Jon Schaffer (born March 15, 1968) is a heavy metal musician who hails from the United States. He is well known as the rhythm guitarist and principal songwriter of the heavy metal band Iced Earth. He formed a band named Purgatory in 1985 which is now known as the Iced Earth. He was only 16 years old at the time.
Schaffer is an Indiana native born in Franklin. He operated a model and figurine shop called “Spirit of ’76 Collectibles,”. He was nominated for the title “Riff Lord” at the 2008 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards.
Jon Schaffer Family and Wife: Is He Married?
Schaffer was just 3 when he was initially introduced to rock music by his sister. When he was 11 he attended a live concert with his father. It was since then, he knew that all he wanted in life was music. Further details regarding his parents and family are unavailable.
Jon Schaffer is currently living a single life. However, he was once in a romantic relationship with his wife Wendi Schaffer. Talking about his children, the couple became parents with the birth of their first daughter in the year 2005. Jon credits his daughter for giving him “perspective”, that he “never had before.
Is Jon Schaffer On Wikipedia? Net Worth Revealed
Is Jon Schaffer available on Wikipedia? The answer is Yes. Jon Schaffer through his hard work and dedication has managed to have his own Wikipedia bio.
If you guys are wondering about the musician’s net worth, Jon Schaffer has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Why Was Schaffer Arrested?
The musician is booming all over the Internet after the news of him being arrested was circulated on 17th January 2021. According to the source, Schaffer was arrested in the connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol building.
According to authorities, Schaffer turned himself on January 17 at 3 p.m in the Indianapolis area. Schaffer faces six criminal charges “including engaging in an act of physical violence in a Capitol Building.” The FBI said he was “allegedly a protestor who sprayed the Capitol Police with a ‘bear spray.’”