Carnie Wilson Net Worth – 2023

Carnie Wilson

Net Worth $14 Million
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
Profession Singer, Actor, Presenter
Gender Female
Date of Birth Apr 29, 1968 (54 years old)
Nationality United States of America

Carnie Wilson Net Worth:

$14 Million

What is the net worth of Carnie Wilson?

American musician and television personality Carnie Wilson has a net worth of $14 million. Wilson is well recognized for her vocal career with the musical trio Wilson Phillips. The group published the studio albums “Wilson Phillips” (1990), “Shadows and Light” (1992), “California” (2004), “Christmas in Harmony” (2010), and “Dedicated” (2012), and their song “Hold On” was the most popular single in the United States in 1990. Wilson has been in the film “Bridesmaids” (2011), the television series “Silk Stalkings” (1998), “That ’70s Show” (2001), “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” (2002), and “Glee” (2015), as well as the miniseries “The ’60s” (1999).

Early Years

Carnie Wilson was born in Bel Air, California on April 29, 1968. Her parents are Brian Wilson and Marilyn Rovell. Brian co-founded The Beach Boys, but Marilyn was a member of The Honeys. During their adolescent years, Carnie, her younger sister Wendy, and their friend Chynna Phillips (daughter of John and Michelle Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas) created the band Wilson Phillips.


On May 8, 1990, Wilson Phillips released their self-titled first album, which achieved 5x Platinum in the United States and 7 Platinum in Canada. It includes the hits “Hold On,” “Release Me,” and “Impulsive” and reached No. 2 on the “Billboard” 200 list and No. 1 on the Canadian music chart. “Hold On” and “Release Me” topped the “Billboard” Hot 100, Adult Contemporary, and Canadian Adult Contemporary charts, respectively. The band’s 1992 follow-up album, “Shadows and Light,” was certified platinum in the United States and double platinum in Canada, and the song “You’re in Love” topped the “Billboard” Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts in both countries. Wilson Phillips dissolved in 1993, but subsequently regrouped for the Gold-certified albums “California” (2004), “Christmas in Harmony” (2010), and “Dedicated” (2012). In 2012, they starred in the TV Guide Network series Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On. Carnie and Wendy recorded the Christmas CD “Hey Santa!” in 1993, and the album “The Wilsons” with their father in 1997. “A Mother’s Gift: Lullabies from the Heart” (2006) and “Christmas with Carnie” (2007) are Carnie’s solo CDs (2007).

From 1995 to 1996, Wilson led her own syndicated talk program, “Carnie!” In 2003, she appeared many times on “Hollywood Squares” and in the documentary “Mayor of the Sunset Strip.” In 2008, she joined the casts of “Gone Country” and “Outsider’s Inn” on CMT and “Celebracadabra” on VH1. Carnie Wilson hosted “The Newlywed Game” on GSN from 2009 to 2010, and also starred in “Carnie Wilson: Unstapled” on the network in 2010. In 2011, she was a judge on ABC’s “Karaoke Battle USA,” and in 2012, she appeared on “Celebrity Wife Swap,” exchanging places with former “Growing Pains” actress Tracey Gold. Wilson finished second on both “Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off” (2013) and “Chopped: All Stars: Celebrities” (2014); she earned $10,000 for the Autism Research Institute on “Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off.” Multiple times, she has stood in as a guest host on the CBS series “The Talk,” and in 2017, she participated on “Celebrity Apprentice.”

Personal Life

Carnie wed musician/music producer Robert Bonfiglio on June 23, 2000, and the couple welcomed daughter Lola on April 22, 2005, then daughter Luciana on June 12, 2009. Wilson suffered gestational diabetes during her third trimester of pregnancy with Luciana, and Carnie contracted an infection in her uterus after delivering her daughter by C-section. Wilson has battled weight her whole life, and in 1999 she underwent gastric bypass surgery. She shed 150 pounds as a result of the operation, and appeared naked for “Playboy” in 2003. In 2006, after regaining some of the weight, Carnie joined the cast of “Celebrity Fit Club” on VH1 and dropped 22 pounds. In 2012, she underwent lap-band surgery, then in 2013, she disclosed that she had left-sided Bell’s Palsy. Wilson and her childhood friend and business partner Tiffany Miller founded the Sherwood, Oregon bakery Love Bites by Carnie in 2017.

Honors and Candidatures

Wilson Phillips received four Grammy nominations: Best New Artist (1990), Album Of The Year (1990) for “Wilson Phillips,” Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (1990) for “Hold On,” and Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (1990) for “You’re In Love” (1991). The band garnered nominated for Favorite New Artist – Pop / Rock and Favorite Single – Pop / Rock for “Hold On” in the 1990 American Music Awards. In 2012, Wilson Phillips was nominated for an Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Music, Adapted Song for “Bridesmaids,” while in 2010, Carnie was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game Show Host for “The Newlywed Game.”

Real Estate

Wilson and Bonfiglio purchased a 4,491-square-foot property in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles for $1.51 million in 2004. In 2007, they listed the five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom residence for $2,199,000. In 2011, it was found that the couple owing more than $1.6 million on the home, putting it at risk of foreclosure. In late 2011, the residence sold for $1 million, according to public records.

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