Nick Mason Net Worth
Nick Mason Net Worth: Nick Mason is is an English drummer and composer who has a net worth of $150 million dollars. Nick Mason is the only member of the hugely successful rock group, Pink Floyd, to have remained a member throughout the band's entire career. He has also served as a guest percussionist on a number of other artists' albums and is the author of the book, "Into the Red", published in 1998. He was born Nicholas Berkeley Mason on January 27, 1944, in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, Nick was the drummer on every Pink Floyd album (but not on every every song), and he penned some of their most popular singles like "Echoes" and "Time". The songs that are solely credited to Mason include, "The Grand Vizier's Garden Party Parts 1–3" (from Ummagumma) and "Speak to Me" (from The Dark Side of the Moon). Over the years, Pink Floyd became one of the most commercially successful and musically influential groups in the history of rock music. Today, they are most appreciated for their psychedelic or space rock music, and for their progressive rock music. The band recorded 14 albums in total, and all except Animals reached number one in the US. The studio releases that brought Pink Floyd worldwide success are the following: The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977) and The Wall (1979). When Roger Waters left the group in 1986, Roger and Mason were involved in legal conflicts over ownership of the name 'Pink Floyd'. Even though this dispute lasted roughly seven years, they are on good terms now and the last time they performed together was recently, i.e., on the last two nights of Waters' 2002 world tour to play drums on the Pink Floyd song "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun". Aside from his work with the band, he owns two main companies, Nick Mason Music and Nick Mason Music (Overseas). Mason also holds stakes in several other profitable businesses, including a keyring maker in Shropshire. An avid car collector, Mason has a fine collection of classics made by Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Jaguar, Ferrari and Porsche. As for his private life, he is currently married to his second wife, with whom he has two sons. While he also has two daughters from his first marriage. The Mason family lives in Hampstead, London.