Robert Plant is a singer from England who is best known as the lead singer of the band Led Zeppelin. He is also a musician and songwriter and is the main lyricist of Led Zeppelin. He has been regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of rock and roll. He was named as the “Greatest Metal Vocalist of All Time” by Hit Parader in 2006. He was also named as the greatest of all lead singers by Rolling Stone. Plant has released many albums in his career, both as a solo artist and with Led Zeppelin. He has also released collaborative albums. The estimated net worth of Robert Plant is $180 million US dollars.
Robert Anthony Plant was born in Black Country town, Bromwich, Staffordshire, England on August 20, 1948. He was born to parents Annie Celia Plant and Robert C. Plant. His father was a civil engineer who used to work for the Royal Air Force. He was raised in Kidderminster, Worcestershire. He was interested in rock and roll music and singing since he was a child.
Plant attended the King Edward VI Grammar School for Boys located in Southbridge and left it when he was in his teens. He enrolled in a college to study chartered accountant but left it in two weeks to be a part of the English Midlands. He was influenced by Bukka White, Jerry Miller, Sleepy John Estes, and Skip James. In 1967, he was employed in a construction company called Wimpey. He then worked for Woolworth’s.
In 1968, Robert Plant was married to Maureen Wilson. They have three children named Carmen Jane, Logan Romero, and Karac Pendragon. He divorced Wilson in 1983. His son Karac died in 1977 at the age of five. He also has a son Jesse Lee with Shirley Wilson.
In 1968, Robert Plant became the singer of the group Led Zeppelin formed by Jimmy Page. Soon the group was joined by John Paul Jones and John Bonham. The band was previously named as “New Yardbirds”. In 1969, they released their debut album called ‘Led Zeppelin’. They went on to release many albums following that.
He has written many popular songs for the band including “The Battle of Evermore”, “Over the Hills and Far Away”, “Misty Mountain Hop”, “Ramble On”, and “No Quarter”. In December 1980, Led Zeppelin disbanded after the death of Bonham. Following that, Pant became to work as a solo artist. In 1982, he released his debut solo album called ‘Pictures at Eleven’ in 1982.
This was followed by ‘The Principle of Moments’ in 1983. Both the albums became platinum certified album in the United States. He then went on to release Now and Zen, Manic Nirvana, and Fate of Nations. In 2002, he released the album ‘Dreamland’ and it was followed by Mighty ReArranger in 2005.
In 2007, he teamed up with Alison Krauss for the duet album ‘Raising Sand’. In 2010, he teamed up with the Band of Joy and released the album ‘Band of Joy’. He then released ‘Lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar’ in 2014.
Robert Plant has won numerous awards with Led Zeppelin. Individually has won three Grammy Awards out of five nominations. Together with Led Zeppelin, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995. They were also inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2006.
How much is Robert Plant Net Worth in 2017
Robert Plant had a wonderful career, both as a singer and as a songwriter. He has released a number of singles as a solo artist and also by collaborating with other artists. In 2015, he released the EP “More Roar”. Plant has also released three video albums. By doing so, he has gone on to accumulate good money.
Robert Plant’s net worth is an estimated $180 million US dollars as of 2017. He has given much platinum certified albums in his career. He has also released albums with Jimmy Page and Alison Krauss. His album ‘Carry Fire’ is scheduled to get released in October 2017.
Robert Plant has done numerous concert tours in his career. NPR (National Public Radio) named him as one of the world’s “50 Great Voices” in 2010.