Kelly Clarkson-the most successful American Idol winner and her net worth!
Beautiful and melodious Kelly Clarkson shot to fame when she won season 1 of American Idol in 2002. She continues to enchant people and her career has taken a good shape ever since she won at the show.
It has been reported by celebritynetworth.com that Kelly now has a net worth of $ 28 million. So how did this youngest daughter of an English teacher go on to have such a successful career and a handsome net worth?
Let us find out!
Kelly Clarkson and her ‘American Idol’ win
Kelly has been one of the most popular and successful American Idol winners. Carrie Underwood is the other winner who competes with Kelly for success post-American Idol.
Kelly had received prize money of possibly $ 650000 and also a recording contract with RCA Records. She also got signed to 19 Recordings and S. Records. Her deal with RCA Records was worth $ 1 million. This was just the start for this young singer.
Post-win her albums
In 2003, she released her debut album called Thankful. Billboard had revealed at that time that Kelly gets paid an amount of $ 1-3 million per studio album that she releases with the company. She was with the record label until 2016 when she split due to disputes with producer Dr. Luke with whom she did not want to work.
The same year, Kelly signed up with Atlantic Records but the contract details between them were kept confidential.
— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) June 24, 2016
Kelly had tweeted at that time on this matter. Kelly has released around 8 studio albums and her albums have sold more than 25 million copies globally. Her singles have sold more than 45 million copies worldwide.
All these have definitely contributed to her net worth. She also has done promotional activities post-win and this too gave her a lot of earnings.
Kelly has also done 8 tours and 5 co-tours from 2002 to 2018. These also added to her wealth.
The coach on the 14th season of The Voice
Kelly has been selected to be the coach on the 14th season of The Voice show. She will get the second-highest salary after Blake Shelton and it is around $ 14 million. Blake has been a regular coach on the show and it justifies her high paycheck.
Her marriage to Brandon Blackstock
Kelly Clarkson met talent manager Brandon Blackstock and started dating him in 2012. The couple got married on 20 October 2013 at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee.
Brandon has a son and daughter from a previous marriage. The couple now has a daughter born in 2014 and a son born in 2016. Brandon is said to have a net worth of $ 5 million.
The real estate investments
Kelly along with her husband has invested a lot in the real estate. Kelly and Brandon had purchased a mansion in Hendersonville, TN. It has a total area of 20000 square feet and is a waterfront estate. The purchase money was $ 286000.
The couple had done some internal renovations on it. In March 2017, they decided to sell it for $ 8750000. This also gave them a good profit margin. The ad was thus:
— Alex Narvaez (@RANBlanco) March 23, 2017
Reports are that now Kelly is ready to sell her lakeside mansion in Henderson, Tennessee for $7.5 Million.
We all are happy for this hardworking singer and wish her the best in her life!