Carrie Marie Underwood was born on 10 March 1983, in Muskogee, Oklahoma USA, and is a country music singer and songwriter, the winner of a number of Grammy, Billboard Music, Academy of Country Music and American Music Awards. Carrie Underwood is an inductee into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry.
So just how rich is Carrie Underwood, as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources have estimated that Carrie has a net worth which reaches the sum of $90 million, the biggest part earned as a country music singer and songwriter during a career which now spans just over 10 years.
Carrie Underwood Net Worth $90 Million
Her father, Stephen Underwood, worked in sawmill whereas her mother, Carole Underwood, was an elementary school teacher. As a young girl, Carrie Underwood sang in church and at local events, and nearly started her singing career then when just 14, but finished her education matriculating from Checotah High School in 2001, and then graduating from Northeastern State University with a degree in mass communication in 2006. However, she immediately tried her hand as a professional singer/musician/songwriter.
Carrie Underwood rose to the prominence participating in and winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. Carrie Underwood added much to her net worth and overwhelmed the hearts of many people who became her fans during the course of the show. In addition, Carrie’s net worth significantly rose after the show; up to date she has released 18 singles, 4 studio albums, a video album, 23 music videos and a soundtrack. All of her albums and almost all singles have reached first place in US Country Chart. According to the sales her albums have been certified thus – ‘Some Hearts’ (2005) seven times platinum in the US, three times platinum in Canada, ‘Carnival Ride’ (2007) three times platinum in US, platinum in Canada, ‘Play On’ (2009) two times platinum in US, platinum in Canada and gold in Australia, ‘Blown Away’ (2011) platinum in US and Canada.
During her career Underwood has made six tours across US which have also increased her net worth. She appeared as a guest on “Saturday Night Live” in 2007, and is a co-host and a guest at The Country Music Association Awards since 2008. She has also appeared in television series and shows ‘The Buried Life’, ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’, ‘Blue Bloods’, ‘CMT Crossroads’, and had a part in the Sean McNamara directed film ‘Soul Surfer’ in 2011.
Carrie Underwood has also increased her net worth working with companies such as Olay, Nintendo, Sketchers, Target and others. It has been stated that she is one of the highest paid American singers, and it is expected that her income and net worth will continue to rise.
In her personal life, in 2010 Carrie Underwood married her long-term boyfriend, hockey player Mike Fisher, and they have a son. Underwood adores animals and is vegan. She speaks for animal rights and donates money for the same reason. She has also helped to raise funds for sick and abandoned children. She was the spokesperson of the Pedigree adoption drive and Vitamin Water. Underwood states that she is fond of reading and Stephen King is the favourite author of the singer.
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