Who is Angus Young and what is his net worth 2018? One of the most fabulous guitarist of all time and co-founder of the band AC/DC, Angus Young .he was just 18 when he and his brother Malcolm formed AC/DC in 1973 with friends. They decided the name AC/DC after seeing the letters “AC/DC” on the back of their sister Margaret’s sewing machine. He is an Australian-Scottish guitarist, and well-known for his work as one of the founder of band AC/DC, main guitarist, and an important member of the band AC/DC. he is also songwriter of the band. Young is famous for his lively stage show and, schoolboy setup and his version of duckwalk which was firstly performed by Chuck Berry. Rolling Stone magazine ranked Angus Young as the 24th greatest guitarist.
Many successful albums such as back in black helps young to increase his net worth In 2003, young has introduced many albums along with AC/DC band mates. AC/DC was one of popular rock band of that time and have released successfully 15 studio albums. Let’s see more interesting facts about this amazing Scottish-born Australian guitarist and let’s see how he made his million empire.
Angus Young was born March 31, 1955 in Glasgow, Scotland; he was the eight children of Margaret and William Young. In 1963 Young emigrated from Scotland to Sydney, with his parents and siblings. He dropped out of High School when he was just 15 years old. Young’s brother Stephen introduced him into AC/DC band mate Stevie Young. Young used to playing a banjo. Margaret Angus’s mother bought him a second-hand acoustic guitar model which was the first guitar for him and around 1970 he bought his first professional guitar Gibson SG and then he started to create the musical journey.
Angus Young and his wife Ellen are living in Australia. Ellen is from Netherlands. Young is a smoker but he does not drink any kind of alcoholic beverages. In the year 2006 Young received Kerrang Magazine’s Legend Award from the editor, Paul Brannigan, and also added that AC/DC is one of the most important and influential rock bands in history. which was a happy moment for all band members. And in the year 2012, Young was named Best Australian Guitarist of All Time in a poll conducted by Australian Guitar Magazine.
Interesting Facts About Angus Young :
Young is smoker but he doesn’t drink.
He dropped out from his school when he was 15 year old.
Angus young’s first professional guitar is Gibson SG.
Young got nick name as ‘guitar god’ for his life time best performance.
Now young is living happily with his wife Ellen in Sydney.
His interesting get up of school boy during stage show was’t his thought it was of his sister.
Even the bandmate finalised the band name as AC/DC after seeing in back of their sister Margaret’s sewing machine !!
Angus Young had started his career in 1973 at the age of 18 and created band named AC/DC. Young was also very popular for his schoolboy getup during show her sister suggest him this schoolboy outfit. AC/DC’s first album was High Voltage in the year 1975. Coming next 3 years band tiled themselves as a famous hard rock band and mainly in Australia. Back in black , High voltage ,and Powerage are the successful album list of AC/DC.
But the career turning point became their 1979’s studio album Highway to Hell, because this album was very much popular at that time. The album accountable for 50 million of the worldwide sale and it also rated as the third highest sold album ever globally. In year 2006, Young and band Awarded “most important rock band in history”
AC/DC won their first Grammy Award in 2010 for the track “War Machine” in the category of Best Hard Rock Performance from the album “Black Ice”.
In 2003, the band AC/DC were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They were also ranked number 72 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “100 greatest artists of all time”.
Net Worth of Angus Young
Australian guitarist Angus Young has made $150 million net worth by giving many numbers of successful albums during his career; he has a great fan following because of his guitar performance and unique getup of schoolboy many people attract towards him. Of course world will remember him for his fabulous job and his performance in band. The band AC/DC’s 1990’s “The Razors Edge” sold ten to twelve million copies globally and this album was a contributory factor to Angus Young net worth of millions. The best selling albums of the band were ‘Back in black’, ‘High Voltage’ which proven best selling albums in the rock music history.
There are many things to learn from the great guitarist such as dedication to work, thinking out of box, digesting success, passionately love hobby. Angus Yong has proven that you can become a millionaire by improving your performance and converting hobby into passion. Young is like a role model for beginner guitar player and those guitar artists who wants to become millionaire and famous.
Angus Young is fabulous guitarist, he has always given an amazing performance on the stage, he has created his name as best guitarist in many popular magazines such as rolling stone and kerrang, he has not studied at college as he dropped out from his high school at just 15, but it isn’t lie that he has P.H.D. in guitar and rock music and how can we forget his nickname ‘Guitar god’.