What is Tom Petty's Net Worth – Tom Petty was an American musician. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he had an estimated net worth of US$95 million at the time of his death. Tom was the leader of the bands, bands Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Mudcrutch.
His fortune stems from his great works in the music industry and partly movie industry as well. He stole shows, sold out auditoriums and above sold millions of albums throughout his career as a band leader or a solo act.
Throughout the 1960 to the time of his death in 2017, Petty and his bands wowed audiences all over the globe with their music. He also created quite an image with the supergroup the Traveling Wilburys in the late 1980s before having a successful solo career.
Who is Tom Petty?
Thomas Earl Petty known globally as Tom Petty was the son of Kitty Avery and Earl Petty. He was born on October 20, 1950 in Gainesville, Florida and died on October 2, 2017 at age 66. He was an American national.
His mother was a local tax office worker while his father was a traveling salesman. Petty grew up in the Northeast Gainesville Residential District, known locally as the Duckpond alongside his seven years younger brother Bruce.
Earl, his father drunk and ganbled a lot making him verbally and physically abuse Tom constantly. When he was 10 years old, he met Elvis Presley and soon developed an interest in rock and roll. After watching The Beattles on “The Ed Sullivan Show”, he knew that was exactly his career path.
At age 17, he decided it was time to start doing music so he dropped out of school to focus on playing bass with his then band Mudcrutch.
Though Petty started out as the bass player for Mudcrutch, he soon became their frontman and main songwriter. The band moved to Los Angeles in 1974 but broke up the following year after their only single sold poorly. In 1976, bandmates Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench joined Tom in Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, along with Ron Blair and Stan Lynch.
The band's self-titled album was released in November of that year, and it featured the singles “Breakdown” and “American Girl.” They went on to release 12 more studio albums and several hit singles, including “Don't Do Me Like That,” “Refugee,” “Don't Come Around Here No More,” and “Mary Jane's Last Dance.”
The band performed during the Super Bowl XLII halftime show in 2008, a performance that was rated #12 on “Rolling Stone” magazine's 2020 list of the best Super Bowl halftime shows.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' final performance took place at the Hollywood Bowl on September 25, 2017, and “American Girl” was the last song they ever performed in concert.
How many houses and cars does Tom Petty have?
Tom Petty owned a number of houses including his California and Malibu mansions.
He owned a number of cars including his favorite 1993 Cadillac Allante and 1996 Jaguar XJS.
How much does Tom Petty make annually?
The media is scarce on information pertaining this question but as successful as he was, we do believe he made several millions per annum in his prime years.
How many businesses does Tom Petty own?
Tom Petty used to own a record label, Shelter Records.
What brands does Tom Petty have?
All through his career, he had several brands. What we cannot say for sure is the exact brands he has.
How many Investments does Tom Petty have?
Unavailable at this time. We entreat our dear readers to be available for updates when we're duly informed.
How many Endorsement deals has Tom Petty?
As per reports, he made millions from endorsement deals. The exact number and with the said companies and brands are unavailable to us.
How many charities has Tom Petty donated to?
It is unknown how many charities he donated to in his lifetime. There are currently no information regarding this question as of now.
How many Philanthropy works has Tom Petty supported?
According to looktothestars.org, he has supported seven (7) charities and foundation. Those included Fender Music Foundation, GRAMMY Foundation, MusiCares and Safety Harbor Kids among others.
How many Tours has Tom Petty attended?
It's unknown the exact tours Tom Petty attended throughout his career up until his death. We came across two of such tours on the web.
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers (July 28, 2010)
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers (June 21, 2008)