Angus Young bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids.
Angus Young is a well-known professional guitarist and co-founder of the Australian rock band ‘AC/DC.’ According to Rolling Stone Magazine, he is the fourth-best guitarist.
Angus Young: Profile summary
|Birth Name||Angus McKinnon Young|
|Mononym (Nick Name)||Angus Young|
|Profession(s)||Guitarist and Songwriter|
|Nationality||British, Australian, Scottish|
|Birthplace||Cranhill, Glasgow, United Kingdom|
|Age as in 2022||67 years old|
|Heights in Feet||5 feet and 1 inch|
|Heights in cm||157 cm|
|Weight in Pound||143 pounds|
|Spouse||Ellen Young(m. 1980)|
|Net Worth||$160 million|
Angus Young: Biography & Early Life
Angus Young was born on March 31, 1955, in Glasgow, Scotland. He was born to William and Margaret Young and was the youngest of the eight siblings. Angus shifted to Sydney from Scotland with his family when he was eight years old. He never shows much interest in education, and at the age of fifteen, he left the school. From days of childhood, he was having a great interest in playing the piano and looking to his interest his mother brought him a cheap acoustic guitar.
He got most of the lessons of guitar playing from his brother and learned everything on his own without attending any external coaching classes. Later he made a career in music by following his dreams. Angus is married to Ellen, who is from Netherland. Currently, he is living in Sydney, Australia with his wife.
Angus Young: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31 March 1955, Angus Young is 65 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 1.57 m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.
Angus Young: Career
Angus began his musical journey in 1973. He started his band named ‘AC/DC’ when he was only 18 years old. The first album of his band was ‘High voltage’ which got released in the year 1974. He also becomes popular for the outfit he wears during the shows which were Schoolboy getups.
His band becomes famous in very few years and earns a huge success in Australia as a popular hard rock band. In 1975 Angus with his brother released another album named ‘TNT.’ It caught the attention of the audience and achieved huge success. Due to the popularity of this album, they got the offer to sign a deal with Atlantic Records in the UK.
Later Angus and his band gave back to back hit albums named ‘Let There Be Rock’ in 1977 and ‘Powerage’ in 1978. These albums got tremendous success and popularity. In 1979, He released his next album named ‘Highway to Hell.’ The album got exceptional popularity within the audience and became the third-highest sold album worldwide with 50 million copies globally.
This proves as a turning point in Angus’s life. He became more and more famous with his every performance. Again in 1980, Angus gave another best album which also got a huge response from the audience, and millions of copies of the album were sold in the only USA.
In the next three years from 1981 to 1983, Angus and the band face some downhill, but again they made a superb comeback with their next album ‘Ball Breaker’ in 1995. It was a chartbuster of their career with the sale of about millions of copies. Overall 17 were released by Angus and his band ‘AC/DC during the period of his career.
These albums also got huge popularity, and millions of their copies were sold worldwide. Some famous songs from Young’s band ‘AC/DC’ includes ‘Back in Back’’ ‘Hells Bells,’ ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’ and ‘Who Made who.’
Angus Young: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Young had a beautiful family life. Later on, Young married a Dutch-based woman. Her name was Ellan van Lochem. They also have their own home in Australia, The UK, and the Netherlands. Young is also a heavy smoker. He was also a teetotaller and has been this throughout his life. The names of his children are not known, and this much information is available about his personal life. One’s personal life is a matter of his or her choice. So the facts and data available are of his choice.
Angus Young: Net worth
Young’s net worth is expected to be approximately $180 million as of 2022. He maintains a good-to-go celebrity life with sorts of luxuries. He earns a good amount from his music and band performances. He has a good life and maintains a good one out of it.
Angus Young: Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Young is keenly interested in doing the tattoo and is also a music lover who likes to play different musical instruments.
- He enjoys travelling with his family.
- He is indeed a good family man.