Joe Satriani Net Worth
Joe Satriani Net Worth is an American instrumental guitarist who has released 15 studio albums and sold over 10 million music albums worldwide. Widely considered one of the greatest guitar players ever, Satriani has been nominated 15 times for a Grammy but never managed to take home one himself; additionally, he is considered an excellent teacher having instructed such high-profile pupils as guitarist Steve Vai.
At age 14, he began playing guitar, with influence coming from Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck. While at Carle Place Middle and High Schools as well as Five Towns College in Dix Hills New York he studied various instruments, playing various bands like Squares and Greg Kihn Band before embarking on his solo career and releasing Not of This Earth (released 1986) which became a hit and eventually went platinum; Surfing With the Alien was then released which achieved platinum certification; finally Unstoppable Momentum (released 2014) completes his studio albums from Not of This Earth to Unstoppable Momentum that encompasses all his studio albums released since 1986 until then!
Satriani has also dabbled in acting, appearing in several movies and TV shows. Additionally, he has served as guest guitarist on many recordings by other musicians, such as Deep Purple when touring without their original guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith (when touring without Ritchie Blackmore).
Satriani has long been an avid supporter of Little Kids Rock, an organization which provides musical instruments and instruction free to underserved public school children through charity raffles. Satriani himself personally delivered instruments through one such charity raffle and sits on its board as an honorary member; additionally he has appeared multiple times as part of Comedy Central’s “Ask Joe” segment on late night shows.
Satriani lives with his wife, Rubina, and son Zachariah. He’s an active participant on a number of popular social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter; often posting photos and videos to his accounts to keep fans updated about his daily activities. Additionally, he is an avid collector of guitars, boasting rare examples in his collection. Additionally, he boasts an impressive vinyl record library. Furthermore, he is an accomplished painter and sculptor as well as authoring several books about guitar technique. Finally, he remains a dedicated husband and father. Joe has long been seen as an inspirational figure to young people and serves as a role model. Through hard work and his commitment, he has achieved much in life; not least his success within the music industry where he has earned much renown over time. Joe is also well known as a motivational speaker having spoken on various subjects to young people looking for motivation to follow their dreams.