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John Mellencamp Net Worth

John Mellencamp Net Worth

Net Worth: $25 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Seymour, Indiana, United States
  • Height 5' 7" (1.72 m)
  • Marital Status Divorced (Elaine Irwin Mellencamp, Vicki)
  • Full Name John J Mellencamp
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth October 7, 1951
  • Occupation Musician, Singer-songwriter
  • Education Vincennes University
  • Children 5 (Hud, Teddi Jo, Speck, Michelle, Justice)
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About John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp is an American rock singer as well as a songwriter with a net worth of $25 million. He is also a well-known musician, painter, and actor. He has given over 22 top 40 hits in the United States. Over 40 million of his albums have been sold worldwide. Most of his solo tracks have hit the #1 spot on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. Mellencamp has been nominated for 13 Grammy awards in his lifetime. This shows how talented the man is.

Mellencamp claimed that he used to get more offers to act in films. He was associated with four movies and also directed one. Mellencamp was introduced into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” by Billy Joel. That was certainly a huge honor. His album “No Better Than This” was released a couple of years back. It received widespread critical acclaim like his other works.

John Mellencamp was born on 7th October, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana. He attended the Vincennes University. John used to play in local bands at that time. He struggled briefly in the beginning, but was able to finally release a music album titled “American Fool”. It was a success and made him popular. This album was a breakthrough in his career and he even won the Grammy Award for the Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for his single “Hurts so Good” from this album.

John resides five miles away from Bloomington, Indiana, on the shores of Lake Monroe. He had a relationship with Meg Ryan but after dating for three years the couple broke up during the summer of 2015. He has been married and divorced three times before.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of John Mellencamp'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 2015
  • Earnings 2004
  • Earnings 2001
  • Earnings 1998
  • Earnings 1997
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  • Earnings 1994
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  • Earnings 1989
  • Earnings 1987
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  • Earnings 1982
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  • Earnings 1979
Earnings 2015 N/A
Sale of Asset 2015

Selling value of Mellencamp's house in Bloomington, Indiana

$950,000
Earnings 2004 N/A
Record Sales 2004

Estimated record sales from the album, Words & Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits (1 million copies-US)

$1,500,000
Earnings 2001 N/A
Record Sales 2001

Estimated record sales from the album, Cuttin' Heads (500 thousand

$750,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Estimated record sales from the album, John Mellencamp (500 thousand copies-US)

$750,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales 1997

Estimated record sales from The Best That I Could Do 1978–1988 (80 thousand copies-Canada)

$120,000
Record Sales 1997

Estimated record sales from the album, The Best That I Could Do 1978–1988 (3 million copies-US)

$4,500,000
Earnings 1996 N/A
Record Sales 1996

Estimated record sales from the album, Mr. Happy Go Lucky (80 thousand copies-Canada)

$120,000
Record Sales 1996

Estimated record sales from the album, Mr. Happy Go Lucky (1 million copies-US)

$1,500
Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales 1994

Estimated record sales from the album, Dance Naked (80 thousand copies-Canada)

$120,000
Record Sales 1994

Estimated record sales from the album, Dance Naked (1 million copies-US)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1993 N/A
Record Sales 1993

Estimated record sales from the album, Human Wheels (1 million copies-US)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1991 N/A
Record Sales 1991

Estimated record sales from the album, Whenever We Wanted (80 thousand copies-Canada)

$120,000
Record Sales 1991

Estimated record sales from the album, Whenever We Wanted (1 million copies-US)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1989 N/A
Record Sales 1989

Estimated record sales from the album, Big Daddy (1 million copies-US)

$1,500,000
Record Sales 1989

Estimated record sales from the album, Big Daddy (160 thousand copies-Canada)

$240,000
Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales 1987

Estimated record sales from the album, The Lonesome Jubilee (3 million copies-US)

$4,500,000
Record Sales 1987

Estimated record sales from the album, The Lonesome Jubilee (480 thousand copies-Canada)

$720,000
Earnings 1985 N/A
Record Sales 1985

Estimated record sales from the album, Scarecrow (5 million copies-US)

$7,500,000
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales 1983

Estimated record sales from the album, Uh-Huh (400 thousand copies-Canada)

$600,000
Record Sales 1983

Estimated record sales from the album, Uh-Huh (3 million copies-US)

$4,500,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Record Sales 1982

Estimated record sales from the album, Scarecrow (400 thousand copies-Canada)

$600,000
Record Sales 1982

Estimated record sales from the album, American Fool (400 thousand copies-Canada)

$600,000
Record Sales 1982

Estimated record sales from the album, American Fool (5 million copies-US)

$7,500,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Record Sales 1980

Estimated record sales from the album, Nothin' Matters and What If It Did (1 million copies-US)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1979 N/A
Record Sales 1979

Estimated record sales from the album, John Cougar (500 thousand copies-US)

$750,000
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