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Erykah Badu Net Worth

Erykah Badu Net Worth is
$12 Million

Erykah Badu Biography

Born while Erica Abi Wright, about the 26th of February 1971, she popularly famous while Erykah Badu. This album also produced her a global star. Erykah’s dad left his family members when she was of a tender age group and she along with her siblings had been raised by her mom, single handedly. Her mom, a theatre celebrity cast deep impact on her behalf and she influenced to become stage performer. She began early with her mom and at age four she performed at the Dallas Theatre center. SYNOPSIS –> Go through the picture to enlarge. –> By achieving her teenagers she became a prolific performer and with her knowledge of the globe she transformed her name to Erykah Badu. Badu do her graduation from the Booker T. She also documented a live album when she was pregnant with her second kid. However, quickly she found music phoning and dropped from university to focus on music work. In the mean time she indulged in a variety of small and in your free time careers for daily expenditure administration. Her musical biography began years back again but she was just able to debut in the market in the entire year 1997 with the album Baduizm which offered her a standard acceptance and achievement in the market. Erykah Badu is mainly referred to as a performer of the neo soul genre. Erykah Badu tunes usually contain components from RnB, pop and jazz music. Her 1st extremely album bought Grammy award on her behalf. In the entire year 2000, Badu released Mama’s gun, that was not really a critical success however a commercial hit. Up coming she launch the album Worldwide Underground in the entire year 2003 whose sale landed it into the gold offering category. Tunes sung by Badu many a occasions have managed to get to the R&B list. She’s appeared as a assisting celebrity in numerous movies, such as for example “Home of D”, “The Cider House Guidelines” and “Blues Brothers 2000”. A music event, The Sugar Drinking water Festival was founded by her along with three additional singing celebrities. Erykah Badu can be credited with increasing neo soul music genre. Badu also took component in globe tour in the entire year 2008 and 2009. The 2008 tour was referred to as The Vortex Tour and began from the united states reaching Europe. The purpose of the organisation is definitely to greatly help the youth within their success. Choose 12 months Earnings 2003 Earnings 2000 Earnings 1997 Display all income 20 Erykah Badu was created to William Wright Jr. Aside from music profession, Badu offers acted in a number of films where her work was good. A vegetarian by diet plan, Badu considered Vegan in 2008. She experienced multiple relationships and includes a bunch of kids from those. Her 1st passionate involvement was with Andre 3000 in the entire year 1995. Later on in 2000 she was associated with Soulquarian Common and in 2004 her partner was The D.O. Nevertheless, it has been due to the fact of her profession in music that she became therefore well known nowadays. Her last known boyfriend was Jay Electronica. Through the years she noticed the launch of 5 studio albums (her debut album Baduizm becoming qualified platinum), which brought her worldwide fame and worldwide crucial acclaim embellished with American Music, Wager and Grammy Awards among additional accolades. Washington SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL for the Performing and Visible Arts and later on studied in the Grambling Condition University for specialising in theatre. She actually is an American and is definitely of dark ethnicity. With fame and achievement she’s brought her net well worth to $12 million. and Cleva. Erykah Badu net well worth in 2014-2015 is $12,000,000 while like others Erykah Badu gets also paid by sponsorship, advertisements, endorsement, offering and so forth. We estimated annual income around $1,411,765


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Quick Facts

Full NameErykah Badu
Net Worth$12 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 26, 1971
Height1.52 m
EducationGrambling State University, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Booker T. Washington High School, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
NationalityAmerican
ChildrenPuma Sabti Curry, Seven Sirius Benjamin, Mars Merkaba Thedford, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
ParentsWilliam Wright Jr., Kolleen Maria Gipson, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
SiblingsEevin Wright, Nayrok Wright, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/erykahbadu
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/fatbellybella
Instagramhttp://www.instagram.com/erykahbadu
AwardsGrammy Award for Best R&B Album, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, BET Award for Video of the Year, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, BET Award for Video Director of the Year, Soul Train Music Award for Best Album of the Year, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Video of the Year, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Music Video, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
NominationsGrammy Award for Best New Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography, Grammy Award for Best Music Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects, BET Award for Best Collaboration, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Dance Performance, BET Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration, MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video, Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, Soul Train Music Award for Album of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album, Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist, Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Drama, Billboard Music Award for Female R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
MoviesBlues Brothers 2000, The Cider House Rules, One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute, Holistic Wellness for the Hip-Hop Generation, House of D, They Die By Dawn, The Land, MTV 20: Jams, Jools Holland: Later ... Hip Hop Soul, Hip Hop Nation: Vol. 4


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Son Seven was born in 1997.
2 Third child, daughter, Mars Merkaba, born February 1, 2009.
3 Expecting her third child. [September 27, 2008].
4 Has a younger brother and sister.
5 Was engaged to rapper Common. They were together from 2000 to 2002.
6 She gave birth to daughter, Puma, on July 5, 2004 in her Dallas home. Father is rapper The D.O.C..
7 Ranked #100 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
8 Is a vegetarian.
9 Attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
10 1998 - Named one of "People" magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People
11 Named her son Seven. Father is ex-boyfriend André Benjamin of the rap group Outkast. For which the rap song "Mrs. Jackson" was based upon, in 2000.


Quotes

#Quote
1 Music and the music business are two different things.
2 I don't read music or anything, so when I produce, I go basically by ear.


Pictures

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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 VMA MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) Best Art Direction Veronica Logsdon

Janelle Monáe (artist)
2003 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Song Brown Sugar (2002) Common (Writer, Performer)

Raphael Saadiq (Writer)

James Poyser (Writer)

Madukwu Chinwah (Writer)

Glenn Standridge (Writer)

Robert C. Ozuna (Writer)
2000 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress The Cider House Rules (1999)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Urban/Alternative Performance Sergio Mendes

Will.i.am
2004 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female For the song "Back in the Day."
2003 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Brown Sugar (2002) Madukwu Chinwah

Common

Robert C. Ozuna

James Poyser

Raphael Saadiq

Glenn Standridge
2000 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama The Cider House Rules (1999)
2000 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture The Cider House Rules (1999) Jane Alexander

Kathy Baker

Michael Caine

Kieran Culkin

Delroy Lindo

Tobey Maguire

Kate Nelligan

Paul Rudd

Charlize Theron
1999 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female For the song "Tyrone."
1999 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Album For the album "Live!".
1998 Grammy Grammy Awards Best New Artist


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moonlight 2016/I performer: "TYRONE" / writer: "TYRONE" - as Erica Wright
BET Awards 2016 2016 TV Movie performer: "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Power 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game performer: "See Thru To U" / writer: "See Thru To U" - as Erica Wright
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 2011 Documentary performer: "I Want A World" / writer: "I Want A World"
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special performer: "Medley: Out My Mind, Just In Time; Window Seat" / writer: "Medley: Out My Mind, Just In Time; Window Seat"
Sex and the City 2 2010 performer: "Window Seat" / writer: "Window Seat" - as Erica Wright
The Wire 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dave Chappelle's Block Party 2005 Documentary performer: "Back in the Day", "Love of My Life", "You Got Me" / writer: "Back in the Day", "Love of My Life"
The Man 2005 performer: "Bandy Bandy"
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Later... With Jools Holland 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
House of D 2004 performer: "Melissa"
Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brown Sugar 2002 performer: "Love of My Life An Ode to Hip Hop" / producer: "Love of My Life An Ode to Hip Hop" / writer: "Love of My Life An Ode to Hip Hop"
Pootie Tang 2001 as Erica Wright, "Southern Girl" / performer: "Southern Girl"
Drop the Beat 2000 TV Series performer: "Southern Gul"
Bamboozled 2000 performer: "Hollywood" 1977, "The Light" Remix
Next Friday 2000 writer: "Tyrone"
Blues Brothers 2000 1998 performer: "Funky Nassau"
Eve's Bayou 1997 performer: "A Child With The Blues"
New York Undercover 1997 TV Series 1 episode
High School High 1996 performer: "Your Precious Love"

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Legends of Chamberlain Heights 2016 TV Series
The Land 2016 Turquoise
Hand of God 2015 TV Series April
Black Dynamite 2014-2015 TV Series Hoe Crows
They Die by Dawn 2013 Stagecoach Mary
House of D 2004 Lady / Bernadette
Kid's Lives... Starring Erykah Badu 2004 Video short Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2002 TV Series Musical Guest
The Cider House Rules 1999 Rose Rose
Blues Brothers 2000 1998 Queen Mousette
Erykah Badu: On & On 1997 Video short

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Karter Hall 2017 grateful thanks post-production
N.O.L.A Circus 2015 very special thanks
Interludes 2012 inspiration
StarCraft 1998 Video Game thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2010-2016 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest / Herself
Wild 'N Out 2016 TV Series Herself - Team Captain
The Real 2015 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest Vocalist
2015 Soul Train Awards 2015 TV Movie Herself - Host
Black Girls Rock! 2015 TV Movie Herself
What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music 2014 Documentary Herself
Real Husbands of Hollywood 2013 TV Series Herself
Yo Gabba Gabba! 2013 TV Series Herself
BET Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Herself
2013 Billboard Music Awards 2013 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Janelle Monáe: Q.U.E.E.N. 2013 Video short Herself
The BET Honors 2013 TV Movie Herself
Soul Power! 2013 TV Series documentary Herself, vocalist
Late Show with David Letterman 1997-2012 TV Series Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
Independent Lens 2012 TV Series documentary
Diary of a Decade: The Story of a Movement 2012 Documentary Herself
Re:Generation 2011 Documentary
VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul 2011 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Black Girls Rock! 2011 2011 TV Movie Herself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards 2011 TV Special Herself - Performer
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2009-2011 TV Series Herself
The Art of Blending 2011/II Short Herself
The Art of Blending 2011/I Short Herself
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 2011 Documentary Herself (voice)
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special Herself
The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Herself
The Wanda Sykes Show 2010 TV Series Herself - Guest Performer
Chelsea Lately 2010 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show 2010 TV Series Herself
Teenage Paparazzo 2010 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
2009 Soul Train Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
The Brian McKnight Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Say My Name 2009/I Documentary
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2008 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1997-2008 TV Series Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
Girlfriends 2007 TV Series Herself
BET Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Herself
3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2006 TV Movie Herself
September in Brooklyn: The Making of 'Block Party' 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Before the Music Dies 2006 Documentary Herself - Musician
Building the 'House of D' 2005 Video short Herself
Dave Chappelle's Block Party 2005 Documentary Herself
Tavis Smiley 2005 TV Series Herself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005 TV Series Herself
Chappelle's Show 2004 TV Series Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
Essence Awards 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself
9th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2003 TV Special Herself - Performer
3rd Annual BET Awards 2003 TV Special documentary Herself
100 Greatest Videos 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself - Commentator
34th NAACP Image Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
Def Poetry 2002 TV Series documentary Herself
The 44th Annual Grammy Awards 2002 TV Special Herself
Stars: An Oscar's Party 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
2002 Trumpet Awards 2002 TV Special Herself
MTV 20: Jams 2001 Video Herself (segment "On & On")
Erykah Badu Live 2001 Documentary Herself
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2001 TV Special Herself
The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards 2001 TV Special Herself
The Lyricist Lounge Show 2000 TV Series Herself (2000)
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Makeup
The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Performer
2000 Essence Awards 2000 TV Special Herself
One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself - Performer
The Cider House Rules: The Making of an American Classic 1999 Video documentary short Herself
29th NAACP Image Awards 1998 TV Special Herself
The 40th Annual Grammy Awards 1998 TV Special Herself - Performer
Unplugged 1997 TV Series documentary Herself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 1997 TV Special Herself - Host
Later... With Jools Holland 1997 TV Series Herself
New York Undercover 1997 TV Series Herself
The Chris Rock Show 1997 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Later... With Jools Holland 2004 TV Series Herself
The Award Show Awards Show 2003 TV Special documentary Herself
VH1: All Access 2003 TV Series Herself
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