Cedric Bixler Zavala Net Worth

February 7, 2024
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Cedric Bixler-Zavala was born on the 4th November 1974, in Redwood City, California USA, and is a Grammy Award- winning musician, best known as a frontman and vocalist of the progressive rock band The Mars Volta, and also as a frontman of At the Drive-In. At the moment, he sings in a group called Antemasque, and sings and plays guitar in Zavalaz.

Have you ever wondered how rich Cedric Bixler-Zavala is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Zavala’s net worth is as high as $4 million, an amount earned through his successful career in music, which started in 1993. In addition to being a musician, Zavala also works as a producer, which has improved his wealth too.


Cedric Bixler-Zavala Net Worth $4 Million


Cedric Bixler-Zavala grew up in El Paso, Texas in a family of Mexican, Spanish and German ancestry. His career began in 1993 in a band called Foss, and they released three albums before Bixler left to form At the Drive-In with guitarist Jim Ward in 1994.

That same year, the band released their first EP named “Hell Paso”, while their debut studio album came out in 1996 under the name “Acrobatic Tenement”. In 1998, At the Drive-In recorded their second album “In/Casino/Out” that topped the US Billboard Vinyl Albums chart in 2012. The “Relationship of Command” in 2000 was the band’s third album before their break-up in 2001. It topped the US Top Heatseekers chart, and peaked at the No. 116 on US Billboard 200 and No. 33 on UK Albums Chart. The success with At the Drive-In helped Bixler to increase his net worth significantly, before he joined the experimental dub band called De Facto.

De Facto released two studio albums, while in 2001, Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez formed a new band called The Mars Volta, and in 2003 their debut studio album “De-Loused in the Comatorium” came out; it reached No. 39 on US Billboard 200 and No. 43 on the UK Albums charts, while in 2005 they recorded the “Frances the Mute” that was commercially successful, peaking at the No. 4 on US Billboard 200, and No. 23 on UK Albums charts, while the single “The Widow” entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Another success came a year later when The Mars Volta released “Amputechture” that reached No. 9 on US Billboard 200 and No. 49 on UK Albums chars, . and all certainly improved Bixler’s net worth.

Their fourth studio albums – “The Bedlam in Goliath” (2008) – featured the famous Red Hot Chili Peppers’ guitarist John Frusciante, and peaked at No. 3 on the US Billboard 200, and No. 42 on UK Albums chart’ the single “Wax Simulacra” earned a Grammy Award for the Best Hard Rock Performance. In 2009, they released the “Octahedron”, and it was positioned at No. 12 on the Billboard 200, and No. 64 on UK Albums chart. The Mars Volta’s final album came out in 2012 under the name of “Noctourniquet”, and it reached the No. 15 on Billboard 200, No. 6 on US Top Alternative Albums, No. 7 on US Top Rock Albums, and No. 3 on US Top Tastemaker Albums.

Since 2004, Zavala has collaborated with Omar Rodríguez-López, and contributed to Omar’s eight albums until 2016. Most recently, Bixler and At the Drive-In recorded their latest album named “In•ter a•li•a”, and it reached No. 39 on Billboard 200, No. 2 on US Independent Albums, No. 9 on US Top Rock Albums, No. 30 on UK Albums, and topped the UK Rock & Metal Albums chart. Zavala’s net worth is still rising!

Regarding his personal life, Cedric Bixler-Zavala has been married to model and actress Chrissie Carnell since 2009, and has a child with her. They currently live in Los Angeles, California. After years of smoking marijuana, Zavala quit in 2015, after he realized he was spending over $1,000 per day on it.

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