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Courtney Love Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Courtney Love worth? $150 million

How did Courtney Love earn her money and wealth?

Courtney Love is born on July 9, 1964. He is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and musician. She rose to stardom in 1989, with her band, Rock band Hole. Love has grabbed public attention for her phenomenal live performances and aggressive lyrics. After forming the Band Hole in 1989, she received attention from rock press for the group’s debut album, produced by Kim Gordon. Love has performed many live shows till now. In 1990, her performance with Holo was a super hit and she managed to make her huge fan following.

Hole’s another release in 1994, Live Through This, gave her the recognition she always wants and the album became her one of the highest-selling studio album. She also acted in movies besides singing. In 1995, she acted in a movie, The People vs. Larry Flynt produced by Althea Leasure in Miloš Forman. The movie hit the theaters with awesome box office collection and she was nominated for the movie for Golden Globe Award. Again in 1996, she saw a success with the release of her album, Celebrity Skin. The album was nominated for several Grammy Awards.

In the early 2000s, Love continued working in big budget movies like Man on the Moon (1999) and Trapped (2002). She released her first solo album in 2004, named, America’s Sweetheart. Besides being in the news for acting and singing skills, she was always surrounded by controversies. Because of her legal troubles and drug addiction habit, she underwent mandatory lockdown rehabilitation sentence in 2005. During this period she was in a process of launching her next solo album. The album later released in 2010 as a Holo album.

From 2014 to 2015, she launched her two solo singles and acted in a movie called Sons of Anarchy and Empire. In 2014, Love acted in several TV series in supporting roles, including the FX series Sons of Anarchy, Revenge, and Lee Daniels’ network series Empire in a guest role as Elle Dallas.

In 1989, Love married James Moreland but their marriage didn’t last for long. After this, she had a relationship with her Hole bandmate, Eric Erlandson. However, her most controversial relationship was with Kurt Cobain. After dating for long, they married in 1992, on Feb 24. In 1994, Cobain was found dead in his Seattle home and there was a gunshot wound to his body. During his death, Love was facing rehabilitation in Los Angles. After Cobain’s death, Love faced hatred among the Cobain fans.

What are the highest grossing albums of Courtney Love?

  1.    Celebrity Skin (1998): 1,400,000 units
  2.    America’s Sweetheart (2004) : 250,000 units
  3.    Nobody’s Daughter (2010): 33,000 units

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