Professionally known as SZA, Rowe is a young and talented American singer and songwriter. She has had a long string of success since her debut in the music industry. Her highly-praised music has earned her Grammy nominations and worldwide recognition. To learn more about this iconic R&B singer, read along as this piece takes a look at SZA’s net worth in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Born as Solana Imani Rowe, SZA came into this world on November 8, 1990, in Saint Louis, Missouri. She was raised in Maplewood, New Jersey by both her parents. Her father worked as CNN as its executive producer. On the other hand, her mother was an executive at AT&T. Both her parents were African-American. Her mother was a Christian and her father, a Muslim.
Rowe attended a Muslim prep school after her regular schooling. She did her high school studies at Columbia High School. After graduating she attended Delaware State University where she studied marine biology.
While in high school, Rowe thrived in sports including cheerleading and gymnastics. She was a victim of bullying after the September 11 attacks, a factor that made her cease from wearing her hijab. In her second year in high school, SZA was ranked among the best gymnasts in the U.S.
Career, Awards & Nominations
During the 2011 CMJ, SZA met members of Top Dawg Entertainment. Her early music demos were given to TDE’s president Terrence “Punch” Henderson who liked her material. SZA self-released her first debut EP See.SZA.Run on October 29, 2012, followed by her second EP titled S on April 10, 2013. In 2013 on the 14th July, there was an announcement regarding signing with Top Dawg Entertainment. She was featured on several tracks with major artists like Chance the Rapper and did a couple of tours.
SZA finally released her first full-length debut album titled Ctrl on June 9, 2017. Prior to that, she had announced on April 28, 2017, that she had signed her first major label recording contract with RCA Records. Time ranked Crtl as the best album of 2017. SZA then embarked on Ctrl the Tour, a North American headlining a concert to further promote the album, on August 20, 2017. She has collaborated with big names like Maroon 5 and Kendrick Lamar.
SZA has received 5 Grammy nominations. She was the most nominated female artist in the 2018 awards. However, to the surprise of many, she went home empty-handed.
Net Worth & Earnings
The beautiful and talented neo-soul singer has an estimated net worth of $4 million. SZA’s wealth has largely been built from the commercial success of her album Ctrl which sold millions of copies. She has also earned from being a songwriter, working with artists like Nicki Minaj & Rihanna.
SZA is an artist with one of the unique voices. Her music is different from what any other female artist is doing in the 21st Century, a factor that makes her work iconic. With a rising career in music, the world cannot wait to hear more of SZA’s music.