How much are the Oak Ridge Boys worth?
|Net Worth:||$16 Million|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who are the Oak Ridge Boys
Famous quartet Oak Ridge Boys currently consists of four members, Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban. Their main genres have been southern gospel, country, and pop. As of 2020, Oak Ridge Boys’ combined net worth is estimated to be about $16 million dollars.
Oak Ridge Boys originated from the country group Wally Fowler and the Georgia Clodhoppers which was formed in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1943. Later, they changed the name to the Oak Ridge Quartet and decided to focus on their main genre, southern gospel. In 1985, they released debut album titled The Oak Ridge Quartet. In 70s, they switched mainly to country music.
During the many years, Oak Ridge Boys members changed many times. The group released 31 studio albums overall, 14 compilation albums, and one live album in 2014 titled Boys Night Out. They also released 21 music videos.
The Oak Ridge Boys gained a place in the Country Music Hall of Fame in October 2015. The group also won five Grammy Awards during their long career, the latest one was for the Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for their single Elvira in 1982. In 2015, Oak Ridge Boys made a collaboration version of this hit together with a cappella group Home Free. The video has gained more than 5 million views on YouTube as of 2020.
How did they get rich?
The Oak Ridge Boys have been performing since the 60s and have recorded more than 30 studio albums. Their enduring popularity also means they continue to perform concerts to their fans. Most of their wealth comes from music and concert sales.