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Nija Charles Net Worth: How Rich Is the Singer in 2022?



Nija Charles is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who is best known for writing tracks for artists like Beyonce, Jay-Z, Chris Brown, and others. Her net worth is estimated at $1.5 million as of 2022.

singer nija charles attends the 62nd annual grammy awards
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 26: Nija Charles attends the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

Early Life

Full NameNija Charles
Birth Date / AgeOctober 20, 1997 / 24 Years Old
Birth PlaceUnion, New Jersey, USA
Source of WealthSinging / Songwriting
Relationship StatusSingle
Height5 ft. 2 in. / 1.6 m.
Net Worth$1.5 Million

Nija Charles was born in October of 1997 in Union, New Jersey to parents Pookie (stage name) and Tracy. Her father works as a DJ, while her mother earns money as a dancer. Meanwhile, Nija has a younger sister by the name of Zoe.

In fact, Nija comes from a long line of a musically inclined family as her grandmother served in a choir. Additionally, she has an aunt and uncle who produce music using the Fruity Loops software.

Actually, her mother made her and her sister learn how to play at least one musical instrument when they were young. The first instrument that Nija learned how to play was the flute.

When she was 13 years old, Nija’s parents rewarded her straight A’s with a mini keyboard. The rest is history as they say.

In 2015, the songwriter graduated from Union Township High School. She then enrolled in the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University. It’s there where she met her current manager Christian McCurdy.

singer nija charles accepts the bridge award at the grit before the gram
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 23: (L-R) Songwriter & Producer Nija Charles, Grit Before The Gram Creator and The Vanity Group CEO & Founder Karleen Roy and Schure Media President Yvette Noel-Schure accepts ‘The Bridge’ award during attends Grit Before The Gram

Nija Charles Net Worth and Career

Not long after meeting McCurdy, Nija was flown out to Los Angeles to work with producers and other artists/repertoires in the recording industry. In 2017, Nija inked a publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group.

She has since signed a deal with Capitol Records as well. Impressively, Nija was named to Rolling Stone’s “Future 25” in October 2020 at the age of 22.

The talented young artist has written songs for some of the biggest names in the industry. In 2017, she earned writing credits for tracks done by artists Kid Ink, Lecrae, Chris Brown, Flo Rida, Lyrica Anderson, and Daniel Skye.

Already, Charles has brought home a pair of Grammy Awards for her lyrical excellence. Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Everything Is Love album took home the Best Urban Contemporary Album award in 2019. Charles wrote the songs Heard About Us and LoveHappy.

In addition to that, Cardi B’s album Invasion of Privacy won the Best Rap Album award. Charles received writing credits on the tracks Ring featuring Kehlani and I Do featuring SZA.

Other notable artists that Charles has written for include Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Lady Gaga, Ty Dolla $ign, Young Thug, amongst several others.

Also noteworthy is the fact Nija recently dropped her debut project titled Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You. The extended play contains 10 tracks at just under 30 minutes of tun time.

In 2020, Forbes named Charles to their “30 Under 30” list under the music category. It also states that she is currently operating out of Glendale, California.

Nija Charles Instagram

Currently, the mega-talented artist possesses 197,000 Instagram followers. To go along with that, Charles has 49,500 followers on her Twitter account. Those appear to be the only social media platforms she is a part of at this time.

Personal Life

The upcoming star has kept her personal life on the wraps thus far in her career. As far as relationships are concerned, it is believed that Nija is currently single, although that is not 100 percent confirmed as of now.

Nija Charles Net Worth

The Nija Charles net worth figure of $1.5 million has been amassed in a very short period of time. She managed to become a millionaire by 24 years old through sheer talent as a songwriter. Prominent singers and rappers have sought out her songwriting capabilities and they will continue to. Moreover, expect to hear more singing from Nija in the coming years.

Nija Charles

singer nija charles accepts the spotlight award during grit before the gram
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 23: Songwriter & Producer Nija Charles accepts ‘The Spotlight’ award during Grit Before The Gram – A Soundtrack To Our Solidarity at The West Hollywood EDITION on January 23, 2020 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Grit Before the Gram)
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