John Petrucci made his career as an American guitarist. He got his name and fame after being a member of the progressive metal band named Dream Theater. He even produced and co-produced with the former member of the band called Mike Portnoy. He has released his two single albums named Suspended Animation, which was released in the year 2005 and Terminal Velocity in the year 2020.
John Petrucci Early Life
John Petrucci’s real name is John Peter Petrucci. He was brought up in this world on 12th July of 1967. He was born in Kings Park, situated in New York in the U.S. He used to practice guitar six hours a day when he realised it was his only passion. He used to get influenced by bands such as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath as well as AC/DC. Later, he got influenced by Rush and Yes and Iron Maiden and Dixie Drugs and Metallica. He used to play the guitar at the age of eight as his older sister was practising the organ late at night. But he decided to quit it and again start it at the age of twelve.
John Petrucci Career
He and his childhood friend named Kevin Moore invited him to join his cover band Dream Theatre. He completed his graduation from Berklee College of Music which is situated in Boston. He had a friend in that college named John Myung. They met another bandmate named Mike Portnoy. They called the band Majesty. This is because a band existed with the name Dream Theatre. He has even appeared as a guest in other artists’ records named Age of Impact by the Explorer Club. He even has a boocalleded Guitar World Presents John Petrucci’s Wild Stringdom. He wrote this under the coloums of the Guitar World Magazine. In 2001, he was invited by Joe Satriani And Steve Vai on their G3 guitar tour. He has regarded as one of the most celebrated guitarists alive. He has been with G3 more than seven times and more than any guests. He was even regarded as the Best Prog Guitarist by The Prog Magazine and the Grey Guitarist by the Burn Magazine. He is also known as the Fastest Guitarist of all time by the Guitar World. He is also known as among the 5 Best Guitarists of the Decade.
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John Petrucci Personal Life
John Petrucci received the SENA Performers European Award in the year 2019. He was even regarded as one of the Top 10 Greatest Guitar Shredders of all time by the GuitarOne Magazine. He lives in St James, situated in New York, with his wife named Rena Sands. He is a proud father of three children. He even spends his time weight training as he is a fan of bodybuilding. His current studio album is known as A View from The Top of the World in 2021.
John Petrucci Net Worth
John Petrucci has a net worth of $ 35 million. He has earned this through his hard work and determination towards his work.