How Much is Maynard James Keenan Worth?
What thing do most of millionaires have in common? In fact, it is the ability to create and develop several sources of income. Maynard James Keenan is one of those, who make money, doing various kinds of job.
He started to save his wealth, working as a musician. MJK rose to fame as the singer of the bands “Tool” and “A Perfect Circle”. Later he developed his own project – the band “Puscifer”.
Nowadays Maynard makes money mostly as a producer. He knows show business from top to bottom, and understands how to make some musical project popular.
The second source of Maynard James Keenan net worth is acting. He played in an action “Crank: High Voltage”, where his co-stars were Jason Statham and Amy Smart. Maynard featured in “Queens of Country” and “Comedy Bang! Bang!” too. He appeared as himself in a documentary “Blood into Wine”, where he co-starred Milla Jovovich.
Finally, Maynard Keenan makes cash as a businessman. He is a talented winemaker, which obviously is profitable. MJK owns a winery, named “Caduceus Cellars”.
Through these activities Maynard James Keenan earned his net worth, which is estimated at $60 million. But how did he start his career?
Maynard James Keenan Bio and Career
Born James Herbert Keenan was born in a typical American family. His father Michael Loren Keenan was an educator. He divorced his son’s mother Judith, when Maynard was in his kindergarten age.
The boy lived with his mother till 16 years old. After that she got terribly ill, and he had to move to his father’s place. Later the musician devoted a number of songs to his mom.
He studied at Mason County Central High School alongside his father. Having graduated, Maynard joined the US Army. He came back three years later and tried his hand in a number of odd jobs.
In his autobiography, which Keenan released in collaboration with his friend Sarah Jensen, Maynard told, how hard it was for him to find his niche. He seemed to live several lives, when he tried his hand as a wrestler, pet store decorator, video shop assistant etc.
He played in several infamous bands, when finally met his big break as the singer of rock band “Tool”. During his time in the band Maynard participated in recording of cult group albums, such as “Undertow”, “Ænima”, “Lateralus” etc. By the way, Keenan had a precious experience on working with Johnny Depp, who was known by his cooperation with a number of rock bands.
Although now Maynard Keenard is mostly associated with profitable commercial projects, his music remains deep and original. The singer, winemaker and father of 2 children, Maynard spends his cash to create a beautiful ambience around him.
Celebrities are just human beings, just like us, that’s why they need some place to relax, recharge life batteries and be themselves. That is the reason, why their houses are so important for them. Maynard James Keenan is not exclusion. He spent a lot of time and money to make his personal cave cozy and beautiful.
He owned a house in Hollywood Hills, which he had put on sale not long ago. The singer publicized the pics of his home.
In fact, MJK’s residence is really worth a star. It is not publicized, who had helped Maynard decorate his residence, but no doubt, that person was a master of design. The suite looks like a huge palace, which came from one of those Arabian fairytales.
It is noticeable at first sight, that the house owner is a person with full pockets. The house floor is covered with thick carpets with unusual oriental patterns, the massive wooden doors have arc shape and huge comfortable sofas are covered with pillows.
Each room of the house is decorated in its own color. For example, the master’s bedroom is designed in blue color, the living room – in red etc.
To refresh during a hot night, it is possible to go out and enjoy calm night air in the spacious yard.
Maynard James Keenan lived in the house for many years. But not long ago he sold it for $2, 37 million.