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Danny Carey Net Worth, Biography, Wiki in 2017-2016

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Danny Carey net worth:
$40 Million

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Danny Carey information

Birth date: May 10 1961
Birth place: Lawrence, Kansas USA
Height:1.96 m
Education:University of Missouri–Kansas City
Spouse:Sabine Carey
Music groups:Tool (Since 1990), Volto!, Green Jellÿ (1989 – 1994), Zaum, Pigface

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Danny Carey Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Daniel Edwin Carey was born on 10 May 1961, in Lawrence, Kansas USA, and is an instrumentalist and drummer, best known for being part of the award-winning rock band Tool. He’s helped the band win Grammy Awards, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Danny Carey? As of late-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $40 million, mostly earned through a successful career in the music industry. He’s also worked with various popular artists including Carole King, Skinny Puppy, Melvins, and The Wild Blue Yonder. As he continues his work in music, it is expected that his wealth will continue to increase.

Danny Carey Net Worth $40 million

Danny started playing the snare drum in a school band when he was 10 years old, then taking private lessons for the instrument, before starting playing on the complete drum set and joining a high school jazz band. After matriculating, he attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and would start to apply an academic approach to his music studies. He continued to play jazz music around this time, and became a part of the jazz scene of Kansas City. After graduating, he was convinced to move to Portland, Oregon where he would perform with various bands before moving to Los Angeles. He then became a studio drummer with Carole King, and helped record the album “Cereal Killer”. Eventually, he would meet Tool band members Adam Jones and Maynard James Keenan, and became the drummer of the band when the original drummers invited to the band never showed up.

Tool would soon become highly popular, and would go on worldwide tours. They also produced numerous chart-topping albums, and would win three Grammy Awards. Their first album released in 1993 showed a more heavy metal sound, but later they went on more to the progressive rock side. The band is well known for experimenting with their music, visuals, and lyrical message., and they continue to perform and create music today, with their most recent album entitled “10,000 Days” released in 2006, which brought them critical acclaim and was commercially successful. Tool has been described as a mixture of numerous rock genres, and they’re well known for incorporating visual art to their performances. All work has helped Danny Carey improve his net worth.

Aside from Tool, Carey is known to have numerous side projects, including Legend of the Seagullmen. He also plays with the fusion band “Volto!”, which regularly performs around Los Angeles. Other bands he plays with include the electronica-based Zaum, Pigmy Love Circus, Green Jelly, and Pigface.

For his personal life, it is known that Carey has been married to Sabine since 1997. He does not officially align himself with any religion or philosophy. He’s very interested in various occult teachings and it’s usually seen in the designs of his drum sets. He also uses geometric designs to his drumming techniques which add to his unique drumming style. Aside from these, it is known that Danny uses his own signature drumstick and also has a signature snare drum made by Sonor. For his kit, he often uses Paiste cymbals, Hammerax percussion, Evans drumheads, and Roland electronics.

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Free Birds2013Danny (voice)
Jail Bait2004ShortPigmy Love Circus
Green Jelly: Cereal Killer1992VideoDanny Longlegs / Drummer (song "Electric Harley House (Of Love)")



I Pass for Human2004
Tool: Salival2000Video

Music Department

Music Department

Free Birds2013musician: drums
Man of Steel2013musician: drum orchestra



Tool: Salival2000Video writer: "Hush", "Sober", "Prison Sex", "Stinkfist", "Ænema", "Third Eye" Live, "Part of Me" Live, "Pushit" Live, "Merkaba", "L.A.M.C."



Morgan Agren's Conundrum: A Percussive Misadventure2013DocumentaryHimself
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage2010DocumentaryHimself, drummer, Tool
Tool: Salival2000VideoHimself

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1Has played sessions with acts such as Green Jelly, Pigmy Love Circus and Carole King.
2Drummer for the metal band Tool.

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