Jonathan Davis is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who has a net worth of $49 million. He is the lead singer of the nu-metal musical band—Korn. Davis started his musical career in 1987. In 2021, Jonathan Davis became the “People With Money’s” No. 1 highest-paid singer.
As the frontman of Korn, Jonathan Davis has released thirteen studio albums so far. The band’s self-named debut studio album was released in 1994.
In 2018, Davis released his first solo studio album—Black Labyrinth. Outside Korn, Jonathan Davis has released six singles and a promotional single—Justice.
Jonathan Davis has accumulated most of his wealth through record sales. As a lead singer of Korn, Davis is credited with thirteen studio albums. Throughout his career, Jonathan Davis has sold over 40 million albums worldwide.
Most of Jonathan Davis’s songs ranked on the Billboard 200 list. However, below is Jonathan Davis’s albums, record selling year, and estimated earnings:
|Record Sales Year & Album||Estimated Earning|
|1994—album: Korn||$3.255 million|
|1996—album: Life Is Peachy||$3.315 million|
|1998—album: Follow the Leader||$7.815 million|
|1999—album: Issues||$4.5 million|
|2002—album: Untouchables||$1.5 million|
|2003—album: Take a Look in the Mirror||$1.5 million|
|2005—album: See You on the Other Side||$1.5 million|
Hence, Jonathan Davis has grossed $23.385 million through record sales. Besides, he earns through musical tours, live albums, film soundtracks, and endorsements.
In short, here’s Jonathan Davis’s yearly, monthly, weekly, daily, and hourly income or salary highlights:
- Yearly Income: $8.17 million
- Monthly Income: $680k
- Weekly Income: $157k
- Daily Income: $22,374
- Hourly Income: $932
Jonathan Davis: At a Glance
|Full Name||Jonathan Howsmon Davis|
|Date of Birth||18 January 1971|
|Birth Place||Bakersfield, California, United States|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.86 m)|
|Spouse||Devan Davis (m. 2004-2018); Renee Perez (m. 1998-2000)|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Musician|
|Net Worth||$49 million|
Jonathan Davis is the son of Ricky Duane and Marie Chavez. He was born on 18 January 1971, in Bakersfield, California. His birth name is Jonathan Howsmon Davis.
Davis is of Scottish, German, and English descent. His father worked for Frank Zappa and Buck Owens as a Keyboardist. Davis’s mother was a dancer and professional actress.
Talking about education, Jonathan Davis attended Highland High School. He graduated from this school in 1989. Later, he enrolled his name at San Francisco College. But, he was dropped just after two-semester.
Jonathan Davis started his musical career forming a band—Buck Naked. He released two songs with this band though he didn’t gain commercial success with Buck Naked.
Later, Davis joined Sexart–an American metal band. In 1993, Jonathan Davis formed the nu-metal band—Korn with Chris Nix, Brian Allen, Ray Luzier, Sven Martin, and Emilio China.
With Korn, Davis first released his solo single—What It Is. Afterward, he released the band’s debut studio album—Korn. Over 2 million copies of this album were sold in the US. Jonathan Davis earned $3 million selling Korn.
In 2007 and 2011, Jonathan Davis and the SFA released their live albums—Alone I Play and Live at the Union Chapel. What’s more, Davis worked as a featured artist in many popular albums.
Talking about Jonathan Davis’s career achievements, fifteen albums of Jonathan Davis got a platinum certificate from RIAA. Besides, a lot of songs of Jonathan Davis were listed on the Billboard 200 chart.
In 1999 and 2002, Jonathan Davis won the 42nd and 45th Annual Grammy Awards for his song Freak On A Leash and Here To Say. He has also won 8 nominations for this prestigious award.
Sadness came upon Jonathan Davis while he was making ‘The Nothing’. Korn’s lead vocalist Jonathan Davis lost his wife and mother in 2018. His wife Deven Davis died of an accidental drug overdose on 17 August 2018. In that year, his mother also passed away.
Korn guitarist James Shaffer and Brian Welch use the Ibanez K7 series of seven-string guitars. This Ibanez K7 is a signature series. The prices for Ibanez guitars are between $250 and $2500.
Jonathan Davis has three children. They are Pirate Howsmon Davis, Nathan Howsmon Davis, and Zeppelin Howsmon Davis. Jonathan Davis’s current marital status is divorced. His first wife, Deven Davis, died on 17 August 2018.