Jul 26, 2011

Carrie Underwood richest among all American Idols

Carrie Underwood

Cover of Carrie Underwood

Singer Carrie Underwood has been named the highest earning American Idol contestant by Forbes magazine.

Since winning the season 4 American Idol, Underwood has released two full albums and become a Broadway star as her albums becoming hot seller of the year and earned enough to start her own clothing line.

The 28-year-old singer earned over $20 million in the last year alone, which is equal to five most successful Idol alumni combined.

“American Idol kick-started me in my career. It gave me an amazing fan base money can't buy. Some industry insiders have speculated that Idol makes as much as $1 billion per year,” Contactmusic quoted Underwood as telling Forbes.

The list of highest-paid American Idol contestants is:

1. Carrie Underwood- $20 million
2. Chris Daughtry — $16 million
2. Adam Lambert - $6 million
4. Fantasia Barrino — $4 million
5. Jordin Sparks — $3 million.


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