Richie Sambora Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Richie Sambora Net Worth 2020 – Richie Sambora is an American guitarist, singer, producer, and songwriter. People mostly know him as the lead guitarist of the rock band ‘Bon Jovi.’ Additionally, he has also released three solo albums.
As a member of Bon Jovi, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018.
Biography – Early Life/Education/Peersonal Life
Sambora was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey as Richard Stephen “Richie” Sambora on July 11, 1959. He was born to parents Joan and Adam C. Sambora.
Richie began playing the guitar at the age of 12 and his first instrument was the accordion. Additionally, he also played basketball in high school.
As for his private life, he dated singer Cher in 1991 and was married to actress Heather Locklear from 1994 – 2007. From his marriage with Heather, he has one daughter.
Sambora attended Woodbridge High School. In addition, he has also received Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Kean University.
Sambora initially performed for the first time in stage at a Catholic Youth Organization dance. Later, he was a guitarist for the band ‘Message.’
In addition, his first professional tour was as an opening act for Joe Cocker. Richie replaced original lead guitarist Dave Sabo after Bon Jovi impressed him in one of the live shows.
He has also released two solo albums and performed as a guest artist on multiple records. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009.
He was born Richard Stephen Sambora on July 11, 1959, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Richie discovered very early in life that music was his true calling.
The first instruments that he learned to play were saxophone, accordion, trumpet and piano. His love for music blossomed even more when he was 12 years old after hearing Eric Clapton.
Clapton along with the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Johnny Winter, served as Richie’s inspirations for creating his own music.
It was in 1983 that he joined the band Bon Jovi. Sambora and frontman Jon Bon Jovi formed the primary songwriting unit of the band, which would later be extended and achieve widespread global recognition.
From 1984 to date, the band has released 13 studio albums, the most recent being 2016’s This House Is Not For Sale.
In addition to his work with Bon Jovi, Richie has also released three solo albums: Stranger in This Town (1991), Undiscovered Soul (1998) and Aftermath of the Lowdown (2012). All in all, Richie Sambora has co-written four #1 hit singles, 20 Top 10 singles and almost 40 Top 40 singles.
Net Worth 2020
Richie Sambora has a net worth of $100 million dollars.