Johnny Cash was a well-known singer from America who was also an author, songwriter, actor, and guitarist. He was known for his deep voice and has released many hit singles in his career including “Man in Black,” “Get Rhythm,” “Ring of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and “I Walk the Line.” Cash has received many awards and nominations. Now let’s have a close look on Johnny Cash’s net worth.
John R. Cash was born in Kingsland, on February 26, 1932, Arkansas to his parents Carrie Cloveree and Ray Cash. He was raised in Dyess, Arkansas.
In 1954, Johnny Cash got married to Vivian Liberto. The couple had four daughters named Tara, Cindy, Kathy, and Rosanne. After getting divorced from Vivian, he married June Carter in 1968. Their son John Carter Cash was born in 1970.
In 1950, he was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He was assigned to Landsberg, Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1954 as a staff sergeant. Following that, he returned to Texas.
He was a devout Christian and has supported the SOS Children’s Villages. On 12th September 2003, he died after having diabetic complications. Cash died four months after the death of his wife.
After getting discharged from the Navy, Johnny Cash used to sell appliances, and at night, he used to perform. He released his first single entitled “Cry! Cry! Cry!” in 1955. Following that, he went on to release 165 singles with 13 No. 1 hits.
His debut studio album called ‘Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar’ was released in 1957. This was followed by ‘The Fabolous Johnny Cash’ and ‘Songs of Our Soil.’ In the 1960s, his albums include ‘Ride This Train,’ ‘Now Here’s Johnny Cash,’ ‘Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash,’ I Walk the Line,’ and ‘From Sea to Shining Sea.’
Cash’s albums during the 1970s were ‘Hello, I’m Johnny Cash,’ ‘Man in Black,’ ‘A Thing Called Love,’ ‘One Piece at a Time,’ and ‘Silver.’ His other albums include ‘Johnny 99’, ‘American Recording,’ and ‘American V: A Hundred Highways.’
He has released 104 compilation albums and numerous other albums.
From 1969 to 1971, he was seen in ‘The Johnny Cash Show.’ His other television credits include ‘North and South,’ ‘Stagecoach,’ ‘Johnny Cash Specials,’ Sesame Street’, and ‘Hee Haw.’ Cash has also appeared in many films like ‘A Gunfight,’ ‘The Hunted,’ and ‘Five Minutes to Live.’
Awards & Achievements
Johnny Cash has been inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He has won four Academy of Country Music Awards, four Americana Music Association Awards, nine Country Music Association Awards, and 18 Grammy Awards. In 1988, he won the Academy of Achievement Award. He has also won other awards like Kennedy Centers Honors, National Medal of Arts, and Horatio Alger Award.
Net Worth of Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash had an estimated net worth of more than $120 million at the time of his death. He made this fortune by releasing hundreds of albums in his career. He has released many singles in his career and also went on to appear in films and TV. As an author, he has released six books including ‘Man In Black’ and ‘Men in White.’ In 2006, his house was bought by Barry Gibb. His albums were released even after his death. He has sold more than 90 million albums across the world.
Johnny Cash is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. By releasing hundreds of albums, he has left a legacy for several music lovers. His popularity also earned him a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was 71 at the time of his death. He was known to be a practical person and earlier people used to tease him as the “Undertaker.”