Stefan Lessard Net Worth
Stefan Lessard net worth: Stefan Lessard is an American musician who has a net worth of $75 million. Stefan Lessard is most famous for his career as the bassist for The Dave Matthews Band. He is also a co-writer of the music for Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk. Stefan Kahil Lessard was born in Anaheim, California in June 1974. His parents were both musicians and the family settled in Virginia in 1987. He studied music under trumpeter John D'earth at the Tandem Friends School in Charlottesville. D'earth put in a recommendation for Lessard to Dave Matthews who was looking for a bass player. At 16 Stefan joined the newly formed Dave Matthews Band. He dropped out of high school after his junior year to focus on music. He attended a jazz studies program at Virginia Commonwealth University but dropped out after six weeks. The Dave Matthews Band had sold over 30 million records as of 2010 and are the only band to have six consecutive albums debut at the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. Lessard has also appeared at a benefit concert as part of band Yukon Kornelius. His home in Virginia burned down in 2007 and took an estimated loss of over $2 million. He is married to Jaclyn Burton and has three children. He lost a daughter to SIDS in 1996. Stefan has also been featured on tracks by Gov't Mule and Pete Kilpatrick's Band.