Sammy Hagar is an American singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and musician. He rose to fame after releasing the hit single “I Can’t Drive 55” in 1984. He was associated with the band Montrose. Hagar has released albums as a solo artist and also with several other bands like Montrose, Van Halen, and The Waboritas. Since 2014, he has associated with the band The Circle.
Samuel Roy Agar, also known as “The Red Rocker” is the son of Robert Hagar and Gladys Hagar. He was born in California’s Salinas on 13 October 1947. He spent his childhood in Fontana.
He completed his schooling at Fontana High School, and his first band was Fabulous Castilles. He is the cousin of Ken Tamplin. He likes Ferrari.
From 1968 to 1944, Sammy Hagar was married to Betsy Berardi. They were the parents of Aaron and Andrew. Since 1995, he has been married to Kari Hagar. They are the parents of Kama and Samantha.
He has endorsed guitars for Yamaha and has previously associated with Washburn Guitars. He owns homes in California, Mexico, and Hawaii.
Sammy Hagar first released the album ‘Montrose’ with the band, Montrose. It was a commercial success. The following year, they came up with ‘Paper Money.’ As Sammy Hagar & the Waboritas, he has released the albums ‘Red Voodoo’, ‘Ten 13’, ‘Not 4 Sale’, and ‘Livin’ It Up!’.
On the solo front, Hagar released the album ‘Nine on a Ten Scale’ in 1976. The following year, he released ‘Sammy Hagar’ and ‘Musical Chairs.’ It was followed by the albums ‘Street Machine’ and ‘Danger Zone.’ His albums ‘Standing Hampton’, ‘Three Lock Box,’ ‘VOA,’ and ‘I Never Said Goodbye’ was commercially successful.
Hagar’s albums in the 2010s are ‘Sammy Hagar & Friends’ and ‘Lite Roast.’ He has also released several live albums and a number of compilation albums. In 1984, he released the live album ‘Through the Fire’ with Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve.
He has released the albums ‘5150’, ‘OU812’, ‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge,’ and ‘Balance’ with Van Halen. He has also successfully released many singles with the band including “When It’s Love,” “Black and Blue,” “Poundcake,” “The Dream Is Over,” “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” “Humans Being,” and “Don’t Tell Me.”
Hagar has released the albums ‘Chickenfoot’ and ‘Chickenfoot III’ with Chickenfoot. With the Circle, he has released the album ‘At Your Service’ in 2015.
His popular singles with some of the bands include “Oh Yeah,” “Code War,” “Whiter Shade of Pale,” “Give to Love,” “Little White Lie,” and “Rock the Nation.” He has also released two books in his career.
Awards & Achievements
Sammy Hagar received the Grammy Award in 1985 for ‘Footloose.’ He was nominated for the Tony Awards in 1999 for the ‘Original Musical Score.’ With Van Halen, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.
Net Worth & Salary of Sammy Hagar
the estimated net worth of Sammy Hagar is more than $150 million. In his career, he has worked with several bands and has released a number of singles and albums. He has sold millions of albums in the world. He has appeared in many commercials for National Automotive Parts Association. Hagar is the owner of the mountain bike store Sausalito Cyclery. He is the owner of the restaurant Cabo Wabo Cantina and has started Sammy’s Beach Bar & Grill in 2009.
Sammy Hagar is one of the most successful singers in the world. He has appeared on the TV shows ‘Celebrity Ghost Stories’, ‘The Voice,’ ‘Nash Bridges’, and ‘The Simpsons.’ He is active in several other endeavors and has stakes in Cabo Wabo Tequila. He has launched several other products and has got a number of fans in the world.