What is the net worth of Norah Jones?
Norah Jones is an award-winning American singer, songwriter, and pianist with a net worth of $25 million whose albums have sold more than 50 million copies worldwide.
She was awarded the best jazz artist of the decade by Billboard. After winning nine Grammy Awards, she was ranked 60th on Billboard magazine's performers of the 2000s decade list.
Quick Facts About Norah Jones
|Norah Jones Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Birth Name||Geethali Norah Jones Shankar|
|Date of Birth||March 30, 1979|
|Height||5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Musician|
Norah Jones Earnings, Career, Wiki, and More
As of 2021, she is expected to have a net worth of $25 million which she primarily gained from her successful musical career as a singer, songwriter, and pianist. She also earns income by collaborating with other artists and performing on concerts and tours. Her minimal acting and interviewing skills have also provided her with a substantial salary.
When it comes to her worth in real estate, she bought a historic townhouse in New York City for $4.9 million in 2009. She listed the original townhome for $8 million in November of 2019 and promptly found a buyer. It was reported in 2015 that she had purchased a neighboring townhouse in the same Cobble Hill area. She paid $6.25 million for the property.
She moved to New York City from Texas in 1999. She formed a band with Harris less than a year later, and their songs became hits. Before becoming a recording artist, she worked as a lounge singer. She performed with Wax Poetic, Peter Malick, and jazz musician Charlie Hunter before producing her debut studio album.
Come Away with Me, her debut album launched in 2002, was hailed for its blend of acoustic pop, soul, and jazz. It debuted at No. 139 on the Billboard 200 and quickly rose to No. 1. It was certified diamond in February 2005 for selling 10 million copies.
Feels Like Home released in 2004 was her second album, and it debuted at No. 1 in at least 16 countries. The album was nominated for three Grammys at the 47th Grammy Awards in 2005, winning one for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Sunrise".
On January 30, 2007, she released her third album, Not Too Late. She wrote or co-wrote every song on the album for the first time. The album has sold over 4 million copies around the world.
The Fall, her fourth studio album, was released in November 2009 and debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, selling 180,000 copies in its first week. Although it was her first album to fail to chart at No. 1 in the United States, it received critical acclaim. Her fifth studio album, Little Broken Hearts, was released on May 1, 2012, and she collaborated with Danger Mouse on it.
Day Breaks, her sixth studio album, was released on October 7, 2016, and featured nine new songs and three cover versions. Pick Me Up Off the Floor, her seventh studio album was released on June 12, 2020. It was her first album to not debut in the top three on the US Billboard 200, debuting at number 87.
In addition to her music career, she made her acting debut in a film directed by Wong Kar-wai in 2007, playing the protagonist. For the film, she penned and performed the song "The Story". She served as a judge for the 5th annual Independent Music Awards, which aimed to encourage the careers of independent musicians.
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Norah Jones Relationship and Personal Life
She is a married woman and has two children with her husband Pete Remm who is also a musician and is a keyboardist by profession.
From 2000 through 2007, she was in a relationship with bassist Lee Alexander. She moved to New Delhi to spend time with her father, Ravi Shankar, after a period of estrangement and penned some songs that were ultimately recorded for the album The Fall.
Norah Jones Early Life, Family, and Education
Sue Jones, an American concert promoter, and Ravi Shankar, an Indian musician, gave birth to her in Manhattan, New York. She is of mixed Indian and American ancestry. She grew up in Grapevine, Texas, with her mother after her parents divorced in 1986.
She started singing in church as a child and also took piano and voice training. Before going to Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, she attended Colleyville Middle School and Grapevine High School. Her music began in the local Methodist Church, where she sang solos regularly. She sang in the school chorus, played the alto saxophone, and was a member of the band in high school. She majored in jazz piano at the University of North Texas (UNT) and sang in the UNT Jazz Singers.
Interesting Facts About Norah Jones
- As of November 2021, she has around 423k followers on her Instagram account.
- She received the DownBeat Student Music Awards for Best Jazz Vocalist twice, in 1996 and 1997, and Best Original Composition in 1996 while in high school.
- With both parents' permission, she changed her name to Norah Jones at the age of 16, removing the Indian aspects from her name.
- She was named one of the most important people in the world by Time magazine in 2004.