About Roger Waters
It has been announced that Roger Waters net worth has an estimate of 145 million dollars. His net worth comes from his career as a musician. Roger Waters is known as a singer, song writer, composer, guitarist and record producer. All these involvements add millions of dollars to the total amount of Roger Waters net worth.
Roger Waters is credited with the creating of the rock band called “Pink Floyd” which is known all around the world. In the band, he appeared as a leading singer and also a bassist. In 1968, the band’s main lyricist and composer left the group, therefore Roger Waters took his place. In 1970s Roger Waters and the band “Pink Floyd” gained a lot of success. At that time they released quite a few successful albums which included “Wish You Were Here”, “The Dark Side of the Moon”, “The Wall” and “Animals”. The sales of the albums also increased the overall amount of Roger Waters net worth a lot.
In 1985, Roger Waters decided to leave the band because the members started not to get on well because of their creative differences. After leaving the group, Roger Waters argued with the remaining band members a lot over the use of the band’s title and other material. In 1987, the case was also brought into court. In 2010, the data was released which stated that by the year 2010, 200 million copies of the band’s albums were sold on an international scale. 74.5 million albums were sold in the United States alone.
After leaving the band, Roger Waters became a solo singer which also increased Roger Waters net worth a lot. He has released three albums such as “Amused to Death”, “Radio K.A.O.S.” and “The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking”. In addition, he has collaborated into the making of the soundtrack of the animation called “When the Wind Blows”. In 1990, Roger Waters organized one of the most successful and biggest rock concerts which was called “The Wall – Live in Berlin”. It was stated that over 230 thousand people attended the event. In 1996, his name was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In 1999, he started touring as a solo artist. His concerts attracted thousands of people. In 2005, “Pink Floyd” united in order to appear in the Live 8 Global Awareness Concert.