Hollywood is indeed a home for some of the most talented artists around the world. Every year it produces hundreds of new artists, giving them stardom and fame among the viewers. One such name from the 70s and 80s that gave this industry a name is the American singer “David Lee”.
David Lee Roth Net Worth
David Lee is one of the finest and most successful artists in the industry today. He is known for his role as a singer, songwriter, rock star, radio DJ, and author as well. One of the major breakthroughs by the artist happened in 1974, through his rock band named Van Helen.
The tenure of the band was from 1974 to 1985. In the year 2007, he was introduced to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Van Halen. Talking about his net worth, as of 2021, it is estimated to be $60 million.
The singer was born in Bloomington, Indiana on 10th October 1954. His father worked as an ophthalmologist and his mother was a teacher by profession. He also had a sister, Lisa Roth who is the founder of the Rockabye lullaby music series. David spent his childhood in Bloomington and Swampscott, Massachusetts.
During his teenage, his family got a transfer to Pasadena, California. He started gaining interest in music at a very young age. He went to Webb Schools in Claremont, California, and then he attended John Muir High School in Pasadena. Later he was sent to Pasadena City College, where he met Eddie and Alex Van Helen. During that time, Roth worked as a hospital orderly.
During his teenage, David started developing an interest in music. He started singing solo and then with a group called the Red Ball Jets. David’s band was rented by another band based in Los Angeles named Mammoth. Eddie and Alex Van Halen were also a part of that band. David was asked to join the band as the lead singer. In 1974, the band name was changed to Van Halen.
In the beginning, they started by singing originals and cover songs. Their first album was released in 1978. For the next seven years, the band released five more successful albums. The music and the lyrics created by David and Eddie worked in perfect harmony which led to the success of the band. In 1985, the EP Crazy from the Heat.
David’s first international hit was from the song “Just Like Paradise”. He also released his two solo albums, A little Ain’t Enough in 1991 and Your Filthy Little Mouth in 1994. In the year 2007, David reunited with Van Halen and the group was introduced into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. the band reunited and grossed more than $93 million.
Although David has been in a relationship with many artists and models during his tenure, yet he never got married. He also never has children. David was also known by the name of “Diamond Dave”. His vocals range from five octaves and three notes.
David had been a great singer and an artist throughout his career. His interest in music and dedication to his work made him one of the finest artists of all time.