Kevin Parker Net Worth 2020, Bio, Profile, Career, and Achievement.
Kevin Parker is an Australian Indie and psychedelic rock musician who is best known as the songwriter and lead singer for the group Tame Impala.
Kevin Richard Parker was born on 20 January 1986 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. However, Kevin spent most of his childhood in Perth, Western Australia.
Parker was born to Jerry, his father, who was from Rhodesia and Rosalind, South Africa. When Kevin Parker was three years old, his parents parted their ways.
Parker later went to stay with his father, stepmother Rhonda, and his brother Stephen in Cottesloe.
Kevin Parker developed a strong passion for music, and most of the influence resulted from his father as he used to play music as his hobby. Parker’s father, later on, bought a guitar for Parker.
Parker began drumming when he was just 11 years old, and he started to make songs full of melodies.
Parker was so obsessed with music that he even failed to do his home works. He could spend the whole night in the garage recording music.
When he was 13 years old, Parker met Dominic Simper, his fellow associate of Impala at John XXIII College, Perth.
They later developed a secure connection with music. They began playing cover songs of Sunk Loto, Rage against the Machine, Unwritten Law and Korn.
Parker’s father died when he was recording his first album. His father died after fighting with cancer for a long time.
‘Tame Impala’ released its debut studio album, ‘Innerspeaker,’ on May 21, 2010. The same year, ‘Innerspeaker’ won the ‘Australian Album of the Year’ award at ‘The J Awards.’
In 2011, it won the ‘Album of the Year’ award at the prestigious ‘Rolling Stone Awards.’ It was also nominated for the ‘Most Popular Album’ award at the ‘WAMI Awards.’
On October 5, 2012, ‘Tame Impala’ came up with its second studio album, ‘Lonerism,’ which received immense critical acclaim.
In 2012, the album won the ‘Australian Album of the Year’ award at ‘The J Awards.’ The following year, it won the ‘Album of the Year’ award at the ‘Rolling Stone Australia Awards.’
It also won other awards, such as the ‘Album of the Year’ and the ‘Best Rock Album’ at the 2013 ‘ARIA Awards.’
The band’s third studio album, ‘Currents,’ was released on July 17, 2015.
This album too, received critical acclaim and was honored with the ‘Album of the Year’ award and the ‘Best Rock Album’ award at the 2015 ‘ARIA Music Awards.’
It was also nominated for the ‘Best Alternative Music Album’ at the 58th ‘Annual Grammy Awards.’
In October 2018, Parker appeared on the popular American late-night TV show ‘Saturday Night Live,’ where he played bass for rapper Travis Scott, while the latter performed ‘Skeletons & Astrothunder.’
On January 2, 2019, it was announced that ‘Tame Impala’ would headline the 2019 ‘Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’ at the ‘Empire Polo Club’ in Indio, California, US.
Apart from creating music for ‘Tame Impala,’ Kevin Parker has also worked with various other bands.
As part of a band called ‘Pond,’ Parker produced the albums ‘Man It Feels Like Space Again,’ ‘Tasmania,’ ‘Hobo Rocket,’ and ‘The Weather.’
He has also worked with many individual artists, such as Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Melody Prochet, Kanye West, and Travis Scott.
Net Worth and Achievement 2020
Kevin Parker has an estimated net worth of more than $2 million. He received the income solely from his career as a musician.
Kevin Parker had a strong passion for music when he was still a child. He followed the passion because he saw the light at the end of the tunnel.
As much as his father was against pursuing a music career, Parker went ahead with his music thing, and he is now unbeaten in that career.