Janis Joplin net worth

Janis Joplin net worth

Net Worth: $5 Million

About Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin net worth

It has been estimated that the current sum of Janis Joplin net worth reaches 5 million dollars, which she has earned because of her career in music. Janis Joplin was a singer and songwriter. She was born in 1943 and passed away in 1970. She became known in the middle of the 1960s when she was the leading singer in the rock group called Big Brother and the Holding Company. The group also became the first bigger source of increasing the overall sum of Janis Joplin net worth. Later, she started her solo work, where she was joined by her backing bands, called The Kozmic Blues Band and The Full Tilt Boogie Band.
Janis Joplin’s first big performance was at the Monterey Pop Festival. Because of her appearance there, Janis Joplin was invited to perform at the Woodstock festival and the Festival Express train tour. Five singles of hers made it to the charts. She released some popular songs, too, such as “Summertime”, “Work Me, Lord”, “Mercedes Benz”, “Down on Me”, “Piece of My Heart”, “Maybe”, “Kozmic Blues”, “Ball ‘n’ Chain”, “To Love Somebody” and “Me and Bobby McGee”, the latter being her only number 1 single.

The sales of the songs have also added up to the total sum of Janis Joplin net worth.
Janis Joplin was well known because of her energetic performances, which led to her fans naming her ‘electric’. She was also known as ‘The Queen of Psychedelic Soul’. In addition to her singing work, Janis Joplin was a dancer, painter and music arranger. In 2004, her name appeared in the 46th place on the list compiled by Rolling Stone, called the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. In 2008, the same magazine compiled another list, called the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, where she appeared in the 28th place. In 1995, her name was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Janis Joplin is still considered as one of the highest selling singers of all time in the United States. More than 15.5 million copies of her albums have been sold, and such high sales have also added up to the total estimate of Janis Joplin net worth.
Janis Joplin was born in 1943 in Port Arthur, Texas. Initially, Janis Joplin was interested in painting and only later began to sing. After graduating from high school, she continued her education at Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont, Texas, and the University of Texas at Austin. The first song which she recorded was when she was studying at the latter university, called “What Good Can Drinkin’ Do”.
In 1963, Janis Joplin moved to San Francisco. In 1964, she appeared in a music session with Jorma Kaukonen, with whom she recorded the following songs: “Trouble in Mind”, “Hesitation Blues”, “Daddy, Daddy, Daddy”, “Typewriter Talk”, “Kansas City Blues”, “Long Black Train Blues” and “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out”. It was also about this time when she started to use drugs. When she came back to Texas, Janis Joplin changed her lifestyle and stopped using drugs, which resulted in her becoming more successful as a singer as she began her solo work.

Now you have an idea why Janis Joplin net worth is this huge


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