|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Full name:||Imagine Dragons|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
This article contains all you need to know about the popular American band called, Imagine Dragons. This article details the band’s complete profile as well as Imagine Dragons’ net worth.
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Who is Imagine Dragons?
Imagine Dragons is an American pop rock musical group based in Las Vegas, Nevada and consists of four members.
Imagine Dragon is made up of Dan Reynolds who is the band’s lead vocalist, Wayne Sermon, a lead guitarist, Ben Mckee, a bassist and lastly the drummer, Daniel Platzman.
The band first showcased a glimpse of what they had in store for their fans in 2012, when they released the single titled ‘It’s Time’ which left fans asking for more from the band.
Shortly after, they released their award winning debut album which they called ‘Night Visions’ in 2012.
The album contained the hit singles “Radioactive” and “Demons”.
The chart topping single Radioactive, currently holds the record for most week’s charted song on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as topping several other international charts.
Popular U.S magazine, Rolling Stone called the single the “biggest rock hit of the year 2012 and MTV called them “the year’s biggest breakout band.”
In addition to the numerous encomium showered on the band, the popular Billboard named the band as their “Breakthrough Band of 2013” and in 2017, they named them the “Biggest Band of 2017.”
The band has performed at several high profile events both locally and internationally, carving a niche for themselves in the process as one of the finest bands of their generation.
Imagine Dragons’ Members
Imagine Dragon is made of four band members and they include;
Dan Reynolds – Reynolds is the tallest of the group towering at 6 Ft 4 In. The vocalist was born in Nevada, United States in 1987.
Dan was born into a large family of nine children and he attended the University of Nevada and Brigham Young University.
Aside his affiliation with Imagine Dragon, the vocalist is also linked with some other groups like ‘Egyptians,’ X Ambassadors,’ and Night Streets Records.
Dan got married to a singer and songwriter called Aja Volkman and together, the couple has three Children namely, Arrow Eve, Gia James and Coco Rae.
Wayne Sermon – Wayne Sermon was born Daniel Wayne “Wing” Sermoniak on June 15, 1984 in American Fork, Utah, U.S.
Sermon is the band’s lead guitarist standing at the height of 5 Ft 8 In. He enrolled into Berklee College of music where he learnt the art of guitar.
He is married to Alexandra Hall and their union is blessed with two children.
Ben Mckee – Ben Mckee is the band’s bassist who also goes with the alias Soft Hands McKee. He was born Benjamin Arthur McKee on April 7, 1985 in Forestville, California, U.S.
He stands at the height of 5 Ft 7 in, the shortest of the group. Ben attended El Molino High School before advancing to study music at Berklee College of Music.
Daniel Platzman – Daniel is the group’s drummer born on September 28, 1986 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S
He is the third member of Imagine Dragon who studied as the Berklee College of music with focus on film scoring.
Prior to joining the band, Daniel had gained experience from his affiliation with the ‘Urban Outreach.’
Imagine Dragons’ Career
In 2008 Imagine Dragon’s lead vocalist, Dan Reynolds met with Andrew Tolman who is a drummer during their days as students in Brigham Young University.
They thought and about forming a band and they recruited Andrew Beck (guitar), Dave Lemke (Bass), and Aurora Florence (piano) to the effect and called themselves Anagram.
That year, they hit the studios and started to record songs and eventually, the released their first Extended Play titled ‘Speak to Me.’
In 2009, Andrew invited his high school friend Wayne Sermon to join the group and later he recruited his wife to the group be a backup singer.
The group continued to doing music until the group bassist departed the group and Ben Mckee was recruited as a replacement.
With their new formation, the band continued producing music and gradually established a huge fan base in Utah, the city where they had recorded their first EP.
After becoming very popular at Utah, the decided to move to Las Vegas where they released the songs “Imagine Dragons” and “Hell and Silence” in 2010.
In 2011, they entered a recording deal with Interscope Records and they worked with Alex Da Kid to drop the songs “Continued Silence” and “Hear Me” in 2012.
Imagine Dragons’ Albums
Imagine Dragons released their debut album later in 2012 and the album was titled “Night Visions.”
The album was a commercial success, selling over 83,000 copies in the first week as well as ranking #2 on Billboard 200.
Their 2nd studio album titled ‘Evolve’ was released in 2013 and like the first album, ‘Evolve’ also enjoyed commercial success ranking #1 on Billboard Alternative Songs and Billboard Rock Songs.
The album sold over 7 million copies in the United States and was certifies platinum by RIAA.
Their third studio album also had good commercial ratings selling over 5 million copies in the U.S alone.
In 2017, Imagine Dragon released their fourth studio album titled “Smoke and Mirror” and like the preceding albums, the album was a hit.
Before its release, the group dropped the album’s lead singles “Summer”, “I’m So Sorry”, “Gold” and “I Bet My Life” which all received critical acclaim and toppled charts.
The group as released four studio albums as of the time of this publication and Imagine Dragons albums include;
- Night Visions (2012)
- Smoke + Mirrors (2015)
- Evolve (2017)
- Origins (2018)
Imagine Dragons’ Net Worth (2018)
What is Imagine Dragons’ net worth? The group have sold millions of albums over the years and this has increased Imagine Dragons’ net worth immensely.
As of 2012, Imagine Dragons’ net worth is estimated at approximately $20 million.
The richest in the group is Dan Reynolds who is estimated to worth $10 million.
With millions of albums sold over the years, Imagine Dragons can be considered to be among the finest musical group currently.
We are made to believe they still have some more songs and albums to produce in the coming years.