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Brian McKnight is a Buffalo, New York-born African-American singer, song writer and record producer who is known for his smooth vocal style, and one devoid of even a hint of indecent language. This approach of his has earned him a devoted fan base that largely consists of female fans. Born on 5
th June 1969, to father Claude McKnight, Brian has been active as a musician since 1988.
A known personality in the American music industry, how wealthy is Brian McKnight? Brian as of today, has an estimated net worth of $10 million, his major source of income being his musical career. He has sold his albums in millions of copies which have clearly made an impact on his personal wealth over time.
Brian McKnight Net Worth $10 Million
Like many other singers, Brian got his first taste in music after joining his church choir. His inspiration in main stream music was his brother, who had formed a boy band “Take 6” and had signed a contract with Warner Bros records. He was 19 when he started to submit demo tapes to various labels around the country in order to follow his brother’s footsteps. He signed a deal with Mercury Records and released his debut self-titled album, which went on to sell more than one million copies, and which added considerably to his net worth. From 1995 to this day Brian has managed to release 12 studio albums. “Back At One”, his most successful album, sold more than three million copies worldwide, and of course has added further to Brian McKnight’s net worth. Brian has managed to sell over six million copies of his albums since his arrival on the music scene.
Along with music, Brian was an avid athlete since his childhood. He played football, basketball and even dreamed turning into a pro athlete. He also plays about eight musical instruments including keyboards, guitar, bass guitar, trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, tuba etc. He has also been a radio presenter and has hosted self-titled shows on KissFM and KTWV.
His involvement in the music industry has been rewarded with 16 Grammy nominations even though he has not had the luck to win any,one of the few to have so many Grammy nominations but not winning, and shares the spot with
Snoop Dogg who also tops the list. He along with Drake performed “Side Pieces” at the ESPY Awards 2014 as tribute to back-ups in the shadows of professional stars. McKnight is to release another studio album entitled “Better” in January of 2016 under the record label of his ownership.
In 2014, Bryan became involved in some legal problems perpetrated by his accountant Veron Brown, for not paying his taxes for more than ten years. This resulted in him being in debt to $1.5 million, and so is suing his accountant for large scale fraud. So along with his success in music, he also has suffered legally as well as financially.
Regarding his personal life, Bryan McKnight is the father of two sons and two daughters with ex-wife Julie(1990-2003). With his influence in the music industry since 1988, multi-talented McKnight with his successful albums and songs enjoys a net worth of $10 million, as in 2015.
# Fact 1 Brother of Michael McKnight. 2 Can rap and play guitar. 3 Grew up a Seventh Day Adventist and his mother attends Patmos Chapel SDA Church in Winter Park, Florida. 4 Attended Maynard Evans High School in Orlando 5 R & B Singer 6 Brother of Claude McKnight, member of Gospel singing group Take 6.
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Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie Award shared with 2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male For the song "What We Do Here." 2004 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male For the song "Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda." 2002 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media Men of Honor (2000) · Brandon K. Hampton 2002 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals · Justin Timberlake 1995 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Original Song As the World Turns (1956) · Bill Cunliffe (composer) · Earl Rose (composer) · Rick Rhodes (composer) · Patsy Meyer (lyricist) · Vivian Rhodes (lyricist) · John Henry Kreitler (lyricist)
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Title Year Status Character I Love the 2000s 2014 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode A Country Christmas Story 2013 TV Movie performer: "Trouble Get Me Off Your Mind" Shark Tank 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode The Voice of the Philippines 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode No me la puc treure del cap 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode Forgetting Sarah Marshall 2008 performer: "What's My Name" / writer: "What's My Name" Live with Kelly and Michael 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode This Christmas 2007 performer: "Moody's Mood for Love" So You Think You Can Dance 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode Daddy's Little Girls 2007 performer: "I Believe" / writer: "I Believe" Páginas da Vida 2006 TV Series writer: "One Last Cry" Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode Idols 2002-2005 TV Series writer - 2 episodes American Idol 2002-2005 TV Series writer - 8 episodes Australian Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 2 episodes Singapore Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode Songwriters Hall of Fame 2004 TV Movie performer: "Sara Smile" Indonesian Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 2 episodes New Zealand Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode Soundstage 2004 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode Men of Honor 2000 performer: "Win" Nutty Professor II: The Klumps 2000 performer: "Thinkin' 'Bout Me" / writer: "Thinkin' 'Bout Me" Stepsister from Planet Weird 2000 TV Movie writer: "It Was You" Stuart Little 1999 performer: "Home" Life 1999/I performer: "Discovery" The Roseanne Show TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1998 writer - 1 episode, 1998 His Bodyguard 1998 TV Movie performer: "Every Beat Of My Heart" - uncredited / writer: "Every Beat Of My Heart" - uncredited Essence Awards 1998 TV Special performer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited When We Were Kings 1996 Documentary performer: "When We Were Kings" Panther 1995/I performer: "Star Spangled Banner" Color of Night 1994 performer: "The Color of the Night" Intrumental Version / producer: "The Color of the Night" Intrumental Version The Next Karate Kid 1994 writer: "In Your Eyes" Beverly Hills, 90210 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode Melrose Place 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode Actor Actor
Title Year Status Character Mission Save Her 2016 completed CoffeeHouse 2014 TV Series Record Label Executive Minute Motivations 2013 TV Series A Country Christmas Story 2013 TV Movie Danny Gibson Fuzzy Giners 2012 Short Professor Note to Self 2012/I Doctor William Thompson The Mumblesteens 2012 TV Series B McKnight U B Da Judge 2012 Short Cheaper to Keep Her 2011 Video Raymond Mays Black Dynamite 2009 Sweet Meat Leverage 2005 Joe American Dreams 2005 TV Series Stokely Carmichael Platinum 2003 TV Series Mace The Beat 2003 Record Executive Let Me Love You with Brian McKnight 2002 Video short Diamond Heist Master Sister, Sister 1998-1999 TV Series Keith / Clarence Stanley T in Da House 1993 TV Series Celebrity Guest Music Department Music Department
Title Year Status Character How Your P*ssy Works 2012 Short music & lyrics City of Angels 2000 TV Series composer: title song Producer Producer
Title Year Status Character The Brian McKnight Show 2009 TV Series executive producer Writer Writer
Title Year Status Character Let Me Love You with Brian McKnight 2002 Video short Composer Composer
Title Year Status Character Daddy's Little Girls 2007 Self Self
Title Year Status Character Home & Family 2016 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest Tavis Smiley 2005-2016 TV Series Himself Celebrity Name Game 2015-2016 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Player / Himself The Pre-Game 2014 TV Series Himself HuffPost Live Conversations 2014 TV Series Himself Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race 2014 TV Movie Himself Neal and Michaele: The Winter Wonderland Wedding and Music Event 2013 TV Movie Himself Shark Tank 2013 TV Series Himself - Helper: Sunday Night Slow Jams The Eric Andre Show 2013 TV Series Himself Bethenny 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest Culture List 2012 TV Series Himself Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives 2012 TV Series Himself How Your P*ssy Works 2012 Short Himself The Mo'Nique Show 2010-2011 TV Series Himself Way Black When 2010 TV Movie Himself A Man's Story 2010 Documentary Himself The Gulf Is Back 2010 TV Movie Himself The John Kerwin Show 2010 TV Series Himself The Brian McKnight Show 2009-2010 TV Series Himself - Host An Evening of Grace: A Concert for the Children 2010 TV Special Himself SOS Saving OurSelves: Help for Haiti 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Lionel Richie 2010 TV Movie Himself 78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2009 TV Movie Himself 2009 Soul Train Awards 2009 TV Special Himself The 1st Annual Noble Awards 2009 TV Movie Himself - Performer Michael Jackson: Our Icon 2009 TV Movie documentary Brian McKnight Heroes Among Us: The 2009 Hero Awards 2009 TV Special Himself Top 12 Moments of the BET Awards 2009 TV Special Himself The Apprentice 2009 TV Series Himself - R&B Star An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Patti LaBelle 2009 TV Movie Himself Boyz II Men Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA Live 2008 TV Special The Spirit of Christmas 2008 TV Movie Himself Great Performances 2008 TV Series Himself Leading Men 2008 TV Series documentary America's Got Talent 2008 TV Series Secret Talents of the Stars 2008 TV Series Himself - Judge The BET Honors 2008 TV Movie Himself - Performer Christmas Glory: In the Key of Love 2007 TV Special Live with Kelly and Michael 2005-2007 TV Series Himself Baisden After Dark 2007 TV Series Himself BET Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself The Megan Mullally Show 2006 TV Series Himself Christmas Celebration at the Grove 2006 TV Movie Himself Dear Santa 2006 TV Movie Himself 2006 American Music Awards 2006 TV Special Himself Celebrity Duets 2006 TV Series Himself CMT Greatest Moments: Willie Nelson 2006 TV Special Himself 2006 ALMA Awards 2006 TV Special Himself Miss America 2006 TV Movie Himself - Judge ESPN Hollywood 2006 TV Series Himself The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2005 TV Special Himself The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself The 8th Annual Soul Train Christmas Starfest 2005 TV Movie Himself 79th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2005 TV Special Himself - Performer All Shades of Fine: 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years 2005 TV Movie Himself The Tom Joyner Show 2005 TV Series Himself Mississippi Rising 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself Music 101: The Green Room 2005 TV Series Himself 2005 MLB All-Star Game 2005 TV Special Himself - National Anthem Performer Nick & Jessica's Tour of Duty 2005 TV Movie Himself Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2005 TV Series Himself The 19th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2005 TV Special Himself - Host Forever in Our Hearts: The Making of Documentary 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself Soul Train 1993-2005 TV Series documentary Himself Life & Style 2005 TV Series Himself The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1999-2005 TV Series Himself / Himself - Musical Guest An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Quincy Jones 2005 TV Movie Himself The Vegas Show with Sheena Easton & Brian McKnight 2005 TV Series Himself Nick & Jessica's Family Christmas 2004 TV Movie Himself Raymann is laat 2004 TV Series Himself The 32nd Annual American Music Awards 2004 TV Special Himself 2004 Radio Music Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Presenter World Music Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Himself - Presenter Songwriters Hall of Fame 2004 TV Movie Himself AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself The Wayne Brady Show 2002-2004 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself Motown 45 2004 TV Special Himself The 46th Annual Grammy Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Presenter Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest Soundstage 2004 TV Series documentary Himself Lighting Up Fifth 2003 TV Movie Himself Pyramid 2003 TV Series Himself Cribs 2003 TV Series Himself The Sharon Osbourne Show 2003 TV Series Himself 9th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Performer American Juniors 2003 TV Series Himself - Guest Judge The New Tom Green Show 2003 TV Series Himself 3rd Annual BET Awards 2003 TV Special documentary Himself The Jazzspel with Eric J 2003 TV Series Himself Summer Music Mania 2003 2003 TV Special Himself - Performer 100 Greatest Videos 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself - Commentator The Isaac Mizrahi Show 2003 TV Series Himself 34th NAACP Image Awards 2003 TV Special Himself Motown Christmas 2002 TV Special Himself Bubblegum Babylon 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself The 8th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Stevie Wonder 2002 TV Special Himself My Wife and Kids 2002 TV Series Himself Celine Dion: A New Day Has Come 2002 TV Movie Himself The 44th Annual Grammy Awards 2002 TV Special Himself Two for the Knight 2002 Video documentary Himself - Performer 2001 Lady of Soul Awards 2001 TV Special Himself - Performer Say It Loud: A Celebration of Black Music in America 2001 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself The Parkers 2001 TV Series Himself The Wayne Brady Show 2001 TV Series Himself Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2001 TV Series Himself MTV 20: Jams 2001 Video Himself (segment "Anytime") Race to Erase MS 2001 TV Special Himself 32nd NAACP Image Awards 2001 TV Special Himself The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards 2001 TV Special Himself The 28th Annual American Music Awards 2001 TV Special Himself A Diva's Christmas Carol 2000 TV Movie Himself A SHeVery Merry Christmas with SHeDAISY 2000 TV Movie Himself The 2000 Billboard Music Awards 2000 TV Special Himself Christina Aguilera: My Reflection 2000 TV Special documentary Himself 100 Greatest Dance Songs of Rock & Roll 2000 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself The Oprah Winfrey Show 2000 TV Series Himself Inside the Music with Yolanda Adams 2000 TV Special Hollywood Squares 2000 TV Series Himself The 27th Annual American Music Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Performer 1999 ALMA Awards 1999 TV Special Himself The 1999 Billboard Music Awards 1999 TV Special Himself The Martin Short Show 1999 TV Series Himself MADtv 1999 TV Series Himself 1999 Essence Awards 1999 TV Special Himself Mariah Carey: Around the World 1998 TV Movie Himself The 1998 Billboard Music Awards 1998 TV Special Himself (as Bryan McKnight) The 25th Annual American Music Awards 1998 TV Special Himself (as Bryan McKnight) When You Believe: Music from 'The Prince of Egypt' 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself - Performer The Roseanne Show 1998 TV Series Himself The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1998 TV Series Himself MTV Video Music Awards 1998 1998 TV Special Himself 1998 ALMA Awards 1998 TV Special Himself Essence Awards 1998 TV Special Himself Politically Incorrect 1998 TV Series Himself Beverly Hills, 90210 1998 TV Series Himself The 1998 Soul Train Christmas Starfest 1998 TV Movie Himself - Host 3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 1997 TV Special Himself The Steve Harvey Show 1997 TV Series Himself Martin 1994-1996 TV Series Himself Living Single 1996 TV Series Himself Midnight Mac 1995 TV Series Himself New York Undercover 1995 TV Series Himself The 8th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1994 TV Special Himself - Presenter The Essence Awards 1994 TV Special Himself 26th NAACP Image Awards 1994 TV Special Himself The 1993 Billboard Music Awards 1993 TV Special Himself (uncredited) The All New Mickey Mouse Club 1993 TV Series Himself Archive Footage Archive Footage