What is Fergie’s Net Worth?
Fergie has been a popular American actor and singer with an estimated wealth of about $45million. She is known best as the lead singer of Black Eyed Peas, a hip-hop band with an estimates of record sales of 80 million and hit songs like “Let’s Get It Started,” “My Humps,” and “Don’t Phunk with My Heart.” Fergie was also part in the girls group Wild Orchid from 1990 to 2001.
The singer has recorded four albums, including one with the Black Eyed Peas, three with Wild Orchid, and two as a solo artist as well as being part of the Disney series “Kids Incorporated” from 1984 until 1989. Fergie is also a part of several films, such as “Be Cool” (2005), “Planet Terror” (2007) and “Nine” (2009) and was a guest star in”Nine,” the TV program “Mr. Belvedere” (1986), “Married… with Children” (1994), “California Dreams” (1995) as well as “Las Vegas” (2004). Fergie has been part-owner of the Miami Dolphins NFL team since 2009.
Fergie was born Stacy Ann Ferguson on March 27, 1975 located in Hacienda Heights in California. She was raised in an Roman Catholic household with parents Terri and John (both schoolteachers) as well as her younger sister Dana. She attended Mesa Robles Middle School and Glen A. Wilson High School where she was part of the cheerleading team, earned straight A’s and also was a winner of spelling bees. John and Terri separated after Fergie was just a teenager.
in 1984. Fergie played Sally for”Peanuts,” and in the “Peanuts” television special “It’s Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown,” and she reprised her role on “Snoopy’s Getting Married, Charlie Brown” (1985) as well as “The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show” (1985-1986). The year 1984 saw her was a part of the team on “Kids Incorporated” and stayed on the show for six seasons. Then, in 1990 Fergie created the band Wild Orchid with Stefanie Ridel and “Kids Incorporated” co-star Renee Sandstrom and were signed to RCA Records in 1994. Wild Orchid’s debut album, self-titled, debuted in 1997 and they released two more studio albums in 1998 “Oxygen” and 2001’s “Fire,” prior to the time Fergie was forced to leave the group.
The Black Eyed Peas were recording their third album the 2003’s “Elephunk” when will.i.am invited Fergie to audition for their track “Shut Up.” Fergie passed the test with flying colors and was able to record six tracks on the album. Fergie got a long-term position as the lead singer, in addition “Elephunk” was certified 2x Platinum in the U.S. and spawned the popular track “Where Is the Love?,” “Shut Up,” “Hey Mama,” and “Let’s Get It Started.” “Let’s Get It Started” was the Black Eyed Peas’ next album”Monkey Business,” released in 1995 “Monkey Business,” went 3x Platinum and was ranked number 2 at the “Billboard” 200.
Fergie released her debut Solo album “The Dutchess” in the month of September 2006, and her singles “London Bridge,”” “Glamorous,” and “Big Girls Don’t Crying” were ranked #1 at the top of the “Billboard” Hot 100 chart. Fergie played in a number of films during this time which included “Poseidon,” “Planet Terror,” and “Nine,” which earned the Satellite Award for Best Cast in a Motion Picture, and she played a hippo in the animated film “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa,” which earned an astounding $603.9 million in box-office revenue. The year 2007 was the first time she started hosting the Hollywood show segments of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ ” Eve She stayed with the show until 2016.
Fergie as well as members of the Black Eyed Peas left A&M Records to join Interscope in 2009. Their first album on Interscope, 2-time Platinum “The E.N.D.,” was a top-charting album in five countries which included those in the U.S., and included the top three track “Boom Boom Pow,” “I Gotta Feeling,” and “Imma Be.” In the year 2010, Fergie launched a fragrance called Outspoken together with Avon and also performed alongside U2 along with Mick Jagger at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th anniversary.
On February 6 in 2011, The Black Eyed Peas performed at the Super Bowl XLV halftime show with special guests Slash and Usher as well as Usher. The group announced their break a few months afterward. In September of the same the year, a wax figure of Fergie was displayed on display at Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas She later launched four additional Avon scents: Outspoken Intense (2011), Viva (2012), Outspoken Fresh (2013), and Outspoken Party! (2015).
Fergie quit Interscope on May 17, 2017 after which she then released her solo debut album “Double Dutchess,” in September, on Dutchess Music, an imprint she created in collaboration in partnership with BMG Rights Management. Fergie has left her band the Black Eyed Peas in early 2018, to pursue the development of her own solo music career.
Fergie started a romance with actor Josh Duhamel in 2004 after the Black Eyed Peas appeared on his show “Las Vegas.” The couple got married on January 10 2009 and welcomed their son Axl on August 29th 2013. The couple divorced in the year 2017 and filed for divorce in November of 2019. Fergie was a victim of drug addiction and developed a dependence on crystal meth when she was an active member in Wild Orchid; she credits that hypnotherapy helped her get over her addiction.
Awards and Honors
Fergie has received over 60 honors for the work she has done which include 9 American Music Awards, 11 ASCAP awards as well as 3 MTV Video Music Awards, three Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards Five NRJ Music Awards, and five Teen Choice Awards. Fergie has received 20 Grammy nominations, and won six of them with her band the Black Eyed Peas and two for “All of the Lights,” her collaboration with Kanye West, Rihanna and Kid Cudi.
In 2010 Fergie was awarded”Woman of the Year” at the “Billboard” Women in Music event , and was named “Glamour” Woman of The Year at the “Glamour” Awards. 2013 was the year that Logo TV honored Fergie with the “Always Next, Forever Now” award for her involvement in the field of LGBT groups, and she was awarded an lifetime achievement Award at the Young Entertainer Award in the year 2016.
In 2007 Fergie and Josh agreed to pay $4.875 millions for an eight-232 square-foot house located in the Brentwood region in Los Angeles. After their divorce, Duhamel bought a new house in Encino However, Fergie was reported to have remained in the mansion. It has nine bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a swimming pool and an spa.