George Strait Net Worth $330 million
George Strait salary $30,000,000
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George Strait is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, music producer and his current net worth is $330 million.
Born in Poteet, Texas as the son of John Byron Strait, Sr., and Doris Jean Couser, he spent his childhood nearby Pearsall, in Frio Country.
His father who owned a ranch outside of Big Wells, Texas used to get his entire family to work there on the weekends and in the summers.
However, his parents divorced when George attended fourth grade. His mother and sister ended up moving away. George along with his brother remained with their father.
While attending Pearsall High School, he started showing interested in music. There he used to play in a rock and rolls garage band.
After his musical taste changed to include country singers like Hank Thomson, Lefty Fizzell, his love for The Beatles fade away.
Because he turned to radio only to hear about news, his introduction to country music came mostly by way of live performances.
Before enlisting in the United States Army, he married his high school sweetheart Norma.
He and his wife had their first child while in Hawaii. Upon honorably discharged from the army he attended Southwest Texas State University and graduated with a degree in agriculture.
While in college he joined the country band Stoney Ridge, after he saw a flayer the band posted around campus.
He remained a part of the group and quickly became their lead. The band used to perform at different bars around Texas.
Soon the band became famous and some agent offered them the opportunity to record some songs. The songs never achieved success, but Strait kept managing his family ranch during the day for some extra cash.
He continued to play with the band, and after several trips to Nashville in search for a record deal, he ended up turned down by every label in town.
In that moment he considered giving up music.
After almost giving up the band, MCA signed him to a recording deal in 1981. The label would consider doing an album after the only song that the band would record did well.
The Ace in the Hole band remained with Strait, performing as the backup and touring band for the now solo act
Today George is often referred to as the King of Country and is one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time.