Facts of Kesha
|Birth Name||Kesha Rose Sebert|
|Profession||Singer, Rapper, Actress|
|Birth City||Los Angeles|
|Mother Name||Rosemary Patricia "Pebe" Sebert|
|Relation With||Brad Ashenfelter|
|Education||Brentwood High School|
|Date of Birth||March 1,1987|
Who Is Kesha?
Timber singer Kesha is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress. She is popular for hit songs like Blah, Blah, Blah, Your Love Is My Drug, Die Young, Tik Tok, and My First Kiss.
Kesha released her debut album titled Animal on 1 January 2010. The album peaked at no.1 on the Billboard 200. The American singer has starred in films like Bravo Supershow, Jem and the Holograms, and A Ghost Story. As of 2019, Kesha has earned an impressive net worth of $5 million.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Kesha?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kesha is currently enjoying a net worth of $5 million. She has amassed her wealth from her successful career as a singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress.
In the United States, the average salary of an actress ranges around $19k to $154k yearly. In a similar way, a singer can earn around $21,609 to $206,976 annually.
Beginning of Her Career: Songs and Albums
Kesha grew interested in singing at a very young age. She along with her mother co-wrote the song ‘Stephen’ together when she was just 16 years old. Likewise, Kesha was also in a band, Lagan.
At the age of 18, she was signed to Dr. Luke’s label Kemosabe Records which is owned by Sony Music Entertainment. A few of other artists signed to Kemosabe are Rock City, Juicy J, and Becky G.
In 2006, Kesha signed with DAS Communications Inc., for a year time in exchange for 20 percent of her music income. In 2008, she appeared in the music video ‘I Kissed a Girl’ by Katy Perry and ‘Lace and Leather’ by Britney Spears.
The American singer gained mainstream exposure in early 2009 following her appearance on rapper Flo Rida’s no.1 single Right Round. In 2009, she was signed to RCA Records through Dr. Luke’s imprint.
Well, here are the details on the albums Kesa has released over the period.
Her debut album Animal was released on January 2010 and peaked at no.1 on the Billboard 200, selling 152,000 copies in the first week. The album’s lead single ‘Tik Tok’ broke the record in the USA with the highest sales week for a single with 610k digital downloads in the first week. As of 2015, the song is sold around 18 million copies worldwide.
Her other albums like Animal, Blah BlahBlah are also some of highest selling albums.
Other singles like Blah Blah Blah, Your Love Is My Drug, and Take It Off gained similar commercial success reaching at the top 10 in USA, Australia, and Canada.
The Tik-Tok singer released her second album titled Warrior on 30th November 2012. The album peaked at no.6 on the Billboard 200 in the USA including other countries like Australia, Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom.
The album’s lead single ‘Die Young’ peaked at no.2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA. Some other songs from the album include C’mon and Crazy Kids.
On 7th October 2013, Kesha and Pitbull’s collaboration ‘Timber’ was released which became an international commercial success.
Kesha’s third album titled Rainbow was released on 11th August 2017. The album debuted at no.1 on the Billboard 200 in the USA with singles like Praying, Learn to Let Go, and Woman.
The album became a commercial success and received nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.
As of 2019, she released a song titled ‘Rich, White Straight, Men’. On July 2019, Kesha released the single Best Day for the film The Angry Birds Movie 2.
Tours, Concerts, and Music Influences
The Animal singer officially announced her Get Sleazy Tour on 8th November 2010, supporting her debut album Animal. The tour began on 15 February 2011 in Portland, Oregon, and ended on 29 September 2011 in Rio de Janeiro.
She announced the Warriors Tour on 3rd July 2013 in Cork, Ireland, and ended on 19th September 2015 in South Carolina.
In a similar way, her Kesha and the Creepies: Fuck the World Tour began in Las Vegas, on 23rd July 2016. She visited Canada, China, and different places of the United States during her tour. She ended the tour on 21st July 2017, in Aurora, USA.
The Timber singer announced her second solo and fourth tour titled Rainbow Tour in support of her third studio album. The tour began on 26th September, in Birmingham and is scheduled to end on 16th November 2019, in Las Vegas.
The tour has grossed over 76 million in total with tickets ranging from $42 to $2,484 on the secondary ticket market.
The Warrior singer’s music consists of hip hop, punk rock, glam rock, dance music, and classic country. She calls artist like Madonna, Queen, the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, and several more as her musical influences.
She also draws inspiration from classic films as well as rap music. The music video of ‘Your Love Is My Drug’ featured animated sequences inspired by The Beatles’ film ‘Yellow Submarine’.
Does Kesha Have any Endorsement Deals? How Much Does She Earn From Her Social Media Accounts?
The 32-year-old singer also pockets a decent sum of money from her sponsorship and contract deals. To date, she has endorsed several big brands and popular companies like Casio watches’ Baby-G line.
As of September 2019, Kesha has around 3M followers on Instagram, 3.46M on Twitter, and 26.599M on Facebook. According to a reliable source, she receives around $5,673 to $9,455 per paid post with Instagram.
Likewise, she has over 3.55M subscribers on her self-titled YouTube channel. As per Social Blade, her channel is estimated to make in between $53-$853 per month to $640-$10.2k annually.
Where Does the American Singer Live?
The Rainbow singer resides in her 1,400 sq.ft Venice, California home. The Spanish-style mansion was built in 1926 featuring 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, and a detached one-car garage which was converted into an art studio. She purchased the house for $1.65 million back in 2014.
She previously owned a 4,382 square feet mansion with 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom, and a swimming pool in Nashville. She listed her property in the market for $1.55 million which was later lowered down to $1.45 million.
Kesha rides around expensive cars like Cadillac Escalade SUV worth of $75,000 and a Classic 1978 Pontiac Transam.
Tax Payments and Philanthropic Works
As per Smart Assets, she is reported to pay $13,085 annually as the annual property taxes for her Venice house worth $1.65 million. Besides, her insurance policy is not out yet.
Kesha is one of the most charitable and generous person. Due to her charitable nature, she was named rights group Humane Society of the United States’s first global ambassador for animal rights.
She also took part in a campaign for PETA alongside singer Iggy Pop and protested the clubbing of baby seals in Canada. Similarly, she also wrote on behalf of the organizations to McDonald’s over the conditions of their slaughterhouses.
Here is a list of organizations supported by Kesha:
- American Foundation for AIDS Research
- Amnesty International
- Dress for Success
- Humane Society International
- It Gets Better Project
- Musicians on Call
- The Humane Society
- The Trevor Project
- Muscular Dystrophy Association
She is also involved in several LGBTQ activism.
Kesha’s Lawsuit against music producer Dr. Luke & Debt: Who Helped Her During Her Legal Battles?
In 2014, the American singer sued producer Dr. Luke for sexual assault and battery, sexual harassment, emotional abuse, gender violence, and violation of California business practices which occurred while working together.
Likewise, in 2015, she filed a lawsuit against Sony to let her out of her deal with Dr. Luke’s record label, Kemosabe Records Label. According to various sources, Dr. Luke has withheld royalties from Kesha which virtually leaves her with no income source.
The following year, a New York Supreme Court judge ruled against her request for a preliminary injunction that would release her from her contract, putting her in the undesirable position of having to work for the label of man who allegedly abused her repeatedly.
On the other hand, singer Taylor Swift donated $250,000 to Kesha’s legal fund as a ‘show of support’. Taylor claimed, she was moved by the unfortunate situation Kesha had been going through.
Short Early Life & Personal Biography of Kesha
Kesha Rose Sebert was born on 1st March 1987 in Los Angeles, California, the United States. She was born to a single mother, Pebe Sebert, a singer-songwriter.
Sebert grew up alongside her siblings Lagan Blue Sebert and Louie Sebert. She holds American nationality and has mixed (German, Hungarian, and Polish) ancestry.
She attended Franklin High School and later went to Brentwood High School. Although Kesha dropped out of school at the age of 17, she received her GED afterward.
Kesha’s Sexual Orientation: Who Is the American Singer Dating?
Kesha came out as bisexual in 2010 when she confessed: “I wouldn’t say I’m gay or straight. I don’t like labeling things anyway.” Similarly, in 2013, in an interview with Seventeen magazine, she said: “I don’t love just men. I love people, it’s not about a gender.”
Currently, she is dating a guy named Brad Ashenfelter. The couple first met back in 2014 via her hairstylist. Since then, they have been together in a committed relationship without walking down the aisle as husband-wife.
Prior to Brad, she was romantically linked with Alex Carapetis and rapper Faheem Najm aka T-Pain.
How old is Kesha?
As of 2019, Kesha is 32 years old. She is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) tall in height and weighs around 64 kg or 161 lbs.
She has a well-maintained body with 36 inches bust, 28 inches waist, and 37 inches hip. In a similar way, her dress size is US8 and wears a size 10US shoe.
Net Worth Over The Years
Kesha has been active in the music industry for over 14 years. She has released 3 studio albums, 24 singles and 2 EPs to date.
Here is a list of her estimated net worth over the years:
In a similar way, here is a list of her earnings from other income sources:
|Singles as Lead Artist||$369,941|
|Single as Featured Artist||$466,257|
|Tours and Concert||$35.2 million|