Jakob Dylan is the lead singer and primary songwriter for the rock band, The Wallflowers. He has won two Grammy Awards from his career as a singer and songwriter. He is also popular as the son of a popular American singer, Bob Dylan.
Jakob is active in his music profession since 1987. Over the past years, he has gathered a hefty amount of money and ha an estimated net worth of $40 Million. He grew up along with his four other siblings. If you want to find out his personal life, scroll down.
Early Life of Jakob Dylan
Jakob Dylan was born on December 9, 1969, in New York in a Jewish family. He was born as the youngest child to the singer, Bob Dylan (father), and model/actress Sara Dylan (mother). He has an elder sister, Jesse Byron Dylan who is a director. His other sister is Anna Lea and brothers are Samuel Issac Abram, and Jakob Luke. He also has a step-sister, Marie Lownds from his dad’s previous marriage.
The 49 years old, Jakob lived in Greenwich Village before moving to Los Angeles with his parents. He attended high school in LA where he grew his interest in English Rock songs. It was then when he started playing guitar with his friends where he featured as a guitarist in his friends’ band, Album Trash Matinee in 1987. During his high school days, Jakob had started writing songs after shifting his focus from the guitar. After graduating from high school, he moved to New York City in order to attend Parsons School of Design where he studied art. Later a semester, he dropped out and moved back to Los Angeles to pursue his career in music.
Wife, Nicole Paige Denny
Jakob Dylan married the American actress, Nicole Paige Denny (Paige Dylan) in a private ceremony in his own house in 1992. The partners were childhood sweethearts before tieing the wedding knots. They met each other in 1988 and dated for four years.
As per the sources, Nicole is the only woman he ever fell in love within his entire career. Despite paparazzi and social media, Jakob or his wife has never enrolled themselves in any extra-affairs and rumors. The childhood sweethearts has been married for over 27 years now and still, there are no rumors of divorce..
Parents of Four Sons
Jakob and Paige share four sons together. They welcomed their first son, Levi Dylan in 1994 who is a model and musician. However, he doesn’t like to be called a model and wants to make a move away from family business towards acting.
In an interview, the eldest son of Jakob told that he doesn’t like media attention. Despite that, he is currently working on a Netflix project. As per various tabloids, he is expected to be just like his granddad, Bob Dylan because of the similar traits.
After the birth of their first child, the couple welcomed their second child, James Dylan in 1998 followed by their third and fourth sons in 2000 and 2002 respectively. So far, the details about Jakob’s other children are still under wraps.
Son of Bob Dylan
Jakob Dylan is one lucky son of Legendary singer, Bob Dylan. His dad married four women whereas, he was born from Bob’s third marriage to Sara Dylan. His father, Bob Dylan is a Nobel Prize winner for his contribution in the music and literature field. Also, Bob has been described as one of the most influential figures of the 20th century, musically and culturally.
In addition, the popular American band ranked Bob Dylan in no. 1 position in the world’s 100 most influential songwriters. His work was admired by other Legendary musicians like Johny Cash, Jerry Garcia, Paul McCartney, Neil Young David Bowie, Nick Cave, John Lennon, and many more musicians.
Net Worth – $40 Million
Jakob Dylan has a total net worth of $40 million from his career as a musician and songwriter as per the Celebrity Net Worth. He started his career from his schooling days after he dropped out and formed a band name, The Apples which later named The Wallflower.
Jakob gained success from his second album Bringing Down the Horse with several hit singles like “One Headlight” and “6th Avenue Heartache”. The album sold more than 6 million copies worldwide. In addition, they won two Grammy awards for the Best Rock Song and Best Rock Vocal Performance.
Jakob earns good amount mobey which is in millions from his career as a musician. He owns multiple houses and properties in California and New York which is estimated to be worth $25 Million. Jakob listed his main family residence in Brentwood, California for $11 million in 2009. Alongside this, he sold a mini-compound in Malibu for $7.4 million in 2011. As per reports suggest, he purchased the property for $3.98 million and spent around $1 million remodelings the property in 2011.