Originally posted on June 21, 2019 @ 9:37 pm
Babyface is the face of R&B in the ‘90s. Babyface real name is Kenneth Brian Edmonds. He was born on April 10th, 1959, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was born to his father, Marvin, and mother, Barbara Edmonds who was African-American. Sadly his father died from lung cancer when he was young and his mum raised him and his other five brothers. Babyface realized the struggle was a lot for his mum and began chasing his music dream by writing songs. It was also a way to fight off his shyness problem. Read this to know Babyface Net Worth.
Who is Babyface?
Babyface is an American R&B music artist, music producer, and actor who has amassed a lot of wealth from his long career.
Babyface started his music career by working with Bootsy Collins in his very early years. It is at this time he gets his name ‘Babyface’ from Bootsy Collins due to his young looking face. He has worked with Manchild music group as a guitarist and a keyboard player for the R&B group called Deele. Deele introduced him to his music business partner, Antonio “L.A.” Reid.
Babyface released his debut solo album called ‘Lovers’ in 1986 followed by ‘Tender Lover’ in 1989 which hitting number 1 on the R&B charts. He releases another album in 1993 called ‘For thе Сооl іn You.’ He went on to release a studio album ‘Тhе Dау’ in 1996 followed by ‘Сhrіѕtmаѕ with Ваbуfасе’ in 1998.
Babyface was never giving up as he continues to release more albums, ‘Face 2 Face’, ‘Playlist’, ‘Grown & Sexy’, ‘Love, Marriage & Divorce’ and ‘Rеturn of thе Теndеr Lоvеr’ (2015). Babyface has released singles such as ‘Теndеr Lоvеr’, ‘Іt’ѕ Nо Сrіmе’, ‘Lоvе Маkеѕ Тhіngѕ Нарреn’, ‘Fіrе’, and ‘Нurt Yоu’.
Babyface Net Worth 2019: $170 Million.
How rich is Babyface? His highest incomes come from the sales of his albums. Babyface has mainly sung solo and also with other popular music artists such as Whіtnеу Ноuѕtоn, Маrіаh Саrеу, Lіl Wауnе, and Кеllу Сlаrkѕоn whose sales are remarkable. He is also a co-founder of Laface records which made him lots of money.
The record label is known for its production work for Toni Braxton. Babyface is credited for writing most of Toni’s songs in her first albums which sold 10 million copies. LaFace sold 75 million copies of Toni’s albums. He also produced songs for Місhаеl Јасkѕоn, Воbbу Вrоwn, and Раulа Аbdul. This made hefty royalties for the record label. So, how wealthy is this man? It is recorded by authoritative sources that Babyface net worth is $170 million.
Much of this wealth has been made from his music career. He founded his own music production called Ѕоdа Рор Rесоrdѕ in 2009 which has earned him a lot of wealth. Babyface has also won several awards which come with high payouts such as Billboard Music Award for Hot R&B Songwriter in 1998. He also won 2000 ASCAP Film, Television Music Awards, 8 BMI Awards, 6 BMI Film & TV Awards and 11 Grammy Awards out of 50 nominations.
Babyface oiled the Republican Presidential campaigns of Senator Маrсо Rubіо in 2015. A highway in Іndіаnароlіѕ is named after him, Кеnnеth ‘Ваbуfасе’ Еdmоndѕ Ніghwау in his honour.
His divorce from his ex-wife Tracey Edwards cost him half of his net worth to the tune of $100 million. It is one of the most expensive celebrity divorces.
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Babyface’s wealth allows him to own high-value assets like his Los Angeles 7,508 sq ft house with 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. He sold off his 7,344 square feet house with 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms in Lake Tahoe in Incline Village, NV, at a value of $2,950,000 in 2012.
|Name||Kenneth Brian Edmonds aka Babyface.|
|Net worth||$170 million.|
|Profession||Singer, music producer and actor.|
|Wife||Nicole “Nikki” Pantenburg.|