Phillip Phillips is an American songwriter, singer, and musician who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. He is best known for winning the American Idol’s 11th season in 2012. He released his first studio album ‘The World from Side of the Moon’ in 2012. He is known for singing folk rock and pop rock songs. His first single ‘Home’ is still considered as his biggest hit till date.
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Biography & Wiki
Phillip LaDon Phillips Jr. was born in 1990 on 20th September to Phillip LaDon Phillips Sr. and Sheryl Jacks. He was born in Albany but was raised in Leesburg Georgia. He has two elder sisters named LaDonna Phillips and Lacey Phillips.
He started playing guitar at the age of 14. In 2009 he also created a band with his mentor brother in laws Benjamin Neil and Todd Urick. Together they played at several local events and venues.
He completed his high school education from Lee County High School. Later he got a major in Industrial Systems Technology from Albany Technical College.
In 2014, Phillips publically got engaged with his long time girlfriend named Hannah Blackwell. The couple soon tied the knot with each other in 2015. The couple can be posting candid images of and with each other on their social media accounts.
He actually started working in a pawn shop, owned by his family before entering American Idol.
He has with music labels like 19 and Interscope.
Soon after winning American Idols 11th season he released his first album called ‘The World from Side of the Moon’. His second album ‘Behind the Light’ was released in 2014.
He has been diagnosed with Kidney Stones, which were removed through a surgery.
Apart from his singing career, he often Lent his vocal blessing to organizations like Gibson Flood relief campaign and Sarah foundation.
He is best known for his debut single ‘Home’ which was released after his victory on the Talent reality show.
He has also appeared on tour shows of stars like Matchbox Twenty in 2012 North Tour, John Mayer 2013 ‘Born and Raised World Tour’ and Goo Goo Dolls ‘Long Way Home Tour’.
Currently, it is being speculated that the American Idol winner is working on his third studio album which is expected to release anytime soon.
Awards & Achievements
Phillip Phillips is yet to win an award in Hollywood, but he has been nominated for several music awards like American Music Awards for New Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Song and Top Rock Album, Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Artist, Choice Love Song and Choice Breakout Artist. He is also nominated for World Music Award and MuchMusic Video Award in 2013.
Net Worth of Phillip Phillips
Phillip Phillips has an estimated net worth of over $5 million. He has made most his income through his singing career and album sale. However, the singer is also known for making millions through his tour endeavors and sponsorship deals.
Phillip Phillips or the 11th Musician Idol of America is a treat for our ear drums. He is without a doubt one of sweetest voices in the American Music Industry. He has blessed with his hit songs like ‘Gone Gone Gone’ and ‘Home’, and hundreds of covers of other songs, giving classics a Phillip twist that is loved and cherished by his fans. He has started off his career and gained more fame than many Disney stars in his 5 years career span. We hope that he keeps on making new music and blessing us with his angelic voice.