Jimi Hendrix net worth

Jimi Hendrix net worth

Net Worth: $175 Million

About Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix net worth

It has been estimated that the total size of Jimi Hendrix net worth is as high as 175 million dollars. Jimi Hendrix was a well known singer and song writer. He was born in 1942 in Seattle, Washington and his full birth name is Johnny Allen Hendrix. When he was studying in elementary school, Jimi Hendrix would take his broom to the school and pretended to play it like a guitar. Eventually, he was presented with a ukulele and learnt how to play it. He learnt by himself how to play some songs of Elvis Presley, too. When he was 15 years old, Jimi Hendrix bought himself an acoustic guitar. Also, at around the same time he created his own band called “The Velvetones”. After his father saw that his son was really interested into music, he presented his son with a new electric guitar.
In 1961, Jimi Hendrix joined the US Army. A year later, he was honorary discharged. The cause of that was his unsuitability of being in the army. In 1964 he released his first single called “Testify”. However, the single was not a success. In the same year, he was asked to play a guitar on the song called “Mercy, Mercy” by Don Covay.

This collaboration was more successful as it landed in the 35th place in charts. At that time, Jimi Hendrix was also performing with the Isley Brothers, but as he saw that this project was unsuccessful, he left it.
Thus, Jimi Hendrix was invited to play with Little Richard’s the Upsetters. In 1965, Jimi Hendrix appeared on TV for the first time with this group. Thus, this band gained him more public attention and also began to increase the overall size of Jimi Hendrix net worth.
In 1966, he created the band that made him mostly popular, that being “The Jimi Hendrix Experience”. The band became a success in the United Kingdom, too. The band also released many singles, which landed in the top 10, such as “Purple Haze”, “The Wind Cries Mary” and “Hey Joe”. The sales of these singles have also added up to the total estimate of Jimi Hendrix net worth. Jimi Hendrix and his band soon became known in the United States, mainly because of their appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival. The last album which he released before his death was called “Electric Ladyland” and it landed in the top places in charts.

Now you have an idea why Jimi Hendrix net worth is this huge

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