Robin Thicke Net Worth and How He Makes His Money
What is Robin Thicke’s net worth? Here’s what we know about his rise to fame, his net worth, and how he makes his money.
The early years
Robin Thicke grew up in a family of entertainers. His late father, Alan Thicke, was the star of the hit show Growing Pains. His mother, Gloria Loring, appeared on the daytime drama, Days of Our Lives. His older brother, Brennan, worked as a voiceover actor. Before embarking on a singing career, Thicke appeared in small roles on The Wonder Years, The New Lassie, and a few episodes of Growing Pains.
Rise to fame
Thicke gained popularity after releasing his song “Lost Without U” from his 2006 album The Evolution of Robin Thicke. The song reached No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent 11 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs list. This achievement made Thicke the first Caucasian male artist to reach the top of that chart since George Michael accomplished this in 1988 with the song “One More Try.” Furthermore, Vibe magazine named “Lost Without U” one of the best songs of 2007.
Thicke became involved in a controversy following the release of his 2013 hit song “Blurred Lines,” which featured T.I. and Pharrell Williams. The song spent 33 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. The success of the song was overshadowed after the performers were sued by the Marvin Gaye estate, who argued that “Blurred Lines” infringed upon Gaye’s ’70s song “Got to Give it Up,” reports Billboard magazine.
Controversy continued to follow Thicke during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. Thicke’s performance rattled some people after Miley Cyrus was shown twerking on the singer, who was married at the time. That same year, cheating rumors began to swirl after Thicke was photographed touching a woman’s derriere at a party.
The singer was married to actress Paula Patton for 10 years and were together a total of 21 years. Patton filed for divorce in 2014, citing irreconcilable differences. Patton and Thicke met when they were just teens. She once joked with E! News they met “100 years ago.” The high school sweethearts first met each on each other at a Hollywood dance club in 1991, when she was 15 and he was 14. Patton said Thicke asked her to dance “and the rest is history” reports E! News.
Robin Thicke’s net worth and how he makes his money
One of the ways Thicke makes money is through product endorsements. During the time his relationship with Patton was on the rocks, Thicke partnered with 1-800-Flowers. The flower company collaborated with Thicke on a promotion that centered on a theme of purchasing flowers, so you can convince an ex to come back. Among the featured bouquets was one called the “Get Her Back” bouquet, which cost a whopping $350. The 100 premium long-stem roses included a free download of Thicke’s album, reports Today.
The artist built his wealth through touring, album sales, and product endorsements. Robin Thicke has a net worth of $15 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
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