Keith Sweat Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Keith Sweat Net Worth 2020 – Keith Sweat began his musical career as the lead singer of the band ‘Jamilah’.
He later received phenomenal success as a solo artist and his albums and singles peaked at the number one position on R&B and Billboard charts.
Keith Douglas Sweat was born in Harlem, New York City, to Charles, a factory worker, and Juanita Sweat, a hairdresser.
He was raised in the neighborhood of Harlem and by the time he was 14 he had performed at various nightclubs in and around New York City.
All through his adolescence and later teenage years, he balanced life between school and singing and performing at various venues across the city of New York.
Despite a prosperous career at the Wall Street, he chose to pursue his passion for music and began writing songs and tried selling them to various record labels.
In 1992, he married Lisa Wu-Hartwell and the couple had two sons. Unfortunately, the marriage came to an end in the year 2002 and he got full custody of both the children.
He graduated from the City College of New York with a BS degree in ‘communications’, after which he worked for a brief period as a successful brokerage assistant in a Wall Street firm.
In 1975, he began his career in music as a member of the Harlem based band called the ‘Jamilah’. As the lead singer of the band, he performed in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
In 1984, he left ‘Jamilah’ in order to begin a solo career and subsequently sang at various nightclubs in New York.
He was quickly noticed and given an opportunity to record an independent album for ‘Stadium Records’.
He recorded ‘My Mind Is Made Up’ for the ‘Stadium Records’ and he was also credited as the co-writer and co-producer of ‘You Are the One for Me’.
On November 25, 1987, his debut solo album ‘Make It Last Forever’ was released. It was a major success and the biggest hit from the album was ‘I Want Her’.
In 1990, he topped the charts again with his second album ‘I’ll Give All My Love to You’, which boosted his fan following.
In 1991, his third album ‘keep It Comin’ was released and it featured the songs ‘Why Me Baby’ and the title track ‘Keep It Comin’.
In 1994, his fourth album titled ‘Get Up on It’ was released. Singles from this album included ‘How Do You Like It’ and the title track and ‘When I Give My Love’.
On June 25, 1996, his self-titled album was released and included the hit singles ‘Twisted’ and ‘Nobody’. The single ‘twisted’ was one of the smash hits of that year.
In 1998, his sixth album ‘Still in the Game’ was released – the songs from the album ‘Come and Get with Me’ peaked on the U.S. charts. ‘I’m Not Ready’, released a year later, was also a hit song.
By 2000, his fame began to wane and his albums no longer topped the charts. By the time he released his seventh album ‘Didn’t See Me Coming’, his singles struggled to reach even the top forty.
On August 13, 2002, his eighth album ‘Rebirth’ was released. The album did not do very well and saw a huge dip in sales when compared to his previous albums.
His ninth studio album titled ‘Just me’ released in 2008. It was a moderate success and its first single ‘Love You Better’ was played on the ‘Urban Radio Station’ a year before the release of the album.
On June 22, 2010, his tenth studio album titled ‘Ridin Solo’ was released by Kedar Records.
Keith Sweat has a net worth of $250 thousand dollars.