Richie Sambora Net Worth: Richie Sambora is an American rock guitarist, producer, musician, singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $65 million dollars. Richie Sambora is the lead guitarist and one of the primary songwriters for the successful rock band, Bon Jovi. He has also released two solo albums and performed as a guest artist on multiple records. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009.
Born Richard Stephen Sambora on July 11, 1959, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Richie found out that music was his true calling early in life. The first instruments that he learned to play were saxophon, accordion, trumpet and piano. His love for music grew even bigger once he heard Eric Clapton at the age of twelve. Clapton along with the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Johnny Winter, served as Richie's inspirations for creating his own music. It was in 1983 that he joined the band Bon Jovi. Sambora and frontman Jon Bon Jovi formed the primary songwriting unit of the band, which would later be extended and achieve widespread global recognition. From 1984 to date, the band has released twelve record albums, the last being What About Now (2013). In addition to his work with Bon Jovi, Miller has also released three solo albums: Stranger in This Town (1991), Undiscovered Soul (1998) and Aftermath of the Lowdown (2012). All in all, Richie Sambora has co-written four #1 hit singles, 20 Top 10 singles and almost 40 Top 40 singles. As for his private life, he dated singer Cher in 1991 for a while and he married actress Heather Locklear in 1994. From his marriage with Heather, which ended in divorce in 2007, he has one daughter.