A Week After This Country Music Star Performed At His Resort, He Suffered A Devastating Blow

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With a glittering career that many would envy, George Strait is undoubtedly one of the most famous country stars in the world. His successes haven’t made him immune to setbacks, though – and what happened to him in November 2017 is a case in point. During that month, Strait had performed at a charity concert for Feherty’s Troops First Foundation at his Tapatio Springs resort. Mere days after that event, however, disaster struck.

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It’s fair to say, though, that Strait is a very rich and successful man by practically anyone’s standards. Since 1981 – when the musician had his first hit with “Unwound” – he’s sold an incredible 70 million records, in fact. And that’s not even taking into account his numerous CMA awards and the Grammy for his 2008 album Troubadour. Consequently, his net worth these days is a whopping $300 million.

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Plus, there’s a philanthropic side to Strait, too. The star set up The Jenifer Lynn Strait Foundation in 1986, for instance – named after his late daughter and which raises money for children’s charities. In addition, Strait also does a lot of work with veteran and military organizations.

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