Bradley Nowell Death! Net Worth, Band, Earnings, Married, Wife, Children, Age, Height, and Wiki-Bio

Bradley James and wife Troy Dendekker married in 1996 but unfortunately Nowell passed away a week after the wedding.
Late American musician Bradley Nowell.
Born NameBradley James Nowell
Birth PlaceBelmont Shore, Long Beach, California
Height5 feet 8 inches
WifeTroy Dendekker (till his death)
Net Worth$1 million
AgeMay 25, 1996 (aged 28) Died

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Described as a gifted kid by many friends, Bradley James Nowell was an American musician famous as the lead singer and guitarist of the ska punk band ‘Sublime’. Born and raised in Belmont Shore, Long Beach, California, he developed an interest in the music at a young age and made himself a name in the music industry.

Sadly, Bradley’s addiction to heroin took his life at an early age and with that ended his devotion to music. Today, we look at how much fortune he made throughout his music career and his personal life. Without further delay, let’s roll.

Bradley Nowell Net Worth: How Much Did He Earn From His Music Career?

Bradley Nowell had an estimated net worth of over $1 million. The lead singer of the punk music band Subline made his fortune from his music career.

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Bradley Nowell With Band ska punk band Sublime. 

Taking on his profession, Bradley began his music career at the young age of just 16 with the band ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ with Michael Yates and Eric Wilson. Bradley’s experience with the first band did not go as expected. One of the band members describes the journey as:

” I was trying to get them to do (UB40’s version of ) Cherry Oh Baby and it didn’t work. We tried, but it just sounded like garbage. We were horrible”.

He came back to the music industry with punk band Sublime with bassist Wilson and drummer Bud Gaugh, performing in the small shows at the house parties and barbecues. Sublime gained a reputation for their rowdy behavior and eventually became one of the most popular bands in Southern California.

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Nowell’s band has several hit songs like Jah Won’t Pay the Bills, 40oz to Freedom which sold over 60,000 copies. Likewise, Sublime gave three platinum album and gold album in its successful years.

Bradley’s band albums collected over $3 million on video sales. Likewise, Rolling Stone reported in March 2010 that the album Sublime had sold over 6 million copies.

Sublime’s final album was released on July 30, 1996. Originally title Killing it was replaced by the eponymous title, Sublime, which enter the Billboard’s Top 20 with a largely acoustic single, What I Got.

Bradley Nowell Personal Life: Who Was the wife of Bradley Nowell?

Well, talking on his personal life, Bradley Nowell was in a married relationship with his wife Troy Dendekker until his tragic death on 25 May 1996. As a matter of fact, they remained just six days as a man and wife.

Late musician Bradley Nowell with wife Troy Dendekker. 

Bradly Nowell met Troy through their mutual friends during the early ’90s. Soon after the couple started going out together more frequently and eventually started to date.

Bradley and Troy became proud parents to their son Jakob James Nowell one-year before they exchanged their wedding vows on May 18, 1996, in a Hawaiin-themed ceremony in Las Vagas.

The couple lived together for almost 6 years together before the sudden death of the musician in his hotel room at San Francisco.

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Bradley Nowell had a dog named Lou which he purchased for $500 and referred as “Lou Dog”, he became a mascot for the band Sublime.

Bradley with his beloved dog, Lou. 

Following Nowell’s death in 1996, Miguel, the band’s manager cared for the dog and later died from old age on September 17, 2001.

Facts About Bradley Nowell

What was the date of birth of Bradley Nowell?

February 22, 1968

Where was  Bradley James Nowell born?

Long Beach, California, USA

When did Bradley Nowell die?

May 25, 1996

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Where did Bradley James Nowel attend his college?

California State University, Long Beach, California

Where was James Nowell buried?

 Westminster Memorial Park Mortuary, Westminster, California, United States