As long R&B genre is in a talk, ‘Miguel Jontel Pimentel’ is one name would not surprise you. An American musician, songwriter, and producer who started at an early age to excel in the music industry. Diverse skills helped him to pull an astonishing career. To know more about the net worth of Miguel Jontel Pimentel in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Born on October 23rd, 1985 in San Pedro, Los Angeles, California to a Mexican American father and an African American mother, Miguel was the younger son. He was a dance aspirant at 5. However, his ambitions to be a singer grew when he listened to a variety of music genres like R&B, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and classic rock. At the age of 8, his parents divorced. But these minor setbacks did not affect his self-esteem as he began writing songs at 14.
After being introduced to Drop Squad company in 2000, he spent most of his high school learning other skills at the record company.
Miguel was in a relationship with his business partner, Nazanin Mandi. The couple decided to engage in 2016 after a decade. Though the talk about their marriage was in the air, it is still not affirmative when the couple would settle down.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 2004, Miguel started working for an independent record label called Black Ice. Black ice’s ‘Getcha Hands Up’ video portrayed a bad image of the artist. This video sowed seeds between the record company and Miguel to go apart. Being under the contract, Miguel signed up with Jive records which led to Black Ice suing him for contract breach. ‘All I Want Is You’ debut album was out in 2010 after the contract dispute finally settled.
Between these years, He worked on Usher’s Here I Stand and Raymond v Raymond. He even helped Asher Roth and Musiq Soulchild with their single albums. His debut album was a sleeper hit as it spent 45 weeks on Billboard 200. The tracks Sure Thing and Quickie also performed well throughout the world. Kaleidoscope Dream in 2012 and Wildheart in 2015 established him as one of the famous artists in R&B genre.
Miguel won a BET award for Best Collaboration in 2012. He bagged another BET award the following year for Best Male R&B Artist. His single track Adorn received a Grammy award for Best R&B Song in 2013. Miguel even won Soul Train Music Awards in 2012 and 2013 for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist.
Miguel received nominations for different categories by American Music Awards, BET Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Grammy Awards, NAACP Image Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Soul Train Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and World Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of Miguel is $14 million. He earns most of his income from singing, songwriting, and music production. Miguel also starred in a crime film ‘Live by Night’ alongside Ben Affleck.
Undoubtedly, Miguel is one of the legendary R&B artists of the current generation. His career took an unexpected leap over the years. Despite early hurdles, he managed to sculpture his music career in an unimaginable direction. Let us hope that he reaches the pinnacle in the future.