About Tommy Ramone
It has been calculated that the overall amount of Tommy Ramone net worth reaches 5 million dollars, as of right now. He made his name well known in music industry long time before his death. Tommy Ramone is regarded as one of the most successful record producers of all time. In addition to that, he was also a song writer and an instrument player. Tommy Ramone got a lot of attention when he became a drummer for the band called “The Ramones”. As this band became quite a success, it also added up a lot to the overall size of Tommy Ramone net worth. He played with this band for the first four years after the establishment of it and he was the last surviving original member of the band before he died.
Tommy Ramone was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1949 and he passed away in 2014. He was raised in a Jewish family. Both of his parents were photographs, who survived the Holocaust hiding from the Nazis in their neighbors’ house. In 1956, the family moved from Hungary. In 1957 the family was already settling in the United States. Tommy Ramone and his family stayed in Queens, New York. When he was studying in school, Tommy Ramone was playing in some bands, too.
The first job which he got when he left school was at the Record Plant studio where he was chosen to be an assistant engineer. Tommy Ramone worked on the album by Jimi Hendrix called “Band of Gypsys”, which was released in 1970. Thus, this was his first professional job in music. Since that time, he achieved a lot in music field, which remained the main source of Tommy Ramone net worth.
Tommy Ramone at first was chosen to be the manager of “The Ramones”, but soon his position was changed to that of a drummer. One of the reasons why he had to play drums in the band was that nobody else wanted to be a drummer. Thus he played drums in “The Ramones” in the period of 1974-1978. In addition to that, he worked as a co-producer on some albums of the group, such as “Ramones”, “Rocket to Russia” and “Leave Home”. Therefore, this work also increased the overall size of Tommy Ramone net worth. In 1978 his position as a drummer was given to Marky Ramone. After that, he mainly worked as a co-producer and manager of the group.