Adam Met is an American musician, bassist, and vocalist. He is a member of the New York-based band AJR which consists of Adam and his two younger siblings Jack and Ryan. Through music, Adam has achieved fame and he sure will be looking to put his name on the list of accomplished musicians in the near future. The road to achieving this feat is not quite long for Adam Met and his brothers as they have already begun that journey. Here are some interesting facts about the talented singer you would love to know.
Adam Met’s Biography
He was born as Adam Brett Metzger on August 27, 1990, in New York City, New York. The talented musician can play the bass guitar in addition to singing. Adam’s parents are Laurie Marvald and Gary Metzger, both of whom are architects. He was raised in his birthplace, along with his two younger brothers Jack and Ryan Met.
Adam has basically lived his entire life in New York, he was born there, he went to school in the city and still currently lives there. He attended New York City Lab School between 2001 and 2008. He got into Columbia University in 2008 and graduated from the university in 2012, earning himself a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Philosophy.
Adam Met found something he has in common with his brothers, music, and not just any kind of music, the trio all love DIY indie-pop. When they were much younger, the brothers started composing songs in their living rooms with almost no musical instrument. By the time Adam turned 16, they had already started performing in parks and on the streets of New York.
As New Yorkers, the brothers have established themselves in the music scene of their birthplace. Adam is the band’s bassist and background vocalist. Jack is the lead vocalist, as well as drummer, guitarist, percussionist, and keyboardist. Ryan is the group’s trumpeter, as well as keyboardist and background vocalist.
When they started, they were originally performing covers of other songs but gradually, the band began composing and performing their own songs. Over the years, the band has released over 15 singles since their first single Go On Take A Chance was released in 2010. The band’s most famous tracks are Weak, Burn the House Down and I’m Ready.
5 Interesting Facts You Need to know about Adam Met
1. He has a lot in common with his brothers
Adam’s two younger brothers Ryan and Jack are his bandmates. Ryan was born on March 3, 1994, in New York. He is the band’s keyboardist and trumpeter. Ryan attended Columbia University and dropped out after his freshman year. Adam’s youngest sibling Jake was born on August 16, 1997, in New York as well. Jake is the band’s lead vocalist and currently, he is taking film classes in Columbia. The three brothers grew up loving music and that passion has been built into a career.
2. Origin of their band name
Unlike some other bandmates who were born in different homes and had to meet at a point, AJR is united by blood and their meeting was by birth. Their band name “AJR” stands for the first letters of the three band members’ names, Adam, Jake, and Ryan.
3. Adam Met and his brothers’ musical exploits
Their first EP was titled Born and Bred, released on March 20, 2010, under the label LARJ Productions. In the same year, on September 12, the band released its second EP, still under LARJ Productions, titled Venture. In 2012, they dropped their third EP, AJR, under their own label AJR. Their fourth EP I’m Ready was released on December 20, 2013, under AJR Productions and Liberator Music. Infinity, the group’s fifth EP dropped on September 23, 2014, under AJR Productions and Warner Bros. Records. The band’s sixth EP was released on September 16, 2016, and it is titled What Everyone’s Thinking.
Adam, together with his brothers, has released three albums in total. The band released its first album titled Living Room through the record labels Liberator Music, AJR Productions and Warner Bros. Records on March 3, 2015. The band then released its second album on June 9, 2017, titled The Click and AJR Productions was in charge of its release. The band’s third album which was released on April 26, 2019, under AJR Productions is yet its most successful album. The album peaked at the eighth spot on the US Billboard 200 upon its debut. The album is titled Neotheater.
4. Adam Met’s net worth
Adam Met and his band are sure to have earned quite a lot from their musical career. Following the success of the band’s three albums, their income has also increased significantly. Although his annual income has not been revealed yet, some net worth calculating sites estimates Adam’s net worth at $10 million.