Originally posted on May 31, 2017 @ 1:02 am
Joe Bonamassa, born on May 8th, 1977 in New Hartford, New York, is an American rock guitarist, composer, singer and songwriter.He started playing guitar at the age of 4 after receiving inspiration from his father who was an avid music fan. At age 11 he was mentored and trained by the legendary American guitar artist Danny Gatton. Let’s have a look at what Joe Bonamassa’s career amounted to in his net worth and wiki-bio breakdown.
Who is Joe Bonamassa? His Career info
At the age of 12, Joe would roam the streets of New York with his band ‘Smokin Joe Bonamassa’ and it is from the streets that he started to gain popularity. He started his professional career as a solo artist and 11 out of his 15 solo tracks made it to the no.1 spot on the Billboard blues chart. During 1989 he opened for B.B King in nearly 20 shows.
During 2002-2006, 3 of his albums made to the top spot on the Billboard blues chart. He was also nominated for Grammy Awards in 2013. He is still considered the ‘icon’ of rock guitar by his fans.
Joe Bonamassa Net Worth, Sources of Income
Joe earned his fortune mainly through singing and working alongside other legendary artists namely Beth Hart, B.B King, and others. Besides this, he also made appearances on different radio shows and showcased solo performances in different opera houses. As a result, Joe Bonamassa’s Net worth is said to be just around $22 million with no significant details about his personal possessions.
Joe Bonamassa House, Cars
Joe Bonamassa lives in a rather simple house on Nerdville but we are pretty sure it’s worth way more than its book value largely because of his guitar collection which at one point reached 300 pieces. But estimates suggest that his house might be worth around $320,000. He is a big fan of BMW and loves his 2012 BMW M5 worth $95,000.
Net worth By Year
Joe lives a very busy life with most of his time being spent on roads, travelling to different spots for his performances. He is particularly fond of carrying a guitar with himself even when he’s not on a performance tour. His dressing sense is a perfect reflection of a true rock artist and he usually wears shades while performing. These shades are never the same and are new for every season. He lives a simple yet adventurous life.
Joe Bonamassa girlfriend, Relationship status
The guitarist is currently a freelancer when it comes to the love department. Joe doesn’t like to parade his girlfriends around the public. He mostly keeps everything to himself especially with the whole fiasco with his ex-girlfriend, Sandi.
The couple met and went steady for a couple of years. In fact, rumors had it that there was a proposal in the way. However, it never saw the light of day considering they broke up in 2015. Shortly after, Sandi moved on and married another guy named Matt Benson.
Joe Bonamassa Age, Family, Wiki-Bio and other Facts
The award-winning musician was born as Joseph Leonard Bonamassa in Utica, New York on May 8th, 1977. He is currently aged 42 with Italian descent from his parents, Len and Debra Bonamassa. There are no specific details regarding his education but his upbringing is heavily documented.
Joe Bonamassa exhibited musical talent from the early age of 4 years. His father encouraged him to pursue a musical career which he did. By the time he got to 12, Joe formed the Smokin Joe Bonamassa band that toured with him all over New York and Pennsylvania during his late teens.
The culmination of his career includes a hefty net worth that we’ve already put out. He also performed at the Royal Ambert Hall and received a Grammy nomination in 2013. Moreover, the guitarist is also a philanthropist running the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation.
|Profession||Musician, Singer, Songwriter|
|Birthdate||May 8th, 1977|