Jerry Garcia Net Worth, What is Jerry Garcia’s Net Worth: Jerry Garcia was an American musician who had a net worth of $ 40 million. Born Jerome John “Jerry” Garcia on August 1, 1942 in San Francisco, California, Garcia died on August 9, 1995. Best known for his work as a guitarist, singer and songwriter in the Grateful Dead band, formed in the 60s. The son of a Spanish immigrant, García studied piano when he was a child and later turned to guitar as a teenager. At age 17 he dropped out of high school and spent nine months in the United States Army before being dishonorably discharged. He then began to play folk and blues guitar in clubs in The Bay Area (San Francisco, California), while simultaneously working as a salesman and music teacher. The band Grateful Dead initially called Warlocks, but it was changed when the group discovered that there was another band of the same name. Since the start of the Grateful Dead was during the drug and LSD movement in the ’60s, the band initially played’ psychedelic ‘rock but moved to a more diverse rock style in the’ 70s. In 1974, members of the Grateful Dead They started to go on their own and Jerry Garcia was no exception. Unfortunately, García’s battle with drugs caused him to be arrested and subsequently sent to a treatment center. When he experienced a diabetic coma, Garcia changed his life and Grateful Dead returned in 1987 with the hit single Touch of Gray from his album In the Dark. Garcia met his first wife, Sara Ruppenthal, in 1963. They married in 1963 and had a daughter, Heather, that same year. His second wife, Carolyn Adams, is the mother of Garcia‘s second and third daughters, Annabelle and Theresa. He married Deborah Koons on the Valentine’s Day of 1994.