About Robert Plant
Robert Plant is known as a member of a popular band called “Led Zeppelin”, which is the main source of Robert Plant net worth, which has been currently reported to reach an amount of 120 million dollars. Robert Plant is known as one of the most legendary musicians, singers and song writers from England. Although to many of people he is known as a lead member of the band “Led Zeppelin”, he has also been involved into a solo career, which also added financial success to Robert Plant net worth.
He has been involved into music industry for more than 40 years and has been an influence to various other musicians of rock and roll and others, such as Freddie Mercury, Chris Cornell and Axl Rose. In 2006, Robert Plant was titled as the Greatest Metal Vocalist of All Time, according to the Hit Parader magazine. Three years later, Robert Plant was named as the greatest voice in rock music, according to the Planet Rock. In 2011, he was named as the best lead singer of all time by the Rolling Stones magazine.
Robert Plant got interested into music, especially rock and roll, when he was only a child.
He stated that when he was growing up, he used to hide behind curtains at home and sing songs by Elvis Presley. At that time he was ten years old and he liked the sound when he was singing in the area between the curtains and the French windows at their house. He even dropped out of school, so he would be able to focus on his career as a musician.
One of his biggest idols were Robert Johnson and Willie Dixon. Also, when he enrolled to college to study accounting, Robert Plant soon quitted it in order to become a part of the English Midlands blues scene. Therefore, he realized that music could be a huge source of Robert Plant net worth. When he was 16 years old, he started to live independently and moved from home. Also, at this time he learnt a lot about blues and other music styles. He was influenced by a lot of blues musicians, such as Bukka White, Sleepy John Estes and Skip James.
Also, in addition to his music career, he was working in one construction company in order to support himself financially. However, today the music business is the most important financial source of him, which adds many revenues to Robert Plant net worth every year.