Maxwell is a singer from the United States who has received several awards in his career. He is also an actor and record producer. His hit singles include “Fortunate”, “Pretty Wings”, “Bad Habits”, “Fistful of Tears”, and “Get to Know Ya”. He is known for shaping “neo soul” along with Erykah Badu and D’Angelo. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Maxwell in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Gerald Maxwell Rivera was born in May 1973, in Brooklyn, New York. His father was a Puerto Rican, and his mother is a Haitian. At the age of three years old, he lost his father to a plane crash. This made him a very religious child.
In his school, he was nicknamed as “Maxwell House Coffee”. He was quite a nerd and did not intend to have a career in music. He began composing music when he was 17 years old.
In 1998, Maxwell was in a relationship with Ananda Lewis. He has also dated Elisabeth Röhm, Raven Davis, and Camila Alves in the past. He has never been married but has dated many women like Deimante Guobyte, Kris Jacobs, and Selita Ebanks. He was most recently in a relationship with Julissa Bermudez.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1996, Maxwell released his debut album called ‘Maxwell’s Urban hang Suite’. It was released on Columbia Records and was a commercially successful album. His second album called ‘Embrya’ was also certified platinum. In 2001, the singer came up with his third album called ‘Now’. This was followed by ‘BLACKsummers’night’ in 2009. His most recent studio album was ‘blackSUMMERS’night’ in 2016.
In 2009, he received a nomination for the American Music Award. Maxwell has won three Grammy Awards in his career. Other awards won by the singer include NAACP Image Awards and Soul Train Awards. He had also released a live EP ‘MTV Unplugged’ in 1997.
He has made soundtrack appearances for several movies like ‘Little Man’, ‘Stomp the Yard’, ‘Love & Basketball’, ‘The Best Man’, ‘Life’, and ‘Love Jones’. Maxwell has received nominations for the BET Awards and the MTV Video Music Award. He has also made appearances for other artists like Sweetback, Nas, The Alchemist, and Alicia Keys.
Net Worth & Earnings
Consider knowing the net worth of an artist who has released many albums in his career? He is very talented and has been performing from a very young age. The singer has got a net worth of over $12 million. He has released four platinum-certified albums and has sold millions of albums across the world. He has also released many singles and has performed for other artist’s albums. His other works include ‘Cottonbelly NYC Sessions’ and ‘Red Hot + Rio. He is also a successful record producer.
Maxwell is a very talented person who has got many fans across the world. He is also an actor and has done several concert tours in his career. The singer is very active in his profession and comes up with more music.