Tom Petty Net Worth
Tom Petty Net Worth: Tom Petty was an American musician, singer and songwriter who had a net worth of $95 million dollars. Tom Petty's popularity lasted for over 40 years, with his concerts continuing to sell-out weeks before his death. Tom recorded numerous hit songs, and sold over 60 million albums both as a solo artist and with his three bands. He was born Thomas Earl Petty on October 20, 1950, in Gainesville, Florida. He was best known for being the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. With his band, Petty has released such hit singles as "Breakdown", "Mary Jane's Last Dance", "American Girl", "Refugee"… and many more. The Florida-based band, which released fifteen studio albums, 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 the Heartbreakers to pursue side projects. Petty formed another band called The Travelling Willburies in 1988, along with such pop icons as Bob Dylan and George Harrison. 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), as well as a well received series of appearances playing himself on It's Garry Shandling's Show in the late 80s and early 90s. He also lent his voice to such animated series as The Simpsons and King of the Hill. Petty had his own show and channel on Sirius XM satellite radio, where he shared commentary and curated music that influenced him over the course of his career. Unfortunately, Tom Petty died on October 2, 2017 at the age of 66 from a cardiac arrest.
|Net Worth:||$95 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 20, 1950 - Oct 2, 2017 (66 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.76 m)|
|Profession:||Musician, Actor, Record producer, Singer, Songwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|