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Kelly Rowland Net Worth: $145 million

Profession: Singer- songwriter- actor

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The American singer, actress and song writer has net worth of $145 million. Kelly Rowland was born Kelendria Trene Rowland on February 11, 1981 in Georgia, Atlanta. Kelly Rowland rose to fame with her all girl R&B band “Destiny’s Child” which also consisted of Beyonce Knowles, LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson. The band had sold over 60 million albums. But ever since it disbanded in 2005, she went to pursue a solo career in music. Adding fuel to her success at the same time, she came up with her hit single Dilemma which became an instant worldwide hit. Even though “Destiny’s child” disbanded in 2005, Kelly had already carved a niche for herself in the music industry.

A True Destiny’s Child

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Kelly Rowland was born in Atlanta, Georgia to parents Christopher Lovett and Doris Rowland. She drew her musical inspiration from Whitney Houston, the pop singer. She started singing at the age of four. When she joined a rapping and dancing group, she was practically raised by the Knowles family. She then established herself as a true ‘Destiny’s Child’ with her girl band. Her single tracks Dilemma and Simply Depp established her as a solo artist. She then ended her professional relationship with Columbia Records in 2009 and started looking out for other avenues. Very soon, she set foot into television and movies and went to act in like six movies and a dozen TV shows. She has a couple of Billboard Music Awards and a winner of four Grammys. She has over 50 nominations and 19 awards so far.

Starting of a solo career

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After “Destiny’s Child” released their third album, the band announced its temporary breakup at the same time Rowland released a solo album of hers called Simply Depp. The album charted its number one track called Dilemma featuring Nelly. Kelly Rowland’s second album “Ms. Kelly” scored quite a number of hits such as “Like this” and “Work”. For her third album “Here I Am” she collaborated with Alex Gaudino and French DJ David Guetta. Her fourth album, Talk a Good Game released its single called Kisses Down Low in 2013.

Apart from being a singer, she has also tried her hand in acting and television. She has made appearances in many TV shows like The Hughley and Taina. She has also acted in films such as Think like a Man, Freddy vs. Jason and The Seat Filler.  She has also played host to many shows such as The Fashion show, choirmaster for Clash of Choirs, Bravo’s reality contest. She has also been the judge on US version of the X Factor (season 3) and UK version of X Factor (season 8).

The Money Factor

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In 2011, it appeared that the singer’s career was winding downhill. All of sudden, she was back on top. A report by People With Money claims that Kelly Rowland is currently the highest paid singer and has managed to pull in an astonishing amount of $46 million from 2013 to 2014 creating a lead of nearly $20 million over her closest competitors.

The magazine considered factors such as upfront pay, residuals, profits sharing, advertising and endorsements. This American singer-songwriter-actor-dancer has an estimated net worth of $145 million. Most of her fortune can be attributed to smart investments, substantial property holdings, endorsements deals with CoverGirl Cosmetics. She also owns several restaurants like the “The Fat Rowland Burger” chain in Washington; her own brand of Vodka called Pure Wonderowland; a fashion line named “Kelly Rowland Seduction” and a fragrance “With Love from Kelly”.

The ranking seems pretty significant for many fans of Kelly Rowland who have been waiting for her claim to the good old glorious days.

Rowland’s Cars

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Bentley Continental GT

Currently, the Bentley Continental GT is considered to be the fastest car and can accelerate to 60mph peak speed in just 4 seconds. She was seen driving her red Bentley to attend a private dinner party along with Tennis ace Serena Williams. The car generates a brutal power of 616 bhp with a top speed of 208 mph. Kelly Rowland bought this car for $350,658.

Lotus Elise

Kelly Rowland made an entrance in her orange Lotus Elise at the Lotus “Project Eagle” pic session.  The convertible car offers speed as well as comfort.

An act of Philanthropy

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When it comes to being a philanthropist, not many can match up to Kelly Rowland. She founded the Survivor Foundation along with the Knowles family and it was established to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. She is also deeply involved with the Elton John AIDS foundation which was established by Sir Elton John in 1992 in the US and in 1993 in the UK. She is also the ambassador of staying Alive foundation which was launched in 2004. Kelly has been campaigning to raise awareness about AIDS in African countries. Staying Alive is a worldwide HIV and AIDS prevention foundation.

The Former Destiny’s Child is also an avid supporter of Caudwell Children. She co-founded it along with Beyonce Knowles. The British non-profit organization makes donations to special children for their therapy, medical treatment, specialized equipments etc. the organization has been active since 1999 and has made over 2,000 donations.

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