Richest CelebritiesSingers
Net Worth:
$4 Million
Aug 8, 1976 (47 years old)
5 ft 5 in (1.664 m)
Singer, Actor, Master of Ceremonies
United States of America
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What Is Drew Lachey's Net Worth?

Drew Lachey is an American singer, actor, and producer who has a net worth of $4 million. Drew Lachey has earned his net worth as a member of the well-known music group 98 Degrees. Lachey won season two of the ABC reality competition series "Dancing with the Stars" in 2006, and he competed on "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" in 2012 but was the third contestant eliminated. With 98 Degrees, Drew has released the albums "98°" (1997), "98° and Rising" (1998), "This Christmas" (1999), "Revelation" (2000), "2.0" (2013), and "Let It Snow" (2017) and hit singles such as "Invisible Man," "Because of You," "The Hardest Thing," and "I Do (Cherish You)." Drew has also performed on Broadway, playing Mark Cohen in "Rent" (2004–2005) and King Arthur's loyal manservant, Patsy, in "Spamalot" (2008). In 2015, he starred on and executive produced the A&E docuseries "Lachey's Bar" alongside his brother, Nick Lachey, and he has appeared in the films "The Wisher" (2002), "The Comebacks" (2007), and "Miles Ahead" (2015) and the TV movie "Guess Who's Coming to Christmas" (2013).

Early Life

Drew Lachey was born Andrew John Lachey on August 8, 1976, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Drew is the son of Cathalyn Fopma and John Lachey, and his brother Nick Lachey was in 98 Degrees with him. Lachey attended Clovernook Elementary School and the School for Creative and Performing Arts, and he was a camp counselor as a teenager. Drew served as combat medic in the U.S. Army and worked as an EMT in New York City.


In the mid-1990s, the Lachey brothers formed 98 Degrees with Jeff Timmons and Justin Jeffre. They released their debut self-titled album on Motown Records in July 1997, and it reached #145 on the "Billboard" 200 chart and was certified Gold in the U.S. and 3× Platinum in Canada. The single "Invisible Man" also went Gold in the U.S., and it was a top 10 hit in Canada and New Zealand. They followed their debut with 1998's "98 Degrees and Rising," which was certified 4x Platinum in the U.S. and reached #14 on the "Billboard" 200 chart. The album featured the Gold single "The Hardest Thing" and the Platinum single "Because of You," and both singles reached the top 10 on the "Billboard" Hot 100 chart. The band's 1999 holiday album, "This Christmas," reached #27 on the "Billboard" 200 chart, and in 2000, they were featured on the Mariah Carey single "Thank God I Found You," which topped the "Billboard" Hot 100 chart. That year 98 Degrees also released the album "Revelation," and it reached #2 on the charts in the U.S. and Canada and went Platinum or higher in both countries. The single "Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)" was certified Gold in the U.S. and reached #2 on the "Billboard" Hot 100 chart and the  Canadian Singles Chart.

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From 2003 to mid-2012, 98 Degrees went on hiatus, then they reunited to perform at the Mixtape Festival in Pennsylvania. In 2013, they released the album "2.0" and embarked on "The Package" tour with Boyz II Men and New Kids on the Block. The band released the holiday album "Let It Snow" in 2017, and in 2022, they were featured on country artist Brett Kissel's single "Ain't the Same." Besides his work with 98 Degrees, Drew also co-hosted the 2006 Miss USA pageant and a few 2007 episodes of "Dancing with the Stars" (when Samantha Harris was on maternity leave). In 2009, Lachey hosted the reality series "HGTV $250,000 Challenge," and the following year, he starred as Corny Collins in a Pittsburgh production of "Hairspray." In 2015, Drew and Nick starred on the docuseries "Lachey's Bar" (also known as "Lachey's: Raising the Bar"), which followed the brothers as they opened a bar in Cincinnati. The series ran for 10 episodes, and the bar closed in 2018. In 2019, Lachey competed on the NBC reality series "American Ninja Warrior" in an episode filmed in Cincinnati, and in 2021, he appeared in the special "A Very Boy Band Holiday."

Personal Life

Drew married his high school sweetheart, Lea Dellecave, on October 14, 2000, and they welcomed daughter Isabella on March 23, 2006, and son Hudson on May 15, 2010. Lea was a choreographer and dancer for 98 Degrees, and she and Drew run the Cincinnati-based Lachey Arts, a "non-profit organization focused on using the arts to build a diverse community of young artists, empowering the creative spirit and giving the confidence and tools to change the world."

Awards and Nominations

In 2006, Lachey won a Teen Choice Award for TV – Choice Reality Star (Male) for "Dancing with the Stars." With 98 Degrees, Drew won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Breakout Artist in 1999, and the band earned nominations for Choice Music Group in 1999, 2000, and 2001 and Choice Music: Love Song for "Because of You" in 1999 and "Thank God I Found You" (with Mariah Carey & Joe) in 2000. In 1999, the group received a "Billboard" Music Award nomination for Top Pop Artist – Duo/Group and three "Billboard" Music Video Award nominations: Best New Artist Clip – Pop for "I Do (Cherish You)" and Best Jazz/AC Clip and Best New Artist Clip – Jazz/AC for "The Hardest Thing." In 2000, 98 Degrees earned a Kids' Choice Award nomination for Favorite Music Group.

Real Estate

In 2005, Drew paid $1.44 million for a 3,116 square foot, four-bedroom home in Woodland Hills, California. He also owned a home in Cincinnati, which he sold for over $1.2 million in 2016. The home includes four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, and it sits on close to 1.2 acres of land.

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