John Mellencamp net worth

John Mellencamp net worth

Net Worth: $25 Million

About John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp net worth

It has been stated that the current size of John Mellencamp net worth is as much as 25 million dollars. John Mellencamp has earned his net worth through his involvement into music, where he proved to be a talented singer and song writer. The musician was born in 1951 in Indiana. He is also known by the name John Cougar Mellencamp. Before he started a career as a professional musician, John Mellencamp was studying at Vincennes University. At that time, he also was a member of some local bands.

The first time he released an album, it was under the name of Johnny Cougar. The album was titled “Chestnut Street Incident”. More than 40 million copies of his records have been sold on an international scale and of course such high sales have also increased the total sum of John Mellencamp net worth. 22 songs of his has landed in the Top 40 in the United States, too. John Mellencamp overall has been nominated for 12 Grammy awards and became a winner of one of them. John Mellencamp is also the one who has the record of the most songs that landed in the first position on the Hot Mainstream Rock Track chart.

In 2014, it was stated that his album called “Plain Spoken” is going to be released, and this album will be his 20th one.

In addition to his career as a musician, John Mellencamp is also known for his charitable work. For example, he has collaborated with Farm Aid organization, which supports family farms. In 1985, the first concert for Farm Aid was organized and it became an annual tradition. Moreover, the concert has raised over 45 million dollars for family farms.

In 2008, John Mellencamp’s name was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which crowned his career in music. Thus, music not only added up to John Mellencamp net worth, but also made him to be recognized.

In addition to his career in music, he is also known for his career as an actor. John Mellencamp has appeared in movies, such as “After Image”, “Falling from Grace”, “Madison” and “Lone Star State of Mind”. This career has also increased the total amount of John Mellencamp net worth. John Mellencamp was also chosen to appear in “Thelma and Louise” however he took this opportunity down and this role went to Brad Pitt. John Mellencamp has been married for three times and he is a father of five kids.

Now you have an idea why John Mellencamp net worth is this huge

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