Jordin Brianna Sparks was born on 22nd December 1989, in Phoenix, Arizona USA of Caucasian and African-American descent. She is a songwriter, singer and actress who rose to prominence in 2007 as the winner of the singing competition series “American Idol” (season 6). She is the winner of the NAACP Image Award, BET Award, American Music Award, Soul Train Award and other awards, though she has been active in the industry only since 2007.
How rich is Jordin Sparks? In 2015, her net worth is estimated to be $10 million. It has also been estimated that Jordin earns around $1.2 million per year from music and about $250,000 per year from various endorsement deals.
Jordin Sparks Net Worth $10 Million
Jordin Sparks has been singing since early age. In order to better concentrate on singing, she was taught at home for some time. Prior to becoming the star of the “American Idol” show, she participated in various competitions, including the 2006 Drug Free AZ Superstar Search, Colgate Country Showdown, America’s Most Talented Kids, the Gospel Music Association Academy’s Overall Spotlight Award and Coca-Cola’s Rising Star. When 17 years of age, she won the “American Idol”, becoming the youngest winner in the history of the series. Soon after winning, her first studio album “Jordin Sparks” (2007) was released, which to date, is her most successful album, which was certified platinum in the USA. More, it has sold more than three million copies internationally. The album was supported by three singles, including “Tattoo” (2007), “No Air” (2007) certified platinum and “One Step at a Time” (2008). It is worth mentioning, that the single “No Air” (2007) was nominated for a Grammy Award as the Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Afterwards, the studio album “Battlefield” (2009), with several successful singles “Battlefield” (2009) and “S.O.S. (Let the Music Play)”, was released which has strengthened her position in the music industry. In 2015, the third studio album “Right Here, Right Now” (2015) was released helping her to return to the stage.
From 2010 to 2015, Jordin has taken a break in her singing career, and been engrossed in various engagements on television, cinema and Broadway. She performed in the play “In the Heights” (2010), a Broadway musical. Sparks has appeared in various episodes of television series’ including “Big Time Rush” (2010), “When I Was 17” (2010), “Brain Surge” (2011) and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2013). More, she has hosted a number of events such as “Fashion Police” (2013), “E! News” (2014), “American Music Awards” (2014), “The View” (2014) and “Wild ‘n Out” (2015).
In 2012 she debuted on the big screen, starring in the musical film “Sparkle” (2012) directed by Salim Akil. Afterwards, she played supporting roles in the drama film “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” (2013) directed by George Tillman, Jr., romantic film “Dear Secret Santa” (2013) directed by Peter Sullivan, thriller film “Left Behind” (2014) directed by Vic Armstrong and drama film “The Grace of Jake” (2015) written and directed by Christopher Hicky. All those appearances increased her popularity and wealth considerably.
Jordin Sparks was in a long term relationship with a singer, dancer and choreographer Jason Derulo. However, the couple split up. Currently, she claims to be single.