Garth Brooks is a famous country singer as well as a songwriter. He is very well-known worldwide and is among the highest selling artists with his albums having been sold in over 160 million copies.
He is one of the top paid country artists ever making more than $60 million. His success is shown in that that 7 of his albums have been given the diamond status inside of the United States of America and he is the only singer in history that has managed to achieve that. After this brief introduction about Garth Brooks keep reading the text below if you wish to find out more about his achievements and success.
The parents of Troyal Garth Brooks are the country singer Colleen McElroy Carroll (his mother) and Troyal Raymond Brooks Jr who was a draftsman (his father). He was born in Oklahoma in the year of 1962. He has a sister Kelly but also four other half-siblings. While he was growing up, during his childhood, he used to attend talent shows in Yukon every week which his parents insisted on. After attending high school he moved on to study at Oklahoma State University from where he earned a degree in advertising. After that, he also acquired an MBA there too in the year 2011.
He met his future wife while he was in college and they got married in 1986 but divorced in 2001. They have three daughters together. He later remarried in 2005 and his current wife is Trisha Yearwood.
He first started his professional career in the year 1985 which was when he learned how to play the guitar and started having shows at the bars and clubs in the area he was living in. In that period he mats a guy named Rod Phelps who is responsible for him trying to get a serious career in music. After that, he decided to move to Nashville to work on making music.
The name of his first album was self-titled – Garth Brooks and it was released in 1989. It was number 2 on Top Country Albums and charted number 13 on the Billboard 200. Until now his first album has sold more than 10 million copies. He has released 13 more albums since then. They are Nо Fеnсеѕ (1990), Rоріn’ thе Wіnd (1991), Тhе Сhаѕе (1992), Веуоnd thе Ѕеаѕоn (1992), Іn Ріесеѕ (1993), Frеѕh Ноrѕеѕ (1995), Ѕеvеnѕ (1997), Gаrth Вrооkѕ іn…. Тhе Lіfе оf Сhrіѕ Gаіnеѕ (1999), Gаrth Вrооkѕ аnd thе Маgіс оf Сhrіѕtmаѕ (1999), Ѕсаrесrоw (2001), Маn Аgаіnѕt Масhіnе (2014), Сhrіѕtmаѕ Тоgеthеr (wіth Тrіѕhа Yеаrwооd) (2016) аnd Gunѕlіngеr (2016).
Aside from music he has also tried out as a baseball player.
Throughout his long and successful career, Garth Brooks has had many nominations for awards and has won many of them. He has been nominated 169 times and has won 91 of them. 25 of those awards are Country Music Awards and 2 are Grammy Awards. Besides that, he also has a spot in the Country Music Hall of Fame in the year 2012.
Net Worth of Garth Brooks
The Net Worth of Garth Brooks comes up to an impressive $350 million. The fact that 7 of his albums have the diamond status made him a lot of money. In the present time, he has a spot among the artists that have the best sales worldwide. A big part of his net worth is definitely due to having all of his tours sold out. That has made him a good amount of cash.