What is Richie Sambora’s net worth? The guitarist recently opened up about his decision to leave the iconic rock band Bon Jovi in 2013. We take a look at his career, relationship with his daughter and his net worth.
Who is guitarist Richie Sambora?
Richie Sambora was the lead guitarist and songwriter for the rock band Bon Jovi until leaving the band in 2013. He was born on 11 July 1959 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
Bon Jovi started in 1983 and Sambora came in to replace original guitarist Dave Sabo shortly after. In 2018, Sambora was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and performed alongside his former band members for the first time since leaving the band in 2013.
Bon Jovi’s most popular songs include You Give Love A Bad Name, Living On A Prayer and Wanted Dead Or Alive.
“Family had to come first” reason for leaving Bon Jovi
Sambora recently opened up to People Magazine about his reasons behind leaving Bon Jovi and revealed that he needed to prioritise his family and his daughter, Ava.
He said in the interview: “I realised, Ava needed me to be around at that point in time. Family had to come first, and that’s what happened.”
He has also said that the choice to leave the band was very difficult but it was needed: “I was in a dire situation with my family and I had to make a tough decision and I did and I’m sure people weren’t happy about it.”
What is Richie Sambora’s net worth?
According to CelebrityNetWorth Richie Sambora has a net worth of around $100 million.
Sambora’s net worth is largely due to music royalties from songwriting credits, touring and album sales amassed over a 30 year career.