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Jack Blades Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Jack Blades net worth:
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Jack Blades Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Jack Martin Blades was born on the 24th April 1954, in Palm Desert, California USA, and is a musician, bass guitarist and singer, best known to the world as one of the founding members of the rock supergroup Damn Yankees, and original member of the rock band Night Ranger, among many other successful enterprises. His career started in the late 1970s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Jack Blades is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources it has been estimated that Blades’ net worth is as high as $20 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the music industry.

Jack Blades Net Worth $20 Million

Jack was introduced to the guitar when he was eight years old. His parents initially bought him a plastic ukulele, and from then he started a journey to become one of the most successful bass guitarists of the rock scene. He went to Arcadia High School, but moved to Indio High School in his second year and matriculated in 1972. He then enrolled at the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, where he met and befriended Pat Rizzo, who played saxophone for Sly and the Family Stone. The two started rehearsing together and Pat introduced him to Jerry Martini. However, Jack then enrolled at San Diego State University and for the next couple of years wasn’t involved in the music scene.

Nevertheless, in 1975 he took leave of absence from college and moved to San Francisco where he rejoined Jerry, and together with Brad Gillis formed the band Rubicon. However, the band was short lived, with two studio albums “Rubicon” (1978) and “America Dreams” (1979), and one hit single “I’m Gonna Take Care of Everything”. After Rubicon ceased to exist, Jack took Gillis and Kelly Keagy to form Stereo, which would then become Night Ranger with a change in line-up. Their first album came out in 1982, entitled “Dawn Patrol” reaching No. 38 on the US Billboard 200 chart. Two albums that followed – “Midnight Madness” (1983), and “7 Wishes” (1985) – achieved platinum status, which only increased Jack’s net worth. From then their popularity began to decline, and in 1989 Jack left the group and started another project, which would become Damn Yankees, featuring Ted Nugent, Tommy Shaw, and Michael Cartellone. They released two albums before disbandment, “Damn Yankees” in 1990, which achieved double platinum status and “Don’t Tread” (1992), which achieved gold status, further increasing Jack’s net worth.

Then in 1996 he reformed Night Ranger, and since then the group has released six albums, including “Neverland” (1997), “Hole in the Sun” (2007), “High Road” (2014), and most recently “Don’t Let Up” (2017). In addition to albums, they often tour in support of their new releases.

Jack has also released two solo albums “Jack Blades” (2004), and “Rock n’ Roll Ride” (2012), the sales of which also added to his wealth.

Regarding his personal life, Jack has been married to Mollie since 1977; the couple has two children.

Jack Blades information

Jack Blades information

Birth date: April 24, 1954
Birth place: Palm Desert, California, United States
Profession:Bassist, Songwriter, Musician, Singer
Education:San Diego State University
Spouse:Mollie Blades (m. 1977)
Children:Colin Blades
Music groups:Night Ranger, Damn Yankees (1989 – 2010), Revolution Saints, Tak Matsumoto Group
Movies:Damn Yankees

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Night Ranger: 24 Strings and a Drummer2012Video documentary writer: "This Boy Needs to Rock", "When You Close Your Eyes", "Sing Me Away", "Growin' Up In California", "The Secret of My Success", "Sentimental Street", "Four in the Morning", "Let Him Run", "Goodbye", "Forever All Over Again", "Don't Tell Me You Love Me", "You Can Still Rock In America" - uncredited
Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey2012Documentary courtesy: "Higher Place" written by nm0774737, nm1061987 & nm0128916
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV Movie writer: "Don't Tell Me You Love Me"
Totally Awesome2006TV Movie performer: "Totally Awesome Theme"
Dog the Bounty Hunter2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Ultimate Clip Collection: Alice Cooper2003Video short performer: "It's Me" / writer: "It's Me"
Rock Star2001writer: "Believe In Me"
Armageddon1998writer: "What Kind of Love Are You On", "Remember Me"
Tommy Boy1995"My Hallucination"
Everything Went Wrong1994Short writer: "Bonestripper"
Wayne's World 21993Live version, "SHUT UP AND DANCE "
Nowhere to Run1993writer: "SILENCE IS BROKEN"
Encino Man1992lyrics: "You're Invited But Your Friend Can't Come" / music: "You're Invited But Your Friend Can't Come"
The Taking of Beverly Hills1991writer: "Rock City"
Nothing But Trouble1991writer: "Bonestripper"
Gremlins 2: The New Batch1990writer: "Damn Yankees"
The Secret of My Succe$s1987writer: "The Price of Love", "The Secret of My Success"
Out of Bounds1986writer: "WILD AND INNOCENT YOUTH" - as Blades
Explorers1985"This Boy Needs to Rock"

Music Department

Music Department

Dog the Bounty Hunter2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
Savage Skies2002Video Game musician



Savage Skies2002Video Game



Celebrity Ghost Stories2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Night Ranger: 24 Strings and a Drummer2012Video documentaryHimself
Bachelor Pad2012TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
Hannity2012TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Rock n' Roll Fantasy Camp2006TV MovieHimself, Camp Director
I Love the 80's 3-D2005TV Series documentaryHimself (as Night Ranger)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Osbournes2003TV SeriesHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Season by Season2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Unplugged1990TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Pure 80's: The DVD2002VideoHimself (segment "Sister Christian") (as Night Ranger)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1988Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original Song - Motion PictureThe Secret of My Succe$s (1987)· David Foster (music/lyrics)
· Tom Keane (music/lyrics)
· Michael Landau (music/lyrics)

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