If you’re a fan of country music, you’re probably a big fan of superstar Garth Brooks. After all, he has long been known as the quintessential country music performer, someone that fans can identify with who has never seemed as though he allowed stardom to go to his head. As a matter of fact, he seems very much like he’s in tune with individuals who could never hope to make as much money as he has, even if they spent their entire lives trying to do it.
Recently, it was announced that his net worth is somewhere in the neighborhood of 330 million dollars. Even for a famous country music performer, this is a lot of money. It basically eclipses the net worth of many of his contemporary peers, to say the least. The question is, how on earth did he make so much money in a relatively short amount of time?
To be clear, it’s not like Garth Brooks just came onto the scene. He’s been singing for a number of years now, and he was a well-established superstar long before he ever decided to take a break in order to watch his kids grow up. Even after taking several years off from touring, he came back with a vengeance. Perhaps one of the most amazing things was that when he came back onto the stage to perform, he was every bit as popular as he had ever been. Only stars with true staying power are capable of pulling that off. In reality, taking a years-long break from touring or releasing new music is often considered career suicide. That’s because most people simply don’t come back from that with the same degree of popularity that they had before. Garth Brooks not only did it, but he made it look easy. He says that it’s because he made the decision that family was more important than his career and certainly more important than fame. Therefore, he made the decision to do it even though he was fully aware of the risks. Without a doubt, this is a risk that worked in his favor.
With all of that being said, it still doesn’t explain how he’s managed to amass so much wealth. For the most part, he’s managed to do it the old-fashioned way, through hard work and dedication. He makes a lot of his money through record sales, yes, but he also makes a great deal of it when he goes on tour. Some of it is made from souvenir sales and other similar things. Still more money is made from public appearances. In addition, it’s important to remember that he’s married to another individual that’s also involved in Show Business, and they do have some business ventures that they participate in together. If you take all of this and put it together, you have a situation where he’s capable of making money almost 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even if he’s not actively putting out new music or performing at that given time.
It’s also worth noting that he doesn’t charge as much for tickets to his concerts as a lot of celebrities do. Nevertheless, nearly every one of his concerts is a complete sell-out. That has allowed him to make an enormous amount of money off of live performances, even with the reduced ticket prices. That might even be one reason why he has managed to make so much. He makes his concerts more affordable so more of his fans are capable of attending. As opposed to charging hundreds of dollars for a single seat and counting on only those fans who can afford the steep prices, he charges ticket prices in the range of $30 to $40 and counts on the fact that virtually everyone who is a fan of his music will have the opportunity to come and see him perform live.
All of these efforts, along with his enormous popularity, have allowed him to continue to make money. The thing is, he’s still making new music and touring and he’s gaining new fans on a daily basis. The fans that have been there since day one continue to be there in support, often introducing his music to new individuals. This has allowed him to create a situation that can sustain him and his family financially. Granted, he’s a great performer but his net worth is just as much about his character as it is his ability to sing and play a guitar. People that are Garth Brooks fans love him and they go out of their way to support him in every way they can.