Tom Petty Net Worth 2018 - You Won't Believe How Much He Makes

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Tom Petty Net Worth 2018 - You Won't Believe How Much He Makes

This morning TMZ is reporting that Tom Petty, the famous American singer musician and songwriter has been rushed to the hospital under cardiac arrest.

Petty is a record-setting artist with millions of albums sold over generations, and a strong cult following today. So what is Tom Petty net worth 2018? Read on...

Tom Petty career and earnings

Tom Petty began his career in Florida, where he was a huge fan of Elvis, as well as many rock bands and musicians. But according to NPR, Tom Petty decided to become a musician when he first saw the Beatles perform on Ed Sullivan. Petty dropped out of school in order to work on his band. The band, called Mudcrutch, contained many future musical stars. For example, Petty learned music from another famous artist, Don Felder of the Eagles. Nevertheless, the band was never a big success. One of Petty's Heartbreakers, Mike Campbell, earned quite a bit from his work with the band.

How much? Read Mike Campbell's net worth here. Eventually, Mudcrutch broke up, and everybody went their separate ways. But Petty reunited with some of his previous bandmates and joined others to collaborate. Eventually they came up with some music which they made into an album, calling themselves the Heartbreakers.

Although they weren't particularly popular at the beginning, the Heartbreakers soon gained popularity and their second record became a top 40 hit. They were soon performing in Madison Square Garden and selling out concerts all over the country.

Tom Petty continued to release hits over the next two decades, including some of his biggest songs, like "Free Fallin." At the same time, Petty did soundtracks to movies, and did some acting.

Some of the other ventures that Tom Petty was involved in included a radio show on Sirius XM, acting, and multiple major events, like Super Bowl halftime shows.

Tom Petty net worth 2018

So what is Tom Petty net worth? How much has he earned over his long and extremely successful career? Quite a bit. In fact, in a single year, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers could make $50 million or more, according to Forbes.

As of 2018, we estimate Tom Petty net worth at $110 to $140 milion. Photo: Mudcrutch

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