How much was Chris LeDoux worth?
|Net Worth:||$15 Million|
|Date of Birth:||October 2, 1948|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Chris LeDoux
Chris LeDoux (October 2, 1948 – March 9, 2005) was an American country music singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor, and hall of fame rodeo champion with an estimated net worth of $15 million. LeDoux’s were was awarded two gold and one platinum certifications from the (RIAA). He was honored with the Academy of Country Music Music Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award and also nominated for a Grammy Award.
LeDoux, a former world champion bronc rider, started playing music in his teens, while he competed in rodeos, writing about his life on the circuit. His songs captured the romance, the freedom, the dirt and the hurt of rodeo, and drew fans who demanded tapes of his songs. LeDoux had recorded 22 albums on his own, when Garth Brooks mentioned his name in the hit song, “Much Too Young (To Be This Damn Old). As a result, LeDoux’s music became more widely known, and he signed with Capitol Records Nashville in 1990. He released 15 since then, and sold nearly six million records.
In 2000, LeDoux was diagnosed with a liver disease, and successfully underwent a liver transplant. Within six months of the surgery, LeDoux was on tour again – throwing himself right back into the hard-driving, full-force stage shows he was known for.
LeDoux was diagnosed with cancer and began undergoing radiation treatment. However he died in 2005, at age 56. At the time of his death, Chris LeDoux’s net worth was about $15 million. He was a cowboy and a country singer, a legend in both arenas.