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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.

During his career, Gerald also collaborated with numerous artists, producing songs for Barry White, Anita Baker, James Ingram, Teena Marie, and Stephanie Mills among many others.

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.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 13, 1966 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
Death date: November 10, 2006, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Profession:Singer
Nationality:American
Children:Carlysia Levert, Camryn Levert, LaMicah Edward Levert
Parents:Eddie Levert, Martha Levert
Siblings:Sean 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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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Uncle of Sean Levert Jr..
2Brother of Kandice Brooks.
3Father of Camryn Levert, Carlysia Levert, and LaMicah Edward Levert.
4He 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.
5Member of the R&B trio "Levert" with his younger brother, Sean Levert, and singer Marc Gordon.
6Older brother of Sean Levert.
7Son of Eddie Levert and Martha Levert.


Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special· Eddie Levert

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group· Yolanda Adams
· Carl Thomas
· Chaka Khan


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Crank2006performer: "Let's Get It On"
I Love the 80's 3-D2005TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Standing in the Shadows of Motown2002Documentary performer: "Reach Out, I'll Be There", "Shotgun"
The Fast and the Furious2001writer: "Mercedes Benz"
Bamboozled2000performer: "Dream With No Love" / writer: "Dream With No Love"
The Mod Squad1999performer: "Hello It's Me"
Down in the Delta1998writer: "Where Would I Be"
Booty Call1997performer: "Hold That Thought" / producer: "Fire and Desire", "Hold That Thought" / writer: "Hold That Thought"
New York Undercover1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
Soul Train1995TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops1995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Strapped1993TV Movie performer: "I Just Can't Help Myself" / writer: "I Just Can't Help Myself"
The Meteor Man1993writer: "Somebody Cares For You" - as Gerald LaVert
Mississippi Masala1991performer: "Just One Of Them Thangs"
Coming to America1988producer: "Addicted To You" / writer: "Addicted To You"
Action Jackson1988producer: "FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Diamond Life2005TV Series
The Parkers2003TV SeriesThad Radcliffe
The Jamie Foxx Show1998-2001TV SeriesCharles Young / Charles
New Jack City1991Singers - Winter - (Levert)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors2007TV SeriesHimself
Gerald Levert: A Celebration of Life2006TV MovieHimself
An All-Star Salute to Patti LaBelle: Live from Atlantis2005TV SpecialHimself
Made You Look: Top 25 Moments of BET History2005TV Special documentaryHimself
The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat2005VideoHimself (segment "My Body") (as LSG)
Tavis Smiley2004TV SeriesHimself
The 10th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Smokey Robinson2004TV MovieHimself
BET Comedy Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Motown 452004TV SpecialHimself
2004 Trumpet Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
An Evening of Stars: 25th Anniversary Tribute to Lou Rawls2004TV MovieHimself
The 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha Franklin2003TV SpecialPerformer
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
The 8th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Stevie Wonder2002TV SpecialHimself
Standing in the Shadows of Motown2002DocumentaryHimself
The Hughleys2002TV SeriesHimself
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence2001TV Special documentaryHimself
Soul Food2000TV SeriesHimself
2000 Essence Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
The 41st Annual Grammy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
1999 Essence Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
The 25th Annual American Music Awards1998TV SpecialHimself (as Gerald LaVert)
Soul Train1985-1998TV Series documentaryHimself
The Chris Rock Show1997TV SeriesHimself
New York Undercover1995-1997TV SeriesHimself
The 23rd Annual American Music Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
The History of Rock 'n' Roll1995TV Series documentaryHimself
The 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988-1993TV SeriesHimself
Out All Night1993TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1992TV SeriesHimself
Showtime at the Apollo1989-1992TV SeriesHimself
The 19th Annual American Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself
The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards1989TV SpecialHimself / performer (as Levert)
The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
The 15th Annual American Music Awards1988TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
1987 Power Hits: New Year's Eve Countdown1987TV SpecialHimself (as Levert)
New American Bandstand 19651987TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung2012TV Series documentaryHimself

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