Garth Brooks Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$350 Million|
|Salary:||$45 Million Per Year|
|Real Name:||Troyal Garth Brooks|
|Date of Birth:||7th February 1962|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Producer|
|Updated:||5th July 2023|
The country singer Garth Brooks net worth is approximately $350 million. As he shares a total net worth of about $400 million with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, it is difficult to separate their investment holdings.
According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Garth Brookes is the leading solo artist in the USA. His albums have sold in excess of 150 million units in the United States alone, with many more sold around the world. He’s outsold Elvis Presley and comes in just behind the Beetles as the all-time best-selling artist in music history.
All of this makes Garth Brooks’s net worth even more impressive, given that he is amongst the highest-earning musicians in the world.
Garth Brooks Early Life
On February 7, 1962, Troyal Garth Brooks took his first breath. He was the first-born child of his father, Troyal Raymond Brooks, and his mother, Colleen McElroy Carroll. The family home was located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He gets his singing genes from his mother, a country music singer. She appeared on television in the 1950s in a show called Ozark Jubilee. Garth’s parents were previously divorced, and he has older step-siblings. His 4 older brothers and older sister were all performers who put on a show for their parents each week while growing up.
Garth Brooks was an avid athlete; a music career was furthest from his mind as he participated in baseball, football, and track and field events. His performances on the athletics field were such that he was awarded a scholarship to Oklahoma State University, where he competed in Javelin.
In 1984, he completed his college education by earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
Garth Brookes Personal Life
Two years after leaving college, Garth was married to his wife, Sandy Mahl, in 1986. They had met while the two were in college, and, as she was a songwriter, she was to introduce Garth to country music. It was around this time that Garth was performing in local bars.
The couple had three daughters; Allie, Taylor, and August. Unfortunately, Garth’s marriage was to end in 2001. It was touted at the time as one of the highest divorce settlements ever, with Garth paying out over $125 million to his ex-wife.
4 years later, Garth was to re-marry the country singer Trisha Yearwood.
Garth Brooks’ daughter, August, was to present him with a granddaughter in 2013. Her name is Chace Michael Russell. Allie Colleen Brooks is Garth’s youngest daughter and a well-known singer and songwriter.
Garth Brooks Country Music Career Successes
Brooks has received many country music hall awards, starting in the mid-1980s.
In 1985, Garth Brooks toured the local clubs and bars, singing and playing guitar. He was discovered by an attorney familiar with the entertainment industry and accepted an offer to produce a demo tape.
His first visit to Nashville ended in failure, but he was convinced to return. In 1987, he moved to Nashville with his family to start his country music career in earnest.
By the end of 1989, he had achieved number 2 on the country album charts with his Hungry Years album. This album included his hit song If Tomorrow Never Comes.
He toured with Kenny Rogers as an opening act and released his second album in 1990. No Fences was a roaring success, with the album spending 23 weeks at the top of the country charts. This is Garth Brooks’ highest-selling album and includes the songs, The Thunder Rolls and Friends in Low Places.
His third album, Ropin’ the Wind, was released in late 1991. It went straight to number 1 on the main album charts, a feat that had never been done before in country music history. In 1992, he released his 4th album, The Chase.
It was the first time in history that a country musician had made it into the Billboard 200 chart with no less than 3 albums hitting the top 20 simultaneously.
In Pieces was released in 1993. I was a number 1 smash hit on both the Billboard country and main music charts. His world tour saw him sell out Wembley Stadium, an unheard-of event for a country artist.
1995 was the year he released Wild Horses. This album included his hit song, She’s Every Woman. His world tour earned him more than $105 million and saw more than 5.5 million fans attend his shows.
His live album, Double Live, was released in 1998.
In a strange twist, Garth Brooks released Garth Brooks in… The Life of Chris Gaines. This was a movie soundtrack for the movie The Lamb. It was a disaster, and Brooks shelved the idea of creating his alter-ego production.
Brooks decided that he was tired of the music industry and retired on October 26, 2000. He wanted to spend more time with his family and gave up performing and recording.
On October 26, 2000, Brooks officially announced his retirement from recording and performing.
Coming Out of Retirement
2007, Garth Brooks came out of retirement to perform in nine concerts. The demand was so great that Garth Brooks: Live in Kansas City sold out each of the concerts. Within 2 hours, all 140,000 tickets were sold.
As part of a fundraising event for victims of the 2007 wildfires in California, Garth Brooks once again played to a sold-out arena. The five shows were performed over 48 hours.
The stage lights came calling again in 2009 when Garth Brooks made a come-back in a Las Vegas Residency at the Encore Hotel and Casino.
Brooks produced a single in 2014, People Loving People, and Man Against Machine album. He did a world tour and, in 2016, released the aptly-named, The Ultimate Collection. Another album, Gunslinger, followed. Garth was well and truly back in business, and, in 2018, fans were overjoyed to see the release of his album, Fun. This album included his latest single, All Day Long.
He and his wife were active during the COVID pandemic, raising funds by performing on Facebook Live as well as CBS. They raised over $1 million for the victims of COVID and entertained their fans by playing requests during their live online events.
Garth Brooks Salary
When Garth Brooks is touring, he can earn more than $90 million in a year. He has been the highest-paid performer worldwide and is said to have earned more than $45 million between mid-2017 and mid-2018.
Garth Brooks’ Real Estate Holdings
The Brooks family has homes in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as well as Nashville and Malibu.
It is rumored that the Layby Hotel on Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island in Florida, was sold to Brooks and his wife for over $8.825 million.
Garth Brooks FAQs
What is Garth Brooks Net Worth?
Garth Brooks net worth is currently $350 million USD.
How much money does Garth Brooks earn?
Garth Brooks earns $45 million per year from various sources.
How tall is Garth Brooks?
Garth Brooks is 5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
How old is Garth Brooks?
Garth Brooks is currently 61 years old.
When is Garth Brooks birthday?
Garth Brooks birthday is on 7th February.