How Much is Billy Corgan Worth?
Billy Corgan is a brilliant musician and eminent personality in alternative music world whose total estimated net worth exceeds $50 million. Commercially, his band’s albums had an extremely wide reach that brought him most of his income.
In 1985, at the age of 18, he made his first but not so successful try with the group with the name The Marked playing gothic rock. After he met another guitarist named James Iha, it became clear that something extraordinary is on the way – a collective that would be called The Smashing Pumpkins. Under the guidance of Limited Potential label, they presented the first single I Am One in 1990. Soon afterwards they became startling popular with the release of Siamese Dream (1993) LP.
Their prominence was even strengthened by the next one triumph Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (1995) that won first place in the Billboard magazine chart. Having sold over 20 million copies of albums in the US, The Smashing Pumpkins has become one of the most lucrative groups of the ’90s. However, internal conflicts led them to the collapse in 2000.
Corgan managed to pursue solo career only a few years later. He published his first album and a collection of poetry in 2005. He again reframed his band in 2009 and presented the new collections of the band’s material in 2014. As of 2017, he unveiled another solo performance collection entitled Ogilala. Along with the iconic band, he shared the dates of bid reunion 2018 US tour featuring all old members and their tenth studio album release.