Jordin Sparks who was the winner of the sixth season of American Idol is a popular singer, songwriter and an actress as well. She holds the record for the third highest selling single by any American Idol participant. Let’s find out more about how much is Jordin Sparks’s net worth in 2018.
Jordin Sparks Early Life
Jordin was born on December 22, 1989, in Phoenix, Arizona to Jodi and Phillippi Sparks. Her brother is a football player at Arizona Christian University. She went to Northwest Community Christian School and later Sandra Day O’Connor High School until 2006. After that, she was homeschooled in order to focus on her singing.
Sparks dated fellow singer Jason Derulo for three years till they parted ways in 2014.
Her marriage to Dana Isaiah took place in 2017, and they are expecting a child in the spring of 2018.
Jordin Sparks Career
Although she appeared on many talent shows and performed at several venues, Sparks’ claim to fame is her appearance in American Idol which she won in 2007.
Her song, “This is my Now” which she had performed for Idol, became the first of her songs to feature on the Billboard Top 15.
She signed a deal with 19 Recordings/Jive Records after her win. Her single “Tattoo” is certified platinum both in the USA as well as Australia.
Her first album released in the same year is also certified platinum.
Sparks collaborated with Chris Brown to produce “No Air” which became her first song to sell three million copies.
In 2009, Sparks was bestowed with the honor of performing at the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball hosted by none other than President Barack Obama during his first inauguration.
Her singles, S.O.S. (Let the Music Play) and Battlefield both topped the Billboard Charts.
Sparks released a mixed tape #ByeFelicia and an album Right Here Right Now as well.
Jordin has also appeared in the movies Sparkle, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete and Left Behind. She also appeared in the Season 14 of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Suite Life on Deck and Big Time Rush.
Awards & Achievements
Jordin Sparks is the recipient of many awards for her singing career.
Among others, she has won the People’s Choice Award, The Teen’s Choice Award for “No Air.” She has been nominated in multiple categories both in the Grammy’s as well as NAACP Awards.
She won the NAACP Award for Outstanding New Artist in 2007.
She has also won the Soul Train Awards and the BMI Pop Awards in 2014 and 2012 respectively as a songwriter.
Net Worth of Jordin Sparks
Sparks’ net worth at $10 million. Her primary source of income is her music. Her albums and mixed tapes and her singles have sold millions of copies worldwide. Her acting career also adds significant sums of money to her revenue.
She had a brand deal with Avon and eventually went on to release her own perfumes, Because of You, Fascinate and Ambition which are extremely popular.
Jordin Sparks in the youngest winner of American Idol till date. She is an excellent example of the success stories that this show has produced. Her career is built on the foundation of this show. However, it is her talent that has made her popular with the masses even after winning the show at the age of 17. In spite of her vocal surgery that caused her to take a temporary hiatus from the music world, she came back with a renewed resolve to do even better. Her career has now expanded into Hollywood as well, both in the big screen as well as Television.