The Edge Net Worth

Net Worth: $240 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Barking, Essex, England
  • Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Morleigh Steinberg)
  • Full Name David Howell Evans
  • Nationality English
  • Date of Birth August 8, 1961
  • Ethnicity Welsh
  • Occupation Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
  • Education Mount Temple Comprehensive School
  • Children 5 (Hollie, Arran, Blue Angel, Sian, Levi)
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About The Edge

The Edge has an estimated net worth of net worth of $240 million. He was born as David Howell Evans on August 8, 1961 at England, United Kingdom to a Welsh family. His parents are Gwenda and Garvin Evans. His father Garvin used to work at local electricity board as an engineer; later he joined Plessey’s Company. Edge has a younger sister whose name is Gillian and an elder brother whose name is Richard.

Edge is famous for his involvement in the Irish rock band U2 which was formed in 1976. He is the guitarist, backing vocalist, and keyboardist for the rock band. Edge is known for his style of guitar playing as the sound is known to be distinctive in its ambient, chiming sound, providing a signature sound for the band in its music. Members of the band consist of  Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen, Jr. (drums and percussion).

He formed his band U2 along with his fellow students from Mount Temple Comprehensive School. Edge studied at St. Andrew’s National School and later, he received lessons for guitar and piano.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of The Edge's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2014 N/A
Record Sales 2014

Estimated earnings from the album Songs of Innocence with the Irish rock band U2 (certified gold by IFPI-AUT and silver by BPI)

$250,000
Earnings 2009 N/A
Record Sales 2009

Estimated earnings from the album No Line on the Horizon with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 4x platinum by IRMA, 2x platinum by Music Canada, platinum by RIAA, ARIA, BPI, BVMI, IFPI-SWI and RMNZ)

$5,000,000
Earnings 2006 N/A
Record Sales 2006

Estimated earnings from the compilation album U218 Singles with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 6x platinum by IRMA, 4x platinum by ARIA and RMNZ, 3x platinum by BPI, and platinum by Music Canada and IFPI-SWI)

$4,300,000
Earnings 2004 N/A
Record Sales 2004

Estimated earnings from the album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 10x platinum by IRMA, 5x platinum by Music Canada, 4x platinum by ARIA and BPI, 3x platinum by RIAA and RMNZ, and platinum bySNEP and IFPI-AUT)

$9,000,000
Earnings 2000 N/A
Record Sales 2000

Estimated earnings from the album All That You Can't Leave Behind with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 5x platinum by Music Canada, 4x platinum by RIAA and RIAA, 3x platinum by BPI, 2x platinum by IRMA and IFPI-SWI, and platinum by IFPI-AUT)

$12,000,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Best of 1980–1990 with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 9x platinum by RMNZ, 8x platinum by ARIA, 6x platinum by Music Canada, 5x platinum by BPI, 4x platinum by RIAA, 3x platinum by IFPI-SWI, 2x platinum by IFPI-AUT and SNEP, and platinum by BVMI)

$16,000,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales 1997

Estimated earnings from the album Pop with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 3x platinum by Music Canada, platinum by RIAA, ARIA, BPI, SNEP, IFPI-AUT and IFPI-SWI, and gold by BVMI)

$7,000,000
Earnings 1993 N/A
Record Sales 1993

Estimated earnings from the album The Zooropa with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 4x platinum by Music Canada and RMNZ, 3x platinum by ARIA, 2x platinum by RIAA, platinum by BPI and SNEP, and gold by BVMI and IFPI-AUT)

$7,000,000
Earnings 1991 N/A
Record Sales 1991

Estimated earnings from the album Achtung Baby with the Irish rock band U2 (certified diamond by Music Canada, 8x paltinum by RIAA, 5x platinum by ARIA and RMNZ, 4x platinum by BPI, 2x platinum by SNEP, platinum by BVMI and IFPI-AUT, and gold by IFPI-SWI)

$18,000,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from the album Rattle and Hum with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 7x platinum by ARIA and Music Canada, 5x platinum by RIAA, 4 platinum by BPI, 2x platinum by IFPI-SWI, platinum by BVMI, and gold by SNEP)

$15,000,000
Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales 1987

Estimated earnings from the album The Joshua Tree with the Irish rock band U2 (certified diamond by RIAA and Music Canada, 14x platinum by RMNZ, 8x platinum by BPI, 5x platinum by ARIA, 2x platinum by BVMI and SNEP, and 3x gold by IFPI-AUT)

$25,000,000
Earnings 1984 N/A
Record Sales 1984

Estimated earnings from the album The Unforgettable Fire with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 3x platinum by RIAA and Music Canada, 2x platinum by BPI, and gold by SNEP)

$7,000,000
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from the album War with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 4x platinum by RIAA, 3x platinum by Music Canada, 2x platinum by BPI and SNEP, and gold by BVMI and IFPI-SWI)

$9,000,000
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from the live album Under a Blood Red Sky with the Irish rock band U2 (certified 4xplatinum by ARIA, 3x platinum by RIAA and BPI, 2x platinum by Music Canada, and platinum by BVMI and SNEP)

$5,200,000
Earnings 1981 N/A
Record Sales 1981

Estimated earnings from the album October with the Irish rock band U2 (certified platinum by RIAA and BPI)

$2,000,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the album Boy with the Irish rock band U2 (certified platinum by RIAA and Music Canada, and gold by ARIA and BPI)

$3,000,000
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