Dave Mustaine is a 56-year-old American guitarist and frontman for the heavy metal thrash band Megadeth. Dave Mustaine was previously in the rival band Metallica until he was replaced by another guitarist Kirk Hammett, which urged Dave Mustaine to form the band Megadeth.
The American guitarist has worked with two greatest bands of all times and, has produced numerous milestone songs owing to which he has earned an impressive net worth from his profession. The article below deals with his overall net worth and the lifestyle he leads.
Dave Mustaine's Net Worth: $20 million
Dave Mustaine has an estimated net worth of $20 million, which he has earned solely from his works with his band Megadeth, and from the tours and concerts that he's been on.
Dave owns a massive estate in Fallbrook, California, which he had put on sale for the price of $5.375 million. He later lowered the price to $3.895 million in June 2016. Mustaine again decreased the price by $700,000 and put it for $3.195 million.
But unfortunately, the guitarist didn't find any buyer for his estate and was enlisted on June 2, with an entirely new agent at a price of $3.175 million.
The property now sits at its lowest price of $2,800,000. The house also serves as a Megadeth Boot Camp, where Megadeth fans can take the guitar and, other musical lessons, and also jam in the house's inbuilt studio if they are willing to spend $999 and $5,499 each.
He also owned a 5,345 square feet house in northern San Diego, which was sold at a price $995,000, around the end of 2012, which have added to his total net worth.
Dave Mustaine is also a huge car enthusiast, and his garage houses a wide collection of luxury cars including his 2006 Aston Martin Vanquish which has a market price of $110,185.
Apart from this, the American guitarist also owns a Rolls Royce which is available in the market at a price ranging between $311,900 - $345,900, a 2006 Bentley Continental GT which costs around $167,585, a 2010 Range Rover that costs $78,425and not to forget his Mercedes-Benz which can be purchased at a price range of $48,400 - $61,350 and are part of his net worth.
The American guitarist has released a total of 15 albums with his band, which have earned quite well.
- Dystopia (2016) - $48,000
- Super Collider (2013) - $86,000
- Thirteen (2011) - $120,000
- Endgame (2009) - $150,000
- United Abominations (2007) - $122,000
- The System Has Failed (2004) - $171,000
- The World Needs a Hero (2001) - $219,000
- Risk (1999) - $1,005,000
- Cryptic Writings (1997) - $1,750,000
- Youthanasia (1994) - $1,205,000
- Countdown to Extinction (1992) - $2,415,000
- Rust in Peace (1990) - $1,180,000
- So Far, So Good... So What! (1988) - $1,100,000
- Peace Sells... but Who's Buying? (1986) - $1,160,000
- Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good! (1985) - $254,000
The earnings from all these albums are all part of his current net worth.
Dave Mustaine's Lifestyle
Dave is a married man and has two kids with wife Pamela Anne Casselberry: a son named Justis David Mustaine and a daughter, Electra Nicole Mustaine, who is pursuing a career in country music.
Mustaine is a martial artist and holds black belts in Ukidokan karate and taekwondo, and has also remained as an ambassador for World Taekwondo Federation.
Dave Mustaine Kicked out of Metallica
The American guitarist is a devout Christian, but as a kid, he was raised as a Jehovah's witness. He is a non-supporter of homosexuality and gay marriages, though he has not been clear on where he stands on such matters.
Throughout his career, he has made many angry comments at politics, and against International and American politicians, which can be heard in his songs like Holy Wars...The Punishment Due, Peace Sells... but Who's Buying? and many others.