Ellie Goulding Net Worth $22 million
Ellie Goulding salary $2,000,000
Ellie Goulding Net Worth: How rich is Ellie Goulding? & How much money is Ellie Goulding worth? Time to find out!
Ellie Goulding is an English singer and songwriter and her current net worth is $22 million.
Born as Elena Jane Goulding in Hereford, she grew up in Lyonshall, as the second of four children of Arthur Goulding, and Tracy.
Five years after she came to this world, her parents separated and her mother remarried with a lorry driver, whom she considered ‘horrible’.
Since she turned nine years old, she started playing the clarinet and at 14 she started learning guitar.
She went to Lady Hawkins’ High School in Kington where she won the role of the Scarecrow in a school play of The Wizard of Oz.
After she started songwriting at 15 years old, and while at Hereford Sixth Form College, she entered a singing competition which she won.
Then she started drama, politics, and English lessons at the University of Kent, where she first heard electronic music. Also there, Jaime Lillywhite of Turn First Artists spotted her at the university talent contest.
As her manager, Lillywhite introduced her to Starsmith who later became her chief collaborator and the primary producer of Lights.
She started her career right after she met the producers, and she signed with Polydor Records in July the following year.
After releasing her debut extended play, An Introduction to Ellie Goulding, she became the second artist to top the BBC’s annual Sound of… poll. She won the Critics’ Choice Award at the Brit Awards the same year.
How did Ellie Goulding get famous?
Her first studio album, Lights, debuted at #1 on the UK Albums Chart and sold over 850,000 copies in the UK.
Two years later, she released her second album, Halcyon, having Anything Could Happen as its lead single.
The album debuted at #2 on the UK Albums Chart and after 65 weeks, it climbed to the first position. She received the award for British Female Solo Artist at the 2014 Brit Awards.
Then, in 2015, she received her third studio album, Delirium, with On My Mind as the album’s lead single.
In December the same year, she earned her first Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance for her single Love Me Like You Do, featured in the soundtrack to the movie adaptation of the famous novel, Fifty Shades of Grey.
The single, after holding the record for the most-streamed track in a single week, earned her a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance.
During the same period, she starred in Taylor Swift‘s music video “Bad Blood”.
How does Ellie Goulding make money?
After taking a break from music, in 2016, she came back a year later with a performance at the opening of 16th edition of Mawazine Festival.
As for where she gets her money, Goulding is endorsing the Swiss shampoo Pantene Pro-V on TV and on the official Pantene website under the tagline “Strong is Beautiful”. She also makes money for her live performances on stages at festivals and concerts.
This wraps up our Ellie Goulding Net Worth profile!