What Was The Prodigy Frontman Keith Flint’s Net Worth?

Keith Flint from The Prodigy was tragically found dead in his home on Monday, March 4, BBC News reports.

Known for delivering high energy performances and his signature fluorescent double-horned mohawk, Flint and his band, The Prodigy was a trailblazer in the music world. Flint was only 49 years old and his death took bandmates, fans and loved ones by complete surprise.

Keith Flint of The Prodigy | Getty Images

“It is with deepest shock and sadness that we can confirm the death of our brother and best friend Keith Flint. A true pioneer, innovator and legend,” was posted to the band’s Twitter. “He will be forever missed. We thank you for respecting the privacy of all concerned at this time.”

Flint was a force in the music industry for decades. The Prodigy was about to tour the United States beginning in spring. Plus Flint and his band continued to work and create until Flint’s untimely death. Flint’s estimated net worth is believed to be about $15 million. Which he grew throughout his impressive career.

Flint was all about movement

Flint’s deep love of music began in the late 1980s. He met DJ Liam Howlett at a club in Braintree when raves were booming. Howell dropped a mixed tape containing his own creations and Flint was hooked. Flint also suggested he and his friend Leeroy Thornhill dance along on stage to the tracks too. As a result The Prodigy was formed.

Dancing on stage was originally Flint’s biggest role with the band. However, his vocals were featured on the band’s 1996 hit “Firestarter.” The video is when audiences were first introduced to Flints “in your face,” flashy style.

Audiences were mesmerized and taken with seeing Flint as the band frontman. His vocals, plus powerful, energetic movement became a signature brand for the band.

The Prodigy only took off from there

Following the success of “Firestarter” came more hits from The Prodigy. This included “Breathe,” which carried the energetic, rhythmic signature sound from the band. The 1997 album The Fat of the Land included a number of enduring tracks by The Prodigy.

The band sold 30 million records and had seven number one records in Britain, The Chicago Tribune reports. The band’s most recent number one was “No Tourists” in 2018.

Celebrities and the music world react to Flint’s death

Flint’s music and energy touched so many lives. Actor Ashton Kutcher tweeted, “As a 18yr old boy I remember hearing Prodigy for the first time and thinking “this is a new normal” thank you for opening my eyes. Rip Keith Flint.”

Producer Paul Oakenfold wrote, “Los Angeles, I just woke up and heard the terrible news of Keith Flint. Rest In Peace. One of the greatest frontman of all time.” Ed Simons from The Chemical Brothers wrote, “Such sad news about Keith Flint. This is him unexpectedly joining us on stage in 1995. He managed to kick the power out but no one minded he was Keith from the Prodigy and he could do…”

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