Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper, popular with her stage name Cyndi Lauper is a singing sensation and actress who has a very respected name in the American entertainment industry. She has released many hit singles and even become the first debut female artist to enter the top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. Lauper has also worked in many movies and television shows. Cyndi has sold more than 20 million singles and 50 million albums all over the globe making one of the world’s best-selling singers in the history. Have a look at the net worth of Cyndi Lauper in 2019 in detail.
Early Life & Biography
This beautiful singer was born on 22nd June 1953 in the city of Astoria, New York City to father Fred and mother Catrine. She has one older sister Ellen and a younger brother Fred. Her parents divorced when she was only five years old. Cyndi’s mother married the second time, but again it ends up in divorce. Lauper has spent a great portion of her childhood in Ozone Park that located in the neighborhood in Queens City.
As a youngster, she loves the songs of Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, The Beatles, and Billie Holiday. Cyndi starts writing songs and playing guitar from the very small age of 12. Also, she likes to color her hairs in different styles and adopted the name Cyndi on the advice of her friend. Lauper has completed her schooling from the Richmond Hill High School and earned GED from there. She has a very abusive stepfather due to which Cyndi leaves home at the age of 17 years.
Cyndi then leaves in the woods for two weeks and then moved to Vermont for studying art in the Johnson State College. She worked part-time to support her finances.
There is no greater information available about the personal life of Cyndi Lauper. She was in a relationship with the David Wolff, but the couple doesn’t marry despite staying together for six years. Then she starts dating David Thornton, and they married in 1991.
The couple blessed with a son, named Declyn Wallace Thomson Lauper who was born on 19th November 1997. He has also entered the music profession in the footsteps of his parents.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
She starts her career performing in the streets before forming the band “Blue Angel” with John Turi. The band released a self-titled album in the 1980s whose cover included in the list of best new wave album covers by Rolling Stone magazine. However, the album’s sale was poor, and the band broke up that make Cyndi land in financial problems.
She made a strong comeback with the release of her solo album that named “She’s So Unusual.” After that, there was no setback for the Cyndi as she released plenty of albums in the next few years. Each of them received a great response from the audience and made her a star. Also, Cyndi has acted in plenty of television shows like Front & Center, 30 Rock, The Simpsons, Mad About You, and Gossip Girls among others. She is a Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and winner of Grammys, MTV Music Awards, and American Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Cyndi Lauper is $35 million. She has released more than 11 studio albums and sold over 50 million copies. The sale of her music records is the biggest source of her income. Also, this melodious singer has acted in television serials and movies that let her make great money.
Cyndi Lauper is a perfect example of how anyone can achieve their goals after battling with poverty and abuse. We wish she always stay healthy.