Ellie Goulding Net Worth $1.3 Million
Born on December 30, 1986, Ellie Goulding is a native of Lyonshall, Herefordshire and the second born out of four children. This English songstress is able to play multiple instruments and has worked at various points as an actress as well. Her early career started when she was introduced to Starsmith and Frankmusik. Her manager, Jamie Lilywhite, helped her to be signed onto Polydor Records in 2009. This led to the release of her first album, An Introduction to Ellie Goulding. This album debuted at the top spot on the United Kingdom's charts. By the end of 2009, it had managed to sell a total of 380,000 copies. Altogether, she has accumulated an estimated net worth of $1.3 million.
Musically, Ellie Goulding's style is often compared to artists like Bjork, Kate Nash and Tracey Thorn. Through her music, she became the second musician to place first in the “Sound of...” poll and the Critic's Choice Award. Some of her most popular songs include “Wish I Had Stayed” and “Your Song”. Her single, “Lights”, hit the top of the Billboard charts after 32 weeks of climbing the chart. This long-rise to the top is the longest climb ever to reach one of the top two positions. Due to the songs popularity, “Lights” was certified as triple platinum. During her career, she has performed at the Dot to Dot Festival and the 2010 iTunes Festival. Altogether, she sold a total of three million albums by 2013. She also sold a total of ten million singles globally.
Before she became a famous musician, Ellie Goulding studied drama and politics at the University of Kent. By the second year of her studies, she was discovered and began her music career. Despite her busy schedule, Goulding still tries to run six miles each day. In 2013, she ran a half marathon in Washington D.C. She has also participated in the She Runs LA event for less privileged students and performed at Gucci's “Chime for Change” concert for justice and education for women.