Tim McIlrath is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and songwriter of the American rock group Rise Against, of which he was a co-founder. He advocates for animal rights and uses his band to spread the word about PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). His right eye is hazel and his left eye is blue due to a condition known as heterochromia. He is also a straight shooter.
|Celebrated Name:||Tim McIlrath|
|Real name/full name:||Timothy James McIlrath|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Date of birth:||November 3, 1978|
|Birthplace:||Indianapolis, Indiana, USA|
|Sexual Orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Wife/wife (name):||Erin McIlrath|
|Children/children (son and daughter):||Yes (Blythe and Scarlet)|
|Is Tim McIlrath gay?:||no|
|Profession:||Musician, singer, guitarist and songwriter.|
|Net worth in 2022:||$8 million|
Tim McIlrath biography
Tim McIlrath, whose full name is Timothy James McIlrath was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 3, 1978. As for his education, he attended the same Rolling Meadows High School where the Rise Against song “Make It Stop music” the video was filmed. He also attended Northeastern Illinois University but dropped out in his junior year to focus on his music career.
Tim McIlrath’s age, height, weight
Tim McIlrath was born on November 3, 1978, he is 43 years old as of 2022. He is 1.75 meters tall and weighs 76 kilograms.
Tim McIlrath his career started in 1995 when he joined the rock group Baxter. With the release of their cassette, “Troy’s Bucket”, they found success in 1996. After a number of local tours the following year and the release of the EP “Lost Voices”, the band broke up. Before he formed the band Transistor Revolt in 1999, which would later become Rise Against, he was a member of The Honor System and Arm Angelus.
Bassist Joe Principe, guitarist Dan Precision, drummer Toni Tintari and Tim himself formed the founding members of the band. In 2001, the band changed its name to Rise Against, and drummer Brandon Barnes joined the group the same year. Their debut album, “The Unraveling”, was released in April 2001.
With the publication of their second album, “Revolutions per Minute”, in 2002, they achieved considerable success. With the release of the singles “Give It All”, “Swing Life Away” and “Life Less Frightening” they gained more popularity. As of 2017, the group has produced eight studio albums. In addition, Tim has performed with The Killing Tree, a hardcore punk band. He advocates for animal rights and uses his band to spread the word about PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).
Over time, the band has also adopted songs that have become increasingly controversial on the political and social front. The band’s song “Help Is On The Way” illustrates this. The lyrics to the band’s hit song, “Ready to Fall,” make clear their support for PETA, and the music video for the song featured footage of rodeos, sport hunting, deforestation, melting ice caps, wildfires, and factory farming.
Recognition & Achievements
Here is a list of some of Tim McIlrath’s awards and achievements:
- Rise Against won PETA’s Best Animal Friendly Band award in 2009.
- At the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, Rise Against’s song “Make It Stop, September’s Children” received a nomination for Best Video with a Message (VMA).
- Rise Against was nominated in the Best Video with Message category at the VMAs.
- at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards for “Ballad of Hollis Brown” (VMA).
Tim McIlrath’s Net Worth in 2022
Tim McIlrath amassed a net worth of $8 million as of July 2022. Most of his income comes from his work as a musician, singer, guitarist and songwriter. He started his career in 1995 as a member of the rock group Baxter, who rose to prominence in 1996 when their cassette “Troy’s Bucket” became available. He is a co-founder of the very popular rock group Rise Against, known for their hit songs “Give It All”, “Swing Life Away”, and “Life Less Frightening”.
Tim McIlrath was a talented artist as evidenced by his creations. Given his well-known support for PETA and animal rights, it’s safe to say he’s made good use of his platform. We wish him the best of luck in all his future pursuits and hope he continues to inspire and entertain us in the same way he always has.
Tim McIlrath Wife, marriage
Tim McIlrath is married to Erin McIlrath. Blythe and Scarlet are the couple’s two daughters.