American idol is a superstar making machine and it has also proven to be profitable for many of its participants.
Ever since the launch of his career Kelly Clarkson As far back as 2002, the long-running singing competition series has resulted in successful, lucrative races for several participants in the show – and many of the biggest names were not even necessarily the winners!
Since their seasons, so many contestants have released hit singles and albums, won awards and made transitions to film and television work, as well as achieved major sponsorship deals and launched successful side projects.
We took a look back over the years and rounded up the 10 most affluent American idol alumni based on the data online, and ranked them from lowest to highest.
Scroll through to find out which American Idol stars have the highest net worth …