Fans are paying tribute to drummer Neil Peart who died on January 7, 2010, by sharing some of his best works. Neil Peart was one of the best drummers to ever picks up the pair of the stick and marching to the beat of a different drum.
Peart was a part of the world-renown rock band ‘Rush.’ The band that formed in 1968 in Toronto and composed of members Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart. It is one of the most influential progressive rock bands all the time.
Do you have any guess, how much worth Neil collected before his death? If you don’t, let us help you to know Neil Peart’s net worth as well as the cause of his death.
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Who was Neil Peart?
Neil Peart was one of the best drummers on the planet. Unfortunately, he is no more with us. Neil died at the age of 67 from brain cancer in Santa Monica, California. His death was confirmed via a Twitter post. The statement said, their soul brother, had been suffering from glioblastoma, a brain cancer for three and a half years. He was survived by his wife, photographer Carrie Nuttall, and a daughter named Olivia.
Neil was born on 12 September 12, 1952, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and interested in music from an early age. In his childhood, he took various music classes and began bouncing from band to band. Once there was a time, he gave up his music career and joined the family business and sell the tractor.
When he was 22 years old, he joined the band ‘Rush’ back in 1974. He played with the band for 45 years. The late drummer retired from Rush in 2015 after his final tour. In 2013, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 2013.
Also, Peart was a part of several albums and before he dealt with his tragedy. In 1997, he took a break from the band when his first daughter Selena Taylor who was killed in a car accident. Ten months later, he lost his wife Jacqueline Taylor, who died from cancer. At the time, he spent several months traveling the world and finally returned to Ruch in 2001.
What was Neil Peart’s Net Worth?
Canadian musician Neil Peart had a net worth of $42 million in 2020. Most of his money comes from his professional career. Not only as a drummer but also as a primary lyricist of Rush. Neil’s lyrical output was influenced by fantasy, mythology, science fiction, and philosophy.
In addition to his career, he published several memoirs about his travels and life. He has authored a total of seven non-fiction books from which he made a quite an impressive money.
House & Cars
Looking at his net worth, the late drummer had spent some of his money in real estate and luxurious cars.
Neil described himself as a car lover since infancy. He had owned cars like 2001 BMW Z8, 1964 Aston Martin DB5, 2010 Aston Martin DBS, and 1963 Corvette Split-Windows coupe. The 1963 Corvette Split-Windows coupe worth $275,000 in the market, although he has not mentioned anything about the price yet. Moreover, he owned a Porsche 911 Speedster that cost a crazy $275,000.
Neil Peart Net Worth, DOB, DOD, Daughter
|Name||Neil Ellwood Peart|
|Date of Birth||12 September 1952|
|Died||January 7, 2020|
|Profession||Drummer, Lyricist. Author|
|Net Worth||$42 Million|
|First Wife||Jacqueline Taylor (Died from Cancer)|
|First Daughter||Selena Taylor (Died at 19)|
|Current Wife||Carrie Nuttall|
|Youngest Daughter||Olivia Louise Peart|