Sonny Barger Net Worth 2023: Earnings, Income, Career, and Biography

Sonny Barger Net Worth

Have you ever thought about how you would be remembered after death? Or what legacy will you leave after leaving this very earth? These questions may look hard and thought-provoking. However, there are numerous individuals that got famous for their rage, criminal activities and distinctive style of living. Today we will share interesting facts about a personality who saw all the stages of life filled with lockups, disputes, revolutions and gang wars. Yes, we are talking about Sonny Barger, the founder of one of the oldest and most powerful outlaw motorcycle gangs, The Hells Angels. There will many people come and go, but no one can ever match the lifestyle of this motorcycle outlaw legend. Let’s go through Sonny Barger net worth 2023 and lifestyle before his demise in June 2022. 

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Sonny Barger Net Worth 2023

Sonny Barger was an 83 years American outlaw motorcycle gang leader. Many will be unfamiliar with motorcycle gangs in America as most people around the globe learned about the outlaws after their appearances in late nineties Hollywood movies. Sonny Barger is one of the founding fathers that came up with emerging bike gang leaders in the 1960s. During the prime of street gangs in America, he founded his Hells Angels Oakland California chapter club, which is now spread in 29 countries.

Sonny was an active member of his group, and other outlaws used to call him Chief and Boss Sonny. After his demise on 29 June 2022, it was revealed that Sonny Barger net worth is around 500k, excluding his house in his hometown. 

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Net Worth (2023)500k
Real NameRalph Hubert “Sonny” Barger, Jr
Profession Outlaw Biker 
Nick NamesSonny, The Outlaw, Chief and Hell’s Angel
Age (2023)83 Years Old 
Date of Birth October 8, 1938
Birthplace Modesto, California, US
Religion Under Review
Siblings One Sister (Shirley)
College/ University School Dropout
Height5ft 12in 

Sonny Barger Net Worth of Last 5 Years

The Net worth of Sonny Barger 2023           500k
The Net worth of Sonny Barger 2022 500k
The Net worth of Sonny Barger 2021430k
The Net worth of Sonny Barger 2020Under Review 
The Net worth of Sonny Barger 2019Under Review 
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Sonny Barger Career

After the foundation of the club sonny’s started to be highlighted in several criminal investigations. Similarly, his professional conflicts with rival and well-known motorbike gang “The Outlaws” is still the talk of the town. In America or all around the world, it is expected that bike gangs can be involved in criminal activities. Sonny’s club was also speculated to be involved in drug dealing, trafficking, gunrunning and other violent activities. Hence, for those reasons, Sonny spent fourteen years behind bars for cases such as heroin trafficking and bomb conspiracy. 

According to police investigations and reports by the United States Department of Justice and Europol, Hells Angels have always been involved in various crimes. That’s why Sonny Barger house used to be under the surveillance of local police. Sonny was also an author and actor, as he made guest appearances on the TV show (Sons of Anarchy) based on motorbike gangs from 2010 to 12. The show was inspired by Sonny Barger bike gang and personal life.

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Sonny Barger Biography

Chief Sonny was born in Modesto, California, and was left alone with his sister by her mother. Barger spent his childhood with his grandparent and drunk father. Due to his lack of interest and financial support, he was dropped from school after the tenth class. Sonny Barger height was 5ft 12in, and he joined the military in 1955. However, he was discharged after some time due to a fake birth certificate. 

Sonny Barger wife Zorana was with him till his last breath, as he married four times during his 83 years of lifetime. According to his ex-wife Sharon Gruhlke, they adopted a daughter (Sarah), and he didn’t have a biological child. Sonny Barger funeral was held in San Joaquin County, California, and around seven thousand Hells Angels members attended it.

Father name Hubert Barger
Mother nameKathryn Carmella
Marital statusMarried 
Wife  Zorana
Eye colourBrown 
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Libra
ChildrenOne adopted Daughter (Sarah)

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Some Interesting Facts About Sonny Barger

Was Sonny Barger Famous?

Even though Sonny had a criminal background and was part of a controversial gang, there was a craze about his personality in motorbike clubs. 

Was Sonny Barger part of Hell’s Angels Motorcycle gang?

Sonny Barger created the California chapter of Hells Angels in 1957. 

Which is the most powerful outlaw motorcycle gang? 

Hells Angels are the most powerful outlaw club, and Sonny Barger was the oldest member alive before his demise. 

Does Sonny Barger have a criminal background?

Sonny first spent ten years behind bars in 1973 and was jailed for four more years in 1988 for bomb conspiracy. 

Is Sonny Barger Sons of Anarchy a real story? 

There are a few elements that are inspired by real-life Sonny, as he also appeared in three episodes of television series.

Where are Sonny Barger children?

Sonny has an adopted daughter Sarah and he didn’t have any biological children. 

Who is in the Sonny Barger family?

For most of his life, Sonny lived with her sister and children and was married four times. 

What happened to Sonny Barger?

Sonny Barger death happened on 29 June 2022 in his hometown due to liver cancer.

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