Singer/songwriter, actress, fashion designer and reality TV personality Aubrey O’Day has an estimated net worth of £3 million.
Born February 11, 1984, in San Francisco, California, O’Day attended University of California Irvine.
O’Day took an interest in entertainment from a young age and played lead characters in various musical productions, including Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Carmen in Fame, Sandy in Grease, Liesl in The Sound of Music, Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, and Mimi in Rent. She also appeared in Annie.
O’Day was discovered in 2004 on the MTV reality show Making the Band 3, founded by Sean “Diddy” Combs, and was the first member to be included in the group Danity Kane. The group’s first album debuted on August 22, 2006, at #1 on the Billboard 200 charts. Danity Kane was the opening act for Christina Aguilera on the U.S. leg of her Back to Basics Tour with the Pussycat Dolls.
In addition to other musical projects, O’Day posed for several “sexy” magazine spreads. On the October 7, 2008, episode of Making the Band, after continued debate with O’Day about the well-being of the group, Combs declared O’Day no longer a member of Danity Kane. On the October 14, 2008, episode of Making the Band, O’Day’s departure from the group was confirmed, as well as bandmate and then-best friend D. Woods.
In 2008, O’Day ranked #86 on Maxim’s Hot 100 list, #81 on Blender’s 100 Hottest People list, and posed for the magazines. She walked the catwalk at Heatherette’s Fall 2007 runway show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week held on February 6, and recorded a song with R&B singer Cupid written and produced by D. Harold; Mischke, and T. Thomas, whose title is “Do Yo Dance” and was the new single from Cupid’s album Time for a Change. She also posed topless for men’s magazine Complex, their November 2008 issue.
In late 2008, O’Day made a guest appearance on the reality show 50 Cent: The Money and the Power. She later agreed to be the cover girl for Playboy for the March 2009 issue.
Other cover she’s featured on include Jadore, Image, Palm Springs Life, King, Right On!, Dub, Envy, GQ, In Touch Weekly and Us Weekly.
On July 16, 2008, O’Day landed the role of Amber Von Tussle in the Broadway musical Hairspray and also appeared in the 2009 comedy American High School.
She also started her own clothing line called Heart on My Sleeve, which features T-shirts and accessories available only online.
She released a track titled “Never Fallin”, and also joined the cast of Jerry Mitchell’s musical Peepshow in the role of “Peep Diva” at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from September 2009 to late December 2009. Additionally, O’Day was featured on the Donnie Wahlberg single “I Got It.”
O’Day got her own reality show titled ‘The show entitled All About Aubrey’ which premiered on March 7, 2011, on the Oxygen Network.
O’Day also appeared on Donald Trump’s The Celebrity Apprentice 5, which premiered on February 19, 2012. She finished in third place, being the last female contestant standing and was fired for being inexperienced and transparent by John Rich and Marlee Matlin, who served as Trump’s viceroys.
On April 23, 2012. A new self-released single “Wrecking Ball”, co-written and co-produced by American Idol alumni Pia Toscano was released on iTunes and sold 3,000 downloads in the first week. She shot a video for the track with music director Rage in June 2012, & was released September 26th on Vevo.
On 31 December 2012, O’Day performed previously released material, as well as three new songs from her EP Between Two Evils, “Love Me When You Leave”, “Let Me Lay” and “Before I Drown”, at Krave Massive. In June 2013, O’Day performed her singles “Automatic” and “Before I Drown” on The
CW’s Oh Sit! and also performed at Chicago’s Pride Fest. “Between Two Evils” was released on iTunes on August 13, 2013, after topping the iTunes US Dance Chart on pre-order sales alone, and reaching #5 on the iTunes US Pop Chart.
On August 25, 2013, Danity Kane appeared at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (without D. Woods), announcing they were back together. In late 2014, the band split again. Despite this split, O’Day and Shannon Bex announced the release of the band’s third and final album, “DK3”.
In early 2015, they choosing to continue making music together, O’Day and Bex announced their duo music project, Dumblonde with the same manager as the Danity Kane band, Johnny Wright.
Only July 28, 2016, O’Day entered the 18th series of Celebrity Big Brother.