An American nu metal band Korn was formed in Bakersfield, California in 1993 by three members of the band L.A.P.D. The band has received two Grammy awards from total seven nominations. Their fame has brought them a current net worth about $100 million dollars, as of 2023.
How Did Korn Get So Rich?
The frontman and lead vocalist Jonathan Davis amassed net worth of about $45 Million. The band’s current members are Jonathan Davis (vocals and bagpipes), James “Munky” Shaffer (guitar), Brian “Head” Welch (guitar and backing vocals), Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu (bass), and Ray Luzier (drums, replaced David Silveria in 2007).
In 1993, the band released their fisrt demo album, Neidermayer’s Mind, and a year later they released their self-titled debut album, Korn, which is said to have established the nu metal genre. Up to the present day, Korn released eleven studio albums.
Korn was nominated and has won many awards, besides already mentioned Grammy Awards, they recieved two MTV Video Music Awards, one MTV Asia Award and Revolver Golden Gods Award, two Kerrang! Awards and Drummies! Awards, and one MuchMusic Video Awards. Eight of Korn’s official releases are certified Platinum or Multi-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Their massive popularity on the metal scene has ensured them such a huge fortune.