Nicko McBrain – Iron Maiden Drummer

Published Date   18th Jun. 2019, 12:23 pm
Nicko McBrain – Iron Maiden Drummer
Quick Info
Birth Name: Michael Henry "Nicko" McBrain
Birth Place: Hackney, London, England
Birth Sign: Gemini
Spouse: Rebecca McBrain
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 05/06/1952
Age: 71 years old
Nationality: British
Net Worth: $30 million
Qualification: Degree in Engineering
College: Southgate Technical College

Nicko McBrain was born on 5th June of 1952 in Hackney, London, England. He is an English musician and is famous for being the drummer of the British Heavy metal band Iron Maiden. He holds a degree in Engineering from Southgate Technical College.

Nicko McBrain’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. Currently, he is married to his wife Rebecca McBrain. The couple together has two sons Nicholas McBrain and Justin McBrain.

Net Worth And Earnings

As mentioned earlier, Nicko McBrain’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. He has managed to garner such fortune throughout his career as a musician and drummer. He also owns a musical instrument store. McBrain also earns a decent amount of money from tours and concerts with bands. Nicko McBrain's net worth

Nicko McBrain is an English drummer for Iron Maiden. Picture Source: Sonor.

Earnings From Musical Career

Nicko McBrain started his drumming career playing Rollings Stones and Beatles with school bands. However, he along with Gordon Giltrap released an album titled ‘Fear of the Dark‘ which is also his debut album. In 1981, he first met with Iron Maiden and joined the band in 1982. Iron maiden released their first album with new drummer Nicko McBrain in 1983 titled Piece of Mind.

The album Piece of Mind is available on Amazon and costs around $9.49. Nicko McBrain must have earned a massive amount of money after the band sold the albums. To date, Iron Maiden has released more than a dozen of the collection featuring Nicko McBrain such as Somewhere in Time, The X Factor, A Final Frontier, The Trooper and many more.

Nicko probably must have received a considerable amount of money for his work in the collection because of his contributions.

Other Ventures

Besides playing the drum for Iron Maiden, he is also in business. He owns a musical instrument store named “drum one” in Manchester, UK. The store specializes in drum kits and related merchandise. Nicko probably earns a considerable amount of money from the store too.

Nicko McBrain’s Jaguar

Drummer Nicko McBrain is a lifelong enthusiast of Jaguar cars. In 2012, the manufacturers built a custom XKR-S model under his specification.Nicko McBrain's car

Nicko McBrain along with his Jaguar XKR-S model. Picture Source: Top Speed. 

In March 2018, Jaguar revealed a customized Jaguar XJ series III for McBrain.

Nicko McBrain’s Drumkit

As of now, Nicko McBrain uses Sonor SQ² Custom Drum Kit and Cymbals by Paiste. As for the sticks, he prefers to use Vic Firth. His cymbals are labeled with Iron Maiden’s logo font. He previously used Premier Elite drums and Sonor Phonic Plus High Teach Drums.

Family And Relationship

Nicko McBrain was born and raised in Hackney, London. For some reason, he hasn’t shared much information about his parents and siblings. His family members are living a private life. It seems they don’t want to come in the spotlight. However, it is reported that he holds white ethnicity and British nationality.

Talking about Nicko McBrain’s relationship status, he is married to Rebecca McBrain. The couple got married after dating for some time. Since then, the couple is still together holding each other’s hand. Along with his musical career, Nicko McBrain is also enjoying a great life with his wife. But he has refused to share further information about his wife. The couple is blessed with two sons.Nicko McBrain's wife

Nicko McBrain along with his wife, Rebecca McBrain. Picture Source: Pinterest.

Nicko McBrain’s first child Nicholas McBrain was born in 1983, and second child Justin McBrain was born in 1992. Both of Nicko’s children have taken to their father and have become drummers. Nicko is so proud of his sons as they are carrying his legacy and pursuing their career as drummers. As of now, they are residing together in Boca Raton, Florida.

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