Who is Garth Brooks’ ex-wife, Sandy Mahl? biography wiki
Sandy Mahl was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA on January 16, 1965 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she holds US citizenship. She is a songwriter, perhaps best known for being the ex-wife of Garth Brooks, a famous American singer and songwriter.
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Early life and education
Sandy was raised in Tulsa alongside her sister Debbie, by their father John Mahl who owned a small store and their mother Pat Mahl who was a homemaker. Sandy grew up with an interest in music, as her parents would play something most of the time they were home.
She attended a public high school in Tulsa, where she was physically active playing various sports and learned to play guitar and piano. Upon enrolling in 1983, Sandy enrolled at Oklahoma State University, and while she was playing basketball and being a cheerleader there – she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1987.
Songwriter career and other endeavors
Sandy launched her career when she began writing songs for Garth Brooks, several of which became very famous, including “I’ve Got a Good Thing Going” which was a major hit in the United States. She continued to write songs for other performers, but these were not as popular as those she wrote for Garth.
Sandy is also a wildlife rehabilitator and co-founded the Wild Heart Ranch, which is a wildlife rescue service based in Bushyhead, Oklahoma.
Loving life and marriage with Garth
Sandy and Garth Brooks met at a bar when they were both in college, and at the time Garth was working as a bouncer. They dated just a day after they met and two years later they married on May 24, 1986 in a small ceremony attended by their closest friends and family. In 1992 Sandy gave birth to their daughter Taylor Mayne Pearl, while their second daughter August Anna followed in 1994, and in 1996 they welcomed their third daughter Allie Colleen Brooks.
In March 1999, Sandy and Garth began living apart, as they filed for divorce on November 6, 2000, which was finalized on December 17, 2001. Five years later, on December 10, 2005, Garth married Trisha Yearwood , country singer and cook.
Since the divorce, Sandy has hidden details of her love life, but it is known that she has not remarried.
Hobbies and other interests
Sandy has loved animals since she was a teenager and has had many pets including dogs, cats and monkeys, while her favorite animals are horses.
She enjoys spending her free time in nature surrounded by trees and animals and likes to visit national parks and climb mountains. She loves to travel and has traveled the United States, but has also traveled to Europe on several occasions, visiting countries such as France and England.
She likes to watch movies in her free time, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Keanu Reeves, the late Robin Williams and Angelina Jolie, while some of her favorite movies are “The Matrix” trilogy, “Patch Adams”, and “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”.
Appearance and net worth
Sandy is 55 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) tall and weighs around 58 kg (128 lb).
As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $120 million, most of which she received as a divorce settlement – Garth’s net worth is said to be over $300 million.
Who is Garth Brooks? biography wiki
Troyal Garth Brooks was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA on February 7, 1962 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius and he holds US citizenship. He is a popular American country singer, perhaps best known for his blend of rock and pop style in country music.
Garth grew up in Tulsa alongside his sister Kelly and four half-siblings from his parents’ first marriages.
Her father Troyal Raymond Brooks Jr. worked for an oil company – he died in 2010, and her mother Colleen McElroy Carroll was a country singer, who died in 1999. At their home, talent shows were held weekly, and each child had play, which is how Garth learned to play guitar and banjo. He attended a public high school where he was very athletic as he played football, baseball, and ran track, and after enrolling in 1980, he enrolled at Oklahoma State University on an athletic scholarship.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising in 1984.
Garth launched his career as a musician in 1985, when he began performing in bars in Oklahoma. He released his self-titled debut album in 1989, which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. His second album “No Fences” was released in 1990 and reportedly earned Garth around $17 million. In September 1991, Garth released his third album, “Ropin’ the Wind,” and it reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200, the first time in history that a country singer topped the chart. His fourth album “The Chase” was released on September 14, 1992 but was not as successful as the previous three. He made his first world tour in 1993, followed by his second in 1996 which lasted two years before returning to the United States. He released several albums on the road, including his seventh album “Sevens” in 1997.
It was in 1992 when Garth first said he was considering retirement, which he repeated in 1995 but continued to perform. He became more serious about his retirement in 2000, when he officially announced it on October 26, but before which he released his final album – “Scarecrow” – on November 13, 2001. He has toured several times since his supposed retirement, as he and his wife Trisha have been performing online on Facebook since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Garth is a philanthropist who has donated over $5 million to charity, while his main focus is on helping children who are interested in sports, which led him to create the Teammates for Kids Foundation, which helps children who want to play baseball, hockey and football. . He is a supporter of same-sex marriage, and in 2000 he sang with gay singer George Michael at a concert for gay rights.