Simon Wright net worth: Simon Wright is an English drummer who has a net worth of $8 million. Simon Wright was born in Oldham, Lancashire, England in June 1963. He is best known for being the drummer for the bands AC/DC and Dio. Wright began playing drums at 13 years old and has also played for bands including Rhino Bucket and Operation: Mindcrime. Wright played for AC/DC from 1983 to 1989. He played on the 1985 album Fly on the Wall which reached #4 in Australia. He also played on their album Blow Up Your Video in 1988 which reached #2 in Australia and the UK and on their album The Razor's Edge in 1990 which reached #1 in Canada and #2 in several countries including the US. Simon Wright played for Dio from 1989 to 1991 and from 1998 to 2010 and played on their albums Lock Up the Wolves, Magica, Killing the Dragon, and Master of the Moon. He has also recorded albums with UFO, John Norum, Tim "Ripper" Owens, Mogg/Way, Geoff Tate's Queensryche, and Instructional.