Tom Hall net worth 2021: Thomas T. Hall, popularly known as Tom T. Hall, was an American country music singer, instrumentalist, novelist and song writer who was very popular during the 1930-early 2000s. He is know for his popular 12 smash hit songs which won him the Grammy award and other recognitions.
A couple of his songs had made it to the Top 10 including No. 1 international Pop Cross over hit “Harper Valley PTA” and “I Love”, which made it to No. 12 on Billboard Hit 100. He has been ranked among Top 100 list of Rolling Stones Greatest Songwriters. Keep reading, as we bring you thrilling facts about Tom T. Hall’s life death and net worth as at the time of his demise.
Tom Hall net worth Profile
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Net worth: $5 million
Full Name: Thomas T. Hall
Date of Birth: May 25,1936
Occupation: Song writer, singer, novelist
Marital Status: widowed
Years Active: 1967-August 2021.
Tom T. Hall was born in Olive Hill Kentucky in United States on 25th May, 1936. While growing up, Tom T. Hall had this burning desire to become music icon, and so he began to organize a band which he named “Kentucky Travelers” which used to perform before movies for traveling theater. In 1957,Hall was listed in the German army where he began singing country songs on the Armed Forces Radio Net Work. Also while serving in the army, Hall used to write comic books about experiences as an army officer.
After he was discharge from service, Hall got enrolled at Roanoke College where he worked as a Disc Jockey (DJ) using the G.I.Bill to achieve that.
Tom T. Hall began his early career as an announcer at WMOR(1330 Am) and WGOH(1370) in Morehead and Grayson respectively. He became widely known as a song writer when popular music artiste Jimmy C. Newman had his song recorded by him in 1963. He soon began writing songs for other top musicians at that time and was earning $50 per day.
Hall’s songwriting hit its early prominence through “Harper Valley PTA” which was recorded by Jeanie C. Riley in 1968. The song went on to rank number one on Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Country Singles Chart within an interval of two weeks. Hall sold more than six million copies and later won the Grammy Award and CMA Award for Best album. Hall also released his own album following that of Riley which was tilted The Definitive Collection.
Tom T. Hall had recorded 35 studio albums, 9 Compilation albums, 50 singles with 8 number hit singles. He later succeeded Ralph Emery as the anchor of Pop! Goes the Country, a syndicated country music TV Show in 1980 before the show ended in 1982. He later retired from song writing and singing in 1994.
Tom T. Hall was the winner of the 1973 Grammy Awards for Best Album Notes
In 2008,Hall was inducted into The Country Music Hall of Fame
Hall was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2019.
Tom T. Hall got married to Dixie Hall, a bluegrass songwriter in 1969,though she later passed away on the 16th of January.
On August 20,2021, it was reported that country music legend had passed away at his home in Franklin, Tennessee, living his son Dean Hall to mourn his death.
Apart from song writing, Hall had written several books back in the 70s, we have compiled a list of his books.
- How I Write Songs, Why You Can
- The Songwriter’s Handbook
- The Storyteller’s Nashville
- The Laughing Man of Woodmont Coves
- The Acts of Life
- Spring Hill, Tennessee
- What a Book!
Tom Hall net worth
As at the time of his death, Tom T. Hall had an estimated net worth of $5 million.