What Is Keith Sweat’s Net Worth?
Keith Sweat is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, report producer, radio host, and writer who has a net worth of $250 thousand. Sweat has launched 13 studio albums, together with “Make It Final Eternally” (1987), “Keith Sweat” (1996), “Rebirth” (2002), and “Taking part in For Retains” (2018).
Six of Keith’s albums have been licensed Platinum or increased, and he’s identified for hit singles equivalent to “I Need Her,” “Make You Sweat,” “Twisted” (that includes Kut Klose and Fairly Russ), “No one” (that includes Athena Cage of Kut Klose), and “Come and Get with Me” (that includes Snoop Dogg). Sweat has produced tracks by Males at Massive, Dru Hill, The Isley Brothers, Immature, The O’Jays, Ol’ Skool, and Chantay Savage. He has additionally guest-starred on “Martin” (1997) and “The Wayans Bros.” (1997) and appeared within the movies “New Jack Metropolis” (1991), “Pastor Brown” (2009), and “Love Magical” (2018). Keith started internet hosting the “The Sweat Lodge,” a nationally syndicated radio present, in 2008, and he revealed the e book “Make It Final Eternally: The Dos and Don’ts” in 2013.
Keith Sweat was born Keith Douglas Sweat on July 22, 1961, in Harlem, New York Metropolis. His mom, Juanita Thompson, was a hairdresser, and his father, Charles Sweat, labored in a manufacturing facility. After Charles handed away in 1973, Juanita raised Keith and his 4 siblings as a single mom. Sweat labored at Macy’s as an evening inventory boy whereas attending Metropolis Faculty, and he spent his weekends enjoying with a band referred to as Jamilah. He later took a job within the mail room on the brokerage agency Paine Webber, and inside 4 years, he turned a brokerage assistant on the New York Inventory Trade. Keith was additionally a supervisor on the New York Mercantile Trade.
Because the lead singer of Jamilah, Sweat carried out in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey. He left the band to pursue a solo profession in 1984 and recorded just a few songs with the impartial label Stadium Information. In 1987, Keith signed with Vintertainment Information, and he launched his debut album, “Make It Final Eternally,” in November of that yr. The album went 3x Platinum and reached #15 on the “Billboard” 200 chart and #1 on the High R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and the one “I Need Her” topped the Sizzling R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Sweat adopted his profitable debut with the 2x Platinum “I am going to Give All My Like to You” (1990) and the Platinum “Maintain It Comin'” (1991) and “Get Up on It” (1994), which all reached #1 on the High R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Round this time, he additionally found the bands Silk and Kut Klose.
In 1996, Keith launched his most profitable album, “Keith Sweat,” which was licensed 4x Platinum and reached #1 on the High R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and #5 on the “Billboard” 200 chart. His sixth album, 1998’s “Nonetheless within the Recreation,” was licensed Platinum, and album #7, 2000’s “Did not See Me Coming,” went Gold. The six albums Sweat has launched since “Did not See Me Coming” didn’t attain Gold or Platinum standing, however 2008’s “Simply Me” reached the highest 10 on the “Billboard” 200 chart and #1 on the High R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. “Ridin’ Solo” (2010), “Til the Morning” (2011), and “Gown to Impress” (2016) all reached the highest 10 on the High R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. In 2018, Keith launched the album “Taking part in For Retains” and the singles “How Many Methods” (that includes Ok-Ci) and “Boomerang” (that includes Candace Value). He has additionally launched the dwell albums “Keith Sweat Reside” (2003) and “Sweat Lodge Reside” (2007), and he collaborated with Gerald Levert and Johnny Gill on the albums “Levert.Sweat.Gill” (1997) and “LSG2” (2003). In July 2021, Sweat took half in a “Verzuz” battle with Bobby Brown and carried out a number of of his hits.
In 1992, Sweat married Lisa Wu, who later turned a forged member on “The Actual Housewives of Atlanta.” Keith and Lisa welcomed sons Jordan (born 1995) and Justin (born 1998) earlier than divorcing in 2002. Sweat additionally has three daughters, Keisha, Keia, and Amaya, and a son named Joshua.
Sadly Keith bumped into varied monetary points later in his profession. In 2012, Sweat was sued by PMI Mortgage for failing to make funds on a home in Detroit. In response to the lawsuit, he allegedly defaulted on a $450,000 mortgage. The home was foreclosed and bought by the financial institution. Even after the sale, the financial institution was nonetheless owed greater than $200,000. The mortgage firm was ultimately awarded $253,000 in damages and even went as far as to sue to garnish Sweat’s wages and get a lien on his different property.
Awards and Nominations
Sweat has earned 4 American Music Award nominations, successful Favourite Soul/R&B Male Artist in 1997. He was additionally nominated in that class in 1991 and 1998, and he acquired a Favourite Soul/R&B Album nomination for “Make It Final Eternally” in 1989. In 2013, Keith was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award on the Soul Prepare Awards. He has earned eight different Soul Prepare Award nominations: Greatest R&B/City Modern Music of the Yr for “I Need Her” (1989), Greatest R&B/City Modern Single – Male for “Make It Final Eternally” (1989), Greatest R&B/City Modern Album of the Yr – Male for “I am going to Give All My Like to You” (1991), R&B/Soul Album of the Yr – Male for “Get Up On It” (1995), Greatest R&B/Soul Single – Male for “Twisted” (1997), Greatest R&B/Soul Album – Male for “Keith Sweat” (1997), Greatest R&B/Soul Single – Group, Band or Duo for “My Physique” (1998), and Greatest R&B/Soul Album – Group, Band or Duo for “Levert.Sweat.Gill” (1999).