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Angus Young

Co-founder & Lead Guitarist of the Hard Rock Band, AC/DC
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Net worth 2018: $140 Million
Industry: Musicians
Residence: Glasgow
BirthDay: 31 March 1955
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.57 m
Education: NA
BIOGRAPHY

Angus Young was bornon 31 March 1955 in Glasgow, Australian, Scottish, is Co-founder & Lead Guitarist of the Hard Rock Band, AC/DC. Angus McKinnon Young is a Scottish born Australian guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. His family migrated to Australia where he studied at Ashfield Boys High School. He dropped out of school at the age of 15. After playing in the band Kantuckee, later called Tantrum, he and his brother Malcolm formed the band AC/DC. He chose the school uniform as his signature look. Their first single was “Can I Sit Next To You”, and their debut album was “High Voltage”. Their studio album “Highway to Hell” became their best-selling album. It was overtaken by the album “Back in Black”, released as a tribute to Bon Scott, the band’s lead singer who died from alcohol poisoning. It became the second highest-selling album worldwide. The album “For Those About to Rock We Salute You” was a big success. The band’s glory was reinstated with the studio album “The Razors Edge”. With the album “Black Ice”, AC/DC finally won a Grammy for the track “War Machine”, after seven nominations. AC/DC were also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$140 Million

TIMELINE
2008

In 2008, AC/DC brought out “Black Ice” which debuted at number 1 in 29 countries, and was certified multi-platinum in 14

1963

In 1963, he and his parents migrated to Sydney, Australia, along with his siblings, Malcolm, George and Margaret

1955

Angus Young was born on 31 March 1955 to William and Margaret Young, and was the youngest of eight children

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