Caleb Followill Net Worth
Caleb Followill net worth: Caleb Followill is an American musician who has a net worth of $16 million. Caleb Followill has built his net worth as a performer and member of the Grammy Award-winning American rock band Kings of Leon. Some of his musical influences are Townes Van Zandt, Dave Alvin, Roger Miller and Pearl Jam. He was born in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and his father was a Pentecostal evangelist minister, who traveled around the American South. Born Anthony Caleb Followill on January 14, 1982 in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, he is best known for being the front man (singer) and guitarist of the band Kings of Leon, from Nashville, Tennessee. Kings of Leon is comprised of three brothers (Caleb, Nathan and Jared Followill) and cousin Matthew Followill. The family band experienced moderate success shortly after their formation in 1999 and major commercial success after 2005. Their early sound was a blend of southern rock and blues influences and gradually expanded to include a more alternative, arena rock sound. In September of 2013, the band opened up to Rolling Stone magazine, where Caleb reportedly admitted (about their 2010 album, which sold poorly in comparison to their prior albums), "I pretty much checked out for the record." After a disastrous incident at a gig in Dallas, Texas, where Caleb announced to the crowd that he was "…gonna go backstage and I'm gonna vomit, I'm gonna drink a beer and I'm gonna come back out and play three more songs," Caleb left the stage and never returned. The band ended its tour early, canceling 26 tour dates. The band mates didn't see each other for again until days later. Though media outlets reported that the rest of the band ordered Caleb into rehab, Caleb denied it to Rolling Stone, saying, "If they had, they knew I would have laughed at that." Kings of Leon went back on the road to support their album Mechanical Bull soon after the incident. Followill has been married to Lily Aldridge since May 12, 2011. The have one child, daughter Dixie Pearl Followill, born June 21, 2012.