About David Lee Roth
David Lee Roth is one of the most well known names in the rock music industry. He is also one of the richest ones, since today it is known that David Lee Roth net worth reaches an estimate of 40 million dollars. In addition to being a musician, David Lee Roth is also a songwriter, author and actor. He has accumulated his net worth through being a member of the band called “Van Halen”. It added a lot of revenues to the total amount of David Lee Roth net worth, as well.
He was born in 1954 and got interested into music when he was still a child. He used to hang out at his uncle’s café, where a lot of musicians were performing. Also, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix were working in that café.
In 1973, David Lee Roth and his brothers Alex and Eddie Van Halen became members of the band called “The Mammoth”. However, the band had to change their name because they found out that this name was already used by another band. Thus, they named a band “Van Halen”. In 1978, David Lee Roth and the band released their first album, which proved to be a success and it added a lot of revenues to the overall amount of David Lee Roth net worth.
Also, the band became famous because of its behind the scenes and also their showmanship.
In the upcoming six years, David Lee Roth and the band released five more albums. All these albums added a lot of fame and financial success to the band. In 1983, it was stated that the band members were paid 1.5 million dollars so that they would perform one set at an event. This amount of money also added a lot of revenues to the overall amount of David Lee Roth net worth.
In 1985, David Lee Roth released his first EP. The EP included his famous single called “California Girls”. In the same year, he left the band “Van Halen” and went on with his career as a solo singer, which added also huge sums of money to his net worth.
Later, he released two more albums called “Eat Em and Smile” and “Skyscraper”. Also, he released a single called “Just Like Paradise”, which became an international success. In 1991, David Lee Roth released another solo album called “A Little Ain’t Enough” and three years later, another album called “Filthy Little Mouth” was released.