Eddie Vedder Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Awards.
Eddie Vedder Net Worth 2020 – Eddie Vedder is a popular American musician, best known to the world as the leading vocalist and guitarists of the alternative rock band, ‘Pearl Jam’. He has been ranked #7 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of ‘Best Lead Singers of All Time’.
Blessed with a distinctive sound and powerful vocals, Vedder changed the way the world perceived alternative rock by adding new dimensions to the music style.
He transfigured the way lyrics were written, invoking the use of storytelling and basing them on personal, social and political themes.
Eddie Vedder was born as Edward Louis Severson III on December 23, 1964, in Evanston, Illinois to Karan Lee Vedder and Edward Louis Severson Jr.
When Vedder was just one year old his parents separated and his mother remarried Peter Mueller. During his childhood days, Vedder believed Mueller to be his biological father and was known by the name of Edward Mueller.
In the Mid-70s, the family moved to San Diego, California. Since his family was large and extensive with seven siblings, young Vedder turned to music to comfort himself.
During this time, he attended the San Dieguito High School.
When Vedder was in his teens, his mother and Mueller divorced. Not wanting to change high school, he chose to live with his stepfather, while his mother moved to Chicago.
He took up night job at a drug store. During this time, he realized his true parentage.
Since managing work and studies was getting increasingly difficult, he dropped out of high school, joining his family in Chicago.
Meanwhile, he changed his name to Eddie Vedder. In the early 1980s, while working as a waiter, he earned his high school GED.
Vedder was given a demo tape by Seattle based music project Temple of the Dog. Vedder was instantly inspired by their sound and sent in lyrics which would eventually evolve into three Pearl Jam songs.
After traveling to Seattle to audition in person, Vedder was subsequently recruited and Pearl Jam was formally established.
Since its formation, Pearl Jam has released nine studio albums, twenty-eight singles, six live albums, two compilation albums, and well over two-hundred official bootleg releases.
Their debut album, Ten, remains to be Pearl Jam’s most successful release, with an RIAA certification thirteen times platinum in the U.S. alone.
As of January 2020, Eddie Vedder’s net worth/assessed valuation lies at a whopping $120 million. Along with fellow Pearl Jam bandmates, Vedder has earned eleven awards including one Grammy, and five American Music Awards.
Vedder has leaned his talent to many film soundtracks including Dead Man Walking, Body of War and Into the Wild, for which he received a Golden Globe Award Eddie Vedder is ranked #7 on the ‘Best Lead Singers of All Time’ list by Rolling Stone.