John Mayer Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
John Mayer Net Worth 2020 – John Clayton Mayer is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer. Famous for his special skills in guitar and his artistic pursuit for classy pop-rock songs, he has earned major chart success in the US and other countries.
John Mayer Net Worth 2020
John Clayton Mayer was born on October 16, 1977 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He grew up in Fairfield. His father Richard was a high school principal, and his mother Margaret Mayer was a middle school English teacher. He has two brothers.
For his junior year, he attended the Center for Global Studies at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk.
He first became fascinated with guitar after watching Michael J. Fox’s guitar performance in a movie, and he fell in love with blues music after he heard a Stevie Ray Vaughan cassette.
When he was 13, his father rented a guitar for him. He started taking lessons, and got so engrossed in it that his concerned parents took him to a psychiatrist, who declared him healthy. Later he said that his parents’ troubled marriage often forced him to “disappear in his own world.”
While he was in high school, he started playing guitar at bars and other venues. He also joined a band called Villanova Junction and played with Tim Procaccini, Rich Wolf, and Joe Beleznay.
When he was 17, he was diagnosed with cardiac dysrhythmia, and was hospitalized. He said that during that period, he realized that he had a songwriter in him too. He also suffered from panic attacks, and is still on anti-anxiety medication.
He wanted to skip college to pursue a career in music, but his parents persuaded him to enroll in the Berklee College of Music in 1997, at the age of 19. However, he left Berklee after two semesters and moved to Atlanta with his college friend Clay Cook.
They formed a two-man band, ‘Lo-Fi Masters’, and began performing in local clubs and other places. Soon they parted ways and Mayer started a solo career.
John Mayer has dated actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, singer Jessica Simpson, singer Taylor Swift, and actress Minka Kelly among other prominent show biz personalities.
After dropping out of college and moving to Atlanta, Mayer formed LoFi Masters with friend, fellow musician Clay Cook. When the duo split, Mayer launched his solo career with the independently released EP Inside Wants Out.
Mayer was subsequently signed and released his debut studio album Room for Squares in 2001 which was certified 4x Platinum. Mayer released the album Heavier Things in 2003 which reached #1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
His album Continuum was released in 2006 and reached #1 on the US Rock chart and #2 on the Billboard 200. Mayer released the albums Battle Studies in 2009 and Born and Raised in 2012 which both reached #1 on the Billboard 200.
His albums Paradise Valley in 2013 and The Search for Everything in 2017 both reached #1 on the US Rock chart and #2 on the Billboard 200.
He has had many successful singles including “Your Body Is a Wonderland”, “Why Georgia”, “Bigger Than My Body”, “Daughters”, “Waiting on the World to Change”, “Gravity”, “Half of my Heart” (featuring Taylor Swift), and more.
Along with musicians Pino Palladino and Steve Jordan, Mayer formed the John Mayer Trio, which has released one live album to date.
Side projects of Mayer’s include designing for products such as guitars, apparel and sneakers, writing a column for Esquire magazine, and a television variety show in the works.
Mayer has collaborated with musicians such as B.B. King, Kanye West, Eric Clapton, and The Dixie Chicks. In 2015 he formed the band Dead and Company which performs Grateful Dead songs and features the original members of the band Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann.
As of 2020, the estimated net worth of John Mayer is approximately $45 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his career in music.
He also earns a hefty income from his other business ventures. John Mayor has worked hard to achieve the success he is enjoying today.
His incredible music has earned him a lot of fan following throughout the world, and one can see his popularity on famous social networking websites. According to the reports, Mayer is currently dating an actress named Natalie Morales.