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Willie Nelson Net Worth

Willie Nelson Net Worth

Net Worth: $15 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Abbott, Texas, United States
  • Marital Status Married Annie D'Angelo (m. 1991) Connie Koepke (m. 1972–1988) Shirley Collie (m. 1963–1971) Martha Matthews (m. 1952–1962)
  • Full Name Willie Hugh Nelson
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth April 30, 1933
  • Ethnicity English, Irish, and Cherokee
  • Occupation Musician, Songwriter, Singer
  • Children Paula Carlene Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Jacob Micah Nelson, Lana Nelson, Amy Lee Nelson, Susie Nelson, Billy Nelson
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About Willie Nelson

American singer and songwriter Willie Nelson has an estimated net worth of $15 million. His net worth has been accumulating as a result of not only his singing capabilities but also because of his acting and producing of music. Willie Hugh Nelson’s other adventures range from being a poet, author and noted activist.

Nelson was born in Abbott, Texas, United States on April 29th 1933. His musical beginnings started when he worked as a disc jockey for a local radio stationed and also started working in a range of nightclubs. However his main road to stardom in the music industry began when was signed by Liberty Records, and had a range of songs that were mainstream. His tours however, did not make enough profits and he was forced to invest his royalties from the songs into his tours. However with subsequent albums and television appearances, Nelson was able to boost up his net worth.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Willie Nelson's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2014 N/A
Contract 2014

Estimated earnings from his album Band of Brothers (65,000 copies in the US and 1,589 copies for the week in the UK)

$78,000
Earnings 2013 N/A
Record Sales 2013

Estimated earnings from his album To All the Girls... (114,000 copies in the US and 1,452 copies for the week in the UK)

$125,000
Earnings 2012 N/A
Record Sales 2012

Estimated earnings from his album Heroes (17,000 copies in the US in its debut week)

$23,000
Earnings 2010 N/A
Record Sales 2010

Estimated earnings from his album Country Music (45,348 copies)

$57,000
Earnings 2008 N/A
Record Sales 2008

Estimated earnings from his album Two Men with the Blues with Wynton Marsalis (22,000 copies in its first week of release)

$32,000
Record Sales 2008

Estimated earnings from his album Legend: The Best of Willie Nelson (certified gold by Record Music NZ)

$11,000
Earnings 2007 N/A
Record Sales 2007

Estimated earnings from his album Last of the Breed with Merle Haggard and Ray Price (13,000 copies in its first week of release)

$19,000
Earnings 2003 N/A
Record Sales 2003

Estimated earnings from his album Crazy: The Demo Sessions (2,000 copies)

$3,700
Contract 2003

Estimated earnings from his album The Essential Willie Nelson (certified gold by RIAA)

$76,000
Earnings 2001 N/A
Record Sales 2001

Estimated earnings from his album All the Songs I've Loved Before: 40 Unforgettable Songs (certified gold by ARIA, platinum by Record Music NZ and IFPI Sweden)

$189,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Estimated earnings from his album 16 Biggest Hits (certified platinum by RIAA)

$2,200,000
Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from his album Super Hits (certified 2x platinum by RIAA)

$3,100,000
Earnings 1993 N/A
Record Sales 1993

Estimated earnings from his album Across the Borderlined (certified gold by IFPI Norway)

$24,000
Earnings 1992 N/A
Record Sales 1992

Estimated earnings from his album The IRS Tapes: Who'll Buy My Memories? as payment for his debts

$3,600,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from his album What a Wonderful World (certified gold by Recorded Music NZ)

$9,700
Earnings 1986 N/A
Record Sales 1986

Estimated earnings from his album Love Songs (certified platinum by ARIA)

$43,000
Earnings 1985 N/A
Record Sales 1985

Estimated earnings from his album Half Nelson (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,300,000
Earnings 1984 N/A
Record Sales 1984

Estimated earnings from his album City of New Orleans (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$1,350,000
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from his album Pancho & Lefty with Merle Haggard (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$1,200,000
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from his album Without a Song (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$1,240,000
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from his album Take It to the Limit (certified gold by RIAA)

$856,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Record Sales 1982

Estimated earnings from his album Always on My Mind (certified 4x platinum by RIAA and 2x platinum by Music Canada)

$6,300,000
Record Sales 1982

Estimated earnings from his album WWII (certified gold by RIAA)

$563,000
Earnings 1981 N/A
Record Sales 1981

Estimated earnings from his album Greatest Hits (& Some That Will Be) (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and platinum by Music Canada)

$2,800,000
Record Sales 1981

Estimated earnings from his album Somewhere Over the Rainbow (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by ARIA)

$1,740,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Contract 1980

Estimated earnings from his album Always (certified platinum by ARIA and platinum by Recorded Music NZ)

$1,010,000
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from his album Honeysuckle Rose (certified 2x platinum by RIAA, gold by ARIA and gold by Music Canada)

$2,780,000
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from his album Willie Nelson: His Very Best (certified 2x platinum by Music Canada)

$189,000
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from his album San Antonio Rose (certified gold by RIAA)

$543,000
Earnings 1979 N/A
Record Sales 1979

Estimated earnings from his album Sings Kristofferson (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$1,890,000
Record Sales 1979

Estimated earnings from his album The Electric Horseman (certified gold by RIAA)

$524,000
Contract 1979

Estimated earnings from his album Pretty Paper (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$1,460,000
Earnings 1978 N/A
Record Sales 1978

Estimated earnings from his album Waylon & Willie with Waylon Jennings (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and platinum by Music Canada)

$2,450,000
Record Sales 1978

Estimated earnings from his album Stardust (certified 7x platinum by ARIA, 5x platinum by RIAA, 4x platinum by Recorded Music NZ and 2x platinum by Music Canada})

$5,630,000
Record Sales 1978

Estimated earnings from his album Willie and Family Live (certified 4x platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$4,750,000
Earnings 1976 N/A
Record Sales 1976

Estimated earnings from his album Wanted! The Outlaws with Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter and Tompall Glaser (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and platinum by Music Canada)

$2,570,000
Record Sales 1976

Estimated earnings from his album The Sound in Your Mind (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,070,000
Record Sales 1976

Estimated earnings from his album The Troublemaker (certified gold by RIAA)

$529,000
Earnings 1975 N/A
Record Sales 1975

Estimated earnings from his album Red Headed Stranger (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$2,670,000
Earnings 1974 N/A
Record Sales 1974

Estimated earnings from his album Phases and Stages (400,000 copies)

$513,000
Earnings 1964 N/A
Contract 1964

Per year earnings with his contract with RCA Victor Records

$10,000
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