Michael Bivins Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Michael Bivins, an American musician and founder of Bell Biv Devoe and New Edition music bands, was born on 10 August 1968, in Boston Massachusetts USA. He is perhaps best known for his album “Poison” which was a massive hit. He is also a music manager and supports various other music groups; Michael’s versatile talent is the reason for his huge net worth.

A famous musician and music producer, how rich is Michael Bivins? Authoritative sources estimate that the net worth of Michael Bivins is $40 million dollars, mostly accumulated through his music career both as a musician and a producer for other bands now spanning well over 30 years.

Michael Bivins Net Worth $40 Million

Michael is the co-founder of Pop/R&B group New Edition; in 1983 the group released its first album named “Candy Girl” which became very popular, and the songs included in the album were “Telephone Man, “Cool It Now” and “Candy Girl” were very well received by the public and made the group very famous. New Edition got split in 1989, but re-united in 1996 until 2004, and in this time span they released seven studio albums, this group paving the way for boy group bands like “Backstreet Boys” and “New Kids on the Block”. Later Michael formed Bell Biv Devoe along with two members of New Edition, and their first studio album “Poison” was a massive hit, which sold more than four million copies and topped the charts. His music is still loved by the people and hence is the reason for a big slice of his net worth.

Apart from making music albums he has also provided music for various television shows and movies which include “Tropic Thunder”, “Full House”, “40 Days and 40 Nights” and “Beverly Hills”. He is also a music manager for various artists and bands through his label named Biv 10 Records; the musicians and bands he has managed include “702”, “Another Bad Creation”, “Boyz to Men” and many more. These activities also add to his net worth.

Michael Bivins has also tried his hand as an actor; he had minor roles in several movies like “Friday after Next” and the movie based on basketball called “Crossover”, and also appeared as a DJ in the Grand Theft Auto video game. In “Apollo Live” premiered in 2012 he played the role of a judge. All his versatile roles are a reason for his impressive net worth.

In his personal life, Bivins is married to Teasha Bivins. His band members included Ralph, Bobby, Ricky and Ronnie DeVoe. He stated that they were more interested in enjoying music rather than in making heaps of money, they satisfying their their audiences. Everyone in the band also pursued their solo careers and hence everyone was given their personal space whenever they needed it, making their unity stronger and hence the group lasted together for so long. However later they had some problems because of difference of thinking amongst the members and they eventually went in different directions.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 10, 1968
Birth place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Profession:Musician, Singer, Producer
Nationality:American
Spouse:Teasha Bivins
Children:Shi Bivins, Star Bivins, Savi Bivins, Michael Bivins, Jr.
Parents:Gerard Bivins, Shirley Bivins
Siblings:Tanya Bivins
Awards:American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group (New (New), Edition, 1987, 1997), Soul Train Award - Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Album of the Year (New Edition 1998),
Record labels:Motown "Biv 10 Records"
Music groups:New Edition (Since 1978), Bell Biv DeVoe "BBD" (Since 1989)
Nominations:Hollywood Walk of Fame (New Edition (New Edition), 2017), Hollywood Walk of Fame (New Edition (New Edition), 2016); Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, Soul Train Music Awards Lifetime Achievement honor (2013 (2013), BBD)
Movies:“Apollo Live” (2012), “Friday after Next”, “Crossover”, “Friday After Next”
TV shows:Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (video game)
Albums:New Edition: Candy Girl (1983), New Edition (1984), All for Love (1985), Under the Blue Moon (1986), Heart Break (1988), Home Again (1996), One Love (2004), Candy Girl 25th Anniversary Edition ; Bell Biv DeVoe: Poison (2008), Hootie Mack (1993), BBD (2001), Three Stripes (2017)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Officially signed to Bad Boy Records, with his group New Edition, on October 21, 2002. [October 2002]
2Has one son, Michael, Jr.
3Member of groups Bell Biv DeVoe and New Edition.
4Discovered the Bubblegum R&B act, Another Bad Creation, the teenage R&B quartet, Subway and the female R&B trio, 702.
5Has his own record label called Biv 10 Records
6Discovered the group, Boyz II Men.


Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsMost Performed Songs from Motion PicturesMo' Money (1992)· Ronnie DeVoe
· Jimmy Jam
· Terry Lewis


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Think Like a Man Too2014writer: "Do Me!"
The X Factor Philippines2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Community2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tropic Thunder2008writer: "Do Me!" 1990 - as Michael Bivins
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video Game writer: "Motownphilly"
40 Days and 40 Nights2002writer: "Do Me!" - as Michael Bivens
Mo' Money1992performer: "The Best Things in Life Are Free" - as Michael Bivins / writer: "The Best Things in Life Are Free" - as Michael Bivins
Full House1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
House Party 21991writer: "Motownphilly" - as Michael Bivins
Beverly Hills, 902101990TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Perfect Guy2015completedDecetive Rich Watkins (rumored)
Crossover2006Heart Attack (as Michael Bivens)
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video GameDJ Philip 'PM' Michaels (voice, as Michael Bivins)
Friday After Next2002Lil Chris (uncredited)
Knight Rider1985TV SeriesThe Kids

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Think Like a Man Too2014Himself (uncredited)
The BET Honors2014TV MovieHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
Unsung2012-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Apollo Live2012TV SeriesHimself - Judge (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
Life After2009TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2009TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special2005TV SpecialHimself / Performer (as New version, as New Edition)
Made You Look: Top 25 Moments of BET History2005TV Special documentaryHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
R U the Girl?2005TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Music2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The 19th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself (as New version, as New Edition)
Black in the 80s2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as New version, as New Edition)
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as New version, as New Edition)
Soul Train1984-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The 10th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Smokey Robinson2004TV MovieHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge2004TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHimself
20th Century Masters: The Best of New Edition - The DVD Collection2004Video shortHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
Essence Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHimself (as New version, as New Edition)
2nd Annual BET Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
The 24th Annual American Music Awards1997TV SpecialHimself (as New version, as New Edition)
Family Matters1996TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1996TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train Comedy Awards1993TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
Ebony/Jet Showcase1986-1993TV SeriesHimself
Second Annual Rock N' Jock B-Ball Jam1992TV SpecialCoach (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself (as Bell Biv De Voe)
The 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1991TV SpecialHimself / performer (as Bell Biv De Voe)
1990 Billboard Music Awards1990TV SpecialHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1990TV SeriesHimself
The 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (as Bell Biv De Voe)
The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards1989TV SpecialHimself / performer (as Bell Biv De Voe)
New Edition Past and Present1989VideoHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
The 4th Annual Black Gold Awards1987TV SpecialHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
The New Hollywood Squares1986TV SeriesGuest Appearance
New American Bandstand 19651984-1986TV SeriesHimself
The 3rd Annual Black Gold Awards1986TV SpecialHimself (as Michael Bivins Lamont)
Krush Groove1985Himself (New Edition) (as Michael Bivins)
Motown Returns to the Apollo1985TV SpecialHimself (as New version, as New Edition)
Solid Gold1985TV SeriesHimself
Be Somebody... or Be Somebody's Fool!1984VideoHimself (as New version, as New Edition)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1995TV SeriesHimself

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