Cyndi Lauper is a singer, songwriter, and actress from the United States of America. She was first singing covers with several bands before founding “Blue Angel,” and then going on a successful solo career. Let’s find out more about how much is Cyndi Lauper’s net worth in 2018.
Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper was born on June 22, 1953, in New York City, New York, United States. Her father Fred Lauper, and her mother Catrine Lauper got divorced in 1958 when she was a child. Cyndi Lauper has 1 brother and 1 sister, Fred Lauper and social worker, Ellen Lauper. Cyndi‘s mother got married and divorced again after her first divorce from Fred Lauper.
Cyndi Lauper first got expelled from the Richmond Hill High School. Later, she left her home because of her stepfather’s abusive behavior and took some art courses from the Johnson State College, in Vermont.
Cyndi Lauper had a relationship with her manager David Wolff before in the 1980s.
Cyndi Lauper married the actor David Thornton in 1991. Cyndi and David gave birth to 1 son, his name is Declyn Wallace Thornton Lauper, and he was born in 1997.
Cyndi Lauper got her first acoustic guitar from her sister when she was 12 years old when she started playing it and writing songs. She began singing covers with cover bands in the 1970s and later realized that she has to do more than cover singing. Around 1980, Cyndi Lauper co-founds along with John Turi calling it “Blue Angel,” and they released only a self-titled album because the band members later got into a problem with their manager Steven Massarsky and broke up.
Cyndi Lauper went to a solo career after “Blue Angel” band. In 1983, she released her first studio album ever titled “She’s So Unusual,” and it made her a great career start as it peaked on 1 on Canadian albums chart next to other top ranks on top charts across many countries.
Cyndi Lauper released her second studio album in 1986 titled “True Colors,” and it was again a huge success peaking 1 on top Australian albums chart, 2 on top Japanese albums chart, and on many other charts in several countries. She continued releasing many successful albums, and the latest one was released in 2016 titled “Detour,” and it also got ranked on top charts in many countries.
Cyndi Lauper has also made several TV movies and series appearances. Her debut movie was a romantic comedy adventure titled “Vibes,” and her most important series appearances including the romantic comedy “Mad About You” and the crime procedural drama series “Bones” as Avalon Harmonia character.
Awards & Achievements
Cyndi Lauper has been receiving several great award winnings and nominations. Below, you will find a list of a few of Cyndi Lauper’s award winnings.
– Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
– Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album (Kinky Boots).
– Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical (Kinky Boots).
– Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Mad About You).
– MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video (Girls Just Want to Have Fun).
Net Worth of Cyndi Lauper
Cyndi Lauper has an estimated net worth of $35 million. She made her fortune from the songs and albums she’s been releasing, selling and performing on tours, and a little portion from the TV movies and series she’s been appearing on. It is estimated that Cyndi Lauper earned $16 million for “She’s So Unusual” album, $7 million for “True Colors” album, and $600 thousand for “Memphis Blues” album sellings.
Cyndi Lauper is a very talented singer, who has sold millions of albums and singles copies. She had kind of a hard child life, but she managed herself to get out of it and be one of the successful singers. Cyndi Lauper is married to David Thornton, they have 1 son, and they are happily living together.