Sia is a widely-known Australian singer, songwriter and music video director since the 90’s. Her career started as a singer of a local band by the name “Crisp.” After the band disbanded, Sia released her first debut studio album “Only See” in 1997. Sia has managed to release eight studio albums; she has performed and written many songs for many films. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Sia in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Sia Kate Isobelle Fuller was born on December 18, 1975, in Adelaide South Australia to Phil Colson and Leone Further. She is also the niece of a well-known singer and actor Kevin Colson. As a child, Sia imitated the performing style of her early influencers Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Sting.
Sia attended Adelaide High School. She started her career as a singer in a local band “Crisps” until 1997 when the band got disbanded. Sia later released her debut studio album “only see” on Flavoured Records on December 23rd, 1997. She later moved to London, England and provided lead vocals for a British duo “Zero 7”.
Sia was dating Dan Pontifex who later met his death through a car accident. Sia was married to Erik Anders Lang in 2014 but later divorced in 2016. In 2010 after her boyfriend got killed in a horrific accident, Sia hit an ultimate low and was planning her death. Her songs are well known for being authentic, relatable and soulful.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Sia started her career as a singer in a local band Crisp which later got disbanded in 1997. On December 23rd, 1997, she released her first debut studio album by the name “Only See.” She later moved to London where she provided lead vocals for the British duo Zero 7. Sia later signed a recording deal with the prestigious Sony Music’s sub-label Dance Pool in the year 2000 where she released her second studio album by the name “Healing is Difficult” in the following year.
Sia was displeased with the promotion of the record, and this led her in signing to Go! Beat where she released her third studio album “color the small one” in 2004. She relocated to New York City in 2005 and began touring across the United States. Sia released her fourth album in 2008 “some people have real problems “and her fifth album in 2010 “we are born.”
In July 2014, she released her debut platinum album titled ‘1000 Forms of Fear’ which debuted as her first No. one album in United States, Australia, and Canada. This album included the hit singles “Big Girls Cry,” “Chandelier,” “Elastic Heart,” and the popular “Fire Meet Gasoline.”
In January 2016 she released another successful album by the name ‘This Is Acting.’ The album included the smash hits “Cheap Thrills,” “Alive” and “The Greatest.” Her hit song Cheap Thrills later was announced as a diamond certified single. Later in November 2017, she released her most recent album ‘Every day Is Christmas.’ After her drug abuse recovery, Sia decided to change, focusing on her songwriting rather than singing. She began writing songs for artists such as Rihanna, Beyoncé Flo Rida, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Katy Perry and many others.
Sia has bagged nine nominations from the prestigious Grammy Awards and also has been nominated twice for the Golden Globe Awards. She has won two Los Premios 40 Principles Awards from 8 nominations. In 2013, she won the International Dance Music Awards and later in the following year she won the MTV Video Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Sia is valued at $30 million. The wealth has been acquired through releasing her numerous albums and singles. She has been rated among the best musicians in the world. Also, she has performed in many concerts and shows that usually attracts a large following and this has helped to raise her net worth.
After her drug abuse recovery, Sia decided to change, focusing on her songwriting rather than singing. She began writing songs for artists such as Rihanna, Beyoncé Flo Rida, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Katy Perry and many others.