Geezer Butler Net Worth

December 31, 2023
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Born Terence Michael Joseph Butler on the 17th July 1949, in Aston, Birmingham, England, into an Irish-Catholic family, Geezer is a musician, lyricist and bass guitarist best known to the world as a member of the renowned heavy metal band Black Sabbath.

Have you ever wondered how rich Geezer Butler is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Butler’s net worth is as high as $70 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the music industry which started in 1967. Geezer has also had success on his own, releasing three studio albums under the name GZR, the sales of which also improved his wealth.

Geezer Butler Net Worth $70 Million

He got his nickname in school; as he called everybody “Geezer”, the nickname stuck with him through entire life. Geezer came in touch with professional music in 1967 when he formed the band Rare Breed, with Ozzy Osbourne on vocals. During that time, Geezer was dating a girl who lived close to Tony Iommi, and the two got acquainted when Tony’s and Geezer’s band played together at a local nightclub. Geezer and Osbourne broke up their collaboration, but then reunited by way of Polka Tulk, joining with Tony Iommi and Bill Ward. Soon they changed their name to Earth, but found out that there was already a band of the same name, and so changed it again to Black Sabbath.

Geezer oversaw the release of 14 albums, including “Paranoid” (1970), which topped the UK Albums Chart, and achieved four times platinum status in the US, “Master of Reality” (1971), which achieved double platinum status in the US, “Heaven and Hell” (1980), on which Ronnie James Dio served as the vocalist, “Born Again” (1983), which certified platinum in the UK, and their last studio release “13” (2013), which topped the charts in several countries, including UK, Austria, US and Germany.

Apart from Black Sabbath, Geezer has worked with Ozzy Osbourne on Ozzy’s solo albums, “Just Say Ozzy” (1990), “Live & Loud” (1993), and “Ozzmosis” (1995), while he also worked with Iommi, Dio and Vinny Appice in the band Heaven & Hell, releasing three albums – “Live from Radio City Music Hall” (2007), “The Devil You Know” (2009), “Neon Nights: 30 Years of Heaven & Hell” (2010), which has also improved his wealth.

Regarding his personal life, Geezer is married to Gloria Butler, and the couple has two sons. Geezer is a big supporter of the Aston Villa soccer club. Furthermore, Geezer is a vegan and has protested against Fortnum and Mason, while also urging fans to support him.

Most recently he spent a night in jail after being involved in a bar brawl; he was charged with misdemeanor assault, vandalism and public intoxication.

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