The success story of a 13-year-old girl with drumming dreams! Jen Ledger`s musical ride with Atlantic Records and Skillet is worth your reading time.
Jen Ledger, the drummer, and co-vocalist of the hard rock band Skillet, dropped her debut EP “Ledger” on April 18, 2018. Ledger joined the band in 2008 when she was just 18 years old! Since then, Ledger has been actively opening and performing for the band. The drummer is also a painting artist who often posts her arts via Instagram for sale.
Career & Net Worth
Jen Ledger first held drum-sticks in her hand when she was 13, and passion drove her to the USA at the age of 16 to major in drums. Her sheer knowledge of the drums made her a finalist of the United Kingdom Drummer Of The Year Competition in 2006.
Since then, she has become one of the best rock drummers in today’s world. Ledger has given sound for Skillet in various albums and singles like Awake(2009), Rise(2013), Unleashed(2016), and Victorious(2019).
Along with Skillet, Jen has given out multiple platinum-certified tracks and various #1 billboard charting songs. She is now signed to Atlantic Records and Hear It Loud, owned by Skillet’s John and Korey Cooper and manager Zachary Kelm.
Ledger also sells her various artworks via Etsy Store– LEDGERARTWORK, helping her earn an extra sum. However, Ledger’s primary source of income is shows and songs revenue. As of 2021, she has a net worth of $10 million.
Jen Ledger Performing With Skillet. (Source: Instagram)
Fans Suspect Ledger Being A Lesbian!
Due to her lowkey personal life, there have been various speculations via Twitter that she might be a lesbian. In a series of tweets a fan wrote,
“So I posted this pic of Jen Ledger on a reddit called ladyladyboners(a reddit for females aroused by female celebrities) and it’s got one of my biggest upvote counts. It makes me think I maybe onto something about Jen possibly being a lesbian. That or she attracts lesbian.”
However, Ledger hasn’t shared her view regarding the questions on her identity. It seems that the drummer is content in her life and does not want any extreme attention involved in her personal life.
One among the series of tweets that suggest Jen Ledger being a lesbian. (Source: Twitter)
A Short Bio
The renowned drummer and vocalist was born on December 8, 1989, in Coventry, England. She was born as the daughter of Carole Wingrove and Michael G. Ledger. Ledger has a family of six, which consists of a sister and two fraternal brothers. Although her family resides in the UK, they pay timely visits to their daughter in the USA.
Ledger attended the Coventry Blue Coat Church Of England School, from where she passed her GCSEs. She then developed a keen interest in drums and thus began playing in some of the local bands. Later, moving on to the USA to major in drums turned out the best decision for Ledger as she is admired worldwide by the rock heads.