Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper, better known to her fans as Cyndi Lauper, is a famous American singer, actress, and songwriter. She has been active in the industry for over 30 years, appearing in many Tv series, movies and doing Theater. Lauper released her debut album ” She’s So Unusual” in 1983, which indeed earned her a Grammy Award in the Best New Artist category.
With all her ventures, Cyndi Lauper net worth is estimated be $30 Million, the majority of which comes from her music albums.
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)|
|Spouse||David Thornton (m. 1991)|
Cyndi Lauper Net Worth
|2017||$ 30 million|
|2016||$ 28 million|
|2015||$ 25 million|
From her album Memphis Blues, the singer could earn $600,000 in 2010. While in 2009, she could earn, $1,347,000. From the album, ” A Night to Remember(1989)”, she could make $965,000.
Born on June 22, 1953, in Astoria, New York City, Lauper grew up in a Catholic family. Her mother, Catrine is an Italian American, while her father, Fred, was a Swiss descent. Spending her formative years in Ozone Park, from a young age she followed artists like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and The Beatles. Being passionate about music, she started playing guitar at the age 12 and also began writing her own songs
Her initial days were not easy as after running from home at age 17 due to her abusive stepfather, she first took some odd jobs to survive. During her struggling period, she also spent around two weeks in the woods just to discover her true self.
In 1970’s she first did stage shows, singing cover songs, however, she wanted to perform her own songs. Then in 1977 due to some issue, she damaged her vocal cords and thus refrained from signing for one year. Her doctors informed her that she might never sing again but instead of giving up she again regained her voice.
Awards won by her:
|MTV Video Music Award (1984)||Best Female Video|
|Grammy (1985)||Best New Artist|
|Emmy (1995)||Outstanding Guest Actress|
|Tony Awards (2013)||Best Original Score|
|Grammy (2014)||Best Musical Theater Album|