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Sade Net Worth

Sade Net Worth

Net Worth: $60 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
  • Marital Status Divorced (Carlos Scola Pliego)
  • Full Name Helen Folasade Adu
  • Nationality British-Nigerian
  • Date of Birth January 16, 1959
  • Ethnicity Nigerian, English
  • Occupation Singer-Songwriter, Composer, Arranger, Record Producer
  • Education Saint Martin's School of Art, Clacton County High School
  • Children 1 (Mickailia)
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About Sade

Sade has a current estimated net worth of $60 million. Sade’s new album, Soldier of Love, was released in 2010, 10 years after her last studio album, Lovers Rock. It sold nearly 2.5m copies worldwide, making it the second-highest album by a UK artist overseas in 2010, and a No. 1 in 15 countries. A world tour  started and runs to September 2011,with more than 50 dates announced.

Born Helen Folasade Adu on 16 January 1959 in Ibadan, Oyo State,Nigeria to an English mother and Nigerian father, Sade returned to England with her mother when she was four to live in Essex. At the age of 18, she moved to London to study fashion design at what is now Central Saint Martins, and also worked as a photographic model before turning to music.

Her renewed success has taken her record sales to 50m, and we can see £276,000 assets in two small companies. The 2011 Sunday Times Rich List’s rock expert valued her net worth at £33m.

In 1989, she married Spanish film director Carlos Pliego.Their marriage ended in 1995.She gave birth to a daughter, Ila Adu, in 1996 after a relationship with a Jamaican musician.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Sade'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 2012 $33 Million
Record Sales 2012

Estimated earnings from the live album Bring Me Home: Live 2011 with the English based soul and R&B band Sade

$27,500
Earnings 2011 N/A
Performance Fee 2011

Earnings from Sade Live (also known as the Once in a Lifetime Tour or the Soldier of Love Tour)

$53,480,000
Record Sales 2011

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Ultimate Collection with the English based soul and R&B band Sade

$103,000
Earnings 2010 N/A
Record Sales 2010

Estimated earnings from the album Soldier of Love with the English based soul and R&B band Sade (certified 2x platinum by SNEP, platinum by RIAA, Music Canada and IFPI-SWI, and gold by BPI, BVMI, IFPI-AUT and IFPI-SWE)

$2,075,000
Earnings 2002 N/A
Record Sales 2002

Estimated earnings from the live album Lovers Live with the English based soul and R&B band Sade (certified gold by RIAA and BVMI)

$687,000
Earnings 2001 N/A
Performance Fee 2001

Earnings from Lovers Rock Tour

$5,860,000
Earnings 2000 N/A
Record Sales 2000

Estimated earnings from the album Lovers Rock with the English based soul and R&B band Sade (certified 3x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by Music Canada, platinum by BPI, BVMI and IFPI-SWE, and gold by ARIA, IFPI-AUT, NVMI, RMNZ, and IFPI-SWI)

$6,200,000
Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Best of Sade with the English based soul and R&B band Sade (certified 4x platinum by RIAA, 3x platinum by ARIA, 2x platinum by BPI, platinum by Music Canada and NVPI, 2x gold by SNEP, and gold by BVMI and IFPI-AUT)

$7,750,000
Earnings 1992 N/A
Record Sales 1992

Estimated earnings from the album Love Deluxe with the English based soul and R&B band Sade (certified 4x platinum by RIAA, platinum by ARIA, Music Canada and SNEP, and gold by BPI, BVMI, NVPI, IFPI-SWE and IFPI-SWI)

$5,225,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from the album Stronger Than Pride with the English based soul and R&B band Sade (certified 3x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by SNEP, platinum by ARIA, Music Canada, BPI, NVPI and IFPI-SWI, and gold by BVMI)

$4,370,000
Earnings 1985 N/A
Record Sales 1985

Estimated earnings from the album Promise with the English based soul and R&B band Sade (certified 4x platinum by RIAA, 2x platinum by Music Canada and BPI, and platinum by ARIA, BVMI and SNEP)

$5,730,000
Earnings 1984 N/A
Record Sales 1984

Estimated earnings from the album Diamond Life with the English based soul and R&B band Sade (certified 4x platinum by RIAA, ARIA and BPI, 2x platinum by Music Canada and SNEP, and platinum by BVMI and NVPI)

$18,430,000
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