John Mellencamp Net Worth
John Mellencamp net worth: John Mellencamp is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has a net worth of $25 million dollars. Mellencamp was born in Seymour, Indiana in October 1951. He has also used the name John Cougar Mellencamp. He graduated from Vincennes University and played in local bands. His first album Chestnut Street Incident was released under the name Johnny Cougar. Mellencamp has gone on to sell more than 40 million albums worldwide. He has also had 22 Top 40 hits in the U.S. He has won a Grammy Award and been nominated for 12 others. He holds the record for most songs by a solo artist to make it to #1 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Track chart. His 20th album Plain Spoken is scheduled to be released in 2014. John helped form Farm Aid which raises awareness and helps raise money for family farms. Starting in 1985 Farm Aid has held an annual concert and has raised more than $45 million. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. He has appeared in the films Falling from Grace, Madison, After Image, and Lone Star State of Mind. He turned down the role that Brad Pitt played in Thelma and Louise. He has been married three times and has five children. He has also previously been in a relationship with actress Meg Ryan.