The 2017 breakout star SZA got prominence with her debut album 'Ctrl,' which got her 5 Grammy nominations and was critically acclaimed. She worked and reworked the album until the record company took away her hard drive in the spring of 2017.
How rich is SZA?
Source: SZA, Instagram
The album debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200, moving 60,000 equivalent-album units in its first full tracking week. As of March 2018, the album has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for accumulating over 1,000,000 in album-equivalent units and pure sales.
The album blowing up means it adds more dollars on SZA's bank account. Let's see how much she made from it.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the American R&B singer and songwriter controls a net worth of $3 million. The singer released multiple EPs, but her 2017 'Ctrl' got her all the fame she has now.
'Ctrl' is SZA's first and only full studio album.
The singer, after receiving Grammy nominations and debuting no.3 on the Billboard list, has checked off another very prominent milestone. Another achievement to add to her growing list of 2017 milestones is her first No. 1 single on the Billboard's Hot R&B Songs chart. Rising from last week's No. 3 position, 'The Weekend', a song she wrote about a guy she went out with who was dating another girl, unseated Khalid's 'Young Dumb & Broke' for the top spot.
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The singer collaborated with a lot of well-known stars in Hip-hop and R&B. Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Maroon 5, Justin Timberlake, either singing alongside them of writing some of their songs.
SZA bought a new Tudor home, which starts from $196,000; It's quite a spacious one, which means it could've cost much more for her. But her net worth is well enough to cover the cost.
SZA in her new home
We do not know much about her car collections, but the way she's blown up over the years, one can guess she probably has a pretty nice ride for herself.
SZA for an upcoming Calvin Klein campaign.
Besides her music collaborations, the singer also does a lot of ad campaigns for different beauty & fashion brands like Sephora, Gap, and the recent Calvin Klein, which adds more to her fortune. Yeah, her weight loss endeavor helped her a lot in emerging as a model as well.
The debut album, 'Ctrl', has sold over a million copies since its release. It crossed 1 million sales and was certified Platinum. The album's selling for $9.99 (Mp3) and $19.19 (Vinyl) on Amazon and stores around the world.
SZA's collaborations with all the stars are also playing a very significant role in net worth accumulation. The millions of views on YouTube, and the songs being played over a million times on Spotify all only adds more dollars in her bank account.
SZA's album 'Ctrl' cover
The singer is now a successful artist with everything she wants in life, but she remembers her struggle period when she had very little to go on with.
Blown away by her 2017 success, SZA shared a long note on Instagram last month about how far she's come.
She explained, "I remember pretending to be vegan because that's all I could afford lol (chips avocado n salad mix). I remember sleeping on everyone's couch cause I missed the train AGAIN (thank yall for having me lol ). Sold my beloved 500$ grillz for 50 bucks at the gold shop for train fair (I was SICK lol)."
Yeah, that didn't stop her from finding what she truly loved in life.
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Despite being such a huge success, SZA always maintains a humble profile in public. The artist is rumored to have a tour in the year 2020/2021, but the statement is not official up until now.
SZA's recent song "I Hate U" managed to grab massive attention within her old and new fanbase. As of 2022, SZA is 32-year-old; however, her age isn't the only number that increased. Her financial figure also improved.
According to Wealthy Persons, SZA holds a massive net worth of $4 million as of January 2022. Yes, the diva has increased her fortune by a million. As mentioned above, at the beginning of 2020, her net worth was $3 million.
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