About Eddie Van Halen
It has been reported officially that the overall estimate of Eddie Van Halen net worth reaches an amount of 85 million dollars. He is mostly known as a member of the band called “Van Halen”, where he is performing as one of the lead singers, guitarist, keyboard player and producer. The band has brought a lot of financial success to the overall amount of Eddie Van Halen net worth.
The musician was born in the Netherlands in 1955. However, when he was seven years old, he and his family moved to live to Pasadena in California. Initially, Eddie Van Halen was learning how to play drums. However, once he heard his brother playing guitar, Eddie Van Halen changed his mind and decided to become a guitar player, as well.
In 1972, Eddie Van Halen created his own band called “Van Halen”. Initially, the band was called “Mammoth”, however, the members had to think of another name because there already was a band having this name. In 1977, “Van Halen” got a chance to sign a record deal with Warner Bros. One year later, the band released their first album under this label, which proved to be really successful and added a lot of revenues to net worth of all the members of the band, including Eddie Van Halen net worth.
However, the band soon started to argue about the leading singers and Eddie Van Halen let another member join the band, who was David Lee Roth. Before, the band had rented a PA system from him. Between the years 1978-1983, Eddie Van Halen and his band released six albums, which gained a lot of success and made the band popular and getting more and more fans all around the world. However, there were some difficulties too, when the band members started getting a lot of arguments, which led to them having troubles when working as a team.
Talking about him as a guitar player, Eddie Van Halen has played on several soundtracks to various films, such as “Twister”, “Back to the Future”, “Over the Top” and “Lethal Weapon 4”. These contributions also added a lot of revenues to Eddie Van Halen net worth.
In addition to his professional career as a musician, Eddie Van Halen’s personal life is also one of the main topics when talking about the musician. He was married to Valerie Bertenelli for 26 years and with her he has a son Wolfgang Van Halen.