Duff McKagan Net Worth
Duff McKagan net worth: Duff McKagan is an American musician and writer who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. A writer and musician, Duff McKagan is most widely recognized as the former bass player for Guns N' Roses. He also briefly played bass for Jane's Addiction, and is currently performing with the groups, Velvet Revolver and Loaded. Born February 5, 1964 in Seattle, Washington, McKagan is best known for his twelve-year stint as the bassist for the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Following his departure from Guns N' Roses in 1997, he went on to play in many other bands such as Velvet Revolver (with former Guns N' Roses band mate Slash), Jane's Addiction and Walking Papers. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 as a member of Guns N' Roses. McKagan also established himself as a writer, writing weekly columns on a wide variety of topics for SeattleWeekly.com, Playboy.com and ESPN.com. During his childhood he learned to play bass through his brother Bruce as well as playing along with such albums as Prince's '1999' and Black Flag's 'Damaged.' He played in over 30 bands in the Seattle area, sometimes in 'one-night-stand' gigs, playing a variety of instruments. He moved to Los Angeles, California in 1983 with one of his brothers and found work at a chain restaurant as a server. He answered an ad for a bassist in the local newspaper, which led to meeting guitarist Slash and drummer Steven Adler, with whom he formed a short-lived band called Road Crew. In June 1985, McKagan replaced bassist Ole Beich in Guns N' Roses, newly founded by Axl Rose and guitarist Izzy Stradlin. McKagan has been married three times and had two daughters with his third wife Susan Holmes, model and swimsuit designer.