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Malcolm Young Biography

Malcolm Young
Malcolm Young
Full Name/Real Name: Malcolm Mitchell Young
Birth Date: 6 January 1953
Died Date: 18 November 2017, Elizabeth Bay, Australia
Birth Place: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Height: 1.62 m
Weight: 65 kg
Nationality: Australian
Spouse: Linda Young (m. 1979–2017)
Children: Cara Young, Ross Young
Dating: N/A
Profession: Musician and songwriter
Net Worth in 2019: $120 million

Malcolm Young was a famous icon in the Music industry. He was the rhythm artist of the guitar and the driving force of the band. Today AC/DC band become famous because of the hard work of Malcolm Young.

But do you know how much is Malcolm Young’s net worth in 2019 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Malcolm Young’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Malcolm Young’s career, professional life, and personal life but also about his net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2019, Malcolm Young has a net worth of $120 million.

Early Life & Biography

Malcolm Mitchell Young was born in the year 1953 on 6th January. His place of birth in Glasgow, Scotland, UK but his origin is from Sydney, Australia. He was the co-founder of AC/DC. Malcolm young started AC/DC crew with his brother Angus Young. He was the guitarist, songwriter and backing vocalist for AC/DC hard rock band.

Malcolm Young Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Malcolm Young

What is Malcolm Young’s marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
Is Malcolm Young having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Malcolm Young Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Malcolm Young’s Spouse? (name): Linda Young (m. 1979–2017)
Does Malcolm Young Have Any Kids? Cara Young, Ross Young

Malcolm was a family man. He got married to his love O’Linda Young and be with her till death. He had two children, Cara and Ross. Young has been a career of 41 years in the music industry.

Career, Awards & Nominations

Malcolm Young began his career as a guitar player in the local band named Velvet Underground. He started his career at the age of nineteen inspired by his older brother’s name was George Young. Then Malcolm joined Marcus Hook Roll Band with his brother Angus, George and his music partner Harry Vanda. The first-ever album released with this band was Tales of Old Grand-Daddy in 1974 in Australia.

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Malcolm played the guitar in the album “Evie” by Stevie released in 1974 which is written and produced by his partner Harry Vanda and his brother George Young. This has an 11-minute song and has three parts, and Young played solo guitar in the first part of the song.

It was 1973 when he started his band AC/DC Hard Rock with his brother Angus Young at the age of twenty. In this band Malcolm played the role of rhythm guitar, Angus was the lead guitarist, Colin Burgess played the drums, Larry Van Kriedt on bass guitar and Dave Evans as the vocalist. The first album of the AC/DC band was “Can I sit next to you girl.” Malcolm Young faced lots of obstacles in his life. In one incident, A loving friend and a former crew member Geezer Butler pulled a knife on him. Vocalist Mark Evans narrated disagreement with Malcolm Young.

Malcolm leads the band and AC/DC became famous due to his effort. There are so many achievements as the biggest selling album “Back in Black.” In the year of 1980, his lead singer Bon Scott died, but the band got success continuously. After that AC/DC released 17 studio albums and got three ARIA awards and one Grammy award. The lifetime achievements came for Malcolm and his crew when they instated in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. On 18th November 2017, Malcolm Young closed his eyes and left us forever.

Malcolm Young Net Worth & Earnings in 2019

Malcolm Young Net Worth
Malcolm Young Net Worth

Being a successful singer, musician, guitarist, and co-owner of AC/DC, Young has earned fame and lots of money. His estimated total net worth is $120 million as of 2019.

Malcolm Mitchell Young was the Michael Jackson of the music industry. He was popular among the people for his music and also for his best personality. He established AC/DC as one of the famous bands in music in the music industry. He was a legend in the music industry.