Facts of Sam Farrar
|Full Name||Samuel John Farrar|
|Birth Name||Samuel John Farrar|
|Birth City||Los Angeles, California|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||John Farrar|
|Father Profession||Guitarist, Songwriter|
|Mother Name||Pat Carroll|
|No Of Children||2|
|Education||The Buckley School, Pitzer College|
|Date of Birth||June 29,1978|
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.
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.
Well, the bassist later appeared in the cover of the pop band's 6th album Red Pill Blues (2017).
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.
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.
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).