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Robert Plant Introduction
Robert Anthony Plant is an English Vocalist, Songwriter, lyricist, and musician.
Robert Plant is the infamous lead singer and Frontman of the 1960s English Pop band “Led Zeppelin”.
Robert Plant is also the recipient of the Prestigious “Commander of the British Empire” in 2009 by Queen Elizabeth II for his exceptional contributions to the Music Industry.
Robert Plant Net Worth & Salary
Robert Plant’s net worth is $200 million.
From the late 1960s to the early 80s, Robert Plant was the most loved member of Led Zeppelin. Their Albums, tours, and singles showcased the talent and the power that the group beholds. In a really short time, the band became one of the wealthiest.
After the dissolution of the band, his music career has also been exceptionally incredible.
Robert Plant Age, Early Life & Biography
Robert Plant is 74 years old. He was born on the 20th of August 1948 in West Bromwich, United Kingdom.
He was born to Annie Celia Plant and Robert C. Plant. He spent his childhood in Worcestershire.
Robert was greatly influenced by Elvis Presley. His love and fondness for music began when he listened to Elvis Presley’s music, he stated wanted to be “The English Version of Elvis Presley”.
He was enrolled in King Edward VI Grammar school for boys but dropped out to pursue music.
|Name:||Robert Anthony Plant|
|Birth Date:||20 August 1948|
|Birth Place:||West Bromwich, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Maureen Wilson|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||4|
|Profession:||Singer and Songwriter|
|Current Net Worth:||$200 million|
|Content Last Updated:||November 2022|
Robert Plant Personal Life
Robert Plant got married to Maureen Wilson in the year 1968. The couple has a daughter and two sons together. Their son Karac Pendragon died when he was only 5 years old.
Robert and Maureen separated in 1983. Though the reason for their separation is not out to the public, rumors of Robert’s Infidelity were speculated to be the reason.
In 1991, Robert welcomed another son with Maureen Wilson’s Sister, Shirley Wilson.
Robert Plant Career
Robert Plant’s fascination and love towards music can be seen when he was only a lad.
In 1968 Robert Plant joined the band “Led Zeppelin” formerly known as “New Yardbirds”. This band comprised Robert Plant, John Bonham, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones.
The Band was active from 1968-1980. The members unanimously decided to dissolve the band after the death of John Bonham, Drummer of “Led Zeppelin”.
Robert Plant is not only a beautiful singer but is also a Brilliant Songwriter. He is known for his philosophical, mystical, spiritual, and whimsical style of lyrics. Songs like “Immigrant song”, “No Quarter”, and “The Battle of Evermore”, etc are some examples.
It is safe to say that Robert Plant was obsessed with Welsh History. He grew up in the Welsh Neighbour, the history, the people, the stories, and the culture influenced him to such an extent that he named his song after a famous Welsh warrior.
His love for Welsh History is also reflected in his songwriting. “Bron-Y-Aur Stomp”, “That’s the Way”, and “Stairway to Heaven”, etc are some of the songs which reflect the love and fascination he has for this land.
Apart from these, Robert Plant is also known for his wit, Humor, fun-loving side, and Changing the pre-existing lyrics during live performances.
Led Zeppelin became an Overnight sensation. Even though it consisted of 4 members, Robert Plant became the most loved one. He enjoyed immense fame and success during the Led Zeppelin era. The Charisma that he reflected, people nicknamed him as “God of Rock and Roll” and “Rock God”.
After the dissolution of Led Zeppelin, he changed his profession to a teacher for a brief period.
His solo music career kick-started when he released the album “Pictures at eleven” in 1983. He released his second album in the following year too.
During the 1980s and 90s, he co-wrote albums with Phil Johnstone titled “Now and Zen”, “Manic Nirvana”, and “Fate of Nations”.
Robert also often Collaborated with his old bandmate Jimmy Page. Their album “No Quarter: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Unledded” became an immense success.
From 1999 to 2000, he joined the band “Priory of Brion” which had other members like Kevyn Gammons, Andy Edwards, Paul Timothy, and Paul Wetton.
In the 2000s he began Touring and continued making music. He released some of his solo albums, some Collaborations and Robert also formed his new band in 2002 “Strange Sensation”. He was touring with “Strange Sensation” from 2004-2008.
In 2010, Robert Plant went on a Summer tour with “Band of Joy”. They toured the US and Europe.
Robert Plant became a member of “Sensation Space Shifters” from 2012-2018. The Band of 10 members toured in England. They released their first album in 2013 and toured with that album in the United Kingdom.
Recently, Robert Plant is known for his collaborations with Alison Krauss. People all over are waiting for Led Zeppelin’s reunion which is slated to be released soon.
Robert Plant Awards & Achievements
The Band Led Zeppelin has received a total of 21 awards.
Robert Plant solely won 6 Grammy awards, 2 NME awards, a Kennedy Center Honors, and a CMA.
Led Zeppelin was Inducted into Rock n Roll fame in 1995.
Rolling Stone mentioned Robert as “The Greatest Frontman” and ranked him as one of the Greatest singers of all time in 2008 and 11 respectively.
Robert Plant Major Investments and Assets
Robert Plant owns real estate and property in the United Kingdom. He also owns luxurious cars like BMW and Audi.
Robert Plant has also invested in UK-based companies. It was reported that The revenue he receives from those companies stands at a total of $50 million.
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