Quick Facts of

  • Net Worth$125 Million
  • First NameSandy
  • Last NameMahl
  • CareerSongwriter
  • Age57 Years
  • MotherPat Mahl
  • FatherJohn Mahl
  • WifeGarth Brooks

Sandy Mahl is an American songwriter as well as a businessman who is the co-founder of Wild Heart Ranch. She is also known as the ex-wife of country music legend Garth Brooks. Mahl was the writer of his song, I’ve Got a Good Thing Going from Garth Brooks for the album, Hungry Years released on 1986.  

Short-Bio of Sandy Mahl 

Sandy Mahl was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the USA on January 16, 1965. She is the daughter of  Pat Mahl, and  John Mahl. She was raised alongside her sister named  Debbie Mahl.

During her school days she was an avid cheerleader who ran track and also played basketball. Later on she joined Oklahoma State University from where she completed her graduation. 

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In 2006, she was diagnosed with Breast cancer. Following this, she prefers to stay away from the limelight which led her fans to think about her death but, she recovered from it.

Unsuccessful Married Life with Garth Brooks

Sandy Mahl met Garth while both of them were student at Oklahoma State University. After some months of friendship, they started dating.

Sandy Mahl with her ex-husband, Garth Brooks

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On May 24, 1986, they shared the wedding vows. They shared three kids together:  daughters, Allie Brooks (born in 1992), Taylor Brooks (born in 1994), and August Brooks (born in 1996). 

Later on, thier relationship started getting ups and downs due to the busy professional life of Garth and they decided to separate. They filed for the divorce on November 6, 200 and it was finalized on December 17, 2001. 


As of now, Sandy Mahl is living a single, and on the other hand, her ex-husband is married to Trisha Yearwood on December 10, 2005. 

Career as a Songwriter and Businesswoman; Her Net Worth

Sandy Mahl is a well-established businesswoman as well as a songwriter. She wrote the song named I’ve Got a Good Thing Going for her husband’s debut album in 1986. She has also written That Summer which was a hit and If Tomorrow Never Comes. 

She has also established herself as a well-known business tycoon who is the co-founder and vice-president of the rescue service Wild Heart Ranch.

Net Worth

Sandy Mahl has a calculated net worth of $125 million as of 2022. She became a millionaire after her divorce with her husband Garth. During her divorce with Garth, the singer paid her a whopping $125 million, which is still considered as one of the most expensive divorces of all time.