You have probably heard of many American singers, who became popular all over the world and managed to earn a lot of money. But you will still be surprised who is on the list of the highest paid American singers.
You can’t start this list without giving Barbra a place of honor. After her beginnings as an actress on Broadway, she has performed so many musicals, movies and studio albums that you can’t mention just one. At 71, she continues to be the female singer who has sold the most in the United States, and in the dramatic area, she won the Oscar award for best actress for “Funny Girl” (1968) and the best song for “A Star is Born ”(1976). Other awards of her masterful career include eight Grammy, five Emmy, four Golden Globes and a Tony.
Aubrey Drake Graham, as dictates his birth certificate, lived his childhood in a basement and left school at age 15 due to his economic situation. However, this did not limit him to set goals. Drake age was 25 when he achieved the US $25 million milestone. And it far exceeded. Now, the artist generates $ 1 million per night of the show. And since money does not seem to be his only end, at that same age Drake graduated from high school.
With a dozen awards, Drake is now the artist with the most trophies won in a single Billboard Music Awards ceremony in history. Now he has 27, a number that no other musician owns. The 32-year-old Canadian rapper amasses a fortune of $ 100 million, according to Forbes in his annual list of “Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists of 2018”.
Although the critic did not accompany her in “Burlesque”, the last film she starred with Christina Aguilera, she has an extensive career in film and television that, together with her successful career as a singer, has elevated her to the podium of the most recognized pop culture artists in the United States. She started in music in the 60s in the duo “Sonny & Cher” with her ex-husband Sonny Bono, later arriving at the opportunities in the framework of the performance. One of her outstanding films was Silkwood (1983), in which she worked with Meryl Streep and made her deserving of the Golden Globe for best-supporting actress. However, it was “Moonstruck” (1987), a romantic comedy that she performed with Nicolás Cage, which led her to win the Oscar for best actress.
His overwhelming film career has made him a world-renowned actor, this being one of his best years, after winning the Oscar and the Golden Globe for best-supporting actor for his role as the transsexual Rayon in “Dallas Buyers Club.” On the other hand, he is the vocalist of the alternative rock band “30 Seconds to Mars”, who trained his brother Shannon in 1998 and will soon go on a promotional tour with “Linkin Park” in the United States and Canada.
Ariana Grande was born in the city of Boca Raton, in the state of Florida, the United States, daughter of Joan Grande and Edward Butera, who has an older brother, Frank Grande, who is also an actor; her family has Italian and Mexican ancestry. She entered the North Broward Preparatory School. Ariana dropped out of high school but remained enrolled, so the school sends her materials to study with private teachers. Also, Ariana Grande age was not that too much when she taught music and dance to children in South Africa every year as a member of Broadway in South Africa.
In 2008, Ariana played the role of Charlotte in the musical 13 on Broadway, a role that earned her the “National Youth Theater Association Award” as best actress, when she entered the musical, Grande dropped out of high school.
She began a successful career as an actress in the late ’80s and early’ 90s, and once she achieved some fame; she released an album, marking the realization of her dream of being a singer. One of her first and most remembered films is Selena, in which she had to play the role of the late Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla Pérez. In the musical field, between 2005 and 2010 she had a decline, after becoming a mother and presenting some problems with her record label, returning to prominence in recent years with the release of new songs that have had high diffusion and their appearances on American television.
It is one of the rare cases that have managed to go from being a teen idol to a respected artist in the musical area. After being part of the band ‘N Sync in the’ 90s, he embarked on a solo career that has brought him good dividends, although he took a long break, without launching new material between 2006 and last year. Precisely, it was during this break when he dedicated himself to strengthening his facet as an actor. Although he has not won great roles like others on this list, he has managed to keep up with titles such as romantic comedies “Friends with benefits” (2011) or “Bad teacher” (2011).