Joel Madden, 42, is an American pop-punk band Good Charlotte's lead vocalist who is also known as the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
The singer-actor is also one half of the American pop-rock duo The Madden Brothers alongside his twin Benji Madden. He is also widely popular as one of the coaches on The Voice Australia and The Voice Kids. To date, Madden has released 8 studio albums with Good Charlotte and 2 studio albums with the Madden brothers.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Madden reportedly owns $20 million in net worth as of April 2020. His million-dollar fortune comes from his successful, versatile career as an actor, singer, record producer, and DJ.
Taking about his salary, according to various online tabloids, an aspiring singer makes around $45,000 to $65,000, whereas an actor earns around $47,000 to $67,000 per annum.
On the other hand, a record producer can make about $55,000 per year. He surely earns thousands of dollars every month.
At the age of 16, Joel, along with his brother Benji began their own band. They eventually recruited fellow high schoolers Billy Martin, Aaron Escolopio, and Paul Thomas, and formed the American rock band Good Charlotte.
They released their self-titled debut studio album in 2000 with hit singles like Little Things, Festival Song, and If You Leave.
Two years later, the band released their second studio album entitled The Young and the Hopeless with songs like The Anthem, Girls & Boys, Hold On, and several others.
Here is a list of few other albums and their earnings:
|2002||The Young and the Hopeless||$3.57 million|
|2004||The Chronicles of Life and Death||$1,200,000|
|2007||Good Morning Revival||$190,000|
The band released their seventh studio album called Youth Authority on 15th July 2016. The album includes hit singles Makeshift Love, 40 oz. DReam, Life Can't Get Much Better and charted at no. 23 on the US Billboard 200.
They released their eighth albums, Generation Rx, on 14th September 2018 through MDDN and BMG with songs including Actual Pain, Shadowboxer, Prayers, and Cold Song.
In a similar way, along with his twin brother Benji, Joel releases a mixtape entitled Before- Volume One in 2011. The duo released their debut studio album, Greetings from California, as The Madden Brothers on 16th September 2014 with singles like We Are Done and Dear Jane.
From 2012 to 2016, Madden was one of the coaches on The Voice Australia. Similarly, he and Benji also coached for The Voice Kids.
The 42-year-old singer-actor owned two houses in the Hollywood area. He and wife Nicole listed their 3,200 sq.ft. Spanish Colonial Hollywood Hills home for an asking price of $1.8 million back in 2014.
Similarly, they listed their 6,300 square feet Laurel Canyon Home with 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom, a lagoon-style pool, an attached guesthouse, and a large patio area. The house was listed for $3.5 million.
The couple is reported to own a house in Syndey, Australia, where the median house price ranges around $1.03 million.
Joel Rueben Madden Combs was born on 11th March 1979 in Waldorf, Maryland, the United States of America to Robin Madden and Roger Combs. He has mixed (English and Irish) ancestry and is an American as per his nationality.
He grew up alongside his siblings Sarah and Josh and his identical twin brother Benji Madden who is also a musician and singer-songwriter. He went and graduated from La Plata High School.
Joel began dating television personality Nicole Richie (daughter of singer Lionel Richie) in early 2006. The couple welcomed their first child Harlow Winter Kate Madden, on 11th January 2008 and son Sparrow James Midnight Madden on 9th September 2009.
After dating for a while, they got engaged in February 2010 and exchanged their wedding vows on 11th December 2010.
In the past, Madden was in a romantic relationship with teen idol Hilary Duff.
The 5 feet 9 inches tall singer is also involved in numerous philanthropic works apart from his hectic life. He and his wife Nicole created the Richie Madden Children's Foundation in order to support young disadvantaged mothers and children.
In 2008, Joel was named the UNICEF goodwill ambassador. Here is a list of few other charities he supports: