John Rich is a country music singer and songwriter from America.

He is known for being a member of the country music band Lonestar. In the band, he used to play bass guitar and alternated with Richie McDonald as lead vocalist.

Rish joined the band in 1993 and departed from the band in 1998. After his departure, he began his solo career with BNA Records. He released two singles for the label.

He self-released the album, Rescue Me in 2001, inspired by a cancer patient named Katie Darnell. 

He joined Big Kenny to form the duo Big & Rich in 2001 and released three albums on Warner Bros. In  2007, the duo Big and Rich went on hiatus, and he began to work on a solo album, Son of a Preacher Man.

He had released two extended plays, Rich Rocks and For the Kids in 2011 before reestablishing Big & Rich in 2012.

NameJohn Rich
Date Of BirthJanuary 7, 1974
BirthplaceAmarillo, Texas, U.S.
Age 48
ProfessionSinger songwriter
Years active1981–present

Who Is John Rich's Wife, Joan Bush?

John Rich is married to his wife, Joan Bush.

He got married to Joan on December 6, 2008, and has not shared much about his wedding with the public yet.

The singer seems to have dated Joan for about five years before tying the knot. John and Joan have not been seen in public too much and are private about their personal life.

John Rich with his wife Joan sharing the good news of being pregnant.
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John and his wife Joan welcomed their firstborn child, Cash Rich, on January 10. 2010. They had named their son after the late Johnny Cash.

Cash was born just three days after the 36th birthday of John at a Nashville hospital. The singer was waiting for the arrival of his son and hadn't booked any New Year's Eve show.

The singer has not shared pictures of his kids and also has kept his children away from the limelight.

John Rich's Family Pictures

John Rich has not yet shared a whole family picture with his parents, wife, and children.

He is seen sharing pictures of himself with his dad and grandmother. 

John Rich lost his grandmother during her battle with stroke in 2020.
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John was close with his grandmother, who was like his mother. His grandmother's name is Cleda Ann Rich, and she was born in 1932 in Pampa, Texas.

She was famously known as Granny Rich and has been liked by many. She often appeared with Rich in public and stole the spotlight.

Granny Rich surprised people by collaborating with John to release Granny Rich Reserve of Rich's Redneck Riviera Whiskey.

She has spent her last twenty years as the owner and operator of an alterations shop outside Nashville.

Cleda passed away at the age of 88 in 2020 during her battle with stroke. John felt saddened by the demise of a mother life figure in his life and shared the bad news with his fans and followers on his Instagram feed.

John Rich's Net Worth In 2022

The net worth of John Rich is estimated to be about $9 million in 2022.

He has amassed millions of dollars from his album sales, songs, and shows. Similarly, he has also earned it by hosting reality shows and being judged in the shows.

In 2007, he hosted the reality show Gone Country. Similarly, the following year he was seen as one of the judges alongside Jewel, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Jeffrey Steele in NBC's Nashville Star.

 John Rich gifting back the 70 Plymouth Duster to his dad on his birthday which he sold to care of the family.
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He was also part of Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice and defeated Marlee Matlin in the finale, due to which he won millions of dollars he gave to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Rich has earned well from his profession and was able to give back the car, a 70 Plymouth Duster that was his father's favorite car, but he had to sell it to take care of his family.

On occasion of his father's 70th birthday, he gave the similarly car back to his father as a gift and shared his love for him.