Who is Kesha and what is her net worth 2018? Kesha is a singer who has released many albums in her career. She is also a rapper and gained prominence after releasing the single “Right Round” with Flo Rida. She has released three number singles as a solo artist including “Tik Tok”, “Timber”, and “We R Who We R”. Her debut album called ‘Animal’ also topped the charts in many countries.
Her single “Tik Tok” once became the best-selling single by selling over 14 million albums worldwide. In 2017, she released her third studio album called ‘Rainbow’. Kesha is also an activist and has voiced for causes like LGBT rights and animal rights.
Kesha Rose Sebert was born on March 1, 1987, in Los Angeles, California. She was born to Patricia Rose “Pebe” Sebert who is a singer and songwriter who has written for Dolly Parton’s 1980 album ‘Dolly, Dolly, Dolly’ and has also co-written the single “Old Flames Can’t Hold a Candle To You” for Joe Sun. Kesha has no knowledge about the identity of her father. She also has an elder brother by the name Logan and her family used to rely on the welfare payments.
When she was 4, her family moved to Nashville, Tennessee. Her mother frequently used to bring her to the recording studios and encouraged her to sing. She went to Franklin High School and then later attended Brentwood High School. In her school, she used to play trumpet and saxophone in the marching band. Kesha was offered a scholarship in Barnard College but dropped out to have a career in music.
Kesha was dating Australian drummer Alex Carapetis, they broke in 2010. She was rumored to be dating Adam Lambert. For a brief period, she dated rapper Faheem Najm. She has been in a relationship with Brad Ashenfelter since 2014.
Kesha was taught to write songs by her mother. In 2005, she was signed to Kemosabe Entertainment and recorded the background vocal of “Nothing in This World” by Paris Hilton. She then co-wrote the single “This Love” for ‘The Veronicas’’. At that time, she used to stylise her name as “Ke$ha”. She then appeared in the single “I Kissed a Girl” by Katy Perry. In 2009, she appeared in the single “Right Round” by Flo Rida which became a number one hit.
In 2009, Kesha was signed to RCA Records and a year later she released her debut album called ‘Animal’. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard 200. It also went to sell over 2 million copies and her single “Tik Tok” made over 610,000 downloads. “Tik Tok” has sold 15 million copies till 2015. She then went on to release singles like “Take It Off” and “Your Love Is My Drug”. In November 2012, she released another album called ‘Warrior. A year later, a documentary series called ‘Kesha: My Crazy Beautiful Life’ was aired on MTV. In August 2017, she released her third studio album called ‘Rainbow’.
Kesha has won several awards and nominations in her career. She has been nominated 7 times in the Teen Choice Awards. In 2010, she won the MTV Europe Music Awards. She has won the BMI Pop Awards 6 times and has been nominated 7 times for the Billboard Music Awards. She received three American Music Award nominations in 2010.
Kesha Net Worth
In her career, Kesha has released three studio albums and found immense success with her single “Tik Tok”. She has also appeared in various music videos. The estimated net worth of Kesha is $5.5 million. At one point of her career, her net worth was $40 million. In 2010, her former managers filed a lawsuit worth $14 million from Kesha. She was also filed a lawsuit by Dr. Luke’s company. In 2015, she sold her home in Venice, California for $1.8 million. She was donated $250,000 by singer Taylor Swift to support her. Having seen a downfall in her wealth, Kesha is back in the business with her 2017 album ‘Rainbow’.
Kesha is an “Ordained minister” and is also a vegetarian. She has made five tours in her career and has featured in the video “Walt Disney’s Princess Ke$ha” in 2011.In 2014, she sued Dr. Luke for sexual assault and emotional abuse. In 2016, all her claims were rejected against Dr. Luke.