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Jonathan Howsmon Davis was born on 18th January 1971, in Bakersfield, California USA, and is a musician who became famous at the beginning of the ‘90s, being the lead vocalist of Korn, a nu metal band. He is also an actor and a DJ, also known as JD, JDevil, or J Devil.
So just how rich is Jonathan Davis? Sources estimate the singer’s net worth is $45 million, Jonathan Davis being ranked number 58 in the list of the richest frontmen in music. The musician has made most of his money from album sales, tours, concerts, appearances, and royalties. The media have estimated that in 2014, Korn was charging between $85,000 and $125,000 for one performance. The singer doesn’t just perform with his band, but also in solo acts.
Jonathan Davis Net Worth $45 Million
Jonathan Davis grew up surrounded by music. His father was a keyboardist and performed with Buck Owens and Frank Zappa, while his mother was an actress and a dancer. Jonathan started being a DJ in 1987, while he was still in high school, and worked for Pacific West Sound for a few years, until he started singing.
In 1993, Jonathan Davis became the leading singer for Korn. The band has released 11 studio albums, including “Korn” in 1994, “Follow the Leader” in 1998, “Take a Look in the Mirror” in 2003, and “The Path of Totality” in 2011. Korn was ranked number three in a list of the biggest nu metal bands by “Nu-metal: The Next Generation of Rock & Punk”. Their albums sold millions of copies worldwide, which include: 13 million copies of “Issues”, their fourth album, five million copies of “Untouchables”, the fifth album, and 2.2 million copies of “See You on the Other Side”, their seventh album. In 2005, Korn received $25 million from Virgin Records, money paid part of the profits that the band would make from their next albums.
Besides singing with Korn, Jonathan Davis has also been performing as a DJ since 2009. In 2011, the singer performed as JDevil in an opening act on the tour “Path of Totality”, by Korn. Besides these performances, JDevil has performed in some concerts during the “Identity Festival”, and made a four-day tour in the US. He made remixes for “Hear Me Now” in 2011, and for “The Kids Will Have Their Say” and “Bug Party” in 2012.
As an actor, Jonathan David has appeared in the films “Queen of the Damned”, “The Still Life”, “Seeing Other People”, and “Existence”. His voice can be heard in the horror comedy “The Devil’s Tree”. He was also a cast member in the television movie “Korn Presents: See You On The Other Side” and appeared in the video “Korn: Live on the Other Side”. His music was featured in soundtracks of several films, including “The Crow: City of Angels”, “Charlie’s Angels”, “Wonderland”, and “Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life”.
In his personal life, Jonathan David has been married twice and has three children. The singer married Renee Perez in 1998 and divorced in 2000; they have a son. In 2004, Jonathan married Deven Davis and the couple has two children.