Gregg Allman was a renowned American singer, Keyboardist as well as a songwriter. He was majorly known for being the founder of an American rock band known as The Allman Brothers Band. All through his career life, he had much success as a musician when he grew loving R&B music through which he combined this genre with some of the countries, rock as well as jazz music to give it unique as well as outstanding styles in the music. He was of much influence in the success of the band with which he was the main keyboardist of this band. Now let’s have a closer look about the net worth of Gregg Allman in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Gregg Allman was born on 8th December in the year 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States. He was born to his parents by the names; Geraldine Robbins Allman together with Willis Turner Allman. They related for a long time with his sibling by the name of Duane who later they formed the Allman Brothers Band in the year 1969. His father died while he was at the age of 2 years through being killed by a wanderer after which they later moved to Daytona Beach in Florida.
He began featuring in shows in his early life through which he was featured in a show while at the age of 12 years which was of great impact to him and Duane. On purchasing a guitar, Duane outshined Gregg, and hence Gregg concentrated on vocals as well as on console. After this, they then began performing in the neighborhood groups.
Gregg Allman married seven times in the whole of his lifetime. The first marriage was with Shelley Kay Jefts in the year 1971 but divorced after one year in which he then married Janice Blair in the year 1973 whom they separated also after one year. He then married in the year 1975 marrying Cher who was a pop star and have one son known as Elijah Blue Allman.
They, however, separated in 1978 after which Gregg tied knots with Julie Bindas in the year 1979 but divorced after one and a half years. He then married Danielle Galliano in the year 1989 though they still divorced in 1994. In 2001 he married Stacey Fountain lasting for seven years after which he then married Shannon Williams in the year 2017 who they were together till his death.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Gregg Allman together with his brother as well as some friends founded a band known as The Allman Brothers Band in the year 1969 where he was on vocals as well as on consoles. Previously together with his brother, they had formed a band known as The Allman Joys in the year 1965 which they had released two albums. This was the then band that was then renamed to The Allman Brothers Band. Its members included Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Berry Oakley, Dickey Betts, Jaimoe and Butch Trucks.
This band released an album in the same year they formed known as Atco Records. After this, they then released the second album in 1970 known as Idlewild South which was a sophomore album. The popularity of the band grew within no time on which they then released a live album known as AT Fillmore Ease in the year 1971 which was followed by other two albums which include; Eat a Peach and Brothers and Sisters in the year 1972 and 1973 respectively. In the whole of their career, they released a total of 18 compilation albums, 16 live albums as well as 11 studio albums which were a great success.
In addition to this, Gregg was also on a solo career which was also very successful in which he saw much sales of more than 500,000 copies in the United States only from his amazing albums as well as singles. His band has won several awards making it a great achievement he had in his life.
Net Worth & Earnings
Gregg Allman had an estimated net worth of $18 million before he met his demise. This is from the successful career he had been a founder of The Allman Brothers Band as well as on his solo career. This was the major contributors to his earnings all through. This was accompanied by his determination and love for the band which even led to the success of the band
Gregg Allman had a very successful career before he met his death. He died on 27th May in the year 2017 following some complications led by liver cancer. However, his contributions in music will never be forgotten.