What is Sammy Hagar Net Worth?

Sammy Hagar Net Worth is US$ 150 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS$ 150 Million
Born:October 13, 1947 (76 Years)
Also known asThe Red Rocker, Samuel Roy Hagar
Height5′ 10″
Country of OriginSalinas, California, The US
Source of WealthSinger, Musician, and Songwriter
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKari Karte (m. 1995), Betsy Berardi (m. 1968–1994)
ChildrenKama Hagar, Samantha Hagar, Aaron Hagar, and Andrew Hagar
Famous ForI Can’t Drive 55 (Song), For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge (Album), 5150 (Album)


Sammy Hagar net worth is estimated at US$ 150 million as of 2022.

American singer and businessperson Sammy Hagar, also known as ‘The Red Rocker,’ is popularly known for his alliance with Van Halen. Sammy gained popularity through his music and different business ideas. Initially, he associated with Van Halen from 1985 to 1996 and left for a few years. Later he again associated with the band Van Halen from 2003 to 2005.


1983 to 1984

Sammy was part of a band named “HSAS” (Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve).


Sammy’s single “Give to Live” from “I Never Said Goodbye” reached the #1 hit on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks.


Sammy rejoined Van Halen for a worldwide tour. In 2004, Van Halen released its second greatest hits collection, “The Best of Both Worlds.”


Hagar opened “Sammy’s Beach Bar & Grill” at Harrah’s Casino in St. Louis, Missouri.


Hagar released his autobiography, “Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock.”


Sammy created “The Circle” with drummer Jason Bonham, Michael Anthony, and, Waboritas guitarist Vic Johnson.


Sammy released the “Are We Having Any Fun Yet? – The Cooking & Partying Handbook” In the same year, he launched a radio show named – “Sammy Hagar’s Top Rock Countdown.”


Sammy released his 18th album, “Space Between.”


Hagar released a studio album named “Lockdown 2020.”

Early Life

Samuel Roy Hagar was born in Salinas, California, on October 13, 1947. He is the Son of Gladys Hagar and Robert Hagar, who worked at a Steel mill. Sammy’s family shifted to Fontana in South California. Sammy completed his graduation from Fontana High School. To improve his livelihood, he did jobs such as picking up fruits and delivering newspapers. Formerly when he was 14, Sammy developed an interest in music and learned to play guitar. Eventually, Sammy created his band named the “Fabulous Castilles.”


Sammy Hagar got his breakthrough in 1973 while he was associated with the band Montrose. Sammy recorded his successful debut single “I Can’t Drive 55.” Sammy produced his first solo album, “VOA.” Since then, he has been known as “Red Rocker.”

Hagar got the replacement for David Lee Roth in the Van Halen band in 1985. In the mid-1990s, Van Halen, with Hagar, recorded several platinum hits such as “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge,” “OU812,” “Balance,” and “5150.” Hagar left the band in 1996.

Sammy is also a successful businessperson. He promoted ‘Cabo Wabo,’ a premium tequila line. He also owned ‘Cabo Wabo Cantina,’ a restaurant and nightclub. Later, Hagar created a band named ‘Los Tres Gusanos’ which involved David Lauser and Michael Anthony. The group performed songs of Valen Halen and Hagar in Cabo San Lucas at the Cabo Wabo nightclub and different locations. In 2003 Hagar again collaborated with Van Hahel and recorded “The Best of Both Worlds.” In St. Louis, Missouri, at Harrah’s Casino, Sammy started “Sammy’s Beach Bar & Grill” in 2009.

His autobiography “Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock” was released in 2011. Eventually, in 2014, Sammy created ‘The Circle’ with Waboritas guitarist Vic Johnson, drummer Jason Bonham, and Michael Anthony. Hagar recorded the “Are We Having Any Fun Yet? – The Cooking and Partying Handbook.” The same year, Hagar launched ‘Sammy Hagar’s Top Rock Countdown,’ a radio show. Hagar recorded his next album, “Space Between,” which was released in 2019. Recently in 2021, he released a studio album named “Lockdown 2020.” 

Sammy Hagar has a net worth of US$ 150 million as of  2022.


Here are some of the best highlights of Sammy Hagar’s career:

  • I Can’t Drive 55 (Song)
  • For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge (Album)
  • 5150 (Album)

Brand Endorsement

Hagar endorsed Yamaha guitars, which produced a line of Sammy’s signature guitars named the Yamaha AES620 SH.

Favorite Quotes from Sammy Hagar

Favorite Quote 1 from Sammy Hagar

“There are a lot of people going around where an alien took over their body, and their soul will actually leave and be, like, in a sleep or in a near-death situation.”

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Favorite Quote 2 from Sammy Hagar

“I would rather sing about my love affair or about a woman or to a woman than some guys any day.”

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Favorite Quote 3 from Sammy Hagar

“You just went up and started playing, the audience got into it, and it was just a great high experience. That’s what I kind of invented with “Mas Tequila” in Cabo.”

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Favorite Quote 4 from Sammy Hagar

“In Van Halen there were moments, like in some of the ballads, I put my heart and soul into those records. Those lyrics when I sang ’em, I gave myself goosebumps.”

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Favorite Quote 5 from Sammy Hagar

“I just have a vision of something, and it seems to go a long way. One thought goes a long way.”

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Favorite Quote 6 from Sammy Hagar

“I had been reading this book about Zen Koan philosophy, and it was talking about the right here and the right now, and how important it is, and I was really trying to get there in my life.”

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Favorite Quote 7 from Sammy Hagar

“The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I’m singing directly from the heart.”

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Keys Life Lessons from Sammy Hagar

We now know everything about Sammy Hagar and his net worth. Let’s look at some of his lessons.

1. You don’t have to know what you are doing to be successful.

2. Stop looking out and start looking in.

3. There is no short route to success if you are passionate about something.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much money does Sammy Hagar have?

Sammy Hagar’s net worth was estimated at US$ 150 million as of 2022.

What is the profession, Sammy Hagar?

Sammy Hagar is an American Singer, Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and businessperson.

What is Sammy Hagar best known for?

Sammy Hagar is an American Singer known as ‘The Red Rocker.’ Hagar is popularly known for his alliance with the band Van Halen. He has recorded several hit albums and earned recognition in his career.


American singer Sammy Hagar is popularly known for his alliance with the band, Van Halen. Despite being a singer is also a successful businessman. Sammy holds a company called “Beach Bar Rum.” He owned the tequila Cabo Wabo tequila company, of which he sold 80% to “Gruppo Campari.” Hagar united as a guitarist and vocalist with the “Johnny Fortune” Band in 1967. He has released five studio albums and several mixtapes in his career. Hagar was a part of various bands and recorded several albums in his career.

Sammy Hagar net worth is estimated at $150 million as of 2022.

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