Lyfe Jennings is a well-known singer, songwriter and record producer from America. He is also a popular instrumentalist and integrates various musical instruments like the guitar, piano, and bass into his music. To know more about the net worth of Lyfe Jennings in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Lyfe Jennings was born in Toledo, Ohio on June 3, 1978, to a middle-class family. He lost his father at a very young age. While he was still in his teens, he started performing with the group “The Dotsons” including his brother and cousins.
His musical career halted when he was sent to prison at the age of 14. He was released on December 2002 after serving ten years in prison.
After his release, he returned to pursue his career in the music industry.
In the year 2010, he was again convicted for three years for firing shots at the residence of his ex-fiance Joy Bounds which again halted his music career till 2013.
In the same year of his release from jail, he made a comeback with his music album “Lucid”.
Lyfe Jennings has never been married, but you would be amazed to know that he is the father of 7 children. He has two sons Phoenix Roy Jennings and Elijah Jennings from his ex-fiance Joy Bounds.
He has a daughter with his early childhood educator, and girlfriend Anita Priestley called Liyah Jennings.
Along with actress Marquita Goings, he has a son whose name is Lyfe Michael Jennings.
In 2016, his son Knoah Mendoza was born with his ex-girlfriend India Mendoza. In April 2018, his two new children were born days apart.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Lyfe Jennings started his career at the beginning of the 1990s when his brother and cousins formed a group called “The Dotsons”. Later the group fell apart when he was sent to prison.
After ten years when he was released in the year 2004, he recorded his debut album “Lyfe 268-192”. The studio album was highly praised by people all over the world which resulted in adding two new songs on the album next year.
Later, he released many more studio albums which were ranked in the Top 10 on the Billboards R&B. In 2015 he released his studio album “Tree of Lyfe” which is said to be his most personal work as it includes his life experiences.
Lyfe Jennings has been nominated for various awards in his illustrious career. In 2007 he was nominated for the Black Reel Awards for the song “People Get Ready”.
He was also nominated for the Soul Train Music Awards in the category of “Best R&B Soul or Rap New Artist” In 2013, he was also nominated for the Soul Train Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Lyfe Jennings is more than $800 thousand. This huge wealth is the result of his successful career in the music industry. During his Apollo “residency” he sold more than 1000 copies of a four-song demo CD. He also wrote many songs which also helped him in accumulating this wealth.
Lyfe Jennings is one of the most popular R&B singers in the world. His career in the music industry has been very glorious as most of his albums were included in the Top ranking on Billboards.
Although he has been surrounded with many legal and personal controversies from a very young age, his passion for music has helped him to gain respect and admiration in the music industry.