Carrie Underwood is an actress songwriter but known by many as a country singer. She rose to fame with her debut album titled Some Hearts in 2005 which turned out to be the fastest selling as well as the best-selling solo female debut album of all time in the country music genre.
Today she is recognized as the reigning Queen of Country Music and the most successful female vocalist in any music genre. The fact that she has sold more than 65 million records worldwide she is the best-selling and most successful Idol franchise winner of all time. In addition, she is the highest certified country album musician to debut in the 21st century, the top country musician in all history on the RIAA’s Digital Singles ranking, the only Country artist to debut at position one on Billboard Hot 100 and to have a number 1 hit on the same chart. With such a profile portraying how Carrie Underwood has been successful, how about we get deeper and understand where and how Carrie Underwood net worth was amassed and her story.
Carrie Marie Underwood is the youngest of three daughters of Steve Underwood and Carole. She was born in the state of Oklahoma in 1983. She went to school at Checotah High school where she graduated in 2001. She joined Northeastern State University where she pursued a degree in mass communication and graduated in 2006.
Underwood is the wife of Mike Fisher now a retired NHL player. They met in 2008, and in 2009 got engaged and wedded in 2010. Together the couple has one child a son named Isaiah.
Underwood started off her career in the American Idol where she went for an audition, and an impressive performance made it to the finals and finally became the season four winner in 2005. She won herself a recording contract worth a million dollars and other gifts awarded to winners.
Her very first single was ‘Inside Your Heaven” which debuted to the top spot on the Billboard Pop 100, Canadian Singles Chart, and Billboard Hot 100 made her become the first ever country music genre musician to ever debut to no one spot on the chart.
Her debut album titled Some Hearts was released in 2005, and as of today, the album has been certified 8x platinum. The album is the fastest selling album in the Nielsen SoundScan era and the best-selling country album for the last decade. Other Underwood’s albums are Carnival Ride released in 2008 debuted atop of Billboard 200 and has been certified quadruple, Play On released on 2009 debuting atop of Billboard 200 and has been certified 3x Platinum, Blown Away released in 2012 debuting atop of Billboard 200 and has been certified 2x Platinum, and finally Storyteller released on 2015 debuting to position 2 on Billboard 200 and has been Certified Platinum.
Other than music Underwood has taken some roles in films and television shows and some of the latest works are in Talking Dead 2016, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping 2016, Living Every Day: Luke Bryan 2017 among others.
On Awards & Achievements: Carrie Underwood is one of the most awarded artists on the planet as he has won around 174 awards and received 221 nominations. Carrie has been inducted in the Grand Ole Opry, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Hall of Fame, inducted on Hollywood Walk of Fame among other honors. She has been awarded 7 Grammy Awards, 12 Academy of Country Music Awards, 15 Billboard Music Awards among many others.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Carrie Underwood net worth as of now stands at $95 million. Having sold more than 65 million records, she is one of the most successful artist in the music industry. Its reported that she makes around $20-$25 million every year but that mostly comes from sales from music and the concert tours she makes. Another big chunk of the net worth booster income stream is her participation on television and films and do not forget her multimillion endorsement deals with companies such as Skechers, Nintendo, Olay, Vitamin Water, Pedigree and other companies.
7. Facts You Need To Know About Carrie Underwood
After winning the American Idol, she has become among the most successful artist in any music genre all thanks to his fierce vocals and catchy tunes. However other than Carrie Underwood net worth and her success in music what else do you know about her? Well, here are a few things probably you don’t know about Carrie Underwood.
1. She played softball for eight years.
2. She is a huge Star Trek The Next Generation fan.
3. There many people who have been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry but she is the youngest of them all.
4. She is a vegetarian, and it all started when she was 13 years old.
5. If she didn’t make it in music, she was set to be a reporter as she was a mass and communications student at Northeastern State University.
6. 25th May is Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma.
7. Did you know that Carrie Underwood has never received any formal vocal training considering he has flawless vocals?
Carrie Underwood has received praise from music critics and veteran artist. She is the leader of country music and the reigning Country music Queen. If all goes well in 2018, definitely her net worth would increase in 2019 and also she will cement her dominance into the thrown.