George Thorogood net worth

George Thorogood net worth

Net Worth: $50 Million

About George Thorogood

George Thorogood net worth

It has been estimated that the overall amount of George Thorogood net worth is as high as 50 million dollars, as of right now. He has earned his net worth as well as his fame because of his career in music. George Thorogood is a singer and song writer. He was born in 1950 and is from Wilmington, Delaware. In the 1980s, he became a huge icon on rock music radio stations because of his high energy blues sound. George Thorogood’s songs were played a lot on radio during that time, including hits such as “I Drink Alone” and “Bad to the Bone”.
George Thorogood is also known as the one who helped to make songs popular recorded by older musicians. Examples of such songs include “House Rent Boogie/One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer”, “Who Do You Love?” and “Move it on Over”. The songs became hits on classic rock radio. Thus, with is name getting more popular year after year, the overall estimate of George Thorogood net worth also increased by a mile.
In addition to his solo work, George Thorogood is also a member of his own called “The Delaware Destroyers”. With this group, he has released more than 20 albums, sales of which have also added up to the overall size of George Thorogood net worth.

Two albums out of those have been certified as platinum, whereas six other have been certified gold. As a solo act, more than 15 million copies of his albums have been sold as well, and thus, his solo work has also increased the overall sum of George Thorogood net worth. He and his band have been touring a lot. In 2014 the band celebrated their 40th anniversary of performing together.
In the 70s, George Thorogood started his career in music as a solo acoustic singer. He decided to become a musician after he attended a concert of John P. Hammond. George Thorogood later teamed up with a friend from his school, who was a drummer, Jeff Simon and they created a group known as “The Delaware Destroyers”. The band eventually became one of the main sources of increasing the total size of George Thorogood net worth. Other members joined the band and they all created their unique sound, which incorporated Chicago blues with rock and roll. The group first performed in the University of Delaware.
In 1974 the singer recorded his first demo which was called “Better than the Rest”, but it was released only in 1979. In 1976 his major break came when he released an album called “George Thorogood & The Destroyers”. The album was actually released one year later. In 1978 he and his band released another album called “Move it on Over”. The album included a remade version of the song by Hank Williams called “Move it on Over”. In 1979 two more recordings of the band were released, called “Who Do You Love?” and “Please Set a Date”. Thus, music made his name well known, in addition to increasing his wealth, which today reaches 50 million dollars.

Now you have an idea why George Thorogood net worth is this huge

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