Rob Zombie is a renowned American singer, songwriter, record producer, filmmaker, and actor. He is best known for his horror, sci-fi-themed music, movies, and spectacular live shows. He has sold over 15 million albums worldwide and directed several successful films. This article will explore Rob Zombie’s net worth, wiki, biography, age, height, and career.
Rob Zombie Net Worth
Rob Zombie has a net worth of $50 million as of 2021. Most of his wealth comes from his music and film career, as well as his merchandise and touring. He also owns a record label, Zombie-A-Go-Go Records, and a comic book company, Spookshow International.
Rob Zombie was born Robert Bartleh Cummings on January 12, 1965, in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He is the oldest son of Louise and Robert Cummings and has a younger brother, Michael David (aka Spider One), who is the lead singer of Powerman 5000. He grew up loving horror movies, which greatly influenced his artistic style.
He attended the University of Denver and graduated in 1988 with a degree in graphic design. He then moved to New York City to pursue a career in music and art. At a concert, he met his future wife, Sheri Moon Zombie, in 1989. They married in 2002 and have no children.
Rob Zombie started his musical career as a founding member and the frontman of the heavy metal band White Zombie in 1985. The band released four studio albums: Soul-Crusher (1987), Make Them Die Slowly (1989), La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Volume One (1992), and Astro-Creep: 2000 (1995). The band achieved mainstream success with their third and fourth albums, which sold over two million copies each in the U.S. The band broke up in 1998 after creative differences.
Rob Zombie launched his solo career in 1996 with the song “Hands of Death (Burn Baby Burn),” which he wrote and performed with Alice Cooper. The song was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance. His debut solo album, Hellbilly Deluxe: 13 Tales of Cadaverous Cavorting Inside the Spookshow International, was released in 1998 and sold over three million copies worldwide. The album spawned three singles: “Dragula,” “Living Dead Girl,” and “Superbeast.”
Rob Zombie also ventured into filmmaking in 2000 with his directorial debut, House of 1000 Corpses. The film was a homage to classic horror films such as The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) and The Hills Have Eyes (1977). The film was delayed until 2003 due to distribution issues and received mixed reviews from critics. However, it gained a cult following among horror fans and grossed over $16 million at the box office.
His second solo album, The Sinister Urge, was released in 2001 and became his second platinum album in the U.S. The album featured guest appearances from Ozzy Osbourne, Kerry King, Tommy Lee, and Phil Anselmo. The album produced two singles: “Never Gonna Stop (The Red Red Groovy)” and “Feel So Numb”.
Rob Zombie directed the sequel to House of 1000 Corpses in 2005, titled The Devil’s Rejects. The film was more realistic and violent than its predecessor and received better reviews from critics. The film starred Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie, William Forsythe, Ken Foree, Matthew McGrory, Leslie Easterbrook, Priscilla Barnes, Geoffrey Lewis, Danny Trejo, Diamond Dallas Page, Brian Posehn, E.G. Daily, Tom Towles, Michael Berryman, P.J. Soles, Ginger Lynn Allen, and Mary Woronov. The film grossed over $17 million at the box office.
His third solo album, Educated Horses, was released in 2006 and departed from his previous style. The album was more experimental and melodic than his previous albums and featured contributions from John 5, Tommy Clufetos, and Josh Freese. The album debuted at no. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart but sold less than his previous albums. The album spawned two singles: “Foxy Foxy” and “American Witch”.
Rob Zombie decided to focus on his filmmaking career and directed a remake of the classic 1978 horror film Halloween in 2007. The film starred Malcolm McDowell, Sheri Moon Zombie, Scout Taylor-Compton, Danielle Harris, Brad Dourif, Tyler Mane, Daeg Faerch, Kristina Klebe, Hanna Hall, Dee Wallace, Pat Skipper, Daryl Sabara, Skyler Gisondo, Danny Trejo, Clint Howard, Udo Kier, Sybil Danning, William Forsythe, Richard Lynch, and Ken Foree. The film was a commercial success and became his highest-grossing film with over $80 million worldwide. However, the film received mostly negative reviews from critics and fans of the original film.
He released his first live album, Zombie Live, in 2007 and his first most excellent hits album, Past, Present & Future, in 2009. He also directed the animated film The Haunted World of El Superbeasto in 2009, based on his comic book series. The film featured the voices of Tom Papa, Sheri Moon Zombie, Paul Giamatti, Rosario Dawson, Brian Posehn, Danny Trejo, and Dee Wallace. Critics gave the direct-to-DVD release of the movie a mixed bag of reviews.
He directed the sequel to Halloween in 2009, titled Halloween II. The film starred Malcolm McDowell, Sheri Moon Zombie, Scout Taylor-Compton, Brad Dourif, Tyler Mane, Danielle Harris, Brea Grant, Margot Kidder, Daniel Roebuck, Howard Hesseman, Mark Boone Junior, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Richard Brake, Dayton Callie, Richard Riehle, Sylvia Jefferies, Duane Whitaker, Bill Fagerbakke, Caroline Williams, Weird Al Yankovic, and Chris Hardwick. The film was a box office disappointment and received even worse reviews than its predecessor.
He returned to music with his fourth solo album, Hellbilly Deluxe 2: Noble Jackals, Penny Dreadfuls and the Systematic Dehumanization of Cool, in 2010. The album was a sequel to his debut album and featured John 5, Piggy D., and Joey Jordison. The album debuted at no. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart but sold less than his previous albums. The album spawned three singles: “What?”, “Sick Bubblegum,” and “Mars Needs Women.”
He directed the horror anthology film The Lords of Salem in 2012. The film starred Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davison, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Judy Geeson, Meg Foster, Patricia Quinn, Ken Foree, Dee Wallace, Maria Conchita Alonso, Michael Berryman, Sid Haig, Barbara Crampton, Lisa Marie, Christopher Knight, and Udo Kier. The film received mixed reviews from critics and was a box office flop.
He released a remix album in 2012 titled Mondo Sex Head. The album featured remixes of his songs by various artists, such as Jonathan Davis of Korn and KoRn,
The Bloody Beetroots,
Big Black Delta,
Chino Moreno of Deftones and Deftones,
and ††† (Crosses).
He released his fifth solo album in 2013, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor. The album featured John 5,
Piggy D., and Ginger Fish. The album debuted at no. Seven on the Billboard 200 chart and sold more than his previous albums. The album spawned two singles: “Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown” and “We’re an American Band.”
He directed the horror film 31 in 2016. The film starred Sheri Moon Zombie,
Jeff Daniel Phillips,
Michael’ Red Bone’ Alcott,
Ginger Lynn Allen,
and Sandra Rosko. Critics gave the movie poor reviews, and it bombed the box office.
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