Brown 5 Singer Adam Levine is trending for a really bad reason. Instagram model Sumner Stroh has set the internet on fire by revealing how the popular entertainer cheated on his wife with her. While Levine issued an apology soon after, where he said he crossed a line, it still hasn’t killed the buzz surrounding it.
While everyone is waiting for this drama to unfold, let’s see how much the singer is worth in 2022.
Great finances through a successful career
Maroon 5 are one of the most popular bands in the world, which naturally creates a huge fan base for Levine as well. His main source of income is his music, it is said to be worth 160 million dollars.
In 2002, the band released a hit album titled Song about Jane, which had songs related to Levine’s ex-girlfriend, Jane. It sold over 10 million copies and helped the band win multiple Grammys. The number then hit 30 million.
Even today, when the group announces its tours, its concerts are sold out within minutes. Over the years, Maroon 5 managed to earn a lot of money with 6 albums and 30 singles.
Earned millions as a judge
Given his popularity as a musician, Levine soon received an offer to become a judge on The voice, a reality show. The singer took the chance and did it for eight years, which is a total of 16 seasons. And if reports are to be believed, Levine received a hefty $12 million check for each season. Now that’s a lot of money. But the Sugar the singer eventually left the show in 2019.
He has also appeared on shows like Start over, Popstar: never stop, never stop and The Clicker, etc
A smart investor
Levine bought a $34 million home in Beverly Hills in 2018. Invested another $7 million to renovate and remodel the home. Then, the same year, he decided to put it up for sale and sell it for $47.5 million, which was a lot. There was another mansion of his, which he apparently sold to an American singer-songwriter for $13 million.
Next, Levine and Prinsloo jointly invested $32 million in a home in Pacific Palisades that was previously owned by Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. After three years, they made a whopping $25 million profit selling it. Levine quickly purchased another property in Montecito for $27 million and sold it at a profit of $6 million within three months.
What are his other sources of income?
Now, it’s clear that Levine is making some really smart decisions when it comes to financial planning. But it’s not that. In 2018, with Josh Gummersall, he launched 222, a production company. The first project was Sugarwhich was inspired by the song of Maroon 5. Since 2012, he also owns a record label which bears the same name as 222 records.
The currently controversial singer has also won numerous brand endorsements and is also the brand ambassador for Shure, which sells headphones and earphones.
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