Malcolm and Angus Young brothers formed Australian rock legend AC/DC in 1973. They’re one of the greatest rock bands of all time.
AC/DC have sold more than 200 million records worldwide, including 71.5 million albums in the United States.
In 2003, AC/DC became an inductee to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.
Back In Black Album
AC/DC’s most succesful album, Back In Black, was released on 25 July 1980 via Albert Productions and Atlantic Records.
According to Wikipedia report, the album has sold 22 million units in the US, where it is the sixth-highest-selling album of all time.
The band earned $55 million from that album.
Other Record Sales and Earnings
1 year after Back In Black, they has released ‘For Those About to Rock We Salute You’ and they earned $10 million.
In 1990, AC/DC has released The Razors Edge and the album has sold approximately ten to twelve million copies worldwide. The band earned $12 million.
In 2008, Black Ice released. The album has sold 8 million units worldwide. They earned $20 million from that album.
AC/DC’s co-founder, Malcolm Young was born on January, 6 1953 and he passed away on November 18, 2017. He was the mastermind and creator of AC/DC’s signature sound.
In 1980, he earned $22 million from record sales of their most succesful album, Back In Black.
He has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Other co-founder of AC/DC, Angus Young was born on March, 31 1955. He is the little brother of Malcolm Young and known for his energetic performances, schoolboy-uniform stage outfits and his own version of Chuck Berry’s duckwalk.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, he has an impressive net worth: $140 million.