John Mayer is a man of many talents, but he is best recognized for his career as a musician. He has produced a lot of incredible songs in his career and as a result, has won at least 7 Grammy Awards.
After a long period of commercial success, John Mayer was forced into a break in 2010 due to personal problems, including problems with his vocal cords. About a year later, in 2012, he returned to music and continues to make good music, touring as a solo act and with his band Dead and Company.
John Mayer Bio (Age)
John Mayer was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on October 16, 1977, and grew up in Fairfield. As the middle child of his parents Richard and Margaret Mayer, Mayer has an older brother named Carl and a younger brother Ben.
Both parents of Mayer were academics. His father, who is Jewish, was headmaster of a high school while his mother taught in the middle school. Mayer was fascinated by the guitar as he watched Michael J. Fox His father gave him one when he was 13 years old, and Mayer quickly consumed himself with playing this instrument. Twice his worried parents were forced to give him a psychological examination, but both showed that he was doing well.
Despite the disapproval of his parents, Mayer left college to pursue music and moved to Atlanta, where he formed the two-piece band LoFi Masters with his college friend Clay Cook. They played together in the late 1990s before disbanding. In 2000, John Mayer made his breakthrough into the mainstream with his music.
Net Worth – How Rich Is He?
Like any other musician, John Mayer is influenced by record sales and tours. In 2015 John Mayer started touring with his newly formed band Dead and Company, and their tours have been very successful ever since. Between 2015 and 2018 John Mayer and his band went on 5 concert tours.
Their Dead & Company fall tour 2017 brought in over $15 million at 15 concerts. The Dead & Company Summer Tour 2018, which ran from 30 May to 14 July 2018 and included 19 different cities, brought in around 40 million dollars at 26 concerts.
The tour with Dead & Company does not stop Mayer from going on solo tours as a headliner to support his album. His “The Search for Everything World” tour in support of his 7th studio album earned him over 53 million dollars at 62 concerts in North America and Europe.
In addition to music, John Mayer is occasionally active as an actor, comedian, and writer. As a writer, John Mayer writes columns for several websites, including the watch website Hodinkee.
As a watch enthusiast, Mayer has spent about 25% of his net worth on luxury watches. Mayer designs his instruments and has worked with many elite guitar companies to produce his line of guitars. Once he bought 7 watches from watch dealer Robert Maron for 5 million dollars. His collection includes Patek Philippe, Rolex GMT Master, the latter brand is his favorite. Mayer’s collections, which he revealed to the New York Times in 2015, are worth tens of millions. His fortune is estimated at $40 million.
Who Is His Girlfriend?
Apart from his commercial success, it was his relationship with famous Hollywood women that put Mayer deep into the limelight and made him the fodder for the tabloids. It all began in 2006 when he started dating pop star, Jessica Simpson. Their relationship began about 9 months after Simpson divorced her ex-husband. They lasted until 2007.
Before Simpson, the first big-name associated with Mayer was the actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, with whom he dated in 2002, at a time when his career was skyrocketing. It is believed that Mayer wrote his hit “Your Body Is a Wonderland” about her. Their relationship lasted only a few months.
After his separation from Simpson, John Mayer continued to date Jennifer Aniston, Taylor Swift, and Katy Perry. Each of these relationships lasted about a year, except for Katy Perry, with whom he dated from time to time before Katy finally broke up in 2014. Mayer made it a habit to make controversial statements about his ex-boyfriends, especially in two infamous interviews with the Rolling Stones and Playboy in 2012.
There was no news of Mayer’s romantic life until early 2017 when he expressed his desire to settle down and make babies to the New York Times. In late 2017 there were rumors of Mayer’s reunion with Perry, but they were crushed when Perry reunited with her ex Orlando Bloom.
John Mayer’s Daughters
No, John Mayer has no daughters, but he does own a song called Daughters. If one takes the message of the song, which exhorted fathers to be better to their daughters in childhood, one can say that Mayer is an amazing father waiting to be revealed.
Daughters was his third single from his second studio album Heavier Things, released in 2003. The song sold over a million copies in the United States and won him a handful of awards, including the 2005 Grammy Award for Song of the Year.
John Mayer is a great man. He stands at 6 feet 3 inches tall, the equivalent of 1.91 m. His bodyweight is 82 kg, while his body measurements were estimated at chest – 40 inches, biceps – 14.5 inches, and waist 33 inches.