Clay Aiken Net Worth : $7 Million
An American Singer, Television Personality, Songwriter and Author
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
15 years (approximately)
Date of Birth
November 30, 1978
Acquired Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from University of North Carolina
1 Son (Parker Foster Aiken)
Clay’s Total Net Worth
Clay Aiken is an American singer, actor, producer and author with a net worth of $7 million. Born on November 30th, 1978, in North Carolina, Clay was the second runner-up of American Idol Season 2. He has released six studio albums, produced a Christmas special as well as co-authored the New York Times best-selling book, titled ‘Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life’.
Clay Aiken’s Ventures
Since 2003, Aiken has released 6 studio albums. In 2003, Aiken released his first album, Measure of a Man, which was the highest selling debut of any artist in ten years. In 2004, he released a holiday album, Merry Christmas with Love, which set a new record for the fastest selling album since 1991. He released his second studio album in September 2006, titled ‘A Thousand Different Ways’, while in 2007, he released second Christmas album ‘All is Well’. On May 6, 2008, Aiken came up with a song ‘On My Way Here’, which later became the album’s title. In 2010, he came out with a new collection, called ‘Tried and True’. On December 10, 2011, Aiken released his new single ‘Bring Back My Love’ and in March, 2012, he released a new album comprising his previous recordings, called ‘Steadfast’.
Properties: Private Fortune
In 2006, Clay purchased a lavish home for $2.361 million in Durham, North Carolina, United States. The house is constructed over 9,392-square feet area, and comprises of a professional kitchen, recreation room, home theatre and bonus rooms. This beautiful house is now on sale for $2.7 million.
With Diane Bubel, Clay Aiken co-founded an organization, named ‘National Inclusive Project’, which supports mentally and physically challenged children and helps them to interact with non-disabled people. He was also appointed as the National Ambassador of U.S. Fund for UNICEF, which aims to provide better education facilities for children. In March 2005, Aiken was sent by UNICEF to Tsunami-stricken Banda Aceh in order to spread awareness about restoring education in the affected area. In 2007, he went to spent Christmas with the children, affected by flood in Chiapas and Tabasco. In June, 2008 UNICEF sent Aiken to Somalia and Kenya.
Awards & Achievements
Clay Aiken has received several awards since the inception of his music career.
- In 2003, Aiken won “Fan’s Choice Award”.
- He won “Best Selling Single of 2003” for Bridge Over Troubled Water/ This Is The Night.
- In 2004, he won “Best Selling Christmas Album” for Merry Christmas with Love.
- In 2004, he won “Best Selling Christian Album” for Merry Christmas with Love.
- Clay won “Top 40 Male Artist of the Year Award”, in 2004.
- In 2005, he won “Outstanding Yule CD” for Merry Christmas with Love.