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Hal Ketchum Net Worth - The Complete Breakdown

Heisenberg Published On Fri Nov 27 2020   Modified On Fri Nov 27 2020
Hal Ketchum Net Worth - The Complete Breakdown

Grab all the details on the net worth of legendary country music artist Hal Ketchum, who recently passed away on November 23, 2020.

Country music singer Hal Ketchum passed away at the age of 67, on November 23, 2020, due to complications from dementia, according to his wife. 'With great sadness and grief, we announce that Hal passed away peacefully last night at home due to complications of dementia,' Ketchum's wife put out a statement on the late singer's Facebook page and website. 'May his music live on forever in your hearts and bring you peace.'

Hal Ketchum is best known for his country music hits such as 'Small Town Saturday Night' and 'Long Haired Country Boy.' He released his first album in 1988 and went on to release ten more albums in his lifetime. Below, we take a look at his net worth and learn how much he earned during his lifetime.

How Much Net Worth Did Hal Ketchum Hold During His Lifetime?

According to Idol Net Worth, singer Hal Ketchum held an estimated net worth of $20 million before his death. He made almost the entire amount of this net worth through his earnings as a singer, sales of his albums, and making money through concerts and tours. He was one of the renowned country music artists, which is why he was able to earn this tremendous amount of fortune.

Hal Ketchum held an estimated net worth of $20 million before his death.

Hal Ketchum held an estimated net worth of $20 million before his death.
Source: Entertainment Weekly

Hal Ketchum released 11 of the recorded songs he wrote himself under his debut album 'Threadbare Alibis' in 1988 on the Watermelon Records label. In 1991, he released his Curb debut album 'Past the Point of Rescue.' Four singles released from the album were absolute hits. Song named 'Small Town Saturday Night' peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. 

Hal Ketchum's own composition, 'I Know Where Love Lives' charted at number thirteen, which was also a single of 'Past the Point of Rescue.' The title track, written by Irish musician Mick Hanly, became number 2. Finally, the last single from the album was a rendition of The Vogues' 'Five O'Clock World,' which Ketchum took into the top 20 of Hot Country Songs in 1992.

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Hal Ketchum released the album 'Sure Love' in 1992, and its title track charted at number three on Hot Country Songs. Another single from the album, 'Hearts Are Gonna Roll,' also peaked at number 2, followed by 'Mama Knows the Highway' at number 8.

Hal Ketchum Released a Total of 10 Albums Following the Release of His Debut Album

Hal Ketchum's next album was 'Every Little Word,' which he released in 1994. Among the five singles of the album, Hal wrote the first two singles with former NRBQ member Al Anderson, '(Tonight We Just Might) Fall in Love Again,' and 'That's What I Get for Losin' You.' Those songs peaked at numbers 20 and 22 on Hot Country Songs in 1994, respectively.

Hal Ketchum released his album 'Every Little Word' in 1994.

Hal Ketchum released his album 'Every Little Word' in 1994.
Source: People

Two years later, Hal Ketchum released his greatest-hits package titled 'The Hits.' The album had the non-charting single 'Hang In There Superman.' Until 1998, Hal Ketchum did not appear on charts. In 1998, he reached number 36 with a cover of Todd Rundgren's 'I Saw the Light,' from his next album, 'I Saw the Light.'

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