Ginger Baker Net Worth
Ginger Baker net worth: Ginger Baker was an English drummer who had a net worth of $2 million at the time of his death in October 2019. Ginger Baker, also known as Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker, was born in London, England on August 19, 1939. He first began to gain notice performing in a band called Ginger Baker's Energy. He also collaborated with multiple musicians across a range of styles including Charlie Haden, Bill Laswell, and Fela Kuti. In addition to performing with his own band, he also performed with Hawkwind and Atomic Roster, among other groups. He began to gain wider notice when he joined the Graham Bond Organisation. His career really took off when he became the drummer for Cream in 1966. He then went on to perform with Blind Faith, Masters of Reality, and his own bands, Ginger Baker's Air Force and Baker Gurwitz Army. He also performed with Fela Kuti throughout his career. He published a book about his life in 2009, and was the subject of the award-winning documentary, "Beware of Mr. Baker". In the documentary, Ginger complained that despite experiencing massive success he did not become wealthy at all from Cream. He implied that all the money went to his band mates Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce.
He was famous for his temper and tendency to have violent confrontations with band mates and fans. Towards the end of his life he toured with the jazz quartet, Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion. Ginger Baker died on October 6, 2019 at the age of 80. He was married four times and had three children. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Cream in 1993 and received a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement in 2006.
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 19, 1939 - Oct 6, 2019 (80 years old)|
|Profession:||Songwriter, Musician, Drummer|