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Kelly Clarkson’s net worth explored as singer settles divorce from Brandon Blackstock

Kelly Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter, and reality television star with an estimated net worth of $45 million starting in 2022. She rose to prominence after winning the first season of the singing television series “American Idol” in 2002.

She is making headlines today as her divorce case finally comes to a settlement. Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock have been battling a bitter divorce case for more than two years. She filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences in 2020.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon approved the terms. Under the terms, from now on, Brandon will have custody of the children for one weekend a month while primary custody of their 2 children will remain with Kelly Clarkson.

Kelly Clarkson’s net worth and other details

Additionally, Kelly will carve out the lion’s share of the assets while Brandon will only receive child support of $115,000 per month until January 2024.

Clarkson has built an impressive net worth mainly through his success in the entertainment world and also because of his smart money moves. She is also a best-selling writer in the category of children’s books.

Here’s everything you need to know about Kelly Clarkson, her life, career, and more in our article below. Continue reading!

Youth and career

Kelly Brianne Clarkson was born in 1982 in Fort Worth, Texas. After her parents divorced, she was separated from her siblings. Kelly stayed with her mother, while her siblings stayed with other relatives. She was raised as a Southern Baptist. She was very good at singing and received scholarships to many universities due to her singing skills. She did not pursue higher education as she wanted to focus entirely on her musical career.

After graduating in 2000, Clarkson’s top priority was to record a demo reel. To support her ambition, she did many jobs and eventually caught the interest of record labels.

In 2001, she moved to Los Angeles for better opportunities. Although she managed to record a 5-track demo tape, she received no offers. Due to financial difficulties, she returned home.

Her friends encouraged her to audition for “American Idol”. She appeared for the audition and eventually not only made it to the final round, but also won the entire competition.

Real estate investments

Kelly bought a 10,000 square foot mansion in Encino, Calif., for $8.5 million in June 2018. This home is her family’s primary residence.

In 2018, she listed her Tennessee home for an asking price of $8.75 million which she bought in 2012 for $3 million. The 20,000 square foot lakeside property was eventually sold for $6.3 million in 2020.

She owns a 275-acre ranch in Montana that was purchased for $2 million in 2015. At current market prices, it’s worth around $17 million according to the couple’s own legal documents. Kelly bought a new mansion in 2010 in Los Angeles for $5.5 million.

Earnings from “The Voice”

As a judge on the American singing television series “The Voice”, she received a salary of $560,000 per episode. Over the entire season, she raised $14 million. His cumulative income just from the series is around $53 million before taxes. Kelly has earned approximately $100 million during her professional career.

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