Singer SZA Has An Impressive Net Worth: How Rich Is She and How Much Money Does She Make?

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SZA is one of the richest and highest-paid R&B recording artists in the world with her net worth raking millions of dollars.

SZA is an American singer and songwriter. She was born Solána Imani Rowe on 8th November, 1989 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

The stage name SZA was formed from the Supreme Alphabet. She took influence from rapper RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan. The last two letters in her name stand for Zig-Zag and Allah. The letter S means savior or sovereign.

SZA is best known as a neo-soul singer. Her music has been described as alternative R&B infused with elements of soul, indie rock, hip hop, witch house, chill wave, and cloud rap. She is also known as the first female artist to be signed with Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE).

The R&B singer is regarded as one of the richest singers in the world right now all thanks to her talent. But, how much is she worth at the moment? Let’s investigate her fortune.

sza at grammys
SZA at the Grammys.

What is SZA’s net worth?

The artist has released and written hundreds of songs so far. One of her career highlights is writing songs for various A-list musicians. She has worked with Chance the Rapper, Rihanna, Jill Scott, Maroon 5, Doja Cat, Justin Timberlake, and Beyoncé.

She is famous for releasing hit singles and albums including “Love Galore” which featured Travis Scott, “Child’s Play” featuring Chance the Rapper, and more, and co-writing “Feeling Myself” with Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé and being featured on Rihanna’s song “Consideration” in a career that spans Musical career and 2012–present.

On 28th November 2017, SZA received five Grammy nominations and was the fourth most nominated artist. She did not bag any of the awards she was nominated for.

So, how much is SZA’s net worth? With the success of her musical career, SZA has amassed a fortune of 6 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Most of her wealth comes from her music career. SZA earns some cool money from brand endorsements, album and music sales, digital streams, and other endeavors as well as a sizable salary and income from her merchandise.

SZA’s major source of income comes from music. She also makes money through songwriting and music video directing. Her talent in songwriting has allowed her to get the opportunity to write songs for some of the great artists in the industry, including Rihanna, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, and many more. 

Besides singing, SZA is business-oriented. She sells branded merch on her official website. These include tees, hoodies, socks, and mugs.

Also, she earns money through album sales, features, tours, endorsement deals, and sponsorship. SZA has also done a lot of commercials for GAP apparel, Ivy Park’s Spring, Ford Focus, and others. As said earlier on, she has over 2 million YouTube subscribers and earns about thousands of dollars from the channel through monetization on the platform. 

How much money does SZA make? Per Billboard, the latest trek of SZA’s Explosive Touring, From CTRL to SOS, by the Numbers earned more than $30 million in North America.

SZA is among the most successful female R&B musicians in the industry. She gets revenue from music streaming platforms such as Apple Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, and others. SZA’s net worth keeps growing every year.

Source: Instagram @sza

How did SZA start her music career?

The singer started her career soon after dropping out of college. She took up odd jobs for survival. In 2011, she met members of Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) and her music was presented to president Terrence Henderson, who was surprised by the quality.

She released two EPs, which impressed Henderson. Her first self-released EP was See.SZA.Run, and the second was S. Subsequently, she was signed with TDE in 2013. She became the label’s first female artist.

On 14th July 2013, Top Dawg signed the singer. She got the opportunity to interact and work with well-known American artists and released her studio EP, Z, in April 2014. SZA’s album, Z, debuted on the US Billboard 200 at number thirty-nine. It sold 6,980 copies in its opening week.

Her big break came after releasing Ctrl in June 2017. The album features guest appearances from Travis Scott, James Fauntleroy, Kendrick Lamar, and Isaiah Rashad. Below is a list of SZA’s albums so far.

  • See.SZA.Run (2012, EP)
  • S (2013, EP)
  • Z (2014, EP)
  • Gahdamn! (2015, EP)
  • Ctrl (2017)
  • SOS (2022)
  • Big (2023)

What is SZA’s biggest hit? The Weekend is one of SZA’s most famous songs. In 2017, she signed a contract with RCA Records. Below is a list of some of the best SZA songs from the above-mentioned albums.

  • Kill Bill
  • Snooze
  • Blind
  • All the Stars
  • Quicksand
  • Low
  • I Hate U
  • Awkward
  • Good Days
  • Sobriety
  • Love Galore
  • Nobody Gets Me
  • Shirt
  • The Other Side ft. Justin Timberlake
  • Babylon
  • Drew Barrymore