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Bruce Dickinson

Paul Bruce Dickinson is an English musician who has been the lead singer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden since 1981. In 2022, Bruce Dickinson's net worth is estimated to be $125 million dollars.

March 29, 2022

Words by Matthew Taylor

Bruce Dickinson Net Worth

$125 million

Est. Range $97M - $153M

Medium Confidence

Paul Bruce Dickinson is an English musician who is the lead singer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. He got his start in music fronting small pub bands in the 1970s while attending school in Sheffield and university in London. In 1979, he joined British new wave heavy metal band Samson, and performed on two studio records under the stage name "Bruce Bruce." He left Samson in 1981 to join Iron Maiden, and debuted on their 1982 album The Number of the Beast. Dickinson quit Iron Maiden in 1993 to pursue his solo career, but rejoined the band in 1999. He has released six studio albums with the band since his return, and one solo record in 2005. Dickinson has also pursued a number of other activities, including working as a commercial pilot for Astraeus Airlines, hosting television documentaries, and authoring novels and film scripts.

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From rock stars to jazz musicians, musicians are performers at heart. However, for most, music isn’t a very lucrative career at all. In the United States, the average musician earns only $35,300 annually from their music career, counting income from a variety of sources. For most, performing and teaching make up the majority of the amount and most need side gigs (or day jobs) to make ends meet.

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