American banjo player, Béla Fleck has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Born in New York City, the United States of New York in July 1958. Fleck is widely recognized for being one of the most innovative and proficient banjo players in the world and for his work with the bands Bela Fleck and the Flecktones as well as New Grass Revival. When he was at the age of 15, his grandfather gave him his first banjo and he attended New York City’s High School of Music and Art. He played with the group Tasty Licks and launched his first solo album Crossing the Tracks back in 1979. He joined New Grass Revival after helping form the band Spectrum in 1981. In 1987 he recorded the solo album Drive which was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. In 1988 Bela Fleck and the Flecktones were formed and their second album Flight of the Cosmic Hippo peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart. He has rolled out 12 solo studio albums in total, nine with New Grass Revival, and 14 with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. He has claimed a total of 13 Grammy Awards for Best Country Instrumental Performance, Best Pop Instrumental Performance, Best Instrumental composition, Best Contemporary Jazz Album, Best Instrumental Arrangement, Best Classical Crossover Album, and more.