John Mellencamp Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Marital Life

John Mellencamp Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Marital Life.

John Mellencamp Net Worth 2020John Mellencamp is a rock musician who specializes in the genre of heartland rock characterized by traditional instrumentation.

John Mellencamp Net Worth

A highly successful artist, he has sold over 40 million albums worldwide and has seven No.1 hits on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks—the maximum for a solo artist. He had always been musically inclined and formed his first band when he was just 14 years old.


Born on 7th October 1951 in  Seymour, the United States, the son of Richard Mellencamp (father) and Marilyn Lowe( mother).

His full name is Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and John Cougar Mellencamp. He belongs to the American nationality as well as belongs to the German, Scottish, English, Scots-Irish Welsh, French, and remote Flemish. He had eloped with his pregnant girlfriend Priscilla Esterline when he was at the age of 18.

Additionally, he has altogether four siblings named Ted Mellencamp, Joe Mellencamp, Laura Hackman and Janet Kiel. Furthermore, in 1974, he had graduated from Vincennes University.

CareerJohn Mellencamp Net Worth

Starting his career history, he had begun by recording The Kid Inside, the follow-up to Chestnut Street Incident, in 1977.

He had started playing in a cover band called Crepe Soul. In 1978, he had eventually improved and released his single “I Need a Lover”.

This song hit in Australia, and then a Top 30 track in the U.S. upon it. In 1982, he had big breakthrough came with the chart-topping album American Fool.

The next year (1983), he had enjoyed more commercial success with Uh-Huh, which became a Top 10 album on the strength of three hit singles

Similarly, he had acclaimed Scarecrow which featured a mixture of styles, from the uptempo “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A in 1985. He continued to mature as an artist with his next recording.

In 1987, he had his recording named The Lonesome Jubilee which featured some experimentation with a folk rock-type sound. In 1992, he had tried his hand at acting.

He directed and starred in a semi-autobiographical drama about a successful musician returning to his small-town roots.


Likewise, delivered Human Wheels, scoring solid radio play with its title track and “What if I Came Knocking.” in 1993.

He had continued churning out music that reflected his musings on life and middle age via the albums John Mellencamp in 1998, Rough Harvest in 1999 and Cuttin’ Heads in 2001.

In 2009, he had recorded new songs at a series of historic locations in the South, including the First African Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia, and Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. He had also revealed his talents as a painter to a wider audience in 2012.

Furthermore, he had released his first studio album in four years, the folk-and-blues infused Plain Spoken in 2014.

Marital Life

As a 19 year old he had eloped with and married his pregnant girlfriend, Priscilla Esterline. The couple had a daughter. The marriage ended in 1981.

His second marriage was to Victoria Granucci in 1981. The couple divorced in 1989. They have two daughters. He married again in 1992. He had two sons with his third wife, Elaine Irwin before divorcing her in 2011.

Аwаrdѕ & АсhіеvеmеntѕJohn Mellencamp Net Worth

Јоhnnу Саѕh hаѕ nаmеd Јоhn Меllеnсаmр аѕ “оnе оf thе tеn bеѕt ѕоngwrіtеrѕ” іn muѕіс. Тhіѕ ѕіngеr’ѕ ѕіnglе еntіtlеd “Нurtѕ Ѕо Gооd” арреаrеd tо wіn thе Grаmmу Аwаrd іn thе саtеgоrу оf Веѕt Маlе Rосk Vосаl Реrfоrmаnсе іn thе 25th Grаmmуѕ.

Моrеоvеr, hе hаѕ wоn а Grаmmу Аwаrd (Веѕt Маlе Rосk Реrfоrmеr fоr “Нurtѕ Ѕо Gооd” іn 1983) аѕ wеll аѕ hе gоt nоmіnаtеd fоr 12 rеmаіnіng.

Net Worth

As of recently 2020, John Mellencamp has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He has made most of his fortune with his career as a singer-songwriter and as a musician.

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