Patti LaBelle Net Worth-How Did Patti LaBelle Build Her Net Worth To $50 Million?
Facts of Patti LaBelle Net Worth-How Did Patti LaBelle Build Her Net Worth To $50 Million?
|Net worth||$50 million|
|Date of Birth:||1944 May 24|
|First Name||Patricia Louise|
|Age:||78 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||5 feet 5 inch|
An American singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur, Patti LaBelle has the net worth which is estimated to be $50 million. In her fifty years career, she has sold more than 50 million records in worldwide and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame and the Songwriter's Hall of Fame.
How Did Patti LaBelle Build Her Net Worth To $50 Million?
Since Patti LaBelle is the famous Hollywood singer, so her main wealth would be from record sales of her albums. In 1974, she earned $1 million from her album “Nightbirds” which was certified by RIAA. In the year 1983, her estimated earnings from her album “I’m in Love Again” which was certified gold by RIAA was $500,000. In 1986, she earned $1 million form her album “Winner in You” (certified platinum by RIAA).
In 1991, her estimated earnings from her album “Burning” (certified gold by RIAA) was $500,000. In 1994, she earned $500,000 from her album “Gems” (certified Gold by RIAA). Her estimated earnings from her album “Flame” was $500,000 in 1997. According to Patti LaBelle, it reported that her estimated earnings in 2006 from her album “The Gospel” were $18,000.
Patti LaBelle House and Cars
Having the net worth of $50 million, LaBelle has bought a house in Pennsylvania worth $0.92 million which has a cooking island.
She has a quite nice collection of cars which include BMW, Mercedes Benz, Bentley Continental GT, and many more.
About Patti LaBelle Childhood?
Patti LaBelle was born on May 24, 1944, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as Patricia Louise Holte. Her father’s name is Henry who was a railroad worker and her mother’s name is Bertha who was a domestic. When she was at the age of seven, she was sexually molested by a family friend. She joined a local church choir at the Beulah Baptist Church at the age of ten and later performed her first solo two years. When she was at the age of fifteen, she won a talent competition at her high school.
Patti LaBelle Personal Life
Patti LaBelle accounted in her memoirs that she was sexually assaulted by Jackie Wilson at the Brooklyn Fox Theatre in the 1960s. Then in around 1964, she was engaged to Otis Williams who is a founding member of The Temptations but broke it off due to scheduling conflicts. Then later in 1969, she married a longtime friend, Armstead Edwards. After she started her solo career, Edward became her manager until the couple separated in the late 1990s. The couple announced that they had been separated legally in 2000 and then after three years, their divorce was finalized. They have a son named Zuri Key Edward who was born in 1973 who is now her current manager. According to Zuri, she has two people in her life who are like sons to her, Dodd and Stanley who was known by her after the death of their mother Veanunita.
Her eldest sister Vivian Rogers died due to lung cancer at the age of 42 in 1982. In 1984, she also lost her second-eldest sister, Barbara Purifoy, who died due to colon cancer at the age of 44. Then in 1985, she lost her mother, Bertha who died due to diabetes and in 1989, she lost her father also, Henry who died due to Emphysema brought on by complications of Alzheimer’s disease and her youngest sister, Jacqueline “Jackie” Padgetts who died due to lung cancer. She was diagnosed with diabetes in 1995.