Sturgill Simpson Net Worth
Sturgill Simpson currently reportedly reportedly boasts an estimated net worth of approximately $4 Million as of 2019. He makes his living as both a singer and actor, known for his country music hits such as Black Hog Gut and Queen and Slim movies.
As of today, he has released seven albums. His debut release High Top Mountain became an instant classic and subsequent albums such as Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, Sound & Fury are critically acclaimed works that earned critical acclaim as well as being honored with Kentucky Colonel status; one of its highest honors.
Simpson was born in Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky on June 8th 1978 to divorced parents; one was employed as a Kentucky State Trooper working the narcotics division; the other as an engineer working on an IHOP waiter job before joining the Navy during senior year of high school to work on frigates as part of its Combat Information Center team before being discharged and living briefly in Everett and Seattle before eventually returning back home to Kentucky where his original residency lies.
In 2004, he established country-rock band Sunday Valley and performed at Portland, Oregon’s Pickathon music festival. Touring and making an album followed before disbandment occurred in 2012. At this same time, he also began working for Union Pacific Railroad as an employee supervisor position was offered to him.
Simpson wrote and recorded Oh, Sarah for his wife the following year and released his second solo album Metamodern Sounds in Country Music that same year. In 2016, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth debuted at No. 3 on Billboard 200 while earning him a Grammy Award as Best Country Album. Later that same year he performed at Woodstock 50 music festival.
Sturgill Simpson has enjoyed an extensive acting career. He first made his acting debut in 2011 with a cameo role in Orca Park, followed by roles in Black Hog Gut and Materna (both short films). In 2018, Sturgill was cast as Ken Fry in CBS’ television show One Dollar; by 2021, he would star in Materna and The Hunt (two movies).
Simpson is very protective of his family and rarely shares details on social media about them. He is extremely close to his wife and has stated his desire to spend more time together. He has spoken about suffering from depression and substance abuse but is making strides toward recovery; self-care methods he has tried include cutting sugar out of his diet, racing rally cars and participating in shooting ranges as self-care methods; attending church regularly as an active churchgoer and supporting various animal rights causes; adopting rescue dog Maverick among them.