Steve Mackey’s net worth bloomed in the years leading to his death.
Pulp lost its longtime bassist as the confirmation of Steve Mackey’s death emerged. The musician’s wife, Katie Grand, revealed the news in an Instagram post. She did not disclose his cause of death, but she noted that he passed away after three months of stay in a hospital.
The band also shared a separate statement in which it recalled the time Mackey asked them to climb in the Andes during their 2012 South America tour.
“Our beloved friend & bass player Steve Mackey passed away this morning. Our thoughts are with his family & loved ones,” Pulp said. “Safe travels, Steve. We hope to catch up with you one day. All our love xx.”
Aside from being a musician, Mackey also expanded his career as a producer, photographer, and filmmaker.
With his influences in other industries, here’s how much Mackey made at the time of his death.
Steve Mackey’s Net Worth Explored
According to multiple media outlets, Steve Mackey’s net worth at the time of his death was around $5 million.
The bass guitarist was famous for being a member of the alternative rock band, Pulp. He wrote, recorded, and released songs with Pulp throughout his stint with them. He worked on “Intro – The Gift Recordings,” “We Love Life,” “This Is Hardcore,” “Different Class,” and “His ‘n’ Hers.”
Although he took an 8-year hiatus, he soon returned to the band and joined them on its world tours. He also became part of its single, “After You.”
READ ALSO: De La Soul’s Trugoy the Dove Dead: Late Singer Featured Posthumously on Gorillaz’s New Album
He soon furthered his music career and other empires outside the band.
Mackey expanded his songwriting career when he established a partnership with Ross Orton. The duo released several remixes for different artists, including The Horrors, Kelis, and Cornershop.
He also produced and co-wrote the debut album of Florence and the Machines.
In 2005, he made an appearance in the film “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.” He then worked on the 2 CD compilation called “The Trip” and co-curated the Frieze International Art Fair’s music program.
Before his death, he was tapped to join Pulp’s 2023 reunion tour but decided to sit out. According to The Guardian, Mackey wished Pulp well, but he wanted to focus on his “music, film-making and photography projects” so he needed to miss the reunion.
READ MORE: Wayne Shorter Net Worth 2023: Legendary Saxophonist Earned This Much Upon Death
© 2015 MusicTimes.com All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.