Joan Jett is an American rock musician, composer, producer, and occasional actress who has a net worth of $10 million. She is best known as a frontwoman of the rock music band—Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Besides, she gained enormous popularity after her hit song—Cherry Bomb.
In 2015, Jerry Jett was named the Queen of Rock and Roll. Her mezzo-soprano vocal just amazes music lovers. Since 1975, Jett has released fourteen studio albums so far. Three of these albums earned Gold and Platinum certificates.
What’s more, Joan Jett is a founding member of The Runaways—an all-female teenage American rock band. While singing with The Runaways, Jett released Cherry Bomb that ranked #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In the film industry, Jett is credited with 36 films so far.
Joan Jett has accumulated most of her wealth through record sales. Over four decades of a musical career, Joan Jett has released fourteen studio albums and forty-four singles so far. In 1981 and 1988, Jett earned her career-best earning through record sales.
Here are Joan Jett record sales year and estimated earnings:
|Record Sales Year||Estimated Earning|
|1981 (record sales from I Love Rock ‘n Roll in Canada)||$240k|
|1981 (record sales from I Love ‘n Roll in the US)||$1.5 million|
|1983 (record sales from ‘Album’ in the US)||$750k|
|1988 (record sales from Up Your Alley in the US)||$1.5 million|
|1988 (record sales from Up Your Alley in Canada)||$60k|
Therefore, Joan Jett earned a lot of money from his second studio album—I Love ‘n Roll.
Joan Jett’s other source of income is music tour. As a member of The Runaways and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, she has accumulated a lot through concerts and tours.
Outside music, Joan Jett is an occasional actress. She has appeared in 36 films and series so far. Below is Joan Jett’s notable film appearance and box office earning:
|Film Name||Worldwide Box Office Earning|
|Light of Day||$10 million|
|Repo! The Genetic Opera||$188k|
|Multiple touches of Sarcasm||$30k|
To sum up, here’s Joan Jett’s yearly, monthly, weekly, and daily income or salary:
- Yearly Income: $1.62 million
- Monthly Income: $135k
- Weekly Income: $31k
- Daily Income: $4,429
House & Cars
Sixty-two years old, Joan Jett is currently living in Long Beach, New York. She is living in New York since the 1970s.
Jett owns a Cadillac DTS Luxury sedan. This is a full-size luxury sedan manufactured by Cadillac. This car has a 4.6 L Northstar LD8 V8 engine.
Joan Jett: At a Glance
|Birth Name||Joan Marie Larkin|
|Date of Birth||22 September 1958|
|Birth Place||Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.66 m)|
|Boyfriend||Stephanie Adams (2003), Chuck Zito (2001), Pleasant Gehman (1977)|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Actress|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Joan Marie Larkin was born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, US, on 22 September 1958. Her parents are Dorothy Larkin and James Larkin. Joan Jett is the eldest of her parents’ three children. In 1967, she along with her family moved to Rockville, Maryland.
Talking about education, Joan Jett went to Wheaton High School and Randolph Junior High School. At the age of 13, Jett began learning guitar. However, her family again moved to West Covina—a suburban city in Los Angeles as a result, Joan Jett got the opportunity to learn music properly.
Joan Jett began her musical career becoming a founding member of the American all-female teenage rock band—The Runaways. In 1977, this rock band released their live album—Live in Japan, which was one of the biggest-selling imports in the history of the UK and US.
Jett initially gained popularity releasing the Cherry Bomb song with The Runaways. This song became Billboard Hot 100’s No. 1 pick in 1982. However, she released her debut studio album in 1980 though it failed to gain commercial success.
One year after her first studio album, Joan Jess released “I Love Rock ‘n Roll”. This album was a commercial success that was sold 160k copies in Canada and 1 million copies in the US. Jett earned $1.74 million from this album.
On SoundCloud, Joan Jett has released 270 musical tracks so far. She has 1,684 followers in this largest community of bands, artists, and podcasters.
Besides, Jett appeared in many musical shows and live concerts. Her cover songs were used in many programs and competition shows.
In 1981, Joan Jett first appeared in the live concert film—Urgh! A Music War. Since then, Jett occasionally appeared in numerous films like Light of Day, Boogie Boy, By Hook, or by Crook, Repo! The Genetic Opera, and so on.
Throughout her career, Joan Jett has earned numerous awards. She was listed in the chart of Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest guitarists of all time.
No, Joan Jett is single. She was in a relationship with Pleasant Lisa Curland, Kira Roessler, Pleasant Gehman, Chuck Zito, and Stephanie Adams. She was rumored to have hooked up with Carmen Electra.
The American all-female teenage rock band — ‘The Runaways’ was disbanded. After their final show, Joan Jett revealed what mainly broke up the band. There was a misunderstanding between the group members though they tried to dissolve their problems.
Yes, Lita and Joan are friends. Both Lita Ford and Joan Jeff were in the classic lineup of the all-female rock band The Runaways. They worked on many songs and albums together. However, the rock icon Lita Ford blamed her friend Joan Jett for ruining the Runaways reunion.
The Runaways’ rock icon Lita Ford owns a net worth of $3 million. She is a long-term friend of Joan Jett. She was born in London but grew up in Los Angeles. At the age of eleven, Lita Ford began playing guitar.