Garth Brooks is the second best selling solo artist in the world to date, with sales of albums exceeding 148 million in the United States alone. He is a titan in the music industry and fully justifies his net worth that’s in the hundreds of millions. Together with his wife, singer Trisha Yearwood, the two have invested in various successful ventures, including an online music eStore which was bought by Amazon for a large sum of money. He’s also the owner of a Pearl Records label and even played professional baseball for the Kansas City Royals about fifteen years ago.
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As a musician, Brooks has seen unparalleled success, which has even overshadowed the Beatles with seven of his albums getting the ideal and extremely rare diamond rating. His only real competitor as a solo artist is Elvis Presley, the king of rock ‘n roll. Brooks also made the transition into the beloved genre of rock, making him an even rare case of success, as the transition only helped boost his already overwhelming influence and omnipresence.