SZA is a total superstar who has been in the game since 2012. The R&B singer/songwriter— whose full name is Solána Imani Rowe—originally went to Delaware State University to study marine biology but ended up leaving during her last semester. Soon after, she met Top Dawg Entertainment co-president Terrence “Punch” Henderson and made the decision to pursue a music career. She chose the stage name SZA from the Supreme Alphabet, standing for “Sovereign, Zig-Zag, Allah.” She’s come far since, and her bank account is proof of it. Let’s get into the details of SZA’s net worth.
SZA’s music career is *chef’s kiss* 😘🤌
SZA kicked off her music career with her 2012 self-released EP, See.SZA.Run, followed by her 2013 EP, S. Later on, she signed with Top Dawg Entertainment, and in December 2013, she put out the song “Teen Spirit,” eventually dropping a remix featuring 50 Cent.
In March 2014, SZA released the single “Child’s Play” featuring Chance the Rapper. Then in April 2014, she put out her debut EP with the label, Z, featuring Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper. The EP landed at number 39 on the Billboard 200 and peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hip hop/R&B chart.
In June 2017, SZA put out her first album Ctrl, which debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200. It also became the second longest-charting R&B album by a woman in the Billboard history (right behind Rihanna’s 2016 album Anti. Slay), and it was certified triple platinum by the RIAA. It also made it on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list in 2020.
SZA put out two singles in 2017, “Love Galore,” and “The Weekend,” which both went top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.Fast forward to 2020, and SZA dropped her single “Good Days.” Then in 2021, she released “I Hate U.” Both songs hit the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. On June 9, 2022, SZA dropped a deluxe version of her album Ctrl for its 5-year anniversary. A couple months later in December, she released her most recent album SOS, which spent *seven weeks* at the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200 Albums chart, making it the longest-running number-1 album by a woman in this decade, and the first R&B album to sit at the top for that long since Whitney Houston’s album Whitney in 1987. No big deal.
Her single from SOS, “Kill Bill,” became her first number 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, and the songs “Nobody Gets Me” and “Snooze” made it to the top 10.
She’s collaborated with some of the biggest names in the music industry
SZA has worked with a ton a huge artists, including Doja Cat, Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Summer Walker, Khalid, Post Malone, Tame Impala, Cardi B, and many more. She’s also written some songs for Beyoncé and Rihanna!
And of course, she’s gone on tour
So far SZA has headlined two tours, her Ctrl The Tour from 2017-2018 and her SOS Tour, which wraps up in October 2023. She also co-headlined The Championship Tour in 2018 and supported Jhené Aiko, Jesse J, and Bryson Tiller on their tours in 2014, 2015, and 2017.
Some of SZA’s songs are featured in movies, too
In 2018, SZA worked with Kendrick Lamar on “All the Stars” for Black Panther. Then in 2020, she collaborated with Justin Timberlake on “The Other Side” for Trolls World Tour. In 2021, she wrote “Just For Me” for Space Jam: A New Legacy, and “The Anonymous Ones” for Dear Evan Hanson.
Okay, moment of truth: What is SZA’s net worth?
SZA is literally proof that hard work pays off! According to Celebrity Net Worth, SZA’s net worth is an impressive $6 million. You go, SZA. 👏
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