Tom DeLonge is an American musician who has also dabbled in entrepreneurship and record producing. As of October 2022, he is valued with a net worth of $70 million. He gathered this net worth from his extensive career as a musician and entrepreneur.
With a career spanning more than 29 years as of October 2022, DeLonge is widely regarded as one of the best Punk rock, Pop rock, Alternative rock and Skate rock singers in the world. The former frontman of Blink 182 made a name for himself as the lovable but reckless singer of the band.
DeLonge is worth $70 million as of October 2022, he made this incredible net worth mostly as a singer. He began his career as a musician and slowly established himself as one of the biggest names in the music industry.
His first successful band was the globally recognized Blink 182 whose fame is world renowned. The band started their musical journey in 1992 and from then on went on to sell millions of albums around the world.
Blink-182's Tom DeLonge
As per reports from verified sources they have sold more than 13 million records in the US and more than 50 million records worldwide. Their debut album was certified Silver by the BPI. Similarly, their breakthrough album, Enema of the State has been certified 5 times Platinum by the RIAA. As of March 2019, the album has sold more than 15 million copies worldwide.
Apart from his career as a singer and a musician he also earns from his entrepreneurial jobs and websites. He is also endorsed by some major brands and his revenue stream also consists of earnings from advertisements.
Some of his most active sponsors are Ernie Ball, they manufacture strings, guitars, basses, and effect pedals among several other types of musical accessories.
He also earns form his social media presence, his Instagram account generates around $1,818 - $3,030 per post from its 609k followers as of March 2019.
The following table shows some of the albums released by Tom DeLonge and their sales.
|Enema of the State
|15,000,000 (WW) + 4,540,000 (US)
|5× Platinum (RIAA)
|7,000,000 (WW) + 2,200,000 (US)
|2× Platinum (RIAA)
He also earns from the websites that he owns. The ads placed on the site generate revenue as per the audience.
Being a multi-millionaire has its perks like spending millions on houses and cars. Although the exact model and make of his car he posted a photo on Instagram showing his car’s night vision feature.
The star bought a house in Del Mar which he listed for $3.995 million in the market. He also has a house in Rancho Santa Fe, California, US her the median price for a home is around $2,527,200.
The star also does charity from time to time, he along with his band donated the proceeds from his tour to Cancer Research.
The pop-punk icon started an academy which doubled as an Alien Hunting organization and racked up $37 million in deficit. The company racked up the debt after not being to properly operate.
Although stars like DeLonge rake in the big bucks they also have to pay bigger taxes than most people to the IRS. Income taxes claim a huge bulk of the money of big earners like him. People who earn more than $1 million have to pay 33.1% in taxes.
Tom DeLonge was born Thomas Matthew DeLonge Jr. on December 13, 1975, in Poway, California, U.S. to father Thomas DeLonge Sr. and mother Connie DeLonge. He is American by nationality and White ethnicity.
DeLonge started dating DeLonge in 1996, he had been friends with him since high school. They got married in a ceremony held in Coronado, California, USA on May 26, 2001. Jimmy Eat World performed at the reception of their wedding.
The marriage has blessed them with two children a daughter born in 2002 and a son born in 2006.