The popular American singer-songwriter and musician Eddie Vedder has an impressive net worth of 100 million dollars 2023.
Vedder is the lead vocalist and first rank lyricist of one of the prominent rock bands in American music history, Pearl Jam. At the same time, one of its four guitarists too!
Best known for his classical raw baritone vocals, Vedder has also been honored with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Furthermore, Eddie was ranked at 7th number on a poll of “Best Lead Singers of all Time,” compiled by Rolling Stone.
Here are some of the quick facts regarding Eddie Vedder!
|Full Name||Edward Louis Severson III|
|Other Names||Eddie Jerome Vedder
Wes C. Addle
|Date of Birth||December 23, 1964|
|Age||58 years old|
|Place of Birth||Evanston, Illinois, United States|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Composer, Film Producer, Accordionist, Percussionist, Multi-instrumentalist|
|Band and Music Groups||Pearl Jam (1990-present)
Temple of the Dog, Bad Radio (1988 – 1990)
|Height||170 cm (5′ 7″)|
|Weight||143.5 lbs (65 Kgs)|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (Norwegian and Dutch, German and Danish)|
|Color of eye||Blue|
|Color of hair||Brown/Gray|
|Father’s Name||Edward Louis Severson, Jr.|
Karen Lee Vedder
|Siblings||Jason and Michael (Brothers)|
|Relationship||Beth Liebling ( m. 1994; div. 2000)
Jill McCormick ( m. 2010)
|Education||San Dieguito High School
San Diego City College
|Net Worth||100 million USD|
|Last Updated||December, 2023|
Eddie Vedder Net Worth and Income
The lead singer of Pearl Jam has a total net worth of 100 million dollars.
Before Pearl Jam, Eddie was a lead singer in an American funk-rock band named Bad Radio between 1988 and 1990.
Since the establishment of Pearl Jam in 1990, the band has launched nine studio albums, twenty-eight singles, and six live albums.
Furthermore, there are more than two hundred bootleg releases by the band and two compilation albums.
In addition, Vedder’s debut solo album was Into the Wild, released in September 2007, which sold 369,000 copies in the US.
|2013||$387,000||From the album Riot Act with Pearl Jam|
|2009||$787,500||From the album Riot Act with Pearl Jam|
|2007||$30,000||From the live album Live at the Gorge 05/06 with Pearl Jam|
|2007||$380,000||From his album Into the Wild|
|2006||$785,000||From the album Riot Act with Pearl Jam|
|2004||$1,178,000||From the compilation album Rearviewmirror (Greatest Hits 1991–2003) with Pearl Jam|
|2004||$50,000||From the live album Live at Benaroya Hall with Pearl Jam|
|2003||$585,000||From the compilation album Lost Dogs with Pearl Jam|
|2002||$787,500||From the album Riot Act with Pearl Jam|
|2000||$850,000||From the album Binaural with Pearl Jam|
|1998||$1,900,000||From the album Yield with Pearl Jam|
|1998||$1,170,000||From the live album Live on Two Legs with Pearl Jam|
|1996||$1,750,000||From the album No Code with Pearl Jam|
|1994||$5,930,000||From the album Vitalogy with Pearl Jam|
|1993||$7,880,000||From the album Vs. with Pearl Jam|
|1991||$1,000,000||From his album Temple of the Dog|
|1991||$15,230,000||From the album Ten with Pearl Jam|
Eddie Vedder House and Cars
House at West Seattle
West Seattle is a cluster of neighborhoods in Seattle, Washington, with attractive Saltwater beaches. Furthermore, another member of Pearl Jam, Jeff Ament, also shares this neighborhood.
However, the details of the house have not been disclosed.
House at Hawaii
Located on the island of Molokai- a beautiful place known for its spectacular cliffs, this Hawaii-an house of Vedder is priced at $3.99
In the town of Kaunakakai, the house is spread on 1,824 acres of land. Particularly, the already existing farm of the singer was used as a working ranch that grew many fruits and nuts in the area where he later constructed his own building.
To illustrate, Vedder has been reported to spend his time surfing on this island.
While it may be true, former US president Obama also visited Eddie Vedder’s home during his trip to Hawaii.
Vedder is a very private person and doesn’t disclose much about his possessions. However, he has been spotted with a black Audi model A5 a couple of times.
In addition, this Sportback model coughs mileage up to 19.2 km per liter and boasts a multi-function steering wheel.
Vedder loves surfing. In 2011, he was spotted spending his getaway in Arpoador Beach.
In truth, again, this place is a small headland between Ipanema and Copacabana, lying in the southern region of Rio De Janeiro.
The Wedding in Hawaii
The singer married his long-time girlfriend, Jill McCormick, in Oahu, Hawaii, over the weekend.
EB Research Partnership (EBRP)
Vedder and his wife, Jill, are the co-founders of Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Partnership (ERBP).
It is a non-profit organization that works towards treating and curing EB, a skin disease that results in wounds that never heal. Similarly, the disease brings the onset of blisters, bleeding, defacement of skin, and persisting pain.
And, the foundation has helped many children dealing with that gruesome skin disorder.
To explain, in February 2021, Eddie collaborated with the artist Keegan Hall to raise $100K which was fully donated to EBRP. Moreover, the sum was raised in just an hour.
Eddie Vedder has made several donations and stood up for many remarkable causes. Some of the charities he supported are:
Artists for Peace and Justice: Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) is a fundraising project established in 2009 to encourage peace and social justice worldwide. Furthermore, it addresses the issue of poverty as well.
Bridge School: It is an outreach program founded by Neil Young that collaborates with schools, parents, and other professionals. Specifically, the vision of this program is to help students with speech and physical impairments by the measures of AT and AAC.
Every Mother Counts: A campaign started to support mental and child health and advocate for education among all.
David Lynch Foundation: DLF is a non-profit organization established in 2005 with a vision of helping people with stress, anxiety, depression, etc., via Transcendental Meditation.
Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation: It is a public charity founded in 2008 to stimulate positive change in communities by promoting music, art, and environmental education.
Kelly Slater Foundation: The foundation raises money to benefit other charities conscious about society and the environment.
In addition, there are other foundations to which Vedder has made his contributions, such as Surfrider Foundation, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Silverlake Conservatory of Music, PETA.
Songs, Investments and Book Publications
Looking back at some of the finest American rock bands, Pearl Jam surely takes the credit for its soulful canzone to political rants.
Equally important, Eddie Vedder has given many finest tracks in these four decades, both with and without Pearl Jam. In brief, the ten greatest hits by Vedder are mentioned here, which are also listed in the Billboards!
- MTV Unplugged “Black” (1992)
- “Oceans” (1992)
- Temple Of The Dog “Hunger Strike” (1991)
- The Rolling Stones and Eddie Vedder “Wild Horses” (2005)
- “Not For You” (2000)
- “Do The Evolution” (1998)
- “Just Breathe” (2009)
- “I Am Mine” (2002)
- “Jeremy” (1992)
In like manner, a few of the solo hits given by the singer-songwriter are:
|Rise||Into the Wild|
|Longing to Belong||Ukulele Songs|
|My City of Ruin||Haiti Relief|
|Light Today||Ukulele Songs|
|Sleeping by Myself||Ukulele Songs|
|Dream a Little Dream||Ukulele Songs|
|Guaranteed||Into the Wild|
Reportedly, in 2014, Vedder invested almost $250 million in the start-up of Dropbox along with its CEO Drew Houston. The company was originally named “Even Flow.”
In the same way, Eddie is a co-founder of EBRP. Not only but also, his wife is a co-founder and vice-chairman of the same research organization.
Eddie has co-written a couple of books and, similarly, penned his forewords for several other pieces. As a result, few books associated with him are:
- Man Of The Hour: By Eddie Vedder
- Peace and Love: By Neil Young and Eddie Vedder
- Join Together Hb: By William Synder, Eddie Vedder (Foreword) and Warren Winter (Editor)
- From a Basement in Seattle: The Poster Art of Brad Klausen: By Brad Klausen, Jeff Ament, Eddie Vedder (Introduction)
Eddie Vedder was born by the name Edward Louis Severson III in December 1964. Following his birth, his parents got divorced, and his mother remarried.
Subsequently, he left his tense home and joined high school but eventually dropped out. Having a passion for music, he returned to California in 1984 and started pursuing his passion by joining several bands.
Known for his impressive baritone vocals, Vedder joined a band named Bad Radio between 1988-1990.
It was the early 1990s when Eddie joined the American rock band named Pearl Jam which is believed to hype grunge music at that period.
The band’s original members were Eddie Vedder (lead vocalist), Stone Gossard (rhythm guitarist), Jeff Ament (bassist), Mike McCready (lead guitarist), and Dace Krusen (drummer).
Eddie Vedder was married to Beth Liebling in 1994, but the couple divorced after four years of marriage.
Then, in 2010, Vedder married his longtime lover, Jill McCormick holding a small ceremony in Oahu, Hawaii.
Also, the couple is blessed with two beautiful girls, Oliva and Harper Moon.
Interesting Facts about Vedder
- Eddie is a multi-instrumentalist, and he received his first guitar as a gift from his mother on his twelfth birthday.
- Vedder has worked with the famous Pakistani vocalist, musician, composer, the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan for the soundtrack of Dead Man Walking.
- Eddie Vedder is a huge fan of the legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Likewise, he also has covered six songs of Dylan.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the instruments played by Eddie Vedder?
Vedder has the skill of playing multiple instruments such as Guitar, Mandolin, Bass, Drums, Ukelele, Harmonica, Piano, Percussion, Keyboard, Synthesizer, and a couple of more.
Is Eddie Vedder a vegetarian?
Yes, the singer is a vegetarian. Indeed, Eddie is an animal lover and has expressed his dislike about killing animals through his songs.
Does Eddie have any tattoos?
Yes, he has a tattoo on his right calf. Furthermore, Vedder is an environmental activist, and his tattoo sports a crossed tomahawk and a wrench which is a logo of an environmental group- Earth First.