Best known as the winner of the third season of American Idol, Fantasia Monique Barrino-Taylor, a.k.a. Fantasia Barrino is an American born singer and actress. She is highly influenced by singers like Patti LaBelle, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, etc., and has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Born on 30th June 1984, the 34-year-old has released five studio albums to date and has also won the prestigious Grammy Award. While as an actress, she has appeared on TV shows like All of Us, Celebrities Undercover, and many others.
Here we are going to share some information related to Fantasia Barrino's net worth, salary, lifestyle and much more.
As of 2018, singer cum actress Fantasia Barrino has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She reportedly makes around $588,000 on an annual basis.
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When she first won American Idol, she got signed with J Records and received $1 million for signing the contract in 2004. Talking about American Idol, winners of the show usually receive a minimum of $650,000 when they win it. So, it is safe to assume that Barrino also made a similar amount.
Likewise, she has been doing quite well in the industry as in 2011, her annual earning was estimated to be $4 million while two years later in 2013, her annual earning was just $1.5 million.
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Nonetheless, as a Grammy-winning singer, she is doing quite well in the industry and is making millions of dollars. Also, we mentioned above, that she is also an actress and has appeared in a handful of TV shows and films.
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She made her acting debut in 2006 through the role of Celie in Broadway production The Color Purple. For the part, she received a salary of $874,126. She is paid in the same range whenever she makes an appearance in the TV of a film.
With all the appearances on red carpets and touring the world, Barrino is living a very lavish life which is all thanks to her million dollars net worth.
Winning American Idol was a significant achievement of hers as she has gotten the status of a celebrity because of the show. In 2004, after she won American Idol, she purchased a small house in Glynmoor Lakes at Piper Glen community for $740,000.
Likewise, she also owned a mansion in Charolle North Carolina which has a price tag of $1.3 million. But in 2013, she had to hand over the estate to the bank after she was unable to sell it.
She put the house on the market for a loss of $300,000 but still she was not able to sell it which resulted in her, handing it over to the bank.
Now, talking about her cars, she owns a gorgeous Mercedes Benz G Wagon which generally has a starting price of $123,600.
Even though these are the limited information available when it comes to Fantasia Barrino's assets and properties, we are sure that she owns many other cars and houses which she has not revealed to the public yet.