Born on February 7, 1962, Troyal Garth Brooks is a country music star in the United States. His integration of pop and rock elements into the country genre has earned him his immense popularity, particularly in the United States with success on the country music single and album charts, multi-platinum recordings and record-breaking live performances, while also crossing over into the mainstream pop arena.
Garth Brooks Net worth
American country music superstar Garth Brooks is worth an estimated $400 million. That’s because to his wife, country music star Trisha Yearwood. Garth is responsible for $300–$350 million of the couple’s wealth. Six of Garth’s albums have been certified diamond, attesting to his immense popularity and success in the country music genre.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) claims that he has sold 148 million albums in the United States alone, making him the best-selling solo albums artist in the country and placing him in second place behind The Beatles. He has sold over 200 million albums globally, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time.
Garth Brooks Early Years
On February 7, 1962, Troyal Garth Brooks was born in Tulsa. His parents, Troyal Raymond Brooks and Colleen McElroy Carroll, are very proud of their youngest son. Both of his parents had careers in the oil industry; his father was a draftsman, and his mother was a country singer who performed on the 1950s TV show “Ozark Jubilee.”
Garth is the product of a second marriage for both of his parents. He has four older half-siblings and one older sister. When he was a kid, his family put on weekly talent shows where each of the six kids had to perform a skit or sing.
As a kid, Garth loved to sing, but he was more into sports. Garth was an all-star athlete in high school, competing in football, baseball, and track. He will be attending Oklahoma State University thanks to a track scholarship. The javelin was his area of expertise. During his time in university, Brooks earned a degree in marketing.
Garth Brooks Early Professions
Brooks began his professional music career in local bars and clubs in 1985, after graduating from college. A lawyer specializing in the entertainment industry made the trip from Dallas to Stillwater, Oklahoma solely to see Brooks perform.
He volunteered to make his debut demo. Brooks moved to Music City in the hopes of signing a record deal. In less than a day, he had returned to Oklahoma. The attorney urged Garth to give Nashville another go. By 1987, Brooks had relocated to Music City.
Garth Brooks Private Matters
Brooks met his first wife, songwriter Sandy Mahl while in college. They tied the knot on May 24th, 1986. Taylor, August, and Allie were the names of the couple’s three daughters. The couple’s divorce was finalized on December 17, 2001. His separation was one of the priciest in history. In settling with Sandy, Garth forked over $125 million.
On December 10, 2005, country music star Trisha Yearwood became Brooks’ second wife. In July 2013, Brooks became a grandfather when August had a daughter called Karalynn with Chance Michael Russell.
Garth Brooks Pay-Related Highlights
As the highest-paid celebrity in the world, Garth has reportedly made as much as $90 million in a single year of touring. From the beginning of June 2017 to the end of May 2018, Garth Brooks made $45 million. The following year, within the same time frame, he made $25 million.
Garth Brooks Actual Property
Besides his property in Malibu, California, Brooks also has residences in Nashville, Tennessee, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was reported in 2019 that Brooks and Yearwood spent $8.825 million to purchase the Layby Hotel in Florida’s Anna Maria Island’s Holmes Beach. Trisha Yearwood put the price of her $4.5 million Nashville mansion on the market in May 2023.
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