Belinda Carlisle is a popular American singer who is best known as a member of the group the Go-Gos. She has released many albums with the group and has also released albums as a solo artist. Her popular singles include “Mad About You”, “Heaven Is a Place on Earth”, “Leave a Light One”, In Too Deep”, and “Have You Ever Seen the Rain”. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Belinda Carlisle in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Belina Jo Carlisle was born in August 1958, in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Joanne and Harold Carlisle. Her father used to work in a gas station. Her mother was only eighteen years old at the time of her marriage, and her father was twenty years senior to her. She has got six younger siblings.
She was raised in Newbury Park and went to Newbury Park High School. In there, she was a cheerleader. After completing her high school, she began working at Hilton Hotels Corporation. She was only 19 years old when she left her home to have a career in music.
Belinda Carlisle has been successfully married to Morgan Mason since 1986. The couple has a son named James Duke Mason. The singer was married to Mike Marshall in 1982. She also had relationships with Graham “Suggs” McPherson and Michael Hutchence. There were reports that she had an encounter with dancer Pleasant Gehman.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1977, Belinda Carlisle joined the band Germs as a drummer. She then co-founded the band the Go-Go’s, which was originally named as the Misfits. The Go-Go’s debut album ‘Beauty and the Beat’ was released in 1981 and was a major commercial success. The following year, the band released ‘Vacation’.
The other albums of the band are ‘Talk Show’ and ‘God Bless the Go-Go’s’. They have also released the soundtrack album ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’. In addition to this, the Go-Go’s has released three compilation albums.
In 1988, Carlisle received a nomination for the Grammy Awards. She has also received nominations for the American Music Awards, Independent Music Award, and Music Week Award. As a solo artist, she released ‘Belinda’ in 1986. Her other albums include ‘Heaven on Earth’, ‘Runaway Horses’, ‘Live Your Life Be Free’, and ‘Wilder Shores’.
Net Worth & Earnings
For a singer who has sold millions of records across the world must have made good money. The singer has been successful enough to make a net worth of over $18 million. On many occasions, her albums have been certified as platinum. She has also released the compilation albums ‘The Best of Belinda’, ‘Original Gold’, ‘A Place on Earth’, and ‘The Anthology’. Apart from this, she has released many box sets including ‘Real’, ‘Heaven on Earth’, and ‘Runaway Horses’.
Belinda Carlisle is a very successful singer who continues to be active in her profession for over four decades. She has got many fans across the world and continues to release music. She is also an activist and supports the LGBT rights.