Jay Weinberg, an American musician, got wide fan attention after he joined the heavy metal band Slipknot in 2014, being the youngest member of the band. Ever since Weinberg replaced Joey Jordison (given #1 number) as the drummer for Slipknot, the New Jersey-native has worked in 2 studio albums & a live album.
Jay, the son of drummer Max Weinberg of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, also made appearances for father’s band’s tours. Moreover, he worked with the bands Madball (2010) and Against Me! (2011).
How Much Is Jay Weinberg’s Net Worth In 2020?
Professional since 2000, Jay Weinberg got a breakthrough in music after he joined Slipknot (a band member since 2014- Present) that got him hands in hefty fortune.
According to online sources, the 29-year-drummer has a net worth of $2 million as of February 2020. His music career venture of 19 years that includes albums sales, merch sales & tours is the primary stand to his fortune.
As for a fact, Celebrity Net Worth reports the band Slipknot worth $20 million meanwhile. Along with Jay Weinberg, the band’s current members consist of other 7 members, including the only co-founding member of the band, Shawn Crahan (1995- Present).
The heavy metal band, Slipknot was founded in 1995, by Crahan, drummer Joey Jordison (worked from 1995- 2013) and bassist Paul Gray (worked until his death 2010).
Later, it got several lineups changes, the latest being in 2019 when the band fired Chris Fehn over disputes in shares of merch sales.
Net Worth Comparison With ‘Slipknot’ Members
Here is the list of current Slipknot band members fortune:
|Band Members (Current)||Fortune (In US Dollars)|
|Shawn Crahan (1995- Present)- #6 number given in the band||$10 million|
|Craig Jones (1996- Present)- #5||$10 million|
|Mick Thomson (1997- Present)- #7||$20 million|
|Corey Taylor (1997- Present)- #8||$10 million|
|Sid Wilson (1998- Present)- #0||$10 million|
|Jim Root (1999- Present)- ##4||$9 million|
|Alessandro Venturella (2014- Present)||$5 million|
Check out the net worth of former Slipknot members:
|Members (Former)||Net Worth (In US Dollars)|
|Anders Colsefni (1995- 1997)||–|
|Greg Welts (1997- 1998)- #3||–|
|Josh Brainard (1995- 1999)- #4||–|
|late Paul Gray (1995- 2010, died in 2010)- #2||$5 million|
|Joey Jordison (1995- 2013)||$5 million|
|Donnie Steele (1995- 1996, 2011- 2014)- #1||–|
|Chris Fehn (1998- 2019)||$8 million|
Albums Sales & Tour Earnings
With Jay Weinberg recruitment in the band in 2014, he has worked in 2 studio albums: .5: The Gray Chapter (2014) and We Are Not Your Kind (2019) and one live album Day of the Gusano (2017).
Moreover, Weinberg contributed in the drums for the 2018 single All Out Life (non-album song).
Founded in 1995, the band Slipknot has released 6 studio albums so far- debut album Slipknot was released in 1999; 2 live albums & 2 compilation albums.
Some hit songs (Platinum certified) of the band include: Wait and Bleed, Before I Forget, Snuff and The Devil in I.
|Studio Albums||Sales/ Certification||Earnings|
|Iowa (2001)||RIAA Platinum||$1 million|
|Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) (in 2004)||Platinum by RIAA||$1.678 million|
|All Hope Is Gone (2008)||RIAA Platinum||$1.423 million|
|.5: The Gray Chapter (2014)||Gold by RIAA||$177,500|
|We Are Not Your Kind (2019)||BPI: Silver||–|
Here is the list of earnings from video albums sales:
- Welcome to Our Neighborhood (1999)- $1 million
- Disasterpieces (2002)- $4.1 million
- Voliminal: Inside the Nine (2006)- $1 million
- (sic)nesses (2010)- $1 million
Reportedly, the band’s (before Jay joined) live album 9.0: Live (2005) collected $500,000 while the compilation album Antennas to Hell (2016) made $16,000 in sales.
Furthermore, out of 16 tours of Slipknot, Weinberg has made in 5 tours:
- North America Fall Tour (2015)
- European Tour (2016)
- North America Summer Tour (2016)
- We Are Not Your Kind World Tour (2019 -Present)
Types Of Equipment & Masks Used By Jay Weinberg
Since joining the band in 2014, Weinberg formerly wore Burlap mask and is wearing Tribal mask to define Slipknot’s character since 2019.
With 5 years in the band, the Jay Weinberg records a collection of equipment: 4 drum sets, 16 Cymbals & 8 drum hardware, totaling 26.
Here is the list of his equipment collection:
|Horror Graphic Acrylic 3 Piece|
|SJC Jay Weinberg Paint Drip Acrylic 3 Piece|
|SJC Slipknot Kit|
|DW Collector Series Custom Drum Set|
|Zildjian 20″ FX Oriental China “Trash”|
|Zildjian A Custom EFX 18″|
|Zildjian 10″ Trashformer Sound Effects|
|Zildjian 8″ A Splash|
|Zildjian 12″ FX Spiral Stacker|
|Zildjian 9″ K Custom Hybrid Splash|
|Zildjian 11″ K Custom Hybrid Splash|
|Zildjian 6″ Zil-Bel|
|Zildjian 19″ A Ultra Hammered China|
|Zildjian 20″ A Custom Crash|
|Zildjian 14″ A Custom Projection hi-hats|
|Zildjian 22” S Rock Ride|
|DW 9000 Single Pedal|
|DW 5500 Hihat Stand|
|Evans Heavyweight Snare Drum Head|
|Evans G2 Clear|
Where Does Jay Weinberg Live?
Currently, Jay lives in his house in Nashville, Tennessee, where the average house price is $280,966. Though, he remains low-key about the disclosure of his assets including cars.
Weinberg’s father Max Weinberg, who owns $45 million net worth, on the other hand, is quite open about his property possessions. As per Variety, in November 2019, the E Street Band drummer put his Delray Beach, Florida house for sale asking $5.25 million- built for $4 million in mid-2016.
In 2018, Max sold 110 Wells Road, Mediterranean-style Florida mansion featuring 5-bedroom for $6.79 million.
Career Before Slipknot: Played For ‘Madball’ And ‘Against Me!’
Jay Weinberg, the 2014 Stevens Institute of Technology graduate got his music gig through E Street Band, replacing his father for drums for “Born to Run” at Giants Stadium in 2008.
In 2010, the drummer played for the hardcore band Madball and released the album Empire (2010). Thereafter, he joined punk rock band Against Me! in 2011 and contributed to recording the non-album single Russian Spies / Occult Enemies.
After the departure of Slipknot’s veteran drummer Joey Jordison, Jay joined the band in 2014, however, his identity was kept a secret until Jim Root made the official revelation on May 13, 2015.
Did you know? The Slipknot’s former drum technician leaked the name of Jay (in drums) along with Venturella (bassist) before the names came out officially.
Short-Bio & Relationship Status
Jay Weinberg was born on September 8, 1990, in Middletown Township, New Jersey, the USA. His father Max Weinberg, the drummer for E Street Band is Jewish while mother Becky Weinberg was a Methodist.
The American drummer has a sister named Ali Weinberg Rogin. Weinberg attended Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School and graduated in 2008. Later, he enrolled at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey & graduated in 2014.
Jay is currently in a relationship with longtime girlfriend-turned-fiancee Chloe Howcroft, an actress- they got engaged on November 21, 2019, and announced his engagement via Instagram on November 22, 2019.
The duo is yet to disclose their courtship details & also is yet to reveal their wedding plans.