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Joseph “Joe” Satriani was born on the 15th July 1956, in Westbury, New York State, USA of Italian ancestry. He is known for being a proficient and prolific rock guitarist, who initially worked as a guitar instructor, and later as a musician who has performed with Mick Jagger, Deep Purple, Eric Johnson and many others. He is also known as the guitarist of the band Chickenfoot. His career has been active since 1970.
Have you ever wondered how rich Joe Satriani is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Satriani’s net worth is as high as $12 million, which has been accumulated through his successful involvement in the music industry as a guitarist, who has released more than 10 instrumental rock albums, which have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, being the main source of his net worth.
Joe Satriani Net Worth $12 Million
Joe Satriani was raised with sister in his hometown; at the age of 14, he began playing guitar, inspired by his idol Jimi Hendrix. His career began in the 1970s, when he was still in high school. He took guitar lessons from jazz guitarist Billy Bauer and jazz pianist Lennie Tristano, and soon started to teach others on his own, His first student was Steve Vai, with whom he later collaborated in the group G3. Little by little his name became more known, as his teaching business began to develop and he taught Kirk Hammett, Larry LaLonde and David Bryson, among others. As he got older, Joe began to feature in rock bands, such as The Squares, and The Greg Kihn Band, but then decided to start a career on his own.
His first album came out in 1986, entitled “Not of This Earth”, released through Epic records; however, it failed to chart. Nevertheless, Joe continued with his career, and the following year released his second album, entitled “Surfing with the Alien”, which reached No. 29 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and achieved platinum status. From that point on, his career has gone only upwards, and so has his net worth. So far, Joe has released 15 instrumental studio albums, some of which achieved platinum and gold status, which have increased his net worth by a large margin. Some of his most famous albums include “Flying in a Blue Dream” (1989), “The Extremist” (1992), “Crystal Planet” (1998), “Engines of Creation” (2000), “Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards” (2010), and his most recent release “Shockwave Supernova” (2015).
In 1995 he started a touring band, called G3, which consists of several guitarists, each year featuring different musicians, some of the most notable being John Petrucci, Eric Johnson, Steve Vai, Uli Jon Roth, Yngwie Malmsteem, among many others. His net worth continues to rise.
Joe`s net worth has also benefited from his collaborations, as he has worked with Alice Cooper, bands Dream Theater and Deep Purple, and he also joined the band Chickenfoot in 2008, which consists of Sammy Haggar, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith.
Throughout his career, Joe has been considered for numerous prestigious awards, including 15 Grammy awards, however, he still hasn`t managed to win one, being the third musician with the highest number of Grammy nominations, with Snoop Dogg, and Brian McKnight. When it comes to speak about his personal life, Joe Satriani is married to Rubina Satriani, with whom he has a son. Their current residence is in San Francisco, California.