How Did The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Acquire His Insane Fortune? See Corgan’s Net Worth In 2021
The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been considered as one of the greatest lead singers of all time. Corgan reached great popularity as the founding member and frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins. Also, his solo career, his supergroup, and being the owner of the National Wrestling Alliance contributed a lot to his insane fortune.
Corgan began his musical career in Deep Blue Dream in 1987 but he left the band to found The Smashing Pumpkins with James Iha as the guitarist of the band in 1988. The band’s original line-up was completed after D’arcy Wretzky as the bassist and Jimmy Chamberlin as the drummer had joined them. The Smashing Pumpkins released its debut studio album ‘Gish’ on May 28, 1991.
Billy Corgan Net Worth $60 Million
Billy Corgan is currently the richest member of The Smashing Pumpkins with his net worth of $60 million. Even though the band had been through several line-up changes, the debut album’s commercial success and popularity continued with ‘Siamese Dream,’ ‘Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness,’ ‘Adore,’ ‘Machina/The Machines of God,’ ‘Machina II/The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music.’ The Smashing Pumpkins disbanded in 2000 until their reunion in 2005.
Corgan founded a supergroup named Zwan after The Smashing Pumpkins had disbanded. Zwan released their debut studio album ‘Mary Star of the Sea’ and it disbanded in the same year. Then, Corgan focused on his solo career and released four solo albums, ‘TheFutureEmbrace,’ ‘Aegea,’ ‘Ogilala,’ ‘Cotillions.’
Billy Corgan has a great interest in professional wrestling apart from his professional musical career. He founded Resistance Pro Wrestling which is a wrestling promotion in 2011. Then, he became the president of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and quitted in 2016, and became the owner of the National Wrestling Alliance. As it can be understood from his successful musical and business projects, Billy Corgan’s $60 million net worth is not a coincidence.