Moby Net Worth
Moby Net Wort: Moby is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer who has a net worth of $32 million dollars. Moby became a household name with the release of his album, "Play" in the late 90s. "Play" is the highest selling electronica album ever, with 10 million copies sold internationally. He has released 12 studio albums and continues to DJ around the world. He was born Richard Melville Hall on September 11, 1965, in Harlem, New York. With more than 20 million albums sold worldwide, Moby is regarded as one of the key electronic dance music figures of the last two decades. He was instrumental in bringing the electronic music genre to mainstream audiences around the world. He earned the nickname Moby from his parents because Moby Dick's author Herman Melville was his great, great uncle). The young Moby found solace in music from an early age. He began learning classical guitar when he was just ten. It was while studying philosophy at college that Moby decided to drop out of university in order to become a full-time musician. He attracted attention for the first time in the early 1990s, experimenting in the techno and breakbeat hardcore genres. He released the albums, Moby (1992), Ambient (1993), Everything Is Wrong (1995) and Animal Rights (1996), none of which enjoyed major success. International stardom came with Moby's fifth studio album, the electronica and house-influenced "Play", which was released in 1999. He has since continued to create successful studio albums that include 18 (2002), Hotel (2005), Last Night (2008), Wait for Me (2009), Destroyed (2011) and Innocents (2013). In addition to the above, Moby has also co-written, produced, and remixed music for other artists like The Smashing Pumpkins, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Daft Punk, Pet Shop Boys, Britney Spears, New Order, Public Enemy, Guns N' Roses and Metallica among others.