Sammy Hagar Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Marital Life.
Sammy Hagar Net Worth 2020 – Ever since his time as a vocalist for the hard rock band Montrose in the 1970s, Sammy Hagar’s name has been praised as one of the greats in the rock music genre.
Following his time with Montrose, he has spent his time making music as a solo artist and a member of a myriad of rock bands.
Hagar was born and raised in California. He came into the world on October 13, 1947, in Salinas, California. His family soon relocated to Fontana due to his father’s employment at the Kaiser Steel Mill.
While schooling at Fontana High School, Sammy fronted his first band the Fabulous Castille’s at the age of fourteen. This ushered in a time in his life where he was involved with many bands including Samson & Hagar, Johhny Fortune Band, and the Justice Brothers.
In 1973, Sammy Hagar became a part of Montrose where he penned his first lyrics. He recorded two albums with the group before he quit after falling out with Ronnie Montrose, the group’s founder. Their 1973 self-titled debut album Montrose was Sammy’s first RIAA certified effort, as it was given platinum status.
Sammy’s solo career started in 1976 and has been on and off, existing between his time with various bands.
As at 2014, the hard rock musician has dropped 13 solo projects, with nine of them coming in the 70s and 80s. Two of those albums, Standing Hampton (1981) and VOA (1984) have been certified platinum by the RIAA.
The 1981 album was his first release under Geffen Records after he walked away from Capitol Records. The project is his biggest-selling album to date thanks to tracks such as “There’s Only One Way to Rock”.
Moving on from the 80s, Hagar has been a part of many groups including Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve (1984), Van Halen (1986, 1988 – 1995), Sammy Hagar & The Waboritas (1999 – 2006), Chicken Foot (2009 – 2011), and The Circle (2014).
As at 2015, Sammy Hagar’s solo and group musical efforts have seen the release of 26 albums going gold, platinum, 3X Platinum, 4X platinum or 6X platinum.
Sammy Hagar has been in the world of business since the 1990s. In those early business days, he bought a mountain bike store and built another. Soon his was the top-rated independent bike store in the state of California.
Since the 1990s he has been building a portfolio of nightclubs and restaurants.
He is also the owner of the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand and Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum.
Hagar’s first wedding happened on November 3, 1968. He married Betsy Berardi on that day and stayed married to her until 1994.
The couple had two children, Aaron who was born in 1970, and Andrew, who followed in 1984. Following their divorce, he met Kari Karte and married her on November 29, 1995. Sammy and Kari have two daughters, the Kama, born in 1996, and Samantha, who came in 2001.
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As of recently 2020, the estimated net worth of Sammy Hagar is more than $150 million.