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Rivers Cuomo net worth:
$30 Million

Rivers Cuomo information

Rivers Cuomo information

Birth date: June 13, 1970
Birth place: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.689 m)
Profession:Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Composer, Lyricist
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Kyoko Ito (m. 2006)
Music groups:Weezer (Since 1992), Homie

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Rivers Cuomo Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Rivers Cuomo was born on 13th June 13 1970, in Manhattan, New York City USA of Italian (mother), German and English (father) descent. He is a musician, whose fame came from being the lead vocalist and guitarist of Weezer, an alternative rock band. The artist is also a songwriter and has a successful solo career.

So just how rich is Rivers Cuomo? Sources estimate that Cuomo’s net worth is $30 million, money having been made mostly in the music industry. He has released several albums with his band and as a solo artist and, besides the albums sales and royalties, he makes money from tours and appearances. He uses a Gibson Jr. when recording in the studio and plays Gibson SG’s during live performances.

Rivers Cuomo Net Worth $30 Million

Rivers Cuomo was raised in an ashram in Connecticut, but he moved to Los Angeles when he was 19. He went to Harvard University, which he attended intermittently between 1995 and 2006, when he obtained his BA degree in English. Besides playing the guitar, the musician can also play the piano, the clarinet and the harmonica. He is also good at playing drums, trumpet and bass guitar.

After performing with several rock bands, Cuomo founded Weezer in 1992. Together with the band, he released ten studio albums, including “Weezer (The Blue Album)” (1994), “Maladroit” (2002), “Make Believe” (2005), and “Hurley” (2010), and “Everything Will Be Alright in the End” (2014). He also performed for six of the band’s EPs and he appeared on a DVD produced by Weezer. The band has released numerous successful hits, including “Perfect Situation”, “Undone – The Sweater Song”, “Buddy Holly”, “Pork and Beans”, and “Island in the Sun”. These have been a significant source of his net worth.

Rivers Cuomo released three albums containing home demos, “Alone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo”, recorded in 2007, “Alone II: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo”, which appeared one year after the first, and “Alone III: The Pinkerton Years”, released in 2011. As a solo artist, he has also had several collaborations with artists like Cold, Crazy Town, and Mark Ronson. He also appeared in Crystal Method’s video for the hit “Murder” and the video for “Cocaine Blues”, by The Warlocks. In 2008, Cuomo started a project on YouTube, called “Let’s Write a Sawng”, in which the artists decided to write music following YouTube users’ suggestions. In 2011, the musician helped the Japanese singer Hitomi to record the independent album “Spirit”. As a fan of soccer, Cuomo played in the “Photograph” video and wrote “My Day Is Coming”, a song dedicated to the US men’s soccer team.

Besides music, Rivers Cuomo also hosts “Nerd Night”, a series of events where the artist presents productions and adaptations of Shakespeare classics. The artist is active in the social media. He has more than one million followers on Twitter, about 30,000 friends on Instagram and over 80,000 fans on Facebook.

Rivers Cuomo married Kyoko Ito in 2006 and they have a daughter, born in 2007. According to the media, Cuomo owns a house in Malibu California, estimated to be valued at $4 million.

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Parks and Recreation 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
My Mad Fat Diary 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Boyhood 2014/I writer: "Island in the Sun" - uncredited
The Smurfs 2 2013 writer: "Magik 2.0"
Dancing with the Stars 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010-2013 TV Series writer - 10 episodes
Pitch Perfect 2012 writer: "Magic", "Trebles Finals: Bright Lights Bigger City/Magic" uncredited
Hand-Drawn: A Perfect Therapy Story 2012 Short writer: "My Best Friend"
Made in Chelsea 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Prom 2011 writer: "Can't Keep My Hands Off of You"
Yogi Bear 2010 writer: "My Best Friend"
Psych 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jackass 3D 2010 Documentary writer: "Memories"
So You Think You Can Dance Canada TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Marmaduke 2010 writer: "If You're Wondering If I Want You To I Want You To"
Guitar Hero: Van Halen 2009 Video Game writer: "Dope Nose"
Late Show with David Letterman 2009 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Guitar Hero 5 2009 Video Game writer: "Why Bother?"
The Simpsons 2006-2009 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy 2009 TV Movie writer: "Buddy Holly"
Drillbit Taylor 2008 writer: "Photograph"
21 2008 writer: "Everybody Get Dangerous"
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game writer: "My Name Is Jonas"
Rock Band 2007 Video Game writer: "Say It Ain't So"
Accepted 2006 writer: "Holiday"
Bring It On: All or Nothing 2006 Video writer: "Beverly Hills"
Aquamarine 2006 writer: "Island in the Sun"
Amplitude 2003 Video Game writer: "Dope Nose"
The Hot Chick 2002 writer: "Starlight"
The Sopranos 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mr. Deeds 2002 writer: "Island In The Sun"
Teachers 2002 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Out Cold 2001 writer: "Island In The Sun"
Holiday in the Sun 2001 Video writer: "Island In The Sun"
Smallville 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Pie 2 2001 writer: "Hash Pipe"
Meet the Deedles 1998 performer: "American Girls" / writer: "American Girls"
Mallrats 1995 writer: "Susanne"
Beavis and Butt-Head 1995 TV Series writer - 1 episode



Weezer: Troublemaker 2008 Video short
Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 2004 Video documentary



DeTour 2015 TV Movie executive producer pre-production
Rise & Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story 2011 Documentary executive producer



Last Call with Carson Daly 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Best Hit USA 2013 TV Series Himself
Sound City 2013 Documentary Himself
Jackass 3D 2010 Documentary Himself
VEVO Go Shows 2010 TV Series Himself
Kyocera's All Access @ Virgin Mobile Freefest 2009 Documentary short
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2005 TV Series Himself
The Work of Director Mark Romanek 2005 Video documentary Himself (segment "El Scorcho") (as Weezer)
Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 2004 Video documentary Himself
The Work of Director Spike Jonze 2003 Video documentary Himself (segment "Buddy Holly") (uncredited)
Top of the Pops 2001 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live 2001 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Weezer: Buddy Holly 1994 Video short Himself

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Video on Trial 2005-2006 TV Series Himself - Accused / Himself - Weezer

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1 (Late 2004) The new Weezer album is finished.
2 Weezer is on hiatus this summer as the future of the band is uncertain. [July 2006]
3 Currently recording on the fifth Weezer album with producer Rick Rubin. [September 2003]
4 Touring with Foo Fighters and attending Vipassna courses.
5 Currently finished his band's EP, 'The Lion and the Witch', and is currently working on the band's 5th album. [October 2002]
6 Completing his English Major at Harvard University. [March 2006]
7 Engaged to marry Kyoko Ito
8 Was a metal head as a teenager. When he was in high school, he took a picture of Carlos Cavazo from Quiet Riot to a local salon and told the woman to make him look like that. After an hour, it was done and his mom was so mortified at his appearance that she left the salon and Rivers had to walk three miles back home.
9 Weezer was originally signed to record the main song for Shrek 2 (2004) soundtrack.
10 Attended E.O. Smith High School in Northeastern Connecticut, hence the "E.O. Smith Records" which can be seen on the back of some of his albums. The school's only other famous alum is Peter Tork of The Monkees.
11 Attended Harvard University where he wrote most of the famous "Pinkerton." Just a few months before graduation he dropped out.
12 When he was born, his left leg was 44 mm shorter than the other. When he made enough money, he got a leg brace in which he wore for quite some time. Everyday he had to turn it to fix his leg. He also got surgery for it.
13 Claims that his mom named him "Rivers" because she gave birth to him near a river but also claims his dad named him that after two famous Italian soccer players, Rivera and Riva, and a Brazillian soccer player, Rivelino.
14 Is a vegetarian. He has been voted "sexiest celebrity vegetarian" on Peta.com
15 Does not have a middle name because his parents wanted him to chose it, but he never got around to it.
16 The name of his 4th album "Maladroit", was inspired by a fans e-mail.
17 He grew up with divorced parents and that was his inspiration for the song, "Say it ain't so" on the Weezer album.
18 Weezer, the name of his rock band, is actually his childhood nickname.
19 Graduated from Harvard University with a degree in English (2006)
20 Is the lead singer and guitarist for the rock band Weezer.

1 I've sold two million records, I've toured around the world singing in front of thousands of people. And there's a girl sitting across from me in English 101, and I just look up at her every once in a while and put my head back down. I'm still a pathetic fool. No matter how many records I sell, I'm never going to be in Kiss.
2 I had rock-star dreams from 8 or 9 almost nonstop. I thought it was going to be like being a God on earth: having as many women as you want whenever you want them, having super powers, being incredibly wealthy, never doing laundry. Instead I found myself in the dead of winter in Boston with a long beard, no friends and a bum leg. It was pretty disillusioning...
3 I love getting older, though. I just feel like I have more control over the universe -- or my small corner of it, at least.
4 Your brain is always searching for reasons to doubt yourself; I'm pretty experienced with that.

1 Buddy Holly style glasses
2 Sticker covered guitar and his unique punk rock style
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