Who Is Adam Lambert?
Adam Lambert is an American actor, songwriter, and singer who has a net worth of $25 million. He has sold more than 5 million singles and 3 million albums across the globe. He first became famous to the world after he finished as the eighth season runner-up in American Idol. Just a year after the reality show, he launched his debut album titled For Your Entertainment. His album reached the #3 spot in the US Billboard 200.
Celebrity Name: Adam Lambert
Full Name: Adam Mitchel Lambert
Birth Date: January 29, 1982
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Weight: 83 kilos
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Profession: Actor, singer, and songwriter
Net Worth: $25 million
Adam Mitchel Lambert was born on January 29, 1982, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to parents Eber Lambert and Leila Lambert. His father is a program manager, while his mother is a dental hygienist. He has one younger brother named Neil. Shortly after he was born, his family moved to San Diego, CA.
When he was only nine, he started to perform with MET2, previously known as Metropolitan Educational Theatre Network. After a few years, he started more serious vocal and acting coaching, while he continues to perform with MET2 and Broadway Bound Youth Theatre Foundation.
He attended Mesa Verde High School and then transferred to Mount Carmel High School. He religiously participated both in the school’s choir and theater and even joined local band competitions.
After he finished high school, he went to California State University but only stayed there for more than a month. He moved to Los Angeles as he wanted to work in the real entertainment world.
Adam Lambert has always been open about his sexual orientation. He is gay and was in an open relationship with Sauski Koskinen, a reporter and reality TV personality. They were together for almost three years, from November 2010 to April 2013.
From March 2019 to November 2019, Lambert was in a relationship with a young model named Javi Costa Polo. He is currently single.
In 2016, he revealed that he has an addiction to tattoos. Before he joined the American Idol, he got his first tattoo on his wrist. Well-known tattoo artists that have tattooed Lambert include Roxx, Daniel Meyer, And Maxim Plescia-Büchi.
Lambert is a social activist and LGBT advocate.
Adam Lambert Career
When he was 19, Lambert began his professional career by singing on a cruise ship. He worked there for ten months with Anita Mann Productions. Later on, he performed in a light opera in California. Two years after, he was included in the cast of Hair, a European tour. Since then, he has performed in various projects, including Brigadoon, 110 In the Shade, and The Ten Commandments: The Musical. During these times, he was also the front of an underground rock band named The Citizen Vein.
In 2009, he auditioned for the eighth season of the American Idol by singing Bohemian Rhapsody and Rock With You. During Hollywood Week, he sang Believe and What’s Up for his solo performance and Some Kind of Wonderful for group performance.
There were photos of him kissing another man that surfaced while the competition was on-going. He confirmed that it was him on the picture and that he has nothing to hide. He finished as a runner-up for the season. He started the American Idol tour in July 2009.
Later that year, he released his first album titled For Your Entertainment, which sold almost 200,000 copies in just the first week of release.
In December 2011, his second album titled Trespassing was released digitally. The album was officially released on May 15, 2012. It received a lot of positive reviews and even reached the #1 spot on the Billboard 200.
In February 2014, he returned to American Idol as a guest mentor during the boot camp workshop of Randy Jackson.
Awards and Achievements
Being a notable singer and performer, Adam Lambert has received a lot of awards and honors in his career. Here are some of them:
- 2012 Favorite Billboard 200 No. 1 Album
- 2011 BMI Music Award for Award-Winning Songs
- 2013 China’s Huading Music Award for Favorite International Artist
- 2013 China’s Huading Music Award for Fan Choice Award
- 2010 CMA Wild and Young Award for Best International Male Singer
- 2016 CMT Music Award for CMT Performance of the Year
- 2013 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist
- 2013 Davidson/Valentini Award
- 2009 Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Reality/Variety Star
- 2009 Young Hollywood Award for Artist of the Year
Adam Lambert Total Net Worth
To date, Adam Lambert has a net worth of at least $25 million. Most of his fortune comes from his career as a singer and performer. He has sold over 3 million copies of his albums and 5 million singles in many parts of the world. Apart from that, he also went on several tours, which contributed to his net worth. Furthermore, he is a notable TV personality as being a mentor and judge in popular reality shows like The X Factor and American Idol.