Henry Rollins Height, Weight, Age, Career, Award and Net Worth 2019
Henry Rollins Net Worth – Henry Rollins is best known as a musician and the founder of the rock group, Rollins Band, which is included among the VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock
Age: 55 years
Height: 5′ 9″ (175 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg) approximately
He struggled to make a living after dropping out of college and worked at several minimum-wage jobs to make ends meet. During this time he also started getting active on the local music scenario and was gaining in popularity working as a roadie for some bands. He adopted the name Henry Rollins when he started performing.
In 1980, he joined a punk band formerly called The Extorts which was renamed as State of Alert. He served as the band’s leading singer and also wrote the lyrics. Henry was just 19 at that time and was beginning to enjoy the attention he was getting.
He was a big fan of the band Black Flag and attended many of their concerts. The band’s vocalist Dez Cadena wanted to switch to guitar and asked Henry to replace him as the vocalist, an offer he was delighted to accept. He joined them in 1981.
He played several concerts with the band and built up his own fan base too along the way. The Black Flag disbanded in 1986 and Rollins went on to pursue career as an independent artist.
He collaborated with guitarist Chris Haskett and released a hardcore punk record, ‘Hot Animal Machine’ in 1987. It was followed by the release of the album ‘Big Ugly Mouth’ in the same year.
In 1987, he formed the Rollins Band with Haskett, Andrew Weiss, and Sim Cain. Andrew was a bassist while Sim played the drums. Their live sound engineer was Theo Van Rock who was also credited as a band member. Their debut album, ‘Life Time’ was released in 1987, followed by the release of ‘Do It’, their first EP.
Henry Rollins to appear in films during the 1980s though his film career progressed only during the 1990s when he got the chance to appear in movies like ‘The Chase’ (1994), ‘Heat’ (1995), and ‘Lost Highway’ (1997).
He started hosting a weekly radio show, ‘Harmony in My Head’ in May 2004. He played different genres of music on the show including hard rock, blues rock, punk, heavy metal, jazz and classical music.
In April 2006, he stared hosting a weekly television talk show, ‘The Henry Rollins Show’ which features interviews with celebrities and musical performances. The show ran for two seasons and ended in September 2007.
In addition to being a singer and actor, Rollins is also the author of several books including ‘Black Coffee Blues’, ‘Do I Come Here Often?’, ‘See a Grown Man Cry’, and ‘Now Watch Him Die’.
He won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album in 1994 for the audiobook version of his memoir, ‘Get in the Van’
Henry Rollins is an American musician, writer, actor and journalist who has a net worth of $13 million