Sammy Roy Hagar, popularly referred as The Red Rocker, is an American guitarist, rock vocalist, songwriter, musician and an entrepreneur. Hagar rose to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band ‘Montrose.’ After this, he launched a very successful career as a solo artist. When he replaced David Rothas lead singer of the Van Halen, he performed very well such that his fame increased. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Sammy Hagar in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Hagar was born in 1947 on October 13th in Salinas, California. He is named after his maternal grandfather. His family later moved to Fontana where his father was working at Kaiser Steel Mill. He attended Fontana High School and later graduated with a high school diploma. He grew up in Fontana, and when he was growing up, he loved cars so much. Up to date, his favorite car has been Ferrari.
The first time that Hagar got married was in the year 1968 to Betsy Beradi. The couple had two sons, Aaron who was born in 1970 and Andrew who was born in 1984. The couple got divorced in 1994, twenty-six years later after they got married. His current wife, Kari Hagar, they got married in 1995, and they have two daughters, Kama and Samantha.
Hagar has lived at the Tamalpais Pavilion which is located in California. He is the cousin of Ken Tamplin, a Christian metal Singer. Apart from the home that is in California, Hagar owns homes in Mexico and Hawaii. He has been a big of Ferrari, and in 2014, he purchased himself one.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career started after the release of their first album by the name ‘Montrose’ which he released together with a band ‘Montrose.’ This album had huge commercial success, and the following year, they did create ‘Paper Money.’ Together with the Waboritas, they have released albums. Among them, they do include ‘Red Voodoo,’ ‘Not 4 Sale’ and ‘Ten 13’.
As a solo artist, he has released several albums, and his debut came in 1976. The year that followed, he released ‘Sammy Hagar’ and later ‘Musical Chairs.’ What followed were the albums like ‘Street Machine’ and ‘Danger zone.’ Other albums do include ‘Standing Hampton’ as well as the ‘three lock box.’
His albums in 2010 are the ‘Sammy Hagar and Friends’ and ‘Lite Roast.’ He has released several live albums and also some compilation albums. In 1984, he released a live album that was titled ‘Through the Fire.’ He worked with Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve.
Over time, he has released several albums among them ‘Chickenfoot’ and also ‘Chickenfoot III’ with the Chickenfoot. With the circle, he has released an album that was titled ‘At Your Service’ in 2015. Among his most popular singles does include ‘Oh Yeah.’
There is no doubt that Hagar as a musician is very good. His skills have gone on to win him several awards as well as nominations. Among the awards that he has won include Grammy Award in 1985. He got nominated for Tony Awards in 1999.
Net Worth & Earnings
Sammy Hagar net worth is estimated to be over $140 million. This wealth has been generated from his vast career as a musician. He has sold millions of copies of his albums. In addition to this, he has also performed in very many concerts as well as shows.
In his career, he has been able to work well with several bands. It is like he had magic like every band that he joined was a success. He has also appeared in several commercials. He is the owner of the restaurant by the name Cabo Wabo Cantina.