|Net Worth in $
|Date of Birth
|07 February 1962
|Place of Birth
|Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
|Sandy Mahl (m. 1986, div. 2001), Trisha Yearwood (m. 2005)
|August Anna Brooks, Allie Colleen Brooks, Taylor Mayne Pearl Brooks
|Actor, songwriter, film producer
Introduction of Garth Brooks
Troyal Garth Brooks is the full name of Garth Brooks. He is a famous singer and songwriter in America. He has given many solo albums which gave him much popularity. And Garth Brooks Net Worth is more than $400 millionn.
His first album was released in 1989 which gained huge success. ‘If Tomorrow Never Comes’, and ‘The Dance’ are his famous hits that he gave at the start of his career.
Early Life of Garth Brooks
Born to Colleen McElroy Carroll and Troyal Raymond Brooks Jr., Garth Brooks was the youngest child in his family. Brooks used to sing songs in different family events and knew how to play guitar and banjo at a very early age.
The reason behind this were the weekly meet-up conducted at their place where each kid has to show a talent of his own. Although his main interest was athletics, he managed to get graduation completed in 1984, starting his career as a singer. In 1986, Brooks married Sandy Mahl but got divorced in 2001. He had 3 daughters from this marriage. He then married Trish Yearwood in 2005 and is still married to her.
Garth Brooks Started his music career in 1985. In the beginning, he played guitar and sang songs in bars and clubs. At that age, he was very fond of rock music. Later he switched to country music and found more interest in that.
In 1989, he gave his first album which ranked No. 2 on the Billiard chart. This was a great success for a beginner. The next year, in 1990, he released his second album ‘No Fences’ which ranked No. 1 on the Billiard chart. ‘Unanswered Prayers’ and ‘The Thunder Rolls’ are his famous songs from his second album.
After giving a series of successful hits, he also started live shows which were full of energy and showed his love towards music. After a series of 3 hit albums, Brooks came up with another album ‘Beyond the Season’. This was his first ever Christmas album.
Awards and Achievements
- Brooks has won Grammy awards in his career. However, he has been nominated 13 times which itself is a big achievement.
- In 20th century, Brooks was counted as the first American solo artist who gave popular best-selling albums.
- He is also declared as the second best singer as a solo artist by RIAA.
- Garth Brooks also won seven Diamond Awards on his name. This was one of the biggest achievements of Brook’s life as he is the only artist who managed to achieve this.
- Brooks also won a GLAAD Media Award for his song ‘We Shall Be Free’. This song shows his support and acceptance towards gay relationships.
- In 2011, he was enlisted in Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 2012, he became a part of Country Music Hall of Fame.
Garth Brooks Net Worth and Salary
Considering Garth Brooks’s fame and popularity, Brooks has earned a lot of money through his music career. The latest update shows Garth Brooks net worth is $400 million. He is one of the top-selling artists and has a record of over 160 million songs.
In 2016 and 2017, he was among the list of the top-earning singers. Also, in 2017 he earned a total of $60 million. He majorly earns from the albums he releases and also the live shows he does every now and then which are a major hut in USA.
Today Garth Brooks net worth is $400 million and he is well-known all over the world as a famous musician. Although he started his career as a bar and club singer, he managed to make his name among the top musicians in America.
He is a highly-paid and top-earning musician today with a series of successful albums and records under his name. His efforts made him won the Diamond Awards for 7 of his albums which is a record itself.