Pat Smear Wiki, Age, Married, Wife, Career And Net Worth

Pat Smear Wiki, Age, Married, Wife, Career And Net Worth

What Is Pat Smear's Net Worth?

Pat Smear is a Guitarist, Songwriter and Musician with a net worth of $25 Million. He is also a singer who has received a success in different genres of music and mostly known for the rock band "Foo Fighters". Pat has also established himself as an actor and is also mostly known for working with bands like "Nirvana".

Quick Facts About Pat Smear

Pat Smear's Net Worth $25 Million
Age 62 years old
Date of Birth Aug 5, 1959
Place of Birth West Los Angeles, California
Height 1.84m
Gender Male
Nationality United States of America
Profession Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter

Who Is Pat Smear? Wiki, Age and Early Life Explored

Pat Smear is a Singer, Guitarist, Musician and Songwriter aged 62. He was born as "George Albert Ruthenberg" and later named himself "Pat Smear" for his stage name. Smear was born on August 5, 1949 to the father who was from German and later emigrated to America. His mother was an African-American. Hence, he is of Native American descent.

Pat Smear at his teenage

Pat Smear in 70s

Pat's parents always wanted him to learn Piano, but he was interested in Guitar, so he learned Guitar for himself first.Pat don't had a very smooth childhood, unlike other kids. He was extremely inclined towards spirituality and religion when he was child, which even caused him to leave his house at the age of 13 so that he could join Jesus's commune.

He attended "Innovative Program School" to complete his early education at University High School in Los Angeles. This is the place where he met his future bandmate, Darby Crash who had the same dream. Later, they worked together and achieve their dream. But, both of them were kicked out of IPS because of their unruly behavior.

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Pat Smear's Net Worth And Career

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Pat Smear has earned a net worth of $25 Million from his successful career as a Singer, Guitarist, Musician and Songwriter. He had an inconsistent career as a musician as he left and joined many bands and also worked as a solo artist for a long period of time.

Pat Smear worked for nearly nine music bands from genres punk rock to hardcore and from death-rock to post-grunge. Still, He is very talented a versatile musician. As he already learned guitar when he was a child, he got a chance to sharpen his career. With his schoolmate Darby Crash, he founded a band, named it, "Germs". They also teamed up with bassist Lorna Doom and drummer Dottie Danger.

After the death of his mate Crash, he worked solo and released two albums, "Ruthensmear" and "So You Fell in Love with a Musician". In 1994, he came together with the band the "Foo Fighters" and left the band in 1997 due to the relentless touring schedule of the band. In 2005, He got a huge boost in his career after he rejoined the band, "Foo Fighters" which also caused a boost to his net worth.

He has also appeared on the MTV fashion show "House of Style" with Cindy Crawford. Pat has played on the "Nirvana" albums MTV Unplugged in New York. He has also worked for "Nirvana", and "With the Lights Out".

Pat Smear Married, Wife, and Kids Explored

As, Pat Smear is an extremely private person, his personal life never came on headlines. It was known that Smear is married, and he has one child, a daughter with his wife and long time girlfriend Jena Cardwell. The details of their dating life are not much revealed. It was reported they meet at Germs band's second show. The two were together for more than two decades till 1997 but no news about the pair is known on the internet afterwards. Hence, his current relationship and personal life is still a mystery.

Pat Smear

Pat Smear (Image Credit : Instagram)

Interesting Facts About Pat Smear

  • Pat Smear has played on albums of Foo Fighter which includes, "The Colour and the Shape", "Skin and Bones", "Echoes", "Silence", "Patience & Grace", "Wasting Light", and "Sonic Highways".
  • Pat is not much active on social media.