Morris Day is a renowned American Musician, actor and a composer who has best been known for being the lead singer of the ‘The Time.’ He has a good experience when it comes to playing of the various musical instruments including keyboards, drums, and vocals.
With his knowledge of playing the various kinds of instruments and composing of good songs, it has made him stand out and create himself as a brand. He has worked with the various label including ‘Paisley Park’ and ‘Hollywood.’ Here is a quick summary of net worth, career, and earnings of Morris Day in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Morris was born in 1957 on December 13th in the United States of America. He grew up in Minnesota, and very little is known regarding where he went to school. Also, the information regarding his parents has remained scanty.
Apart from his early life remains a mystery, his personal life has also remained a mystery too. He appreciates having his family life kept away from the glare of the cameras. Morris has admitted that he does not appreciate being followed by the cameras whenever he is with his family and that he only wants his fans to know him as an artist only.
Career, Awards & Nominations
When Morris was back in high school, he was involved in a band with Andre Cymone and Prince where their band was referred to as ‘Grand Central.’ The band would later be renamed to ‘Shampayne.’ After being together for a while, Prince would leave to focus on a solo career, but he had Cymone as part of his backing band. At one time, Morris together with Cymone, they were planning of how they were going to form a band of their own and leave Prince to focus on his musical career which was going very well.
However, Morris would join a band by the name ‘The Times’ as a lead singer. After he joined, Jesse Johnson, a guitarist would later join the band. Among their known singles include ‘Jungle Love’ and ‘The Bird’ in which they displayed a lot of pop energy and very catchy choruses. The above two songs became very big hits on both the urban and pop radio.
After the band broke up in 1984, Morris started his solo career by releasing his first album that was titled ‘Color of Success.’ This album featured various singles including ‘The Oak Tree’ and ‘Don’t Wait for Me.’ Over time, he released various albums that did well in equal measure.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth could a musician who has been active for over thirty years in music be? Well, the Net worth of Morris Day is over $4.5 million. The fortune has come from various sources including the sales of his albums and many performances in concerts and shows.
Apart from Music, Morris has had his days in the film industry. Among the movies he featured in does include ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘Graffiti Bridge.’ Also, he has landed minor roles in various movies including ‘Moving’ and ‘The Adventures of Ford Fairlane.’