Last Updated: April 23, 2024
Info
Category:
Richest CelebritiesSingers
Net Worth:
$800 Thousand
Birthdate:
Feb 21, 1986 (38 years old)
Birthplace:
Llandaff
Gender:
Female
Height:
5 ft 4 in (1.638 m)
Profession:
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Television presenter
Nationality:
United Kingdom
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What is Charlotte Church's net worth?

Charlotte Church is a Welsh singer-songwriter, actress, television presenter, and political activist who has a net worth of $800 thousand. Charlotte Church released her debut album, "Voice of an Angel," at the age of 12, which showcased her impressive soprano voice and sold millions of copies worldwide. As she grew older, Church transitioned into pop music, releasing several successful albums that blended her classical training with contemporary sounds.

Throughout her career, Church has performed for dignitaries, including Queen Elizabeth II and Pope John Paul II, and has collaborated with various artists across different genres. She has also ventured into acting, appearing in several films and television shows, such as "I'll Be There" and "Over the Rainbow."

In recent years, Church has become known for her political activism and outspoken views on social issues. She has been a vocal critic of the British press and has advocated for various causes, including women's rights and climate change awareness.

Lost Fortune

Despite earning over $40 million at the height of her fame (before taxes), Charlotte has been surprisingly vocal about the erosion of her net worth. 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 had dropped dramatically:

"I will have to work for the rest of my life, not because I want to but because I have to.  The tax man is looking at my accounts, wondering where I'm hiding all my money."

In an April 2024 interview, Charlotte claimed:

"I'm not a millionaire anymore."

Real Estate

In 2005, at the age of 20, Church bought a property in her native Cardiff for the equivalent of $600,000 USD. She later sold this property for the equivalent of $1.17 million. She then bought a manor with a 20-acre in the Vale of Glamorgan in the village of St Brides Major. In March 2024, a month before her "not a millionaire" revelation, Charlotte sold a home near Cardiff for $3 million, roughly $1 million more than she paid for the property in 2010. In her April 2024 interview, she claimed she was forced to sell the home for financial reasons and had moved to a semi-detached house nearby.

Early Life

Charlotte Church was born Charlotte Maria Reed on February 21, 1986, in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales. When she was born, her parents were already separated. They divorced, and her mother remarried in 1992. Her stepfather, James Church, adopted her in 1999. Church was raised Roman Catholic.

Charlotte got her start in the music industry in 1997 when she was 11 years old. She sang Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Pie Jesu" over the phone on the British television show This Morning. That same year, she performed on ITV's Big Big Talent Show. In 1999, Rupert Murdoch hired Church to sing "Pie Jesu" at his wedding. The connections Church made there led to concerts at a number of iconic venues, including the Royal Albert Hall. Church also opened for Dame Shirley Bassey in Belgium. In 1998, Church received a scholarship to Howell's School Llandaff in Cardiff to study vocal techniques. Church left school a year later.

Career

Charlotte Church's debut album, "Voice of an Angel," was released in 1998. The collection of arias, sacred songs, and traditional pieces went double platinum in the U.K. and U.S. The album hit number one on the British classical crossover charts, making Church the youngest artist to achieve this. In 1999, Church released her second album, "Charlotte Church." In 2000, she released "Dream a Dream," a collection of Christmas carols. The following year, she released "Enchantment," an upbeat album of Broadway show tunes, pop, and swing. In 2001, she sang the end title song "All Love Can Be" for the film "A Beautiful Mind." She also appeared in the movie. In 2002, when she was 16, she released her greatest hits album, "Prelude."

The year 2005 saw Church pivot from classical music to pop music. Her first album of pop songs is called "Tissues and Issues," and four singles off the album were successful in the U.K. and peaked on the charts in the top 20. Church's "Tissues and Issues" was released in the U.S. four years later in 2009. In 2010, Church's final album to date, "Back to Scratch," was released. Since then she's released four EPs: "Glitterbombed" (2012), "Two" (2013), "Three" (2013), and "Four" (2014).

Writing Career

In 2000, Church released her autobiography "Voice of an Angel (My Life So Far)." She was 14. She released a second autobiography, "Keep Smiling," in late 2007.

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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.

On September 1, 2006, The Charlotte Church Show debuted. It ran for three seasons from 2006 to 2008. She won the Best Female Newcomer award for the show at the 2006 British Comedy Awards.

BBC One produced the documentary "Charlotte Church: Inside My Brain" in 2018. In the program, Church explores mental health and current research being done in the field of mental health.

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

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