AXL Rose Net Worth 2020
|Popular Name:||Axl Rose|
|Real Name:||William Bruce Rose Jr.|
|Birth Date:||February 6, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Lafayette, Indiana, United States|
Erin Everly (m. 1990, div. 1991)
|Profession:||Singer, Record Producer|
|Years active:||1983 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$230 Million|
Axl (AXL Rose) is the name of a popular American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is the lead vocalist and only constant member of the popular band ‘Guns N’ Roses’ since its formation in 1985. While many people consider him a misogynistic, maniacal singer who takes his frustrations out on members of his band often, he is revered by millions of fans across the world. Axl Rose is often ranked as one of the most dramatized personalities in the music industry. Many of his behavioral problems have been to his troublesome childhood. After being evicted from home, he was arrested on countless occasions for public intoxication. He then made up his mind to fix himself and better his life, thereby becoming active in Los Angeles’ hard rock scene. He co-founded the band ‘Guns N’ Roses,’ which attained extreme popularity starting from the late 1980s. The band’s debut album ‘Appetite for Destruction’ was a big hit all over the world. Subsequently, they came up with more hit albums, including ‘Use Your Illusion’ I and II. At the conclusion of the band’s ‘Use Your Illusion Tour’ Axl Rose disappeared from public life and the band did not release any album nor perform any tour for the next few years, and most of the band’s members left. In 2001, Axl came back to the scene with new members for his band, and ‘Guns N’ Roses’ was revitalized. As a member of ‘Guns N’ Roses,’ Axl Rose net worth has been made from the sales of the band’s records and also from the tours that they performed in. He has been rated by Rolling Stone and NME magazines as one of the greatest singers of all time, and has also been inducted into ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’.
Axl Rose’s Early Life
Axl Rose was born to Sharon Elizabeth and William Bruce Rose in Lafayette, Indiana, United States on February 6, 1962. Named William Bruce Rose Jr., his father and mother were 20 and 16 years old respectively at the time of his birth. When he was age two, his parents separated and his own father kidnapped and molested him. After his mother got married to Stephen Bailey, his name was changed to William Bruce Bailey. He has a sister named Amy and a step-brother named Stuart.
From an early age, rose found comfort in music and sang at church services alongside his younger sister and half-brother under the name ‘Bailey Trio.’ While going through old identity papers when he was age seventeen, he learned about his biological father and informally adopted his birth name. AT age 21, he joined the band ‘AXL’ and his band mates nicknamed him ‘Axl Rose’. Owing to his problematic past, Rose had developed a bad boy image. He was arrested many times for a series of crimes, including public intoxication and battery.
Axl Rose’s Career
With the goal of abandoning a life of crime, Rose relocated to Los Angeles in the 1980’s and found a career in music for himself. A meeting with guitarist Kevin Lawrence led to his inclusion in the band RapidFire in may 1983. Working with Lawrence, they recorded a demo of five songs which was released in 1983 as an EP ‘Ready Rumble’. When he later parted ways with Keven Lawrence, he and his childhood friend Izzy Stradlin formed the band ‘Hollywood Rose’ and recorded a demo of five songs in 1984. Their demo featuring; Shadow Of Your Love, Anything Goes, Rocker, and Reckless Life was released as the Roots Of Guns N’ Roses in 2004. Rose worked as a night manager for some time at the Tower Records while struggling to make it in his own career. He and his friend Strandlin also smoked cigars for a scientific study at UCLA.
In 1987, the band ‘Guns N Roses’ released a debut album titled ‘Appetite For Destruction’. The following year, they released another album ‘G N’ R Lies’, and then ‘Use Your Illusion’ in 1991. They also released ‘The Spaghetti Incident’ in 1993 and ‘Chinese Democracy’ in 2004.
Axl Rose has also appeared as a guest in ‘Anxious Disease’ by the Outpatience in 1996, ‘Pawnshop Guitars’ by Gilby Clarke in 1994, ‘Fire and Gasoline’ by Steve Jones in 1989, ‘End of The Innocence’ by Don Henley in 1989, and several more.
Axl Rose’s Albums
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)
With Hollywood Rose
- The Roots of Guns N’ Roses (2004)
- Ready to Rumble EP (2014)
Awards & Achievements
Axl Rose has accomplished success individually, and also beside his band ‘Guns N Roses’. He has been rated by Rolling Stone and NME magazines as one of the greatest singers of all time, and has also been inducted into ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’. The band has been awarded two World Music Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, one Billboard Awards, and four American Music Awards, among others.
Personal Life & Family
Rose’s psychotic, delinquent behavior was diagnosed as psychosis in his younger years. He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when he was 26. Due to his problematic childhood experiences, he underwent past life regression therapy in 1992, during which he recollected stages of sexual and physical abuse.
Rose was engaged 9 times to Gina Siler before their separation in 1985. The following year, he started a relationship with Erin Everly who he married on April 28, 1990. Less than a month after they united in matrimony, the couple filed for divorce but later reconciled when Everly became pregnant. However, she suffered a miscarriage and lost the pregnancy. This affected Rose deeply as he was desperate to have a family with Everly. In 1991, the pair annulled their marriage and the musician started another relationship with Stephanie Seymour, who already had a son. Rose quickly became attached to the boy, and got engaged to his mother in 1993 only to abandon the whole thing after a few weeks.
Rose, who is considered by many as a misogynistic, maniacal singer who takes his frustrations out on members of his band often, has been accused of domestic violence by Everly his former wife. On the other hand, he filed a case against Seymour making claims that she ‘assaulted’ him. The rockstar is 58 years old as of this publication. His height is 175cm and his weight is 79kg.
Axl Rose Net Worth 2020
A great percentage of Axl Rose net worth has sprung up from the music and tours of his band ‘Guns N Roses’. He has earned massively from the sales of their albums and from salaries received for performing on tours and in concerts. As a successful singer, this man has accumulated so much so far in his life, and being active to date means even more money for him and his group.
Axl Rose net worth is $230 million. He has earned his place as a well-known singer whose band ‘Guns N Roses’ has come out as one of the most successful bands of all time. Despite the band falling apart once, Axl manage to revive it and they reunited and became stronger than anyone would have imagined. Rose owns a house in Malibu, California. Records reveal that he paid $3.5 million for this 4,333-square-foot home in 1992.