Chad Kroeger Net Worth
Who is Chad Kroeger?
The full name of this Canadian musician is Chad Robert Turton. He is famous for being the lead guitarist and vocalist in the rock band Nickelback. He was born on 15 November, 1984. He is a musician, singer, songwriter, producer and an entrepreneur too. He has also worked in caps collaborations and had given a guest appearance in various other music videos. He has also co-written songs for other musicians too.
Early childhood and work :
Kroeger was born in Hanna, Alberta. He is of German descent as his maternal grand father was a German descent and born into a Mennonite family. He was Henry Kroeger who was a MLA of Alberta. When he was just 2 years old his father left him and his family. After that his mother raised him single-handedly, and he adopted the Kroeger surname of his mother. At the age of13, he learned to play guitar.
Chad had a difficult childhood. He used to steal and was also found guilty of stealing during his school days. He also mentioned about this phase of his life in his song ‘Photograph’ in 2005. He learnt to play guitar at the age of 13 and joined a band and started touring just after completing his high school. Chad developed keen interest in music and also was inclined towards making it as his career.
Known for :
Chad’s initial band broke up and later he reformed his band ‘Nickelback’ with few members of the older band. After tasting huge success, breaking music records and receiving huge fan following, he got his band renamed as Nickelback.
His band’s first album titled as ‘Curb’ didn’t turn out to be a huge success. But his second album ‘The State’ took around 4 years to get completed and perfect to be released. This album immediately was given the gold status. After few years when the bands other albums got noticed by more fans this album got its Platinum status.
In 2001, the band released their third album Silver Side Up. This album topped all the charts in Canada and received immense success. In 2002, the single from the album, ‘How you remind me’ was included in Billboard’s 100s of the year. The album was given the second position in Billboard chart. Other two singles from the albums, ‘too late’ and ‘never again’ also became quite popular were chartbusters.
The band’s other albums ‘The Long Road’, ‘All The Right Reasons’, ‘Here and Now’ were also great success and became the best selling albums.
Net worth $60 million :
However, this band was also ridiculed for many reasons. But it made its way through to stand on a successful platform. Due to which the current net worth of Chad Kroeger is around $60 million.
Personal life :
Chad Kroeger started dating the Canadian rockstar, Avril Lavigne, in July 2012. They got engaged in 2014 and got married to each other in 2015. However their marriage was speculated to be not a successful one. Their differences as a couple were not hidden from the media. It was abuzz that they were heading for divorce, which was later confirmed by Avril Lavigne in 2015.
Chad Kroeger Bio Info
Full name: Chad Robert Turton
Born: 15 November 1974 (age 43 years), Hanna, Canada
Height: 1.85 m
Spouse: Avril Lavigne (m. 2013–2015)
Music group: Nickelback (Since 1995)
Occupation: Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Entrepreneur
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, Drums
Genres: Post-grunge, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Pop Rock, Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal
Chad Kroeger Quotes
- After these many years of being a lead singer in a touring rock band, I’ve had my fair share of fun. But those days are long behind me. – Chad Kroeger
- Sometimes I write about things that never happened to me that wind up happening to me. When you put things out in the universe, sometimes they wind up coming true. – Chad Kroeger
- I’m always at the opposite end of the spectrum, the opposite of hipster culture, and I enjoy that. – Chad Kroeger
- Any artist that is even surviving right now is a dark horse because things change pretty fast. You’re a superstar one day and wake up the next day and you’re anonymous. To be successful in any way is beating the odds right now, I think. – Chad Kroeger
Chad Kroeger Videos on YouTube
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