Julian Casablancas Net Worth
Julian Casablancas net worth: Julian Casablancas is an American singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $13 million. Julian Casablancas acquired that net worth as the vocalist and main songwriter for the rock band The Strokes. Casablancas has also performed as a solo artist. Born August 23, 1978, in New York City, Casablancas he is half-American and half-Danish. His father is Elite Model Agency Group founder John Casablancas and jis mother is model and former Miss Denmark Jeanette Christiansen. Since the marriage of his parents didn't last long, he was raised by his mother and her second husband, painter Sam Adoquei. It was Sam who introduced Julian with the Doors and helped him shape his early musical taste in a slightly different direction from the Phil Collins and other pop mainstream artists present at the time. While Casablancas was at the Swiss boarding school Instituit Le Rosey, he met his future bandmate, guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr., and in New York's Lycee Français high school, he also met Fabrizio Moretti and Nick Valensi. Together with Hammond, Moretti, Valensi and bassist Nikolai Fraiture, he started playing in 1998, and formed the band, the Strokes, the following year. Their debut album Is This It (2001) was both a critical and commercial success, and placed the band on the rock map alongside bands like the White Stripes and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The band's next releases were 2003's Room on Fire and 2006's First Impressions of Earth, which cemented their status among fans and made them go on a tour. Just like most of his bandmates, Casablancas also worked with other artists, playing Casio guitar on Sick, Sick, Sick from Queens of the Stone Age's 2007 album Era Vulgaris and collaborating with Santigold and Pharrell on the song My Drive Thru for a 2008 Converse Shoes ad campaign. Other of his collaborations include recording with the Lonely Island, Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse. In 2008, Casablancas teamed with producer Jason Lader and Bright Eyes' Mike Mogis and started working on his solo debut album, Phrazes for the Young, which arrived in the fall of 2009.