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Mark Farner Net Worth

Mark Farner Net Worth

Net Worth: $16 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Flint, Michigan, United States
  • Marital Status Married (Lesia Farner)
  • Full Name Mark Fredrick Farner
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth September 29, 1948
  • Occupation Musician, Songwriter

About Mark Farner

Mark Farner is a US singer, guitarist and songwriter. He has an estimated net worth of $16 million. He is most popularly known as the lead singer and the guitarist for the band “Grand Funk Railroad”.

In 1965, he started his music career by playing in the band “Terry Knight and the Pack”. The following year he was playing for “The Bossmen” and then the Pack in 1967. After this, Mark formed his own band and named it “Grand Funk Railroad” with Mel Schacher on the bass guitar and Don Brewer as the guitarist. In 1973, Craig Frost joined the band as the keyboard player. His best known composition was “I am your Captain closer to home”, which became an epic in 1970. The band became very popular soon. On Mark’s 25th birthday, the band stood at #1 on the Hot 100 list.

In 1976, Grand Funk got disbanded and the next year, Mark came out with his solo album and his second album “No Frills” in 1978. In 1981, Don Brewer and Farner launched a new “Grand Funk” lineup. In the late 1990s, he reunited with the Grand Funk, but left after 3 years to restart his own solo musical career.

He is presently touring with his band N’Rg and plays a mixture of his own composition and also Grand Funk songs. Farner has suffered from severe heart problems for the last 8 year and had a pacemaker installed in 2012. In 1999, he was honoured with the Lakota Sioux Elders Honor. He has received many other accolades for his contributions to the field of music.

Earnings & Financial Data

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  • Earnings 1991
  • Earnings 1974
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Earnings 1991 N/A
Record Sales 1991

Estimated earnings the compilation album Capitol Collectors Series with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1974 N/A
Record Sales 1974

Estimated earnings the album Shinin' On with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1974

Estimated earnings the album All the Girls in the World Beware!!! with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1973 N/A
Record Sales 1973

Estimated earnings the album We're an American Band with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
Earnings 1972 N/A
Record Sales 1972

Estimated earnings the album Phoenix with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1972

Estimated earnings the compilation album Mark, Don & Mel: 1969–71 with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Record Sales 1971

Estimated earnings the album Survival with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
Record Sales 1971

Estimated earnings the album E Pluribus Funk with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
Earnings 1970 N/A
Record Sales 1970

Estimated earnings the album Closer to Home with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified 2x platinum by RIAA)

$2,000,000
Record Sales 1970

Estimated earnings the live album Live Album with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified 2x platinum by RIAA)

$2,000,000
Earnings 1969 N/A
Record Sales 1969

Estimated earnings the album On Time with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1969

Estimated earnings the album Grand Funk with the American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
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