Before his untimely death on Friday, April 14, 2023, Mark Sheehan was a guitarist and singer of the band, The Script which he co-founded in 2001 with vocalist Danny O’Donoghue. But what was the actual net worth of Mark Sheehan before he passed on? How much money did he make throughout his musical career?
As you read on, we will provide you with the net worth of the great guitarist before he died in 2023 at the age of 46.
Mark Sheehan Biography
He was an Irish guitarist born Mark Anthony Sheehan on October 29, 1976 in Mount Brown in Dublin, Ireland to Irish parents Gerald Sheehan and Rachel Sheehan. Sheehan was also a singer, composer, producer and the co-founder of alternative rock band ‘The Script’.
Sheehan was a natural and always had a thing for music right from childhood so it wasn’t surprising to see him succeed at music the way he did before he died.
From humble beginnings, Sheehan joined the band “Mytown,” an Irish boy band in 1996 as a guitarist the same year it was formed. However, he later left Mytown in 2001 for a different adventure.
He co-founded the alternative rock band, The Script in 2001 with vocalist Danny O’Donoghue, who was his bandmate and co-founder of Mytown.
They initially started the band in Dublin but later moved to London after signing unto Sony Music Group. The Script then released their first album under Sony titled “We Cry” which was a success in the UK and Ireland. “We Cry” was then followed by three equally successful albums titled “Science & Faith, “#3” and “No Sound Without Silence” which also topped charts in the UK and Ireland.
Sheehan’s fame began to increase just as the band was also becoming even more popular and went on several tours around the world performing their songs and also releasing new ones.
However, Sheehan later took a break from the tours in 2022 with the reason that he wanted to spend some time with his family. But unfortunately, the 46 year old guitarist was announced dead on April 14, 2023 after struggling with a brief undisclosed illness.
Mark Sheehan Net Worth
Sheeran was a great Irish guitarist, singer, producer and the co-founder of the band “The Script”. Until his demise on April 14, 2023, Sheehan was a guitarist for the band he founded with Danny O’Donoghue in 2001.
His net worth as at April 2023 before he passed on is estimated at over $6 million dollars. He basically made his money from his over 20 years of doing music.
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Did Mark Sheehan Leave The Script?
Technically no. Sheehan went on a break in 2022 from The Script’s US tour in order to spend some time with his family. However, he did not completely leave the band as a co-founder and guitarist.
Which Script Member Died?
Mark Sheehan, the co-founder and guitarist of The Script was pronounced dead on Friday April 14, 2023. According to a statement issued by The Script, the Irish guitarist died of a brief illness at the hospital.
The statement reads “Much loved husband, father, brother, bandmate and friend Mark Sheehan passed away today in hospital after a brief illness. The family and group ask fans to respect their privacy at this tragic time.”
How Old Was Mark Sheehan Before He Died?
Sheehan died on Friday, April 14, 2023 at the age of 46. He was born on October 29, 1976 in Dublin, Ireland.