In the world today we have seen that unity brings success. From the business sector to the world of entertainment, it has become the method of excellence. Pentatonix (PTX) is a group of A Cappella musicians that originated from Arrington, Texas in the United States. With a great combination of skills and talents, the group has one of the greatest stories ever told. Let’s have a close look at the net worth of Pentatonix in 2018.
The group was formed in 2011 and is known to produce cover songs using pop-style. They use vocal harmonies, percussion, bass lines, beatbox and riffing to create an extraordinary combination.
Pentatonix’s founder was Scott Hoying who was born in 1991, Mitchell Grassi (born in 1992), and Kirstin Maldonado who was born in 1992. They grew up in Arlington, Texas and attended Martin High School together.
Among their recognized debut songs was a version of “Telephone” they sent to a local radio competition. Even though they never won the competition, their school was attracted by their singing, and therefore they began performances. The version of “Telephone” they posted on YouTube attracted people’s attention.
After graduating from Martin High School, Maldonado and Hoying continued studying in different schools. Hoying pursued a popular music degree in the University of Southern California while Maldonado went to the University of Oklahoman to do Musical Theater.
SoCal VoCals was an a cappella group that Scott joined in his school and he met Avriel Kaplan who is known for his vocal bass. They also met a guy whose beatboxing video had gone viral on YouTube, Kevin Olusola. Kevin was already a graduate of Yale University.
Pentatonix has succeeded from the right beginning of their performances.
The Sing-Off was about to begin auditions for the third season when the group met a day prior. Amazingly, they succeed in auditions and won the season three title. After realizing what a potential they have, they decided to perform a full-time career in music when they relocated to Los Angeles.
Through ‘Madison Gate Records’ in 2012, pentatonix released PTX, Volume 1 which contained few original songs and covers.
From physical performance to online, the group used a YouTube channel where they released covers such as “Gangnam Style” and “Somebody That I Used to know”. They continued giving incredible performances to all audience not sure of their pending success.
Pentatonix also posted a mix of Daft Punk’s songs on YouTube (2013). They won Grammy Awards for best A Capella. They released an album through RCA records a year later.
They wrote their second song in 2013 PTX, Vol.II. They also release a cover of “Can’t Hold Us” the same year and got more than 65 million views for the video. They won YouTube music awards for the Imagine Dragons song cover.
In September 2014, EP PTX Vol. III appeared on the fifth position on Billboard 200. The release of a Christmas album “That’s Christmas to Me” the same year was incredibly amazing and listed second on Billboard 200. RIAA certified the album gold.
They later released full-length albums and cover songs.
In 2017, they were nominated in Daytime Emmy Awards under Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program.
Pentatonix won the greatest music award, Grammy, for three consecutive years since 2015. They won Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella in the first two years and Best Country Duo/Group Performance in 2017. They also won Shorty Awards for Best YouTube Musician in 2015.
Their most recognized songs are “ Daft Punk”, “ Daft Punk”, “ Hallelujah”, ” La La Latch”, ” If I Ever Fall In Love” featuring Jason Derulo and “Mary Did You know.”
In 2018, pentatonix dropped an album which only consists of original songs. RIAA certified gold and the album was listed on top of Billboard 200.
Net Worth & Earnings
The group has acquired an enormous amount of money through their albums and YouTube videos. Pentatonix has over a million followers on each social media platform. Their YouTube channel alone has over 15 million subscribers
The average monthly earnings of pentatonix is $80,000 making them one of the best-paid musicians. The group is estimated to have a net worth of $60 million.
Pentatonix has made efforts through teamwork to emerge as one of the most successful music groups in the world. Their wealth has increased at a higher rate since the group has attracted a lot of attention over a relatively short period.