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Brian McKnight

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Net worth 2018: $10 Million
Industry: Musicians
Residence: Buffalo, New York, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 5 June 1969
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.92 m
Education: Sweet Home High School, Oakwood University, a Seventh-day Adventist university

Brian McKnight was bornon 5 June 1969 in Buffalo, New York, United States, American, is Singer. Being a singer and songwriter was an inevitable career choice for Brian McKnight as music ran in the blood of this talented and skilful artist. In his more than two decades long career, he has established himself as a successful R&B artist who has enjoyed consistent commercial success in all his endeavors, whether it is for writing the lyrics, producing an album or collaborating with the biggies of the industry. However, stardom has constantly eluded this versatile musician, his sixteen Grammy award nominations without a win, which is a record in itself, explicitly affirming the same. However, irrespective of that, McKnight has been one of the most popular and strongest talents in the list of adult contemporary R&B artists of the present generation. Through his career, he has worked with a variety of musician including Mase, Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs, Mary J. Blige, Justin Timberlake, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, and so on. Apart from being a singer and songwriter, he is a multi-instrumentalist and excels in playing eight instruments namely piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet. Find out more about his life and career with the following write-up.


$10 Million


His latest studio album is ‘More Than Words’ released in 2013


In 2009, he multi-tasked, first coming up with his album, ‘Evolution of a Man’, then hosting ‘The Brian McKnight Show’ on 98


Additionally, in 2007, he made his debut in Broadway with the show, ‘Chicago’


Singing and song writing apart, he hosted the show, ‘The Brian McKnight Morning Show’ with Pat Prescott on KTWV The Wave in Los Angeles, CA from 2006 until 2010


Two years later, in 2005 he came up with the album, ‘Gemini’ which had a sexual tone in its lyrics


The album secured five Grammy nominations,His association with Mowtown Records lasted for six years until 2003


The success story continued as his 2001 released album, ‘Superhero’ was well received by the audience


Released in 1999, under Motown Records, the album gained a triple platinum certificate and became his best-selling album till date


The album garnered immense positive response, which is evident from the fact that it sold two million copies and received a Grammy award nomination!In 1997, he came with the album, ‘Remember the Magic’ which celebrated Disney’s silver jubilee


However, despite the buzz, his second album took quite some time and released only in 1995 titled, ‘I Remember You’


Eventually, by the time he aged 19, he recorded his own demo tapes which subsequently won him his first recording deal with Mercury Records subsidiary, Wing RecordsHe released his debut self-titled album, ‘Brian McKnight’ in 1992, which peaked at number 8 on the Billboard 200 chart


In 1990, when his brother signed a record deal with Warner Brothers for the band, Take 6, young McKnight was inspired to record his own

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