Brian Francis Johnson is an English singer and songwriter. He was born on 5 October 1947 in Dunston, County Durham, UK. He was one of the founded members of the English glam rock band Geordie. After a few hit tracks, including “All Because of You,” which reached the UK Top 10 in 1973, the band disbanded in 1978.
After the death of Bon Scott, he became the third leading singer of the Australian rock band AC/DC in 1980. In 2003, all members of the band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He released his first album with AC/DC, Back in Black, which became the second-best-selling album of all time. The Guardian newspaper ranked the successful transition to Johnson at #36 on their list of 50 key events in rock music history.
Further, he is best known for his distinctive singing and strong Geordie accent. In 2014, he received a degree of Doctor of Music from Northumbria University in the city of Newcastle in appreciation of his significant contribution to the music industry. Apart from music, he has also ventured into a television career, having various roles in films, series, realities, and documentaries.
Quick Facts About Brian Johnson
Full Name: Brian Francis Johnson
Age(in2021): 73 Years
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter.
Years Active: 1970-present
Height: 5′ 5″ (1.65 m)
Weight: 75 kg; In pounds: 165 lbs.
Brian Johnson Net Worth and Source of Wealth
The British singer has a net worth of $90 Million. He was able to gather wealth from the promotions and sales of the commercial albums and singles, the best-selling tours, and documentaries of the Australian band. All studio albums he released for both Geordie and AC/DC sold over millions of copies. In the 1960s, he met the other members of the group Geordie, which was officially founded in February 1972.
Brian Johnson played a great role in the production of their first four critically acclaimed studio albums with the glam rock group. He released his debut project titled “Hope You Like It” in 1973. The group lasted less than a decade, so Johnson was able to accumulate almost $30,000. The first album that he took part in with AC/DC is “Back in Black” from July 1980 that as of now, has more than 50 million worldwide sales.