Peter Tork is not a new name for the music lovers. Though today in front of the present music stars, his fame has been faded but once he was the superstar of pop music. Throughout his career, he has earned a lot of fame, money, and success. So today, let’s have a look at his impressive profile, career, and Peter Tork net worth 2018.
Born on February 13, 1942, in Washington to John and Virginia Torkelson, Peter Tork is a well-acclaimed American musician. He is particularly famous for being the bass guitarist and keyboardist of the American pop-rock band ‘Monkees’. When he was a little child, his family moved to Connecticut where he completed his early education. He attended E.O Smith High School and then Carleton College. He completed his graduation. However, his interest was always in music, so just after completing his education, he involved into music.
If you’ll talk about his personal life, Peter Tork seems to be a not-so-good husband. In his life, he got married four times and out of four, three were ended in divorce. His first marriage was with Jody Babb when he was only 18. Their marriage broke off in just a few months. Soon, Peter Tork found his new love, Reine Stewart.
They welcomed their first daughter named Hallie Lucia Tork before getting married in 1973. Unfortunately, the next year itself, the couple parted their ways. Then after a few months, he married Barbara Iannoli in 1975 and had a son with her.
Like earlier marriages, this one too ended with a divorce in the same year itself. Then, he came into the relationship with Tammy Sustek and the couple welcomed their first daughter. This time, he broke up with her even before marrying her. Finally, he married Pam Tork in 2013 which is his fourth marriage. As of now, they’re having a smooth relationship.
Peter Tork was passionate about music since the childhood. He started learning piano at the age of 9. Not only the piano, but he also learned other musical instruments such as banjo, acoustic bass, and guitars. He was so dedicated to his dreams that he even left his home and joined Greenwich Village Folk scene. Her, he worked only for a few years, and the moved to Los Angeles where he met Stephen Still who later became a good friend of him. In fact, Peter bagged a role in a famous music band ‘The Monkees’.
Stephen Still was turned down by the producers because of his looks, so he suggested him to hire Peter Tork. With this band, Peter gained such a huge fame that he even founded his own band leaving the contract with ‘The Monkees’. However, Peter had a hard luck with his own band, and it got disbanded even before the first release. In between, The Monkees group also disbanded. Then, Peter tried his hands in the film industry and founded his own production house but here again, he failed terribly.
In the mid of 1980s, ‘The Monkees’ reunited and Peter joined it again. ‘That was then, This is now’ is one of the most famous songs of Pater which he sang for this band.
Awards & Achievement
Peter Tork had a successful music career. However, he could never win any significant award or achievement.
Net worth of Peter Tork
If you have any idea that how much money a musician earns just for a single song, then you can easily assume the net worth of Peter Tork. Peter was one of the leading members of ‘The Monkees’ group, so having a copious net worth is natural for him. Though he is 76-year-old now and hasn’t been around for some time, still he boasts an impressive net worth of $4 million. This much net worth is really huge given the fact that he is not active these days. As he performs no more, his net worth is likely to be the same in upcoming years. It can even drop down.
Though Peter couldn’t lead a smooth personal life but he definitely had a successful music career which ultimately made him a star.