Whar is Lee Dewyze’s Net Worth?
Lee Dewyze is an American singer, composer, guitarist, and actor and has a net worth of $1 million. He is popular for the winning Season 9 of “American Idol,” a television singing competition. In 2010, he received the Teen Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Reality Star.
|Net Worth:||$1 Million|
|Age:||36 Years Old|
|Born:||April 2, 1986|
In mid-2016, it is said by authoritative sources that he has covered more than $50,000 from his career as a singer and songwriter. He has never quite to enjoyed the commercial success of other industrial winners.
On April 2, 1986, Leon James “Lee” Dwyze Jr. was born in Mount Prospect, Illinois, to Kathleen and Leon DeWyze, Sr. Shannon, Sarah, and Michael are his three siblings. He attended Prospect High School in Illinois until his senior year when he attended St. James Catholic Elementary School.
He was raised in Mount Prospect, Illinois, wherein DeWyze was actually born. He had been suspended from high school and was working as a paint salesman before going on American Idol. He also began recording music at this time, resulting in the release of two CDs.
WuLi Records by Lee Dewyze
After being kicked out of high school, Lee DeWyze worked at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as a paint salesman and trading floor clerk. He subsequently went back and auditioned for American Idol, making it to the Hollywood phase of the competition.
Svitek was so taken with DeWyze that he decided to sign him to WuLi Records, the Chicago-based independent company he co-owns with Ryan McGuire. Henderson’s wife’s firm, “Square One Organic” Baby Food Company, commissioned DeWyze and the band to record a disc of massive tracks in 2008.
During the 2008 and 2009 seasons, his band was showcased on The Chicago Huddle, a local sports program. He also starred in the 2006 short movie Deadscapes: Broken Road. WuLi Records published What Once Was, the 3rd album with 9 tracks of DeWyze’s pre-Idol recordings, in 2012, in response to fan demand.
In 2009, DeWyze auditioned for American Idol’s ninth season. After auditioning with the song “Ain’t No Sunshine,” he was one of 13 Chicagoans to earn it to Hollywood Week. In 2010, he was declared the winner.
As part of his American Idol Homecoming Day, DeWyze played at Arlington Park Race Track in Arlington Heights, Illinois, in front of almost 41,000 fans. He did a parade in Mount Prospect, played at a local AT&T store, and tossed out the first pitch at a Chicago Cubs baseball game, in addition to performing at the racecourse.
RCA Records, Vanguard Record, and Oil & Water
He contracted with 19 Entertainment and RCA Records following his crown as the winner of “American Idol.” In 2010, he collaborated with them on a song called “Live It Up.” Around 151,000 copies have been marketed ever since. What Once Was, dropped in 2012, and Frames, dropped in 2013, are two of his other albums.
The song “Blackbird Song” by DeWyze appeared in an episode of Suits in Season 6 in 2017 and in the TV series The Walking Dead in 2014. As per The Fresno Bee, it was the 2nd most popular song on Spotify in the US in the week. On Billboard’s “Pop Digital Songs” chart, the song reached number 29. Oil & Water was DeWyze’s sixth studio album, launched through Shanachie Entertainment and Pledgemusic in 2016, and was preceded by the single “Stone.”
DeWyze has actively participated in numerous charitable organizations. He teamed up with The Heart Foundation’s “One for the Heart” Campaign in 2012, offering his song “Fight” as a downloadable to those who donated to the cause. He’s played twice at the annual Cures Gala charity event hosted by the Gateway for Cancer Research.
In 2012, DeWyze played at Music in Schools Today’s Stars on Staff and the First Look for Charity, both of which raised funding for local organizations. In 2013, he appeared at the Global Intellectual Property Center at the United States Chamber of Commerce’s IP Summit. He also played at Covenant HealthCare’s Covenant Kids Foundation’s Kringle Mingle fundraiser.
In 2011, DeWyze got engaged to a model and actress named Jonna Walsh. The following year, they married. He owns the “Fat DeWyze Burger” restaurant chain in Washington, as well as the “Mount Prospect Angels” football team. He also does have his own vodka brand, Pure WonderdeWyze – US, and is attempting to break into the rookie’s industry with a top-selling perfume called With Love from Lee and a clothing brand called “Lee DeWyze Seduction.”
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Date Of Birth||April 2, 1986|
As of 2023, Lee DeWyze’s net worth is estimated to be $1 Million. He was the winner of American Idol in 2010 and won the Teen Choice Award for Favorite Male TV Reality Star. Smart financial investments, large real estate assets, endorsement deals, and partnerships with CoverGirl cosmetics have all contributed to his success. He amassed most of his fortune through his musical career and he has also appeared in a few TV shows and movies.