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Find out Brendon Urie’s net worth as the star announces the end of Panic! at the Disco after almost two decades.
The 35-year-old, who formed the band in 2004 with three of his childhood friends, announced the end of an era on Instagram on Tuesday (January 24).
“I am going to bring this chapter of my life to an end and put my focus and energy on my family,” he said before revealing he is expecting his first baby.
The star thanked fans for their “immense support over the years” and explained: “Sometimes a journey must end for a new one to begin.”
The singer has a net worth of $12 million, Celebrity Net Worth reveals.
This wealth was accumulated through his career as the lead vocalist and frontman of the Las Vegas-based group Panic! at the Disco.
However, he has also appeared on Broadway, had a successful solo career, and plays numerous instruments including the guitar, piano, drums, bass, cello, violin, trumpet, accordion, and organ.
The 35-year-old starred in Kinky Boots on Broadway in 2017, wrote a song for the SpongeBob Squarepants musical, and collaborated with Taylor Swift on her track Me!.
Childhood friends Ryan Ross and Spencer Smith began playing music together in ninth grade and formed Panic! at the Disco in 2004.
They invited a friend from another school, Brent Wilson, to join, and he then invited his classmate Brendan Urie to be in the band too.
The group rehearsed in Spencer’s grandmother’s living room and did Blink-182 covers before signing a recording contract with Fall Out You bassist Pete Wentz.
Some of them dropped out of high school and college to focus on their music and signed to his new record label Decaydance Records.
At the time, they hadn’t even performed one live show and the signing didn’t get a good reaction at first, but Wentz believed in them.
The band released their debut album A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out in September 2005, which was recorded in Maryland.
It didn’t chart very high and only got to No. 112 on the Billboard 200 album chart, but the group still went on to have huge success.
Bassist Brent left the band in May 2006 and Panic! at the Disco went on to release their second album Pretty. Odd. with just three members.
Three years later, Ryan and Jon left the band in July 2009 and formed their own group called The Young Veins, but only released one album.
Remaining members Spencer and Brendon released the band’s third album Vices & Virtues as a duo before enlisting new member Dallon Weekes.
Panic! at the Disco only released one album with him, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!, after which Brendon went solo.
The final three albums Death of a Bachelor, Pray for the Wicked, and Viva Las Vengeance were released as solo projects by Urie with guests.
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