Babyface is a famous Singer, record producer, composer, and songwriter. He is famous with his stage name, Babyface while his real name is Kenneth Brian Edmonds. In his career, his has written around twenty-six hit songs and has been able to attain eleven Grammy awards with them. He has also been ranked on number 20 in the list of top 50 best producers. If you are interested to know more about life, career, biography and net worth of Babyface in 2018, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 10th April in the year 1959 in Indiana. He was born to Barbara Edmonds and Marvin Edmonds. He used to go to North Central High School which was in Indianapolis. It is known that he was quite shy in his youth and that’s why he used to write songs to express his feelings. When he was in 8th standard, his father died because of lung cancer. His mother was the only one who raised him and his five brothers. At this difficult stage of life, he decides to pursue his career in music.
He got married to Denise at his adult age. In the year 1990, he met Tracey and got married to her in the year 1992. Both of them have two sowings named Dylan and Brandon. In the year 2005, both of them divorced from each other and ended thirteen years of marriage.
In the year 2007, he started dating Nicole Pantenburg who was a backup dancer. In the year 2008, both of them had a daughter and then got married in the year 2014. Not only Babyface is a musician, but he also supports political campaigns and has donated money in the year 20154 for Marco Rubio presidential campaign.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started his music career along with Bootsy Collins, and he got his name was Babyface because he had a youthful look at that time. He has also performed as a guitarist in the group named Manchild. He wrote Slow Jam for the band named Midnight Star in the year 1983 which gained him recognition for the first time.
He gave an album, Playlist in the year 2007 which contained two of his original works and eight cover songs. On 4th February 2014, he was able to win Grammy Awards by doing a duet album along with Toni Braxton.
Not only he has been a songwriter and guitarist, but he has also produced music. In the year 1989, he became the co-founder with LaFace Records. In the year 1994, he also appeared in a movie which gained him huge recognition, and he was able to get connected with his fans. A biopic is also made on him in whom Whitney portrayed him in the year 2015.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Babyface is $90 million which he has earned by working as a guitarist and film producer. He also writes songs and is considered alone of the richest celebrities in the world. He has been able to win nominations and awards in his career and future; he is going win lot more awards. He has also got a Mercedes Benz which is of $145,000. The value of recording studio in his home was $100,000 in the year 2014.
Babyface is a guitarist and composer who have worked hard to become a guitarist and earn a huge name in the world of music. His childhood was not so pleasant because his father died when he was just in class 8th. From then he decides to pursue a musical career, and at present, he is married to Nicole Pantenburg with whom he has a daughter.