How rich is Brian McKnight?
Brian McKnight Net Worth:
|Birth date:||June 5, 1969|
|Birth place:||Buffalo, New York, United States|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.918 m)|
|Profession:||Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Television producer, Actor, Music Arranger, Musician, Composer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Julie McKnight (m. 1990–2003)|
|Children:||Clyde McKnight, Briana McKnight, Niko McKnight, Brian McKnight Jr.|
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Brian McKnight wiki & biography:
Brian McKnight net worth: Brian McKnight is an American singer, songwriter and record producer with a net worth of $10 million. Brian McKnight was born on June 5, 1969 in Buffalo, ny. Like many vocalists, Brian got his first taste for music after joining his church choir. In the early 90s, Brian’s older brother Claude formed a boy band called Take 6 and soon signed a recording contract with Warner Brothers Records. When Brian was 19 he decided to follow in his brother’s footsteps and start submitting demo tapes to various labels across the country until he signed a deal with Mercury Records. His self-titled debut album was released in June of 1992 and finally went to sell over 1 million copies. Between 1995 and 2013, McKnight released 12 more studio albums. His most successful record to date is 1999’s “Back at One” which sold over 3 million copies all over the world. In total, Brian has sold more than six million records worldwide. In February of 2014 it was disclosed that Brian McKnight was the victim of a large scale fraud perpetrated by his former accountant Vernon Brown. McKnight is suing Vernon Brown for neglecting to cover his taxes for more than ten years in a row and later wracking up $1.5 million worth of back taxes and fees. Owing to these financial troubles, Brian asserts that his bank has placed a lien on his house and also the IRS has frozen his music royalty payments. Additionally Brian’s driver’s license was suspended for failing to pay back taxes.
Most of his earnings come from his music career which has so far been very successful with 12 records under his name. Produced in June 1969, Brian’s great gift was immediately detected when he started singing in his church choir. Brian was also the lead singer of his school band. He went on to sign his first professional recording handle Wing Records at the age of 19. In 1997, McKnight released an album titled ‘Anytime’ that was produced by Mercury Records. The record saw great success, selling more than 2 million copies.
McKnight has also established himself as a radio presenter, working for several radio stations. With a successful music career and excellent audience to himself’s shows, Brian’s prowess at making money proceeds to inspire a lot of his fans.