Slipknot Members Net Worth

Formed in 1995, the heavy metal band Slipknot is now almost 3 decades old. The band consisted of members such as Joey Jordison, Shawn “Clone” Crahan, and Paul Gray.

The band made their first debut in 1999 with the title “Slipknot” and released their last album “We Are Not Your Kind” in 2019. Together the band has released 6 studio albums, 5 video albums, 27 music videos, 26 singles, and 2 live albums.

There’s no doubt about the band’s success. Since they made their debut, they have dominated the heavy metal and been very successful. With all such success, they must have a hefty net worth, right? Let’s take a look.

How much is Slipknot’s net worth?

Their aggressive music style and chaotic performances make Slipknot ironic. Their ironic performance helped them to gain fame on the mainstream of music and they even influenced other artists such as Black Sabbath, Kiss, Slayer, Decide, Anthrax, Deicide, and many others.

When it comes to their accomplishments, Slipknot has also won a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for “Before I Forget” in 2006. In 2009 they received Fuse Awards for “Dead Memories” in the Best Video category.

Slipknot has also sold over 35 million records all around the globe. With so much success, the band’s net worth is currently estimated to be $25 million.

Shawn “Clown” Crahan Net Worth: $20 Million

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Shawn Crahan, also known by the name “Clown” is the co-founder of Slipknot. He is the oldest member of the band and Shawn was involved with the project of the band more compared to other members.

Shawn formed the band “The Pale Ones” in 1993 which later was changed into “Slipknot.” Thus, that’s how Slipkno was born. Crahan was there since the band made their debut in 1999 to their last album release in 2019.

Clown was also involved in his personal side projects bands named, Dirty Little Rabbits and To My Surprise. If we take a peek at Shawn Crahan’s net worth today, it’s estimated to be around $10 million.

Mick Thompson Net Worth: $20

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Mick Thompson, who is also famously known as #7 was always fond of death metal bands. he began his career as a guitarist by playing for several local bands until he eventually joined Slipknot in 1996.

Mick replaced the band’s former guitarist, Craig Jones, and quickly started to blend in with the band. Thomsons’s first album with the band was their debut album “Slipknot.”

During an interview with Revolver, he told about the experience when the band recorded their album, “It was a nightmarish hell to do that fucking record”, he said.

Mick was the third member of the band who stayed for the longest. Thompson was known for staying on a low profile outside the band. After the band was disbanded, he worked with Necrophagia and Malevolent Creation.

Being a guitarist of the band Spliknot itself is a great success. Mick Thomson’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.

Craig Jones Net Worth: $15 million

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Also known by the name 133, Craig Alab Jones was a former keyboardist and sampler of the band. Craig joined Slipknot in 1996 and took the place of Donnie Steele, the original guitarist of the band.

Although Craig was intended to be the guitarist for the band, he was given the role of sampler since he was known for being an electronics and computer genius.

When you’re in a metal band, the sound effects will always be a problem and that’s when Craig Jones came with the clutch, and shortly after Mick Thomson took his place as the guitarist.

Jones loved his part in the band, “he liked doing that anyway, coming up with all these noises and sounds”, said Jordison. Even BBC Music explained the role of Jones as, “provid[ing] samples, speeches and noises as a kind of audio garnish in the band’s dark maelstrom”

In September 2004 Craig announced a short break from the band because of a medical emergency. Jones was a great talent of the band and he was the second longest-serving member of Slipknot. His net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

Jim Root Net Worth: $12 Million

Jim Root Was Too Depressed to Contribute Much to New Slipknot Album |  Revolver

Known as #4, James Donald Root was the guitarist (one of two) of Slipknot. As a replacement for the original guitarist Josh Brainard, Jim Root joined the band in January 1999.

Joey Jordison, Shawn Crahan, and producer Ross Robinson reached out to Jim Root to fill the boots of Braniard which he initially rejected. After a friend had spoken with him about the decision, he reconsidered his answer and called Crahan back if the seat was still open for him.

Throughout his career with the band, Root released six studio albums and outside the band, he also released several albums with Stone Stour which he left in 2014, May 17. When a fan asked why he was leaving, he said, “Not my decision. Not happy about it.” 

Jim Root had a great run with Slipknot and his estimated net worth is $12 million.

Corey Taylor Net Worth: $15 Million

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The #8 of the band, Corey Taylor was the lead singer of the heavy metal band Slipknot. Taylor is also a founding member of the rock band Stone Sour which he left and joined Slipknot after Taylor reached out to him.

Corey Taylor has been with the band ever since then, being the permanent lead vocalist of Slipknot. Despite being the lead singer of Stone Sour and Slipknot, Corey Taylor has also been featured by many other musical artists.

Taylor also released his debut solo album “CMFT” on October 2, 2020, where he featured 14 songs. That album was placed at No. 44 on the US Billboard 200, No.8 on ARIA, and No. 6 on the US Top Rock Albums of Billboard. 

The net worth of Coret Taylro is estimated to be about $15 million.

Paul Gray Net Worth: 8 Million

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Paul Dedrick Gray, also known by the name The Pig, was the bassist and the founding member of Slipknot. Paul contributed to 4 studio albums for the band.

Gray has also performed with other renowned artists outside of Slipknot, he was featured with Anal Blast, Body Pit, Vexx, Inveigh Catharsis, and The Have Nots.

Unfortunately, Paul Gray was announced dead on May 24, 2010. He was found dead in his hotel room and according to the reports a hypodermic needle was found across his bed, including pills that were dispersed across the room.

On 2010, June 21 autopsy results showed that gRey died due to overdose of fentanyl and morphine. Additionally, it also declared that Gray had traces of Xanax in his body.

This was a great loss to the band, Shawn Crahan also paid tribute to him saying, “He was kind of the person in the band that really wanted everybody in the band to always get along and just concentrate on the band. He was a really great friend and just a great person. He’s going to be sadly missed, and the world is going to be a different place without him.” 

During his death, his net worth was estimated at $8 million.

Joey Jordison Net Worth: $6 Million

Joey Jordison of Slipknot has passed away, age 46 : r/drums

Joey Jordison, also known as #1, was Slipknot’s original member. Paul Gray approached Jordison to join his band Pale Ones in September 1995.

Jordison attended several rehearsals and wanted to be a part of it. “I remember trying so hard not to smile, so I didn’t look like I wanted to join, I remained poker-faced, but I thought they ruled,” he said.

He was a great drummer of the band but unfortunately, Joey Jordison was announced dead by his family on July 26, 2021, at the age of 46. Jordison died in his sleep. During the time of his death, his net worth was estimated to be $6 Million.

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