Angus McKinnon Young is the fourth greatest guitarist among all according to the rock stone magazine. Angus Young is famous for his Fabulous and energetic performance on the stage. He was recognized for his school uniform outfit in which he used to perform. He is a professional guitarist and also a co-founder of the famous Austrian rock band AC/DC. He is the lead guitarist and songwriter of the AC/DC band.
Angus Young wiki/Biography
Angus Young lived with his family in Cranhill, Scotland. From his childhood, he started working in different places. At first, he worked as a wheel boy, after that he used to work in the Cement business. In 1940, he decided to join the air force to help the air force army of the Country during world war 2. He also worked as a yardman and postman. At the very young age of 15, he left school and started playing Banjo. His mother bought him a guitar in which he started playing music on it.
Angus Young age, education, family, religion, and more
Angus Young was born on 31 March 1955 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. His father is William Young (born 16 February 1911) and his mother Margaret Young and his family live at 6 Skerryvore Road in the Cranhill district of Glasgow in Scotland. His wife’s name is Ellen Young and is a housewife and hails from the Netherland. He holds American nationality. These perfect couples are blessed with many children. His siblings are Malcolm Young, George Young, Alexander Young, Stephen Crawford Young, and more. At the age of 15 years, young left his schooling at Ashfield Boys High School. He started playing guitar on the cheap and old acoustic model that was gifted by his mother.
Angus Young Physical Appearance
Angus Young is a well-known personality. Apart from guitar playing and songwriting e is popular for his physical appearance, style, and dressing sense on stage. Angus has a height of 1.57 meters and a weight of 65 kg. He has brown eyes and hair with a beautiful smile which enhances his personality. He loves his family from the core of his heart.
Angus Young Career
He started his music career From the year 1973 with Malcolm young were perform in their brother, George and Harry Vanda, his music partner called Marcus Hook Roll Band. Before the formation of the AC/DC band, he used to play in a local group called Kentucky.
When it was just 18 years old, he with his brother Malcom formed AC/DC band. “High Voltage” was his first album dubbed and was released in 1974. He became quiet for his outfit style. He used to appear in a schoolboy getup during his performances. In few years his band become popular and earn huge success in Australia as a rock star band. Angus with his brother released another album named ‘TNT’. This album collected huge popularity among the audience. Due to the popularity of this album, they get an opportunity to sign a deal with Atlantic Records in the UK. After that, he, with his band gave many hit albums like ‘Let There Be Rock’ and ‘Powerage’ in the years 1977 and 1978 respectively. This all albums achieved huge popularity among his fans. In the year 1979, he released one more album named ‘Highway To Hell’, this album successfully achieved huge popularity among his audience that it becomes the third highest sold album in the world. Approx 50 million copies are sold. This album was the turning point of his life and after that he continuously achieving success in her life.
Angus Young Net Worth
As of April 2021, the net worth of Angus young net worth is calculated at $160 million. The major portion of his wealth is generated from his career as a guitarist. His band gives tremendous 15 albums and many of this album gain huge popularity from his audience which help them to earn a large amount of money. Which increase the overall wealth of Angus Young. His band was able to sell 200 million albums on an international level. In the year 2003, Angus and his band were engraved in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which achieved a huge financial profit for each member of the band. In 1980, the band releases another popular band “Black in Black” which became the second highest-selling album globally. Before AC/DC band Angus’s source of income was “Kantuckee”. Now Angus has many real estate properties. He achieved high financial success in his career. In 2007, Angus with his wife Ellen built a 3 story mansion in Aalten which is Ellen’s hometown. The 3-story mansion includes a huge backyard, a recording studio, and many rooms including a guest room. Young’s also has a big mansion in the Kangaroo point of Sydney.
Some Lesser known facts about Angus Young
- Angus Young holds the 24th position of the best Guitar player of all time.
- On 16th May 2012, Young was featured as the best Australian guitarist of all time in a survey conducted by Australian Guitar Magazine.
- In August 2006, Young was awarded Kerrang Magazines Legend award from the famous editor, Paul Brannigan.
- Angus also won many awards in different years for “Big Gun”, “Highway to Hell”, “Rock ‘n’ Train”.