He is an America songwriter, singer and record producer who had become an international celebrity from 2013 when he released his song entitled ‘Blurred Lines.’ Robin Thicke is an inspiring artist who has worked with several famous singers in the entertainment field such as Mary J. Blige, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Pharrell Williams, and many others. Here are the complete details about the career, biography, and net worth of Robin Thicke in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Robin Thicke was born in 1977 in Los Angeles. His mother, Gloria Loring is a famous actor in the popular soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives’ and his father, Alan Thicke acted on the Television situation comedy called ‘Growing Pains.’
Although his parents separated while he was only seven, they supported his passion for music, as his father was involved in helping him write his first songs. Thicke has an older brother and a younger brother namely Brennan and Carter respectively.
During his teenage years, he made demo tape that impressed one of the R&B artists by the name Brian McKnight and later signed Thicke to McKnight Production Company. Thicke termed McKnight as his first mentor who guided him in his music career.
At the age of seventeen, he was living his life as a professional record producer and songwriter.
At a younger age of fourteen, he fell in love with a beautiful woman called Paula Patton who is also an actress. The two met at a club called Balistyx where and danced together. At the age of sixteen, they started dating and got married in 2005. The couple has a son by name Julian Fuego, but they later got divorced after staying married for almost nine years.
His love life did not end there; he got involved with the model, April Love Geary who bore him a baby girl in February 2018. Thicke is a best friend to Usher.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career in music started in writing songs for different people. He wrote a song for Brandy in 1994 and five years after he wrote others songs for Jordan Knight. Robin Thicke has actively written several songs for other prominent artists like Christina Aguilera, Will Young, Lil Wayne, and many others.
In 2002, he started writing and releasing his singles. For instance, the same years his first single was called ‘When I Get You Alone.’ The following year he made a debut album called ‘A Beautiful World,’ and in 2006, his did his second album entitled ‘The Evolution of Robin Thicke.’ The album made him make a fortune as it sold over 1.5 million records.
Thicke has also released singles which have been a hit over the years and they include ‘Lost Without You,’ ’Give it You,’ and many others.
His zeal in music made him earn several nomination awards such as the American Music Awards, BET Awards, Grammy Awards, and others. He has also won numerous awards to his name like in 2008 he won the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Award for Top R&B/ Hip-Hop for his single ‘Lost without U.’
Net Worth & Earnings
He has an estimated net worth of $17 million. He has accrued this wealth from the sale of his albums, writing songs for other artists, and as a record producer. He lives in a lavish home worth $3 million, and he drives expensive cars. The various tours and collaborations with other artist have also added to the net worth.
He is an inspiration to many young and upcoming artists as he followed his dream at a young age. His hard work to pursue what he loves has made him be recognized all over the world.