Janis Joplin Net Worth
Janis Joplin net worth: Janis Joplin is an American musician who had a net worth of $5 million dollars. Janis Joplin was born in Port Arthur, Texas, and was labeled as a "freak" by her classmates during adolescence. She began singing in high school, and continued to sing in college. She dropped out of the University of Texas at Austin, and moved to San Francisco, California in the early 60s. She began recording blues standards while in California, but her heavy drug use eventually required that she return home to recover. She gained the attention of Big Brother and the Holding Company, and returned to California to perform with them. She fell back into heavy drug use while touring with the group. She recorded two successful albums with Big Brother, before venturing out on a highly successful solo career. She released two albums as a solo artist, and toured constantly. Her second and final album, "Pearl", was released in 1971, after her death at age 27 in 1970. "Pearl" went four-times Platinum.