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Full NameMaynard James Keenan
First NameMaynard
Middle NameJames
Last NameKeenan
Birth NameJames Herbert Keenan
ProfessionSinger, Musician
EthnicityMixed (Italian and Irish)
Birth CityOhio
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameMichael Loren Keenan
Mother NameJudith Marie Keenan
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseLei Li
No Of Children2
EducationMason County Central High School
Height170 cm
Weight76 kg
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Date of BirthApril 17,1964
Age55 years
Amount$60 million

Maynard James Kennan is an American singer, songwriter, and actor well known as the frontman of the legendary progressive metal band, Tool. Their latest album, Fear Inccoculum, was released in 2019 almost 13 years after their last album 10,000 Days.

Besides Tool, the Grammy Award singer has also worked with A Perfect Circle and also founded the band Puscifer in 2003 as a side project and is also the owner of Mekin Vineyards and Caduceus Cellars.

Career And Bands

Before pursuing a career in music Maynard was enlisted in the United States Army. He dropped out of the army and performed with several other musicians like Tom Morello and Zach de la Rocha, who later formed the band Rage Against The Machine.

American Singer, Maynard James Keenan
Caption: Maynard James Keenan at a premier

Image Source: Billboard

Maynard moved to Los Angeles in 1990 and met Adam Jones, whereupon they formed the band Tool. The original line up of the band included James on vocals, Adam on guitars, Danny Carey on drums and Paul D'Armour in the bass.

Paul was later replaced by Justin Chancellor in 1995 and has remained in the band since then. James has won three Grammy Awards with the band and produced albums that have topped the Billboard 100. Their recent album Fear Inoculum topped the Billboard and was placed just above Taylor Swift's Lover.

As of 2019, the band has released 5 studio albums, 4 video albums, and 1 compilation albums. Some of their hit songs are titled Lateralus, Vicarious, Sober, The Pot, 46 and 2, Jambi, Pneuma, 7empest, etc.

Maynard James Keenan at Download Festival
Caption: Maynard James Keenan at 2019 Download Festival

Image Source: NME

He has also worked with the band A Perfect Circle which he co-founded in 1999 along with guitarist Billy Howerdel. The band has released 4 studio albums, 2 compilation albums, and 1 video album.

Hom Much Is Maynard James Kennan's Net Worth?

As of 2019, the American rock vocalist has an estimated net worth of $60 million which he gathered from the sales of studio albums with bands like Tool, Puscifer and A Perfect Circle. He also earns well from the sales of wines from his company Caduceus Cellars.

Earnings From Instagram And YouTube

He uses the Instagram account @puscifer which has 210k followers and the estimated earnings per post of the account is $629.25 - $1,048.75.


His band, Puscifer's YouTube channel pusciferdotcom has over 102 k subscribers and the monthly earnings of the channel are estimated to be midway between $125 - $2K while its earnings for a year are somewhere between $1.5K - $23.9K.

Maynard's other band A Perfect Circle also has its channel and its estimated monthly earnings are $0.14 - $2 and the annual earnings are $2 - $27.The band's Vevo channel, APerfectCircleVEVO has over 101k subscribers and earns around $354 - $5.7K every month and $4.2K - $68K annually.

Maynard's Assets

The American singer sold his Los Angeles home in 2014 for $2.37 million. The 11,000 sq ft home was originally listed for $2.795 million. Being a recluse person he hasn't revealed much about the current place he resides in.

He drives a Holden Torana SL/R 5000 which has the market price of $55,000.

Keenan's Short Bio

He was born James Herbert Keenan on 17th April 1964 in Ravenna, Ohio, in the United States. He is the son of Michael Loren Keenan and Judith Marie Keenan. His mother passed away on 18th June 2003 to whom he dedicated the song Wings For Marie and Judith. Maynard is of American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed, belonging to Italian and Irish ancestry.

The American rocker graduated from the Mason County Central High School in 1982, He also attended the Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University and West Point Prep School.

Maynard James Keenan and Lei Li
Caption: Maynard James Keenan with his wife Lei Li

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55-year-old James is a married man and is in a relationship with his company's lab manager Lei Li. They have a daughter named Lei Li Agosyina Maria, who was born on 25th July 2014.

Does Maynard James Keenan have a son?

Yes, he does have a son named Devo H. Keenan, who served as a back vocalist in A Perfect Circle's album Thirteenth Step.

Albums And their Earnings

Being the lead vocalist of bands he must have received a fair cut from the sales of the albums, with bands that he has worked with. The earnings of the studio albums have been given below:


Parabola (live album)2005$500,000
10,000 Days2006$2,500,000
Fear Inoculum2019N/A

A Perfect Circle

Mer de Noms2000$2,000,000
Thirteenth Step2003$1,181,000
aMOTION (video album)2004$1,000,000

He also worked with the band Green Jelly with whom he recorded the album 333 (1994), whose earnings were $205,000.

With Puscifer, he released the album "V" Is for Vagina (2007) which earned $112,000. The remix album had earnings of $23,000 whereas the EP earned $10,000.

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