Rob Zombie Career and Net Worth
Rob Zombie Career and Net Worth, When was Rob Zombie’s first movie? The article delves into the life and career of Rob. It highlights major milestones in the life of the musician, film director and producer.
Rob Zombie is a musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer. Rob has a net worth of approximately $50 million as of this writing. While first achieving fame as the front-man and chief creative force behind the rock band White Zombie, he has since transform his craft becoming distinguished as a director of horror movies, including the 2007 remake of John Carpenter’s Halloween and the 2005 cult hit The Devil’s Rejects.
Rob Zombie Early Life
Rob Zombie was born Robert Bartleh Cummings on January 12, 1965 in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Rob’s younger brother Michael David Cummings, also a musician, would later be known as Spider One- the lead singer of rock group Powerman 5000. Growing up, Rob was fixated with horror movies and performance art musicians like Alice Cooper. These influences that would play a clear role in his creative development later in life. After he graduated high school, he took classes at Parsons School of Design. While playing music in his free time, Rob also worked as a production assistant on the TV show Pee-wee’s Playhouse.
Rob Zombie Music Career
After three EPs that failed to garner much traction from audiences or critics, White Zombie released their debut studio album Soul-Crusher in 1987 through their own independent record label. It was the group’s fourth extended play record that finally caught the attention of executives at Geffen Records. Under Geffen, the band released their third studio album La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Volume One in 1992, which would become their first big success. The group’s fourth and final studio album Astro-Creep: 2000 – Songs of Love, Destruction and Other Synthetic Delusions of the Electric Head was a massive commercial success. It made it to #6 on the Billboard 200 courtesy several popular singles, notable “More Human than Human”. The album sold two million copies in the US alone. In 1996 the band released a remix album that became the final official project from White Zombie before the band got disbanded. Rob continued to work in music during this period, collaborating with musical idol Alice Cooper on a song for an official X-Files compilation album. He has severally ruled out any sort of band reunion, alluding to personal problems between himself and other members of the band. When was Rob Zombie’s first movie? His first movie was House of 1000 Corpses in 2003.
Rob Zombie Directorial Work
Rob directed and wrote the film House of 1000 Corpses in 2003. The film went on to earn $17 million worldwide, eventually establishing what became a signature franchise. In 2005, Rob directed The Devil’s Rejects, a sequel to the earlier film which got comparative raves from critics and fans. Then, in 2007, he directed Halloween, followed by the 2009 sequel Halloween II. Also in 2007, Zombie was one of several filmmakers invited to take part in Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s genre anthology film Grindhouse, directing the short faux-trailer for an imaginary film entitled Werewolf Women of the SS.
Rob Zombie Personal Life
Rob has been married to Sheri Moon Zombie since Halloween, 2002. The couple are both vegans as well as supporters of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).