If an Iggy Pop concert was held in Antarctica would the singer still go shirtless? He probably would. After all, Iggy Pop is wild, raw, frantic, and unpredictable. He’s not affected. The sexual gyrations, the stage diving (which he invented), and performing topless all come natural to him. After all, he’s the original. It’s your favorite rock/punk singer that’s copying Iggy Pop, not the other way around.
Iggy Pop tours have been a fixture for about 40 years. During that time, the singer’s popularity has fluctuated, but never has the energy he expelled on stage. Having Iggy Pop tickets means you’re seeing a legend, a hall of famer, and a true original in his element. Iggy Pop is the type of performer whose concert can change your life.
What Is Iggy Pop's Net Worth?
Iggy Pop’s net worth is estimated to be around $15 million. He earned that sum as both the front man of The Stooges, as a solo artist, and through collaborations with David Bowie.
Some of Iggy Pop’s most famous songs are “The Passenger,” “Lust for Life,” and “Real Wild Child.” His most popular album is Lust for Life (1977).
What genre is Iggy Pop? Iggy Pop’s music is generally considered rock although he has experimented in a number of genres.
When his career began in earnest in the late 1960s, he and his band The Stooges were playing a brand of rock that foreshadowed punk. This sound is now called “proto-punk.”
The Stooges released their self-titled, first album in 1969.
Pop was ahead of time. In fact, you can say Pop has been an anachronism throughout his career. You’ve probably first heard an Iggy Pop song through your favorite punk or rock band.
Iggy Pop’s net worth could be far greater had it not been for his drug addictions. His substance abuse was so bad that in the mid-1970s Pop checked himself into a mental institution to get clean.
What Iggy Pop Real Name?
Iggy Pop was born April 21, 1947 in Muskegon, Michigan. He grew up in a trailer park in Ypsilanti, Michigan with incredibly supportive parents.
Iggy’s real name is James Newell Osterberg, Jr. He took his stage name from his first band “The Iguanas.” Before adopting the ironic last name of “Pop,” Iggy went by the sobriquet of “Iggy Stooge.”
Why Was Iggy Pop On Deep Space Nine?
Iggy Pop has appeared in more than a dozen movies and several television series. One of the television series in which he guest starred was Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
In the sixth season episode “The Magnificent Ferengi,” Pop played the character Yelgrun. Yelgrun is a Dominion commander. Even though Pop was in heavy makeup, you can still tell that it’s him.