Very well-known for his albums ‘Sleep through the static’, ‘To the sea’, and ‘Sing-A-Longs’, Jack Johnson is a singer who secured the number one spot at ‘US Billboard 200’ four times. He started his music career in his 20s but managed to build his own empire. Over his career, he has achieved a massive success as well as a giant net worth. Here are all the details about his career, achievements, and net worth 2018.
Jack Johnson early life
Born on May 18, 1975, in Hawaii, US, Jack Johnson is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and a professional athlete. He is the son of legendary surfer Jeff Johnson. As a child, Jack followed his father’s suit and started surfing at the tender age of 5. In fact, he was quite passionate about it and was surfing for 4-5 hours in a day. At that time, his elder brother was a member of a music band, so he also grew interest in music. However, as a child, surfing was the first and foremost for him. By the time, he completed his high school form a local school, has already become a professional surfer. At the age of 17, he suffered from a surfing accident and this is when his life was changed completely. Later on, he attended University of California at Santa Barbara and graduated with a degree in film studies.
During his college days, Jack also met the love of his life, Kim Johnson. The couple dated for almost 3-4 years before getting married in 2000. As of now, they’re having a smooth relationship and have 3 children together.
Jack Johnson career, awards & achievements
As a child, little did Jack knew that he was going to be the rock music star of the country. Initially, he started walking into the footprints of his father and has also impressed the people with his surfing skills. At the age of 17, he created the history after becoming the youngest surfer to reach in the finals of ‘Pipeline Masters’, Oahu. He missed the title and got severely injured in an accident. That accident turned out to the biggest life-changing point for him. Thereafter, he quit the surfing and started focusing on the music. He did his graduation in film studies to learn a bit about the show business. Soon, he started his career as a songwriter when he wrote a couple of songs for the film ‘Thicker than water’.
For next two years, he worked for others and finally, in 2001, he launched his debut album titled ‘Brushfire Fairytales’ which was a smash hit and went on achieving the platinum status. After this album, he rose into popularity and by the end of 2003, he has launched his own recording studio named ‘Brushfire Records’. Thereafter, he went on giving hits after hits. So far, he has released 7 albums, which all garnered a massive success and popularity for him.
Awards & achievements
The 43-year-old singer has won several awards and nominations including 2 Grammy Awards nominations throughout his career. Other than the nominations, he won ‘Humanitarian Award’, ‘Brit best international male solo artist award’, and ‘National conservation achievement award’.
Net worth of Jack Johnson
Jack started his career as a professional surfer. However, when it actually seemed to have started, it met an unexpected end, so he hasn’t made even a single dime through surfing. He has made the entire money through his music career. As a singer and songwriter, he is very successful that’s why these two professions have amassed a huge net worth for him. As of today, the singing sensation is said to have a net worth of $25 million. Other than the singing and songwriting, he has also made a good amount of money as a filmmaker and a record producer.
It takes a lot of efforts to achieve the professionalism in a particular field. Some people try their lifetime but never reach that level but Jack is so extraordinary that he has achieved the professionalism in two totally different fields.