- Full Name: William Bruce Rose, Jr.
- Net Worth: $150 Million
- Occupation: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Film Producer, Record producer
- Marital Status: Erin Everly (1990–1991)
- Ethnicity: White American
Axl Rose Net Worth – The Rise And Fall Of The King Of Rock
Axl Rose’s Engagement In Music Industry
Axlrose is popular for being the founder and the lead vocalist singer of the legendary famous rock band Guns N’ Roses since 1983. Today, he is the remaining original member of the Guns N’ Roses.
Their first hit album was “Appetite for Destruction” which sold 30 million copies worldwide followed by “Use Your Illusion I” and “Use Your Illusion II” which earned a combined sales of 35 million copies worldwide followed by the album “Chinese Democracy” which was dedicated to John Lennon’s death.
They have a historical sales of 100 million albums worldwide which put them as the best selling hard rock metal band in the history. But more than a rock star he is popular with his sound issues, behavior and broken relationships.
Axl Rose Personal And Social Behavioral Issues
He had serious and broken relationships with more than twenty girls in his life but unluckily wasn’t able to make his own family. He was sued by one of his divorced wives for physical abuse and problems related to drugs.
He is a “pro-heterosexual” due to past bad experiences of attempted gay rapes and alleged molestation of his biological father. He was then reported having psychosis and bipolar disorder having past life regression therapy.
The Rise And Fall Of Axl Rose In Stardom
He was a talented member of “The Trio” group in a Pentecostal church in Indiana but after knowing that his father was a convict, he became a delinquent and was arrested for charges of public intoxication and served jail for three months. He left Indiana and moved in to Los Angels in 1982 after receiving threats for being a habitual criminal.
He met Kevin Lawrence of the band Rapidfire. After the release of their demo song he formed his own rock band comprising with his childhood friends Chris Weber (guitarist) and Izzy Stradlin. Struggling to make his way in Hollywood Music, Axlrose engaged in different jobs for a living. He became a night manager at the Tower Records location on Sunset Boulevard.
He was successful to build the Guns N’ Roses and made tours and albums. His famous “Sweet Child of Mine” which was dedicated to his former lover Erin Everly made them top the Billboard 200 in 1988.
But after years of fame his band members were changed several times until he is the only one who remained original. He was involved to controversies like unethical performance during concerts, firing and replacing band members without prior notice, lawsuits, public damage due to riots of fans and attitude problems which resulted to other band members to quit.
After several public withdrew , Axl Rose became a radio DJ. He became the voice behind the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas which he dubbed Tommy “The Nightmare” Smith, the classic rock DJ in K-DST The Dust radio station.
When he was in solo, he worked with different artist like Sebastian Bach, Don Henley, Steve Jones and Gilby Clarke. He then received a public acknowledgment in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
What You Don’t Know About Axl Rose
Axl Rose likes nice cars, expensive jewelries and good lifestyle. He likes bowling and endangered exotic creatures. He has a collection of Latin American religious
Crucifixes. He has book collections like A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick, The Stand by Stephen King, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, The Zodiac by Neal Stephenson, and James Dean: The Mutant King by David Dalton.