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Lea Salonga Net Worth

Lea Salonga Net Worth

Net Worth: $18 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music, TV and Film
  • Birth Place Manila, Philippines
  • Height 5’ 2” (1.57m)
  • Marital Status Married (Robert Charles Chien)
  • Full Name Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga
  • Nationality Filipino
  • Date of Birth February 22, 1971
  • Ethnicity Filipino
  • Weight 119 lbs (54 kg)
  • Occupation Singer, Actress, Judge
  • Education Fordham University's Lincoln Center, University of the Philippines (College of Music), Ateneo de Manila University (BS Biology)
  • Children 1 (Nicole Beverly)
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About Lea Salonga

Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga or popularly known as Lea Salonga was born on February 22, 1971 in Manila, Philippines. She is a Filipina soprano singer and actress. She is famous for her lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon. Her performance led her to the Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theater World awards. She is also the first Asian to play the roles of Eponine and Fantine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway. She was also the voice behind the characters Jasmine in Aladdin (1992) and Fa Mulan in Mulan (1998) and Mulan II (2004). She was named a Disney Legend in 2011 for her work with the Disney company. Locally, Lea has received the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS), the Philippine equivalent of OSCAR for Best Child Actress. She also won three Aliw Awards as Best Child Performer.

In 1978, at the age of seven, Lea Salonga made her professional debut in the musical The King and I by Repertory Philippines. She became the lead star of Annie and joined several other productions. At the age of ten, she began her singing career when she recorded her first album Small Voice and received a gold certification. The duet Happiness was her first collaboration with her brother Gerard Salonga who later on worked with her as a musical director or creative director in her concerts and recordings. In 1988, her second album Lea was released. Lea Salonga had her own musical television show Love, Lea. She was a member of the cast of That’s Entertainment of German Moreno. She has acted in several films and family-oriented shows. She had performed for Queen Elizabeth II, George Bush and Bill Clinton. She also opened for international acts like Menudo and Stevie Wonder in their Manila concerts. She made her concert debut in the prestigious Carnegie Hall on November 7, 2005.

Lea Salonga briefly attended Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines in a pre-med course because she initially thought that she wanted to be a dermatologist. She took Philosophy and History at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan in the 2000 Spring semester. She married Robert Charles Chien on January 10, 2004 and they have one child named Nicole Beverly born on May 16, 2006. She has an estimated net worth of $18 million.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Lea Salonga'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 Apr. 2014

Record sales of the album Aladdin: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (approximately 2,481,000 copies sold)

$3,230,000
Earnings 2007 N/A
Others Sep. 2007

Video sales of Disney Princess Enchanted Tales - Follow Your Dreams (approximately 491 thousand copies sold)

$14,720,000
Earnings 1999 N/A
Record Sales Apr. 1999

Record sales of the album By Heart (approximately 2 million copies sold)

$2,600,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Box Office Sales Jun. 1998

Worldwide box office sales of the movie Mulan

$304,320,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales Mar. 1997

Record sales of the album I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (approximately 20 thousand copies sold)

$28,000
Earnings 1993 N/A
Record Sales Sep. 1993

Record sales of the album Lea Salonga (approximately 80 thousand copies sold)

$104,000
Earnings 1992 N/A
Box Office Sales Nov. 1992

Worldwide box office sales of the movie Aladdin

$504,050,000
Earnings 1991 N/A
Ticket Sales Apr. 1991

Ticket sales of the broadway show Miss Saigon (approximately 360 thousand tickets sold)

$36,000,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales Jul. 1988

Record sales of the album Lea (approximately 80 thousand copies sold)

$104,000
Earnings 1981 N/A
Record Sales Feb. 1981

Record sales of the album Small Voice (approximately 20 thousand copies sold)

$26,000
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