About Duff Mckagan
It has been reported that the total size of Duff McKagan net worth is as high as 20 million dollars, as of right now. His net worth makes him one of the richest musicians in the industry, too. In addition to his career as a musician, he is also known as a writer. As a musician, he became mostly known because of his involvement into the band called “Guns N’ Roses”, where he served as a bass player. Thus, the group became very popular all around the world and it also added up to his fame and the overall sum of Duff McKagan net worth. Another band in which he played was called “Jane’s Addiction”. Currently, he is playing in two more bands, called “Loaded” and “Velvet Revolver”. These two bands are also considered as the main sources of Duff McKagan net worth.
Duff McKagan was born in Seattle, Washington in 1964. Duff McKagan is still mostly known as a former member of the band called “Guns N’ Roses” and in this band he stayed for 12 years. In 1997 he left the band, although it made him very popular and rich. Other bands in which he played after his departure from “Guns N’ Roses” include “Jane’s Addiction”, “Velvet Revolver” and “Walking Papers”. Thus, playing in these bands has also increased the total size of Duff McKagan net worth. In 2012, Duff McKagan’s name was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the band “Guns N’ Roses”.
In addition to his career in music, Duff McKagan is also known as a writer. As such, he has written many columns for various websites, including ESPN.com, Playboy.com and SeattleWeekly.com.
When he was a child, Duff McKagan got interested into music and was taught by his brother Bruce how to play the bass guitar. Before he became such a known musician, Duff McKagan played in more than 30 groups in Seattle. In 1983 Duff McKagan decided to move to Los Angeles. The first job he got there was not related to music as he worked in a restaurant as a waiter. When he read in a local newspaper that some band is looking for a bass guitar player, he decided to try it. The band was known as “Road Crew” and he stayed in it for quite some time. In 1985 he joined the well known band “Guns N’ Roses”, which made him an international success.