Meat Loaf Net Worth
Meat Loaf net worth: Meat Loaf is an American musician and actor who has a net worth of $45 million dollars. Meat Loaf was born Marvin Lee Aday on September 27, 1947, in Dallas, Texas. Over the last several decades, Meat Loaf has transformed himself into a larger-than-life figure in the entertainment industry. To date he has released 13 studio albums and has appeared in over 50 films. His 1977 album "Bat Out of Hell" is currently the fifth best-selling album of all time in any genre with over 45 million copies sold worldwide. The only albums that have sold more copies are The Bodyguard soundtrack (46 million), Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon" (47 million), AC/DC's "Back in Black" (50 million) and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" (65 million). "Bat Out of Hell" continues to sell an estimated 200,000 albums every year, nearly 40 years after its release. Meat Loaf rose to international stardom with the Bat Out of Hell album trilogy, consisting of Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster is Loose. Each of the three is a masterpiece of chief songwriter Jim Steinman, who filled their lyrics with ear-splitting tributes to everlasting love and the glories of youth. Even though he enjoyed unprecedented success backed with many accolades, including a Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance for the first single "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" of the second Bat Out of Hell album, Meat Loaf faced some initial difficulty establishing a steady career especially within his native US. However, he has kept his iconic status all over Europe, irrespective of his illness and drug abuse that worked against him from time to time. In addition to his music career, Meat Loaf also carved out a screen career appearing in over 50 movies and television shows. Generally playing himself or characters close to his on-stage persona, Loaf 's most notable parts are as Eddie in the American premiere of The Rocky Horror Show and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, as well as playing Robert "Bob" Paulson in Fight Club.