Arnel Pineda is presently of age 50, recognized as a Filipino singer and he also worked as a songwriter. This singer came to spotlight and fame in Philippines in era of 1980s as well as globally in year 2007 in form of lead singer of American rock band named Journey. Net worth of Arnel Pineda is gained mainly from his career as singer, get more details below:
Arnel Pineda Biography
Birthplace of Arnel Pineda is Tondo, Manila, located in Philippines to parents-Restituto Lising and Josefina Manansala. This singer’s mother implanted the love for singing right from early age, motivating him to sing along with some of his favourite singers such as Barbra Streisand and Karen Carpenter. While growing up, Pineda’s parents made entry into several singing competitions. His mother was facing pain of heart disease and she died when this singer was just 13 years old.
He devoted around two years on streets, by sleeping anywhere he can like in public parks, or even on a small bench out of his friend’s crowded home. It is known that he received meager money simply by amassing newspapers, glass bottles, as well as scrap metal and retailing them to recyclers.
In year 1982, when the singer was just 15 years old, he turned out as a lead singer of Filipino based group named Ijos. He commonly acquainted to sing in one pizza parlour in Manila. In year 1986, few members from Ijos created one group named as Amo. It is revealed that Amo entered as well as won in Rock Wars competition in Philippines.
In year 1988, Amo made entry in as well as won Philippines leg of the Yamaha World Band Eruption. The group members reached to finals in Hong Kong; however were not capable to get win because of technicality. The corresponding rules mentioned that the winning song needs to be original based composition.
Though, they too mentioned that this song appearance in finals needs to be the similar song by which this band received win in its country’s leg of that competition. Winning song of Amo in Philippines was “Bohemian Rhapsody”. After completion of contest, this band sustained as Amo, making live performance.
In year 1990, Pineda with additional members of Amo created a new band named as Intensity Five and one more time made entry in Yamaha World Band Explosion. This singer received win in Best Vocalist named award as well as this band appeared as first runner up.
Later in the same year, five out of Amo’s original associates separated from band leader named Ulysis Ablang and created a new band behind Pineda, entitled as New Age. This happened before launch of Amo’s only released album launched in year 1990 entitled as Ang Tunay na Amo on BMG records that laid one prevalent radio hit named as “Running Away”.
Arnel Pineda got married to Cherry Pineda in year 2001. The couple have one son named Cherub as well as one daughter named Thea Chenelle. It is known that Pineda too has two elder sons namely, Angelo and Matthew, from prior relationships.
How much is Arnel Pineda Net worth in 2017
Arnel Pineda is primarily recognized as a Filipino based musician having net worth of $18 million US dollars as of 2017. This singer started his self-titled based debut album in year 1999 prior teaming up with band named The Zoo. The singer was member of the group’s year 2007 album entitled “Zoology” prior he was welcomed to contract for Journey.
Moreover, he has appeared as member of three albums as well as DVDs by the band: “Revelation” from 2008, next is “Journey: Live in Manila” from 2009, as well as “Eclipse” from 2011. Also, Pineda has made appearance on many TV shows like “ASAP”, “Protégé”, “Eat Bulaga!”, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, “Boy and Kris”, “The Voice of the Philippines”, “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, and “Prudential of Cha-Ching”.
When he was a teenage of 15, Arnel Pineda expressed interest in singing and become a lead singer of a singing group. After that, there have been many ups and downs in his career but he stayed strong to be successful.