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Joe Satriani Net Worth $12 Million
Joe Satriani is an Italian-US guitarist with a net worth of $12 Million. He’s got this wealth as a result of his many contributions as a musician, song writer, producer and guitar educator. This Grammy award nominated star is one of the most famous instrumental rock guitarists of times.
He was born in nyc. Joe took up playing guitar at the age of 14, following the departure of Jimi Hendrix. It is said, that he was at his football training class when he heard the news of Jimi’s departure and he declared at that moment itself to the coach that he is quitting football to take up guitar as his profession. And the rest as they say is history.
Satriani began teaching guitar to Steve Vai, his most faithful and noted pupil. In this time, he was also pursuing his studies in music. In 1988, he was picked by Mick Jaggeras one of the lead guitarist for his debut solo tour. For Deep Purple, he was also the lead guitarist. Satriani is currently the lead guitarist for the group Chickenfoot.
Satriani began his professional life by playing in a group, based from San Francisco, called the Squares. Satrani’s most successful album till date which has got a lot of wealth and crucial appreciation has been ‘The Extremist’. He toured India for the very first time in 2005 and played concerts in Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi. Satriani is considered to be proficient in playing guitar and has mastered many techniques. His music genres are mainly jazz, blues and heavy metal. He has been nominated 15 times for the prestigious Grammy award and has sold more than 10 million music albums world-wide.