Zack de la Rocha (Musician) Net Worth

Zack de la Rocha (Musician) Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Zack de la Rocha net worth is
$50 Million

Zack de la Rocha Wiki Biography

Born Zacharias Manuel de la Rocha on the 12th January 1970 in Venice Beach, California USA, he is a musician, singer and songwriter, but best known to the world as the lead singer of the rap metal band Rage Against the Machine from 1991 until 2000, and again from 2007 until 2011 when the group finally disbanded. He has been involved in several other projects, including One Day as a Lion, among many others.

Have you ever wondered how rich Zack de la Rocha is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Rocha’s net worth is as high as $50 million, an amount earned through his successful career, active since the late ‘80s.

Zack de la Rocha Net Worth $50 Million

Of Mexican, Irish and German ancestry, Zack is the son of Olivia Lorryne Carter and Robert “Beto” de la Rocha, an artist and muralist; his parents divorced when he was only six years old and from his hometown he moved to Irvine, California to live with his mother.

During his junior high school, Zack befriended Tim Commerford with whom he started the band Juvenile Expression. From there, he moved on to the band Hardstance, from which the hardcore band Inside Out was formed in 1988. As a part of Inside Out, Zack is credited with a single record – “No Spiritual Surrender” – released through Revelation Records, two years following the band’s formation, but then in 1991, the band broke up.

Zack then started performing in clubs, but as a hip-hop artist, which caught the attention of the guitarist Tom Morello. The two talked and decided on forming a band, and with the addition of Brad Wilk and Tim Commerford, Zack’s longtime friend, Rage Against the Machine was formed. In 1992, the group released their debut self-titled album through Epic Records, which became successful as it achieved multiple platinum status in the US, Australia and Britain, which propelled them to stardom and increased Zack’s net worth to a large degree. In order to promote their album, Rage Against the Machine went on tour, including performing on the main stage at Lollapalooza in 1993.

Their second album – “Evil Empire” – came out in 1996, and became the first Rage Against album to peak at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 chart, while it also achieved multiple platinum status in the US, further increasing Rocha’s wealth.

The band continued in the same rhythm, producing political songs which resulted in another No. 1 album “The Battle of Los Angeles”, released in November 1999, again adding a considerable amount to Zack’s net worth as it achieved double platinum status in the US and Canada. Before he left the group, they released one more album – “Renegades” – their least successful album, though it still achieved platinum status in the US and Australia.

Zack left the band in 2001, as he wasn’t satisfied with the freedom given to his writing talents; he became more focused on politics, but other members of the band didn’t like it and as a result, the group went on hiatus which lasted until 2007. From 2007 to 2011 they toured extensively with the last show performed at the LA Coliseum on the 30th July 2011, as the headliners of the LA Rising festival.

Aside from Rage Against the Machine, Zack was a part of the band One Day as a Lion, alongside Jon Theodore as drummer; the duo released one EP “One Day as a Lion”, before dissolving in 2011.

Since then, he has recorded several solo songs, but also collaborated with other musicians, such as for “Digging for Windows”, on which he worked with El-P, among others.

When it comes to his personal life, Zack is engaged to Carolina Sarmiento. Previously, he was in a relationship with Jenifer Chu, a beauty pageant queen.

Since finding out that his grandfather fought in the Mexican Revolution, Zck has been fighting for the rights of the Zapatista movement in Mexico, and has supported the EZLN by writing songs in their honor, including “People of the Sun” and “Without a Face”.

He has also helped the Chicano people organize music workshops, and launched the Centre de Regeneracion, where Chicano youths could develop their talents. Unfortunately, the center provided refuge for only two years, before it stopped operating.

Full NameZack de la Rocha
Net Worth$50 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 12, 1970
Place Of BirthVenice Beach, California USA
Height1.78 m
ParentsRobert de la Rocha, Olivia Lorryne Carter
Music GroupsRage Against the Machine, One Day as a Lion (Since 2008), Inside Out (1988 – 1991)
MoviesRage Against the Machine, Live at Finsbury Park, Zapatista, Live at Finsbury Park, Rage Against the Machine, Zapatista
1Frantic rap-style Delivery
3Often gives short fiery speeches during concerts that reflect his views
4Profanity laden rants and lyrics
6Raw vocals
7Wild, aggressive dancing and stage antics
1One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds.
2Your anger is a gift.
3Governor Jan Brewer and the Arizona legislature have created an environment in Arizona where performing is no longer a neutral act. They have created an environment where they can convert the normal commercial interaction between artists and their fans into the means to apply this racist law.
4I'm in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world. To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice.
5There are many Sheriff Arpaios. People who have taken to local city, county, and state governments across the county the idea that immigrants are the problem. That immigrants are to blame.
1Released One Day as a Lion's self-titled EP. [July 2008]
2Touring with the re-formed 'Rage Against The Machine', having just finished the Big Day Out festival concerts in Australia and New Zealand. [March 2008]
3Working on his solo record with DJ Shadow and Trent Reznor. [October 2003]
4Vocalist and keyboardist of the alternative rap duo One Day as a Lion, featuring former The Mars Volta drummer Jon Theodore.
5Is a Vegetarian.
6Is Chicano.
7The lead singer of the band Rage Against the Machine. De la Rocha left the band in 2001 after he felt "they weren't taking enough musical risks." His bandmates later formed Audioslave with Chris Cornell. After Audioslave disbanded in 2007, Rage Against the Machine was revived and de la Rocha rejoined the band.
8His father, Beto, was a muralist.


One Hit Wonderland2012-2015TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
My Mad Fat Diary2013-2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Sound City2013Documentary writer: "Killing in the Name"
Pauw & WittemanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
P.O.V.2011TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta2011TV Movie documentary lyrics: "Bulls on Parade" - as Zack de la Rocha
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front2011Documentary writer: "Sleep Now In The Fire"
Live from Studio FiveTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Madden NFL 20102009Video Game lyrics: "Guerrilla Radio" / writer: "Guerrilla Radio"
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video Game writer: "Bulls On Parade"
Dirty Sexy Money2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero II2006Video Game writer: "KILLING IN THE NAME OF" - as Z De La Rocha
Coachella2006Video documentary writer: "Om Nia Merican" - as Zach De La Rocha
Audioslave: Live in Cuba2005Video documentary lyrics: "Bulls on Parade/Sleep Now in the Fire"
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video Game writer: "Killing In The Name" - as Zack M. DeLaRocha
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle2003writer: "Sleep Now in the Fire"
The Matrix Reloaded2003writer: "Calm Like a Bomb"
S.P.U.N.G2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Last Party 20002001Documentary writer: "Bulls on Parade" - uncredited
This Is What Democracy Looks Like2000Documentary writer: "Guerrilla Radio"
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 22000Video Game writer: "Guerrilla Radio" - as Zack De Rocha
Bamboozled2000performer: "Burn Hollywood Burn" / writer: "Burn Hollywood Burn"
The Matrix1999writer: "Wake Up"
Godzilla1998/Iarranger: "No Shelter" - as Zack de la Rocha / writer: "No Shelter" - as Zack de la Rocha
Daria1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
Higher Learning1995lyrics: "YEAR OF THE BOOMERANG", "TIRE ME" - as Zack de la Rocha
Natural Born Killers1994lyrics: "Bombtrack", "Take the Power Back" - as Zach de la Rocha


Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City2001Video documentary
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles2001Video
Rage Against the Machine1997Video documentary


Children of the Revolution: Tune Back InDocumentary completed
Orange County Hardcore Scenester2011DocumentaryHimself
The Rage Factor: Rage Against the Machine Live from London2011VideoHimself
Rage Against the Machine: Live on the BBC2009TV MovieHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2007TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica 20032003TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
25 Years of Punk2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City2001Video documentaryHimself
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles2001VideoHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Rage Against the Machine)
Zapatista1999DocumentaryHimself (Rage Against The Machine singer)
Free Tibet1998DocumentaryHimself (Rage Against the Machine)
Rage Against the Machine1997Video documentaryHimself
The Word1993TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Provokation2015Documentary shortHimself
The Ultimate Song2002Video documentaryHimself (member of Rage Against the Machine)

Known for movies

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