Rudy Sarzo is a Cuban American hard rock/heavy metal bassist who has a net worth of $16 million. Rudy Sarzo has earned his net worth by performing in several heavy-metal bands such as; Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake, Manic Eden, and Blue Oyster Cult. Sarzo was born in Havana, Cuba on November 11, 1950, and he immigrated to the United States in 1961. From March 1981 to September 1982, Sarzo was a bass player in ex-Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne's band. He was adopted into the band by guitarist Randy Rhoades, who previously played with him in Quiet Riot. Sarzo played on two of Osbourne's live albums, Speak of the devil and Tribute. Sarzo first played with Quiet Riot in the late 70's, and then later in September of 1982 he rejoined the band. Sarzo appeared numerous MTV videos and the readers of Circus magazine voted him 1983's Top Bassist. He was a member of the Quiet riot band during the peak of their success and remained a member until January of 1985; he left due to friction between him and vocalist Kevin DuBrow. He was a member of the band Whitesnake from April 1987 until lead singer David Coverdale put the band on hiatus in September 1994. Between 1999 and 2001 Sarzo rejoined Quiet Riot on multiple occasions, and recorded albums with them. He joined Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force for the U.S. 30 city "Attack Tour" in February 2004, and later the same year he became a member of the group Dio. Sarzo wrote a book about his time in Ozzy Osbourne's band, in 2006. The book talks about his memories of guitarist Randy Rhoads, a close friend who died in a plane crash during the Diary of a Madman American tour. In 2007, Sarzo became the bassist for the group Blue Oyster Cult, taking the place of Richie Castellano. Sarzo is a counselor for the Rock 'n Roll Fantasy Camp.
Rudy Sarzo Net Worth
Have something to add to this net worth? Share it by adding comments below.
Date of Birth
Nov 18, 1950 (65 years old)
Musician, Songwriter, Bassist
United States of America
Rudi Sarzo, Sarzo, Rudy, Rodolfo Maximiliano Sarzo Lavieille Grande Ruiz Payret y Chaumont
MASSIVE Payday May Bring Floyd Mayweather Out Of Retirementon May 2, 2016
An Inappropriate Tweet Cost Laremy Tunsil $8-13 Million At The NFL Drafton Apr 29, 2016
Chobani Founder Does It Again: Employee Stock Deal Could Make Some Of Them Millions!on May 1, 2016
Penny Hardaway Is Absolutely Crushing His "Retirement" Yearson Apr 29, 2016
Led Zeppelin Headed To Trial Over Stairway To Heaven Plagiarism Accusationson May 1, 2016
These Are The World's 10 Wealthiest Real Estate Tycoonson May 1, 2016
Saudi Arabia's $2 Trillion Push to End Oil Dependencyon May 2, 2016
The Top 10 College Majors Of Billionaireson May 2, 2016
The Billionaire Developer Who Changed The Way Southern Californians Shopon May 2, 2016
UFC Owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta Are About To Make Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollarson Apr 29, 2016
All net worths are calculated by applying a proprietary algorithm. The results are then fact checked and confirmed by a team of editors. We scan all publicly available data and resources and work diligently to ensure that our numbers are the most accurate and up to date net worth data you will find anywhere on the internet.
- Prince's Family Heads To Court Over $300 Million Net WorthThe world remains shocked at the death of 57-year-old musical icon Prince – a passing that has left his $300 million fortune (a number likely to grow) in limbo. With no will, Prince's family is urging the government to step in.
- Billionaire Roundup: Shenanigans, Bamboozling, And Other Problems Of The 1%As the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign marches on, more and more bizarre things keep happening. Billionaire George Soros has been analyzing China's economy and he notices a troubling pattern, and remember when Sheldon Adelson bought the Las Vegas Review Journal and people started freaking out? Well now one respected columnist has a real reason to worry.
- Original Handwritten "Laws of Base Ball" Sold For $3.26 Million At AuctionThe documents dating back to the 1800s and now known as the "Laws of Base Ball" are now an incredibly valuable historical object, having fetched $3.26 million at auction over the weekend.
- Millionaire Coal Baron Gets One-Year Prison Sentence for Mine Safety ConspiracyThe millionaire former-CEO of a coal mining company was recently sentenced to a one-year prison term and a $250,000 fine after he was found guilty of violating mine safety standards. In 2010, an explosion linked to unsafe working conditions in one of his company's mines killed 29 workers.