Zakk Wylde is an American singer, musician, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter. He is famous as the founder of the band Black Label Society and also for his work as a guitarist in the band Ozzy Osbourne. He has a signature of the bull’s eye design which is widely recognized. Here are the complete details about the career, biography, and net worth of Zakk Wylde in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jeffrey Phillip Wielandt was born on 14th of January in the year 1967 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. He studied at Jackson Memorial High School and at the age of 8 he started playing the guitar. He was so passionate about it that he used to play the guitar for 12 hours. He graduated from his school in the year 1985. He started his professional career at the age of 14 and with his hard work he became the Most Valuable Player as a guitarist.
Zakk Wylde is a family man. He got married to Barbaranne Wylde in the year 1985. The couple has four children named Jesse Wylde, Sabbath Wylde, Halen Michael Rhoads Wylde, and Hayley Rae Wylde. Jesse is the godson of Ozzy Osbourne.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Zakk was passionate about guitar since childhood. He started his career professionally at the age of 14 by working at Silverton Music. After that, he gave a demo for the band Ozzy Osbourne and was selected as the musician in the group. This position was also held by the Tandy Rhoads who was the foremost guitar playing influence of Zakk. He worked with the band from the year 1987 until the year 1995. He got back with the band in the year 2001 with the album “Black Rain”. After this album, Zakk started his own band “Black Label Society”. Since then he is working with both the bands and also as a solo artist.
Zakk Wylde is respected a lot as an artist. He has been voted as the “Most Valuable Player” by the “Guitar World” magazine for three years. His signature and handprints were also featured by “Hollywood Rock Walk of Fame”, and his name is inducted in it.
Net Worth & Earnings
Zakk Wylde has earned a net worth of $20 million. He has earned most of his net worth through his work as a guitarist and a singer. He has earned most of his net worth through his work with the band Ozzy Osbourne and also with his own band “Black Label Society”.
Zakk is living a luxurious life. He has a $4.1 million house in California. This house has a bar, a parking lot, a swimming pool, a forest, and a recording studio. Zakk also has a motorcycle which is worth $80,000. This motorcycle is manufactured by Harley Davidson.
Zakk Wylde is an American singer, musician, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter who has earned a net worth of $20 million. He had a passion for guitar and pursuing his passion he has earned millions and a lot of respect from people.