Garth Brooks is an American country music singer-songwriter, record producer, and entertainer with the net worth of $120 million dollars in 2011. Garth Brooks Net Worth has seen steady growth in the 2010s since his return to live performances in late 1999, but not back to the levels achieved during his peak in the 1990s and early 2000s. Garth Brooks was born on February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma as Garth Richard Brookshier. He grew up with 3 siblings including brothers Mike and Jeff who are also singer-songwriters with their own careers and families.
Garth Brooks was born to Delois Deanie (McCaskill) and Troy Lee Brooks, Jr. on February 7, 1962, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His parents divorced when he was very young and Garth remained with his mother. Deanie remarried a vocal coach named Dan Peek of The New Christy Minstrels. Garth took his stepfather’s name at age 13 though it is unknown if Troy knew or cared about it and Deanie says that Troy never attempted to contact him after that point.
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Garth Brooks began his musical career at age 15 and eventually formed a band called Garth Brooks and The Magic that moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1987. A few years later, he signed with Capitol Records and released an album titled Blame It All on My Roots: Five Decades of Influences. In 1990, he recorded his second album titled No Fences and released it through Capitol Records. This album became an international success, reaching #1 on Billboard Top Country Albums chart and #3 on Billboard 200. His single off of No Fences is Shameless, which peaked at #7 on Hot Country Songs chart but went all the way to number 1 on Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart.
Garth is currently on his All Day Tour, and he has sold more than 4.6 million tickets so far, according to his website. Tickets for one of his shows can cost between $79 and $1,000 on average. The ticket prices include parking, food and drinks, but they do not include merchandise like T-shirts or CDs. Based on figures from 2011, which was an average year for Garth, each show brings in about $1 million (which includes merchandise sales). But remember, there are expenses involved with putting on a concert too—including hiring staff—so it’s not as simple as saying all of Garth’s earnings come from tickets sales.
Garth Brooks, a famous American country music singer was awarded with a lot of prestigious awards and titles in his life. The singer won an Academy Award for Best Song for Shameless from film Hope Floats, 9 Grammy Awards for Best Country Male Vocal Performance, Best Country Collaboration with Vocals and more. Garth Brooks also received 36 Billboard Music Awards and more than 50 American Music Awards. He has sold over 160 million albums around the world and grossed more than $100 million from touring on concerts only. In 2019 Garth wrote his biography titled as The Anthology. The book consists of everything interesting about him including his personal life, marriage to his wife Paula, children with her and even every detail about their divorce.
Besides his music career, Garth has also tried his hand at acting and TV producing. He has had small roles in movies like Disney’s Honey We Shrunk Ourselves and Universal Pictures’ The Country Bears, as well as a part on George Lopez. On television, he is a producer for CBS’s The Insider and appeared on that show from 2004 to 2008. In 2011, he returned to Fox as host of American Country Awards.
Last Updated on December 25, 2021
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