Joey Jordison is an American music personality best as the former drummer and co-songwriter of the American heavy metal band Slipknot (1995- 2013) and later in Murderdolls (2002- 2004, 2010- 2011).
The former co-founder member of Slipknot, Jordison has also worked in bands like Scar the Martyr, Vimic and Sinsaenum.
Jordison is a versatile artist who moonlighted as record producer, songwriter, and played multiple instruments such as drums, guitar, bass and percussion.
Net Worth of Joey “Superball” Jordison
Jordison who is currently with his fifth band Sinsaenum, embraced music at an early age after his parents sat him down in front of the radio. Initially he learned to play guitar, later expanding his skills to playing drums after he was gifted his first drum kit when he was 8.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Joey has a net worth of $5 million as of February 2020.
Co-Founded Slipknot In 1995 & Left In 2013
On November 1995, Jordison was invited to attend the rehearsal of the band called The Pale Face. After a couple of sessions, Jordison immediately joined the band.
Thereafter with his band members: Shawn Crahan and Paul Gray, Joey co-founded Slipknot, later joined by Corey Taylor, Craig Jones, Mick Thomson, Sid Wilson and Jim Root.
As for a fact, Jordison suggested that the band to change their name Slipknot. Later in 1999, they release the debut self-titled album Slipknot that became 2-time RIAA Platinum certified.
The band’s line changed throughout the years as some members left while adding new ones.
The complete list of the members of the band is:
|Member’s Name||Years Involved|
|Corey Taylor||1997 – present|
|Joey Jordison||1995 – 2013|
|Shawn Crahan||1995 – present|
|Jim Root||1999 – present|
|Paul Gray||1995 – 2010|
|Sid Wilson||1998 – present|
|Chris Fehn||1998 – 2019|
|Mick Thomson||1996 – present|
|Jay Weinberg||2014 – present|
|Craig Jones||1996 – present|
|Alessandro Venturella||2014 – present|
|Anders Colsefni||1995 – 1997|
Jordison stayed with the band until 2013, when he was apparently fired from the band due to his declining ability to play drums caused by a neurological disease called transverse myelitis.
The earnings of his projects with Slipknot are:
|Welcome to Our Neighborhood||$1,000,000|
|2002||Murderdolls||Beyond the Valley of the Murderdolls||$1,200,000|
|2004||Slipknot||Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verse||$1,678,000|
|2006||Slipknot||Voliminal: Inside the Nine||$1,000,000|
|2008||Slipknot||All Hope Is Gone||$1,423,000|
|2012||Slipknot||Antennas to Hell||$16,000|
After splitting up with the Slipknot in 2013, Jordison has been a part of multiple projects including Scar the Martyr, Vimic and Sinsaenum. Even during his time with the Slipknot, Jordison was involved with a horror metal band called Murderdolls.
The musician has also collaborated with other bands such as Korn, Metallica, Rob Zombie, and Ministry.
Nathan Jonas Jordison was born on 26 April 1975 to Steve and Jackie Jordison in Des Moines, Iowa. He is the elder brother to two sisters: Anne and Kate. Jordison started to indulge in music at an early age playing guitars and drums.
His parents divorced when Jordison was young and he lived with his mother who married another man.
Jordision worked in a local music store after dropping out of school and pursued a career in music by forming multiple local bands before finally being established with the Slipknot.
Jordison has been battling with acute transverse myelitis since the beginning of 2010. This eventually served as the reason for the exile of the musician from Slipknot. The 44-year-old musician also had a visit to the emergency room in 2012 after he burst his appendix right before a concert.