Nick Lachey Net Worth in 2021

Nick Lachey
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Nick Lachey is an American actor, singer, and television host. He is the lead singer of a boy band named “98 Degrees” and has earned a name for himself by starring in various TV shows and movies as well. In this article, let us find out what is Nick Lachey net worth and some interesting facts about him.

Lachey is well known for his role in the series named “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica”, where he worked along with his former wife, Jessica Simpson. 

Nick has quite an interesting personality, which many people are not aware of. With all these sources mentioned above, he is making a lot of money.

Let us take a look into a short biography of this massively successful figure, how is he earning a living, how is he handling both his personal and professional life, his age, weight, height, and other facts. Buckle up and let’s get started. 

Nick Lachey Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$ 25 Million
Date of BirthNovember 9, 1973
Age 47 years
Height1.75 m
Source of WealthActor, Singer, Screen Writer, Television Producer 
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Last UpdatedFebruary 2021

Early Life

Nicholas Scott Lachey was born on November 9th, 1973 in Kentucky, United States. He was born to Cathalyn and John Lachey and has a brother named Drew Lachey.

His brother is also an actor and both of them have worked on their music career together. 

Nick completed his schooling at Clovernook Elementary School in North College Hill, Ohio.

He then moved to Cincinnati to attend the School of Creative and Performing Arts. In 1992, Nick enrolled at the University of Southern California. 


In the mid-1990s, Nick took the first step towards his singing career at a park in King’s Island.

He sang all around the park in a group with his friend, Justin Jeffre. Lachey was the lead singer in a boy band “98 Degrees” with his brother Drew Lachey and friends, Justin Jeffre and Jeff Timmons. 

The first album Nick released with his band was named “98 Degrees” which was followed by their second successful album, “98 Degrees and Rising”. The band’s first concert was in Hershey, Pennsylvania at the Summer Mixtape Festival in 2012. 

Nick appeared on a show on MTV named, “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica” with his ex-wife Jessica Simpson in 2003.

The show was a huge success and won an award in 2005. In the same year, Nick released his first solo album “SoulO” but it was not a big success.

However, his second solo album named, “What’s Left of Me” was a thriving one.

It sold more than 500,000 copies and was awarded gold. The first song from this album which goes by the same name as the album was a huge hit. 

Apart from working on his albums, Nick has also recorded songs for films. He recorded a song named “Ordinary Day” in the film “For One More Day”. After this in 2007, he was back working on his third music album. 

Nick was also seen as a singer under the Red Bedroom Productions in the popular TV series, “One Tree Hill”.

He has produced a musical reality show in 2009, named “Taking the Stage” and was a host of the singing competition “The Sing-Off”. He took part in music competitions like “Stars Earn Stripes”, a show on NBC. 

In 2017, Nick along with his wife Vanessa, took part in a dancing competition “Dancing with the Stars” against each other.

Nick has also hosted the show on Nickelodeon named “America’s Musical Family” from 2019. At present, he is hosting a reality show on Netflix with his wife Vanessa, called “Love is Blind”.

Highlights and Achievements

  • Nick’s TV Show “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica”, was awarded the People’s Choice Award in the category Favorite Reality Show in 2005. 
  • In 2006, his second solo album “What’s Left of Me” was listed as number two on the Billboard 200 and was also certified gold. The first song from this album earned the sixth position on Billboard Hot 100. 
  • Nick received a nomination for American Music Awards in 2006, in the category Favorite Male Pop Artist. 

Age, Height, and Weight

Nick Lachey was born on 9th November 1973 and as of February 2021, his age is 47 years. Nick is 1.75 meters tall and his weight is 76 kg. 

Personal Life

Nick got introduced to his then-wife, Jessica Simpson at a Christmas party in 1998.

They started dating in 1999 and after many ups and downs, they tied a knot on 26 October 2002. After Simpson filed a divorce in 2005, the couple officially got divorced in 2006. 

When his second solo album got released in 2006, Nick started dating Vanessa Minnilo, a TV personality who starred in Nick’s music video.

The couple got engaged in 2010 and then in 2011, they decided to get married in the British Virgin Island. Nick and Vanessa have three children together and are currently staying in California.


Nick is a die-hard Cincinnati Bengals fan. In 2012 in a game against San Diego, Nick was caught up in an argument with a fan.

The San Diego fan was being too vocal and at one point in the argument, Nick charged at the fan and also insulted his wife. As such he was escorted out of the game. 

Nick Lachey Net Worth in 2021

Credits: Vulture

As of February 2021, the American musician and television personality Nick Lachey has an estimated net worth of 25 million dollars.

His assets include an Encino house worth about 3 million dollars, a home at Tarzana also worth 3 million dollars. Nick has earned about 5 million dollars from his show American Idol in 2011 and 10 million by 2013.

And his earnings from his album “What’s Left of Me” which sold 500000 copies, was 450 thousand dollars.

Nick is not only a talented musician and a host; he is also serving humanity by taking part in the Entertainment Council of Feeding America, a hunger relief council.

Nick’s amazing talent as a musician has touched and inspired people and we look forward to more of his incredible works on television. 

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