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Javier Colon was born on the 29th April 1977, in Stratford, Connecticut USA, of Dominican and Puerto Rican origin, and is a singer and songwriter. Colon was a member of several bands including EmcQ, of The Derek Trucks Band and collaborated with many musicians before embarking on a solo career. From 2002 to 2006, he was linked to Capitol Records, before becoming an independent artist, founding his own record label – Javier Colon Music. In 2011, he won the first edition of the talent show “The Voice”, with a $100,000 prize and a contract with Universal Republic. The same year he was nominated for Teen Choice Awards in the category the Breakout Artist. Although Javier has been active in the entertainment industry since 1999.
How much is the net worth of Javier Colon? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $1.8 million, as of the data presented in early 2017.
Javier Colon Net Worth $1.8 Million
To begin with, Javier was educated at the Frank Scott Bunnell High School in Stratford, where he started writing songs. Then, he earned a degree from the University of Hartford, but while still studying there, Colon worked as a singer in the Soul Band EmcQ. When the band opened a show for the Soultrio Soullive, the guitarist of the trio was impressed by Colon’s vocals and introduced him to his friend Derek Trucks, who was currently looking for a singer for The Derek Trucks Band. After graduation, Javier joined the band in 2000, but then after two years with the band, he left in 2002 to start a solo career.
In 2003, he released his self-titled debut album, which with the first single “Crazy” was moderately successful. His second studio album “Left of Center”, on the other hand, barely attracted attention, and did not even reach the Billboard 200. In 2010, he released his third work, the Extended Play “The Truth – Acoustic EP”. In 2011, he participated in the American version of the reality competition show “The Voice”, winning with his single “Stitch by Stitch”, produced by Rodney Jerkins, and which made it to 17th position on the Billboard Hot 100. The same year, he released his third album “Come Through for You” under the Universal Republic Records, which took 20th position on the Billboard R&B chart. Half a year later, Colon announced his farewell to the record company, and launched his own one entitled Javier Colon Music.
In 2013, Colon became a co-host of the television series “Inside Voice with Javier Colon” aired on Back9Network. The following year, Colon signed a contract with Concord Music Group, and in 2016 released hise fourth studio album “Gravity”, but which failed to enter the charts.
To conclude, all the aforementioned involvements have added to the total size of Javier Colon’s net worth, and to his popularity.
Finally, in the personal life of Javier Colon, he has been married to Maureen Colon since 1997.