Bon Jovi keyboard player David Bryan has an estimated net worth $85 million. With such an impressive net worth, Bryan is no one trick pony. He has written and provided backing vocals for several Bon Jovi hits plus he is accountable for the success of the musical Memphis. Hailing from New Jersey, Bryan comes from a fairly musical background – he father played the trumpet which a young Bryan learned to play. There's no end to his musical talents as Bryan also learn to play the piano, violin, viola and clarinet.
Bryan became a keyboard player for a band called Transition. In the early eighties, Bryan joined one of the biggest rock group of all times, Bon Jovi. At the time, Bryan was attending Rutgers University, but dropped out to snatch this once-in-a -lifetime opportunity. From the start Bryan is the band's keyboardist and backing vocalist. He is one of the driving forces behind the super stardom of Bon Jovi: he co-wrote Breakout and Love lies for the band's first album titled, Bon Jovi (1984). The album received positive reviews, as it went gold in the US and was ranked the 11th best rock album of 1984 by Kerrang magazine.
Bryan did not just enjoy his success with Bon Jovi – alongside award-winning playwright and author Joe DiPietro, he co- wrote the musical Memphis, which had its at off-Broadway debut in 2002. The musical production was performed across the US and in 2009- 7 years after its debut – Memphis was shown on Broadway. Since then, Memphis became a firm fixture at Broadway, winning a string of Tony Awards, Drama Desk Awards and Outer Critics Circle Awards. Memphis is now considered the most nominated show on Broadway. What with the success of Memphis, the Bryan/DiPietro relationship was strengthened. The powerful duo went on to produce another award-winning musical, The Toxic Avenger, which premiered in 2009.