John Mayer is a famous American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who is probably famous for his guitar skills and classy pop-rock songs. He is a former member of the two-man music band called ‘LoFi Masters.’ Let’s find out how much is John Mayer’s net worth in 2018.
John Mayer Early Life
John Clayton Mayer was born on October 16, 1977, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. His father, Richard Mayer was a high-school principal and his mother, Margaret Mayer was a middle-school teacher. He grew up near Fairfield with two brothers and was raised a Jewish.
Mayer did his schooling from Center for Global Studies at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk. There, he was friends with James Blake, a future tennis player. Both of them were very close friends and spend most of their time playing video games. His interest in music ignited when he watched Michael J. Fox performing with his guitar.
Mayer soon got fascinated with the guitar and fell in love with the blues music. His obsession with the blues music started when he heard Stevie Ray Vaughan, a blues music guitarist for the first time.
When Mayer was thirteen, his father rented a guitar for him. He was fully engrossed in it, so his parents took him to see a psychiatrist just to be on the safer side. It was his parent’s troubled marriage that often disturbed his mind and to get away from it, he would let himself get lost in his own world.
While in high school, Mayer started performing at the local bars and venues to get more knowledge and experience. He had also joined a local band. Mayer was diagnosed with cardiac dysrhythmia and was hospitalized for the same.
After graduating from high school, Mayer wanted to pursue a career in music without going to college directly. However, his parents convinced him to join the Berklee College of Music, which he left after two semesters. He then moved to Atlanta to follow his dream in music.
There is no record of his dating life from high school or college. After getting famous, he has dated plenty of women in his life, including some of the famous celebrities of Hollywood and singers. Mayer loves to do fundraising and formed an NGO called ‘Back to You.’ He has performed on several occasions to support the ‘Elton John AIDS Foundation.’
John Mayer Career
After moving to Atlanta with Clay Cook, a musician, and friend, together formed a two-man band called ‘LoFi Masters.’ When the band split, Mayer started focusing on his solo career. First, he released an EP and then got signed by a record company to launch his debut studio album, ‘Room for Squares.’ The album was hit and received a lot of appreciation, earning the ‘Platinum’ status.
Mayer’s second album ‘Heavier Things’ was better than the first, as it quickly reached the No. 1 spot on the ‘Billboard 200 Chart’. The album was a huge success commercially, selling millions of copies across the globe. His third album ‘Continuum’ was slightly different than previous two.
In total, Mayer has released seven studio albums, the last one being ‘The Search for Everything’ which was released last year in 2017. Over the years, Mayer has collaborated with numerous artists.
Mayer is also into designing business which makes products like guitars, sneakers, etc. Recently, he formed a band called ‘Dead and Company’ in the memory of famous musicians like Bob Meier, Mickey Hart, and Billy Kreutzmann.
Awards & Achievements
John Mayer is one of the talented artists of today’s generation. He has been nominated for numerous major awards in his life. His biggest achievement would be winning the ‘Grammy Award’ for seven times and was nominated for whooping nineteen times.
Net Worth of John Mayer
The estimated net worth of John Mayer is approximately $44 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his career in music. He also earns a hefty income from his other business ventures.
John Mayor has worked hard to achieve the success he is enjoying today. His incredible music has earned him a lot of fan following throughout the world, and one can see his popularity on famous social networking websites. According to the reports, Mayer is currently dating an actress named Natalie Morales.