Keith Moon Net Worth
Keith Moon net worth: Keith Moon was an English musician who had a net worth equal to $70 million at the time of his death in 1978 (after adjusting for inflation). Keith John Moon was born in Wembley, London, England in August 1946 and passed away in September 1978. He was best known for being the drummer for the band The Who. While Moon was with the band they produced eight studio albums. The Who has sold over 100 million records. Keith Moon was voted by Rolling Stone readers as the second-greatest drummer in history. He started playing for the local band the Beachcombers before joining The Who in 1964. He became known for destroying hotel rooms while on tour and smashing his drum kit on stage. He was also fond of flushing explosives down toilets. During a celebration of his 21st birthday things got out of hand and ended with police arriving with guns drawn. For the destruction caused Moon's group received a hotel bill for $24,000. During the 70s his chauffer was accidentally killed and his marriage broke down. He became addicted to alcohol and was even nicknamed "Moon the Loon". In 1975 his only solo album Two Sides of the Moon was released. He often passed out on stage while touring and ended up being hospitalized. He started taking Heminevrin to help with his alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Keith Moon died of a Heminevrin overdose on September 7, 1978.