Facts about Tony Iommi
|Net Worth||$140 million|
|Salary||Over $7 million annually|
|Income Source||Guitarist, songwriter and producer|
|Birthday||February 19, 1948|
|Wife||Maria Sjoholm (m. 2005)|
|Real Name||Anthony Frank Iommi|
|Parents||Anthony Frank (Father) and Sylvia Maria Iommi (Mother)|
Tony Iommi Biography and Early Life
Tony Iommi is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer. He was born Anthony Frank Iommi on February 19, 1948 in Handsworth, Birmingham, England and he was raised there. He was born to his parents named Anthony Frank (Father) and Sylvia Maria Iommi (Mother). He grew up as the only child of his parents and had neither a brother nor a sister.
Tony Iommi Net Worth
Tony Iommi net worth is estimated to be $140 million. He earns over $7 million as salary annually. His net worth and salary amassed due to the success in his career as a guitarist, songwriter and producer.
Tony Iommi Career
Tony Iommi played in several blues/rock band from 1964 until 1965. From 1966 to 1967, he played in a band named The Rest. From January till July of 1968, he was a guitarist for the band Mythology. In 1968, he joined the band Jethro Tull for a short time and then rejoined Earth music band. In August of 1969, Iommi and his band mates renamed their band from Earth to Black Sabbath. In 1971, Black Sabbath released an album titled Master of Reality. They also released other albums like Technical Ecstasy, Never Say Die! And Heaven and Hell. In 1992, Iommi appeared at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, where he performed.
In 2000, Iommi released his first album as a solo singer, it was titled Iommi. In 2004, he released an album titled The 1996 DEP Sessions and his third solo album was titled Fused. With the Heaven & Hell band crew, he released albums like Live from Radio City Music Hall in 2007, The Devil You Known in 2009, Neon Nights: 30 Years of Heaven & Hell in 2010 and more. Over the years, he has collaborated with the likes of Ian Astbury, Henry Rollins, Serj Tankian, Dave Grohl, Ozzy Osbourne, Phil Anselmo and many others.
Tony Iommi Wife
Tony Iommi is married to his wife named Maria Sjoholm. They got married in 2005. Maria Sjoholm is a former vocalist for Swedish alternative metal band Drain STH. She and Tony met for the first time in 1998. Iommi was previously married to Susan Snowdon (1973 – 1976), Melinda Diaz (1980 – 1985) and Valery Iommi (1987 – 1993).
Tony Iommi Religion
Tony Iommi is a Catholic. In 2016, he made it known to the public that he believed in God. He also revealed that he had not attended Church services since he was a child.
Tony Iommi Residence
Tony Iommi resides in Birmingham, England.
Tony Iommi Real Name
Tony Iommi’s real name is Anthony Frank Iommi.
Tony Iommi Parents
Tony Iommi was born to his parents named Anthony Frank (Father) and Sylvia Maria Iommi (Mother). His father was a carpenter and his mother was a Shop owner.
Tony Iommi Siblings
Tony Iommi grew up as the only child of his parents and had neither a brother nor a sister.
Tony Iommi Kids
Tony Iommi has a daughter named Toni-Marie Iommi.
Tony Iommi Height and Weight
Tony Iommi stands at a height of 1.83 m. He weighs 65 kg.
Tony Iommi Nationality and Ethnicity
Tony Iommi is of British nationality. He is of white ethnicity.
Tony Iommi Zodiac Sign
Tony Iommi was born on February 19, 1948 and his zodiac sign is Pisces.
Tony Iommi Education (High School and College)
Tony Iommi studied at Birchfield Road School.
Social Media Presence
Iommi has over 2 million Twitter followers, over 500 thousand Facebook followers and he is also active on other social media networks.
Controversies, rumours and legal issues
In May of 1968, police raided the Black Sabbath’s flat and found hard drugs and this resulted in them being fined. After words about the raid went public, it affected their performances as people didn’t want to have drug users perform for them at shows.