John Farnham is one of Australia’s most beloved pop icons, winning the hearts of the nation with classics like ‘You’re the Voice’ and ‘Cool Change’.
John’s 1986 album Whispering Jack is the second highest-selling in Australian history and launched him into not just the airwaves of Aussies, but of the world.
Born in Britain, John would go on to become one of our most famous Aussies, being named the 1987 Australian of the Year and winning 19 ARIA Awards, including an induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2003.
Now aged 73, John continues to be active in Australian public life as a musician and philanthropist.
What is John Farnham’s net worth?
As of 2022, John Farnham has an estimated net worth of $15 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Although he is best known as an adult contemporary singer today, the first stage of John’s career was as a teen pop idol, where he rose to popularity between 1967 to 1979 with hits like ‘Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)’.
John would go on to join the Little River Band as lead vocalist from 1982 to 1985, before skyrocketing to international fame with his solo career starting in 1986.
While he retired from full-scale national tours in 2003, John has continued to record music and perform live, even playing for the Australian Olympic Team in 2012 and joining Olivia Newton-John for their ‘Two Strong Hearts Live’ concert tour.
However, the many years of performing have taken a toll on John and he has developed health issues including tinnitus and hearing loss.
Recently, John’s health has taken a turn for the worse as he announced he was going into surgery after being diagnosed with cancer.
The surgery was a success and his tumour has been removed, with John’s condition currently stable.
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