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Imagine Dragons is an American rock band that started back in 2008. The band is originally from Las Vegas, Nevada and currently consists of 4 members. They are Dan Reynolds, Wayne Semons, Ben McKee, and Daniel Platzman. Reynolds is perhaps the most popular out of the four as he also works on many individual projects.
The Breakthrough band of 2013, according to Billboard, has come a long way from where it started becoming one of the biggest band that is present today. Some of the best songs they have produced which they are known for today includes chart topping “Radioactive” as well as “Demons”.
Here are some interesting facts about the band:
1.Imagine Dragons net worth (Combined) is estimated to be $13 million
As of 2018, Imagine Dragons net worth is estimated to be around $13 million.The front man of the band, Dan Reynolds’ net worth alone is more than $5.5 million. Till today, it has been reported that they sold a combined 12 million albums and 35 million singles globally which more than justifies for the group’s high net worth.
They do tours and live performances not just in the U.S., but through the world and have established Imagine Dragons as a brand name. Reynolds deserves big credits for holding up the band as a brand for so many consistent years and for being the only member left today from when it had started.
Today Reynolds is set to release a documentary in association with HBO called “Believer” that is about the treatment of LGBTQ members in Utah. Along with this, the group and Reynolds are expected to release many projects for its fans in the coming years.
2.Reynolds is the only member to have been with the band from the start
The band started in 2008 when Dan Reynolds and Andrew Tolman first met at Brigham Young University. They initially started as a five man group though there have been numerous changes over the years.
They first released an EP called Speak to Me. After changes among the members, they released EP’s called Imagine Dragons, Hell and Silence, and It’s Time. By 2011, they had signed with Interscope Records and had started doing live performances.
3.“Radioactive” was their big breakthrough in the international scene
“It’s Time” had given them some publicity but it was their debut album Night Visions that would set the tone for Imagine Dragons. The album went on to peak at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart that year and its hit single “Radioactive” would reach No.1 on the Billboard Alternative songs.
That single alone sold in excess of 7 million copies in the U.S. This was avery crucial moment for the band as it helped them create a massive fan following and head them towards the mainstream for rack music.
Their successes have paved the way for the future works that they would go on to produce like their second studio album “New Year’s Resolution”
4.They have a charity called Tyler Robinson Foundation
The group also has a philanthropic eye and is involved in many charitable contributions. Among them, they had set up the Tyler Robinson Foundation in association with Tyler Robinsons’s family.
The purpose of the foundation is to help the young people who are battling from cancer. They have used music and their performances to raise money for such an important cause.
In the past, they have also partnered with Do The Right Thing: National Campaign to Stop Violence. Over the years, they have been involved in numerous fundraising programs for different causes including the Refugee crisis and supporting LFBTQ organizations.
5.Imagine Dragons has won five Billboard Music Awards
Over the span of many years of hard work, the band has been able to establish its name as one of the best in the world. To prove it, we only need to see the prestigious awards and accolades that they have collected as a band over the years.
They have won 5 Billboard Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards, 1 World Music Awards, as well as one Grammy Award. They are a truly global band and have left traces of their music for the entire world to hear.