Joel Madden Net Worth (Updated 2022)

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Joel Madden Net Worth: Joel Madden is an American singer, record producer, DJ, and actor who has a net worth of $40 million as of 2022. His net worth is combined with his wife’s net worth. Joel is best known as the lead performer for the Pop-punk band Good Charlotte.

After becoming a part of the band, the duo of Madden brothers released a total of seven albums. They sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, including The Young and the Hopeless, The Chronicles of Life and Death, Generation RX, and Youth Authority

Apart from being a brilliant actor and singer, he is a UNICEF goodwill ambassador. He has also done commendable work in movies, such as the 2001 teen hit Not Another Teen Movie. Joel also possesses a clothing line business called DMCA Collective with his identical twin brother Benji Madden.

Net Worth 2022:

Name Joel Madden
Net Worth (in Dollars) $40 million
Annual Salary 8 million +
Income Source Live Shows, Concerts, Movies
Profession Singer, Record Producer, DJ
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Age 43

Joel Madden Net Worth Growth in the last 5 Years:

In 2022 $12 million
In 2021 $11.5 million
In 2020 $11 million
In 2019 $10 million
In 2018 $9.5 million

Early Life:

Joel Rueben Combs (Madden) was born on March 11, 1979, in Waldorf, Maryland, the US to his parents, Roger Combs and Robin Madden. He was born with his identical twin brother, Benji Madden, who plays guitar and sings backup vocals inside the famous musical band Good Charlotte.

Joel also has an elder sister who is also much talented as Joel. He spent most of his time in childhood with his siblings and always kept on working for his band. 

When it comes to his educational background, he completed his elementary education at La Plata High School in Waldorf. Later, Joel graduated from school and got quickly involved in a music band. 


Joel Rueben Combs (Madden) was born on March 11, 1979, in Waldorf, Maryland. He is 43 years old as of 2022.


Nick Name Joel Madden
Full Name Joel Rueben Combs
Age 43
Date of Birth March 11, 1979
Birth Place Waldorf, Maryland, US
Nationality American
Profession Singer, Record Producer, DJ, Actor
Height 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 meters
Weight 75 kg or 165 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Father Roger Combs
Mother Robin Madden
Siblings 2
Marital Status Married
Wife Nicole Richie
Children 2
Son 1
Daughter 1
Net Worth $40 million (approx.)
Last Updated September 2022

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Joel was raised in a troubled family and showed his interest in music at a very young age. He always tried to sing and play their instruments on their own. 

He began his career in 1995 when he was just 16. Joel launched his band with the help of his brother and school friends. In the meantime, he recruited his classmates Aaron Escolopio on drums, Billy Martin on Guitar, and Paul Thomas on bass. Later he decided the name of his band, Good Charlotte.

In 2000, the band rolled out its debut album titled Good Charlotte with Joel Madden as the lead singer. However, the song did not receive much success, but it still managed to gain favorable reviews from critics and made it to number #185 on the Billboard 200. 

In 2002, he began earning success at a greater level when Good Charlotte had its breakthrough with “The Young and the Hopeless.” It included albums like The Anthem, The Young and the Hopeless, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, and Girls & Boys. It sold over 3.5 million copies in the US Alone and was certified as the Triple-Platinum by the RIAA

Later, it was followed by the release of The Chronicles of Life and Death, featuring popular singles like “Predictable” and “I Just Wanna Live”. In 2004, he had a special appearance in the film Fat Albert and in 2006, he also played a cameo role in Material Girls. 

Good Charlotte came up with the release of the “Good Morning Revival” in 2007. It debuted at number #7 on the Billboard 200 and dropped the singles “The River” and “Dance Floor Anthem”.In 2015, he had a guest appearance on the Fox series Empire. 

Throughout his career, Joel has collaborated with many other artists. He has featured on many songs, such as Incomplete and All Alone by Blood on Dance Floor and the City of Sin by Alex Kunnari & Heikki L. His brother has also served as a coach on five seasons of the reality singing competition show The Voice Australia and has also been in the service as a coach on The Voice Kids in 2014.

Films and Television:

During his career, Joel Madden appeared in various films and television. In 2001, he and his fellow members made appearances in the parody film “Not Another Teen Movie.” He made further appearances in Fat Albert (2004) and along with his brother Benji in the Material Girls (2006). 

On Television, Joel worked on the Nickelodeon musical comedy series “The Naked Brothers Band”, and made his guest appearance in 2015 on the Fox series “Empire”.

Additionally, he served as a vocal coach for the five seasons of the reality singing competition show called “The Voice Australia”. Along with this brother Benji in 2014, he served the position of the coach on “The Voice Kids”. 

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Joel Madden Net Worth:

As of 2022, Joel Madden’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million. He is referred to as one of the top-listening singers and song producers in the United States and has millions of fans from all over the world. The main sources of his income include music, such as album sales, concerts, record producing, endorsing, commercials, etc. 

Beyond that, Joel launched a clothing line called MADE Clothing with his brothers Beji and Josh. However, the brand was renamed DCMA Collective, and later it got closed.  

Moving on to the philanthropic side, Joel Madden co-founded The Richie Madden Children’s Foundation with his wife Nicole in 2007. The idea behind creating this Organization was to inspire moms and their families to make purchases from an online registry. 

Moreover, Joel Madden is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. In 2010, he and his brother contributed to the charity single “We are the World 25 for Haiti”.  

Personal Life:

Joel began dating a teen idol when he was 25 years old, but their relationship didn’t last long, and the couple split up after a long gap. He revealed the news of their breakup in an interview. Later, Paper Magazine wrote that the relationship was illegal because she was underage. 

In 2006, he started dating Nicole Richie. The duo confirmed their engagement in February 2010. They married on December 11, 2010. Later, they were blessed with two children, a daughter, and a son.

Awards & Nominations:


  • 2013: Logie-The Popular Male Talent
  • 2012: The Voice in the Year


  • 2003: MTV TRL Awards for Sneak Attack Award

Social Profiles:

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