What was Willie Spence's Net Worth? 'American Idol' runner-up was a successful Instagram influencer
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Willie Spence, 'American Idol' runner-up and famous Instagram star, tragically died at the age of 23 years in a car accident. He was from Florida and made his earnings by being an Instagram star and singer. He was also counted among the richest Instagram stars. Born on June 18, 1999, Willie's net worth as reported by Forbes, IMDb, and other online resources was between $1-5 million.
Apart from being a well-known Instagram star, he gained popularity by becoming the runner-up of the 19th season of 'American Idol'. In this article, we will also discuss the height, weight, dating history, and other information related to the life of the late 'American Idol' contestant.
Spence was from Douglas, Georgia, and came to audition for the 19th season of 'American Idol'. His voice moved fans of the show to an extent that it gave them the chills, and his mesmerizing voice also gained thumbs up from judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan.
He had a wonderful journey throughout the show and his voice was branded as a 'spiritual experience' by the judges. The Georgia singer had also expressed his wish to win the Grammys. However, his wish was left unfulfilled as he lost his life in the tragic car accident. He sustained serious injuries and succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
His impact on the audience of 'American Idol' was strong enough for his admission to the hospital to trend on the internet. Everyone was concerned about why he was taken to the hospital until October 11 when he was declared to be dead.
As per the bio of Spence, he was 1.83 cm tall and weighed 181 kgs. During the audition, he also mentioned that he lost about 200 pounds. Spence liked to keep his personal and love life private, thus, there is no information available about who this Instagram star dated or if he had any ex-lovers.
Overall, Willie was taking a good approach toward his life and would have made some great progress had he not died tragically.
He even received a tribute after his death from Lionel Richie, one of the judges on the show, who tweeted a video of him on the stage with the caption, "So proud of the superstars you've become @GraceKinstler & @Williespence! Making our #AmericanIdol family proud!"