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How rich is George Strait?

George Strait net worth:
$300 Million

George Strait information

George Strait information

Birth date: May 18, 1952
Birth place: Poteet, Texas, United States
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
Profession:Singer, Record producer, Actor, Musician, Composer, Music Producer
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Norma Strait (m. 1971)
Children:Jenifer Strait, George Strait Jr.

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George Strait Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

George Strait is a popular musician and actor. George is known for such albums as “Strait Out of the Box”, “Pure Country” and many others. Strait is considered to be one of the most successful country singersof all time. Many of his albums have become number one hi ts,and he really added a lot to the history of country music. He has been named “Entertainer of the Year” several times and this only proves that George is really acclaimed in the industry. During his career, Strait has won many other awards and has received a lot of honors. Some of them include, National Medal of Art, American Music Award, Grammy Award and many others.

George Strait Net Worth $300 Million

So how rich is George Strait? It has been estimated that Strait’s net worth is $300 million. George continues his career as a musician so there would be no surprise if his net worth became even higher that it is now.

George Harvey Strait, better known to the world as simply George Strait, was born in 1952, in Texas. When George was only a teenager, he became interested in music and even performed with a garage band. Step by step George developed his love for country music. When Strait studied at Southwest Texas State University, he was a part of the group called “Stoney Ridge”. Later this group was renamed the “Ace in the Hole Band”. After some time they became more and more popular, which added to George Strait’s net worth. Soon George was noticed by MCA Records and they offered him a contract to sign up with them. From that time Strait became a solo artist and his band was as a backup band for him.

In 1981 George released his first song called “Unwound”. It became a great success and very popular among many fans of country music. This and other songs were included in George’s first album called “Strait Country”. The success of this album added to Strait’s net worth. Year after year George released more successful albums. Some of them include “Easy Come, Easy Go”, “Beyond the Blue Neon”, “One Step at a Time”, “Love is Everything” and many others. During his career as a singer, George has worked with Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Sheryl Crow, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan and others.

As mentioned before, Strait is not only a musician, but also an actor. The movies that George has appeared in include “The Soldier”, “Grand Champion”, “Pure Country”, “King of the Hill” and “Pure Country 2: The Gift”. All these appearances made George Strait’s net worth grow.

Lastly, it should be said that George Strait is a legendary country musician. During many years in the industry, he has gained the acclaim that he deserved. Many contemporary country singers should look up to him, and the rest of the world may always remember him as one of the best country singers of all time. Despite the fact that George is 62 years old, he still continues performing and there is a chance that George’s net worth will grow.


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Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Country Music Icon
2012 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Album For the album "Here For a Good Time."
2010 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Album For the album "Twang."
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Collaboration with Vocals · Kenny Chesney
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Collaboration with Vocals · Patty Loveless
2008 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Vocal Performance - Female For the song "Give It Away."
2008 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Album For the album "It Just Comes Natural."
2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Collaboration with Vocals · Clint Black
· Jimmy Buffett
· Kenny Chesney
· Alan Jackson
· Toby Keith


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#Fact
1 Scored his 52nd number one hit with "She Let Herself Go". He has more number one hits than any other recording artist in the history of any genre of music. [January 2006]
2 Scored his 53rd #1 record with "Give It Away" [September 2006]
3 Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on November 6, 2006.
4 Recipient of a (USA) National Medal of Arts, 2003.
5 Has the most number one country hits of any recording artist ever. He has fifty number one hits, surpassing Conway Twitty's 49.
6 His son, 11-year-old George Jr. (aka Bubba), sings the opening lines of Pure Country (1992) in which Strait stars.
7 Named Entertainer of the Year by the CMA. [1990]
8 His eldest child, Jenifer, died June 25, 1986 in an auto accident near San Marcos, Texas, at age 13.
9 Named the Academy of Country Music's Male Vocalist of the Year three consecutive years, 1984-1986, and again in 1988.
10 His backing musicians are called the Ace in the Hole band.
11 Cites Hank Williams, George Jones, and Merle Haggard as his biggest music influences.
12 Served a three-year stint in Hawaii with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era, first in the payroll department and later in entertainment/music.
13 He and his older brother, Buddy, were raised alone by his father, John, after their parents separated when George was in fourth grade.
14 "Ocean Front Property", his ninth album, debuted at #1 on Billboard's country music charts, the first album in their history to do so. [1987]
15 Named Entertainer of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and the Country Music Association (CMA). [1989]
16 Given the American Success Award by President George Bush. [1989]
17 2000: "The Best Day" (No. 5).
18 1999: "Write This Down" (No. 4).
19 1998: "I Just Want to Dance With You" (No. 5).
20 1997: "One Night at a Time" (No. 2) and "Carrying Your Love With Me" (No. 4).
21 1996: "Blue Clear Sky" (No. 2).
22 1995: "Check Yes or No" (No. 4).
23 1991: "I've Come to Expect it From You" (No. 2).
24 1990: "Love Without End, Amen" (No. 4).
25 1984: "You Look So Good in Love" (No. 5).
26 1983: "A Fire I Can't Put Out" (No. 5).
27 Has had at least one of his No. 1 hits rank among the top 5 hits of the year, according to Billboard magazine, in the years 1983, 1984, 1990, 1991 and every year between 1995 and 2000, though none of them ranked as the No. 1 song of the year on the Billboard survey. The hits, and their year-end rankings, are:
28 Out of 66 country single releases, only five (including "Murder on Music Row") have failed to reach the top 10. Has scored 52 No. 1 hits on Billboard magazine's country singles chart. He is the only solo artist to have more No. 1 hits then anybody else with 52.
29 His 2000 duet, "Murder on Music Row" with Alan Jackson, was named the Country Music Association's 2001 Song of the Year. The song is their statement concerning the state of country music radio...namely, how they believe veteran artists (including George Jones and Merle Haggard) unfairly receive little or no airplay in deference to pop-sounding country performers.
30 Has released 28 albums for MCA Nashville Records.
31 Hobbies include steer-roping, hunting, fishing, skiing and golf.
32 Children's names: Jenifer (born 1973, died 1986 in a car accident) and George Jr. (born 1981).
33 George Strait attended Southwest Texas State University.
34 Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world [1990]
35 Born at 2:00am-CDT

#Quote
1 I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music.


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