Devin Townsend net worth: Devin Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and record producer who has a net worth of $2 million. Devin Townsend was born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada in May 1972. He founded the heavy metal band Strapping Young Lad and was the band’s singer, songwriter, and guitarist before becoming a solo artist. In 1993 he was asked to sing lead vocals on the Steve Vai album Sex & Religion. He released five studio albums with the band Strapping Young Lad with the band’s final album The New Black reached #8 on the US Heatseekers chart. Townsend has released 17 solo studio albums including Epicloud in 2012 which reached #1 on the US Heatseekers chart and Transcendence in 2016 which reached #2 in Finland. He has also released albums under The Devin Townsend Band, Devin Townsend Project, and Casualties of Cool. His sound has been compared to the likes of Frank Zappa and Phil Spector.