|Real Name/Full Name:
|Stone Carpenter Gossard
|57 years old
|20th July 1966
|Seattle, Washington, US
|Liz Weber(Divorced) Vivien Wang(Marrie)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Vivian Sparks, Marlowe and Faye)
|Is Stone Gossard Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Stone Gossard is an American musician who currently is with Pearl Jam band, where he is the band’s lead guitarist. The band was formed in 1990 by Gossard and his friends Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, and Mike McCready. Before forming Pearl Jam band, he had worked previously worked with Mother Love and Green River, both based in Seattle, Washington. Besides working with Pearl Jam, he is also a member of Brad and Temple of the Dog bands as well as a solo musician. His work has been recognized all over the world, and in 2017, he became the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer.
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Early Life & Biography
Stone Carpenter Gossard was born on 20th July 1966 to his parents in Seattle, Washington. His father, David W. Gossard Jr, was a lawyer while his mother Mary Carolyn Carpenter used to work in Seattle city government. Gossard was raised in Seattle with his two sisters Shelly Joan and Star Leslie Dirette. Most of his music career has been with bands. His first band was March of Crimes in Seattle. His stay with the band was short but credits the band by introducing him to music scenes that were emerging in Seattle.
With his music career taking the bigger part of Gossard’s life, most of his person has been away from the public eye. Though there is no confirmed date, he married his first wife, Liz Weber, who is a producer. They two had a daughter together Vivian Sparks, who is now a teenager. The marriage didn’t last long, and the pair divorce though no reason was given as the cause of their marriage collapse.
Later it was believed their careers in the entertainment industry were to blame with the two spendings most of the time away from each other. Gossard later married his current wife, Vivien Lm Wang, and their union has been blessed with two children Marlowe and Faye.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 20th July 1966, Stone Gossard is 57 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 1.8m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
After a brief stay with the March of Crimes band, his next band was Green River, which was formed by Steve Turner in 1984. Gossard and Ament preferred heavy metal genre while Turner preferred Rock. This led to disagreement in the band with Turner eventually leaving the band. In 1985, the band released its first EP Come on Down, which was followed two years later by the second one in 1987 called Dry as a Bone. The fighting within the band reached a boiling point during the recording of their Rehab Doll, which led to the disbandment of the band in 1988.
In 1988, Gossard formed Mother Love Bone band with Ament and Fairweather. Initially, the band was successful in becoming one of the most highly-rated bands in Seattle. The success didn’t last long; Wood one of its members who had drug problems overdosed on heroin leading to his death some days later.
His death marked the death of the band with their album released a year later. Pearl Jam is his most successful band, having formed it in 1990 with his buddies Ament and McCready. The band has seen immense success with awards and their singles topping Billboard chart.
Awards & Achievements
With his time as a member of Pearl Jam band being his most successful, nominations and awards have been part of the band. Their single, Jeremy, who was the third song in their debut album, was nominated for Grammy Awards in 1993 in the Best Rock Song category as well as Best Hard Rock Performance. In 1993, the band was awarded four awards in MTV Video Music Award. Their second album VS got a Grammy Award nomination in 1995 for Best Rock Album.
Net Worth & Salary of Stone Gossard in 2024
Life has been good to Stone Gossard, with his music career paying well. By his teenage years, he had already made the decision to take music as a career. His pearl Jam has seen tremendous success selling millions of albums world. The band has also been on several international tours and national tours in the United States, earning him a big fortune. As of February 2024, he is estimated to be worth $90 million.
Besides music, Gossard at one time opened a recording label called Loosegroove Records that saw a lot of success working with several bands until its closure in 2000. The most notable bands he worked with include Satchel, Weapon of Choice, Green Apple Quick Step, and Critters Buggin. Gossard owns a recording studio in Seattle, where he produces most of his music.