It has been claimed that the total amount of M.I.A. net worth is as much as 10 million dollars, as of right now. M.I.A. has earned a huge part of her net worth through her career as a recording artist. In addition, she is also a song writer, director and painter, and these sources also add up extra money to the total size of M.I.A. net worth.
M.I.A. was born in London, England in 1975 and her birth name is Maya Arulpragasam, however, in the show business, she is mostly known by her stage name M.I.A. In 2000, M.I.A. started to work as a visual artist, designer and filmmaker when she was living in London. In 2002, she started to appear on stage as a singer. In 2004, she released two singles called “Galang” and “Sunshowers”. These songs became quite a success as they managed to place in charts in the United Kingdom and Canada. In the United States, they landed in the Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales chart, too.
In 2005, M.I.A. released her first album called “Arular”. In 2007, her second album was released, called “Kala”. In 2010, M.I.A. released her third album called “Maya”. Her third album became the most successful and it became a huge hit in the United Kingdom and also in the United States. Thus, the sales of it have also added up to the overall amount of M.I.A. net worth. The album landed in the 9th place on the Billboard 200 chart. Also, it hit the top on the Dance/Electronic Albums chart. In the first week of its sales, the album landed in the Top 10 in charts in Canada, Norway, Greece and Finland.
In 2009, M.I.A established a multimedia company called “N.E.E.T.”, which represented various artists, such as Blaqstarr, “Sleigh Bells” and some others. M.I.A. has released a couple of mixtapes, too, such as “Piracy Funds Terrorism” in 2004 and “Vicki Leekx” in 2010. Therefore, the sales of them have also added up to the overall size of M.I.A. net worth.
In 2011, M.I.A. teamed up with Madonna and Nicki Minaj, when the trio recorded a song called “Give Me All Your Luvin’”. This song was included in the album “MDNA” and the trio performed the song at the Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show, as well. Thus, it has been mainly to her career as a recording artist that she is so known today.