Kim Thayil’s net worth: Kim Thayil is an American guitarist who has a net worth of $ 30 million. Kim Thayil was born in Seattle, Washington, and grew up in Park Forest, Illinois. He met his fellow musician, Hiro Yamamoto, while he was in high school. Then both moved to Washington. While studying philosophy at the University of Washington, he became friends with his music partner and classmate, Chris Cornell. Cornell, Thayil and Yamamoto formed the band, Soundgarden, in 1984. The group became a great success and released five albums. Three of his albums were multi-platinum, and they won two Grammy awards. He wrote several songs of the group, including “Hunted Down”, “Flower”, “Hands All Over”, “Jesus Christ Pose” and “Superunknown”. After the group disbanded in 1997, the guest was introduced to several other groups, including the presidents of the United States of America and Ascend. He also formed his own punk band called, No WTO Combo. Soundgarden met in 2010 and released their first studio album in 16 years in November 2012. Tragically, Kim’s old partner, Chris Cornell, committed suicide in May 2017.