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Gerald Edward Levert was born on the 13th July 1966 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, and was a singer, producer, songwriter and actor, best known to the world as a part of the group LeVert, but he also had a successful solo career, during which he released 11 studio albums “Private Line” (1991), “Love & Consequences” (1998), “G” (2000) among others, and including two posthumously “In My Songs” (2007), and “Something to Talk About” (2007). His career was active from 1983 until 2006, when he passed away.
Have you ever wondered how rich Gerald Levert was, at the time of his death? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Gerald Levert`s net worth was as high as $5 million, an amount he earned through his successful career as a musician.
Gerald Levert Net Worth $5 Million
The son of Edward Levert, singer of the R&B group O` Jays, and his wife Martha, Gerald traveled across the USA with his father`s band, and while growing up his interest in music would become bigger and bigger.
He was the initiator of the founding of LeVert, alongside his brother Sean Levert and friend Marc Gordon. Their debut album came out in 1985, entitled “I Get Hot”, but without any major success, nevertheless, the trio continued to work together, and in 1987, their third album “The Big Throwdown”, achieved gold status, and ended up at No. 3 on the US R&B chart. The albums that followed, including “Just Coolin’” (1988), “Rope a Dope Style” (1990), and “For Real Tho’” (1993), all achieved gold status, which only increased Gerald`s net worth. Before they disbanded the trio released one more album entitled “The Whole Scenario” in 1997. Some of the hit singles that made them popular include “Casanova” (1987), “Addicted to You” (1988), “Baby I’m Ready” (1991), and many others.
Gerald was also a part of the supergroup called LSG, which also consisted of Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill. They released two albums, “Levert.Sweat.Gill” (1997), which achieved double platinum status, adding further funds to Gerald`s net worth, and “LSG2” in 2003.
Gerald also performed on his own; his debut album came out in 1991, entitled “Private Line”, topping the US R&B chart, achieving platinum status and certainly increasing Gerald`s net worth. During the 1990s, Gerald`s career was on top, and with albums “Groove On” (1994), “Love & Consequences” (1998), which achieved platinum status, and “Father and Son” (1995), and “G” (2000), which were gold certified, his net worth rose further. He released albums until his death – “Gerald’s World” (2001), “Stroke of Genius”, which was his first and only No. 1 album, and “Do I Speak for the World” (2004), all of which added to his net worth.
Thanks to his skills, he received several prestigious nominations and awards, including the Soul Train Award in category Favorite Band, Duo or Group Album, for “Big Throwdown”, and was posthumously awarded with the Grammy Award for his album “In My Songs”, among many others.
Regarding his personal life, Gerald had three children, but his marital status wasn`t made public, or the name of the mother(s) of his children.
He died in sleep at his home on 10th November 2006, from a heart attack, which was apparently caused from overdoses of pain prescription drugs, including Vicodin, Xanax and Percocet, among others, which he had been using since 2005 after he had shoulder surgery, and needed drugs to ease the pain.
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Gerald Edward Levert information
|Birth date:||July 13, 1966 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA|
|Death date:||November 10, 2006, Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Children:||Carlysia Levert, Camryn Levert, LaMicah Edward Levert|
|Parents:||Eddie Levert, Martha Levert|
|Awards:||Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (2007 (2007), 1988), BET Award for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist (2007), Soul Train Music Awards, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist (1993), NAACP Image Award (2004 (2004), 2008)|
|Music groups:||LeVert (1984-2006), Black Men United (1994-1994), R&B group O` Jays|
|Albums:||“Private Line” (1991), “Love & Consequences” (1998), “G” (2000), “Levert.Sweat.Gill” (1997), “LSG2” (2003), “In My Songs” (2007), “Something to Talk About” (2007)|
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|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||2016||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Crank||2006||performer: "Let's Get It On"|
|I Love the 80's 3-D||2005||TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode|
|Standing in the Shadows of Motown||2002||Documentary performer: "Reach Out, I'll Be There", "Shotgun"|
|The Fast and the Furious||2001||writer: "Mercedes Benz"|
|Bamboozled||2000||performer: "Dream With No Love" / writer: "Dream With No Love"|
|The Mod Squad||1999||performer: "Hello It's Me"|
|Down in the Delta||1998||writer: "Where Would I Be"|
|Booty Call||1997||performer: "Hold That Thought" / producer: "Fire and Desire", "Hold That Thought" / writer: "Hold That Thought"|
|New York Undercover||1997||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|Soul Train||1995||TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode|
|Top of the Pops||1995||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Strapped||1993||TV Movie performer: "I Just Can't Help Myself" / writer: "I Just Can't Help Myself"|
|The Meteor Man||1993||writer: "Somebody Cares For You" - as Gerald LaVert|
|Mississippi Masala||1991||performer: "Just One Of Them Thangs"|
|Coming to America||1988||producer: "Addicted To You" / writer: "Addicted To You"|
|Action Jackson||1988||producer: "FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY"|
|Diamond Life||2005||TV Series|
|The Parkers||2003||TV Series||Thad Radcliffe|
|The Jamie Foxx Show||1998-2001||TV Series||Charles Young / Charles|
|New Jack City||1991||Singers - Winter - (Levert)|
|The Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors||2007||TV Series||Himself|
|Gerald Levert: A Celebration of Life||2006||TV Movie||Himself|
|An All-Star Salute to Patti LaBelle: Live from Atlantis||2005||TV Special||Himself|
|Made You Look: Top 25 Moments of BET History||2005||TV Special documentary||Himself|
|The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat||2005||Video||Himself (segment "My Body") (as LSG)|
|Tavis Smiley||2004||TV Series||Himself|
|The 10th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Smokey Robinson||2004||TV Movie||Himself|
|BET Comedy Awards||2004||TV Special||Himself|
|Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem||2004||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Motown 45||2004||TV Special||Himself|
|2004 Trumpet Awards||2004||TV Special||Himself|
|An Evening of Stars: 25th Anniversary Tribute to Lou Rawls||2004||TV Movie||Himself|
|The 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha Franklin||2003||TV Special||Performer|
|The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards||2003||TV Special||Himself|
|The 8th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Stevie Wonder||2002||TV Special||Himself|
|Standing in the Shadows of Motown||2002||Documentary||Himself|
|The Hughleys||2002||TV Series||Himself|
|The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards||2001||TV Special||Himself|
|An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence||2001||TV Special documentary||Himself|
|Soul Food||2000||TV Series||Himself|
|2000 Essence Awards||2000||TV Special||Himself|
|The 41st Annual Grammy Awards||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|1999 Essence Awards||1999||TV Special||Himself|
|The 25th Annual American Music Awards||1998||TV Special||Himself (as Gerald LaVert)|
|Soul Train||1985-1998||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|The Chris Rock Show||1997||TV Series||Himself|
|New York Undercover||1995-1997||TV Series||Himself|
|The 23rd Annual American Music Awards||1996||TV Special||Himself|
|The History of Rock 'n' Roll||1995||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|The 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards||1995||TV Special||Himself - Performer|
|Ebony/Jet Showcase||1988-1993||TV Series||Himself|
|Out All Night||1993||TV Series||Himself|
|The Arsenio Hall Show||1989-1992||TV Series||Himself|
|Showtime at the Apollo||1989-1992||TV Series||Himself|
|The 19th Annual American Music Awards||1992||TV Special||Himself|
|The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards||1989||TV Special||Himself / performer (as Levert)|
|The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards||1988||TV Special||Himself|
|The 15th Annual American Music Awards||1988||TV Special||Himself - Presenter|
|1987 Power Hits: New Year's Eve Countdown||1987||TV Special||Himself (as Levert)|
|New American Bandstand 1965||1987||TV Series||Himself|
|Unsung||2012||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Year||Award||Ceremony||Nomination||Movie||Award shared with|
|1996||Image Award||Image Awards||Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special||· Eddie Levert|
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|1||Uncle of Sean Levert Jr..|
|2||Brother of Kandice Brooks.|
|3||Father of Camryn Levert, Carlysia Levert, and LaMicah Edward Levert.|
|4||He had four children, one being a 16 year old daughter that appeared on MTV's Sweet 16. She is also an up and coming music artist.|
|5||Member of the R&B trio "Levert" with his younger brother, Sean Levert, and singer Marc Gordon.|
|6||Older brother of Sean Levert.|
|7||Son of Eddie Levert and Martha Levert.|
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