Best known as the founder of the group New Edition, Michael Bivins is also the founder of Bell Biv DeVoe. He is a very artist singer who can also rap and has also worked as a manager. He has released many albums with both the groups and has also performed as an actor. To know more about the net worth of Michael Bivins in 2020, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Michael Lamont Bivins is the son of Shirley Bivins. His mother gave birth to him in 1968, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father is Gerard Bivins. Not much is known about the childhood details of the rapper regarding his siblings and other details.
There is also no information regarding his educational details and that if he has attended college or not. However, he must have been a smart individual right from his early childhood that he formed many groups and has also discovered the popular group, Boyz II Men. He is very popular on Instagram and Twitter.
When it comes to the relationships of Michael Bivins, there is no rumor about his past affairs. In 2006, the singer got married to Teasha Beavins. She is very beautiful and the couple has been living together for almost twelve years. They also have a son named Michael Bivins, Jr. They seem to be a happy family. He is a very caring father, and he has also written an article in the website blackamericaweb.com regarding his fatherhood experience.
Career, Award & Nominations
Michael Bivins is credited as the founder of New Edition. It was formed in 1978 and has twice won the American Music Awards. Their first album was ‘Candy Girl’ in 1983. They then released many commercially successful albums like ‘New Edition’, ‘All for Love’, ‘Under the Blue Moon’, ‘Heart Break’, ‘Home Again’, and ‘One Love’. In 1989, the group won the Soul Train Awards. In 2017, they were conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award from BET Awards. New Edition has also released many compilation albums, holiday albums, and singles.
In 1989, he founded another group called ‘Bell Biv DeVoe, which included himself, Ronnie DeVoe, and Ricky Bell. Together, they have released the albums, ‘Poison’, ‘Hootie Mack’, ‘BBD’, and ‘Three Stripes’. Bell Biv DeVoe has won the American Music Award in 1992 and has also won the 1991 Soul Train Music Awards. They have released hit singles like “Poison”, “B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)?”, “The Best Things in Life Are Free”, and “Gangsta”.
Bivins has also received a Grammy nomination in 1988 for the single “If It Isn’t Love”. As an actor, he is known for his roles in ’40 Days and 40 Nights’, ‘Mo’ Money’, and ‘Tropic Thunder’. In 2009, the singer released single “Fresh” which featured Lil’ Kim and Clipse. He is the CEO of the record label ‘Sporty Rich Enterprises’.
Net Worth & Earnings
Can you imagine what would be the net worth of a person who has released many albums with two different groups? He has not only released albums but has also acted and has managed stars. He has got a net worth of over $50 million. This is credited to the sale of his albums. He has also done many concert tours and is the owner of the record label Biv 10 Records. He has released many commercially successful albums both with New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe.
Michael Bivins has become a popular name in the music industry. He has been credited for many hit songs. He began his career at an early age and is still active in his profession. He has also done acting and is known to manage artists.