When the singing competition American Idol first aired in 2002, no one had any idea it would become the pop culture phenomenon it is today. The show has put fantastic, unknown singers into the spotlight and shot them to superstardom. Coming up on its 18th season, American Idol has had a total of 14 main judges over the years. With various perspectives and experiences in the music industry, the judges always have interesting insights on the contestants and their performances.
10 Paula Abdul - $30 million
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Fuel for this latest burst of Tesla mania came from none other than Chairman and CEO Elon Musk in comments he made during an analyst call on July 31. The big news wasn’t that Tesla reported higher production for the second quarter and beat earnings estimates again.
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Alongside her singing career, Paula continued to choreograph for various movies. She also went on to judge other reality shows after Idol such as The X Factor, Live to Dance, and So You Think You Can Dance. Her net worth is $30 million.
9 Randy Jackson - $50 million
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“We sell cars+ , if you don’t give us cars, naturally we won’t be able to go on, we’ll close,” Wang said in an interview, estimating import dealers are losing between 3 million and 10 million yuan a year each. The group seeking compensation represents 30 of the roughly 40 remaining imported Hyundai dealers in the country.
Artists he's worked with include Madonna, Whitney Houston, Kenny G, Celine Dion, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, Stevie Nicks, George Michael, and Bruce Springsteen among numerous more. After Idol, he went on to executive produce the reality television show America's Best Dance Crew. His net worth is $50 million.
8 Keith Urban - $75 million
Keith Urban served as one of the main judges on American Idol from season twelve to season fifteen. He was born in New Zealand but mainly started to make a name for himself in the music industry in Australia. After moving to the United States in 1999, his career took off. The country artist has released a total of nine studio albums and has won various awards for his work, including four Grammys.
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7 Luke Bryan - $90 million
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The data highlight the growing anxieties in some sectors of industry about what they see as unfair competition from Chinese rivals.
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6 Steven Tyler - $130 million
Rockstar Steven Tyler was a judge on American Idol from seasons 10 through 12. Steven rose to stardom in the 1970s as the lead singer for the band Aerosmith. After 48 years, the band is still going strong. His unique, high-pitched vocals helped the band score a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Steven was inducted on his own into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame.
Steven also released an album as a solo artist in 2016. Aside from music and American Idol, Steven launched a line of motorcycles called Dirico Motorcycles. His net worth is $130 million.
5 Lionel Richie - $200 million
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Historians now hope to dispel some of the myths about Richard, publicising evidence to refute claims that he killed the two young princes and focusing on what he achieved in his brief two-year reign, including the establishment of a system of bail and legal aid.
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The survey is based on costs of over 160 items ranging from food and clothing, to domestic help, transport and utilities.
4 Mariah Carey - $300 million
Total shipments of cellphones reached 560 million in 2016, up 8% year on year, the report showed.
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Global movie earnings hit a record $38.3b in 2015, with China accounting for $6.8 billion, a nearly 50% increase over the previous year, according to data from the US National Association of Theatre Owners.
After rising every year since 2008 global gold supply plateaued last year, according to the World Gold Council. In China, the world’s biggest producer, it fell by a record 9 per cent, the second time output has fallen in the country since 1980.
3 Katy Perry- $330 million
Katy Perry came on board for season sixteen of American Idol and is set to still be a judge for the upcoming season 18. Katy first tried her hand at music by releasing a gospel album in 2001. After changing genres (and her name), Katy signed a new record deal in 2007 and by 2008 was a pop star sensation.
Having sold over 18 million albums, she's one of the best-selling artists of all time. Aside from music and American Idol, she does the voice for the character "Smurfette" in the Smurf movie franchise. She's also released multiple fragrances and a shoe line. Her net worth is $330 million.
2 Jennifer Lopez - $400 million
Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez was a judge from season 10 to season 12. The triple-threat started out as a dancer on the show In Living Color but broke out in the acting world after being cast as the lead for the Selena biopic. She then decided to try her hand at music, releasing her first album in 1999.
She has since released eight albums and starred in movies like Anaconda, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan, and her latest hit film Hustlers. She's also an entrepreneur having released multiple fragrances, clothing lines, and more. Her net worth is $400 million.
1 Simon Cowell - $550 million
Simon Cowell, known as the "brutally honest" judge, was on American Idol from season one to season nine. He started a record label in the 1980s that went under before becoming a consultant for the label BMG. After setting up S Records under BMG, Simon began to finally sign some artists that got some traction in the entertainment industry.
He then teamed up with producer Simon Fuller to create the British show Pop Idol, and after the success of the show went on to pitch the American version. After that succeeded too, he formed the company Syco. He's mainly known as a judge still, judging for shows like The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent, and America's Got Talent, all of which he created. His current net worth is $550 million.
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