Who is Jack White and what is his net worth 2018? Jack White who is the lead singer of the band The White Stripes has been super successful and established himself as a popular millionaire. The American singer cum songwriter makes good cash every month. He has also starred in various films and has also produced a number of records. He is one of the most admired guitarists of the 21st century. He has established himself as one of the best artists of his time and has also won many accolades.
Jack White was born on July 9, 1975, in Detroit, Michigan. His real name is John Anthony Gills and both his parents used to work for the Archdiocese of Detroit. He was last of the ten children of his parents. At the age of 12, he appeared in the 1987 movie The Rosary Murders. Jack went to Cass Technical High School in Detroit. When he was a child, he was a fan of classical music.
He started listening to Blues and Rock music and his favourite drummers included Stewart Copeland, Gene Krupa, and Crow Smith. When he was 15, he did an apprenticeship with a family friend, brain Muldoon. They recorded an album together as the Upholsterers called Makers of High-Grade Suits. After his apprenticeship, he started his own business which was called the Third Man Upholstery. The business was about dealing with furniture and the slogan of the business was “Your Furniture’s Not Dead”.
Jack married Megan White in September 1996. Their marriage came to an end in March 2000. He does not like disclosing his personal life in public. He married British model Karen Elson in June 2005 in the Amazon River. The couple decided to split in June 2011. The divorce took place in November 2013. Jack has a personal attachment to the number ‘3’.
Jack’s first role as a drummer was in the band Goober & the Peas. The band broke up in 1996. He worked as an upholsterer by working as a solo artist. He met Megan, a bartender by profession and started to work as a band called The White Stripes. Though being married, the couple presented themselves as siblings to the public. They were signed to Italy Records in 1998 and released their debut album in 1999. This was followed by a classic called De Stijl. The band released their album White Blood Cells in the year 2001. It received critical appreciation, and the album was a great success.
In 2003, another album called Elephant was released which too was a huge hit. The song ‘Seven Nation Army’ became the band’s signature song. Their fifth album Get Behind Me Satan was followed by their sixth album Icky Thump in 2007. The album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Jack White has also associated with other bands and was their members too. Prominent among them were The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather. He also had a successful solo career and released his first solo album Love Interruption in 2012. His second single album Lazaretto was released in 2014. He has appeared in the 2003 movie, The Cold Mountain.
Jack White has won numerous awards. He has also won several international awards. He has won 11 Grammy Awards out of 29 nominations. Other awards won by the singer include the British Academy Film Awards, BRIT Awards, Detroit Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and much more.
Net Worth of Jack White
Jack White as a singer, guitarist, and producer has a net worth of $50 million. His success peaked after his debut album. His source of income is through the sales of his album. The singer also produces records for other artists and also makes good cash by playing instruments. This millionaire roughly earns about $62,000 every month. But the singer also has to pay $3,200 as child support to his former wife, Karen Elson as they have two kids. Besides that, the singer also provides financial assistance to various institutions.
Jack has published a book called’ We Are Going to Be Friends in 2017′ and is based on the White Stripes song. White gifted a sum of $200,000 to the National Recording Preservation Foundation. He is a member of the foundation’s board. He has also given donations to the Detroit Masonic Temple and Detroit’s Clark Park.