Angus Young
Angus Young

Angus Young is a superb professional guitarist who is the co-founder of a popular Australian rock band by the name ‘AC/DC.’ He is the fourth greatest guitarist, according to Rolling Stone Magazine.

Quick Biography

He used to live with his family in Cranhill, Scotland. In addition, he has been able to work as a wheel boy at first, and later on, then he has been able to work in the cement business. In 1940, he went on and joined the Air Force to be able to serve the World War 2 Army of the country. In addition, he worked as a yardman for the builder and then later on as a postman. He went on and played Banjo while he was very young and left his school at the age of 15 only. He used to play some music on the guitar that was bought by his mother.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Angus McKinnon Young
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: 31 March 1955
Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Nationality: Australian
Religion: N/A
Parents: William Young

Margaret Young

Spouse: Ellen Young (m. 1980)
Children: N/A
Height: 1.57 M
Weight: 65 Kg
Profession: Guitarist
Net Worth in 2022: $160 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Angus Young was born on 31 March 1955, and today he is 67 years old. He has a height of 1.57 meters and a weight of 65 Kg.

Education, School/College University

Angus Young went on and dropped out of the Ashfield Boys High School at the age of 15 years. Young began by playing on the banjo, re-rung with six strings. He began by playing guitar on the cheap acoustic model that was purchased second hand by his own mum.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Angus is the son of William Young and Margaret Young. He holds American Nationality.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Angus Young With Wife Ellen Young
Angus Young With Wife Ellen Young

Angus Young has been married to his wife, Ellen Young, who hails from the Netherlands. He has not been able to reveal so much about the personal life of Angus Young. There are records indicating if the couple has been blessed with many children.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 1980
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Ellen Young
Kids: N/A

Professional Life and Career

Angus started his musical career from the year 1973. He began his band by the name ‘AC/DC’ when he was aged 18 years old. His first album was dubbed ‘High Voltage’ that got to be released in 1974. He also became quite popular for the outfit that he was wearing during his shows that was the Schoolboy getup.

His band was able to become very popular in a few years and earns him a huge success in Australia as a popular rock band, I the year 1975, Angus together with his brother went on and released another album that was named ‘TNT.’ It was able to get the attention of an audience and was able to achieve huge popularity. As a result of the popularity of this album, they had an offer to sign a deal with the Atlantic records in the UK.

Later on, Angus and the band gave very many hits albums that are named ‘Let There Be Rock’ in the year 1977 as well as ‘Powerage’ in the year 1978. These albums have achieved huge success as well as popularity. During the year 1979, he went on and released an album that was named ‘Highway to Hell.’ An album got exceptional popularity within the audience and went on to become the third-highest sold album globally, with 50 million copies worldwide.

This does prove as the turning point for Angus’s life. He has become very famous with his every performance. Again, in the year 1980, Angus gave another superb album that also got a huge response from the audience as well as millions of copies were sold in the only USA.

Awards & Nominations

His career has been such a success. He has won various awards with his bands. Some of the awards he has achieved include Grammy Award, APRA Award, and ARIA Music Award.

Angus Young Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Angus Young Net Worth
Angus Young Net Worth

As of May 2022, The net worth of Angus Young has a net worth of $160 Million. This wealth has been generated from his career as a guitarist. His band has been able to give fifteen studio albums, and many of them have a huge positive response from the audience.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Angus Young has easily stayed away from controversy. He prefers to keep his personal life away from the limelight.  He has performed with various bands making him among the most successful guitarist globally.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 182,326 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 54.4 thousand followers. On Instagram account, he has around 32,700 followers while on YouTube, he has around 492 subscribers.

Angus Young is a well Guitarist. He has become hugely popular as a result of his popular band by the name AC/DC, as well as his energetic performance in a band. His dedication to his work, as well as a passion for working for excellence, helps him to be in the list of the best guitarist globally.


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