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How rich is Keith Sweat?

Keith Sweat net worth:
$250,000

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Keith Sweat Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Keith Sweat was born on 22 July 1961 in Harlem, New York City, USA.  Keith is now a famous R&B and soul musician, perhaps best known as being the innovator of New Jack Swing. Keith is a noted songwriter and record producer, too, and is often heard on the radio.

So how rich is Keith Sweat? Sources have estimated that Keitht’s net worth is now $250,000, because of various financial problems over the last few years. However, all the above activities have contributed to Keith Sweat’s accumulation of net worth at various times.

Keith Sweat Net Worth $250,000

Keith Sweat’s father Charles was a factory worker and his mom Juanita was a hairdresser. There were five kids in the family, but in 1973 their father died, which resulted in a difficult period for their mom as regards financial support. Keith graduated from City College of New York in Communication. He earned some money while singing in New York City nightclubs, sometimes featuring in “Jamilah”, a Harlem band founded in 1975. He stayed in “Jamilah” until 1984, when Keith was offered a contract with an independent record label, Stadium Records. Keith Sweat’s net worth increased significantly in 1987, when he was offered a deal with Elektra Records. However, he actually joined Vintertainment Records, which was a part of Elektra Records, and the same year Keith released his debut album “Make It Last Forever”. It was a successful album as three million copies were sold. Until 1994, in collaboration with these record companies, Keith Sweat added a solid sum to his net worth while releasing a couple of more albums: “I`ll Give All My Love to You” (1990), “Keep It Comin`” (1991) and “Get up on It” (1994).

Keith Sweat continued to release albums – “Keith Sweat” (1996), “Still in the Game” (1998), “Didn`t See Me Coming” (2000), “Rebirth” (2002), “Just Me” (2008), “Ridin` Solo” (2010) and “Til the Morning” (2011).  “Still in the Game” entered into the top 10 of Billboard 200, and Keith Sweat’s net worth was commensurately boosted. This album had many singles that reached the tops in the charts. However, this was not the case with “Didn`t See Me Coming”: its singles did not become popular.

Keith Sweat also formed the R&B supergroup LSG with Gerald Levert and Johnny Gill, and released their self-titled debut album “Levert.Sweat.Gill” in 1997. That album featured “My Body”, which became a hit single. The album was certified double platinum and reached #4 on the U.S. Billboard 200.

Keith Sweat is a talent in music, and as proof of this he has won a couple of awards:  Favorite R&B/Soul Male Artist (1991), and Soultrain Lifetime Achievement Award (2013), and been nominated for Favorite R&B/Soul Album: Keith Sweat (1997), Favorite Male R&B/Soul Artist (1997) and  Favorite Male R&B/Soul Artist (1998).

Keith Sweat established his record label named Keia Entertainment in 1992: its title is a reference to Keith daughter`s name Keia, born in 1992. Sweat`s oldest daughter Keyshia was born in 1990. From 1992 to 2002, Keith was married to Lisa Wu Hartwell, a star of “Real Housewives of Atlanta”. They welcomed sons Jordan (1995) and Justin (1998). It is known that Keith raised his children alone with help of his mom.

Keith has been having many financial problems in the last a couple of years. He had a house in Detroit which he failed to pay for, and the company received $250,000 in damages.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Britain's Got Talent2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Watch2012/Iperformer: "Make It Last Forever" / writer: "Make It Last Forever" - as Keith D. Sweat
A Thousand Words2012/Iperformer: "Just Wanna Sex You" / writer: "Just Wanna Sex You"
Live from Studio Five2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Roll Bounce2005performer: "I Wanna Know Your Name"
Ali G Indahouse2002as Sweat, "FREAK ME"
Blue Streak1999performer: "All Eyes On Me Revisiting Cold Blooded"
The Wood1999performer: "Make It Last Forever / writer: "Make It Last Forever
541998writer: "Disco Nights Rock Freak" - as Keith R. Crier
Made in America1993"Does He Do It Good" / performer: "Does He Do It Good" / producer: "Does He Do It Good"
The Taking of Beverly Hills1991performer: "I'll Give All My Love To You" / writer: "I'll Give All My Love To You"
Mississippi Masala1991performer: "Just One Of Them Thangs"
New Jack City1991performer: " THERE YOU GO TELLING ME NO AGAIN" / producer: " THERE YOU GO TELLING ME NO AGAIN" / writer: " THERE YOU GO TELLING ME NO AGAIN"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Love Magical2012Delonte Skywalker
Pastor Brown2009Nasim
Forbidden Fruits2006VideoTerrence
Rhapsody2000TV MovieWill
The Wayans Bros.1997TV SeriesTravis / Himself
Martin1997TV SeriesDet. Carl Johnson
New Jack City1991Singer at Wedding

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cooking4Luv2016announced
Make It Last Forever2015Documentary post-production

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Make It Last Forever2015Documentary executive producer post-production
Keith Sweat's Platinum House2010TV Series executive producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Make It Last Forever2015Documentary post-production

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Make It Last Forever2015Documentary post-production

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
16th Annual Trumpet Awards2008TV Special musician

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Make It Last Forever2015Documentary post-productionHimself
2013 Soul Train Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Unsung2013TV Series documentaryHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
2011 Soul Train Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Game2011TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
18th Annual Trumpet Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
2009 Soul Train Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
BET Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
Gerald Levert: A Celebration of Life2006TV MovieHimself
The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat2005VideoHimself
The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence2001TV Special documentaryHimself
The 24th Annual American Music Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
The Chris Rock Show1997TV SeriesHimself
The Wayans Bros.1997TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996TV SeriesHimself
1996 Billboard Music Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
New York Undercover1994TV SeriesHimself
The 7th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1993TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Soul Train1988-1993TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Guest
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988-1992TV SeriesHimself
The 18th Annual American Music Awards1991TV SpecialHimself
Grammy Legends1990TV SpecialHimself
Showtime at the Apollo1989TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host
The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 16th Annual American Music Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
21st NAACP Image Awards1989TV SpecialHimself
New American Bandstand 19651988TV SeriesHimself

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