Keri Lynn Hilson, commonly known as Keri Hilson, is a famous American dancer, singer and songwriter, as well as an actress. Keri Hilson rose to prominence as a member of a collective of songwriters called “The Clutch”, which was founded in 2004. The group consisted of Keri Hilson, Ezekiel Lewis, Patrick Michael Smith, Balewa Muhammad and Candice Nelson. Over the years, “The Clutch” has written such popular singles as “One Less Lonely Girl” performed by Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige’s “Take Me as I Am”, “Radar” performed by Britney Spears, and Jesse McCartney’s “It’s Over”.
Keri Hilson Net Worth $25 Million
Aside from writing songs for other artists, Keri Hilson has also succeeded in launching her own singing career. In 2009, Hilson debuted with “In a Perfect World”, which spawned eight singles, among which were “Knock You Down”, “Return the Favor” and “Slow Dance”. Upon its release, the album sold more than 94,000 copies and was later certified Gold from the RIAA. In addition to receiving generally positive reviews, “In a Perfect World” earned Hilson two nominations for Grammy Awards, namely Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best New Artist.
A well-known singer as well as an actress, how rich is Keri Hilson? According to sources, in 2011 Keri Hilson earned $205,500 from the sales of her album “No Boys Allowed”, while in 2012 she earned $70,000 from her “Stand Up” concert. In regards to her wealth, Keri Hilson’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million.
Keri Hilson was born in 1982, in Georgia, United States. As a child, Hilson had always been fascinated by music, hence she took up piano, as well as vocal lessons. Hilson began her songwriting career as a teenager when she met Anthony Dent, with whom she worked with such artists as Ludacris, Ciara, and Usher among others. When she graduated from high school, Hilson enrolled in the Oxford College for Emory University, where she studied theatre. Hilson then went on to join “The Clutch”, with which she wrote songs for Bobby Valentino, Timbaland, Chris Cornell, and Cassie to name a few. When Hilson released her debut album “In a Perfect World”, she received even more public recognition and media attention. Hilson came out with her second studio work entitled “No Boys Allowed” in 2010. Even though the album sold more than 102,000 copies during its first week, it failed to match the charting positions of its predecessor. Nevertheless, the album was met with rather favorable reviews, and even managed to produce four singles. Hilson’s contributions to the music industry have been awarded with BET Awards, MOBO Awards, and Soul Train Music Awards.
Aside from music, Keri Hilson launched an acting career. More recently, in 2013, she appeared alongside Vin Diesel, Matt Nable and Dave Bautista in David Twohy’s sci-fi film called “Riddick”.
A famous singer, Keri Hilson has an estimated net worth of $25 million.