Brian Molko Net Worth

Brian Molko Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Brian Molko net worth is
$3 Million

Brian Molko Wiki Biography

Brian Molko was born on the 10th December 1972, in Brussels, Belgium and is a musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist and vocalist, who came to prominence by being the lead singer of the popular alternative rock band Placebo. They have released seven studio albums, and had a number of hit singles, such as “Pure Morning” (1998), “The Bitter End” (2003), which is their hallmark, “Meds” (2006), and too Many Friends” (2013), among many others.

Have you ever wondered how rich Brian Molko is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Molko’s net worth is as high as $3 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the music industry, which has been active since 1992.

Brian Molko Net Worth $3 Million

Brian is the second child born to an American banker of French-Italian ancestry, and a highly devout Roman Catholic mother of Scottish ancestry. During his childhood, Brian lived in several countries and continents, including Liberia, Lebanon and Belgium. The Molko family settled in Longeau, Belgium, near to the Luxembourgian border. He went to the American International School of Luxembourg – where he first came in touch with his future band mate Stefan Olsdal – and then enrolled at Goldsmiths College in London, where he studied drama.

Brian lived in London during his college years and already implanted himself into the London underground music scene. He was a part of the band Ashtray Heart, alongside Steve Hewitt, and one day bumped into his old classmate Stefan Olsdal, whom he immediately invited to one of Ashtray Heart concerts. The trio teamed up and formed Placebo, but Steve left the group soon after since he had other on-going musical projects, so Brian and Stefan brought in Robert Schultzberg as their new drummer. They started building-up their name by performing in local clubs, and then in 1995 released their first single “Bruise Pristine”. Placebo signed a recording contract with Caroline Records the following year and released their self-titled debut album later that year. The album was an immense hit, reaching No. 5 on the UK Chart and achieving platinum status in the UK and France as well, increasing Brian’s net worth to a large degree. It turned out to be their highest rating album in the UK in their entire career, but they became popular all over the world with their albums reaching gold and platinum status in several countries, including Australia, Germany, Switzerland Austria and others, which only added a substantial amount to Brian’s wealth. Robert left the group after the release of the debut album, and Steve Hewitt returned to drumming duties and remained with Placebo until 2007 when he left due to creative differences between him and Brian. Some of the most successful albums include “Sleeping with Ghosts” (2003), “Meds” (2006), “Battle for the Sun” (2009), and “Loud Like Love” (2013).

Aside from his successful career with Placebo, Brian has also collaborated with numerous successful artists, including Michael Stipe on the song “Broken Promise”, then worked with Timo Mass on several songs, and with David Bowie and The Cure as well, among many others.

Regarding his personal life, Brian has a son with his long-time girlfriend, Helena Berg. He is openly bisexual and has become known for his androgynous looks and for wearing makeup in Placebo videos and live performances as well.

Full NameBrian Molko
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 10, 1972
Place Of BirthBrussels, Belgium
Height5' 6" (1.68 m)
EducationGoldsmiths, University of London, International School of Luxembourg
ChildrenCody Molko
SiblingsStuart Molko
Music GroupsPlacebo
1Deep blue eyes
2Black make-up
3Androgynous look
1Music is about expressing things you can't in everyday life.
2Placebo is music for outsiders, by outsiders and our gigs are like conventions of outcasts, which is cool.
3If I was a girl I'd still swing both ways anyway.
4We live in a strange bubble.
5If Placebo was a drug, they would no doubt be pure heroin - dangerous, mysterious and totally addictive.
6My dad wanted me to grow up and be a business man like him, my mum wanted me to grow up and go to heaven like her!
7...Opinions are like assholes, everybody's got one.
1Sleeping with ghosts promotional tour around the world. [March 2004]
2Recently played at the Leeds and Reading Festival and currently gearing up for new album released on th 25th October 2004 "Once More With Feeling" Singles collection 1996-2004 [September 2004]
3Currently touring Europe [June 2010]
4On Tour around the world Promoting new Album Sleeping With Ghosts [June 2003]
5Fluent in French due to his upbringing in Luxembourg, he has written and sung a few of Placebo's songs in French as well as English.
6He bought a real telecaster. He plays other instruments such as bass, harmonica, keyboard, saxophone, drums and turntables.
7Taught himself to play guitar; at the age of 16 he got a Telecaster replica as a present from his parents.
8He has also occasionally worked as a disc jockey at clubs.
9In the same year he was voted as 39th of the 50 sexiest rock stars by Kerrang! magazine readers.
10His first child, a boy named Cody, was born in 2005 from Brian's long-term partner, photographer Helena Berg.
11In 2002, he sang the song "The Metric System" by Trash Palace for their CD "Positions". Another song on the same CD, he performed as a duet with Asia Argento, "Je t'aime moi non plus". The song was originally made famous in the 1970s by French singer Serge Gainsbourg & actress Jane Birkin.
12He is lactosintolerant.
13He dyes his hair black.
14Speaks French
15At the age of 17, Brian upped sticks and moved to England to study drama at Goldsmiths in London.
16The early years of Brian's life were spent with him being taken anywhere from Liberia to Lebanon to Luxembourg by his father, an international banker.
17Born 10th of December 1972 to Scottish and American parents
18Played at David Bowie's 50th Birthday Party
19Plays acoustic and electric guitars, Keytar, bass and voice
20Graduated with a degree in drama from Goldsmiths College.
21Lead singer/guitarist of rock band, Placebo


Placebo: English Summer Rain2004ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Twenty Years2004ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Special Needs2003ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: The Bitter End2003ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: This Picture2003ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Black-Eyed2001ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Slave to the Wage2000ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Special K2000ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Taste in Men2000ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Every You Every Me1999ShortBrian Molko
Velvet Goldmine1998Malcolm
Placebo: Pure Morning1998ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: You Don't Care About Us1998ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Nancy Boy1997ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: 36 Degrees1996ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Teenage Angst1996ShortBrian Molko
Placebo: Bruise Pristine1995ShortBrian Molko


Placebo: English Summer Rain2004Short
Placebo: Twenty Years2004Short
Placebo: Special Needs2003Short
Placebo: The Bitter End2003Short
Placebo: This Picture2003Short
Placebo: Black-Eyed2001Short
Placebo: Slave to the Wage2000Short
Placebo: Special K2000Short
Placebo: Taste in Men2000Short
Placebo: Every You Every Me1999Short
Placebo: Pure Morning1998Short
Placebo: You Don't Care About Us1998Short
Placebo: Nancy Boy1997Short
Placebo: 36 Degrees1996Short
Placebo: Teenage Angst1996Short
Placebo: Bruise Pristine1995Short


My Mad Fat Diary2013-2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Kaboom2010writer: "The Bitter End"
Hjernevask2010TV Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode
Violanchelo2008writer: "Without You I'm Nothing", "I Know"
Hollow Hell Part 3: Watch Your Step2007Video short writer: "Without You I'm Nothing"
Yo soy la Juani2006writer: "Pure Morning" - as B. Molko
Alone in Time Part 3: Fear2006Video short performer: "Running Up That Hill"
The Chumscrubber2005writer: "Pure Morning"
Cruel Intentions1999writer: "Every You Every Me"


Icarus2015/IShort producer
Sue's Last Ride2001Short executive producer


Placebo: Loud Like Love2014Short original music by


House of Boys2009director's thanks: very nice casting encounter


Popkult2010TV SeriesHimself
Reading and Leeds Festival2009TV SeriesHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2004-2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Quelli che... il calcio2006TV SeriesHimself - Performer
The Album Chart Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Placebo: Androgyny2005Video documentaryHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself
20h10 pétantes2004TV SeriesHimself
Placebo: Soulmates Never Die - Live in Paris 20032004Video documentaryHimself
Tout le monde en parle2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Double je2003TV Series documentaryHimself
V Graham Norton2003TV SeriesHimself
Sendung ohne Namen2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Rive droite - rive gauche2003TV SeriesHimself
The Kerrang Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks1997-2001TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Team Member
Paskvil2001TV SeriesHimself
Nulle part ailleurs2000TV SeriesThemselves
Top of the Pops2000TV SeriesHimself
Rage1999TV SeriesHimself
SexTV1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Nulle part ailleurs. 1ère partie1999TV SeriesHimself
Brit Awards 19991999TV SpecialHimself / Placebo
Exclusive1998TV Series documentaryHimself - interviewee
Jo Whiley1998TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest

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