December 2, 1968 (age 52)
Nate Mendel Net Worth Summary
Nate Mendel Net Worth is $40 million.
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Nathan Gregor Mendel
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December 2, 1968 (age 52)
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Hanford High School
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Who Is NATE MENDEL
Nate Mendel is an American musician who has a net worth of $40 million. Nate Mendel was born in Richland, Washington in December 1968. He plays the bass guitar and guitar. Mendel has played for several bands including Foo Fighters, Sunny Day Real Estate, The Jealous Sound, and The Fire Theft. He started his new band Lieutenant in 2015. Nate Mendel began playing with the Foo Fighters for their 1997 album The Colour and the Shape. He played on the album There Is Nothing Left to Lose in 1999. Foo Fighters released the album One by One in 2002 which reached #1 in the UK and #3 in the US. They released the successful albums In Your Honor in 2005 and Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace in 2007. Foo Fighters released the album Wasting Light in 2011 which reached #1 in several countries including the US. They also released the successful album Sonic Highways in 2014 and the album Concrete and Gold in 2017 which also reached 31 in several countries including the US. Mendel has played on albums by Sunny Day Real Estate, The Fire Theft, Lieutenant, and The Nightwatchmen.
Nate Mendel' Family :
Nate Mendel tied the knot with Kate Jackson in the year 2014. Kate had been an active member of the band, Sunny Day Real Estate. In addition to this, Kate also organized a public relations firm that represented Courtney Barnett, The National, and Thurston Moore. She named the firm ” Grandstand Media.” Mendel and Jackson had their first son soon after their marriage. Also, they had twin girls. They are Neave and Oona.
Nate Mendel' Education:
Mendel’s birth took place in Richland, a mid-sized city in the Southeast of Washington. Nate Mendel completed his education at Hanford High School. In his growing years, he has been practicing the violin. When Mendel was 13, his interest in rock band gained him so much enthusiasm that he joined the rock band.
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Mendel started his career with a hardcore metal band, Diddly Squat. The band recorded 7″ single. Mendel accompanied their summer national tour in 1988 summer vacation. After this, he shifted to Seattle, where he joined on some straight edge band called Brotherhood. Mendel spent four months with them.
Later he joined for the band—Christ on a Crutch. In 1992, Mendel formed his band ” Sunny Day Real Estate” with the help of Dan Hoerner and William Goldsmith. Mendel confessed he wants to add some interesting and rhythmic patterns to music, which being the reason behind SDRE. Mendel was also invited by the Foo Fighters band in 1995. Hence, Mendel is also counted as one of those original and lively band members of Foo Fighters along with Grohl and Pat Smear.
Being closely associated with Foo Fighters, he had been neglecting SDRE unknowingly for a couple of days. He was replaced by Jeff Palmer. They released a self-titled album in 2003 with Goldsmith. In 2003, Mendel collaborated with Juno. SDRE also reunited for two of its albums, which include ‘How it feels to be Something On’ and ‘The Rising Tide.’
Just prior to Sunny Day Real Estate disbanding in 1995, Mendel and Goldsmith were invited by Dave Grohl to join his band, the Foo Fighters, during the week of Halloween in late October 1994. He has remained a bandmember ever since, being one of the only original members in the Foo Fighters current line-up along with Grohl and former Nirvana live guitarist Pat Smear. Although Sunny Day Real Estate reunited for two more albums (How It Feels to Be Something On and The Rising Tide), he stayed with the Foo Fighters, in Sunny Day Real Estate, he was replaced by Jeff Palmer, and Palmer was replaced by Joey Skyward, when Skyward left the band, Jeremy Enigk (lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist) moved to the bass. After Sunny Day Real Estate disbanded once more, he joined with other Sunny Day Real Estate members Jeremy Enigk and William Goldsmith to form The Fire Theft, who released a self-titled album in 2003. In 2001, he played with Juno.
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He has one son, Noah, with his former girlfriend. In September 2011 it was reported by Billboard.biz that Mendel was dating Sub Pop publicist and director of marketing, Kate Jackson. They married in October 2014. Nate attended Hanford High School in Richland, WA. He was an avid skateboarder as well as BMX racer in the Washington St. Region. He also regularly contributes to the official Foo Fighters blog. At the Foo Fighters Oklahoma City, Oklahoma show on September 30, 2015, Dave Grohl introduced the band and stated that Nate flew home for the birth of his son, Cormac Bloodmoon Mendel, and back the next day to be in Oklahoma City to play the show.
In June 2009, it was confirmed that Sunny Day Real Estate plans to reunite again, with Mendel back in the fold. The band toured in 2009, confirming a new album in the works. However, recording sessions proved to be unproductive and by 2013, the group had broken up once again.
Responding to coverage of the Alive & Well benefit in Mother Jones magazine, Mendel wrote "I am not a medical professional, and I am relatively new to these questions, but I am convinced that those who have tested HIV positive and those sick with AIDS are being done a disservice by not having all the information available to them." The Foo Fighters no longer list Alive & Well as a supported charity on their website as of 2008.
Nate is rarely seen singing. However he sang backup with Chris Shiflett on Monkey Wrench at the Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia in 2000 while supporting There Is Nothing Left To Lose. He and Shiflett sang the outro backing vocals ("fall in, fall out"). He is also seen doing backing vocals on "I'll Stick Around" at Bizarre Festival in 2000. Also, he sang backing vocals at Bucknell University in 2000 on "Monkey Wrench".
Nate Mendel is outspoken about his fringe views on HIV & AIDS. In January 2000, he organized a sold-out concert in Los Angeles to benefit Alive & Well AIDS Alternatives, an HIV/AIDS denialism group. In April 2000, MTV News reported that "The Foo Fighters have gone on record advocating Alive & Well, an alternative AIDS information group that questions the link between HIV and AIDS." Sandra Thurman, then director of the Office of National AIDS Policy commented: