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John Denver Net Worth

John Denver Net Worth

Net Worth: $60 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music, Songwriting, Singing
  • Age Deceased at 53 years old on 1997-10-12
  • Birth Place Roswell, New Mexico, United States
  • Height 5' 9" (1.76 m)
  • Marital Status Divorced (Cassandra Delaney)
  • Full Name Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth December 31, 1943
  • Ethnicity German, Swiss-German, English and Irish
  • Occupation Musician, Songwriter, Singer
  • Education Texas Technological College - Dropped Out
  • Children 3 (Jesse Belle, Anna Kate, Zachary John)
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About John Denver

John Denver was born on December 31st, 1943. He was born in New Mexico. John Denver’s net worth was around $60 million. He was one of the most popular American singers in 1970s. His most popular songs are “Sunshine on My Shoulders”, “Rocky Mountain High”, and “Thank God I’m a Country Boy.”

His interest in music began when his grandmother gave him a 1910 Gibson acoustic. Nevertheless, he chose the Texas Technical University to study instead of music school. Unfortunately, he could not get his degree since the University dropped him out before completing his study. Finally, he changed his life direction by traveling to New York City and auditioning for the Chad Mitchell Trio.

There is a group consisting of Peter, Paul, and Mary singing his first song entitled “Leaving on a Jet Plane.” This song was very popular and it brought Denver to the top of popularity in the music industry. Further, he signed his first single “Rhymes and Reasons” with Mercury RCA Record in 1969. Four successful albums followed in next two years.

He was a very popular singer and was even awarded the by Country Music Association as Entertainer of the Year. John Denver died October 12, 1997, when the plane he was piloting crashed.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of John Denver'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 2016
  • Earnings 2004
  • Earnings 1998
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  • Earnings 1969
Earnings 2016 N/A
Sale of Asset Dec. 2016

Selling price of John Denver’s old Aspen-area home

$2,750,000
Earnings 2004 N/A
Record Sales Jul. 2004

Record sales of the album Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales Feb. 1998

Record sales of the album The Best of John Denver (approximately 1 million copies sold)

$1,300,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales Jul. 1997

Record sales of the album The Best of John Denver Live (approximately 934 thousand copies sold)

$1,214,000
Earnings 1996 N/A
Record Sales Jul. 1996

Record sales of the album The Rocky Mountain Collection (approximately 1.1 million copies sold)

$1,430,000
Earnings 1995 N/A
Record Sales Aug. 1995

Record Sales of the album The Wildlife Concert (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales Oct. 1994

Record sales of the album The Very Best of John Denver (approximately 1 million copies sold)

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

Record sales of the album John Denver's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Record Sales Feb. 1982

Record sales of the album Seasons of the Heart (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1981 N/A
Record Sales Jun. 1981

Record sales of the album Some Days Are Diamonds (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1979 N/A
Record Sales Oct. 1979

Record sales of the album A Christmas Together (approximately 1.05 million copies sold)

$1,370,000
Record Sales Jan. 1979

Record sales of the album John Denver (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

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

Record sales of the album I Want to Live (approximately 1 million copies sold)

$1,300,000
Record Sales Mar. 1977

Record sales of the album John Denver's Greatest Hits, Volume 2 (approximately 2.04 million copies sold)

$2,650,000
Earnings 1976 N/A
Record Sales Aug. 1976

Record sales of the album Spirit (approximately 1 million copies sold)

$1,300,000
Earnings 1975 N/A
Record Sales Sep. 1975

Record sales of the album Windsong (approximately 2.08 million copies sold)

$2,700,000
Record Sales Sep. 1975

Record sales of the album Rocky Mountain Christmas (approximately 2.04 million copies sold)

$2,650,000
Record Sales Feb. 1975

Record sales of the album An Evening with John Denver (approximately 3.04 million copies sold)

$3,950,000
Earnings 1974 N/A
Record Sales Jun. 1974

Record sales of the album Back Home Again (approximately 3.1 million copies sold)

$4,030,000
Earnings 1973 N/A
Record Sales Nov. 1973

Record sales of the album John Denver's Greatest Hits (approximately 9.4 million copies sold)

$12,220,000
Record Sales Jun. 1973

Record sales of the album Farewell Andromeda (approximately 500 thousand copies sold)

$650,000
Earnings 1972 N/A
Record Sales Sep. 1972

Record sales of the album Rocky Mountain High (approximately 2.1 million copies sold)

$2,730,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Record Sales Dec. 1971

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

$650,000
Contract May. 1971

Record sales of the album Poems, Prayers & Promises (approximately 1 million copies sold)

$1,300,000
Earnings 1969 N/A
Record Sales Oct. 1969

Record sales of the album Rhymes & Reasons (approximately 60 thousand copies sold)

$78,000
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