Charlotte Church Net Worth
Charlotte Church net worth: Charlotte Church is a Welsh singer-songwriter, actress, television presenter, and political activist who has a net worth of $8 million. She rose to fame in childhood as a classical singer before branching into pop music in 2005. By 2007, she had sold more than 10 million records worldwide including over 5 million in the United States.
Early Life: Charlotte Church was born Charlotte Maria Reed on February 21, 1986, in Llandaff, a district of Cardiff, Wales. She was raised Roman Catholic by her mother Maria. Her parents were separated and eventually divorced. Charlotte was adopted by her mother's second husband, James Church, in 1999. She got her break in the music industry at age 11 in 1997 when she sang "Pie Jesu" by Andrew Lloyd Webber over the phone on the television show This Morning. She followed that up with a performance on ITV's Big Big Talent Show that same year.
Church was asked to sing "Pie Jesu" at Rupert Murdoch's wedding to Wendy Deng in 1999. This led to concerts at Cardiff Arms Park, the Royal Albert Hall, as well as opening for Dame Shirley Bassey in Antwerp, Belgium. In 1998, Church received a vocal scholarship to Howell's School Llandaff in Cardiff. She balanced school work with performing with the help of tutors. As a classical music singer, Church sang in English, Welsh, Latin, Italian, and French. Church left school at age 16.
Career: Her debut album Voice of an Angel was released in 1998. It was a collection of arias, sacred songs, and traditional pieces. The album was certified 2x Platinum in the U.S. and the U.K. With Voice of an Angel, Church became the youngest artist with a number one album on the British classical crossover charts. Her self-titled second album included operatic, religious, and traditional tracks. In 2000, she released an album of Christmas carols called Dream a Dream, which was her first departure from more classical music. In 2001, she released Enchantment, which included Broadway tunes as well as pop and swing. That same year, she appeared in the Ron Howard film A Beautiful Mind, for which she sane the film's end title song "All Love Can Be," as well as other vocal contributions to the film's score. In 2002, at 16, she released Prelude, her greatest hits album. The same year she was a part of the Royal Christmas show alongside Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. 2001 marked the end of her classical music career.
In 2005, Church released Tissues and Issues, her first pop album. Four singles were successful in the UK with "Crazy Chick" reaching number two, "Call My Name" number 10, "Moodswings" number 14 and "Even God Can't Change the Past" number 17. It took until 2009 for Church's pop album to be released in the U.S.
In 2010, Church released Back to Scratch. In May 2012, Church premiered three new songs "The Rise," "How Not to Be Surprised When You're a Ghost," and "Say It's True" on BBC Radio with Bethan Elfyn. Church released her first EP ONE on 4 September 2012. In December 2012, Church released the lead single from her second EP, "Glitterbombed" on The Line of Best Fit, an online music magazine. Her second EP TWO was released in March 2013. Church released the lead single from her third EP, "I Can Dream" via Soundcloud on 15 July 2013. Her third EP THREE was released in August 2013. Church's fourth EP FOUR was released inMarch 2014. She released a music video for the lead single from her fourth EP, "Little Movements" on YouTube.
Writing Career: Church released an autobiography titled Voice of an Angel (My Life So Far) in October 2000, at age 14. She released a second autobiography titled Keep Smiling in late 2007. In 2019, Church wrote many opinion pieces for The Guardian.
Television Appearances: Church has made a number of appearances on television shows. She appeared on Touched by an Angel, starred in Heartbeat's 1999 Christmas special, and appeared on episodes of Have I Got News For You in 2002, 2003, and 2012.
In the summer of 2006, Church began work on her own entertainment TV show, The Charlotte Church Show. After a pilot episode which caused some controversy and which was never released to the public, the series started its run on September 1, 2006. Church won a British Comedy Award for "Best Female Comedy Newcomer" in 2006, and the 'Funniest TV Personality' award at the 2006 Loaded Magazine's 'LAFTA' awards. In 2008, she was nominated for the Rose d'Or Special Award for Best Entertainer.
In 2018, Church appeared in the BBC One documentary Charlotte Church: Inside My Brain, in which she explores the subject of mental health and the various kinds of research being done in the field.
Personal Life: Church was in a long term relationship with Welsh rugby player Gavin Henson. The couple had a daughter, Ruby Megan born on September 20, 2007, and a son, Dexter Lloyd, on January 11, 2009. Church and Henson got engaged in April 2010. They broke up six weeks later.
Church started dating musician Johnny Powell in 2010. The couple got married on October 4, 2017
Salary Highlights: At the height of her fame in 2003, Charlotte earned over $40 million before taxes and expenses. After her career slowly began to cool off, Charlotte's net worth was $18 million by 2010. In 2013 her net worth reportedly dipped down to $10 million. In a July 2014 interview with the BBC, Charlotte admitted that her wealth has dropped dramatically.
Real Estate: In2005, Church bought a property in her native Cardiff—for a reported $600,000—which she later sold for $1.17 million. She then bought a manor with a 20-acre in the Vale of Glamorgan in the village of St Brides Major.
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 21, 1986 (34 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.638 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Television presenter|