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Courtney Love Net Worth

Courtney Love Net Worth

Net Worth: $150 Million

  • Source of Wealth Music, Film, Art
  • Age 48 years old
  • Birth Place San Francisco, California, United States
  • Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status Widowed (Kurt Cobain)
  • Full Name Courtney Michelle Harrison
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth July 9, 1964
  • Ethnicity Cuban, Welsh, Irish, German, English
  • Occupation Singer-Songwriter, Musician, Actress, Visual Artist
  • Education Portland State University, Trinity College
  • Children 1 (Frances Bean Cobain)
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About Courtney Love

Courtney Love is an actress, a singer-songwriter, and a musician from the United States. However she is better known for her antics off the stage. Love’s current net worth stands at an impressive $150 million.

She was born in San Francisco as Courtney Michelle Harrison. She is associated with the alternative rock genre and is known for her guitar, keyboards, bass and vocal skills. Courtney Love was also married to Kurt Cobain till the time of his untimely death. She has a daughter with Kurt. Both Courtney and Kurt were into drug abuse. Her most successful album till now has been “Live Through This” which was released shortly after the death of Cobain, who was also into the making of this album. It went on to become a platinum hit. Courtney has also been acting in a few productions. She has performed in The People vs. Larry Flynt, 1991: The Year Punk Broke, Feeling Minnesota, Julie Johnson, and Hit So Hard among many others.

A lot of Courtney’s wealth comes from the Nirvana band that she inherited from Kurt. She has also inherited the publishing and writing rights of Kurt’s work. These rights have been valued at $115 Million and $130 Million respectively. She is also in the possession of Kurt’s personal things like his notes, clothes, guitars and other things that have been valued at $120 Million.

However Love later claimed in 2009 that most of the inherited wealth has been lost or stolen because of poor financial decisions made by the accountants. According to her claims, the loss amounts to a staggering $500 Million of real estate and $30 Million of cash.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Courtney Love'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 2010
  • Earnings 2004
  • Earnings 1998
  • Earnings 1994
  • Earnings 1991
Earnings 2010 N/A
Record Sales 2010

Estimated earnings from album Nobody's Daughter with the band Hole (33,000 copies sold after third week of release)

Earnings 2004 N/A
Record Sales 2004

Estimated earnings from her album America's Sweetheart (130,000 copies sold in the US and 250,000 copies sold worldwide)

Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Estimated earnings from album Celebrity Skin with the band Hole (certified 2x platinum by ARIA, platinum by RIAA and Music Canada, and gold by BPI)

Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from album Live Through This with the band Hole (certified platinum by RIAA, ARIA and Music Canada, and gold by BPI)

Record Sales 1994

Earnings from the inheritance of the publishing rights of Kurt Cobain of Nirvana (sold 25% of the rights in 2006)

Misc. 1994

Earnings from the inheritance of the writing rights of Kurt Cobain of Nirvana

Earnings 1991 N/A
Record Sales 1991

Estimated earnings from album Pretty on the Inside with the band Hole (200,000 copies sold in the US)

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