Krist Novoselic is a well-known American rock guitarist and musician, with an estimated net worth of over $60 million US dollars. He is best-known as the member of Nirvana. After the disbandment of Nirvana, Novoselic founded Eyes Adrift and Sweet 75, releasing one album with each. Then he joined punk bank Flipper in 2006 till 2009. Krist has also worked with bands like ‘Foo Fighters’ etc.
Krist Novoselic Biography
Krist Anthony Novoselic was born in 1965 on 16th May to Kristo and Maria Novoselic in California. However, he spent most of his childhood in San Pedro, a neighborhood near Los Angeles.
He married his first wife and high school sweetheart, Shelli Hyrkas in 1989. However, the couple separated in 1999. In 2004, Novoselic married his second wife and artist Darbury Stenderu. Currently, he resides in Washington near Deep River.
Krist completed his graduation in 2016 in Bachelor of Science from Washington State University. He is also actively involved in politics; he is the founder of JAMPAC (Joint Artists and Musician Political Action Committee) which is a political action committee. In 2008 he was elected to the board chair on the organization electoral reform called FairVote.
Novoselic considers Led Zeppelin, The Who, Van Halen, Aerosmith and Black Sabbath as one of his greatest influences.
Krist Novoselic started off his career in 1986 with Nirvana. The band became an instant hit and helped him gain initial fame. Nirvana disbanded in 1994 after Kurt Cobain’s death. Later he founded two bands called Eyes Adrift and Sweet 75, releasing a single album with both the bands. From 2006 to 2009, he joined a punk band called Flipper.
In 2011, he also played guitar for Foo Fighters, song ‘I Should Have Known’.
He also acted as a content writer for ‘Seattle Weekly’, who wrote blogs for their website from 2007 – 2010.
He has also worked with other celebrities like Eyes Adrift, Sweet 75, The Stinkypuffs, Sky Cries Mary, Foo Fighters, and Giants in the Trees, Aya and Melvins.
From earlier this year, Novoselic turned into a DJ and worked with Coast Radio.
Some of Krist’s instruments include Gibson Thunderbird, Ibanez Roadster, Ibanez Black Eagle, Gibson Ripper, Gibson RD Artist and Fender Precision Bass.
He has worked with music labels like DGC/Geffen, Sub Pop, and SpinArt.
In 1992, he actively revolted against Washington Erotic Music Law, which would have made it illegal for young kids to buy albums with erotic content or any other sexual indirect meaning.
Krist Novoselic has a personal blog titled as Dream Journal, where he expresses his views on society politics and music.
Krist Novoselic has won a Grammy Award with his band Nirvana in the Best Rock Song category. People love his music and still cherish all his tracks from Nirvana’s first album. He hasn’t received any award for his solo career but Krist definitely deserves one for the rhymes and notes that he can achieve with his strings.
How much is Krist Novoselic Net Worth in 2017
Krist Novoselic has an estimated net worth of over $60 million US dollars as of 2017. He makes thousands of dollars by playing guitar for other bands and music artists. He also works as a part-time DJ and writer that help him in making some extra bucks in her career.
Krist Novoselic is one of the best guitarists in the world. People still look up to him and fall in love with his old Nirvana Hits. The multi-talented musician is also known for as a music director, writer, songwriter, author, activist, and vocalist. We just hope to hear more music from him the coming years.