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Maynard James Keenan has been accumulating his net worth since 1986. He is variously known as an ambient, experimental, post-industrial, industrial rock, progressive metal, art rock, alternative rock and alternative metal musician. Maynard James Keenan is the lead singer of the band called ‘Tool’. Together with the band, Maynard has released thirteen singles, eight music videos, four studio albums, four video albums, a compilation album and an EP. All four studio albums were very successful and added much to Maynard James’ net worth. The first album titled ‘Undertow’ (1993) was twice certified platinum, the second album ‘Ænima’ (1996) was certified three times platinum, the third album ‘Lateralus’ (2001) reached the top position of the United States, Australian and Canadian charts and was certified two times platinum in United States, and the fourth album called ’10,000 Days’ (2006) reached the top of the charts in the United States, Australia, Netherland, New Zealand and Canada and was certified platinum in United States. ‘Tool’ won two Grammy Awards.

In addition to this, in 1999 Keenan together with Billy Howerdel founded the supergroup called ‘A Perfect Circle’. The band was active from 1999 to 2004, and reunited in 2010. ‘The Perfect Circle’ has released nine singles, ten music videos, three studio albums, two compilation albums, an EPs, a video album and a promotional single. All three studio albums were very successful. The first two entitled ‘Mer de Noms’ (2000) and ‘Thirteenth Step’ (2003) grossed 1 million copies in sales and were certified platinum in United States. The third one entitled ‘eMOTIVe’ (2004) received gold certification in United States.

Since 1995, Keenan’s net worth has been increased by his side project ‘Puscifer’. The project has released two studio albums, four remix albums, two live albums, three EPs, seven singles and nine music videos. The website has been created, where fans are able to join the community or purchase stuff related to the project in the store and read the latest news. It is expected that the net worth of the famous singer will rise in the future too.

Maynard James Keenan was married to Jenna Brena Ferguson but the couple divorced. Later, he married Lei Li. It has been reported that he is the father of a son, Devo H. Keenan, back vocalist of ‘A Perfect Circle’, and a daughter.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Maynard James Keenan
  • Net Worth: $45 Million
  • Date Of Birth: April 17, 1964
  • Place Of Birth: Ravenna, Ohio, United States
  • Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Record producer, Actor, Winemaker
  • Education: Kendall College of Art and Design, United States Military Academy, Kendall College of Art and Design, United States Military Academy
  • Nationality: United States of America
  • Spouse: Lei Li
  • Children: Devo Keenan, Lei Li Agostina Maria
  • Parents: Michael Loren Keenan, Judith Marie Keenan, Judith Marie Keenan, Michael Loren Keenan
  • Nicknames: James Herbert Keenan , M.J. Keenan , Maynard Keenan
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  • Music Groups: Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, Green Jellÿ, Children of the Anachronistic Dynasty, Tapeworm
  • Movies: Vile, Queens of Country, Blood into Wine, Crank: High Voltage, Bikini Bandits Experience, Sleeping Dogs Lie, Bikini Bandits: Briefs, Shorts & Panties, Vile, Queens of Country, Blood into Wine, Crank: High Voltage, Sleeping Dogs Lie, Bikini Bandits Experience, Bikini Bandits: Briefs, Shorts & Panties


  • I’m a pessimist. But I’m a pessimist with a sense of responsibility. If I had never joined the military, the weight of my words wouldn’t be so heavy.
  • If I’d been ranting and raving for years, you wouldn’t be listening to me right now.
  • The record company’s worst fear is that you’ll fall in love or get rich.
  • People have to follow their hearts, and if their hearts lead them to Wal-Mart, so be it.
  • Once you take yourself too seriously the art will suffer.


  • Headlined the first day of Donington Download festival in England [June 2006]
  • (Spring 2005) Confirmed that the new Tool album may still be incomplete, so it will probably not be released until some time next year, 2006.
  • Touring with his band, A Perfect Circle. [March 2004]
  • recording a collection of political songs with “A Perfect Circle” for release just before the election. [July 2004]
  • Working on writing and recording Tool’s next album. [January 2004]
  • Began working on the initial tracking of the first Puscifer full length release. [October 2006]
  • Broke ground in Northern Arizona to plant vineyards. [March 2003]
  • in the rehearsal studio writing the new “Tool” album. [July 2004]
  • Released the first Puscifer full length album, “V is for Vagina” through his own label Puscifer Entertainment. Independently owned and funded. [October 2007]
  • Processed his first batch of grapes, sourced from Ca fruit until his vines in Northern Arizona start to produce. [September 2004]
  • Writing and jamming for the new Tool album. [January 2005]
  • Finished his second album with A Perfect Circle, called Thirteenth Step. Is currently on tour in Europe and planning a US tour. Is on the cover of Revolver for October [October 2003]
  • After a world tour and promotion of the last Tool album “10,000 Days”, the band will begin writing their next studio album, which should be released later this year or 2009. [February 2008]
  • The band flew to Portland, Maine to have the new TOOL record mastered by Bob Ludwig. This was done on January 31. The CD will be released some time in early May. [January 2006]
  • New Tool album is finally completed and ready for release in spring. [February 2006]
  • filming “sleping dogs lie.” playing the part of Deputy Lance. with Ed Asner, Brad Wilk. produced by Red Rock Entertainment Developement. [July 2004]
  • Finished up a new Puscifer track collaboration with Danny Lohner and Milla Jovavich. [December 2008]
  • Released a collection of remixes titled “V is for Viagra, the Vagina Remixes.” Remixes by Paul Barker, Danny Lohner, Dave Ogilvie, Aaron Turner, Lustmord. [April 2008]
  • Harvested his first Northern Arizona Cabernet Sauvignon on what has been named Judith’s Block of the Merkin Vineyards, Merkin West. [September 2007]
  • Touring with his band A Perfect Circle. [October 2003]
  • Founder of Puscifer, a multi-media project.
  • Is a big fan of Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995), appearing in two episodes from the first season
  • Works with Nine Inch Nails guitarist/bassist/keyboardist Danny Lohner in the band Puscifer.
  • He is a wine enthusiast, and has over 2000 bottles of wine in his house. He also runs his own vineyard called Caduceus Cellars.
  • Bandmate of Adam Jones, Justin Chancellor, and Danny Carey.
  • Formerly engaged to Jennifer Brena Ferguson. (2003)
  • He is a big fan of Bill Hicks. In Tool’s third album, there are many references to this great stand-up comic and they take excerpts from his performances.
  • Was classmates with Gillian Anderson at Kendall University.
  • Attended Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Is a big fan of The Kids in the Hall (1988).
  • Co-founded the music group A Perfect Circle with Billy Howerdel, a friend of his who also worked as a guitar technician for Nine Inch Nails. [1998]
  • Son Devo born. [1995]
  • Was offered a lead role in the film Panic Room (2002) by ‘David Fincher’ himself, but turned it down due to commitments to his band Tool.
  • Attended the United States Military Academy (“West Point”) prep school. [1984]
  • Lead singer of the bands Tool and A Perfect Circle.


  • Elaborate stage makeup
  • Blue body paint, wigs and big sunglasses


Title Year Status Character
Tool: Salival 2000 Video writer: “Hush”, “Sober”, “Prison Sex”, “Stinkfist”, “Ænema”, “Third Eye” Live, “Part of Me” Live, “Pushit” Live, “Merkaba”, “L.A.M.C.”
Tori Amos Live from NY 1998 Video documentary performer: “Muhammed My Friend”
Mr. Show with Bob and David 1998 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Escape from L.A. 1996 as James Keenan, “Sweat”
Green Jelly: Cereal Killer 1992 Video performer: “Three Little Pigs”
End of Watch 2012 writer: “Momma Sed” – as M. Keenan
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2010 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Resident Evil: Afterlife 2010 writer: “Outsider Apocalypse Remix”
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day 2009 writer: “Sour Grapes”
The Stepfather 2009 writer: “The Undertaker”
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 2009 writer: “Counting Bodies Like Sheep to the Rhythm of the War Drums” – as Maynard Keenan
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans 2009 performer: “Underneath the Stars Renholdër Remix”
Guitar Hero World Tour 2008 Video Game writer: “Parabola”, “Schism”, “Vicarious”
The Invisible 2007 writer: “Weak and Powerless”
Saw II 2005 “Rev 22:20” Rev 4:20 Mix
Constantine 2005 writer: “Passive”
Six Feet Under 2004 TV Series writer – 1 episode
Underworld 2003 writer: “Judith Renholder Mix”, “REV 22:20”
Title Year Status Character
Comedy Bang! Bang! 2015 TV Series Barf Edwards
What Is… Puscifer 2013 Billy D
Queens of Country 2012 Bobby Angel
Vile 2011 Special Agent Ford
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! 2010 TV Series Singer
Crank: High Voltage 2009 Dog Walker
Sleeping Dogs Lie 2005 Short Deputy Lance
Bikini Bandits 2: Golden Rod 2004 Video
Bikini Bandits 2002 Video Satan
Run Ronnie Run 2002 Titannica Lead Singer (uncredited)
Screenland Drive 2000 Car Thief
A Perfect Circle: MTV2 Concert Live 2000 TV Movie
Title Year Status Character
Final Notice 2010 Short
Tool: Salival 2000 Video
Title Year Status Character
What Is… Puscifer 2013 executive producer
Title Year Status Character
Façade 2005 special thanks
Title Year Status Character
Another Music Doc: The Story of Failure 2018 Documentary filming Himself
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 2017 Documentary post-production Himself
Music City USA 2015 Documentary Himself
A Perfect Circle Live: Featuring Stone and Echo 2013 Video Himself
Fix: The Ministry Movie 2011/I Documentary Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2010 TV Series Himself
Blood Into Wine 2010 Documentary Himself
The Heart Is a Drum Machine 2009 Documentary Himself
Golden Gods Awards 2009 TV Special
All We Are Saying 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
A Perfect Circle: Amotion 2004 Video Himself
Tool: Salival 2000 Video Himself
Tori Amos Live from NY 1998 Video documentary Himself
Mr. Show with Bob and David 1995-1996 TV Series Himself
Headbangers Ball 1993 TV Series Himself
Green Jelly: Cereal Killer 1992 Video Himself (behind the scenes footage)
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Green Jello Suxx Live 2016 Documentary Himself


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