What Is Pop Singer Johnny Mathis' Net Worth?

What Is Pop Singer Johnny Mathis' Net Worth?
Johnny Mathis attends the premiere of Apple Music's "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack Of Our Lives" | Getty Images | Photo by Paul Archuleta

Name Johnny Mathis
Net worth $400 million
Salary N/A
Annual income N/A
Sources of income Music
DOB September 30, 1935
Age 88 years
Gender Male
Nationality United States of America
Profession Singer, Record artist

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Singer and record artist Johnny Mathis is best known for his hit songs and albums, which have sold millions of units across the world. His records have been listed on 73 Billboard charts and he is the third-best-selling artist in the 20th century, and in the last 60 years. Mathis has an estimated net worth of $400 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth

Johnny Mathis, portrait, London, 1975 | Getty Images | Photo by Michael Putland
Johnny Mathis, portrait, London, 1975 | Getty Images | Photo by Michael Putland

Mathis’ career in music started at the age of 19 after he was discovered in an impromptu jam session by Helen Noga. Noga at the time owned multiple nightclubs, and she started managing Mathis. They booked multiple gigs, which boosted his fan following which he signed a record deal with Columbia Records.

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Don Costa and Johnny Mathis in the Columbia Records studios | Getty Images 
| Photo by Maurice Seymour
Don Costa and Johnny Mathis in the Columbia Records studios | Getty Images | Photo by Maurice Seymour

His first LP album was released in 1956 followed by his first record album "Johnny Mathis: A New Sound in Popular Song." He then recorded his two most popular songs, "Wonderful! Wonderful!" and "It's Not for Me to Say."

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In 1957, he released "Chances Are," which became his second single to sell a million copies, and in the same year, he released "Wild is the Wind," which featured in the film of the same name. It was also nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song.



His album, "Johnny's Greatest Hits" topped the Billboard for three weeks, spent 490 consecutive weeks and nine and a half years on the Billboard Top 200 album chart setting the record for the most number of weeks on the Billboard 200 albums in the US at the time.

In 1958, Mathis made his film appearance singing the song "A Certain Smile" in the film of the same title earning another Oscar nomination for Best Original Song.


He then released his two biggest hits "Gina" and "What Will Mary Say” in 1962 and 1963, respectively. In 1964, he established Jon Mat Records and continued making music. In the late '70s, his song "When a Child is Born" became the Christmas No. 1 single in the UK.

He recorded a duet with Deniece Williams called "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late," which was No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 pop chart and was certified gold and silver in the US and the UK in 1978. He then went on to release several duets with partners including Natalie Cole, Gladys Knight, and more.


Mathis has the longest tenure of any recording artist on the Columbia label. He has released 200 singles, sold 350 million copies, and had 71 songs charted around the world. He also had 12 TV specials and 300 television guest appearances on various shows. Mathis continues to perform live and still travels with his full orchestra.

As per Wealthy Gorilla, Mathis earns about $150 million per year from his live performances across the globe. He is further estimated to have made $200 million from record sales.

Mathis did not disclose his relationships for decades. In 2017, he confirmed to the US Magazine that he is gay, CBS reported. He also said that over the years he has had both girlfriends and boyfriends but he never married.

2003 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

1972 Star on the Walk of Fame: Recording

1979 American Music Award: Favorite Soul/R&B Song For the song "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late"

How old is Johnny Mathis?

Johnny Mathis is 88 years old.

What is Johnny Mathis doing now?

Johnny Mathis continues touring and he is currently touring with 14 upcoming concerts scheduled.

What is Johnny Mathis’ net worth?

Johnny Mathis has an estimated net worth of $400 million as of 2023, according to Celebrity Net Worth.


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