Les Claypool Net Worth
Les Claypool net worth: Les Claypool is an American musician and writer who has a net worth of $15 million dollars. Leslie Edward Claypool was born in Richmond, California in September 1963. He best known as the bass player and lead vocalist of the band Primus. At 14 he started playing the bass. In high school Les was friends with Kirk Hammett of Metallica. Claypool auditioned for Metallica but it did not work out. He formed the band Primus which was originally called Primate in 1984. The band headlined Lollapalooza in 1993 and played at Woodstock '94. They were featured in the movie Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey. They recorded the theme song for the show South Park. Primus has released seven studio albums and has been nominated for two Grammy Awards. Claypool has released solo albums and has been a part of Oysterhead, Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade, Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, Blind Illusion, Sausage, and Duo de Twang. He released a film Electric Apricot: Quest for Festeroo in 2006. He is an avid fly fisher and started Claypool Cellars which makes wine. He has made guest appearances with Tom Waits, Metallica, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Limp Bizkit, Gov't Mule, and Hank Williams III.