Which Spice Girl Has the Highest Net Worth?
Twenty-three years after “Wannabe” took over American and European radio airplay, the Spice Girls, excluding Victoria Beckham, have announced their Spice World 2019 Tour. From May until June they will travel to Ireland, Wales, England, and Scotland to perform for their fans.
At the height of the Spice Girls career, they were raking in $75 million a year. This time, they will get paid around $14 million. Which Spice Girl currently has the highest net worth?
Emma “Baby Spice” Bunton’s net worth
After the Spice Girls split, Bunton released her first solo album in 2001 on Virgin Records. The album peaked at number four, but the album only sold 125,000 copies, leading to Virgin Records dropping Bunton. She then signed a new deal with 19 Recordings in 2003 and released another album. In 2013, Bunton landed a spot on the London morning radio show, Heart Breakfast which she co-hosted until she left in 2018 to reunite with the Spice Girls.
She has appeared in commercials and televisions shows and was also a guest judge on X Factor and Boy Band. In 2011, she partnered with British retail store Argos to launch her line of children’s clothing. Additionally, Bunton has accomplished an extensive amount of philanthropic work. Her estimated net worth is $40 million.
Geri “Ginger Spice” Halliwell’s net worth
Halliwell also pursued a solo career after the Spice Girls disbandment and released her debut album in 1999, which produced three number one hits. She then dropped another album two years later, and the first single, “It’s Raining Men” eventually became her most successful song, earning her a 2002 NRJ Music Award. Halliwell released a third album in 2005, and the single “Ride It” was known all over Europe.
She also wrote a few books and landed on the top best-seller lists. In 2013, she became a judge on Australia’s Got Talent. Halliwell is involved in several non-profit organizations for the UN, HIV/AIDS, educational reforms, and politics. Her estimated net worth is $40 million.
Melanie “Scary Spice” Brown’s net worth
Professionally known as Mel B, Brown dropped her first album in 2000. The lead single, “I Want You Back” peaked at number one and the 1998 movie Why Do Fools Fall in Love, included the song in its soundtrack. She also released two other singles on Virgin Records, which charted in the top ten, before going independent and dropping another album.
Brown began acting in 2003 and starred in a few movies including The Seat Filler featuring Will Smith and Kelly Rowland. In 2004, she portrayed Mimi Marquez in the musical Rent in the Netherlands. In 2007, Brown competed in Dancing with the Stars alongside Maksim Chmerkovskiy, and they finished in second place. She also has appeared as a judge for X Factor, Australia’s Got Talent, and America’s Got Talent. Mel B’s net worth is an estimated $33 million.
Melanie “Sporty Spice” Chisholm’s net worth
Chisholm, known as Mel C, landed a number one spot in Sweden with her first solo album, and it eventually became certified multi-platinum worldwide. She has co-written 11 number one hits in the UK, which is more than any other female artist in the chart’s history. She’s also the first British female artist with the most number one singles.
She has received a Guinness Book mention, five Brit Awards, four Billboard music awards, three American Music Awards, an MTV Video Music Award, and several more awards and nominations. She has also acted in movies and television series and appeared as a guest for shows including X Factor and Asia’s Got Talent. Mel C’s net worth is an estimated $33 million.
Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham’s net worth
Beckham has starred in a total of five official documentaries and reality television shows about her. She’s also appeared in Ugly Betty and was a guest judge for Germany’s Next Top Model, American Idol, and Project Runway. She released two albums after the breakup of Spice Girls, neither of which did well, and Beckham is now more known for her fashion style.
Beckham’s launched several clothing labels, and the UK named her designer brand of the year in 2011. She’s also written two books. Due to her immensely successful fashion label, brand sponsorships, and lucrative modeling contracts, Victoria Beckham’s net worth is an estimated $450 million.