Patti LaBelle Net Worth

Net Worth: $50 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Music, Film, Television
  • Age:

    74
  • Birth Place:

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Marital Status:

    Divorced (Armstead Edwards)
  • Full Name:

    Patricia Louise Holte
  • Nationality:

    American
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About Patricia Louise Holte

Born Patricia Holt in Philadelphia on May 24, 1944, she grew up singing in a local Baptist choir, and in 1960 teamed with friend Cindy Birdsong to form a group called the Ordettes. A year later, following the additions of vocalists Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash, the group was rechristened the Blue Belles; with producer Bobby Martin at helm, they scored a Top 20 pop and R&B hit in 1962 with the single "I Sold My Heart to the Junkman," subsequently hitting the charts in 1964 with renditions of "Danny Boy" and "You'll Never Walk Alone." In 1965, the quartet -- now known as Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles -- signed to Atlantic, where they earned a minor hit with their version of the standard "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."After signing on with British manager Vicki Wickham in 1970; Wickham renamed the group simply LaBelle and pushed their music in a funkier, rock-oriented direction, and in the wake of their self-titled 1971 Warner Bros. debut they even toured with the Who.

Released in 1991, Burnin' earned a Grammy for Best Female R&B Performance.LaBelle recorded less and less frequently in the years to follow, in 1995 publishing her autobiography, Don't Block the Blessings: Revelations of a Lifetime.She returned five years later to release When a Woman Loves and then signed to Def Soul for 2004's Timeless Journey and 2005's all-covers Classic Moments.In 2007 the holiday album Miss Patti's Christmas appeared, while 2008 saw the release of Live in Washington D.C., a live album recorded in 1982.

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Earnings 2006

Record Sales 2006
Estimated earnings from her album The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle
$18,000

Earnings 1997

Record Sales 1997
Estimated earnings from her album Flame (certified gold by RIAA)
$500,000
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