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Net Worth:
$12 Million
Nov 13, 1993 (30 years old)
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
Singer, songwriter
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What Is Julia Michaels' Net Worth?

Julia Michaels is an American singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $12 million. Julia Michaels began her music career writing songs for other artists before releasing her debut (Grammy-nominated) single "Issues" in 2017. Julia has released the EPs "Julia Michaels" (2010), "Futuristic" (2012), "Nervous System" (2017), "Inner Monologue Part 1" (2019), and "Inner Monologue Part 2" (2019) and the album "Not in Chronological Order" (2021). Her hit single "Issues" was certified 5x Platinum in the U.S., 6x Platinum in Canada, and Diamond in France, and it reached the top 10 on the charts in Australia, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Norway, Romania, Scotland,  and the U.K. as well as the U.S. "Billboard" Adult Top 40, Mainstream Top 40, and Dance/Mix Show Airplay charts. Michaels has also performed on tracks by Kygo ("Carry Me"), Justin Bieber ("Friends" remix), Clean Bandit ("I Miss You"), Keith Urban ("Coming Home"), 5 Seconds of Summer ("Lie to Me"), and JP Saxe ("If the World Was Ending").

Julia has written songs for artists such as Cash Cash ("Surrender"), Kelly Clarkson ("War Paint"), Rita Ora ("Poison"), Justin Bieber ("Sorry" and "The Feeling"), Shawn Mendes ("Nervous" and "Like to Be You"), and Christina Aguilera ("Right Moves" and "Deserve"), and she has penned numerous songs for Gwen Stefani, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, and Britney Spears.

Early Life

Julia Michaels was born Julia Carin Cavazos on November 13, 1993, in Davenport, Iowa. She is the daughter of Julie Scriven and Juan Manuel Cavazos, and her older sister, Jaden, is also a singer-songwriter. Juan changed his name to John Michaels because he wanted to pursue a career as an actor. The family moved to Santa Clarita, California, and Julia started singing when she was 12 years old. Two years later, she met a songwriter named Joleen Belle, and the two would collaborate on many songs for film and television, including the theme song for the Disney Channel series "Austin & Ally." When Michaels was 19, she met songwriter Lindy Robbins, and the two co-wrote Demi Lovato's "Fire Starter" and Fifth Harmony's "Miss Movin' On." At the age of 16, Julia began writing in the Hollywood Pop Circuits, and she met Justin Tranter, her songwriting partner, when she was 20.


Michaels released a self-titled EP in July 2010, and she followed it with "Futuristic" in 2012. Her first solo single, "Issues," was released in early 2017, and it was certified Platinum or higher in more than a dozen countries. Several artists wanted the song, but Michaels stated, "It was the first time I'd written a song that sounded so much like myself that I couldn't picture anyone else singing it." In April 2017, her song "How Do We Get Back to Love" was featured in an episode of the HBO series "Girls," and her third EP, "Nervous System," was released in July. "Nervous System" went Gold in Canada and reached #1 on the New Zealand Heatseeker Albums chart and #48 on the "Billboard" 200 chart. Later that year, Julia served as the opening act on the Oceania Leg of Shawn Mendes's "Illuminate World Tour." In 2018, she earned two Grammy nominations, Song of the Year for "Issues" and Best New Artist. That year Michaels' song "Heaven" was featured on the "Fifty Shades Freed" soundtrack, and she released the singles "Hurt Somebody" (with Noah Kahan) and "Jump" (featuring Trippie Redd). "Hurt Somebody" was certified 4x Platinum in Australia and reached #14 on the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Charts. Julia performed the song "In This Place" on the 2018 "Ralph Breaks the Internet" soundtrack, and she teamed up with Keith Urban for the song "Coming Home," which received a CMT Music Award nomination.

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In 2019, Michaels released the EPs "Inner Monologue Part 1" and "Inner Monologue Part 2" and the singles "Anxiety" (featuring Selena Gomez), "What a Time" (featuring Niall Horan), "Okay" (with LANY), "Hurt Again," and "If You Need Me." "Anxiety" was certified Gold in Canada, and "What a Time" went Platinum in Canada and Silver in the U.K. She also performed on the JP Saxe song "If the World Was Ending," which went 6× Platinum in Canada and 3× Platinum in Australia and the U.S. and earned Julia her third Grammy nomination. In May 2020, she appeared on the NBC songwriting competition series "Songland" and performed the song "Give It to You." Michaels released her debut album, "Not in Chronological Order," in April 2021, and it reached #183 on the "Billboard" 200 chart, #91 on the Australian ARIA Charts, and #97 on the Canadian Albums Chart. The album featured the singles "Lie Like This," "All Your Exes," and "Love Is Weird." In 2022, Michaels received her fourth Grammy nomination, Album of the Year, for the H.E.R. album "Back of My Mind." Julia co-wrote the song "Cheat Code" for the album.

Personal Life

After Julia collaborated on the 2018 song "There's No Way" with Lauv, the two dated for several months. In July 2019, Michaels began a relationship with Canadian musician JP Saxe, who she collaborated with on the 2019 Grammy-nominated song "If the World Was Ending." The couple split up in mid-2022.

Awards and Nominations

Michaels has earned four Grammy nominations: Best New Artist (2018), Song of the Year for "Issues" (2018) and "If the World Was Ending" (2021), and Album of the Year for H.E.R.'s "Back of My Mind" (2022). Julia has received 11 BMI Pop Awards for Award-Winning Song, and "I Miss You" and "2002" won BMI London Awards for Pop Award Songs in 2019 and 2020, respectively. In 2018, she won an ASCAP Pop Music Award for Winning Pop Songs for "Issues." Michaels earned an American Music Award for New Artist of the Year in 2017, and that year she also received a "Billboard" Music Award nomination for Top Covered Artist for "Issues," an MTV Video Music Award nomination for Best New Artist, and MTV Europe Music Award nominations for Best New Act and Best Push Act. Julia has also received iHeartRadio Music Award nominations for Best New Pop Artist (2018), Best Remix for "Friends" (2018), and Best Lyrics for "If The World Was Ending" (2021) as well as a CMT Music Award nomination for Video of the Year for Keith Urban's "Coming Home" (2019) and a Guild of Music Supervisors Award nomination for Best Song/Recording Created for Television for "How Do We Get Back to Love" from "Girls" (2018).

Real Estate

In October 2022 Julia paid $5.5 million for a 6,000 square foot mansion in Encino, California. She owns one other home in Los Angeles and a 30-acre ranch in Tennessee.

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