Matthew Bellamy has a net worth of $40 million dollars as an English musician, vocalist, and composer. He is most known for being the lead singer and guitarist for Muse, an alternative rock band. They have eight studio albums under their belt and have sold over 20 million copies worldwide.
In June 1978, Matthew James Bellamy was born in Cambridge, England. His father was a member of The Tornados and played guitar. Matthew began playing the piano at the age of six and the guitar at the age of eleven. At the age of twelve, he gave his first performance. Carnage Mayhem and Gothic Plague were two of his bands.
He formed the Rocket Baby Dolls, a new band that won their university’s battle of the musician competition. Muse was the band’s new name after that. Muse was founded in Teignmouth, Devon, in 1994. Showbiz, their debut album, was awarded Platinum by the BPI in 1999. Origin of Symmetry, their second album, was released in 2001 and was awarded 2x Platinum by BPI. Absolution, their third album, debuted at number one in the United Kingdom and France in 2003.
Black Holes and Revelations, their fourth album, was released in 2006 and went to number one in the United Kingdom, Australia, Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland. Canada, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United States all ranked in the top ten. Their 2009 album The Resistance went to number one in 11 countries and number two in the United States, while their 2012 album The 2nd Law went to number one or two in 12 countries.
“Time is Running Out,” “Hysteria,” “Supermassive Black Hole,” “Starlight,” “Uprising,” “Undisclosed Desires,” “Resistance,” “Neutron Star Collision (Love is Forever),” and “Madness” are among their most popular hits. Muse has won five MTV Europe Music Awards and an MTV Video Music Award, as well as a Grammy Award. The band’s sound incorporates elements of alternative rock, classical music, and electronica. They are the first band to sell out London’s new Wembley Stadium.
Cosmopolitan named Bellamy the hottest rocker of 2003 and 2004. In 2010, Total Guitar named him the guitarist of the decade. He’s also the Guinness World Record holder for the most guitars shattered on a tour.
After dating for a year, he proposed to actress Kate Hudson in 2011. In the same year, they had a son. In 2014, Kate and Matt called it quits on their engagement. In 2015, he began dating model Elle Evans. They married in 2019 and are the parents of a daughter.
Matt paid $7 million for a property in LA’s Brentwood district in February 2017. Pete Sampras, a retired tennis player, and his actress wife Bridgette Wilson were the sellers.
Bellamy has been designing electric guitars with Manson Guitar Works in Devon since the early 2000s. Several “M-series” signature models have been released. Bellamy bought a majority share in Manson in 2019.
Bellamy bought the Fender Telecaster used by Jeff Buckley for his only studio album, Grace, in 2020. 1994. Bellamy used it to record a song with the Jaded Hearts Club, and he plans to utilize it again when Muse records their next album.
Bellamy employs the Z.Vex Fuzz Factory to generate his distinctive feedback squeals, such as those heard at the beginning of “Plug in Baby.” He claims that a Vox AC30 is at the heart of his tone.
Bellamy frequently performs with Kawai pianos and keyboards. The Kawai MP-8, which comes in upright and grand cases, is one of his most frequently used keyboards.
Both Bellamy and Wolstenholme use touch-screen controllers to control synthesizers and effects, such as a Korg Kaoss pad or a Digitech Whammy pedal, which are often built into their instruments.