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Kevin Tyrone Eubanks's Net Worth as of 2024
$25 Million

Kevin Tyrone Eubanks was born on 15 November 1957, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, and is a jazz guitarist and composer, best known as the bandleader for “The Tonight Show Band”.

A noted guitarist, how rich is Kevin Eubanks? Sources state that Eubanks has acquired a wealth over $25 million, as of mid-2017. His fortune has been accumulated during his music career which began in the early ‘80s.

Kevin Eubanks Net Worth $25 million

Eubanks grew up in a musical family, with his mother, Vera Eubanks being a gospel singer and classical pianist and organist, and his uncle, the late Ray Bryant, a jazz pianist. His two brothers are also musicians – Robin is a trombonist and Duane a trumpeter. Eubanks began to train on violin, trumpet and piano while attending elementary school, Philadelphia’s Settlement Music School. By his teenage years, he had turned into a skilled musician, eventually committing to the guitar. He further perfected his music skills at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, from which he later received an Honorary Doctorate degree.

After completing his education, Eubanks moved to New York to pursue his professional music career. He formed his own quartet, embarking on tours in Pakistan, Jordan and India, while also playing with acclaimed jazz musicians, such as drummers Art Blakey and Roy Haynes, saxophonist Sam Rivers and trombonist Slide Hampton, securing his own path to recognition and fame. His net worth began to grow.

In 1982 he made his solo recording debut with “Guitarist” on Elektra label. This enabled him to sign with GRP, releasing seven albums by the end of the decade, achieving a great popularity and a sizable wealth.

He then signed with Blue Note, releasing four more albums by the mid-’90s, reinforcing his reputation of a talented musician and increasing his fortune.

Meanwhile in 1992, Eubanks joined Branford Marsalis, the bandleader of The Tonight Show Band, on the NBC “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno“. The show, a mixture of comedy routines, various interviews and performances, quickly achieved enormous popularity. In 1995 Marsalis left the band and Eubanks took over the position of its leader; his popularity boosted. In 2009, when NBC moved the show from late night to prime time, he moved with Leno to lead the band on the short-lived “The Jay Leno Show”, now performing as The Primetime Band. When Leno returned to host “The Tonight Show” again in 2010, Eubanks left the band, deciding to focus on his music career. Aside from shooting him to stardom, his 18-year tenure with The Tonight Show Band earned him a significant net worth.

Meanwhile in 2001, he founded his own record label, Insoul Music, releasing six albums and further expanding his wealth.
After leaving The Tonight Show Band in 2010, Eubanks began touring. The same year he signed with Mack Avenue Records, and released an album called “Zen Food”, followed by another one in 2012, “The Messenger”. His most recent album was the 2017 “East West Time Line”.

A noted guitarist, Eubanks has released over 20 albums, and has been featured on more than one hundred albums, receiving rave reviews. A prolific composer, he has composed several TV film and four feature film scores, all adding to his fortune.

In addition, he has been involved in teaching, serving as the Artistic Director of the Jazz In The Classroom Program for The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. He has also taught at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Canada and at the Charlie Parker School in Italy, as well as at New Jersey’s Rutgers University.

Aside from earning him considerable net worth, Eubanks’ popularity led him to make many TV appearances, such as in the shows “Hollywood Squares”, “Muppets Tonight”, “Girlfriends” and “Days of Our Lives”. He also performed on “The Tonight Show” in 2013, joining Leno for an interview.

Eubanks tends to keep his personal life away from public. Thus, sources are unaware of any information regarding his relationship status.

He is involved in philanthropy, having supported The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles organization.

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Milla Jovovich Net Worth

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Milla Natasha Jovovich was born on 17 December 1975, in Kiev, Ukraine (then in the USSR), and is a model, actress and singer, perhaps best known for her breakthrough role in the film “The Fifth Element” in 1997, with Bruce Willis and Gary Oldman.

So just how rich is Milla Jovovich, as of late 2017? Authoritative sources estimate that Milla has a net worth of over $45 million, accumulated from her various career elements spanning almost 30 years since she began modelling in 1987.

Milla Jovovich Net Worth $45 Million

Milla had a really unusual childhood, maybe that’s one of the reasons for her multi-million dollar net worth. Jovovich started her carrier in modeling from the early age of nine, a few years after she and her parents moved from Ukraine, which at that time belonged to the Soviet Union, to Los Angeles, California, in 1980. She even dropped out of school at the age of 12, when Gene Lemuel discovered her, and she signed a contract with Prima Modeling Agency. Milla Jovovich  was covered by magazines including Vogue, Glamour, Madmoiselle, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, and has been advertising brands including L’oreal, Christian Dior, Calvin Klein, Donna Koran, Revlon for many years.

However, exclusive looks and beauty was not the only value she had: Milla Jovovich has a great voice, a talent to write songs, design fashion and find herself in acting as well. Milla started her acting career in 1988 in the film “Two Moon Junction”, but the roles that gave this girl much more attention were in “Dazed and Confused” in 1993 and “The Fifth Element” in 1997 directed by Luc Besson, in which she worked with Bruce Willis. Of course, subsequently all five films based on “Resident Evil” made Milla Jovovich’s popularity and net worth go through the roof. The original movie was so successful that it was even turned into a video game.

Between her acting in those two movies, Milla tried the shoes of a singer and a song writer, and released her debut album – “The Divine Comedy – which was really appreciated by the audience and critics and even received positive feedback from Rolling Stone magazine’s, John McAlley; in his opinion the album was remarkable. In 1999 Milla Jovovich became a member of the band named Plastic Has Memory, and performed some gigs in New York and Las Vegas, but unfortunately not with her new band, and Milla has never released a second album.

As for her career in fashion, Milla launched her first line in 2003, and her brand was successful until 2008 when she decided to close her business because of lack of time, which is perhaps no surprise, assuming that all of her free time was taken-up by her daughter Ever Gabo Anderson, who was born in 2007.

As for other details of Milla’s personal life, aside from several well-known relationships, she has married three times, all husbands met when taking some part in films in which she was acting. She first married Shawn Andrews in 1992, which was apparently quickly annulled by her mother; ironically, he and Milla were starring in “Dazed and Confused”! The second was with the director of “The Fifth Element” – Luc Besson (1997-99), and she has been married to Paul W. S. Anderson, who worked with Jovovich on the set of “Resident Evil”, since 2009, and he is the father of her two daughters. The family is based in Los Angeles.

Milla is something of a philanthropist too, and often participates in and supports various charities including UNICEF, World Education, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and many more.

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Tracy Byrd Net Worth

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Tracy Lynn Byrd was born on 17 December 1966, in Vidor, Texas USA, and is a country music artist, best known for releasing hit songs including “Holdin’ Heaven” and “Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo”. He’s signed to MCA Nashville Records; all of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Tracy Byrd? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career in country music. He’s had more than 30 hit singles and has a double platinum certification from one of his albums. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Tracy Byrd Net Worth $10 million

Tracy attended Vidor High School, and after matriculating in 1985, went to Lamar University, and then to Texas State University to study business. During his time there, he performed with a local band called Rimfire; during a recording session at a local mall, he performed a cover of “Your Cheatin’ Heart” which impressed the studio owner, who then submitted his cover to a local contest, and it led to Byrd being signed by MCA Records in 1992.

In the same year, Tracy released his first single entitled “That’s the Thing About a Memory”. His first few songs would not hit the Top 40 charts; but in 1993 he released the hit “Holdin’ Heaven”., included on his self-titled debut album which would go on to get gold certification. He followed it up with another album release called “No Ordinary Man”, which would become his highest selling album, earning double-platinum certification having sold over two million copies in the US. All of the singles he released from the album charted, and the song “The Keeper of the Stars” won a Country Music Association award for Song of the Year. In 1995, he released his third album – “Love Lessons” – but it had a decline in popularity, although still earning gold certification, and it led to a fourth album entitled “Big Love”. The lead single of the album reached the Top Five along with the song “Don’t Take Her She’s All I Got”. His final studio album for MCA was released in 1997, and was entitled “I’m from the Country”. His net worth was rising steadily.

In 1999, Byrd was signed by RCA Records and worked on the album “It’s About Time”, which featured more country pop songs, but no singles reached the Top 40. Three years later he worked on “Ten Rounds” which went back to the traditional country sound, and this time songs hit the charts, especially “Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo” which became his second number one hit. In 2003, he released “The Truth About Men”, which featured artists such as Blake Shelton and Montgomery Gentry; he had another top 10 hit in “Drinkin’ Bone”. The following year, he released a greatest hit albums, and it was followed by the album “Different Things” which was produced by the Blind Mule label. His net worth continued to improve.

For his personal life, it is known that Tracy is married to Michelle since 1991,and they have two children. The family resides in Beaumont, Texas. In 2009, he took a break from the music industry to take care of his family. Byrd has also been known to do charity work, hosting an annual music event as well as becoming a National Spokesperson for the Special Olympics.

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