Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian) is an American singer, actress and television personality. Cher commonly referred to as the Goddess of Pop by her million fans. At the age of 73, Cher net worth incredibly stands at $360 million dollars as of 2021. It shows how much hard work she put in her career to reach this position.
So, today we are going to discuss the inspiring life story of Cher and how she came to the Hollywood industry. We will also discuss the exact net worth of Cher, how much she earns per year and about her source of income.
Cherilyn Sarkisian “Cher” was born on May 20, 1946, in El Centro, California. Her father John Sarkisian was a truck driver and mother Georgia Holt was a model and part-time actress.
When Cher is only 10 months old her parents divorced and they moved to Los Angeles. Where her mother married to actor John Southall and had another daughter named Georganne. Cher’s mother started working as a waitress and also used to play minor roles in television.
Her mother remarried and divorced several more times. At one point, Holt left Cher at an orphanage for several weeks because of their financial condition. At the age of five, Cher started her musical performances in school. With daily practice and efforts at an earlier age, she developed a sweet voice.
She had wanted to be famous since her childhood days. Later she joined Montclair College Preparatory School for her higher studies with her sister Georganne. At school, Cher used to perform songs for her friends at the launch time. In her school days, she was always thinking about when she grew up and become famous (Once said, Cher).
At the age of 16, Cher dropped out of school, left her mother’s house and came to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams. She joined acting classes and worked in small clubs as a dancer to support herself.
Cher started as a backup singer on many recordings such as Be My Baby, You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’. Finally, Cher recorded her first single Ringo, I Love You which was commercially unsuccessful.
In 1964, Cher signed with Liberty Records’ Imperial imprint. The single Dream Baby released in 1964 by the name Cherilyn, which received airplay in Los Angeles. Later that year she released her second solo single All I Realy Want to Do, which peaked at number 15 on the US BillboardHot 100.
Cher gained the attention of people in 1965 after her song I Got You Babe reached number one on the American and British charts. And within two years they(Cher and her husband Sonny who was a producer) had sold $40 million records worldwide.
In 1970 she became a television personality with her show The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, which was a great success for them. After her divorce from Sonny in 1975, She launched the disco album Take Me Home in 1979 and earned $300,000 a week.
Cher received critical acclaim for her performances in movies such as Mask, Silkwood, Moonstruck, etc. And later earned Academy Award for Best Actress. She revived her musical career with the release of many successful singles and albums such as Cher, Heart of Stone, Love Hurts, I Found Someone, Love and Understanding, etc.
Her 2002-2005 Living Proof: The Farewell Tour became one of the highest-grossing concert tour of all time with the earns of $250 million. In 2018 Cher returned to her film career after 8 years and starred in the comedy film Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.
Cher’s album Dancing Queen (2018) debuted at number three on the Billboard 200. She has won a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globe Awards and many more.
Cher Net Worth
According to Celebritynetworth As of 2021, Cher net worth is estimated to be $360 million dollars. She earns about $10-15 million per year from brand promotion television shows.
Cher owns properties that have an estimated value of $100 million around the world. She also has an Italian villa in Malibu who’s worth nearly $50-70 million.
- Age: 73 years
- Height: 5 ft 8 in
- Profession: Singer, Actor, Model, Dancer
- Nationality: United States of America
- Net Worth: $360 million
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