Tony Royster Jr. Net Worth

March 3, 2023
2 mins read

Tony Royster Jr. was born on 9 October 1984 in Nuremberg, Germany, a son of Gayle and Tony Royster Sr. He is perhaps best known as an American drummer who performed at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards.

So just how rich is Tony Roster Jr. as of late 2017? Authoritative sources estimate that Tony’s net worth is now over $200,000, accumulated largely from his over two decades long career as a drummer.

Tony Royster Jr. Net Worth $200,000

Born in Germany, Tony was raised in Hinesville, Georgia. Being born into a music-orientated family, Tony naturally developed a passion for that field, and began playing drums when he was only three years old. He worked on plenty of projects at an early age, including performing at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards show when he was only 15, and in the Nickelodeon House Band and on the Jenny Jones show. In addition, he collaborated with Hikaru Utada, the number one selling Asian artist, and toured with him in 2001. Meantime, he attended Liberty County High School, matriculating in 2002.

His career is full of collaborations with high-profile singers, such as the hip hop world legend Jay-Z, in addition working with artists such as Imajin, Lazyeye, New Flava, Joe Jonas and Joss Stone. His music includes a wide range of genres, such as jazz, funk, R&B and Latino. Specifically speaking about his projects, in 2006 he teamed up with Hidden Beach Recordings to produce ‘’Unwrapped Vol. 6: Give the Drummer Some!’’, which went on to take the number one place on jazz charts. In the following year, Royster released the inspirational video ‘’Pure Energy’’, and in 2009 ‘’The Evolution of Tony Royster’’. During the same year, he supported Barack Obama by performing at his inaugural ball with Jay-Z, in addition to performing at the Glastonbury Festival, one of the most important annual music festivals held in Mendip, UK. Besides that, he also performed at Modern Drummer Festival, the Montreal Drumfest, and the Florida Drum Expo. As of 2011, he worked with The Jonas Brothers, and in August appeared on ‘’The Late Show with David Letterman’’, performing for Drum Solo Week II in addition to being featured on ‘’The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’’ and on ‘’Conan’’, in the same year.

Being a successful drummer, he has deals with brands such as DW Drums, Remo drumheads, Sabian Cymbals, Vic Firth sticks, LP percussion, Drumframe and Shure microphones among others. Speaking of his equipment, he uses DW Drums Collectors Maple and 7″x8″ Rack Tom in his solo career, besides Sabian products HHX Evolution 13’’ hi-hats and HH Splash 12’’. He has also appeared on the silver screen, being featured in the movie entitled ‘’Common Ground’’, alongside his favorite drummer, Dennis Chambers.

Royster’s skills have been recognized by audiences, and in 1995 he was the winner of the Guitar Center National Drum-Off! competition held in Hollywood. He was named the #1 Up and Coming Drummer by Modern Drummer magazine 2000 readers’ poll and, in the following year, the #2 in the UK 2001 readers’ poll.

Royster doesn’t share much information regarding his love life and relationship status. He has a brother named Calvin, and they still reside in Hinesville with their family.

Daniel Wanburg

As the Managing Editor at Net Worth Post, I lead a talented team in delivering compelling content on the lives and achievements of influential figures. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for storytelling, I oversee the production of insightful biographies that resonate with our audience. My role involves not only managing the editorial process but also conducting research, crafting engaging narratives, and ensuring the accuracy and quality of our publications.

At NetWorthPost, we strive to provide our readers with in-depth profiles that offer valuable insights into the worlds of business, entertainment, and beyond. Through meticulous research and captivating storytelling, we bring to light the remarkable journeys and successes of individuals who inspire and captivate us.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Don't Miss