Net Worth $40 million
Carlos Santana is a Mexican American musician and songwriter with an estimated net worth of $40 million. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and 3 Latin Grammy Awards over the span of his career. Santana is 5’10″ and weighs 190 pounds.
He is a singer, songwriter and also a guitarist. His career in music has also been evaluated and recognized, as he is known as a winner of 10 Grammy awards as well as 3 Latin Grammy awards.
In the 60s as well as 70s, Carlos Santana became a well known figure in music industry, when he started to perform with his band called “Santana”. His involvement in it has also added up to the total amount of Carlos Santana net worth. He has added a lot to the music industry due to the fact that he was the one who popularized Latin music sounds with jazz and rock music styles. As a member of his band, Carlos Santana has released 21 albums, whereas as a solo act, he has released 7 studio albums. The sales of all of them have also added up to the total estimate of Carlos Santana net worth.
The singer was born in California in 1947. To the public, he began to get recognition and attention in the 1960s, when he started to perform with his band “Santana”. In addition to popularizing Latin music mixture with rock sounds, Carlos Santana also made his name as a guitar virtuoso. In 1966, the first performance of “The Santana Blues Band” was organized. The band progressed quite fast and it was playing in various venues by the end of the 1960s, such as Woodstock festival. It has also been claimed that the band’s popularity was due to the new sound which it was playing, as it was previously stated – the fusion of rock and Latin music.
In his music, one can feel spirituality of Carlos Santana as well as his positive view on life. In addition to that, he is also known for his humanitarian efforts and founding an organization called “The Milagro Foundation”. This organization is known for huge donations it gives to disadvantaged young people. It has donated well over 3 million dollars to such young people.
In 2008, Carlos Santana released a movie called “Architects of the New Dawn”. Therefore, this involvement is also considered as an important source of increasing the total amount of Carlos Santana net worth. Thus, his name became known not only in music industry, but also in cinema’s.
He owes his fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Santana Burger” chain) in Mexico City, a Football Team (the “Autlán de Navarro Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondersantana – Mexico), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Carlos) and a fashion line called “Carlos Santana Seduction”.