Nothing makes life more interesting than doing what we love most. No matter how many challenges we face in life, when we go for what we love, we will always have a reason to smile. One of the people who have learnt that secret is American singer and television host Carnie Wilson. Let’s continue reading to learn more about Carnie Wilson’s biography and net worth in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Although nothing much has been recorded about Carnie Wilson’s early life and biography, it is a fact that she was born on 29th April 1968. Carnie Wilson’s dad Brian Wilson is a well known musician and member of the famous ‘The Beach Boys’ band. Her mum Marilyn Rovell is also a musician and a member of “The Honeys”.
Carnie has a younger sister by the name Wendy Wilson whom they grew up with. Although Wendy also loves music it was not as deep as her elder sister Carnie. Carnie’s love for music started when she was a small girl and she influenced her sister into it too. She started off as a vocalist and her sister was always there to comprehend with her.
Carnie got married in 2000 to Robert Bonfiglio who is a musician and a music producer. The couple has been blessed with two daughters (Lola Sofia Bonfiglio- born in 2005) and Lucian “Luci” Bella Bonfiglio- born in 2009.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Carnie Wilson’s career kicked off as a member and co-founder of a band “Wilson Philips” which she founded along with her childhood friend Chynna Philips and her sister Wendy Wilson. They derived the name Phillip Wilson from their parents Marilyn and Brian Wilson and Michele and John Phillips. The band started when the three were still teenagers and they were able to release their first album in 1990.
Their first album was titled Wilson Phillips and it became a hit paving way for them to do their second album. The second album was titled “Shadows and Light” and was released in 1992. The second album was also received well by their funs and they sold millions of copies between 1990 and 1992. Carnie Wilson’s has however been known as a television presenter. She has presented a number of shows some of which include: Carnie, E!, Entertainment Tonight, among many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Carnie Wilson’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $27 million. Although she has been in other career, much of her wealth is from her singing career. Carnie Wilson’s career has majorly grown from her participation in the ‘Wilson Phillips’ band as many of the songs they do ends up earning them a lot of popularity.
Carnie Wilson’s love for music started off when she was a young girl and she influenced her younger sister Wendy to love music too. Other than being part of the William Phillips band, she tried releasing her first solo album in 2003 but it became a total failure. This left her with no other option that sticking to the William Phillips band.