David Draiman is a popular singer who is the lead vocalist of Disturbed and Device. He has written hit songs like “Inside the Fire”, “Down with the Sickness”, “Stupify”, and “Indestructible”. He has been active in his career for over two decades. He has released many albums and has received many awards. Let’s find out more about how much is the net worth of David Draiman in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
David Michael Draiman was born in March 1973, in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of YJ Draiman and Miriam. His father was a former real estate developer and was a candidate for the Los Angeles Mayor elections in 2017. He has a brother named Benjamin who is also a musician. Both his parents were religious Jews.
Draiman has been to many schools including Fasman Yeshiva High School and Valley Torah High School. In 1991, he completed his high school from Ida Crown Jewish Academy. He then went to Loyola University Chicago for pre-law studies. Later, he earned his BA degree in business administration, philosophy, and political science and government.
In 2011, David Draiman got married to Lena Yada. His wife is a former WWE Diva. The couple has a son named Samuel Bear Isamu Draiman. He supported Bernie Sanders for the 2016 US Presidential nominee over Donald Trump. He was influenced to music by Metallica, Queensrÿche, Iron Maiden, and Pantera.
Career, Award & Nominations
After completing his college, David Draiman used to work in a healthcare facility in the capacity of an administrative assistant. In 1996, he joined the band Disturbed as its lead singer. The band was already formed in 1994 and included other members. In 2000, Disturbed released the album ‘Sickness’. This sold more than 5 million albums in the United States alone. This was followed by ‘Believe’ in 2002. In 2005, the band came up with ‘Ten Thousand Fists’. They then released ‘Indestructible’ in 2008. It was followed by ‘Asylum’ in 2010.
‘Immortalized’ became available from August 2015. The band is all set to release the album ‘Evolution’ in October 2018. Disturbed has been twice nominated for the Grammy Awards and has won various awards like Loudwire Music Awards, Octane’s Year End Award, and iHeartRadio Music Award. The band has also released an EP ‘Live & Indestructible’ and the compilation album ‘The Lost Children’. They have released two live albums, three video albums, and 22 singles. Their singles include “Ten Thousand Fists”, “Inside the Fire”, “Another Way to Die”, “The Light”, “The Sound of Silence”, and “Open Your Eyes”.
In 2013, David Draiman released Device’s eponymous debut studio album. The band received the Revolver Golden Gods Awards and two Loudwire Music Awards. He has also received a nomination for the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in 2014. He has also made guest appearances in the singles “Forsaken”, “The Strange Case Of”, and “Dance in the Rain”.
Net Worth & Earnings
Ever thought about the net worth of an artist who has released many albums with two different bands? He has a powerful voice and has won many awards. The singer has got a net worth of over $12 million. He has released many commercially successful albums with Disturbed. He has also contributed music for various other artists and is all set up to release an album soon. The singer is still active in his profession, and there can be a good increase in his net worth.
David Draiman is a very successful person. He never thought of becoming a singer and initially worked as an administrator. He is an influential person who has released many platinum certified albums in his career.