Scott Stapp is a popular singer who has released many albums in his career. The American is the lead vocalist of the bands Art of Anarchy and Creed. He is also a musician and songwriter and has released albums as a solo artist. He has been active in his career for over 25 years and is also a philanthropist. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Scott Stapp in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Born as Anthony Scott Flippen, Scott Stapp is the son of Lynda. He was born in August 1973, in Orlando, Florida. He was later adopted by his stepfather, Steven Stapp, who was a dentist. His ancestry is Native American and is known to have a baritone voice. He is a believer of God.
He first went to Lake Highland Preparatory School and later went to Lee University in Tennessee to impress his father. However, he was expelled from there after he was caught having marijuana. Following that, he moved to Tallahassee.
In 1998, Scott Stapp got married to Hillaree Burns. They have a son named Jagger. The couple divorced a year later. In 2006, he got married to Jaclyn Nesheiwat, who is a model. They have two children named Milan Hayat and Daniel Issam. His wife filed for divorce in 2014, but later on, they continued living together. He is known to have bipolar disorder and has been arrested on several occasions. He tried to commit suicide in 2003 and was saved by rapper T.I.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1993, Scott Stapp became one of the founders of the band Creep. In 1997, the band released the album ‘My Own Prison’. This was a highly successful album and was released on the music label Wind-up. In 1999, they came up with ‘Human Clay’. This was a major commercial success. Their third album, ‘Weathered’ was released in 2001. In 2009, the band released ‘Full Circle’. He remained with the band till 2004 and again reunited with them from 2009 to 2012.
With the band, he also released two compilation albums and an EP. Their hit singles include “What’s This Life For?”, “Higher”, “With Arms Wide Open”, “My Sacrifice”, “My Own Prison”, and “What If”. He has won several awards with the band including the Grammy Award and American Music Awards. In 2016, Stapp became a member of the band ‘Art of Anarchy’. The band already released one studio album before he joined them. With them, he released the album ‘The Madness’ in 2017.
On the solo front, Strapp released ‘The Great Divide’ in 2005. In 2013, he came up with his second studio album called ‘Proof of Life’. He has also released a live album and several singles like “The Great Divide”, “Slow Suicide”, “Break Out”, “Relearn Love”, “Surround Me”, “Proof of Life”, “Only One”, and “Dying to Live”.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of an artist who has released a number of albums in his career? He has been a part of two rock bands and has also released music as a solo artist. The singer has got a net worth of over $1 million. With Creed, he released many commercially successful albums and his debut solo album was also certified platinum. He is still active in his profession and could well increase his net worth in the near future.
Scott Stapp is a very talented person who has gone on to release several albums. Apart from being a singer and songwriter is also a philanthropist. He is the founder of the With Arms Wide Open Foundation and has donated more than one million dollars for various causes. He has also raised funds for the Tohoku Earthquake of 2011.