People with Money, a well-recognized and reliable celebrity magazine ranked Ruben among the top ten highest paid singers of 2015. This award is an obvious clue that how rich Ruben is. Before talking about his life, awards, profession and other aspects of life, let me tell our readers that the net worth of Ruben is calculated to be $3 million.
Christopher Ruben Studdard, better known as Ruben Studdard is a US-based pop singer and causal actor. There are few more facts about the net worth of the American singer that contributed to his net worth. People With Money compiles the list of richest celebrities considering upfront pay, residuals, endorsements and advertisements done by a celebrity. Ruben has some shares in stock investments, property holdings, some endorsements and a cosmetic brand, CoverGirl.
This is not what Ruben has made in his life; he has much more than this and his fans would be extremely pleased to know that he owns few restaurant chains in Washington, is the owner of a soccer team, a vodka brand and is dealing perfume markets as well.
Bio and Early Life
Ruben, 37 years old, was born on September 12, 1978, in Germany. He was brought up in Birmingham. His interest in music can be imagined by the fact that he started singing when he was just three. He spent his early years of life in a church. He has got inspirations from music since his childhood and was impressed by American Jazz singer Donny Edward Hathaway and a gospel singer Fred Hammond.
This motivation has given him a passion and he decided to be a famous pop singer. By joining music industry, he was in a better position to increase his net worth, the aim of every celebrity in this day and age.
Career and Awards
Coming to his professional career and achievements, the first real success came to Ruben when he participated in a competitive show called ‘American Idol.’ He got huge appreciation and was able to impress the audience with his voice. He was awarded a winner prize in the 2nd season of this competition. In 2003, he also received a German award for best male and performance.
Though Ruben believes that he is a well reputed and admired gospel musician, the people in critic circles have the opinion that he is a singer who is at his best when it comes to mixing various genres at a time. Moreover, he has worked in various films and appeared in TV shows, but his actual success owes to his music career and his albums and single songs.
Talking about his martial life, Ruben married to Surata Zuri McCants. He met her in 2006 in Wal-Mart when he was in a show of his albums. They both dated for two years and finally decided to marry in 2008. His martial life was not much successful, and both decided to part with in 2012.
This marriage ended in consent and agreed on a divorce. He didn’t have to pay much to his ex-wife after divorce so it all had no impact on his net worth and he maintained it, even raised with every passing day.