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Jerry Garcia Net Worth

Jerry Garcia Net Worth

Net Worth: $40 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music, Songwriting, Singing
  • Age Deceased at 53 years old on 1995-08-09
  • Birth Place San Francisco, California, USA
  • Height 300 lbs (136 kg)
  • Marital Status Separated (Deborah Koons)
  • Full Name Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth August 1, 1942
  • Ethnicity Galician Spanish, Irish, Swedish
  • Weight 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Occupation Musician, Songwriter, Singer
  • Education San Francisco Art Institute
  • Children 4 (Annabelle Walker, Keelin Noel, Theresa Adams, Heather)
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About Jerry Garcia

Jerome John Jerry Garcia, a California-born American guitarist, has an estimated net worth of $40 million. Garcia was known for his roles as the lead singer, primary songwriter and lead guitarist for the famous Grateful Dead band. To ascertain his prowess as a guitarist, he was ranked thirteenth in the famous Rolling Stone’s cover story that included the top one hundred great guitarists of all time.

Most of his career was with the band being among the founders running through almost three decades from 1965-1995. Garcia had other side projects that included Jerry Garcia Band, the Saunders-Garcia band, Grisman acoustic duo and the Legion of Mary among others. In addition, Garcia released a number of solo albums and collaborated with other artists on their albums.

In 1986, Garcia went into a fatal diabetic-coma which nearly killed him. Garcia was later admitted into a drug rehabilitation institution in California. His death on August 1995 was caused by a heart attack while still in the rehabilitation facility.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Jerry Garcia'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 2017 N/A
Sale of Asset Jun. 2017

Selling price of Jerry Garcia's famous Wolf guitar sold at auction

$1,900,000
Earnings 2015 N/A
Record Sales Apr. 2015

Record sales of 7,000 copies limited edition of the album Compliments as part of Record Store Day

$10,500
Earnings 2009 N/A
Record Sales Jun. 2009

Record sales of the album Live at Shoreline (approximately 50,000 copies sold)

$65,000
Earnings 2002 N/A
Sale of Asset May. 2002

Selling price of Jerry Garcia's 'Wolf' and 'Tiger' guitars

$1,740,000
Earnings 1990 N/A
Record Sales May. 1990

Record sales of the album A Night on the Town with Bruce Hornsby (approximately 60,000 copies sold)

$78,000
Earnings 1981 N/A
Record Sales Aug. 1981

Record sales of the album Blows Against the Empire with Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship (approximately 500,000 copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1978 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1978

Record sales of the album Shakedown Street (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1977 N/A
Record Sales Jul. 1977

Record sales of the album Terrapin Station with the band The Grateful Dead (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1973 N/A
Record Sales Sep. 1973

Record sales of the album Angel Clare with Art Garfunkel (approximately 600,000 copies sold)

$780,000
Earnings 1972 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1972

Record sales of the album Europe '72 with the Grateful Dead (approximately 2 million copies sold)

$2,600,000
Record Sales Apr. 1972

Record sales of the album Graham Nash David Crosby with David Crosby and Graham Nash (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Record Sales Oct. 1971

Record sales of the album Grateful Dead with the rock band Grateful Dead (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Record Sales Aug. 1971

Record sales of the album Songs for Beginners with British singer-songwriter Graham Nash (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1970 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1970

Record sales of the album American Beauty with the band Grateful Dead (approximately 2.1 million copies sold)

$2,730,000
Record Sales Jun. 1970

Record sales of the album Workingman's Dead with the band Grateful Dead (approximately 1 million copies sold)

$1,300,000
Record Sales Mar. 1970

Record sales of the album Déjà Vu with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (approximately 7.575 million copies sold)

$9,850,000
Earnings 1969 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1969

Record sales of the album Live/Dead with the band Grateful Dead (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Record Sales Jun. 1969

Record sales of the album Aoxomoxoa with the band Grateful Dead (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1967 N/A
Record Sales Feb. 1967

Record sales of the album Surrealistic Pillow with American rock band Jefferson Airplane (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
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