Who is Axl Rose and what is his net worth 2018? Axl Rose was born as William Bruce Rose Jr. and raised as William Bruce Bailey. He was born on the 6th of February in 1962. He was born in Lafayette, Indiana to 16 year old Sharon Elizabeth who was still in high school and William Bruce Rose. He is the eldest of three children. His childhood was very traumatic being abused by his father till he was two years old and the step father was no different. Music was the only solace he had. He did his schooling from Jefferson High School, where he studied the piano and was part of the choir group.
After being involved in various issues and spending some time in jail he decided to move to Los Angeles, California by the December of 1982. Over the years he has been part of some phenomenal and legendary bands like Guns N’ Roses, Rapidfire, Hollywood Rose, L.A. Guns & AC/DC. Axl Rose has become legendary for his various tones and ability to modulate his voice like no other. He has become one of the best vocalists the Rock scene has ever seen over the years.
Axl Rose Discography
With Guns N’ Roses
Appetite for Destruction ( 1987 )
G N’ R Lies ( 1988 )
Use Your Illusion I ( 1991 )
Use Your Illusion II ( 1991 )
“The Spaghetti Incident?” ( 1993 )
Chinese Democracy ( 2008 )
Axl Rose With Hollywood
The Roots of Guns N’ Roses ( 2004 )
Ready to Rumble ( 2014 )
Axl Rose Guest Appearances
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by various artists ( 1988 )
The End of the Innocence by Don Henley ( 1989 )
Fire and Gasoline by Steve Jones ( 1989 )
Pawnshop Guitars by Gilby Clarke ( 1994 )
Anxious Disease by The Outpatience ( 1996 )
Angel Down by Sebastian Bach ( 2007 )
Axl Rose Filmography
The Dead Pool (1988 )
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas ( video game ) ( 2004 )
Net Worth of Axl Rose
Axl Rose’s Net Worth is calculated to be around $160 Million. Most of these earnings come from the huge number of sales his albums with Guns N’ Roses. The most sold album from him and Guns N’ Roses remain to be the debut album named Appetite for Destruction which has sold more than 30 Million Copies worldwide. Guns N’ Roses has become so famous and so much of an idol band that even the compilation album that was released by the name Greatest Hits went on to sell over 13 Million copies!
Axl Rose does own some luxury cars like the Porsche 918 which got the attention of the media when he brought it out after giving it a matte black look. He also owns a Bentley, a Ford GT, a Ferrari 575 Maranello and a Lamborghini Gallardo.
Music production remains to be the major source of income for Axl Rose. He is also an active philanthropist and has performed the Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen live with Elton John in remembrance of Freddie Mercury and to spread AIDS awareness.
Axl Rose shot back into prominence after joining the classic rock band AC/DC in 2016. He had battled some health issues but has successfully come forward after sidelining them. He was also recently in the news when he settled his long term lawsuit with his loyal roadie and engineer from the past.
Axl Rose is one of those unique and special vocalists who will remain in the heart of all true rock music lovers for ages to come. His great vocal range was something that made even the greatest admire him in awe. The fact that he has been awarded as one of the legends even by Rolling Stones show how important his presence was in the Rock music culture. Very few or almost no people who follow rock music will not be able to recognise the name, Axl Rose. We hope that his stint with AC/DC turns out to be successful and we will be able to enjoy a lot more of incredible music backed up by his great vocals. We wish him the best of health and also hope his career prolongs for a lot more years to come.