Mud Waters Net Worth: Muddy Waters was an American blues singer and songwriter with a net worth of $ 5 million at the time of his death in 1983. It is about $ 13 million in today’s dollars. He was best known for being the father of the modern Chicago blues.
Maud Waters was born in April 1913 in McKinley Morganfield, Mississippi County. He died in April 1983. He played guitar and harmonica. He started playing at the age of 17. In 1941 he was recorded for the Library of Congress. Waters went to Chicago in 1943 to become a full-time musician and recorded his first record in 1946. He recorded several albums with his band Little Walter Jacobs, Jimmy Rogers, Elga Edmonds and Otis Spahn, and occasionally Dixie. Mud Waters had several hit singles including “Hoochie Couchi Man”, “I’m Ready”, and “I Just Want to Make You to You”. He is best known for his debut live album at Newport 1960. Muddy Waters died on 30 April 1983 at the age of 70.
Estate fight: Incredibly, Muddy’s property took more than three years to settle. In 2018, his successors sued a former management company, paying royalties worth $ 2 million for the period from 2008 to 2014. Muddy’s daughter led a legal battle against a former manager who allegedly gave money to herself and family members. In a previous court filing, Maddy’s family member claimed that $ 50 million was owed related to “cost and stress damages” in trying to recover her copyright.