Ed Kowalczyk Net Worth

Ted Kowalczyk

Ted Kowalczyk Biography

Edward Joel Kowalczyk was born on the 16th July 1971, in York, Pennsylvania USA, and is a musician, guitarist, singer and songwriter, but probably best known to the world as one of the founding members of the rock band Live, with which he released eight studio albums, including “Throwing Copper” (1994), before he left the band to start his own solo career. Ed’s career started in 1984.

Have you ever wondered how rich Ed Kowalczyk is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Kowalczyk’s net worth is as high as $8 million, earned through his successful career in the music industry.

Ed Kowalczyk Net Worth $8 Million

Ed is of Polish ancestry and has a younger brother, Adam, who is also a musician and would often perform as an opening act for Ed and Live, with his own band Portion. Ed went to William Penn Senior High School, where he had met his future bandmates, Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer and Chad Gracey, who already played as a trio under the name Action Front. They then went through several name changes, and settled for Public Affection, and under that name recorded a demo tape entitled “The Death of a Dictionary”. Soon they recorded the EP “Divided Mind, Divided Planet” (1990), produced by Jay Healy. Little by little their name became known, and the group started performing regularly at CBGB in New York City, and in no time signed a recording contract with the Radioactive Records.

Their first album for Radioactive Records came out in 1991, entitled “Mental Jewelry”, which achieved platinum status in the USA, increasing Ed’s net worth and encouraging him and the rest of the members to continue to produce music.

Just three years later they released “Throwing Copper”, which became their best album, since it topped the charts in several countries, including the US and Australia, while it also achieved eight times platinum status in USA, Australia and seven times platinum in Canada. They continued in the same rhythm, releasing albums “Secret Samadhi” (1997), which also topped the US Billboard 200 chart, and “The Distance to Here” (1999), which was also platinum certified, increasing Ed’s net worth by a large margin.

Before Ed’s departure, they released three more albums, but their popularity began to decline, however “Birds of Pray” (2003) still achieved platinum status, and “Songs from Black Mountain”, reached gold certification.

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Ed then left to launch a solo career, and released two studio albums – “Alive” (2010), “The Flood and The Mercy” (2012), and also an EP “The Garden” in 2012, which also improved his wealth.
Most recently, Ed returned to Live in late 2016, and the group is currently on tour.

Regarding his personal life, Ed has been married to Erin Broderick since 1997; the couple has four children.

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Full NameEd Kowalczyk
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 16, 1971
Place Of BirthYork, Pennsylvania, United States
Height1.77 m
ProfessionMusician
EducationWilliam Penn Senior High School
NationalityAmerican
Spouse‎Erin Broderick Kowalczyk
ChildrenCecilia Kowalczyk
SiblingsAdam Kowalczyk
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/edkowalczyk
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/eddieklive
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0468567/
Music GroupsLive (1984 – 2009)
MoviesFight Club
#Trademark
1Bald head
#Fact
1Former lead singer for the band Live. He went solo in 2009 after the band split.
Edward Kowalczyk
Edward Kowalczyk

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Twisted2014TV Series writer – 1 episode 
Killing Bono2011performer: “Great Beyond” / writer: “Great Beyond” 
Zack and Miri Make a Porno2008writer: “Hold Me Up” – as Ed Kowalzyk 
Australian Idol2007TV Series writer – 1 episode 
One Tree Hill2007TV Series writer – 1 episode 
Lots of Ice and a Little Bit of Water2006writer: “Sun” 
Plauto, recuerdo distorsionado de un tonto eventual2004“Operation Spirit The Tyranny of Tradition” 
Live: Pinkpop Festival 20022003Video short lyrics: “Selling the Drama”, “White, Discussion” / writer: “Voodoo Lady”, “Nobody Knows” 
Roswell2002TV Series performer – 1 episode 
The Fast and the Furious2001writer: “Deep Enough” – as Ed Kowalczyk 
The Mummy Returns2001writer: “Forever May Not Be Long Enough” – as Ed Kowalczyk 
Urban Legends: Final Cut2000writer: “Dolphin’s Cry” 
Playing by Heart1998performer: “Walk into This Room” 1998 / writer: “Walk into This Room” 1998 
Virtuosity1995“White Discussion” 
In the Army Now1994writer: “The Dam At Otter Creek” 

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live: Live at the Paradiso2008VideoEdward Kowalczyk
Fight Club1999 Waiter at Clifton’s

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Anonymity: The History of Straight, Incorporated2010very special thanks 

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Merge2010TV SeriesHimself
Yes We Can2008Video shortHimself
100 Greatest Songs of the 90s2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as Ed Kowalczyk)
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
I Hear Trio2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops NL2003TV SeriesHimself
Live: Pinkpop Festival 20022003Video shortHimself (as Live)
American Masters2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Howard Stern1997-2000TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show2000TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops NL2003TV SeriesHimself

Source

IMDB Wikipedia

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