Know in Detail about Lauryn Hill's Net Worth, Career Earnings, Awards, Financial Issues, and Endorsements

March 21, 2018
First Published On: March 21, 2018

Lauryn Hill is an American singer, a songwriter, actress, producer and also a rapper. In the previous article, we talked about her personal life, marriage, and children. So today in this section we will be focusing more on her professional life, her net worth including her current income as well as endorsements.


Lauryn Hill is also known for being one of the members of the famous band Fugees. She began singing at a very young age and also played side roles in television. Her, on and off band Fugees started when she was just 13 years of age. To know more about her net worth and career earnings, keep on reading…

Lauryn Hill’s net worth, career earnings, and awards

Lauryn Hill started earning a massive amount from a very young age. She is undoubtedly one of the inspirations for today’s young singers. She hasn’t really publicised about her professional life anywhere on the internet. Neither has she posted any pictures of her with cars and other properties.

CAPTION: 13-year-old Lauryn Hill SOURCE: YouTube

However, through intense research, we were able to find at least her net worth. Her un-updated net worth a few years back) was $8 million. One of Hill’s album of 1988, ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' became number 1 on the US hot Billboard 200 and sold about 8 million copies. From this solo album, Hill earned approximately $8,700,000.

CAPTION: Lauryn Hill's number one album SOURCE: Pinterest

Hill also did many musical tours during the end of the 1990s from which she accumulated approximately $25 million. In the year 2002, she released another solo album MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 which sold over one million copies and from which Hill earned over $1,050,000.

CAPTION: Lauryn Hill's musical tour SOURCE: vibe

Lauryn earned a huge sum of money throughout her singing as well as acting career. Her album, ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ earned her five different awards at the 41st Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and Album of the year. She was nominated for numerous other awards as well, and she graced the cover of several magazines during her time.

Lauryn Hill’s Financial Issues

Lauryn Hill went through several financial issues during her musical career. As mentioned earlier, Hill’s career peaked in the late 1990s when she earned $25 millions from touring, album sales as well as merchandise. She had paid producers who helped her write and produce some of her famous songs. The amount she paid was approximately $5 million.

CAPTION: Lauryn Hill arrested SOURCE: Billboard

Lauryn’s career started to face a downward turn. She has pleaded guilty to not paying taxes on the income she earned between 2005 and 2007. The tax amount was more or less $1.8 million.

She was charged with three different counts of tax fraud. However, she wasn’t able to pay back her penalties due to which she was sentenced to three months in prison. Due to this lawsuit, Hill even had to move out of her New Jersey Mansion.

Well, although she has faced many hindrances in her life, she is an example of a successful woman who became able to achieve her dreams and is living a lavish lifestyle.