Garth Brooks Net Worth $150 Million
Born on February 7, 1962, Garth Brooks has an impressively varied career. From baseball star to country music artist, he has worked in a variety of industries. Native to Tulsa, Oklahoma, Garth Brooks has managed to sell more than 200 million albums around the world. He has has six diamond certified albums and received two Grammy awards and 11 Country music Awards. The Recording Industry Association of America lists Brooks as the top selling solo artist of the 1900s. Since Elvis Presley's early records were not closely tracked, this record may actually be number two instead of number one. In jut the United States, he has sold over 70 million albums. He has managed to obtain an estimated net worth of $150 million.
As an adult, Garth Brooks attended Oklahoma State University. After his graduation, he went on to receive an MBA from the school. While he was at the school, he worked as a bouncer. He met Sandy Mahl during this time and the couple became married on May 24, 1986. Although the couple was married for over ten years, they filed for divorce in 2000. This divorce became finalized in 2001. In 2005, Brooks married the singer, Trisha Yearwood. Together, they own property in Florida, Oklahoma, California and Tennessee.
Some of Garth Brooks charity work has been with the Teammates for Kids Foundation, the Firefighters Relief efforts and has donated $1 million towards wildlife. In addition to charity work, he attempted to give a section of his liver to his friend, Chris LeDoux. At the time, LeDoux was suffering from liver cancer. Since Brooks' liver was not compatible, a different donor was found. Currently, Garth Brooks is the headlining act for his own show at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas. He is still working on developing new music and record albums.