Who is David Lee Roth and what is his net worth 2018? David Lee Roth is an American musician and songwriter. Roth is most famous for being the front man of the hugely successful rock band Van Halen. He also had a successful solo career and wrote a memoir.
David Lee Roth was born on 10th of October in the year 1954 in Bloomington, Indiana. After some years, his family moved to sunny California. In this place, David attended Pasadena Community College where he met the Van Halen brothers and Michael Anthony. They formed a band named as Van Halen and released their debut album named as Van Halen in the year 1978. They rose to fame through their song Jump which was released in the year 1984.
This song became no. 1 on Billboard charts. Later, in 1985 David left the band and started his solo career. His solo career started with the song Crazy From The Heat but after some years his career started fading so in 1996, he reconvened with Van Halen for two songs for the band’s greatest hit album. After some time, David joined the group and is still pursuing his solo career. In between his singing career, he has also worked as a DJ for some time and has written an autobiography book titled “Crazy From The Heat” in the year 1997. In his personal life, David never got married but is rumored to have affair with many girls.
In his initial phase of career, David became friend with Alex Van Halen and Eddie who are brothers who played together in a band named as Mammoth. David had worked with several bands like Red Ball Jets and Mammoth too used to rent Roth’s PA system for their gigs. Later, Roth joined Mammoth permanently and the group changed its name to Van Halen due to some identity issues.
In 1977, Van Halen had a contract with Warner Bros and they also released their self-titled album in the next year. The band was a big hit by Roth’s voice and Eddie Van Halen’s guitar. The band got a lot of fame and they gave a lot of hit albums but in 1984, Roth began to sing on his own on which Van Halen replaced him with his musical rival named as Sammy Hagar.
After leaving Van Halen, in 1985 Roth sung solo songs till 1996. In 1996, Roth joined Van Halen for some tracks of their greatest hit album. This year Sammy left the band but Roth after producing some tracks with his old bandmates went back to his solo career. Later in 2007, He rejoined the group again and the band gave a big hit named as A Different Kind of Truth. In March 2015, a new live album was released to fans, Tokyo Dome Live in Concert, which was recorded in June 2013 during the A Different Kind of Truth Tour. That same month, the band made its first foray into American television by appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, announcing a new tour in the process.
David was nominated for many awards for his brilliant work but he has not won an award till now. He was nominated for Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody which was released in the year 1984 and California Girls which was released in the year 1985.
David Lee Roth Net Worth
David Lee Roth is working in the music industry since years and he still has the charm in his voice to attract his audience through his voice. He has earned a huge net worth of $70 million which is still increasing. He lives in a mansion in Texas which is worth $2 million.
David Lee Roth is an American singer, songwriter, radio DJ and author who has a net worth of $70 million. David Lee Roth is best known for being the original front man for the incredibly successful rock band Van Halen.