The Voice Coaches Past & Present: How Much Are They Worth?
NBC’s The Voice has set itself a part from other talent compeition reality series after American Idol made the genre an extremely popular series idea. After four years and nine seasons there has been a lot of talent go on and off the stage; however, one of the most interesting parts about the show is that a lot of fans watch not because of the singing, but because of the celebrity coaches. The “bromance” between unlikely duo country star Blake Shelton and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine has become notorious in the media and watching the relationships and banter between all of the super famous coaches is one of the most entertaining components of The Voice. One thing is for sure, NBC must have a huge payroll budget to secure these big names, taking away time they would be in the studio or performing. Coaching on The Voice is not what is packing these stars’ bank accounts, but it is certainly helping. Check out how much each of the eight coaches who have appeared on The Voice are worth!
8. CeeLo Green
Estimated Net Worth: $22 Million. Cee Lo Green is a music industry mogul holding the titles of singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor. Although he had been singing for years, Cee Lo became widely known to the public in 2006 when he and Danger Mouse formed to create the duo Gnarls Barkley, hitting it big with their first single “Crazy.” Cee Lo then hit it big with a single of his own with the 2010 hit “F–k You!” and in 2011 became one of the original coaches on The Voice. He coached for season 1-3 and came back for season 5 and, although he never won, he came close in season 2 when his contestant Juliet Simms was the runner-up. In 2011, Cee Lo earned a reported $75,000 per episode of The Voice as well as a whopping $20 million in endorsements as reported by The New York Times.
Estimated Net Worth: $220 Million. Yes, you are reading that right, according to Celebrity Net Worth and The Richest, Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira is worth $220 million. Needless to say she is the highest selling Colombian singer of all time and is the third most viewed artist of all time on YouTube. She has won two Grammys, eight Latin Grammys and seven Billboard Music Awards just to name a few, and has intermittently coached on The Voice, appearing for seasons 4 and 6. She hasn’t won either season that she coached and has once again been focusing on her music and her family, but has not ruled out returning to the show again. She made a reported $12,000,000 for coaching in season 4.