Since getting her breakthrough with her debut single “She’s in Love with the Boy”, in 1991, Trisha Yearwood has over the years remained very relevant in the music industry. The three-time Grammy winner is also famed for her frequent collaborations with her husband and fellow country singer Garth Brooks. She has sold over 15 million records worldwide. In addition to music, Yearwood has found success on TV as a host of culinary TV shows on the Food Network, thus celebrity chef can be added to her repertoire.
Trisha Yearwood’s Net Worth – How She Made Her Money
Trisha Yearwood has attained the kind of success that many entertainers can only dream about. Yes, she may not be as big as her husband Garth Brooks but Yearwood as achieved staggering success over the years. The major contributor to her wealth, of course, is her music career where she earns from album sales and concert tours.
Yearwood’s success didn’t come easily though. In high school where she was a straight-A student, she had aspired to become an accountant, but destiny had other plans up her sleeves. Following high school graduation, the Georgia native relocated to Nashville, Tenessee to work as an agent to musicians. After that move failed, Yearwood made up her mind to become a musician. She tried college but got bored and then began working at MTM Records where she began recording demos and after a chance meeting with a certain Garth Brooks, got her career to a good start.
Yearwood’s debut self-titled album topped the Billboard Country charts and went on to sell over 2 million copies. Her fourth studio album, Thinkin’ About You, was an immense success and brought her her first ever Grammy Award. She has released at least 12 studio albums.
On the road, Yearwood has made a lot of millions touring with her husband on “The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood.” The tour began in September 2014 and has run for over 4 years. According to Forbes’ calculations, the tour earns at least $1 million per stop. As of September 2018, the tour has grossed over $360 million from 366 shows. Her eponymous website is valued at about $6,000. Trisha Yearwood’s net worth is estimated at over $40 million while her husband Garth has his wealth estimated at over $280 million.
Husband – Garth Brooks and Kids
Trisha Yearwood is married to ace country musician Garth Brooks. She was friends with Brooks for donkey years before they finally tied the knot on December 10th 2005. The couple is now known for their frequent collaborations which have made them become very successful touring together. The first time Yearwood worked with Brooks was in 1989 when she sang backup on some tracks for his album, No Fences. Garth at the time was yet to find fame with his music and promised to help Yearwood sign a record deal should his career kick-off. He kept to his promise, and the rest is history.
Shortly after both Yearwood and Brooks had to deal with bad divorces, they found love in each other and began dating in 2000. Brooks had just gotten divorced from estranged wife Sandy Mahl while Yearwood in 1999 had ended her union with The Mavericks bass player, Robert “Bobby” Reynolds whom she married on May 21, 1994.
Shortly after they began dating, Yearwood took a 4-year hiatus from music. On May 25, 2005, Garth Broks proposed to her on stage, in front of 7,000 fans at Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, California. It was such an emotional moment as Yearwood was totally stunned. Asked if she would be able to perform on stage alongside Grath moments after the proposal, she replied; ‘I don’t think I can make it up the stairs.’ Her sheer excitement was apparent for all to see.
Despite the very public engagement, Yearwood and Brooks had a very private wedding ceremony held at their home in Owasso, Oklahoma. While it was Garth’s second, it was Yearwood’s third. Her first marriage was in 1987 to musician Chris Latham. They divorced in 1991.
Yearwood has never had any kids with any of her husbands. However, her marriage to Garth Brooks made her the step-mother to Garth’s three kids with his previous wife. The kids are daughters; Taylor Mayne Pearl (born 1992), August Anna (born 1994), and Allie Colleen Brooks (born 1996).
Yearwood’s husband Garth Brooks is seen by many as a living legend. He has sold over 140 million records worldwide.