Who is Adam Lambert and what is his net worth 2018? Adam Lambert is a singer who rose to prominence after finishing as the runner-up of ‘American Idol’ in 2009. Since then he has sold more than 5 million singles and 3 million albums globally. His first album entitled ‘For Your Entertainment’ debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200. Lambert is openly gay and is the first gay artist to give a number one album on the US Billboard 200. He is also a stage actor and songwriter who has appeared in other television shows and was the judge of the ‘X Factor’ in 2016.
Adam Mitchel Lambert was born on January 29, 1982, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born to parents Eber Lambert and Leila Lambert. His mother was a dental hygienist and his father was a program manager for Novatel Wireless. Lambert has a brother named Neil. Soon after his birth, the Lambert family moved to San Diego in California. He started performing when he was nine and has performed with MET2.
He attended the Mesa Verde Middle School and later went to Mount Carmel High School. In his school, Lambert used to get involved in choir and theater and also participated in local competitions. In 2000, he completed his graduation and then went to California State University in Fullerton but moved to Los Angeles after five weeks. His first job was performing on a cruise ship when he was 19. This was followed by performing in light opera and then by appearing in ‘Brigadoon’, ‘110 in the Shade’ and ‘The Ten Commandments: The Musical’.
Adam Lambert is an openly gay artist. In 2010, he was in a relationship with Sauli Koskinen, reality television personality. They split up amicably in 2013. They are still friends with each other. In November 2010, Lambert kissed a male bassist and grabbed the crotch of another bassist.
In 2009, Adam Lambert auditioned for American Idol Season 8. He successfully advanced to the Hollywood week and was voted in the top 13. He went on to the finals and became the runner-up where Kris Allen won the competition. Following that, Lambert released his solo debut album called ‘For Your Entertainment’ in November 2009.
It debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200. In June 2010, it became a certified gold album. He then appeared on the cover of many magazines like ‘Entertainment Weekly’, ‘Detail’, ‘Out’, and ‘Rolling Stone’. In 2010, Lambert became a mentor on American Idol. He then released his second studio album entitled ‘Trespassing’ in May 2012. A compilation album called ‘The Very Best of Adam Lambert’ was released in May 2014.
He became a guest judge on the fourteenth season of American Idol in 2015. In June 2015, he released his third album ‘The Original High’. Lambert has also appeared in the popular TV series ‘Glee’ and has done several concert tours.
Adam Lambert was nominated for the 2011 Grammy Awards for ‘Best Male Pop Vocal Performance’. He won the 2009 Young Hollywood Award for ‘Artist of the Year’. He has won 14 Flecking Records Awards and one BMI Music Award. He has won a total of 28 awards out of 49 nominations.
Adam Lambert Net Worth
Adam Lambert has also released eleven singles and four compilation albums in his career. He has featured in nine music videos and has also released a live album. Adam Lambert’s net worth is an estimated $20 million. Part of this wealth also comes by appearing in other shows, particularly ‘American Idol’.
Till January 2011, he sold more than 402 million albums globally. His debut album has been certified platinum in New Zealand and Canada. All three of his albums entered inside the top 3 of US Billboard 200. The live album called ‘Glam Nation Live’ became a No. 1 album in the United States.
Lambert has released 3 EPs in his career. He is known for his theatrical performance style. He has also appeared as a guest judge on the reality TV show ‘Project Runway’. He is a philanthropist and has made donations worth over $1 million. He is a supporter of LGBT rights and was conferred with the “Equality Idol Award” in August 2011.