thanked the officer who arrested him in public as it was the event which changed his life forever.
Career, Awards, and nominations:
During the 80’s and the 90’s, the Phish was an unstoppable group and the popularity of Trey was touching the sky with them. Some of the best albums which they presented at that time are Surrender to the Air, One Man’s Trash, Seis De Mayo. Bar 17, The farmhouse, Traveler, and Paper Wheels.
As a solo artist, Trey did not receive many awards yet but as a rock band, Phish earned a lot of awards. In the year 2015, they received the Favorite Rock Albums award for their album Paper Wheels. They also got the lifetime Honor in the Jammy Awards 2008.
Net worth and earnings:
The celebrated singer earned a lot in his career mostly through his singing. The first big amount which he received was of $1,500,000 and that was for the Record Sales of his album Junta in the year 1989. He received $750,000 for the Record sales of some of his other successful albums like Lawn Boy, A Picture of Nectar, Rift, Hoist, Billy Breathes, and Farmhouse. Right now, the estimated net worth of the singer is $90 million.
The recording and the rehearsal facility which Anastasio has is known as ‘The Barn’. Sometimes it is called ‘The Farmhouse’ too. The place is situated near Westford. Since 1999, Phish completed most of their projects here. There is a Phish album named Farmhouse, whose cover photo is taken outside the barn. There are some big names who performed here like Herbie Hancock, Gordon Stone Band, John Patitucci, Swampadelica, Toots & the Maytals, DJ Logic, The Slip, Tony Levin, John Medeski, and RAQ.