Oscar Awardee Trent Reznor is estimated to have a net worth of $80 million as of 2022.He mainly makes his riches from his eminent career as an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

How Did Trent Reznor Make His Money?

Reznor started his professional career in 1982 in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States. He began to sing and write Industrial rock, metal, pop, and alternative rock songs.

The American singer has so far worked under labels such as Columbia, Nothing, Interscope, Universal, and TVT.

He is widely known as the founder, lead vocalist as well as songwriter of band Nine Inch Nails. He founded the band in 1988 and made his debut with the 1989 popular album Pretty Hate Machine.

Trent Reznor In ConcertImage Source: ABC News Radio
Trent Reznor In Concert

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With his first release, he and his band gained both critical and commercial success. A source reported that the record sales of a 3x platinum-certified album grossed more than $3 million.

Years Income from Album Sales Earnings
1992 Broken $1.1 million
1992 Fixed $300 thousand
1994 The Download Spiral $4.43 million
1995 Further Down the Spiral $600 thousand
1999 The Fragile $2,2 million
2005 With Teeth $700 thousand
2008 The Slip $98 thousand
2013 Hesitation Marks $50 thousand

Apart from this, he is popular for songs like Hurt, The Hand That Feeds, Something I Can Never, Wish, Copy of A, You Know What You Are?, just Like You Imagined, Into the Void and many others.

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He has collaborated with artists and bands like How to Destroy Angels, David Bowie, The Innocent, Pig Face, Lucky Pierre, and Saul Williams, to name a few.

Business Ventures

In 2013, Reznor and Ian Rogers were chosen to become the face of Dr. Dre‘s Beats Electronics. They were the head of music subscription service, Project Daisy.

Similarly, Reznor was also involved in the launch of Apple Music.

Law Suits

Back in 2004, Reznor faced a lawsuit of more than $2 million by his manager John Malm Jr. The suit stated that Reznor “reneged on every single contract he and Malm ever entered into” and refused to pay any money to Malm.

In response, he filed the suit against his former manager in the United States District of New York, charging with breach of fiduciary duties and fraud.

During the trial, Reznor revealed his problematic financial situation, the result of his longtime addiction to alcohol and drugs. Sadly, he only found out about his financial condition in 2003, when he requested a financial statement from Malm. Trent came to know that he had only $400 thousand liquid assets.

“It was not pleasant discovering you have a 10th as much as you’ve been told you have,” he stated at the court.

In 2005, the judges of the court sided with Reznor giving him around $2.95 million ($5 million after inflation) and control over ‘NIИ’ trademark.

How Is The Lifestyle Of Trent Reznor? Assets And House

Trent Reznor is reported to be a current resident of Los Angeles, California. He bought the house for $16 million in Brentwood from director cum producer Shawn Levy.

Trent Reznor Beverly Hills HouseImage Source: Variety
Trent Reznor Beverly Hills House

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He also has another residence in Beverly Hills mansion for $5 million.

Short Biography: Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor, aka Michael Trent Reznor, was born on 17 May 1965 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, the United States. His parents are Nancy Lou and Michael Reznor. He grew up in Mercer, Pennsylvania, with his sister Tera Reznor.

As of 2019, Trent Reznor is 54 years old. He holds an American Nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnic group.

Reznor is 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) and weighs around 67 kg (147 pounds).

The musician is married to Filipino-American musician Mariqueen Maandig. They walked down the aisle in October 2009.

Trent Reznor familyImage Source: Daily Mail
Trent Reznor family

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The couple shares four children, three sons Lazarus Echo Reznor, Balthazar Venn Reznor, and daughter Nova Lux Reznor.