Brian May is a British musician, singer, and songwriter who rose to the limelight as the lead guitarist of the rock band named Queen which he founded with lead singer Freddie Mercury and drummer Roger Taylor.
In this article, we will cover the net worth of Brian May, his family, and other latest news.
What Is the Net Worth of Brian May?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of Brian May is around $210 million or £177 million. Brian May’s musical career has contributed majorly to his net worth. His 1974 album titled “Queen II” peaked in the UK chart. Some of his other studio albums that brought him international fame include 1974’s “Sheer Heart Attack”, and 1975’s “A Night at the Opera.”
One of the singles from the latter album “Bohemian Rhapsody” charted at number one in the UK for 9 consecutive weeks. He released his sixth studio album in October 1977 titled “News of the World” and it had singles “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions.”
The band had also established itself as one of the world’s biggest stadium rock bands by the early 1980s. Brian composed many songs with his home-built guitar “Red Special”, some of which are “Tie Your Mother Down”, “We Will Rock You”, “I Want It All”, and “Who Wants to Live Forever” and “Fat Bottomed Girls”.
Brian May’s Wife and Children
In 1976, he tied the knot with Christine Mullen and the couple has three children together named James, Louisa, and Emily Ruth. They divorced in 1988. He then met Actress Anita Dobson in 1986 and they tied the knot in November 2000.
Brian May Childhood
Brian was born on the 19th of July, 1947, in Hampton, London. He is the child of Harold May and Ruth. He went to Hampton Grammar School after getting a scholarship and during that period he established his first band as well. He then attended Imperial College but then decided to drop his studies as he started getting recognition from his band, Queen.
Brian is also an animal rights activist and in September 2012, he became the vice president of the animal welfare charity RSPCA. May set up a group name “Save Me,” in order to spread animal welfare awareness. They stand for legal protections of all animals against cruel, unnecessary, and derogatory treatment of animals, with a specific focus on stopping the hunting of foxes and badgers.
Recent Health Problems
In May 2020, Brian had a minor heart attack which required the infusion of three stents into three blocked arteries. He described that experience as “very near death”.
In late 2021, Brian confirmed that he had tested positive for coronavirus and stated it as “the worst flu you could imagine”. He also encouraged people to receive their vaccinations, claiming that he could not imagine himself recovering if he had not gotten jabbed.
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