The Hello singer Adele, full name Adele Laurie Blue Adkins has the net worth of over $100 million. Her singing career is the main reason for such a huge amount of net worth as she started singing from the age of four. Adele recently changed her performance rights organization from BMI to SESAC, Variety confirmed.
Even though her first music album was released at the age of 19, the award-winning singer had already recorded a song at the age of sixteen. Along with the net worth over $100 million she also has a lot of awards and record-breaking albums.
The net worth of Grammy-winning Singer, Adele
Grammy Award-nominee of 2016, Adele is estimated to have the net worth of $125 million. Her major sources of income are music tours/concerts and her music career.
Adele's first album 19 sold over 7 million copies worldwide earning her the first few millions of Dollars. Her following album 21 that was released in 2011 sold over 31,000,000 copies across the globe, four times more than the first one. Besides that, her tour in North American and Europe had 51 shows which helped her collect $2 million.
Adele's third album and last album named after her age, 25, released in 2015 helped her collect $80.5 million just from tours. The album sold 3,380k in a week, meaning 1,000 copies in a minute.
Adele is one of those rare artists whose every album is a ma s sive hit and every song becomes larger than life.
Adele's Career in Music and Awards
Adele is a gifted singer, she was born with this gift. The award-winning actress did her first song at the age of sixteen, it was titled Hometown Glory, the song was inspired by her hometown but it had no commercial success.
How Adele came to become a global music icon is straight out of a Hollywood movie kind of a story. So, she had made a demo tape and given it to a friend who went on to upload it on the internet. Thanks to the friend, the demo got the attention of Richard Russell, the CEO of XL Recording.
She started working on her album 19 under the XL recording label, the album released in the winter of 2008. It was a ma s sive hit with 7 million copies sold worldwide.
Later in January 2011, Adele came up with her second album 21 which topped thirty different music charts around the world. The album sold over 31 million copies across the globe. The album also won the prestigious Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2012.
After a huge success in her career, Adele took a four-year long break, got married and had kids, you know simple things people do while on a hiatus!
On 25 November 2015, Adele made a comeback, with her third album 25. Her first released single Hello created a stir worldwide
The album was sold over 3 million copies within the first week and broke many records and won her another Grammy for Album of the Year. In total, she has five Grammy Awards, an Academy, Award, and a Golden Globe.
Now the star singer, Adele is on the road for her 2017 tour which started from February of 2016 and will continue till July 2, 2017. It is estimated that more than 4 million fans will be attending these shows. The new mother and our age defining singer, Adele, let's hope, will keep coming out with such great albums.