About Billy Corgan
It has been estimated that the overall sum of Billy Corgan net worth reaches 50 million dollars, according to current calculations. Billy Corgan has become famous because of his career in music, where he is known not only as a singer, but also as a writer, lyricist, producer and also a poet. In the end of the 1980s, his career in music intensified when he co-founded a group called “Smashing Pumpkins”. The band became a huge success and it was touring a lot. However, rising tensions between the band members and drug use made the band to go its separate ways. Nevertheless, it made Billy Corgan famous and also added up to the overall estimate of Billy Corgan net worth. However, today, the band is known as still touring but Billy Corgan is the only original member in the band.
The musician was born in Illinois in 1967. His full birth name is William Patrick Corgan, Jr. Billy Corgan is regarded as one of the most influential people in the alternative rock scene. Billy Corgan was also the one who led the band “Smashing Pumpkins” to be so famous and led it to its first big major contract in three years after its forming in 1988.
Up to this day, “Smashing Pumpkins” has released nine studio albums. In addition to that, more than 30 million copies of the records have been sold internationally and such sales have also added up a lot to the total size of Billy Corgan net worth.
The band has also been awarded with numerous accolades and recognition. Examples of awards which it has won include MTV awards as well as Grammy awards. The band has also been working with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Although the band members have changed since its beginning in 1988, Billy Corgan managed to maintain the success of the band and recruited new members each time a person has left. Thus, his devotion to the band has made him well known and also increased the overall size of Billy Corgan net worth. One of the latest works of the band has been their album released in 2012 called “Oceania”. In the 1990s, the records of the band would usually land in the top positions in charts. Thus, in that time also a bigger part of Billy Corgan net worth was accumulated and it also made Billy Corgan’s name known all around the world.