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Jeffrey Kim Schroeder was born on the 4th February 1974, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is a rock musician, best known as a guitarist in the alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins since he replaced the co-founder James Iha in 2007. Schroeder’s career started in the early ‘90s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jeff Schroeder is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Schroeder’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through his successful career in music.
Jeff Schroeder Net Worth $5 Million
Jeff Schroeder grew up in California, and when he was 12 he started taking guitar lessons from David Koval, who played in both Dakoda Motor Co. and Breakfast with Amy. When Jeff turned 18, he joined the local band called The Violet Burning, while a few years later he became a co-founder of the shoe-gazing band called The Lassie Foundation, formed in Southern California in 1996. Schroeder toured with them and played the guitar until the band’s hiatus in 2006, and which laid the basis of his net worth.
In 2007, Jeff started his career with The Smashing Pumpkins after joined their touring lineup, with rock rumor webzine Buddyhead reported that Schroeder became the new guitarist of the band, replacing James Iha. Schroeder started playing rhythm guitar during the promotion tour of the band’s seventh studio album called “Zeitgeist”, which achieved gold status in the US and peaked at No. 2 on the US Billboard chart, and at No. 4 on the UK Album Chart. The singles “Tarantula” and “That’s the Way (My Love Is)” reached No. 59 and No. 94 on the UK Singles Chart, while “Tarantula” also peaked at the No. 54 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Jeff’s net worth was rising steadily.
Beginning in 2009, The Smashing Pumpkins recorded “Teargarden by Kaleidyscope”, an ongoing studio album cycle which consists of two separate albums called “Oceania” (2012), and “Monuments to an Elegy” (2014) with 44 songs in total. “Oceania” sold over 100,000 copies in the US and peaked at the No. 4 on US Billboard 200, No. 2 on US Top Rock Albums, No. 2 on US Top Alternative Albums, and topped the US Independent Albums charts, which helped increase Jeff`s net worth by a large margin. The singles “Quasar”, “Panopticon”, and “The Celestials” were the most popular among the songs. “Monuments to an Elegy” wasn’t as successful as “Oceania”, but managed to reach No. 33 on the US Billboard 200, No. 5 on US Top Rock Albums, No. 2 US Top Alternative Albums, and No. 2 on US Independent Albums charts, adding further to his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Jeff Schroeder keeps details of his private life just that – unknown, as he successfully manages to keep them out of the public eye. We do know that he is completing his PhD at UCLA in Comparative Literature, specialising in Asian American Literature, Francophone Literature, and Critical Theory, perhaps surprising topics for such a musician.