Net Worth: $150 million
Venture: Red Street Records.
Originally formed in Columbus, Ohio, the Rascal Flatts are a popular musical group that combines popular music genres to create a delicacy of musical flavor called “country-rock-pop”. The band’s members include singer-songwriter Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Rooney who are known to be second cousins. With seven best-selling albums to date, the group managed to secure an RIAA-certified platinum and diamond status for all their albums.
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The group was first signed with Big Machine Records and went on to sign with Disney’s Lyric Street Records label. They have managed to build a very impressive net worth of $150 million and have succeeded in getting fourteen songs to the number-one spot in the charts since debuting. The band’s longest-lasting number-one single is a 2005 cover of Marcus Hummon’s “Bless the Broken Road”, which spent five weeks in that position.
Net Worth: $1 million (estimated)
Venture: NASCAR T.G.
Shepard is known as a country music legend and is active to this day even as he pushes age 76. The singer was born in Tennessee and decided to drop out of high school at an early age and pursue a career in music. He began his musical career with the name of William Browder and quickly gained an audience with his single “Devil in the Bottle” which reached the number one hit on Billboard’s Hot Country Singles Chart. From there the singer went on to produce numerous number-one hits in the US charts and even had eight consecutive number one hits in the early ’80s.