Ian Anderson (MBE), The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a Scottish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, he has a net worth of $20 million. Ian Anderson has earned his net worth as the leader and flautist of Jethro Tull a well-known British rock band. He was born on August 10, 1947 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland his father, James Anderson, ran the RSA Boiler Fluid Company in East Port; he spent his youngest years in Edinburgh, Scotland. As a teenager he had a job as a sales assistant at Lewis' department store in Blackpool then later then as a vendor on a newsstand. He formed a band in 1963 with some of his school pals called The Blades; Anderson was a vocalist and harmonica player in this soul and blues band. He has been married to married Shona Learoyd since 1976 and they have two children, he is a survivor of deep vein thrombosis, he works to raise awareness of the disease by appearing in public service announcements. In addition to his music career he is an avid businessman and owns and operates several salmon farms in New England. Ian has been the front man for the Jethro Tull band for 44 years, he has also has a very successful solo career.