How much is Jewel worth? $30 million
How does Jewel earn her money and wealth?
Jewel Kilcher, known as Jewel, born on 23rd May 1974 at Payson, Utah, U.S. At the age of eight, Kilcher’s parents got divorced and she moved to Homer, Alaska with her father. Kilcher’s along with her father earned living by performing music in roadhouses. They also sang in hotels like Hotel Captain Cook and Hilton Anchorage. At the age of fifteen, Kilcher received a partial scholarship from Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan to study operatic voice. She relocated to Michigan to attend the classes where she learned classical music and to play guitar. After graduation, she moved to San Diego, California.
In 1995, Kilcher’s debut album, Pieces of You released by Atlantic Records. The album was produced by Ben Keith, who also produced the albums of Neil Young and Pasty Cline. The album includes both live recordings from a coffee house in San Diego, The Interchange, where Kilcher worked and also studio recordings, recorded at Neil Young’s personal studio in Redwood City, California. The album stayed in Billboard 200 for two years. In 1998, Jewel was invited to sing the American National Anthem at the opening of Super Bowl XXXII in San Diego.
Jewel’s second studio album, Spirit was released in 1998 by Atlantic records. The singles from the album include, “Hands”, “Down So Long” and “Jupiter” and a remix of “What’s Simple is True”. The single “Hands” hit No.6 on the Hot 100. In 1999, Jewel released her third studio album, Joy: A Holiday Collection. The only single from the album is “ Joy to the World”. Her next studio album, This Way, was released in 2001 by Atlantic Records. The singles from the album include “Standing Still” and “ Break Me”. The album debuted No. 9 on Billboard 200.
In 2003, Jewel released her album 0304. The single from the album, “Intuition” is more pop-oriented. The song reached No.5 on Billboard Adult Pop Songs and No.20 on Billboard 100. Her next album Goodbye Alice in Wonderland, which debuted No.8 on Billboard Album Chart was released in 2006. In 2007, Jewel recorded a duet, “No Good in Goodbye” with Jason Michael Carroll. The song was featured in Carroll’s debut CD, Waitin’ in the Country.
The following year, Jewel released her first country album, Perfectly Clear. The album debuted No.1 on Billboard Country Album Chart and No.8 on Billboard 200. The lead single from the album “ Stronger Women” entered Top 20 on the Billboard. In 2010, the album Lullaby was released by Somerset Entertainment, through Fisher-price Records. Her next album was Sweet and Wild released in 2010. In 2013, her album Greatest Hits was released. The album featured duets from Kelly Clarkson and Pistol Annie’s. Her next album Picking Up the Pieces released in 2015.
What are the highest selling albums of Jewel?
- Pieces of You (1995): 12 million copies
- This Way (2001): 1.5 million copies
- Joy: A Holiday Collection (1999): 1,121,000 copies.
- 0304 (2003): 771,000 copies
- Goodbye, Alice in Wonderland (2006): 337,000 copies
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