Carlos Dengler Net Worth, Early Life, Musician, Style, Influences, Recognition, Other Works and Relationships

Published Date   29th Aug. 2017, 23:29 pm
Carlos Dengler Net Worth, Early Life, Musician, Style, Influences, Recognition, Other Works and Relationships
Quick Info
Birth Name: Carlos Andres Dengler
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $400,000.00

Carlos Dengler net worth accelerated as he became a popular bass guitarist for the rock band Interpol.


Carlos Dengler is an American musician and actor. He was formerly involved in a rock band, Interpol. There, he was a bass guitarist. Carlos Dengler net worth rose due to his status as established musician and actor.

Early Life and Background

Born as Carlos Andres Dengler on April 23, 1974, he is now 43 years old. He was born in Queens, New York in the United States of America. Therefore, he holds American citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. However, his mother was a Columbian from California and father was a German.

Dengler spent his early days in New York, but, soon the family moved to Lawrenceville, New Jersey when Dengler was in his early teens. He later described to Spin magazine that this relocation was formative.

Career as a Musician

He went to New York University (NYU), where he was studying philosophy and history with an intention to pursue his career as an academician. During this time in 1997, guitarist Daniel Kessler approached him. Since Kessler had been looking for musicians and Dengler’s clothes fascinated him, Kessler asked if he would be interested to join in the unformed band of that time.

Even though Dengler had a different intention, he agreed to join the band. Soon, he figured out his place in the band which he liked. Dengler became famous as a bass guitarist but he did not limit his talent to guitar alone. He also played keyboards in studio and during live performances. The talented musician played both the instruments until the band started touring to support their first album Turn on the Bright Lights.

In 2010, the official website of the band Interpol announced Dengler’s departure. The website wrote that Dengler was involved in writing and recording procedure of the fourth album of the band. However, he would not be staying with Interpol for any further activity.

Three months after the announcement, Dengler left the band. After departure, he revealed that he did not actually like playing bass guitar. The other band member, Sam Fogarino, clarified that Dengler was tired of playing the instrument and touring as it was not the instrument of his choice.

Later, the band Interpol found a replacement for Dengler. They involved David Pajo in place of Dengler from 2010 to 2011. Since 2011, Brad Traux joined the band as the live bassist.

Style and Influences

Carlos Dengler net worth increased as he brought up his own style. One of the remarkable influences he got is wearing bass guitar real low often near the knee level like Joy Division bass guitarist Peter Hook. Later, he established his own trademark with stylized bass lines, clean tone, octave jump and strident staccato bursts. Simon Gallup and John Taylor also influenced his style.

Appearances and Recognition

In 2005, Carlos Dengler net worth hiked as URB magazine put him on its cover. The title on the cover page read “Interpol + The Cult of Carlos D”. The magazine emphasized the rock star’s talent as DJ, his thoughts, style and role as the band member.

Despite his growing fame and popularity, Dengler expressed his dissatisfaction in an interview in 2007. He remarked “Everyone stopped recognizing me on the street. I forgot what it’s like just to be a normal person. It felt so good”.

Film Composition, Scoring and Other Works

Since Dengler was a skilled club DJ in his days at NYU, he continued it successfully pulling a good crowd. Carlos Dengler net worth and fame increased due to his capability to draw attention of crowd at booth after-parties and separate gigs. Consequently, he appeared on the cover of electronic and hip-hop centered URB magazine in 2005 edition.

Moreover, he showed interest in film composition and scoring. Eventually, he started working on films and TV projects which he continues still today. He wrote and scored Golgotha and My Friends Told me About You, where he himself is the lead actor. Besides, he has written episode 1 of each of the TV series, Conan (2011), Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2010) and Late Show With David Letterman (2010).

Similarly, the multi-skilled personality, Carlos Dengler net worth grew as he remixed songs for VHS or Beta’s “Night On Fire”, Nine Inch Nail’s “Every Day is Exactly the Same” and Interpol’s “Public Pervert”. Additionally, he has contributed “Katya and Josh Ain’t havin’ It” to HBO Voyeur Project.

He came up as a guest musician with the 8G house band on Late Night with Seth Myers in 2016. Furthermore, he presented an autobiographical show Homo Sapiens Interruptus at 2016 New York International Fringe Festival. The one-man show emphasized Dengler’s interest in heavy metal music as well as paleoanthropology.

Relationship and Personal Life

The musician has earned far and wide recognition and fame through his career. He has attracted attention of public through his work but never let them know about his personal life. the private rock star’s relationship is yet to unfold. However, sources state that he has dated American singer, Jessicka from 2003 to 2004. Further information about his relationship and affairs are still a secret.

Salary and Net Worth

The versatile personality with boasting talent earned well enough through his music career and other works. The creative and erudite musician Carlos Dengler net worth is $400,000 according to the recent data.

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