Cassadee Pope is an American singer who rose to fame as the lead singer of the band Hey Monday. Pope has so far released one studio album and three extended playlists with the band until 2011 after which the band went on hiatus. She kick-started her solo career through the 2012 extended playlist Cassadee Pope and emerged winner of the third season of the singing competition The Voice becoming the first female contestant to win the title. Continue reading to know more about the life, career, and net worth of Cassadee Pope in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Cassadee Blake Pope was born on August 28, 1989, in West Palm Beach, Florida, the United States to Lenny pope and Lori Pope. She has a sister named Ashley Pope. Cassadee attended the Wellington High School in Wellington, Florida where she formed a band named Blake along with her friend Mike Gentile.
Cassadee Pope was rumored to be in a relationship with David Blaise in 2008 and the following year news spread that she was dating Robert Dawson. After that, she started to date Rian Dawson, drummer of the band All Time Low which resulted in an engagement in 2017. The couple separated after that and currently, she is in a relationship with Sam Palladio of Nashville fame.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Cassadee Pope along with her friends founded the band Hey Monday which released its first album in October 2008 titled Hold on Tight. The album had 11 songs and among those Pope wrote two and co-wrote the other 9. The band released its debut extended playlist titled Beneath it All in 2010 followed by the second EP The Christmas EP in December 2011. The band went on hiatus after that and Cassadee started to concentrate on her solo career.
On May 22, 2012, she released her debut EP titles Cassadee Pope which contained four songs written by Pope herself. She contested in the singing competition show The Voice and emerged victorious becoming the first female contestant to win the competition. In 2013, she signed with Republic Nashville, a country music label.
She released her solo album Frame by Frame in October 2013 which sold over 125,000 in its first week of release. Her music video Wasting All the Tears won the 2014 Breakthrough Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards, and she earned a Grammy nomination along with Chris Young in the category Best Country Duo.
Net Worth & Earnings
So far, over 2 million copies of her works have been sold in the United States which is quite a big achievement for the budding singer. Her successful career and other endorsements have amassed her good fortune and her net worth is $5 million.
Cassadee Pope has already proved that she is a promising country singer and the day for her to become one of the best in the genre is not very far.