Jakob Luke Dylan is a singer–songwriter from America. In 1989, Jakob formed the rock band “The Wallflowers”. He gained popularity as the primary songwriter and lead singer of the Wallflowers.
He started his music career by working in numerous indie bands and created his rock band the Wallflowers in 1989. Jakob wrote many hit songs for the band, “6th Avenue Heartache” and “One Headlight” which secured the 58th number on Rolling Stone’s list, the list of 100 greatest pop songs.
His rock band Wallflowers got a breakthrough in 1996 when their second album ‘Bringing Down the Horse’ was listed on No. 12 on the Billboard200. The singer-songwriter has also won two Grammy awards. Jakob released two solo albums, “Seeing Things” in 2008 and “Women + Country” in 2010 in which the Women + Country became his highest-charting album. In August 2011, Jakob and his fellow keyboardist together performed at the Farm aid benefit concert in Kanas city. Let’s see how much the musician’s worth is.
Jakob Dylan has an Estimated Net Worth of $40 Million
According to sources, the American musician has a net worth of $40 million. In 1996, the rock band’s album ” Bringing Down the Horse” sold 4 million copies worth $6,000,000. Being a singer and songwriter, he earns around $21,518 – $207,085 US.
Bob Dylan sells his entire song catalogue
Recently, it was publicized that Bob Dylan sold his entire song catalogue for $300 million to Universal Music Publishing Group. The deal signed includes more than 600 songs, various of which are possibly the most important written works of the 19th century. From his earliest songs to his 2020 album “Rough and Rowdy Ways”, the deal gives Universal Music Publishing Group full control over every Dylan album and song forever. The royalty earned by streaming the songs over radios and in movies or used in ads will go to Universal Music. Universal music will have full authority over each song’s copyright.
Universal’s CEO Lucian Grainge mentioned, in a statement announcing the deal: “It’s no secret that the art of songwriting is the fundamental key to all great music, nor is it a secret that Bob is one of the very greatest practitioners of that art… By bringing to UMG the vast and brilliant Dylan songwriting catalog, in an instant, we have forever transformed the legacy of this company.”
From where it all started
Jakob was born on the 9th of December in the year 1969 in New York, U.S. His father is Bob Dylan who is also a singer and songwriter. During his high school days, Jakob played guitar in various indie bands. Dylan started his music career when he got inspired by Clash. In 1992, Dylan got married to his girlfriend Paige, a screenwriter. The couple resides in Los Angeles and shares four sons.