Sonny Barger Net Worth: Everything That You Need To Know

Sonny Barger is a well-known character in American motorcycle culture. He is best known for his connection with the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, which he co-founded in 1948 and presided over for over two decades. Barger has been a divisive character throughout his career, but his impact on motorcycle culture is unmistakable. Sonny Barger’s age, height, income, and net worth will be discussed in this article.


Sonny Barger was born on 8th October 1038, in Modesto, California, USA. Robert Varger and Kathryn Carmella are his parents. There is no more detail about his family. Some sources say his father was an alcoholic person, and his mother deserted the family when he was only four. Well, his father raised him and her sister.

Once Barger indulged in a fight in school and assaulted teachers, and due to this, he was expelled multiple times. After some time, he lost interest in school and spent most of his time at a grocery shop. But he was still a student at Oakland High School in 1954 and established an Earth Angels group.

Sonny joined the army in 1955 and served for fourteen months. After that, he was expelled from there due to a fake birth certificate. After that, he worked various jobs before joining a local motorcycle club.


Barger became a member of the Oakland Panthers in 1956, the first motorcycle club he joined. After that, he and his close friends established the Oakland, California Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. It is a one percenter motorcycle club all; over the world.

An enlarged version of the Death’s Head patch was born by the Oakland Charter that Barger led. It was dubbed the Barger Larger. Hunter S Thompson is a popular American journalist and author who spent many years with members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle club to get a first-hand account of their lives and experiences to write his book “Hell’s Angels” that was published in 1967.

In 1967, a film named Hells Angels on Wheels was directed by Richard Rush. Sonny has a brief opening appearance in the film but does not deliver any dialogue.

Hells and Barger were mentioned in Tom Wolfe’s nonfiction book named “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” In 1968. This book is all about the personal adventures of Ken Kesey and his followers, known as the Merry Pranksters. Moreover, in 1970, he played a role in the movie titled ‘ hell Angels 69.’

The gang of Barger was also present at a rock concert named the Altamont Speedway Free festival that took place on 6th December 1969 in California, United States.

Moreover, he made an appearance in the documentary film Gimme Shelter. It was produced by a British and American filmmaker in 1970. In 1983, Sonny appeared in action, adventure, and crime pictures. Dead in 5 Heartbeats and Dead in 5 Heartbeats were released in 2012.

He shifted from Oakland to Cave Creek, Arizona, in 1988. He is an active member of the Hells Angels Chapter that is located there. Sunny was part of the thirteen and the last episode of the third season of the American action crime series named Sons of Anarchy that was broadcast on FX.

Barger and Utter had some screen time together and appeared in the series during one of the four finales broadcast on 19th November 2011 and titled “To Be, Act I.” next year, he appeared in the tenth episode of season five named Crucifix, aired on 13th November 2012.

Relationship Status

One good thing about Johnny is that he doesn’t care about his marriage. I tied the knot with my life’s love. Argеr, Zоrаnа, 2005. hоwеvеr, thеу rеmаnеd tоgеthеr nоw thаt thеу hаvе сhildrеn.

When the American author was told in 1983 that he had cancer from smoking for a long time, it was a hard time for him. As a result, his vосаl соrd wа rеmоvеd, but the good news is that hе wfе lеаrnеd tо uе hеr thrоаt muсlе fоr vосаlzаtiоn.

 Net Worth

Sunny is earning a handsome amount of money being an author, actor, and biker. According to the latest sources, Sunny Barger’s net worth is almost $500k. Most of his earnings come from the motorcycle gang named The Hells Angels.

Reason for Sunny Barger’s Death

On 30th June, it was reported that the notorious biker, Sonny Barger, had passed away at the age of 83, and his fourth wife will carry his legacy. The news was a break on Facebook.
Barger was fighting cancer, and that was the reason for his death.

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