Anthony Moses Davis who is known with his nickname, Beenie Man is famous dancehall singer and Jamaican Reggae. He is also known as the King of Dancehall in the world. He has been involved in a number of controversies in his life. If you are interested to know more about the life, earnings and net worth of Beenie Man in 2019, then you can continue to read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 22nd August in the year 1973 in Kingston in Jamaica. From an early age, he was interested in the music field, and he started toasting at the age of five years old. He was totally encouraged by his uncle named Sydney Knowles. In the year 1981, he has won the Tastee Talent contest. In the year 1981, he recorded his first debut single titled Too Fancy.
On 22nd August in the year 2006, he got married to Michelle D’Angel Downer. She was also known as the longtime girlfriend of Bounty Killer. Beenie and Downer have a son together named Marco Dean Davis, and he was born in the year 2006. In the year 2007, he got separated from his wife because of her alleged infidelity. In the year 2010, both of them released a single even after they were separated from each other.
In the year 2011, both of them divorced each other. He has been involved in a number of controversies as some of his songs have lyrics related to the murder of homosexuals. He signed an agreement to stop performances of anti-gay material in the year 2007 along with other artists. In the year 2012, he wrote an apology for his lyrics written by him against the gay community.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1983, his debut album was released, and the same year, he released another single. He stopped music career for a while when he traveled to Canada, US, and the UK and then he continued performing in the 1990s. In the year 1993, he won DJ of the year award along with eight other awards. He got international stardom in the year 1994 when he released his single which ranked on the pop charts. He was a judge for the Independent Music Awards and then in the year 2008; he announced that he would star in the movie Kingston.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Beenie Man is around $5 million which he has earned by working as a songwriter, record producer, and musician. He is well known for his songs like Dude, Bossman, and Girls. He has also won Grammy awkward in the year 2010 for one of his albums.
In the year 2010, he came out with four hit songs and then released the full album in the year 2011. In the year 2009, he signed with the Brookland Entertainment.
Beenie Man is a famous singer who has won a number of nominations and awards in his career. His career hasn’t been finished yet, and that’s why he is going to rule the music world for a longer time.