How rich is Ava Max?
Sweet but psycho probably doesn’t apply to Ava Max, but at least she is the interpreter of this hit, which reached the top of the charts in eight countries. Ava is the daughter of Albanian immigrants, and her real name is Amanda Ava Koci. Ava Max has been trying to gain a foothold in the music business since the mid-2000s, and her music spread very rapidly on social networks. The record company Atlantic Records became aware of the young talent, and in 2018 the breakthrough came with Sweet but psycho. Ava Max’s estimated net worth is $ 2.5 million.
For a career in LA
Ava Max was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her musical role models were Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, and she danced through the nursery to their songs. Her mother, a passionate opera singer, supported her desire for a singing career. At the age of 14, Ava moved to Los Angeles with her mother to hone this career. Your pioneer for this should be the American musician Pharrell Williams.
In 2005 Ava Max became active on Myspace and published both cover versions and her songs. She released a six-number EP on iTunes. In 2013 she collaborated with the Austrian producer Fritz Jerey, which resulted in two electro house singles called Satellite and Take away the pain. It was here that she used the stage name Ava for the first time.
The turning point came just before bankruptcy.
Despite hard work, the desired success in LA should not come. Ava did all kinds of jobs, selling clothes and milkshakes to keep her afloat. Shortly before she wanted to give it all up, she met producer Cirkut. Working with Katy Perry or The Weeknd, he knew exactly how hits work. He produced two more pop songs with Ava and released them via SoundCloud. The beginning of a great career and a fortune related to it was made.
In 2016 the songs Jet Set and Anyone but you was released. In 2017, Le Youth released the single Clap your Hands, on which Ava Max can be heard as a guest musician. She called herself Ava Max. Supposedly she sometimes felt like a boy in her childhood and wanted to add something masculine to her stage name. Clap your hands achieved a lot of attention and clicks in the millions on Spotify and YouTube. Also, in 2017 appeared Not your Barbie Girl, a cover of Aqua’s Barbie Girl. This song became known as a promotional song for the TikTok video app.
Ava Max breaks through with Sweet but Psycho.
In 2018 talent scouts from the record company Atlantic Records became aware of Ava Max’s music. They offered her a record deal, Cirkut continued to be their producer. The first singles appeared without any notable success, but the song Sweet but Psycho, released in August 2018, was the hoped-for game changer. By October, the song reached numerous top positions in the international charts.
The singer has received numerous awards, the track has been streamed well over 550 million times, and YouTube named her “Artist to watch 2019”. In that year, the successor titles So am I and Torn appeared. In 2020 the long-awaited album Heaven & Hell was finally released. Ava Max will continue to expand her fortune with more songs in the future.