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Who Is The Most Successful American Idol Contestant?

A new season of “American Idol” kicks off an ABC later this month, with a new batch of singers hoping to see the success of former contestants. But who is the most successful American Idol contestant?

Well, according to a new report, season four winner Carrie Underwood holds the top spot, with a net worth $140 million. Not only is she the most profitable, she’s also had multiple number ones, won seven GRAMMY Awards, and was the youngest artist inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.

The rest of the top 5 include season one winner Kelly Clarkson, with a net worth of $35 million, followed by season three’s Jennifer Hudson with a net worth of $30 mil, Adam Lambert ($30 mil) and Katherine McPhee ($14 mil).

Source: Music Mayhem