Shannon Leto Net Worth

Shannon Leto Net Worth is
$10 Million

Shannon Leto Biography

Shannon Leto was born on the 9th March 1970 in Bossier City, Louisiana USA, and is a musician, songwriter, actor, and photographer, best known as the drummer of the rock band called Thirty Seconds to Mars, in which he plays with his younger brother and Hollywood actor, Jared. Leto’s career started in 1998.

Have you ever wondered how rich Shannon Leto is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Leto’s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount earned through his successful career in music. In addition to being a member of a highly popular band, Leto has also worked as an actor and photographer, which has improved his wealth too.

Shannon Leto Net Worth $10 Million

Shannon Leto grew up in Louisiana, but his family moved a lot after his father left, later remarried and then committed suicide when Leto was ten. Shannon and Jared began playing music from an early age, and their hippie mother Constance encouraged them to get involved with arts. His turbulent childhood continued during high school with Shannon’s drugs abuse, so he dropped out, but eventually his brother helped him to overcome the toughest period of his life.

In 1998, the brothers Leto formed the band called Thirty Seconds to Mars in Los Angeles, and four years later they released their debut album “30 Seconds to Mars”, which sold over two million copies worldwide and debuted at No. 107 on the Billboard 200 chart. They promoted the album as an opening band for groups such as Puddle of Mudd, Incubus, Sevendust, and Chevelle. The band’s second album called “A Beautiful Lie” came out in 2005 and achieved platinum status, reaching No. 9 on US Rock Albums, No.36 on Billboard 200, and No. 38 on UK Albums charts. The success of the release helped Shannon to increase his net worth significantly.

In 2009, they released another album “This Is War” that sold over million copies and peaked at the No. 18 on Billboard 200, No. 2 on US Alternative Albums, No. 4 on US Rock Albums, and No. 15 on UK Albums Chart. The latest album called “Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams” came out in 2013, and although recorded less than 500,000 copies sold, it peaked at the No. 6 on Billboard 200, No. 3 on US Top Rock Albums, No.3 on US Top Alternative Albums, and topped the UK Rock Albums chart.

In 1994, Leto had his television debut in the series “My So-Called Life” in which he played Shane in two episodes. He later appeared in Steve James’ biography “Prefontaine” (1997) starring his younger brother Jared, in “Highway” (2002) with Kimberley Kates and Jake Gyllenhaal, and in “Sol Goode” (2004). Leto also took most of the photographs for the band’s debut album “30 Seconds to Mars” in 2002, and owns a Black Fuel Trading Company that is offering various products including coffee, furniture, and fashion.

Regarding his personal life, there is no public information on any romantic associations. Shannon Leto is well-known for his trademark look of wearing caps, and in addition to playing the drums, he also plays guitar and piano. His favorite bands are The Who, Led Zeppelin, Nine Inch Nails, Iron Maiden, Metallica, The Police, KISS, Pink Floyd, and The Cure, and favorite drummers are Keith Moon, Lars Ulrich, Stewart Copeland, Nick Mason, and John Bonham. In June 2014, Shannon was arrested for DUI and driving without a license.

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Quick Facts

Full NameShannon Leto
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 9, 1970
Place Of BirthBossier City, Louisiana, U.S.
Height5' 9" (1.75 m)
ParentsConstance Leto, Carl Leto
SiblingsJared Leto
Music GroupsThirty Seconds to Mars, The Wondergirls
MoviesHighway, Prefontaine

Interesting Facts

1He has started his own company called Black Fuel Trading Company, offering Essentials For Living products, from coffee, furniture and fashion.
2A photograph copyrighted by Shannon Leto appeared in People magazine's May 1995 issue of The 50 Most Beautiful People in The World (May 08, 1995).
3His band is co-headlining the Taste of Chaos tour with the headliners, The Used, Senses Fail, Saosin, Aiden, Chiodos, and Evaline [February 2007]
430 Seconds to Mars are doing their first headlining tour "Into the Wild" on Arena stages across Europe - including a sold-out Wembley Arena in London. Shannon celebrated his 40th birthday on stage in Copenhagen. [March 2010]
5His band is on tour opening up for Audioslave. [November 2005]
6His band, 30 Seconds to Mars, will start their first headlining tour, "Forever Night Never Day", on March 4th 2006 in Salt Lake City. The tour will be running through April 30th, ending in San Francisco. [March 2006]
7Currently on tour with his band, 30 Seconds to Mars. His brother, Jared Leto, sings while Shannon plays the drums. They are on tour with Puddle of Mudd. [February 2002]
8"A Beautiful Lie" has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales over 1 million. [January 2007]
9Shannon has two younger half-brothers from his father's second marriage. His mother, Constance Leto, continued to raise Jared and Shannon after she and their father divorced, and has since remarried. His father passed away after remarrying.
10Leto is also a guitar and piano player.
11He is also interested in writing and is a professional photographer. He expresses interest in abstract art, progressive rock, and self-interpretation.
12His band has won many awards like: The MTV2 Award at the 2006 VMAs, Vidoe Most Inspired by a Film at the 2006 Chainsaw Awards, The Best Live Action Video at the 2006 Woodie Awards, Best Rock Video and Video of the Year at the 2007 Austrialia Video Music Awarsds, while his brother, Jared Leto the singer, won the Prince of Darkness at the 2006 Chainsaw Awards and Best Crossover Artist and the Hollywood Life Breakthrough Awards.
13His band's third single from "a beautiful lie", "From Yesterday", made history by being the first American rock video ever shot in China.
14His band, 30 Seconds to Mars' second single, "The Kill", from the album, "A Beautiful Lie", made history by being the longest-running song in history.
15The bass player for his band left on March 1 in El Paso, Texas to spend more time with his family back at home.
16Wears caps a lot, even when playing shows at night.
17Did most of the photography on the 30 Seconds to Mars self-titled album.
18Is a drummer in the band, 30 Seconds to Mars, with his brother and two friends.
19He is also a photographer.
20Older brother of Jared Leto.


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Sol Goode2003Sol Fan (uncredited)
Highway2002/IKid #2
Prefontaine1997Bar Patron
My So-Called Life1994TV SeriesShane


Madden NFL 20072006Video Game writer: "Battle of One"


Into the Wild2014-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Evening Urgant2015TV SeriesHimself
Vyrt: 30 Seconds to Mars Carnivores Tour Concert at Hollywood Bowl2014TV MovieHimself
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself - Jared's Brother / Himself
On the Wall: Thirty Seconds to Mars2014TV MovieHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2014TV SeriesHimself - 30 Seconds to Mars
City of Angels2013/IIShortHimself (as Thirty Seconds to Mars)
Rock in Rio2013TV SeriesHimself
30 Seconds to Mars: Up in the Air2013Video shortHimself (as Thirty Seconds to Mars)
SesioneS con Alejandro Franco2012TV SeriesHimself
Boombox All Access with 30 Seconds to Mars2010TV MovieHimself
30 Seconds to Mars: The Making of 'The Ride'2010TV MovieHimself - Drums
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHimself
Premiya Muz-TV 20082008TV SpecialHimself - Special Guest Performer (as 30 Seconds to Mars)
TRL Italy2007TV SeriesHimself
Down & Dirty2007TV SeriesHimself
30 Seconds to Mars Makes a Video: From Yesterday2006TV Movie documentaryHimself - Drums
House Band2006TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesThemselves / Musical Guest

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Video on Trial2006-2007TV SeriesHimself - 30 Seconds to Mars
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