How Did Leaving Slipknot Affect Joey Jordison’s Wealth? See Jordison’s Net Worth In 2021
Former Slipknot co-founder and drummer, Joey Jordison, has been regarded as one of the most successful and talented drummers of both thrash and heavy metal bands for more than 20 years. Jordison gained popularity and most of his wealth as the drummer of Slipknot even though he had been both drummer and founder of the various other bands.
Joey Jordison began his musical career when he founded Modifidious which can be regarded as a total speed-metal thrash band. It released two demos ‘Visceral’ and ‘Mud Fuchia.’ Modifidious disbanded in 1995 and Jordison joined a local band named The Rejects while he was also playing in Anal Blast. However, Jordison’s professional musical career started when he became the co-founder of Slipknot.
Joey Jordison Net Worth $5 Million
Slipknot was formed in 1995 by Shawn Crahan as the percussionist, Joey Jordison as the drummer, and Paul Gray as the bassist. Jordison was the drummer of the band for 18 years until his departure. In 2013, Slipknot revealed that Jordison left the band due to his personal reasons but Jordison emphasized that he never wanted to leave by saying that he was fired from the band.
After a few years later, he unveiled that he was diagnosed with transverse myelitis and his disease became the real reason behind his departure from Slipknot. He continued to be part of music by involving in new and various projects such as Scar the Martyr, Vimic, with many more. He is currently the drummer of the multinational death metal supergroup named Sinsaenum.
Sinsaenum released two studio albums entitled ‘Echoes of the Tortured’ and ‘Repulsion for Humanity,’ however neither his current band nor his other previous projects were able to reach the popularity and commercial success of Slipknot. Even though Joey Jordison is one of the richest drummers with having a net worth of $5 million, it will remain as mystery that whether he could have gained more by still being a member of Slipknot.