Nick Mason is a British drummer with a net worth of around $150 million. He is best known for being the co-founder of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd along with Roger Waters.
His music career ended with Pink Floyd but besides music, Nick is a massive motorsports fan and car collector.
Nick met Roger Waters during their college years. They compiled members Richard Wright and Syd Barrett and formed the band Pink Floyd in 1966. Syd was replaced by David Gilmour. Nick has been the drummer for all of the Floyd albums and tours.
With him as the drummer, Pink Floyd became one of the greatest bands to ever happen, selling more than 250 million records. This has lent to his massive net worth of $150 million.
|Albums||Release Year||Sales (units)|
|The Dark Side of the Moon||March 1, 1973||45 million|
|Wish You Were Here||September 12, 1975||13 million|
|Animals||January 21, 1977||5 million|
|The Wall||November 30, 1979||19 million|
|The Division Bell||March 28, 1994||3 million|
Mason formed “Nick Mason’s Saucer Full of Secrets” in 2015 dedicated to early Floyd songs. He also reportedly “saved” the football team, Bolton Wanderers by taking a co-ownership with Sharon Brittan a few days ago.
Nick Mason owns the Middlewick House in Middlewick, the UK acquiring it from the previous owners Andre and Camilla Parker. The 7 bedrooms Gregorian-style house has been modified several times since its construction. The property is listed as a site that has not allowed further development since 1986.
Nick is an avid car collector, moto enthusiast, and amateur racer. His car collection is one to-die-for consisting of several big-name classic sports cars.
1962 Ferrari GTO
1961 Maserati Birdcage
1983 Porsche 928 S
1971 Ferrari 512 S
Nick and his family sometimes open their house’s garden gates for visitors. The money raised is donated to charity. He also has his own charity, Nick and Annette Mason Charitable Trust that helps in fields of Education, training, arts, culture, heritage, and sciences.
Mason has not revealed his tax details to the public but based on his income and net worth, it can be estimated that he has all of his financial needs met.
Nick Mason was born on January 27, 1944, to parents Sally Mason and Bill Mason in Birmingham UK. He grew up in Hampstead London. He attended Frensham Heights School in Surrey and studied at the University Of Westminster where he met Richard Wright and Roger Waters.
Mason’s first marriage was with a flute player, Lindy Rutter with whom he has 2 daughters; Chloe and Holly. The couple divorced in the late 1980s and Mason is now married to actress Annette Lynton best known for her role in the second series of Treasure Hunt in 1984.
The couple has two sons; Cary and Guy Mason.
Mason is also a qualified pilot and flies an Aerospatiale AS 350 Squirrel helicopter.
Nick Mason is 75 years old and stands 175 cm or 5 feet 9 inches.