Nick Lachey is a 47 year old American TV personality who is known for being the member of boy band 98 Degrees in his mid 20s. The band was on a roll during the 1990s and 2000s era that and sold more than 10 million records. Even though, it was not as popular as Backstreet Boys or One Direction, Nick chose a separate lane and become famous after starring in the MTV reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. The reality show ran from 2003-2005 for three seasons in which he starred along with his wife. Currently, the actor is casting in Netflix 2022 reality show The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On which is scheduled to premiere on 13 April 2022.
Nick Lachey Net Worth
Nick Lachey’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 Million in 2022 including his assets and annual salary.
Lachey become famous as a singer in 98 degrees band and expanded his popularity empire into reality TV stardom with MTV’s Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica(2003-2005), One Tree Hill(2009), The Sing Off(2009-1014), and various other shows.
How did Nick become rich?
The actor received $12 Million from her ex-wife Jessica Simpson in June 2006. Actually, Jessica was forced to pay Lachey because the couple wasn’t having a pre-nuptial agreement that can divide the assets of both the parties. Today, Jessica Simpson’s net worth is estimated to be around $200 Million which is way more than Nick’s web worth. She has earned her fortune through her successful fashion and beauty lines, as well as through her singing and acting career. On the other hand, acting is the major source for Nick Lachey.
In 2002, Nick and Jessica paid $1.685 Million for a home inside Calabasas, California. This was the same house that was featured in the 2003 reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. Since Nick was the main owner of the property, he kept the house even after the breakup and sold the home in August 2009 for whopping $3.495 Million.
Then in 2011, Nick and Vanessa bought another house in Encino which the couple sold for $6.6 Million in 2020. Moreover, the couple purchased a greater home for $4.15 million in 2016 which was previously owned by a late Mexican singer Jenni Rivera. Also, the couple bought NFL Player Randall Cobb’s mansion in Tarzana for around $4.8 Million in 2020 and recently sold it in February 2022 to a tennis star Naomi Osaka.
Personal Life: Birthday, Parents, Siblings
Nick Lachey was born in Harlan, Kentucky, on November 9, 1973 to Cate Lachey(mother) and John Lachey(father).
He is the middle of three brothers; his brothers are Drew and Jason. Lachey was a member of the boy band 98 Degrees, which he formed with his high school friends Jeff Timmons and Justin Jeffre in 1997.
The group was signed to Motown Records and released their self-titled debut album in 1997. The album sold over 10 million copies and produced the hit singles “I Do (Cherish You)”, “Because of You”, and “The Hardest Thing”.
Lachey began his solo career in 2003 with the release of his debut album, SoulO. The album was a commercial success, debuting at number three on the Billboard 200 and selling over one million copies. The album’s first single, “What’s Left of Me”, was a top five hit on the Billboard Hot 100 like What’s Poppin by Jack Harlow. His second album, What’s Left of Me, was released in 2006 and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. The album’s first single, “You’re the Only One”, was a top ten hit on the Hot 100.
Nich Lachey Wife and Kids
Lachey has been married twice, first to Jessica Simpson from 2002 to 2006, and then to Vanessa Minnillo from 2011 to present. He has three children, two with Simpson and one with Minnillo.