Keith Levene, an English musician and founding member of The Clash and Public Image Ltd has a net worth of $3M as per celebrityhow. His major source of earnings comes from songwriting and music composing. He was mostly known for his projects like 1989’s Violent Opposition, featuring the members of Red Hot Chili Peppers members.
Levene died at the age of 65 in Norfolk, United Kingdom. His passing was confirmed on social media by former public image band members Martin Atkins and Jah Wobble. According to Guardian, he was battling liver cancer for a long time.
Keith Levene Net Worth: How Rich Is The Guitarist?
Keith Levene has a networth of $3M in 2022. The majority of his earnings come from songwriting, music composing, and Guitarist. He was a progressive rock fan from a young age and started working as a roadie for Yes on their Close to the Edge tour.
Levene joined The Clash and The Flowers of Romance as the founding member in 1976. After the Sex pistols got separated in the 1970s, he and John Lydon co-founded Public Image Ltd. Keith was involved in writing, performing, and producing the PiL albums First Issue, Metal Box, and Flowers of Romance.
RIP Keith Levene. Here he is with Public Image Ltd inventing all the best post-punk guitar sounds in one single song. The full 1979 recording of Chant from Check It Out is at https://t.co/Po46rFpVGX pic.twitter.com/tx9PHiUEV9
— Birmingham 81 (@Birmingham_81) November 12, 2022
He left PIL in 1983 after a disagreement broke out while releasing the fourth album This Is What You Want… This Is What You. Keith released the original versions of the songs under his own label. He later moved to Los Angeles where he formed a company with his wife that contribute to his revenue.
Keith Levene’s Cause Of Death Revealed
Keith Levene’s cause of death is Liver Cancer which he had been battling for a couple of years. His wife confirmed the death stating, ” He’s gone and I can’t stop crying.”
Keith Levene :1957-2022
R. I. P. pic.twitter.com/UOg9jZq2ff
— Graham Crosby (@Gracro5) November 12, 2022
The guitarist’s former teammates from Public Image Ltd (PIL) expressed their grief at his passing. Drummer Martin Atkins tweeted, “A terrible day to learn of the demise of guitar legend Keith Levene. We had ups and downs that had soured over time. But My respect for his unique talent never will.”
Details on His Family
Keith Levene was born into a Jewish family. Other details regarding his family and friends are not available on the Internet.
RIP keith levene My beloved partner who passed away at our home on 11/11/22 peacefully, painfree ,cosy n well loved .he was an iconic guitarist and composer my best friend , my love , my everything , I love you to the moon 🥰🥰 pic.twitter.com/K6Y2ybnWJt
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His parents always believed in his musical talent and provided every opportunity so that he could be a successful rock musician in the world.