Is Dan Reynolds The Richest Member Of Imagine Dragons? Here’s 2021 Net Worths Of All Members
The most followed group on Spotify in history, Imagine Dragons has gained mainstream success since the beginning of their career, particularly when they released their award-winning debut album ‘Night Visions.’ Even though the band hasn’t released any new music for a while now, they still managed to remain popular with their previous records that their fans enjoy listening to repeatedly.
The American pop-rock band has been actively producing hit songs since its formation in 2008. The band consisted of the lead singer Dan Reynolds, lead guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman. Their first studio album, ‘Night Vision,’ which was released in 2012, involved top-charting singles like ‘Demons‘ and ‘Radioactive.’ Most recently, Imagine Dragons released their fourth studio album named ‘Origins‘ on November 9, 2018.
Imagine Dragons has won one Grammy Award, three American Music Awards, and nine Billboard Music Awards. According to the latest social media appearances of the band’s frontman Dan Reynolds, the band has been working on a new album. Considering their short period of break from the industry, it might be interesting to see how it affected the band members’ net worths as of 2021.
Dan Reynolds Net Worth $40 Million
The only remaining original member and the frontman of Imagine Dragons, Dan Reynolds has been known for his exceptional voice and songwriting skills. Also famous for being the spokesperson of various communities, including LGBTQ+, Reynolds has a net worth of $40 million.
The talented lead singer has a lovely family which he started with his wife and the frontwoman of the Indie Rock band Nico Vega, Aja Volkman, and the couple has four children. Dan and Aja have been known for their support for important social causes via their social media accounts.
Sharing the title of the richest member of Imagine Dragons with his bandmate Wayne Sermon, Reynolds’s net worth of $40 million also includes his investments in real estate. Most recently, in 2020, Dan bought a house in Malibu for $11.3 million after selling his 8,400 square-foot home in Las Vegas for $3.5 million.
Wayne Sermon Net Worth $40 Million
Imagine Dragons’ lead guitarist Wayne Sermon’s life changed when he first met his current bandmate, Dan Reynolds while he was performing at a club in Utah. Considering the fact that Wayne has contributed to many of the band’s popular songs since then, it’s not surprising that he has a net worth of $40 million, equal to Reynolds’.
When he first met with Dan Reynolds back in 2008 in Utah, Sermon talked to him about his musical interests. Soon later, Dan invited to move to Las Vegas and join his band. As an excellent cello and guitar player, Sermon fit in Reynolds’ band right away. Wayne even invited his other friends, Ben McKee and Daniel Platzman, to join them which completed Imagine Dragons’ current lineup.
Even though he has been suffering from insomnia, Sermon has found a way to turn his struggle into a useful thing for his music career by recording hit songs in the middle of the night. Similar to his bandmate and close friend, Wayne has also invested in real estate in 2020 by purchasing a 6-acre property in California for $5.8 million.
Ben McKee Net Worth Between $2.5 Million
The bassist of Imagine Dragons, Ben McKee was initially invited by Wayne Sermon to join the band soon after he met Dan Reynolds. Accepting the offer of his college friend might change the direction of his career, yet he still accumulates a modest fortune with his net worth of $2.5 million.
Starting his music career by playing acoustic guitar and violin, McKee later grew an interest in bass guitar. He was asked to join Imagine Dragons by his friend from Berklee College of Music, Wayne Sermon, in 2009. He had to drop out his final semester to join the band and he invited his friend Daniel Platzman to join them as well.
Daniel Platzman Net Worth $7 Million
The talented drummer of Imagine Dragons, Daniel Platzman has become the third member of the band to attend Berkeley College of Music when he accepted the offer of his friend Ben McKee to join them. Even though he was the last member to join Imagine Dragon, he managed to be the third richest member with a net worth of $7 million.
Majored in film scoring, Platzman composed the original score of award-winning investigative documentary series on Al Jazeera English titled, ‘Africa Investigates.’ Prior to his performances with Imagine Dragons, Daniel actually earned experiences by playing with Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra and the Berklee Rainbow Big Band.