Tom Petty Net Worth: Tom Petty is an American musician, singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $75 million dollars. A singer-songwriter and musician, Tom Petty's popularity has lasted for over 30 years, with his concerts continuing to sell-out to this day. He has recorded numerous hit songs, and sold over 60 million albums both as a solo artist and with his three bands.
Born Thomas Earl Petty on October 20, 1950, in Gainesville, Florida, US, he is best known as the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. With the band, Petty has released such hit singles as "Layla," "American Girl" and "Refugee." The Florida-based band, which has released fifteen studio albums to date, has received a Hollywood Star in 1999 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. There was a short period of time when Tom split from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and he got engaged in some side projects. Petty formed another band called The Travelling Willburies in 1988, along with such pop icons as Bob Dylan and George Harrison. While one year later, he went on to release a solo album which featured hits like "Free Fallin" and "I Won't Back Down." His solo career turned out to be short-lived, after which he reunited with the Heartbreakers in 1991. Tom Petty would try his hand at acting as well with his performance alongside Kevin Costner in the film The Postman (1997). What's more, he also lent his voice to such animated series as The Simpsons and King of the Hill.