Justin Hawkins is an English singer/songwriter with a net worth of $5 million. Justin Hawkins gained his net worth as the lead singer and lead guitarist of The Darkness and Hot Leg. Hawkins, along with his brother Dan Hawkins, started out playing in clubs and pubs with The Darkness before catching the attention of Atlantic Records. The band gained overnight success, as their first album, Permission to Land (2003), shot straight to number two in the UK charts, selling 3.5 million copies worldwide. The album also earned The Darkness three BRIT Awards. The band continued to gain recognition, gaining two Kerrang Awards for their third song from the album, I Believe in a Thing Called Love. Hawkins left the band in 2006, revealing that he was 'growing tired of the constant routine of the band'. The rocker was in involved in other projects: he set up his solo project, British Whale, releasing two singles- a cover of The Sparks 1974 hit, This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us (which peaked at number six on the UK singles charts). His second single was an unofficial World Cup anthem called England. In 2008 he became the frontman and lead guitarist for Hot Leg. By 2010 the band went on hiatus. In 2011, Hawkins reunited with the Darkness, touring around Europe, Asia and North America to promote their new album Hot Cakes.
Justin David Hawkins is an English musician and singer-songwriter, best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist of The Darkness, alongside his brother, guitarist Dan Hawkins. Heavily influenced by classic hard rock and heavy metal bands of the 1970s and 1980s, Haw...
Date of Birth
- March 17, 1975
- Justin David Hawkins
- Hawkins, Justin
- The Darkness
- 5 ft 11 in (1.816 m)
- United Kingdom
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Justin Hawkins, Churchkey at Disrupt 2012TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012 - Day 3 on Justin Hawkins, Churchkey Can Co: "Each of Our Beers Will Have a Home Brewer Behind It, Their Story, Where Th...
Justin Hawkins, Churchkey on Steel Is Obviously MagnetizedTechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012 - Day 3 on Justin Hawkins, Churchkey Can Co: "Steel Is Obviously Magnetized. It Can Be Going Through a Waste Stream If ...
Jordan Crook Backstage at Disrupt With Adrian Grenier, Justin Hawkins, and Ryan Sowards of Churchkey Can Co.TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012 - Day 3 on TechCrunch Disrupt NY created by TechCrunch