Devyne Stephens (Producer) Net Worth is
Devyne Stephens (Producer) Biography
Devyne Stephens is a record producer and a music executive, born on 21 June 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia USA. He is the owner of the UpFront Records label, which he founded in 2005.
Have you ever wondered how rich Devyne Stephens is? According to sources it has been estimated that Devyne Stephens’ overall net worth is $16 million, as of late 2017, accumulated by building a successful career in the entertainment industry, which he launched in the early ‘90s. Since he is still very active in his work, his net worth continues to increase.
Devyne Stephens Net Worth $16 Million
Devyne started his now fruitful career in the early ‘90s with LaFace Records. Being the first artist to be signed to this record label, he started with a group called Devyne and 90 MPH.
However, his supposed first album was never released as he decided to accept L.A.Reid’s offer to work as an artist developer and choreographer. Since then, Stephens has co-operated with numerous stars, including Mary J. Blige, 50 Cent, Ciara, Diddy etc. He managed to develop his talent and skills, and through years become a well-known businessman with an intuition for finding star quality. In 2005, he founded the Upfront Records label, which eventually turned into Upfront Megatainment as it extended into various areas of entertainment, and eventually comprised all projects put together by Stephens. Among numerous other artists who owe their success to Stephens, two are perhaps best-known – T-pain and Akon. Namely, Devyne and Akon have had a years-long history of friendship before the singer’s success, and Stephens was advising him on his career long before he actually made a breakthrough. The two continued their friendship after Akon’s entrance to the top of the lists, and he even appointed Devyne to be the VicePresident of his new label company – Konvict Music.
Apart from being the Upfront’s CEO and the Vice-President of several other companies, Devyne also runs a 17-acre estate called Dreamland which is only available for exclusive events. In addition, he also owns The Complex, a huge warehouse turned into an artist boot camp, in which celebrities and those wanting to become one, can perfect their vocal, dance and other artistic skills, as well as seek media training and image consulting. Stephens also serves as Vice President of Konvict Music label, and has actively been helping its development since the beginning.
Stephens has also had acting ventures and has appeared in several movies including “Love Song” (2000), “ATL” (2006) and “Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D” (2012).
When it comes to his private life, Stephens prefers to keep any relationship it away from the eyes of the public. However, rumor has it that he has sued his former music partner Akon over unpaid fees. Reportedly, Devyne accused the singer of owing him around $150 million in total since 2006.
Despite his wealth and extravagant lifestyle, Devyne also often shows his modest and caring side. He founded Devyne Intervention charity foundation, which invests and helps open children’s hospitals in Atlanta.
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
|Date Of Birth||June 21, 1971|
|Place Of Birth||Atlanta, Georgia USA|
|Love Song||2000||TV Movie|
|Hollywood Today Live||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D||2012||Documentary short||Himself|