The aspirant singers look up to American Idol as a perfect platform to put their talent on display. Many of them whereas get the opportunities to make into the music industry, we have some who disappears like a ghost after the conclusion of the show. This sometimes makes us believe that this show is not enough for these aspiring singers to set a firm foot in the industry. But it would be wrong to say that all those of the reality show failed to gain fame. We know many famous alumni of this iconic TV series who catapulted to the peak of success. It all happened because of their participation in the show. Let’s find out the current status of these idols.

American Idol

Image result for american idolAmerican Idol is a TV series that provides the platform for the aspirant singers. The contestants compete with each other to get more vote and admiration from the judges and the one who hang in till the last level of competition, takes the trophy. It started off in 2002 and completed it’s the fifteenth season in 2016. This series goes down as the most famous reality show in American history, thanks to its highly talented contestants and amazing judges.

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood was the winner of the fourth season of “American Idol.” With the prize, the door of many opportunities also opened up for this beautiful singer. After winning the season she went on to win people’s heart and eventually lots of money with her beautiful voice. She owns the net worth of over $70 million. This 34-year-old singer has six Grammy award and 16 Billboard Music Awards under her belt. She also has a seven-times platinum album.

David Cook

Though he had debuted into the music industry long before contesting into the American Idol. He got a push to his singing career only after winning the seventh season of this reality show. Post the show he launched his own album named “David Cook” that went platinum. He had his two songs ranked in the Top 20 songs on the Billboard charts. With success comes lots of money. This highly successful rock singer has a high net worth of around $5 million smackeroonies.

Kelly Clarkson

After the end of the show, Kelly Clarkson has worked in about 20 million albums worldwide. She also had an album that ranked number one in the United Kingdom which makes her the only singer to have that. She also happens to be the show’s second highest selling person.She is worth an estimated $28 million dollars.    

Chris Daughtry

It is not always that those who lose lacks the competency. The fifth season’s participant Chris Daughtry though could not win the title but he surely conquered the heart of many music lovers. This is why his first album managed to sell over million copies just after the five weeks of its launch. No wonder he owns a net worth of $8.5 million.

Jennifer Hudson

From Oscar to Grammy this singer has accomplished it all. Surprisingly having so many prestigious awards under her belt the Effy White of Dreamgirls could not win the title of “American Idol” but who cares as long as she has a net worth estimated $20 million dollars.