Jennifer Holliday Net Worth - The Complete Breakdown
Grab all the details you need to know about the net worth of the American singer and actress Jennifer Holliday.
Singer and actress Jennifer Holliday is best known for her debut single, the Dreamgirls number and rhythm-and-blues/pop hit, 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going.' For the single, she won a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance in 1983. She also won a 1982 Tony Award for Dreamgirls.
Jennifer Holliday began her career on Broadway in musicals such as Dreamgirls (1981–83), Your Arms Too Short to Box with God (1980–81). She later went on to become a successful recording artist. As a successful singer, she also earned lots of fame and money too. Below, we take a look at her net worth and earnings throughout the years so we can get an idea of her wealth.
What is Jennifer Holliday's Net Worth?
According to an article by Celebrity Net Worth, Jennifer Holliday holds an estimated net worth of $10 million. She earned this amount of net worth from her work as an actress and singer throughout the years.
Jennifer Holliday holds an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Source: Hollywood Reporter
Jennifer Holliday began her career at the age of 19 when she earned a big role on Broadway in 1979. Her performance in that musical earned her a 1981 Drama Desk nomination. At the age of 21, she began playing the role of 'Effie Melody White' in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls. Her performance in the role earned her numerous awards including the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, a Grammy Award for her recorded version of the song, and Drama Desk and Theater World awards for her acting performance.
As a recording artist, Holliday's version of the song 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' raised her fame to the national level. The song earned a tremendous success, topping at number-one on the Billboard R&B chart, and number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song that followed it, named 'I Am Love' became another hit in 1983. She later also released other R&B hits like 'Hard Time For Lovers' (1985), 'No Frills Love' (1985), 'I'm On Your Side' (1991), and 'A Woman's Got the Power' (2000).
Jennifer Holliday's Personal Life
Jennifer Holliday married twice in her life. She met keyboardist Billy Meadow in 1991 in a nightclub where she was singing and just two months later, in March, they got married. But the marriage lasted for just a short period of time, and nine months later in December of the same year, they divorced.
Jennifer Holliday married twice in her life.
Jennifer Holliday married Rev. Andre Woods, a minister in Detroit on March 21, 1993. But this marriage was also bound to fail soon and the couple divorced in 1994.
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