Adam Levine is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, TV host and actor. The Maroon 5 front man has a net worth estimated at $60 million.
Adam Levine Net Worth: Brief History On How He Started
Adam Noah Levine was born on on March 18, 1979 in Los Angeles where he also grew up. At the age of 7, his parents divorced. He lived with his father on weekdays and with his mother on weekends. The divorce affected Adam so much so that he had to check into therapy to handle the situation. Adam has revealed in interviews that he got his love for music from his mother and has sighted his early influences to include Fleetwood Mac, and The Beatles. Levine attended Brentwood High School Los Angeles where his passion for music grew.
In high school Adam met Mickey Madden, Jesse Carmichael, and Ryan Dusick and together they formed a garage band named Kara’s Flowers in 1994. With Adam on the vocals and strings, Kara’s Flowers began performing in night clubs. Fast forward three years later in 1997, they were spotted by independent producer Tommy Allen while they were playing in a Malibu beach party. Allen had the band record an 11 track alum titled “The Fourth World”. The album was released via Reprise Records but failed to attain success selling a mere 5,000 copies in the US. As a result of the commercial failure, Reprise Records dropped the band which later disbanded.
Adam Levine Net Worth: Breakthrough With Maroon 5
Four years later the band members reunited and recorded a demo tape. After several failed attempts to distribute the demo, it finally caught the attention of Octone executives who added guitarist James Valentine to the group to form Maroon 5. In June 2002 Maroon 5 released their debut album “Songs About Jane” which comprised of lyrics Adam wrote about his ex girlfriend Jane. “Songs About Jane” slowly gained popularity and became a hit selling over 10 million copies with the hit single “This Love” which was a commercial success. The album brought the band their first two Grammy Awards in quick succession. One was in 2005 for Best New Artitst and the other in 2006 for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. The album as of August 2015 has made over $15 million worldwide from sales.
Adam Levine Net Worth: Continued Success With Maroon 5
Maroon 5 released their follow up album It Won’t Be Soon Before Long in 2007. The album produced 3 singles which all received Grammy nominations for Best Pop Performance by Duo…. with the lead “Makes Me Wonder” winning them the award. The album sales grossed over $2.3 million in the US alone.
Their third studio album “Hands All Over” released in 2010 saw a sluggish growth until the release of the fourth single “Moves Like Jagger” which became an instant hit worldwide. “Moves like Jagger” sold 8.5 million copies and according to Adam, the song totally revived the band. “Payphone” was another hit single which helped its succeeding 2012 album “Overexposed” win a Grammy Award. The album sales worldwide grossed about $5 million. The 2015 Maroon 5 World Tour Album in promotion of their 2014 album V grossed over $15 million in ticket sales as of August 2015.
In addition to singing with the Maroon 5 band, Adam Levine also sings as an individual artists in collaboration with other artists including Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Gym Class Heroes on Stereo Hearts, Eminem and more.
Adam Levine Net Worth: TV, Movies And Hosting
In between pursuing his first love and passion, Adam also takes up frequent TV and movie roles. He made his first TV appearance on Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1997 before he found fame with music. He has also appeared on Saturday Night Live 2004-2014, 30 Rock, and voiced a role in Family Guy. He has made cameo appearances in movies including Pitch Perfect 2, and Known Forever.
Adam landed a berth as one of the judges and coaches on musical reality TV show “The Voice” since its debut in 2011. Adam reportedly earns $6 million every season for his role.
Adam Levine Net Worth: Businesses And Endorsements
Adam Levine has various ventures in his business portfolio, among them include fashion line 222 founded in 2010 and record label 222 Records founded in 2012. He released his first self-named fragrance packaged in microphone-shaped bottles in 2013 in collaboration with ID Perfumes. Adam has been pitching for skin-care product Proactiv Solution since 2013. Per Forbes, Adam made $16 million in 2015 from all endeavors.
Adam Levine Net Worth: Properties
People’s 2013 Sexiest Man alive have lived in some envious palatial mansions. In 2012, Adam bought a ranch-style mansion in the gated Beverly Hills enclave known as Wallingford Estates for roughly $5 million. In 2014 just prior his marriage to Victoria Secret beau Behati Prinsloo, Adam completely refurbished the entire house employing the services of L.A-based designer designer Mark Haddawy. The 7,100-square-feet house which sits on over a 3 acre piece includes 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, a media and screening room spa facility and more. Adam listed the building in June 2016 at the asking price of $17.5 million. Adam stands to make a huge profit from the building should it sell anywhere close to that price.