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Peter Tosh Net Worth 2017, Biography & WikiPeter Tosh was a musician and singer who had a net worth of $3 million. Peter Tosh made his net worth performing together with the Jamaican band “The Wailers” in addition to his solo career. Tosh taught them the best way to play guitar, keyboards and percussion as well as in the mid 60’s they formed the band The Wailing Wailers. Junior Braithwaite, Beverly Kelso and Cherry Smith were also portion of the band. Their first single, “Simmer Down,” was a smashing success. They had many more after that, such as “Nice Time,” “Wake it up” and much more. but in 1965 Braithwaite, Kelso and Smith left the band and Marley left for Delaware, U.S.
Peter Tosh Net Worth $3 Million Dollars
In the meantime, Tosh and Bunny Wailer had joined a religious group known as Rastafarians and when Bob Marley returned, he too joined the Rastafari religion. Then they changed the name of the band to The Wailers and altered the type of the music expressing their political and societal views. Tosh and Wailer left band after Island Records President refused to issue his solo album. Tosh afterward began his solo career in 1976 together with his debut “Legalize It,” followed by his record “Equal Rights.” With his backing band, “Word, Sound and Power” he toured for the following couple of years. In 1987 three men broke into Tosh’s home and he was shot to death during a robbery at age 42.
Tosh’s specialized guitar, in the shape of an M16 rifle was said to be up for auction by his common law wife, Andrea “Marlene” Brown, but his son’s ceased the sale and Tosh’s guitar is to be put in a museum in honor of the father Peter Tosh.