When the Spice Girls launched their debut single “Wannabe” in 1996, the panorama of popular culture, the trajectory of feminine vocal teams, and the music trade modified without end. The 5 members — Mel B, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, Geri Halliwell, and Victoria Beckham — turned worldwide superstars and rich past their wildest imaginations. More than twenty years after they went their separate methods, they’re nonetheless regarded by many followers and critics as probably the most commercially profitable lady group of all time. All 5 ladies are nonetheless working continuous individually, discovering success in vogue, theater, TV, publishing, radio, and music.
Now, two of them are taking part in catfishes in Season 4 of Netflix’s hit actuality collection The Circle. Former Baby Spice (Emma) and former Scary Spice (Mel B) are the primary celebrities to step into The Circle (gamers have catfished as celebs in earlier seasons), and the 2 stars possible earned vital Netflix paychecks for his or her appearances. Notably, Emma and Mel B cannot win any of the sport’s prize cash, although they might help make the money prize improve for the eventual winner.
With two former Spice Girls members showing on The Circle, followers of the lady band are questioning how a lot the group made collectively and the way a lot every of them are value at present in 2022.
Spice Girls’ Earnings
As a band, the Spice Girls earned unbelievable acclaim and wealth. While they solely launched three albums, they earned huge sums of cash throughout their quick tenure as the most important vocal group on the planet. The band charted 10 prime 10 hits within the U.Ok., with 9 of these reaching the summit. Their music wasn’t simply widespread in Europe, as they traveled the planet selling and touring. They bought an estimated 100 million data worldwide, and in 1998, it was estimated that the Spice Girls empire could have reaped as a lot as $800 million.
During the height of their fame within the late Nineties, the Spice Girls have been reportedly incomes $75 million per 12 months. When they returned to tour in 2007, they have been every reportedly paid $20 million to carry out collectively in concert events around the globe, together with 17 soldout exhibits at London’s O2 Arena.
Victoria Beckham’s Net Worth
Victoria Beckham isn’t simply richer than all of her former bandmates, she’s reportedly richer than all of her former bandmates mixed. The former Posh Spice and her husband David Beckham have a mixed internet value of $450 million, in keeping with Celebrity Net Worth’s calculations, with each David and Victoria every contributing considerably to that sum since their marriage in 1999. Following the Spice Girls, she launched a solo profession, releasing one album and scoring 4 prime 10 singles within the U.Ok. But after lower than half a decade, she moved on from music and pursued vogue, which she had established an curiosity in as Posh Spice.
After securing one-off modeling and designing initiatives with manufacturers like Dolce and Gabbana, Rocawear, Marc Jacobs, and Rock & Republic, she ventured into the style world with her personal eponymous model. Since launching in 2008, Beckham has produced dozens of clothes strains, and the corporate now produces eyewear, purses, clothes, denim, and far more. In the early years, her firm was labeled a monetary success, with gross sales predictions topping $100 million. Later, it was revealed that the agency wasn’t really doing as properly as some anticipated.
She has additionally expanded her empire into perfume and sweetness. Her first foray into cosmetics, V-Sculpt, launched in 2007. In 2019, she returned to that trade with Victoria Beckham Beauty. She has launched two books, Learning to Fly and That Extra Half an Inch: Hair, Heels and Everything in Between, which each bought properly within the U.Ok. She has starred in documentaries and docuseries that adopted her as she recorded new music and created vogue companies, however she has not spent a lot time appearing, internet hosting, or judging, like her former bandmates.
In only one actual property deal, it seems the Beckhams could have made as a lot as $14 million after promoting a Beverly Hills mansion for $33 million. They paid $18.7 million for the house years prior.
Geri Halliwell’s Net Worth
The first member to depart the Spice Girls, Geri Halliwell turned the band from a quintet to a quartet in 1998. She rapidly started her solo profession, and he or she went on to attain eight prime 10 hits in her native U.Ok., with half of these singles hovering proper to No. 1. She produced three albums, with two breaking into the best tier, whereas the ultimate, 2005’s Passion, didn’t enter the highest 40.
In addition to her solo musical profession, which lasted lower than a decade, she has launched one autobiography, titled If Only, and a collection of youngsters’s books primarily based on a personality named Ugenia. All of her written works bought properly, although she hasn’t continued down that path for a number of years. She has additionally launched a couple of one-off clothes strains, made two yoga DVDs, and served as a decide on actuality competitors packages like Popstars: The Rivals, All American Girl, The X Factor, and Australia’s Got Talent, amongst others.
Emma Bunton’s Net Worth
Baby Spice, as she was recognized when she was one of many Spice Girls, additionally launched into a solo musical profession following the dissolution of the group, and like the opposite members, she loved a interval of economic success. On her personal, she charted two prime 10 albums and 7 prime 10 smashes earlier than taking a break. She returned to music in 2019 after greater than a decade away, and her comeback launch My Happy Place practically turned her third prime 10 title, peaking at No. 11.
Bunton has discovered work as a presenter, host, and decide on actuality packages. She’s served as a recurring determine on collection akin to Emma, Celebrity, Strictly Come Dancing, The X Factor, Celebrity Juice, Don’t Stop Believing, Dancing on Ice, and The Great American Baking Show. She has additionally acted in Tim Vine Travels in Time, Murder in Successville, and Drunk History.
In 2009, Bunton parlayed her fame into a job in radio, as she started internet hosting a daytime program through the afternoon rush hour. She then joined Heart Breakfast host Jamie Theakston, they usually anchored the present for 5 years. She stepped away from that to rehearse for the Spice Girls’ reunion, however returned to host a Sunday night time program of her personal.
Melanie C’s Net Worth
Following the cut up of the Spice Girls, Mel C has gone on to change into probably the most prolific solo musician of the bunch. Unlike her former colleagues, Chisholm (her actual final title) has not stopped writing and recording music, and he or she has risen and fallen on the charts within the U.Ok. along with her personal materials. She has now launched eight albums, with three getting into the highest 10. She’s additionally nabbed seven prime 10 singles, together with a pair of No. 1s.
Chisholm has appeared on TV on exhibits like The X Factor Australia, Superstar, Bring the Noise, Asia’s Got Talent, The Voice Kids, Celebrity Gogglebox, and Dancing with the Stars. Unlike most of her former bandmates, she has additionally appeared on stage as an actor, starring within the musicals Blood Brothers and Jesus Christ Superstar within the U.Ok.
Mel B’s Net Worth
Only Mel B’s first album Hot charted within the U.Ok., whereas her follow-up, L.A. State of Mind, didn’t make a critical industrial influence. On her personal, she’s scored 4 prime 10 hits within the nation, along with her first solo providing, “I Want You Back” with Missy Elliott, hitting the highest of the weekly tallies.
On TV, Brown (which is usually shortened to B) has landed roles as a decide, mentor, host, or an actor on packages akin to Dancing with the Stars (first as a contestant, then as a bunch), Coronation Street, Burn It, Loose Women, Dance Your Ass Off, Mel B: It’s a Scary World, The X Factor Australia, Stepping Out, America’s Got Talent, The Voice Kids: Australia, Lip Sync Battle UK, and fairly a couple of extra. Brown has seemingly devoted extra of her time to tv than the opposite Spice Girls. Brown has revealed two books throughout her profession, 2002’s Catch a Fire: The Autobiography and 2018’s Brutally Honest. She has additionally acted on stage in well-known productions akin to Rent and Chicago in addition to her personal Brutally Honest.
During her divorce to movie producer Stephen Belafonte, stories declare that Brown had spent nearly the entire cash she made as a Spice Girl, maybe as a lot as $50 million. In 2017, a decide ordered her to pay her ex-husband $40,000 per thirty days. At the time, she was additionally incomes $240,000 a month as a decide on America’s Got Talent.