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Wanya Morris

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Net worth 2018: $60 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 29 July 1973
Sigh: Leo
Height: 1.78 m

Wanya Morris was bornon 29 July 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, American, is Singer. Wanyá Jermaine Morris is a soul music artist currently affiliated with the R&B group Boyz II Men. He is also popular for his appearance on the season 22 of ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’. Morris had known hardships as a child, having grown up in a broken home, but music always gave him the necessary refuge. While attending the prestigious Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA), he sang alongside his future bandmates in the school’s choir. In 1987, he joined their band Unique Attraction, an early version of the group. Over the course of the next few months, this fledgling conglomerate of young and talented singers went through several changes and they officially renamed themselves after the song ‘Boys to Men’ by New Edition. Since then, the group has become one of the most iconic bands in R&B history, releasing 12 albums and winning four Grammies. Morris is active as a solo artist as well. He put out a mixtape titled ‘Unreleased’ in June 2007.


$60 Million


Their most recent studio album is ‘Under the Streetlight’ which was released on October 20, 2017


1’ in 2004, ‘The Remedy’ in 2006, ‘Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA’ in 2007, ‘Love’ in 2009, ‘Twenty’ in 2011, and ‘Collide’ in 2014


McCary departed in 2003 due to chronic back problems


It was conferred with the inaugural Grammy Award for the Best R&B Album in 1995 and one of its tracks, ‘I’ll Make Love to You’, clenched another Grammy for the Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals


Boyz II Men has since released ‘II’ in 1994, ‘Evolution’ in 1997, ‘Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya’ in 2000, ‘Full Circle’ in 2002, ‘Throwback, Vol


Produced by New Edition member Michael Bivins, it has received 9x Platinum certification from the RIAA and won the Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Award at the 1992 Grammy Awards


Their debut album, ‘Cooleyhighharmony’ was released in 1991 through Motown record label


In the 1990s, Boyz II Men was at the vanguard of the artistic movement to bring R&B music back into the mainstream


So it was only fitting that they would rebrand themselves as Boyz II Men, with New Edition’s song ‘Boys to Men’ from their 1988 album ‘Heart Break’ serving as the inspiration


Wanya Morris became a permanent member of the group Unique Attraction in 1987


Formed in 1985, Unique Attraction had originally consisted of friends Nathan Morris, Marc Nelson, George Baldi, Jon Shoats, and Marguerite Walker-- all students of CAPA

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