Jon B. whose real name is Jonathan David Buck is an American songwriter, singer and record producer. He has released various albums and singles in his career with which he gained worldwide fame. Jon B. grew up in Pasadena, and he belongs to the R&B music along with soul and urban styles. He is an expert in playing instruments like Drums, piano, bass, keyboards, and vocals. He started his career in the year 1994, and till now he has been able to gain fame. If you want to know more about life and net worth of Jon B. in 2018, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 11th November in the year 1974 in Rhode Island. He spent his childhood in Pasadena in California. He belongs to the music family, and that’s why he got passionate about the music at an early age. His fathers named were David who was the professor of music while his mother was a concert pianist. The siblings of Jon B. are cellist and violists, and that’s why he also got interested in music because of the family effect. In the year 1992, he was noticed by Tracey Edmonds who was the president of Yab-Yum Records.
Various people assumed him a gay, but he is married to an African-American girl named Danette Buck. Both of them married each other in the year 2007, and he married Music K. Galloway at first and then both of them separated. Later on, he fell in love with Danette and proposed her in Las Vegas. Now, both of them have two daughters named Azure and L’wren. He has not revealed everything about his personal life, but rumors of him being gay are not true at all.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He has won a number of platinum and gold records with his production, songwriting and singing career till now. He was influenced by Babyface, Prince, Marvin Gaye, and other famous rappers. During his high school, he used to spend time by producing, writing and recording forty songs in all. In the year 1995, he started writing songs for Toni Braxton, Michael Jackson, and other singers. His debut album titled Bonafide gained huge recognition and also nominated for the Grammy award. The commercial success of the album was nice as it sold one million copies
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jon B. is around $4.5 million which he has earned by working as a record producer, songwriter, and singer. One of his albums also got platinum and reached on 24th rank in US Charts. His second album was released in the year 1997, and it even got platinum. His third album was released in the year 2001.
Jon B. is a famous rapper who has been able to write and sing awesome raps and songs in his career. His career hasn’t finished yet, and he is going to write many more famous songs in his career. Jon B. has got huge commercial success with his album Bonafide, and it was released in the year 1995. He was able to earn huge amount of money with that album.