How much is Jimmy Page worth? $170 Million
How did Jimmy Page earn his money and wealth?
James Patrick Page was born on 9 January 1944, in Heston, Middlesex, England to parents James Patrick Page, who was an industrial personnel manager and Patricia Elizabeth Gaffikin, who was was a doctor’s secretary. In 1986, he got married to a model named Patricia Ecker and they have a son named James Patrick Page. In 2008, he divorced her and then got married to Jimena Gómez-Paratcha and they have two children: Zofia Jade and Ashen Josan. He is a 74-year-old musician, songwriter, and record producer and also a successful guitarist. He is also the founder of the rock band “Led Zeppelin”.
From an early age, he was very much influenced by the guitarists Scotty Moore and James Burton. When he was 13, he appeared on a talent quest programme named “Huw Wheldon’s All Your Own” in a skiffle quartet aired on BBC 1. In the 1960s, he partnered with Jackie DeShannon . after recording some singles with Gibb’s help, he released the single “Diamonds” and it was a huge success on charts and got #1 song in the year 1963.
He was a part of Kink’s debut album and continued to play in many singles for various artists like Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Marianne Faithfull, Brenda Lee, and Dave Berry. In 1965, the Rolling Stone’s manager Andrew Loog Oldham recruited him. Three years later in 1968, he formed his own group “Led Zepplin” and this band is believed to have recorded 300 albums.
In 1988, he released the solo album named ‘Outrider’ and in 1993, an album ‘Coverdale-Page’ which reached #5 on the Billboard 200 chart. He started many of his albums with his debut “Whatever Happened to Jugula?”
He is ranked as number 3 in the list of “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” by Rolling Stone magazine and as number 2 “Top 50 Guitarists of All Time” by Gibson’s list and number four in “100 Wildest Guitar Heroes” on Classic Rock’s. he has recorded a total of 8 studio albums and 2 Live albums in his career.
What are the highest selling albums of Jimmy Page?
- Value of Led Zeppelin Song’s “Stairway To Heaven” (2014): $572,000,000
- Walking into Clarksdale (1998) (500 thousand copies in the US): $579,000
- Coverdale and Page (1993) (1 million copies in the US and 100 thousand copies in Canada): $1,300,000
- Outrider (1988) (500 thousand copies in the US): $572,000
- The Firm(1985) (500 thousand copies in the US and 50 thousand copies in Canada): $565,000