Moby Net Worth
Moby Net Wort: Moby is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer who has a net worth of $25 million dollars. Moby became a household name with the release of his album, "Play" in the late 90s. "Play" is the highest selling electronica album ever, with 10 million copies sold internationally. As of this writing he has released 15 studio albums, a live album, ten compilation albums, more than 70 singles and multiple videos/remixes. He has sold 20 million albums worldwide and continues to DJ around the world.
He was born Richard Melville Hall on September 11, 1965, in Harlem, New York. Moby is regarded as one of the key electronic dance music figures of the last two decades. He was instrumental in bringing the electronic music genre to mainstream audiences around the world. He earned the nickname Moby from his parents because Moby Dick's author, Herman Melville, was his great, great uncle. The young Moby found solace in music from an early age. He began learning classical guitar when he was just ten. It was while studying philosophy at college that Moby decided to drop out of university in order to become a full-time musician.
He attracted attention for the first time in the early 1990s, experimenting in the techno and breakbeat hardcore genres. He released the albums, Moby (1992), Ambient (1993), Everything Is Wrong (1995) and Animal Rights (1996), none of which enjoyed major success. International stardom came with Moby's fifth studio album, the electronica and house-influenced "Play", which was released in 1999. He has since continued to create successful studio albums that include 18 (2002), Hotel (2005), Last Night (2008), Wait for Me (2009), Destroyed (2011) and Innocents (2013). In addition to the above, Moby has also co-written, produced, and remixed music for other artists like The Smashing Pumpkins, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Daft Punk, Pet Shop Boys, Britney Spears, New Order, Public Enemy, Guns N' Roses and Metallica among others.
Real Estate: Moby has arguably been more successful with real estate than he has been with his music career. Over the decades Moby has owned and flipped dozens of properties. The most notable examples include a penthouse in New York City above Central Park West which he bought for $4.5 million in 2005 and sold in 2008 for $6.7 million. In 2009 he paid $3.75 million for a penthouse loft in Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood which he sold in 2012 for $5.8 million.
In March 2010 he spent $4 million on a lavish LA castle-like mansion known as the Wolf's Lair. He then spent $2 million on a variety of renovations and upgrades. The home features a guest house that was designed by famed architect John Lautner. He sold this property in 2014 for an impressive $12.4 million.
He owns several homes in LA's Los Feliz neighborhood. One of his Los Feliz homes, which he bought for $3.4 million in 2016, was sold to Leonardo DiCaprio in 2019 for just under $5 million.
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 11, 1965 (55 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.708 m)|
|Profession:||Disc jockey, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Score Composer, Photographer, Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|