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Full NameSamuel John Farrar
First NameSamuel
Middle NameJohn
Last NameFarrar
Birth NameSamuel John Farrar
ProfessionMusician, Bassist
Birth CityLos Angeles, California
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameJohn Farrar
Father ProfessionGuitarist, Songwriter
Mother NamePat Carroll
Mother ProfessionSinger
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseStephanie Eitel
No Of Children2
EducationThe Buckley School, Pitzer College
Height188 cm
Weight79 kg
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Date of BirthJune 29,1978
Age41 years

Sam Farrar, an American-Australian musician turned professional since 1994, gained fame as a member of the popular bands Phantom Planet and Maroon 5 (2012- Present).

Starting as a touring member for Maroon 5, the 41-year-old bassist became its official member in 2016 & played for the band's RIAA Platinum album Red Pill Blues (2017).

Having worked a musician for the groups like Operation Aloha and Jasmine Ash, Sam is also a song-writer & had penned the Maroon 5's song 'Woman' for the album Call and Response: The Remix Album (2008).

How Much Is Sam Farrar's Net Worth In 2019?

Indeed, through his ventures with popular bands like Phantom Planet and Maroon 5, Sam Farrar made a considerable sum of money.

Professional for over 2 decades, the California-born musician owns the net worth of $8 million as of November 2019. Farrar's music career is the main source of his income, though keeps the payroll figure low-key.

Since Sam has penned songs for Maroon 5, it's certain that he possibly made a chunk from the royalty.

Bassist Sam Farrer is bassist for pop-bands Maroon 5 and Phantom Planet
Bassist Sam Farrer is bassist for pop-bands Maroon 5 and Phantom Planet, owns $8 million

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As reported by The Richest, the net worth of the band Maroon 5 is $45 million.

Well, Farrar is worth more than Maroon 5 pianist PJ Morton ($2 million) but less than that of Maroon 5 co-member & frontman Adam Levine who has a net worth of $120 million; earns $14 million through The Voice.

Also, his Phantom Planet vocalist Alex Greenwald has a worth of $5 million; the band's worth is around $16 million.

Band Venture: Became Official Member of 'Maroon 5' In 2016

In 1994, Sam Farrar formed the rock band Phantom Planet, currently consisting of the members Alex Greenwald (vocals, rhythm guitar), Darren Robinson (lead guitar) and Jeff Conrad (drums).

After 14 years with the band, the American-Australian musician left briefly in 2008 and returned in 2019, being associated ever since.

Already a band member of Operation Aloha with members of other bands Gomez and Maroon 5, Sam joined as a touring member for 'Maroon 5' in 2012. Moreover, Sam filled-in for Mickey Madden on the bass guitar on the 'Overexposed Tour' in Argentina.

Sam Fareer with his Maroon 5 band members
Sam Fareer with his Maroon 5 band members

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In late 2016, following some tours with the band, Sam Farrar became the official member of 'Maroon 5' joining Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, James Valentine, Matt Flynn, and PJ Morton.

Well, the bassist later appeared in the cover of the pop band's 6th album Red Pill Blues (2017).

Albums Released

With the band Phantom Planet, Sam Farrar released 4 studio albums: Phantom Planet Is Missing (released in 1998), The Guest (2002), Phantom Planet (2004) and Raise the Dead (2008).

The 1994-formed band's track 'California' became the theme song for the Fox TV series The O.C.

As an official member of Maroon 5, the American-Australian musician contributed to the RIAA Platinum-certified album Red Pill Blues (2017).

'Maroon 5' Earnings

Before Sam joined the band, 'Maroon 5' already had released 5 studio albums & some hit singles including She Will Be Loved, Moves Like Jagger, Payphone, One More Night and Sugar.

Songs About Jane (June 25, 2002)4-time RIAA Platinum$10 million (worldwide)
It Won't Be Soon Before Long (May 22, 2007)2-time RIAA Platinum$2.3 million (sales in the US)
Hands All Over (September 21, 2010)RIAA Platinum$1.3 million (in the US)
Overexposed (June 26, 2012)RIAA Platinum$2.2 million (worldwide)
V (September 2, 2014)3-time Platinum by RIAA$1 million

Did you know? The revenue from the 'Maroon 5 World Tour' was reported to be $15.1 million in 2015.

Resides In Los Angeles, California

Currently, Sam Farrar lives in his hometown Los Angeles, California with his wife Stephanie Eitel and 2 children, however, is yet to open up about the worth of his house.

Well, the median house price in Los Angeles is $696,900 with house insurance cost of around $1,423 per year.

Sam Farrrer lives in Los Angeles with his wife Stephanie & 2 children
Sam Farrrer lives in Los Angeles with his wife Stephanie & 2 children

Source: Instagram @samfarrar

The Maroon 5 band member, an avid user of Instagram is quite low-key about his asset disclosure, though often posts about travels & adorable moments with his family.

Involvement In Charity

Aside from a successful music career, the 6 ft. 2 inches tall bassist also introduces himself as an active charity worker.

With his band 'Maroon 5', Sam has associations with 38 charitable organizations including the American Cancer Society, Feeding America, Ryan Seacrest Foundation, WWF and Global Green, supported by other music figures like John Legend, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus & many others.

In February 2019, the Maroon 5, joined NFL & Interscope Records pledged a donation of $500,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Born In A Family Of Musical Background

Sam Farrer was born on June 29, 1978, in Los Angeles, California, to father John Farrar, a member of The Shadows and mother Pat Carroll, an Australian pop singer.

His father wrote songs for Olivia Newton-John's hits & produced most of her albums.

The attendant of The Buckley School, Sam, graduated from Pitzer College.

Father of 2 Children: Wife Is A Singer

Farrer is happily married to his wife Stephanie Eitel, a former member of the indie-pop band Agent Sparks. She was the lead vocalist & played the keyboard.

Sam Farrar and his wife Stephanie Eitel are parents to 2 children
Sam Farrar and his wife Stephanie Eitel are parents to 2 children

Source: Instagram @stepheitelfarrar

Well, the couple is yet to open up about their marriage details but are reportedly together for 12 years. They share 2 children together: daughter Vesper Pearl Farrar (born on August 6, 2009) and son Flynn Roscoe Farrar (born on January 14, 2014).

Updated On Mon Nov 25 2019 Published On Sun Nov 24 2019 By