How much is Carrie Underwood worth? $140 Million
How did Carrie Underwood earn her money and wealth?
Carrie Underwood is an American based country singer, songwriter as well as actor. This flawless singer flaunts a net worth of $70 million. Carrie Underwood rose up to fame with the show American Idol where she won the competition in the year 2005. Carrie was born and brought up in the small countryside of Muskogee in Oklahoma, the U.S. The 34-year-old country and pop star has worked with renowned artists such as Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Ludacris, Brad Paisley, etc.
Her passion for singing began with singing in churches as well as talent shows. However, in the year 2006, a failure in certain record contract made her study the communications stream in college post which she worked in a zoo as well as a veterinarian’s office. However, she followed back her dreams with an audition for the talent reality show named “American Idol”. She bagged the first prize with a big contract of a million-dollar for the finale of season four. Post American Idol success, her very first single “Inside Your Heaven” topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with a No.1 position. With this, Carrie became one of the significant players in the country music genre.
Her debut album named “Some Hearts” got tagged as the 10th best country album with top-selling pattern during the SoundScan era. The album also earned her numerous Grammy nominations as well as awards like “Best Female Country Vocal Performance” and “Best New Artist”. As listed by Forbes, she has been tagged as the most successful winner from the reality show “American Idol”. She is also the only country artist with a chart-topping debut in the Billboard Hot 100. She is known to have surpassed the first American Idol winner, Clarkson by amassing more than double their worth. Carrie has sold around 65 million records all over the world. In the year 2007, Forbes stated that the average earning of Underwood between the year 2006 and 2007 was more than $7 million.
After her debut, Underwood has climbed the ladder of fame with consecutive hit songs such as “Cowboy Casanova”, “Last Name” and “Two Black Cadillacs”. Apart from performing on world tours for her album, Carrie endorses a wide variety of products along with some major companies like Nicole by OPI, Target, Olay, Nintendo and so on. With the help of multimillion-dollar associations, Carrie has managed to accumulate a net worth of more than $70 Million.
Carrie spent the major portion of the year 2016 on a world tour for her latest album “Storyteller” during which she performed more than 92 times in seven different countries. As per Billboard, this is the topmost country tour during the first half of 2016. Currently, she has taken some time off to spend time with family. Her favorite brands are known to be Bvlgari & Jimmy Choo.
What are the highest grossing albums of Carrie Underwood?
1-Some Hearts (2005): 9,000,000 units
2-Carnival Ride (2007): 4,000,000 units
3-Play On (2009): 2,300,000 units
4-Blown Away (2012): 2,000,000 units
5-Storyteller (2015): 1,000,000 units
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