Gary Lightbody net worth

Gary Lightbody net worth

Net Worth: $5 Million

About Gary Lightbody

Gary Lightbody net worth

It has been calculated that the total amount of Gary Lightbody net worth is as high as 5 million dollars, according to the recent estimations. Gary Lightbody has earned such a high net worth because of his career in music. He is a singer, songwriter and instrument player. Gary Lightbody is probably mostly known for his work with the group called Snow Patrol. The band has also added up a lot of revenues to the total sum of Gary Lightbody net worth.
The musician was born in 1976 in Northern Ireland. He was educated at Rockport School and Campbell College. In 1994, he enrolled to study at the University of Dundee, where he attended English literature and English language classes. In 1994, he created his band called Shrug. However, the band’s name had to be changed because there was already another group of this name, and thus, it was renamed to Polarbear. The band released two albums, called “When It’s All Over We Still Have to Clear Up” and “Songs for Polarbears”. Also, they toured with such artists as Travis, Ash and Levellers. What is even more interesting is that Gary Lightbody cannot read music.

Gary Lightbody is also a DJ and this career has also increased the total estimate of Gary Lightbody net worth. Gary Lightbody has released two DJ mix albums, called “Late Night Tales: Snow Patrol” and “The Trip: Created by Snow Patrol”.
He is also a writer. He has contributed to quite a lot of music magazines and wrote some articles for Q magazine. He worked as a guest-editor for the music section of The Irish Times. In 2009, he got his own article on Q The Music.com, called “Gary Lightbody’s Band of the Week”. In 2011, he wrote some essays for The Huffington Post. Therefore, his writing career has also increased the overall amount of Gary Lightbody net worth.
In 2000, he started another project called The Reindeer Section, in which he invited 47 musicians coming from 20 groups. These members include the ones from Teenage Fanclub, Mogwai and Arab Strap, to mention a few. In 2001, this project released “Y’All Get Scared Now, Ya Hear!” and one year later, they released “Son of Evil Reindeer”. Thus, the project made his name even more known and also added up to the current estimate of Gary Lightbody net worth.
In 2010, he worked on the film called “My Brothers”, which was shown at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival. In 2012, Gary Lightbody appeared on such TV shows as “The Late Show with David Letterman” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” as a guest. In the same year, Gary Lightbody appeared with his group Snow Patrol at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony Concert. In 2012 as well, the musician collaborated with Taylor Swift on her song called “The Last Time”, which was included on her album called “Red”. Gary Lightbody also appeared at the iTunes Festival, where he sang a song with Ed Sheeran called “Chasing Cars”.

Now you have an idea why Gary Lightbody net worth is this huge

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