Sammy Hagar
Sammy Hagar
Real Name/Full Name Samuel Roy Hagar
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Sammy Hagar
Birth Place: Salinas, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 October 1947
Age/How Old: 76 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’11”
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Bobby Hagar
Mother – Gladys Hagar
Siblings: Yes (Velma Hagar, Robert Hagar and Bobbie Hagar Harrell)
School: Fontana High School
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kari Karte (m. 1995), Betsy Berardi (m. 1968-1994)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Aaron Hagar, Samantha Hagar, Andrew Hagar and Kama Hagar)
Profession: Vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur
Net Worth: $160 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Samuel Roy Hagar was born on 13th October 1947 in Salinas, California, United States, to Robert Hagar and Gladys Hagar. Sammy Hagar is a very famous and successful musician, guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and businessman of America. In the musical world, Sammy is also known by the name, The Red Rocker. Sammy Hagar has released many songs till and he has been a part of multiple bands and groups.

He began his career with the band named Montrose in 1970. Later he changed his path to solo artist. In 1984, he released a song named I Can’t Drive 55. The song became a massive hit, and his solo career kept rising. He is a very successful businessman too. Sammy has a restaurant chain, and he is the founder of a Tequila company.

Well, how well do you know about Sammy Hagar? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Sammy Hagar’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Sammy Hagar to date.

Biography and Early Life

Sammy Hagar is a very successful personality for some time now, but his past was not that easy. Sammy Hagar was born in Salinas, California, and he was also raised there for some time. Sammy has spent most part of his childhood with his parents and three siblings. His father was an alcoholic as well as a boxer.

He was known as an alcoholic boxer. His alcoholic father has created a lot of trouble for him and his mother. He left his father at the age of 10 with his mother and siblings for their own sake. They started living in Fontana, California, and from there, Sammy Hagar has completed his education. Sammy Hagar used to do several part-time jobs to earn his living.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Sammy Hagar in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Sammy Hagar’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 25th July 2024 having been born on 13 October 1947. Though, he is 5’11” in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Sammy Hagar hasn’t had very good educational qualifications. He has completed his high school studies at Fontana High School, which was situated in California. He has suffered a lot because of his alcoholic father, who used to abuse him and his mother and siblings too. Sammy Hagar was quite passionate about music, and he learned a lot when he was in high school.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Sammy Hagar With Wife Kari Karte
Sammy Hagar With Wife Kari Karte

Sammy Hagar has been in a relationship several times. He has also married two times in his life. His first wife was Betsy Berardi, whom he married in 1968. They shared some pretty good times together. The couple also became the parents of two children, Aaron and Andrew. They were living a very happy life together, but in 1994, Sammy filed for a divorce with Betsy.

Their 26 years of marriage was finally ended that year. Sam later married Kari Karte in 1995. They are still living together, and are very happy with each other. Sam and Kari are also the parents of two children, Kama and Samantha. Sammy Hagar is living a very happy and healthy life with his family and friends.

Sammy Hagar is also quite known for his love of Ferrari. He owns three or four Ferrari, and those are really expensive cars. Recently he has added another Ferrari to his collection. It is a LaFerrari which he had ordered. Sammy also has a Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1. He still has a Ferrari 512BB, which he has used in his famous song, I Can’t Drive 55.

Sammy Hagar is quite popular for his heavy metal music. He has released plenty of Hard Rock and Heavy metal music, which has increased his popularity and success.

Is Sammy Hagar Gay?

Sammy Hagar is a happily married man. He is enjoying his married life with his wife and children. He was also married to Betsy Berardi in 1968. They lived together for almost 26 years before separating in 1994. Currently, he is married to Kari Karte since 1994. He is also the father of four children, two from Betsy and two from Kari. So from the above data, we can say that Sammy Hagar is not gay; he is a straight man.

Professional Career

Sammy Hagar has started his career with the band named Montrose. They released their first album named “Montrose,” which has gained huge success. Since then, Sammy has released plenty of albums. Sammy has been part of many bands and groups in his career, like Montrose, Van Halen, HSAS, Sammy Hagar, and Waboritas, etc. He is also known as The Red Rocker because of his hard rock and heavy metal music.

Sam has gained success in his solo career from the song; I Can’t Drive 55. It was a massive success, and his popularity was grown exponentially.

Sammy Hagar is also a very successful businessman. He has a restaurant chain and a Tequila company named Cabo Wabo Tequila. He has few other ventures too, which has added to his success.


Sammy Hagar has won a few awards and accolades in his career. He won the Grammy Awards in 1985 for a song named Footloose. Sammy Hagar was also inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007 when he was a part of Van Halen. Sammy has also been nominated few times for his exceptional musical performance.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Sammy Hagar in 2024

Sammy Hagar Net Worth
Sammy Hagar Net Worth

Sammy Hagar is a very successful and rich musician as well as a businessman of America. Sammy has done a lot of hard work to reach here. He has released plenty of songs and albums with several bands and also as a solo artist. Sam also has few businesses, which has added to his wealth. As of 2024, Sammy Hagar has a net worth of $160 million, which is simply exceptional. Once, he used to do a part-time job to earn his living, and now he is rich enough to give jobs to others.

Sammy Hagar is a very famous celebrity in America. He is in the music industry for a long time now, and undoubtedly, he has achieved almost everything. He is also a very successful businessman, and he has few restaurant chains and liquor companies. Sammy Hagar is old now, but he is still busy with his projects and music. We hope that he keeps doing well in his life and lives a happy future.


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