Quick Facts of
- First NameKelly
- Last NameRowland
- Net Worth$ 20 million
- CareerActress, Singer
Multitalented celebrity Kelly Rowland is well known in both the music and film industry. Perhaps best known for her tenure with the superhit pop group Destiny’s Child, she is a chart-topping singer with hits like Simply Deep, Talk a Good Game, etc.
Besides that, her work as an actress includes Freddy vs. Jason, Think Like a Man, among others. Additionally, she is also a TV personality who has worked on shows like The Fashion Show (US), The X Factor (UK), among others.
What Is Former Destiny‘s Child Singer Kelly Rowland’s Net Worth?
As of March 2020, Kelly Rowland has a net worth of around $20 million. The main source of her income is from her work as a singer and actress.
Her career started with the girl group named Girl’s Tyme in 1992. At the time it was a six-member group consisting of Beyoncé Knowles, but Knowles’ father cut the group down to 4 people.
The group was signed to Elektra Records but was dropped before they released an album.
Income And Record Sales
Rowland is a baller and earns millions of dollars per year, in fact, the salary from her work on X-Factor alone in 2013 was $1 million.
Similarly, record sales are also a major part of her earnings, the table below lists her record sales for some albums.
|2011||$180,000||Here I Am|
|2013||$220,000||Talk a Good Game|
In addition to this, like other musicians who earn from concerts and gigs, she has also earned a lot of money from tours and ticket sales.
She earned $6,000,000 from her Ms. Kelly tour. Before this in 2003, she earned a whopping $16,000,000 from Simply Deeper Tour.
Rowland formerly owned a house in Sugar Land, Texas, the US where the average price for a house is around $311,585. Similarly, she also owns another house in Sherman Oaks.
The star bought the property for $3.5 million. The estate covers over 5000-square-feet and has a lot of modern features.
In 2019 she rented a house in Bondi Beach that cost her around $5,000 a week.
Breakthrough With Destiny’s Child And Worldwide Fame
After getting dropped by Elektra Records, Beyoncé’s father, Mathew Knowles quit his job and put all his focus on managing the group. He then negotiated a deal with Columbia Records. The group started gaining traction in 1997 and soon their single had entered the Billboard 200 chart.
Their track “No, No, No” was certified platinum by the RIAA soon after. Then a few lineups change later, the group released Say My Name which peaked at No 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and stayed there for three consecutive weeks.
Destiny’s Child’s best-known lineup consisted of best friends Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé Knowles along with Michelle Williams.
The group won over 144 awards and was the biggest R&B group in all the world before they disbanded in 2005, although even after disbanding they sometimes perform together like at the 2013 Superbowl.
Career After Destiny’s Child
Before the group disbanded Kelly embarked on a solo career on the side and released Simply Deep in 2002. The album has been certified gold.
Then in 2007, she released Ms. Kelly which also did well on the charts and sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide.
In 2014, she released Talk a Good Game which disappointed both commercially and critically.
Film And TV Career
Rowland first started her career on film in 1999 with a minor role in Beverly Hood. Then in 2003, she got a supporting role in the slasher film Freddy vs. Jason (Box Office: $116.6 million). 2005 saw the release of The Seat Filler in which she had the lead role.
Some of her other well-known films are God Save My Shoes, Think Like a Man, Bad Hair, etc.
She first appeared on a TV show in 2007, on Clash of the Choirs, the next year she co-hosted The Fashion Show (US).
In 2010, she was made a judge on the X-Factor (Germany) and has since worked on various iterations of the show in various countries. Likewise, she is also a judge on The Voice as of March 2020.
Kelly Rowland was born Kelendria Trene Rowland on February 11, 1981, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. to Doris Rowland Garrison and Christopher Lovett. She grew up in Houston, Texas, and moved in with Beyoncé Knowles’s family when she was just 14 years old.
Rowland is married to Tim Weatherspoon as of March 2020, the pair tied the knot on May 9, 2014, after beginning their relationship in 2011. They gave birth to a son, Titan Jewell Weatherspoon on November 4, 2014.