Maria Brink Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career, and Awards
Despite experiencing an unpleasant childhood, the music star has defied all odds and found her way into the spotlight; thanks to her persistence and unrelenting spirit.
Maria Brink’s Biography
The amazing rock star was born and named Maria Diane Brink in Schenectady, New York on December 17, 1977. Growing up was very tough for Brink; her father varnished when she was still very young leaving her alone with her mother who was a drug addict.
Young and naïve, Maria grew up being prone to so many things such that she got pregnant at the age of fourteen. She passed through hardships, struggling to care for her son and her mother.
In search of a better life, Maria Brink moved to Los Angeles in 2002; she drove for over 2,500 miles to Los Angeles. When she arrived in LA, she worked in stores and also sang in bars and coffee shops in order to make a living.
Later on, she joined the Albany-based band known as The Pulse. After a few performances with the band, Maria moved to California where she formed the metal band called the Dying Star alongside Chris Howorth (guitarist) and Jeff Fabb (drummer).
Maria became pregnant when she was in the ninth standard. In her high school days, everybody thought she won’t be able to graduate as she was already the mother of a son at the age of 15.
After she became a mother, she moved out on her and got her own apartment. She then worked at a local laundromat so that she can pay for her rent.
She worked with local band projects until 2002. When she was 18 years old, she joined an Albany-based band called Pulse which opened local shows for bands such as coal chamber and Sevendust and soon broke up too.
After her first bands broke up, she made a big decision and drove to Los Angeles. She worked in stores, sang in coffee shops and bars for two years in order to tackle her dark times.
Maria met Chris for the first time in an audition. He did not give her a chance for the audition because she was a woman until he heard her singing and later apologized.
After her audition, Maria, Chris, and Jeff together formed a band named Dying Star. The song called Drifting considered as In This Demo was actually recorded under the name of the band Dying Star.
Achievement and Awards
Maria was awarded by Rock Goddess of the Year in 3rd and 5th Annual Loudwire Music Awards in the year 2013 and 2015. She was also known as the Hottest Chick in Metal in 2010.
She was also featured in the magazine of 2012 as one of the eleven women in heavy metal who matters by their yell. She was recognized by Revolver Magazine as one of the 25 Hottest Chick in Hard rock and Metal.
Maria Brink Worth
The amazing singer has amassed huge wealth for herself and she is currently living a lavish lifestyle. Their third album reached No. 40 on the Billboard 200 music chart while their fourth album Blood topped at No. 15 on the chart.
Brink has garnered wide popularity alongside her band and has featured in several musical tours which have contributed to her wealth. That said, Maria Brink’s net worth is said to be around $1 million.
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