|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
|Birthday:||Mar 13, 1973|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Height:||5.5 feet (169cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||February, 2023|
David Draiman is a 49 years old famous American singer, songwriter and vocalist who has an annual revenue of $12 million as of February 2023. He is best known as a lead vocalist of Disturbed and Device. Indestructible, Down With the Sickness, Inside the Farm and Stupify are his most celebrated and famous songs. For the last twenty years, his every released album has been greatly appraised and he is awarded numberless awards throughout his career. The band Disturbed – which is the main platform of Draiman – has over 17 million records throughout the world that make them one of the world’s leading rock bands.
How Did David Draiman Become Rich?
David Draiman stepped into his professional life as an Administrative Assistant in a healthcare facility. He worked there for five years till 1995. Of course, being a healthcare administrator for five years did not pay him much. In an interview, David says that the early days of his life were tough and he could barely make end meets while working in the healthcare facility.
As a professional vocalist and songwriter, David fell in love with bands like Black Sabbath, Pantera and Iron Maiden.
Joining the band Disturbed was a wake-up call for him. With his baritone voice and percussive singing style, David continued both producing and delivering successive albums. He became popular throughout the United States and overseas. He pursued his career with the metal music band till 2011 and never looked back. He continues producing top-ranked albums in collaboration with the band Disturbed.
Shortly after this, David worked with Geno Lenardo on a metal project – which was later named Device – till 2015. After a brief collaboration with Lenardo, he returned back to Disturbed in 2015 and released his other masterpieces: Immortalized and Evolution (2018.) Both of the albums won the hearts of his fans. It is reported that over three million copies of these latest albums are sold now.
What Is David Draiman Net Worth?
As of the latest report of February 2023, David has a net worth of 12 million USD. Some 80% of his net worth comes from his long-lasting collaboration with the band Disturbed. This is where his net worth raised and his career flourished as he gave a rocking touch to it. Since the band was formed just two years ago, David turned out to be a central pillar of it. He released the renowned album Sickness which sold more than 5 million copies only in the US. Thus, he earned a hefty amount of approximately $2.5 million.
His income increased with a rapid speed as he continued to produce more albums for the metal band. During this time, he produced the most popular songs and albums like Inside the Fire, Indestructible, and Stupify. All of these albums became successful and roughly 7 million copies of his albums were sold throughout the United States. This was the era when David was on his way to becoming a self-made millionaire.
Till today, David specializes in the music industry as a vocalist and songwriter. He works on different projects with metal bands, which add up to his net worth. However, the vast majority of his net worth comes from his persistent association with the band Disturbed.
How David Draiman Spends His Money?
David Draiman spends a one-car lifestyle and drives a dark black 2018 Tesla Model X. He loves Tesla. He proudly says that he is a trusted and true Tesla supporter and owner. In an interview, he mentions that it is his third Tesla that he drives. “I had two model S’ before, and we thought to try something fun to drive and good at speed. The Model X was the best option to meet all of our expectations,” he says. He is pretty impressed with the latest features of Tesla and frequently shares his thoughts about the updated technology with his 75,000 social media followers. However, he spends a fair bit of his money on the maintenance of the car.
He has been a car owner since an early age. It is reported that he started working as early as during his school life. He says “It was inevitable for me to have a single drive car in my school life as I had to work and maintain my social life.” At that time, he had the 1969 Mustang gt 428 Cobra Jet, which in his words was his “money pit and labor of love.”
Nevertheless, Draiman is intrigued by a purposeful lifestyle. He has a towering passion and stern dedication to what he does and is known for – singing and vocalization. In an interview on SiriusXM Radio Show, he says: “It is easy to have a drug, sex, rock, and roll lifestyle for everyone, and I am not of that type of a guy. What matters for me is how do I pursue a meaningful life.” He continues that “to be a rock star is not about the ‘rock and roll lifestyle.’ Rather, you need to have a midi-chlorian attitude and lifestyle.“. He says: “I ponder over it in every bit of my life.” He emphasizes that in order to be a rock star, one needs to have the capability to rock behind the microphone. Above all, one has to be realistic and down to earth to achieve success. David’s this unique attitude towards life – which is rarely seen in other celebrities – makes him stand out among his peers.
David is married to the former WWE giant, actress, and model Lena Yada since 2011 and they have an eighth years old son named Samuel. They currently live in a lavishly furnished house in Hawaii moving in from Austin Texas.
- When Draiman opted to become a metal musician and vocalist, his grandfather cut off contact with him.
- In the 2006 Hit Parader’s Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists of All Times, he was ranked 24.
- Draiman is a three-time graduate from Loyola University Chicago in three different majors: Political Science, Business Administration, and Philosophy.
- His popular song Inside the Fire is a dedication to his girlfriend who committed suicide when Draiman was 16.
- In 2011, when Draiman was rocking in Disturbed, his father was running for mayor of Las Angeles.
- He spent his Academic year 1991-1992 in Jerusalem.
- Chicago to Las Angeles is his favorite road trip.
- Draiman’s only son Samuel was born in September 2013.