Quick Facts of Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood
- Full NameJonathan Richard Guy Greenwood
- Net Worth$45 million
- Date of Birth1971 /11 /05
- NicknameJonny Greenwood
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceOxford, England
- ProfessionMusician and composer
- Active Year1985-present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseSharona Katan
- Height5 feet 9 inch
- EducationAbingdon School
- ChildrenOmri Greenwood and Zohar Greenwood
Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood also known as Jonny Greenwood is an English, musician, and composer. As a musician, Jonny plays in Alternative Rock, Electronica art rock, Experimental Rock, and classical genre music. He is present in the industry since 1985.
Jonny is blessed with two children with his Israeli Wife. Who is Jonny’s Wife? What is his children’s name? What is his net worth? Let’s find out about that in the article below.
Jonny Greenwood’s Early Life and Height
Greenwood was born on November 5, 1971, in Oxford, England. He was born under the sun sign of Scorpio to his army father. Jonny grew up in Oxford with his elder brother Colin Greenwood who is also a Radiohead Bassist.
Greenwood went to Abingdon School with his brother and completed his education there. His brother exposed him to rock music and since then he became keen interest in the music. Jonny played instruments at a very young age and now he can play Guitar, Piano, keyboards, Ondes Martenot.
Jonny stands at a height of 5 feet 9-inch.
Jonny Greenwood’s Career
Before starting his career, Jonny formed a band in high school called On a Friday and played on local gigs. In 1991, after signing with Label EMI, they changed the band name from On a Friday to Radiohead. Their first single was creep and it became a huge success.
After that, Radiohead came with the second album named The Bends and the success followed. OK Computer, Kid A, Amnesiac, In Rainbows, and The King of Limbs are some of their albums. Jonny and the band sold more than 30 million albums and enrolled in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2019.
Jonny Greenwood's score for the film You Were Never Really Here is to be released on vinyl next month by Invada and Lakeshore Records; find out how to win a copy https://t.co/61tMxGJR3u pic.twitter.com/BTXyZTYED5
— The Quietus (@theQuietus) May 9, 2018
Besides, Working with the band, Jonny has also composed soundtracks for movies. His soundtracks were included in the movie Junun, Bodysong, There will be Blood, Norwegian Wood, We need to talk about Kevin, The Master, Phantom Thread, and Inherent Vice.
Jonny Greenwood’s Wife and Children
Greenwood married his Israeli Wife Sharona Katan during the year of 1995. The couple met each other in 1993 during the concert in Israel. Radiohead was performing in Israel and thereafter Jonny and Sharona met each other. They dated for two years before tying the wedding knot.
The couple welcomed their first child, Omri Greenwood, a daughter in 2005. Then in February 2008, their second child was born named Zohar. Sharona is raising kids as Jews and celebrates every Jews holiday.
What is Jonny Greenwood’s Net Worth?
With his long career as a musician and composer, Jonny has the estimated wealth of $45 million. Most of his earnings come from his career as musician and composer. At first, Radiohead band had a turnover of $264,746 but now it has a turnover of more than $30 million.
From his career as a music composer in movies, Jonny makes on average of $1 million to $5 million. Apart from composing music and touring with the band, Jonny Greenwood also has created a corporate empire with his band. They sure to have a turnover of millions of dollars annually.