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Brian May

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Net worth 2018: $175 Million
Industry: Musicians
Residence: Hampton, London
Country: British
BirthDay: 19 July 1947
Sigh: Leo
Height: 1.88 m
Education: Imperial College London, Hampton School, University of London
BIOGRAPHY

Brian May was bornon 19 July 1947 in Hampton, London, British. Brian May is an English musician, songwriter, astrophysicist and famous guitarist of ‘Queen’. With his iconic haircut that defies the image of a scientist, he went on to become a legend in the genre of ‘rock’ music, selling more albums than ‘The Beatles’. May picked up the guitar when he was just 7 years old forming his first band in school. It was astonishing for his family and friends at the time who realized his passion for music and science, which worked very well as a combination for him. He then pursued PhD in Astrophysics at Imperial College, London, quitting in between, cashing on the fame garnered by his famous rock band, ‘Queen’. As a part of the band, he composed several tunes and even wrote some very popular songs. With several guitar solos, covers and collaborations with legendary artists, May’s music albums have topped the music charts in the UK and USA. After 30 years, he went back to college to complete his PhD and has also continued to perform live around the world.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$175 Million

TIMELINE
2012

The positive response to the performance led Queen and Adam Lambart perform at two shows in London followed by Ukraine and Moscow, in 2012

2011

In 2011, Queen performed with Adam Lambert for MTV Europe Music Awards

2008

In 2008, Queen+ Paul Rodgers first solo album ‘The Cosmos Rocks’ was released

2007

In 2007, he returned to Imperial College London to complete his Ph

2004

After their announcement of touring with Paul Rodgers in 2004, Brian May and Taylor reunited and the band toured with the name ‘Queen + Paul Rodgers’

2000

It was rumoured that May’s first marriage ended due to his alleged affair with actress Anita Dobson whom he finally married in 2000

1995

In 1995, May had started contributing for film projects and was also working on an album of covers, titled ‘Heroes’

1992

In 1992, he finally formed ‘The Brian May Band’

1991

After the death of Freddie Mercury in 1991, he dealt with the loss by devoting himself to work and completed his solo album ‘Back to the Light’, which released the following year

1989

In 1989, he composed ‘I Want It All’ and ‘Scandal’ for the band’s album, ‘The Miracle’

1986

In 1986, May and his second wife composed the musical chartbuster ‘Anyone Can Fall in Love’

1985

In 1985, the band wrote the song ‘One Vision’ together after the famous ‘Live Aid’ concert

1984

He studied at Hampton Grammar School and formed his first band in 1984, with Tim Staffell

1983

He then collaborated with Eddie Van Halen to record his first solo work ‘Star Fleet Project’ in 1983

1980

May confessed that he had gone through a period of depression for few years in late 1980s and 1990s due to his sinking personal life

1974

He married Chrissie Mullen in 1974 and divorced her in 1988

1970

He and Roger Taylor joined Freddie Mercury and John Deacon, to form the famous British Rock band ‘Queen’ in 1970

1968

In 1968, May and Tim Stafell, along with drummer Roger Taylor, formed the band ‘Smile’

1925

He appeared as a guest alongside Eddie Clarke for the song, ‘Overkill’ at the Motorhead 25th Anniversary show

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