Bear Rinehart Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Real Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On March 14th, 2022

William Stanley Rinehart, famously known as Bear Rinehart and Wilder Woods is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He is one of the people who founded the rock band Needtobreathe and was one of its lead singers. Ge worked with this band for many years, but in 2019 started a solo career with the stage name Wilder Woods.

Bear Rinehart's Net Worth

As of 2024, Bear Rinehart's net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Net Worth$3 million
Given NameWilliam Stanley Rinehart III
Famous NameBear Rinehart
Source(s) of FameSinger, Songwriter, Guitarist
Date of BirthSeptember 6, 1980
Place of BirthGreenville, South Carolina
RelationshipsMarried, Mary Reames,

Early Life

Bear Rinehart or Wilder Woods was born William Stanley Rinehart III on September 6, 1980, in Greenville, South Carolina. Nothing much is known about his childhood and education. We know that he has a brother Bo and a sister.

When Rinehart was young, his father was a pastor for Assemblies of God. So the whole family used to play music at the church service, thus giving a start to a musical career. Rinehart started to play in a band along with his brother during his early teens.

During his university years, he is known to have been a big receiver of the Furman University football team. Then he founded the band Needtobreathe along with his brother Bo. But the two did not have a good relationship.

Career Highlights

The famous American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, Bear Rinehart is among the founding members of the band Needtobreathe.

In addition to being a founding member of the rock band, Rinehart was also the lead singer. The co-founder of the band was his brother Bo, but the two never had a good relationship. In 2015, While still with the band Needtobreathe, Rinehart was nominated for a Grammy award.

While still with the band, Rinehart worked on his own as a featured artist. American Authors is one of the acts that featured his songs among many others.

After working with the band for a long time, Rinehart announced in 2019 that he is starting a solo career, acquiring the stage name Wilder Woods. He adopted this stage name from the names of his sons Wilder and Woods.

He released his first solo songs named “Sure Ain’t” and “Someday Soon” which were successful. Rinehart released his debut solo studio album under the name Atlantic Records in August 2019. This album came at No. 2 on Top Heatseekers and No. 20 on Billboard Emerging Artists. He released an album titled “Supply & Demand” which came at No. 27 on the Adult Alternative Songs chart.

Personal Life

Rinehart married Mary Reames some time ago, the exact marriage year is not known publicly. Now the couple has three sons, Waters Rinehart, Wilder Rinehart, and Woods Rinehart.

During his college years, Rinehart was an accomplished college football wide receiver. At Furman University from 1999 to 2002, Rinehart set records.

Social Media

It seems that Rinehart is not a social media person. The famous American singer, songwriter, and guitarist cannot be found on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.


Bear Rinehart started his musical career by founding a band named Needtobreathe. But later on, he pursued a solo musical career and made huge fame and success both ways. The world knows him today with his stage name Wilder Woods. The estimated net worth of Rinehart is $3 million.


Bear Rinehart has sometimes been associated with other Musicians such as Mary Anne Fahey, Roxie Roker, Uriel del Toro, Adamari Lopez, Margaret Trudeau, Betty Lynn, Johnny Lee, Robert Wolders, and Dave (Gruber) Allen.