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Eddie Levert Net Worth

Eddie Levert Net Worth is
$18 Million

Eddie Levert Biography

Edward Willis Levert, Sr. was born on the 16th June 1942, in Bessember, Alabama, USA. He is a musician, singer, songwriter, and producer, who is probably best recognized for being the lead vocalist, as well as one of the founding members of the R&B/Soul band The O’ Jays. He has released with the band 29 studio albums, including “Back Stabbers”, “Love Train”, “Lonely Drifter”, etc. His musical career has been active since 1958.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Eddie Levert is? It has been estimated by sources that the total size of Eddie’s net worth is over $18 million as of mid-2016, which has been accumulated through his successful involvement in the music industry.

Eddie Levert Net Worth $18 Million

Eddie Levert spent some time of his childhood in Alabama, and later in Canton, Ohio, where he moved with his family at the age of six. His family went to church very often, and there he became interested in music, so he joined the church choir. Parallel with that, he also sang in school plays, as well as on a gospel radio show. Eddie attended McKinley High School, and while he was there, his career began.

Eddie’s career on the American music scene really began when he and his friends Bill Isles, Walter Williams, Bobby Massey and William Powel formed the band, initially called The Triumphs and then The Mascots, before officially becoming the O’ Jays. Their first album came out in 1965, entitled “Comin’ Through”, which unfortunately failed on every major chart in the US. Nevertheless, they continued to produce music, and made a breakthrough with their seventh studio album, entitled “Back Stabbers”, released in 1972, which reached No. 10 on the US Billboard 200 and topped the US R&B chart, and it also achieved gold status, which increased Eddie’s net worth by a large margin, as well as his popularity.

During the 1970s, the band continued successfully, releasing albums such as “Ship Ahoy” (1973), “Survival” (1975), “Family Reunion: (1975), “Message In The Music” (1976), “So Full Of Love” (1978), and “Identify Yourself” (1979), all of which achieved platinum status, increasing the overall size of Eddie’s net worth further.

However, after the 1970s, the group’s popularity began to decline, although they are still active, and have now released a total of 29 studio albums. Since the 1980s, they have only had one album “Emotionally Yours” (1991), which achieved gold status. Albums such as “When Will I See You Again” (1983), “Love Fever” (1985), and “Imagination” (2004), failed to enter the mark of top 100 albums on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Their latest release was “Christmas With The O’ Jays” (2010), which reached no. 45 on the US R&B chart, and contributed somewhat to his net worth.

Thanks to his successful career, Eddie has received several prestigious awards and recognitions, including induction into the BET Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009, and he and the other members of the band were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004 and in The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame the following year.

If to talk about his personal life, Eddie Levert is married to Raquel Capelton, with whom he has a daughter. He is also the father of three sons – Eddie Jr., Sean (died in 2008), and Gerald (died in 2006), all of them known for their activities in the music industry. Eddie Jr. is the CEO of Levert Entertainment. Eddie Sr’s current residence is in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameEddie Levert
Net Worth$18 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 15, 1976
Place Of BirthBessemer, Alabama, United States
Height1.73 m
ProfessionSinger, Musician, Record producer, Songwriter
EducationCanton McKinley High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseRaquel Capelton
ChildrenGerald Levert, Sean Levert, Ryan Levert
NicknamesLevert, Eddie , Edward Levert , Eddie Levert Sr. , The O' Jays , The O'Jays
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/eddie_levert
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Levert
AwardsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group
NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Biography / Auto-biography
MoviesThe Fighting Temptations


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Smokey Robinson and Angela Martinez, for TimeLife's "The Best of Soul Train" DVD collection. [2010]
2Grandfather of Camryn Levert, Carlysia Levert, LaMicah Edward Levert, and Sean Levert Jr..
3Father of Gerald Levert, Sean Levert, and Kandice Brooks.
4Moved to Canton, Ohio with his family at age 8.
5"Love Train" was also a number one hit on the Pop charts.
6Between 1972-1978, The O'Jays had eight No. 1 R&B singles, including "Back Stabbers", "Love Train", "I Love Music (Part 1)", & "Used Ta Be My Girl".


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/SpecialGerald Levert


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meet the Browns2011TV SeriesTeddy Trevel
The Fighting Temptations2003Joseph (as Eddie Levert Sr.)

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Fighting Temptations2003performer: "Rain Down", "He Still Loves Me" - as Eddie Levert Sr.
Coming to America1988writer: "Addicted To You"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Sugar Shack2018filmingHimself
The Artist and the Man - the Eddie Levert BiographyDocumentary filmingHimself
Unsung2010-2014TV Series documentaryHimself
2013 Soul Train Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Life After2013TV SeriesHimself
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Tavis Smiley2004-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon2012TV MovieHimself
20th Annual Trumpet Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Philly's 4th of July Jam2011TV SpecialHimself
The Hot 102011TV SeriesHimself -Guest
19th Annual Trumpet Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
VH1 Rock Docs2010TV SeriesHimself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: I'll Take You There2009VideoHimself
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy2009DocumentaryHimself
An Evening with Quincy Jones2008TV MovieHimself
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Gerald Levert: A Celebration of Life2006TV MovieHimself
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2005TV MovieHimself
The View2005TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005TV SeriesHimself
The Apprentice2004TV SeriesHimself
An Evening of Stars: 25th Anniversary Tribute to Lou Rawls2004TV MovieHimself
The 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha Franklin2003TV SpecialPerformer
New York Undercover1994-1996TV SeriesHimself
The 23rd Annual American Music Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
The 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Out All Night1993TV SeriesHimself
Showtime at the Apollo1989-1992TV SeriesHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1989-1992TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train1972-1992TV Series documentaryHimself / Guest
The 19th Annual American Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself
The 17th Annual American Music Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
The Midnight Special1973-1978TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
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