Sean Lennon is a musician, composer, and producer who belongs to the United States and has a net worth of $200 million. Sean Lennon followed in the footsteps of his famous musician father, John Lennon, and went into music.
Since the release of his first solo album, “Into the Sun,” in 1998, he has gone on to release nearly 20 studio albums and extended plays (EPs), both as a solo artist and with the bands Cibo Matto, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, Mystical Weapons, the Claypool Lennon Delirium, and Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band, amongst others.
Lennon has also done work in the film industry, and some of his film scores include “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead” (2008) and “Smile for the Camera” (2005). “Smile for the Camera” was released in 2005, and Lennon co-wrote the screenplay for it. In 1997, he had a cameo appearance on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” as a musician. The following year, he appeared in an episode of “Melrose Place” as himself.
Sean Lennon Net Worth (Updated 2022)
|Net Worth:||$200 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 9, 1975 (46 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Profession:||Musician, Singer-songwriter, Writer, Guitarist, Record producer, Film Score Composer, Actor, Composer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Sean Lennon Early Life
On October 9, 1975, in the city of New York, Sean Taro Ono Lennon was born. Sean Lennon is the son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. H he has a half-brother named Julian who is the child of John’s previous marriage to Cynthia Powell. Elton John is said to be Lennon’s godfather.
After Sean was born, John took some time off from music to focus on raising his son, but tragically, the former member of the Beatles was shot dead by Mark David Chapman when Sean was just 5 years old. Lennon received his early education in New York, as well as in Tokyo (kindergarten) and Switzerland (Institut Le Rosey) (Ethical Culture Fieldston School and Dalton School).
Following his graduation from high school, Sean studied at Columbia University to complete a course in anthropology for 3 semesters before deciding to abandon his academic pursuits in order to focus more on his music and tour with Yoko.
In 1981, John Lennon made an appearance on Yoko Ono’s album “Season of Glass,” and in 1984, he played “It’s Alright” on the album “Every Man Has a Woman,” which was a tribute album to Yoko Ono. During his formative years, Sean earned creative credits for albums that were released by his mother, including “It’s Alright” (1982), “Starpeace” (1985), and “Onobox” (1992).
When John Lennon was 16, he and Lenny Kravitz wrote the song “All I Ever Wanted.” It was on Lenny’s 1991 album “Mama Said,” and John and Lenny later worked together to cover John’s “Give Peace a Chance.” In the year 1988, Sean had a role in the film “Moonwalker” starring Michael Jackson.
Sean Lennon Career
Lennon was invited to attend Cibo Matto on touring as their bass player in the year 1996. He eventually became a member of the band and was a guest musician on the album that their side-project Butter 08 released in 1996 under their own name.
Sean’s work with Cibo Matto led to him securing a record deal with Grand Royal Records, which is owned and operated by the Beastie Boys. The albums “Super Relax” (1997) and “Stereo Type A” (1999) were both released under the Cibo Matto moniker. Lennon initially debuted as a solo artist with the release of his album “Into the Sun” in 1998. Subsequently, he issued the long play “Half Horse, Half Musician” in 1999 and the album “Friendly Fire” in 2006.
In 2001, he participated in the televised memorial known as “Come Together: A Night for John Lennon’s Words and Music,” during which he gave live performances of the songs “Across the Universe,” “This Boy,” and “Julia.” Following the dissolution of Grand Royal Records in 2001, Sean entered into a recording agreement with Capitol Records.
In the band Mystical Weapons, he released the albums “Mystical Weapons” (2012) and “Crotesque” (2013). In 2015, he and Les Claypool formed The Claypool Lennon Delirium, and they have since released the albums “Monolith of Phobos” (2016) and “South of Reality” (2019), as well as the EP “Lime and Limpid Green” (2017).
In 2018, Sean produced a cover of John and Yoko’s “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” alongside Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson. The 3 of them played the song on the episode of “Saturday Night Live” that aired on December 15th. Lennon has been a producer for a number of albums, some of which include “Primitive” (2000) by Soulfly, “Between My Head and the Sky” (2009), and “Take Me to the Land of Hell” (2013) by Plastic Ono Band, “Lust for Life” (2017) by Lana Del Rey, and “Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art?” (2016) by Black Lips (2017).
In 2006, he wrote, directed, and starred in the film “Friendly Fire,” which also starred Carrie Fisher and Lindsay Lohan. Two years later, he appeared in and composed the score for the superhero film “Alter Egos,” which was released in 2012. In addition, Sean composed the score for the movie “Ava’s Possessions,” which was released in 2015.
Sean Lennon Personal Life
Since Charlotte Kemp Muhl was just 17 when they first met in 2005 at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Sean and Charlotte Kemp Muhl decided to spend the first 2 years of their relationship as friends before moving on to a serious relationship.
In 2008, the duo established their own band known as The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger. Since then, they have released three studio albums under their own record label known as Chimera Music: “Acoustic Sessions” (2010), “La Carotte Bleue” (2011), and “Midnight Sun” (2014). The music publication “Rolling Stone” ranked “Midnight Sun” as one of the best 50 albums of 2014.
In addition, in 2013, Lennon participated in an online performance that was held to collect donations for the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace. In the years 1996 to 1999, Lennon performed at and assisted in the organization of the Tibetan Freedom Concerts.
In October of 2011, Sean took part in the Occupy Wall Street protests. The following year, he initiated the “Artists Against Fracking” campaign and authored an editorial for “The New York Times” headlined “Destroying Precious Land for Gas.”
Sean Lennon Real Estate:
Lennon paid $9.5 million for a home that he purchased in the Greenwich Village borough of Manhattan in the year 2008. At the beginning of 2015, Sean’s neighbors, Addie and Gary Tomei, who are also the parents of actress Marisa Tomei, filed a lawsuit against him for $10 million, claiming that a tree on Sean’s property caused “irreparable damage to the structural integrity of the building” by uprooting a portion of the foundation of their home, cracking their stoop, and uprooting a portion of their home’s foundation. In September of 2016, a judge gave Lennon the order to cut down the Ailanthus tree, which was 70 years old and 60 feet tall.