About Hank Williams Jr
It has been calculated that the overall amount of the current Hank Williams Jr. net worth is as much as 45 million dollars. He has become famous and rich because of his career as a musician of country music style. The musician was born in 1945 in Louisiana. His full birth name is Randall Hank Williams. Hank Williams Jr. is also known for his family relations, as his father was also a well known country music singer, Hank Williams. Hank Williams Jr. early in his music career used to impersonate his father, however, soon he created his own style. In the 1970s, he got addicted to drugs, and thus, he moved to Alabama to rehab. In 1975, Hank Williams Jr. nearly died when he got involved into a mountain climbing accident. Thus, to cover the scars that he got from this accident, Hank Williams Jr. began to wear long beard, sunglasses and a hat.
In the next decade Hank Williams Jr. became very successful because of his career in music, which eventually became the main source of Hank Williams Jr. net worth. He has become famous from many albums, such as “Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound”, “Man of Steel”, “Habits Old and New”, “Major Moves” and “The Pressure is on”. The sales of these albums have also added up to the total estimate of Hank Williams Jr. net worth.
In the period of 1979-1992 the singer managed to release as many as 2 albums, which all were certified at least gold. In addition, he has released 30 singles, which landed in the top 10. 8 singles out of those 10 hit the top, too. In 1987, Hank Williams Jr. was titled as the Entertainer of the Year by the County Music Association. He got the same title in 1988. In the period of 1987-1989 he held another title, that being as the Entertainer of the Year by the Academy of County Music. From 1964 till 2012, Hank Williams Jr. overall released 35 albums. His involvement into music has been awarded with a Grammy award, too.
In addition to his career in music, Hank Williams Jr. is also known to be interested into politics. He thought of an opportunity to be a part of Senate in Tennessee. However, he decided not to. He is also a public speaker and he usually speaks against the presidency of Barack Obama.