Wade Robson Net Worth: What is Wade Robson’s Net Worth and how did the dancer amass such huge wealth? Find out the real truth behind Wade Robson’s Net Worth, career, and earnings
Who is Wade Robson?
Wade Robson is an Australian dancer and choreographer. He is famous for directing music videos and world tours for pop artists such as NSYNC and Britney Spears, as well as his closeness to the late King of Pop music, Michael Jackson.
Wade played host and executive producer for The Wade Robson Project, which aired on MTV in 2003.
He participated in the 2007 Fox television dance series So You Think You Can Dance as a judge and choreographer.
Wade was involved in a serious controversy of child sexual abuse which led to the arrest and charge of the late pop singer, Michael Jackson.
He testified in Jackson’s defence during the trial but would come back again in 2013, after the singer had passed on, to claim that the pop icon had abused him.
His allegations and those of James Safechuck are the subjects of the 2019 documentary Leaving Neverland.
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Date of Birth||17 September 1982|
Early Life and Career
Wade Jeremy William Robson was born on 17 September 1982, in Brisbane, Australia. He began dancing since he was in Kindergarten.
As a child, Wade performed with a group of dancers from Johnny Young’s Talent School. He loved imitating the dancing steps and style of the famous Michael Jackson.
His imitation of Michael’s dance steps and styles earned him the opportunity to meet with the pop star after he won a Michael Jackson dancing competition at age 5.
Since then, he and Michael stayed in touch and would oftentimes pay the pop star a visit in the US along with his family. Wade continued on his career path as a dancer.
And by age 11, he had started teaching dance classes in Hollywood. By the time he was 14, he began choreographing professionally.
Eventually, Wade would go on to choreograph and direct music videos and tours for American pop singer Britney Spears and N’Sync throughout the 90s and early 2000s.
Going further, he continued to choreograph and perform after which he created the hip-hop competition series, “The Wade Robson Project” for MTV.
Likewise, he also choreographed tours for “American Idol”. Moreso, Wade featured as a choreographer on “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Dancing with the Stars” for multiple seasons.
Aside from his dancing, Wade has also made a few movie features and appearances as well. He appeared in the 2004 commercially successful dance movie, You Got Served.
Wade Robson Net Worth
As of 2019, the dancer and choreographer, Wade Robson have an estimated net worth of $2 million. Wade’s major source of income comes from his career as a dancer and choreographer.
Although the dancer has had a rough time dealing with criticism and nervous beak downs, he has managed to maintain a good career balance as far as earnings are concerned.
We do hope to see more from the dancer in the coming years.
Wade has had a series of controversies that surround the love aspect of his life. He was in a 7 years relationship with Brandi, the daughter of Jackie Jackson, and the niece to Michael Jackson.
Brandi spoke about their relationship in the online Leaving Neverland counter-documentary Neverland Firsthand: Investigating the Michael Jackson Documentary.
She stated Robson and she met as children during a photoshoot with her uncle, MJ. And from there, Robson had a crush on her and asked her uncle, MJ, to set the two up.
She further disclosed that the two were friends for ten years before they decided to try a formal relationship.
Brandi would go on to state that Robson cheated on her with American singer, Britney Spears during the latter’s 1999–2001 tour.
This event led to the end of the pair’s relationship, as well as the relationship between Spears and former boyfriend, Justin Timberlake.
It was rumoured that the outcome of the breakup was what inspired Timberlake to write the song “Cry Me a River” about Spears cheating on him with Robson.
However, neither Spears or Timberlake have come out to speak on whether the rumours are true or not.
Wade later married his wife and former fashion designer, Amanda Rodriguez on August 13, 2005. The couple has one son named Koa Robson who was born in 2010.
Allegations against Michael Jackson
Aside from his controversial love life, Wade has also made the headlines for alleging to have been molested by the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson, when he was 7.
However, when the pop legend was charged in 2005 with child sexual abuse, Wade testified in his defence. He stated that he had slept in MJ’s bedroom several times but had never been molested.
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The charge was brought up after Wade and his family were invited by Jackson to stay with him at his home in Neverland Ranch, California. That was when Wade visited the US with his family to perform with Johnny Young’s Talent School in Disneyland.
Jackson was acquitted afterwards but died in 2009. After his death, Wade said:
However, in 2013, Wade claimed that Jackson had sexually abused him on two visits and when he and his family moved to the US. He was aged between 7 and 14.
Wade claimed that the reason for his earlier denial was due to Jackson’s “complete manipulation and brainwashing”.
He further said that Jackson had said they would both go to jail if anyone learned of the abuse.
Wade stated that his change of story was provoked by “becoming a father and experiencing nervous breakdowns in 2011 and 2012.”
However, his case was dismissed by a Los Angeles Judge, with the reason that Wade has missed the 12-month statutory deadline after Jackson’s death.