Sandy Mahl Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Nov, 2019
Facts of Sandy Mahl
Date of Birth: 1965 , January-16
Age: 56 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
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American Songwriter, businesswoman, and co-founder of Wild Heart Ranch, Sandy Mahl is an accomplished woman in her field but in popular media, she is known as the ex-wife of country music legend Garth Brooks. She wrote the song I’ve Got a Good Thing Going from Garth Brooks’ for the Brooks’ debut album Hungry Years that was released back in 1986.        

Who Is Sandy Mahl?

Sandy Mahl was born on January 16, 1965, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States of America to mother Pat Mahl, and father John Mahl. She is a Capricorn which describes her personality as attentive, brave, patient, and resistant.

Mahl has a sister named Debbie Mahl. Mahl belongs to White ethnicity and is an American by nationality. She spent the majority of her childhood in her hometown Tulsa with her family. 

CAPTION: Sandy Mahl's photo at an event. SOURCE: myCast

While Garth refuses to reveal the name of her high school she was an avid cheerleader who ran track and played basketball in high school. Mahl went to Oklahoma State University in Stillwater for her higher education after which she pursued a professional career.   

Sandy Mahl’s Career

Mahl is a successful businesswoman and songwriter who made a name for herself in the business world as a tycoon. She wrote the song for her ex-husband’s debut album I’ve Got a Good Thing Going in 1986.

To add to her songwriting career she wrote the song That Summer which was a hit. She also wrote If Tomorrow Never Comes was covered by globally recognized stars like Ronan Keating and Barry Manilow.

Brooks is also the co-founder and vice-president of the rescue service Wild Heart Ranch.

The video below is an interview of the esteemed businesswoman and vice-president. 

Her ex is also an accomplished music star and country artist. Brooks started his musical career back in 1985 and got breakthrough success in 1989-1990. Although his beginnings were humble as of February 2019.

Sandy Mahl’s Net Worth

Mahl is a stellar example of a strong and successful woman, form her career as a songwriter, businesswoman, and vice-president of rescue service, she amassed a whopping net worth of $125 million. The majority of her net worth comes as part of her divorce settlement with Brooks.

Brooks is reluctant to reveal her earnings from her career, however, the average earning of a songwriter is $43,000 a year.

Like herself, her ex-spouse is also valued at a jaw-shattering net worth of $330 million and earns a reported salary of almost $90 million a year. 

In November 2014, Sandy's ex-spouse Grath put his French country style Oklahoma house up in the market for $3.5 million. His house boasts seven bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms. 

Who Is Her Husband? 

Mahl chooses not to reveal her current relationship status to the media and public but due to the lack of news and evidence, we can assume that she is currently single and unmarried. However, in the past, she was married to superstar country singer Garth Brooks.

The couple met when Brooks was a bouncer in a bar and broke up a fight that involved Mahl. After the couple met they dated for a while and tied the knot in 1986. They were blessed with 3 children during the course of their relationship.

All of their children together are daughters, Taylor Brooks born in 1992, August Brooks born in 1994, and Allie Brooks born in 1996. The couple filed for divorce in 2000 and it was finalized in December of 2001. The court ordered Brooks to pay $125 million as a settlement.  

Garth, as of 2019, is married to Trisha Yearwood. The couple tied the knot in a private ceremony on December 10, 2005. 

On the other hand, Mahl is inactive in the dating scene and is not involved in any affairs.