Singer-songwriter, Adam Lambert, is best known for being runner-up on the eighth season of American Idol. Since then, he has sold over 2.5 million albums worldwide. His first album, For Your Entertainment, debuted at number three on the Billboard 200.
Lambert’s second album, Trespassing, debuted at number one making him the first openly gay artist to top the album charts. In addition to his solo career, he became lead vocalist of the rock band Queen in 2011; something that not a lot of artists are able to embody. He discovered the band as a child through his parent’s album collection.
Working with Queen has given him a global platform and a new set of adoring fans. Now, having the rare opportunity to lead the band is both a honor and a responsibility.
About Adam Lambert
- Net Worth – $5 Million
- Birth Date – January 29, 1982
- Birth Place – Indianapolis, Indiana
- Profession – Singer, Songwriter
- Nationality – American
- Marital Status – Single
Adam Lambert was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and has one younger brother. Soon after his birth, his family moved to San Diego, California where be began performing in local theater at nine years old.
Lambert took vocal lessons and studied opera, leading him to perform in Broadway hits Hair and Wicked but found the performances daunting.
He continued performing and moved to Los Angeles “to work in the real entertainment world.” Known for his theatrical performance style, Lambert exhibits incredible stage presence.
His style and fashion sense have allowed him to grace numerous magazine covers and be a guest judge on Project Runway.
During his career, Lambert has given charitable support and time to different causes, including MusiCares. He is featured in UNICEFs #Imagine campaign and received a GLAAD Media Award nomination in 2010.