Eddie Vedder’s net worth
Eddie Vedder is a $100 million-plus rock singer and musician from the United States. Eddie Vedder is well recognized for being the main singer of Pearl Jam. He is also the primary lyricist and guitarist for Pearl Jam. On Rolling Stone’s list of the Best Lead Singers of All Time, Vedder is ranked seventh.
Eddie Vedder was born Edward Louis Severson III on December 23, 1964, in Evanston, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. In 1965, his parents, Karen Vedder and Louis Severson, Jr., divorced. His mother quickly remarried a man named Peter Mueller. Mueller was raised in Vedder’s mind as his biological father. Vedder relocated to San Diego with his parents and brothers in the mid-1970s. He received his first guitar from his mother on his 12th birthday. Vedder found solace in surfing and music as a teenager. Eddie was in his late teens when his mother and stepfather divorced, and he chose to stay in San Diego with his father while his mother and siblings returned to Chicago. Vedder moved out during his final year of high school to live in an apartment on his own, supporting himself with a nightly work at a drug store in Encinitas, California. Vedder discovered after the divorce that Mueller was not his biological father. Louis Severson, Jr., his biological father, had deceased by that time. Vedder dropped out of high school, returned back to Chicago, and took his mother’s maiden name, Vedder. In the early 1980s, Eddie earned his GED.
In 1984, he returned to San Diego with his girlfriend Beth Liebling and friend Frank. Vedder was a member of various San Diego-area bands around this time, including Indian Style, which included Brad Wilk. Wilk is most recognized for his work with Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, and Prophets of Rage as their drummer. When Vedder was in the band Bad Radio, he met former Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Jack Irons. Irons sent Vedder a demo tape by Temple of the Dog, a Seattle-based band. Vedder emailed lyrics to Seattle to accompany the music he heard on the demo.
Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Andrew Wood, and others made formed Mother Love Bone, a Seattle-based band. At the age of 24, Wood died of a heroin overdose. Temple of the Dog was founded by Ament, Gossard, Chris Cornell, Mike McCready, and Matt Cameron as a one-off tribute to Wood. Vedder’s demo tape was received by Ament and Gossard, who encouraged him to audition for Temple of the Dog in Seattle. In April 1991, Temple of the Dog released their one and only album. The band’s breakout success was “Hunger Strike,” a duet between Vedder and Cornell.
Eddie Vedder is the most well-known member of Pearl Jam. However, Ament, Gossard, and McCready created the band in 1990. The band then hired Vedder as well as a number of drummers. Mookie Blaylock was the name given to Pearl Jam by the NBA player. The band had to change their name when they signed with Epic Records in 1991. “Ten,” Pearl Jam’s debut album, is one of the most successful alternative rock albums of the 1990s. The band was propelled into the spotlight and is regarded as one of the forefathers of Seattle’s grunge era.
Pearl Jam has 11 studio albums under their belt: “Ten” in 1991, “Vs.” in 1993, “Vitalogy” in 1994, “No Code” in 1996, “Yield” in 1998, “Binaural” in 2000, “Riot Act” in 2002, “Pearl Jam” in 2006, “Backspacer” in 2009, “Lightning Bolt” in 2013, and “Gigaton” in 2020. Pearl Jam has 15 live albums, three compilation albums, 38 singles, and almost 300 official bootlegs to their credit. Pearl Jam’s most successful album is “Ten”
Vedder has also contributed to the soundtracks of several films, including “Dead Man Walking” and “Into the Wild.” He earned a Golden Globe for his performance in “Into the Wild.” Other musicians with whom Vedder has worked and/or played include The Who, U2, The Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews, Dave Grohl, and Glen Hansard.
The coronavirus epidemic has forced Pearl Jam to postpone their 2020 tour in support of “Gigaton”
Vedder and Pearl Jam performed at the “All In WA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief.” Livestream concert in June 2020. “Gigaton’s” the first single from “Dance of the Clairvoyants.” was performed by him and the other Pearl Jam members in a socially distant rendition. Each member of Pearl Jam was responsible for his own part. Vedder spun in a room filled with psychedelic lights, strange props, and his wife and girls. McCready coated himself in glow-in-the-dark paint before taking to the Livestream, and Ament played his parts from his home studio in Montana. Other Seattle musicians who performed throughout the Livestream included Brandi Carlile, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, and Macklemore.
Vedder married Hovercraft bassist Beth Liebling in 1994. In the year 2000, they divorced.
Vedder married Jill McCormick, his longtime lover, on September 18, 2010. Olivia and Harper are Vedder and McCormick’s two daughters. McCormick paid tribute to Eddie and their 20-year partnership on her Instagram account in June 2020. She wrote beside an old photo of the couple, “Happy 20th wedding anniversary to my dearest friend, soulmate, and life partner! Things haven’t always been simple, but they’ve always been enjoyable and filled with mutual love and respect. I’m eternally grateful for you and the life we’ve created together… Every day, we have a choice… And I pick you every day.”
Vedder is an atheist who frequently writes and sings lyrics that challenge religious authority.
Chris Cornell, the late frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, was a close friend of Vedder’s. Cornell was one of the first people Vedder met when he relocated to Seattle in 1990.
The Chicago Bears, Bulls, and Cubs are among Vedder’s favorite teams. In reality, he’s a lifelong Cubs supporter. Vedder attended numerous of the team’s postseason games in 2016. He was present at the Cubs’ 2016 World Series victory in Game Seven.
Before the third game of the 1998 NBA Finals in Chicago, Vedder sang the national anthem.
At six Cubs games, Vedder has performed “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” including Game 5 of the 2016 World Series.
Onstage, Vedder occasionally wears a Chicago Bears #34 Walter Payton Bears jersey.
Vedder’s songs make numerous references to Chicago sports clubs and athletes. “Black, Red, and Yellow,” for example, is about the Chicago Bulls’ Phil Jackson/Michael Jordan/Dennis Rodman period.
In 2007, Pearl Jam was set to perform at Lollapalooza in Chicago. Vedder was requested to throw out the first pitch at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field a few days before that performance.
Ernie Banks, the renowned Cubs shortstop and first baseman, approached Vedder and begged him to create a song in his honor. “All the Way,” written by Vedder, is a song that no Cubs fan can listen to after the team’s World Series victory without crying. The Cubs’ official Twitter account tweeted a video montage of Vedder’s song in gratitude to their die-hard, loyal fan base the day after the Cubs won the 2016 World Series after 108 years.
Eddie Vedder lives in West Seattle, Washington, with his wife and daughters.
|Net Worth:||$100 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Dec 23, 1964 (57 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)|
|Profession:||Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Accordionist, Percussionist, Film Score Composer, Actor|
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