More Country Stars That Struck Gold

Montgomery Gentry

Net Worth: $10 million Venture: 20 Years of Hits. The mix of Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry has to go down as one of the most iconic and brilliant ideas in history. The two country stars, Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry decided to kick things together and formed a classic duo in 1991. They decided to give up fancy names and simply call it Montgomery Gentry. The successful country-rock band gathered a small audience that combined the influence of both singers and also collaborated with other artists like the Allman Brothers and Charlie Daniels. Their success led to a combined net worth of roughly $10 million.
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The band was signed with Columbia Nashville and released six albums during a decade starting from the late ‘90s. The country duo was quite successful and managed to release twenty different singles that have appeared in the country charts. In 2007, the band was hit by a sudden tragedy when Troy Gentry was involved in a fatal helicopter crash. Despite Gentry’s tragic death, Eddie Montgomery still tours under the name of the band to this day.