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Brian Welch Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Dating, Facts

Brian Philip Welch, professionally known by Head, is a US musician, songwriter, and singer. He is one of the founding members and guitarists of the nu-metal band “Korn.” Brian is admired for his distinctive blend of siren-like shards of discordant guitar that impersonated various effects of a turntablist.

His performance defined the start of “nu-metal aesthetic” in the mid of1990s. Welch and his fellow band member ‘Munky’ were ranked at the 26th position of World’s Hundred Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time.

Maybe you know about Brian Welch very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Brian Welch’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Welch was brought up in Bakersfield, California. Like other students, he has been bullied in school. Being fond of music, he was a big fan of Ozzy Osbourne. Originally, he displayed a deep interest in playing the drums. His father did not want him to carry drums around, and so supported him to play the guitar. Brian started playing the guitar when he was ten years old. He mentioned his first guitar ’Peavey Mystic’ in the book ‘Save Me from Myself’ as the most metal-looking musical instrument that you have ever seen in your life.

Personal Life

In January 1995, Brian Welch got married to his wife named Rebekah. The couple initially decided to give birth to a child, but later decided to give her to a child adoption center. When his wife got pregnant for the second time, they mutually decided to keep their baby. On July 6, 1998, their daughter, Jennea Marie Welch, was born. By 2003, Brian and a few other members of the “Korn” band got into the clutches of drug members.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on Jun 19, 1970, Brian Welch is 50 years old as of today’s date 4th February 2021. His height is 6 ft tall, and his weight is 90 kg.

Career

Brian started his musical career under the band “Korn” with its self-titled debut album, followed by subsequent albums that include Follow The Leader, Life Is Peachy, Untouchables, Take A Look in the Mirror, and Issues. With these popular albums, it became one of the leading sellers of nu-metal groups in terms of royalty payments.

His recorded songs “A Letter to Dimebag,” “Dream,” “Washed by Blood,” “Rebel,” and “Save Me from Myself,” topped the US Rock charts.

On March 15, 2008, he set up a record company titled “Driven Music Group” with Greg Shanabeger, and Mark Nawara. The debut single of the band as “Chemicals” was launched in March 2012.

The band’s full-length album, “Between Here & Lost,” got introduced on January 22, 2013.

In April 2010, he completed a demo of a music record for the songs. As he is on the US tour, he could not finish the recording process. Some of his unreleased live songs from the demonstration of the record include:

  • Runaway
  • Take This From Me
  • Bury Me, Resurrected, and
  • Torment

Some of the films in which he has performed are listed below:

  • Who Then Now? (in 1997)
  • Family Values Tour (in 1998)
  • Korn Live (in 2002)
  • Deuce (in 2002)
  • WWE WrestleMania (in 2003)
  • MTV Icon: Metallica (in 2003)
  • Live at Montreux 2004 (in 2008)
  • Holy Ghost (in 2014), and
  • Loud Krazy Love (2018)

Awards & Achievements

Brian gained a lot of popularity from the “Korn” band’s debut album, and following albums, Follow The Leader, Life Is Peachy, Untouchables, Issues, Take A Look in the Mirror, etc. The band progressively became the best-selling nu-metal group that started earning $25 million in royalty payments.

The band’s album “Save Me From Myself” charted at 63rd position on the Billboard Top 200 while also topping at 21st and 13th position on the Rock and Hard Rock charts, respectively. In 2008, Brian became a key coordinator and demonstrative of an outreach organization “The Whosoevers” and product line. Q Ryan Ries founded this organization, and I Sonny Sandoval that spoken publicly in settings that include schools, rehabilitation centers, youth events, and conferences that have inspired people to discover their life’s objective.

On July 2, 2009, Brian Welch was featured in the Cornerstone Festival. On August 29, he presented the Exit Concert that took place in Las Vegas at the Mack Arena, and Thomas with Flyleaf, and Blindside. On July 3, 2010, Brian was presented on the Creation Festival’s Fringe stage.

Net Worth & Salary of Brian Welch in 2021

Brian Welch is a famous guitarist and singer who is known for his associated with the nu-metal band “Korn.” He has been a former guitarist as well as co-founder of rock bands “Love and Death,” and “Korn.” Under this band, he has released several popular music albums that have ranked at the top positions in the US Billboard. He has a projected net worth of $12 Million as of February 2021. His major earnings contribute towards playing Ibanez guitars exclusively in various hit music albums.

In 2017, this American rock musician also promoted an ESP Guitars signature model, named the SH-7ET.

From the early ’90s, this band was considered one of the top-selling rock acts of all time. His self-titled debut album has successfully sold more than ten million copies all across the world. His third album, “Follow the Leader,” is regarded among the highly successful albums that have been released to date. It has sold over fourteen million copies.

Moreover, the band made a huge sum of $25 million from sold-out concerts and royalties.

In 2008, the band’s Christian-orientated debut album, “Save Me From Myself,” received appreciation from music critics. This album peaked at No. 3 position on the Christianity charts. In 2011, Welch left “Korn” and formed his band “Love and Death” in 2012. Under his band, he released his debut EP as “Chemicals,” followed by its debut full album named “Between Here & Lost” in the year 2013.

Brian Welch is a renowned guitarist in America who has released several successful music albums under the band “Korn” and later under his band “Love and Death.” For his distinctive music style, he has garnered a huge base of fans and supporters from America.

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