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Aretha Franklin Net Worth

Aretha Franklin Net Worth

Net Worth: $60 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • Marital Status Divorced (Glynn Turman)
  • Full Name Aretha Louise Franklin
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth March 25, 1942
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Occupation Singer, Musician
  • Children 4 (Kecalf Cunningham, Ted White Jr, Clarence Franklin, Edward Franklin
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About Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin is a renowned singer with an estimated net worth of $60 million. At a very early age, Franklin began her love for singing, and also taught herself how to play the piano. She quickly made an impact on the music industry.

Throughout her career, she has sold over 75 million records and counting. With singles such as “Respect” and “I Knew You Were Waiting For Me”, she earned the number one spot on the Billboard Hot Top 100 List. In 1987, this powerhouse singer was even introduced into the rock and roll hall of fame.

Through all of her hard work, and due to her amazing singing voice and piano talent, she has received 18 Grammy awards as well as two honorary Grammy awards. As the number one singer according to Rolling Stone Magazine, Aretha Franklin has rightfully earned the well known nickname as the “Queen of Soul.”

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Aretha Franklin's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2014 N/A
Record Sales 2014

Estimated earnings from her album Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics

$23,000
Earnings 2011 N/A
Record Sales 2011

Estimated earnings from her album Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love

$20,000
Earnings 2008 N/A
Record Sales 2008

Estimated earnings from her album This Christmas, Aretha

$142,864
Earnings 2007 N/A
Record Sales 2007

Estimated earnings from her compilation album Jewels in the Crown: All-Star Duets with the Queen

$65,000
Earnings 2003 N/A
Record Sales 2003

Estimated earnings from her album So Damn Happy

$304,000
Earnings 2002 N/A
Record Sales 2002

Estimated earnings from her compilation album Respect: The Very Best of Aretha Franklin (certified gold by BPI)

$100,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Estimated earnings from her album A Rose Is Still a Rose (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1998

Estimated earnings from her compilation album Greatest Hits (certified gold by BPI)

$100,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales 1997

Estimated earnings from her compilation album Respect & Other Hits (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from her compilation album Greatest Hits: 1980–1994 (certified platinum by RIAA and silver by BPI)

$1,060,000
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from her compilation album Queen of Soul: The Very Best of Aretha Franklin (certified gold by BPI)

$100,000
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from her compilation album The Very Best of Aretha Franklin, Vol. 1: The 60's (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
Earnings 1991 N/A
Record Sales 1991

Estimated earnings from her album What You See Is What You Sweat

$125,000
Earnings 1989 N/A
Record Sales 1989

Estimated earnings from her album Through the Storm

$225,000
Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales 1987

Estimated earnings from her live album One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism

$300,000
Earnings 1986 N/A
Record Sales 1986

Estimated earnings from her album Aretha (certified gold by RIAA and Music Canada)

$550,000
Record Sales 1986

Estimated earnings from her compilation album The First Lady of Soul (certified silver by BPI)

$60,000
Earnings 1985 N/A
Record Sales 1985

Estimated earnings from her album Who's Zoomin' Who? (certified platinum by RIAA and Music Canada, and silver by BPI)

$1,160,000
Earnings 1984 N/A
Record Sales 1984

Estimated earnings from her compilation album The Best of Aretha Franklin Hits (certified silver by BPI)

$60,000
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from her album Get It Right

$200,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Record Sales 1982

Estimated earnings from her album Jump to It (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1981 N/A
Record Sales 1981

Estimated earnings from her album Love All the Hurt Away

$250,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from her album Aretha

$350,000
Earnings 1979 N/A
Record Sales 1979

Estimated earnings from her album La Diva

$75,000
Earnings 1978 N/A
Record Sales 1978

Estimated earnings from her album Almighty Fire

$100,000
Earnings 1976 N/A
Record Sales 1976

Estimated earnings from her album Sparkle (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1972 N/A
Record Sales 1972

Estimated earnings from her album Young, Gifted and Black (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1972

Estimated earnings from her live album Amazing Grace (certified 2x platinum by RIAA)

$2,000,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Record Sales 1971

Estimated earnings from her live album Aretha Live at Fillmore West (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1971

Estimated earnings from her compilation album Aretha's Greatest Hits

$500,000
Earnings 1968 N/A
Record Sales 1968

Estimated earnings from her album Aretha Now (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Record Sales 1968

Estimated earnings from her album Lady Soul (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
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