Adam Lambert is an American singer, songwriter, and actor who has a net worth of $35 million. He became popular when he appeared on the eighth season of American Idol and was the runner-up of the season. Lambert’s first debut album ranked No.3 on Billboard charts titled ‘For Your Entertainment.’
He is a very popular figure among the LGBTQ community and has participated in gay parades. He has sold more than 3 million albums and is known for collaborating with Queen since 2011.
Lambert’s annual income is estimated at $4 million which he has mostly gained from his career by being a tremendous singer. He has in total sold more than 5 million singles and 3 million album copies worldwide. He has also appeared in the popular show ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ as a guest judge and on ‘American Idol’ and ‘X Factor’ multiple times.
What is Adam Lambert’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Age:||40 Years Old|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Salary (Annual):||$4 Million|
Lambert was born on January 29, 1982, in Indiana to Eber and Leila Lambert. He has Norwegian and Romanian roots and was raised Jewish. Their family moved to California shortly after Lambert was born.
He began performing with the Metropolitan Educational Theatre Network from the prime age of 9. Lambert got heavily involved with the choir and the music group while he studied at Mount Carmel High School.
He even starred in some local productions such as Camelot, Grease, The Music Man, Peter Pan, and many others. He got a chance to study at the California State University but left immediately for Los Angeles as he was ready to enter the entertainment world by taking any amount of risks.
Lambert’s first-ever job was working at a cruise ship for roughly 10 months. He was then cast in a European tour called ‘Hair.’ He has cast in the musical ‘The Ten Commandments,’ and began touring from 2005 to 2008. In 2009, Lambert auditioned for the eighth season of American Idol and was appreciated by the judges as the most consistent contestant of the season.
He was listed by The Los Angeles Times at No.5 on its top 120 American Idol singers. Pictures of Lambert kissing another man surfaced online and since then he has been open about his sexuality and has been openly gay for a long time. He confirmed the same in a Rolling Stone magazine interview shortly after.
He won the Teen Choice Award and the Young Hollywood Award for the artist of the year in 2009 for being a variety star. He released his first studio album later the same year, ‘For Your Entertainment,’ which ranked No.3 on the Billboard 200. The album sold 198,000 copies in the first week of its release.
The album was certified gold in 2010 after it sold 2 million copies worldwide. His single ‘Whataya Want from Me’ became a worldwide hit and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. His single ‘Times for Miracles,’ was the ending theme song in the thriller film ‘2012.’
His second studio album ‘Trespassing,’ ranked No.1 on Billboard 200, was released in 2011. The album was named the best album of the year by Rolling Stones, No.8 in People’s magazine, and No.3 on Billboard for ‘Favorite 200 No.1.’
Lambert performed with Queen the following year and was considered the best performance at Gigwise and one of the best events by Classic Rock magazine. Lambert was a fan favorite in China as well and appeared as a guest judge in Chinese Idol. He also won the Favorite International Artist Award in the Chinese Music Awards which was held in Macau.
Lambert was honored with Valentini Award at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and also won the title of Outstanding Music Artist. In 2015, Lambert released his third album, ‘Original High,’ which ranked No.3 on Billboard 200 and was the launch of the hit single Ghost Town. Alongside his solo career, Lambert has been performing with Queen as a lead vocalist since 2014 and has been touring around the world.
The Queen+Adam also released an album called ‘Live Around the World,’ which ranked at No.1 on the UK Albums Chart. It was followed by ‘Live in Japan,’ in 2016 and embarked on five successive tours between 2015 and 2020.
He also simultaneously ventured into acting and has appeared in films such as the popular biopic of Queen, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody (2018),’ ‘The Ten Commandments: The Musical,’ and ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do Time Warp Again.’
House, Brand Deals, and Cars
He purchased a home in the Hollywood Hills for an estimated $3 million. He bought another house for around $7 million which was also in the Hollywood Hills. Lambert owns Luxury cars such as BMW 650i, Bentley Convertible GTC, Ford Mustang GT, and many more. He is known for taking lavish vacations at posh places like Bora Bora.
He has signed brand deals with Shazam, Spotify, IOION, Rift: Telara Planes!, Perfumer’s Story by Azzi, and many more. An interesting fact about the singer is that he has insured his voice for $48 million in 2012.
Lambert has also done philanthropic work for the LGBTQ+ community by being a human rights activist. He started the Feel Something Foundation, voicing rights for the community. He includes topics such as mental health, arts, suicide prevention, and homelessness. Lambert donated more than $1 million to charities in October 2011 and also got a significant donation from fans around $322,700.
He sold one of his most expensive jewelry, an Eye of Horus pendant, from the company he brought from and collaborated to raise $32,000 in a week. He has done multiple collaborations and raised a lot of amount for DonorsChoose. Because of his commitment to raising funds through music, the We Are Family Foundation awarded Adam Lambert with a Unity Award in 2013.
Adam Lambert is currently in a relationship with Oliver Gliese and the duo was spotted at The Blonds Fashion Show. They began dating in November 2020 during a trip to Mexico. Lambert also stated that he’s working on writing new music and would be releasing it soon.
Adam Lambert Net Worth
As of 2023, Adam Lambert’s net worth is estimated to be $35 million. His main source of income is singing and brand endorsements. He tours all around the world and performers live events. Overall, Lambert has made quite a fortune throughout his career and will continue to rise and shine and be a voice for the LGBTQ+ community all around the world.