Who is Nicko McBrain? Nicko McBrain 2012 net worth? Nicko McBrain is a British musician and member of the band Iron Maiden who has a 2012 net worth of $30 million. Nicko McBrain made his net worth as a drummer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. From a very young age, McBrain learnt to play the drums and by the age of 14, he played in small pubs bands.