Roger Daltrey Net Worth

How much is Roger Daltrey Worth?

Random Celebrity
Roger Daltrey Net Worth
Net Worth:
$65 Million
Date of Birth
March 1, 1944
Place of Birth
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Actor, Singer, Writer

Roger Daltrey Net Worth: Roger Daltrey is an English singer, musician, songwriter and actor who has a net worth of $65 million dollars. Born March 1, 1944 in Hammersmith, London, Roger Daltrey is best known as the founder and lead singer of English rock band The Who. Just after leaving grammar school in 1963, he formed a skiffle band called The Detours, then had the unusual instincts (at such a young age) to gather together players who would later become The Who: Daltrey on vocals, John Entwistle on bass and Pete Townshend on lead guitar. In 1965 they added drummer Keith Moon and the fabulous line-up was complete, each band member bringing something different to the table: Townshend's art-school sensibilities; Daltrey's down-to-earth interpretation; and Entwistle's and Moon's skill as performers. They were first noted for their deafening shows and for smashing their instruments in ferocious displays of auto-destructive art, but went on to show chart success through original songs written by Townshend and the more humor-oriented Entwistle. Townshend wrote the first rock mini-opera for their second album, and after their first tour of America, the band presented the full-length rock opus Tommy, which shattered barriers and established The Who as a major force in the world of music. Daltrey released his first solo album in 1973 and followed that with a number of solo chart successes. He also established a stage and film career after starring in the movie of Tommy (1975). After the death of drummer Keith Moon Daltry turned to film production with the drama McVicar (1980). The band continued to perform sporadically with different drummers and John Bundrick on keyboard, but returned to full force in the '90s with the addition of Zak Starkey on drums. Though Townshend is noted as the songwriter and lead guitarist of The Who, Daltrey remains the one who drives their performances. His energy and stage presence established The Who at the monumental Monterey Pop, Woodstock and Isle of Wight music festivals and his instincts for production carved their path through the era of stadium rock. The filmography of musical performances stand as the best evidence of Daltrey's brilliance as both a musician and a stage performer.

Articles Written by Brian Warner
Prior to launching Celebrity Net Worth, Brian spent seven years as the Managing Editor of one of the largest entertainment portals on the internet. Before that, Brian attended Georgetown University where he double majored in finance and marketing. A native of Northern California, Brian currently resides in Los Angeles. Follow him on Google+.
Did we make a mistake?
Submit a correction suggestion and help us fix it!
Submit a Correction
More Information
Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey

Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE is an English singer, musician, songwriter and actor, best known as the founder and lead singer of English rock band the Who. He has maintained a musical career as a solo artist and has also worked in the film industry, acting in films, theatre and t...
Date of Birth
  • March 1, 1944
  • Rodger Daltry
  • Roger Harry Daltrey
  • Daltrey, Roger
  • The Who
  • 5 ft 5 in (1.676 m)
  • England
  • England
View Full Profile