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Warryn Stafford Campbell II was born on the 21st August 1975, in Los Angeles, California USA. He is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist as well as record producer also known under the nicknames Smiley and Baby Dubb. All the above mentioned talents are the sources of Warryn Campbell’s net worth, although he exclusively practices in contemporary gospel and R&B music genres. He has been active in the music industry since 1995.
How much is the net worth of Warryn Campbell? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the wealth of the musician is as much as $15 million, with the main sources of his fortune being music production and song writing.
Warryn Campbell Net Worth $15 Million
To start with, Warryn Stafford Campbell began his career as a musician when just a teenager. Being able to play various instruments, he was a member of the band named the New Vision. It should be noted that he became interested in music production in the years of adolescence, too. Later, he was discovered by the producer DJ Quik and suddenly jumped into the top Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with his third album “Safe + Sound” (1995). The album has been certified gold with the sales of 500,000 in USA. The singles “Safe + Sound” as well as “Dollaz & Sense” are considered to be some of the best pieces created by Warryn, but to add more, he has won three Grammy Awards, one for the Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance (“Get Up”) and two for the Best Gospel Songs (“God in Me” and “Go Get It”). However, he is well known not only as a performer and song writer but also as a producer, and it should be said that he has won five Grammy Awards as a producer. In 2000, Yolanda Adams’s album “Mountain High… Valley Low” produced by Warryn Campbell won Grammy in the category of Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album. In 2001 and 2002, Mary Mary’s album “Thankful” and Alicia Keys’s album “Songs in A Minor” were respectively recognized as the Best R&B Albums worth Grammy. To everyone’s surprise, Kanye West’s albums “Late Registration” produced by Warryn won the Grammy as the Best Rap Album. Another Campbell-produced album which won Grammies was Jennifer Hudson’s “Jennifer Hudson”. Needless to say, the previously mentioned albums have added to the total size of Warryn Campbell’s net worth.
Furthermore, as a songwriter Warryn has collaborated with many artists including Musiq Soulchild, Dru Hill, Shanice, Kelly Price, Mario, Men of Standard, Dave Hollister, Brandy, Kierra Sheard, Missy Elliott, Mos Def, Dayna Caddell, Yolanda Adams, Xzibit, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Mary Mary and many others. He is also one of the founding members of the gospel music group The Soul Seekers which has been active since 2000.
Finally, in the personal life of the singer, songwriter, musician and producer, he married Erica Campbell, the gospel singer and songwriter, in 2001, and the two has three children. Unfortunately, it was reported that Campbell was diagnosed with cancer, and in 2008, one kidney was removed as a result.