Chrisette Michele Payne or better known as just Chrisette Michele is an American singer. She has gained popularity for signing R&B and soul music. She is also a popular songwriter and has won several awards for her beautifully composed songs. Her associations with other artists have also remained successful. So without further ado, let’s check out the net worth of Chrisette in 2018.
Chrisette Michele Early Life
Chrisette Michele was born in the year 1982 on 8th December in New York in America. She was raised in Patchogue which was a small village situated on Long Island. Both her parents were working. Her father being a sociologist and her mother being a psychologist. She was interested in music since she was a little kid. She performed gospel music when she was in high school and also led choirs. She took admission in Five Towns College which was situated in Dix Hills in New York. There, she studied music and graduated with a degree in vocal performance.
Chrisette Michele Career, Awards, and Achievements
Chrisette’s debut album was released in the year 2007 on 18th June which was named I Am. She started recording from the year 2006. This album was released under the Def Jam record label. This album consisted of four singles namely, Best of Me, If I Have My Way, Love Is You and Be OK. The song Love Is You was released in the year 2008. The song named, If I Have My Way ranked twenty-four on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and the song Best of Me ranked twenty-two in the US Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks. Michele released her second album named after herself in the year 2009. She started recording this album from the year 2008.
The single from this album was released in the year 2009 named Epiphany. This song was ranked 89 on the chart of Billboard Hot 100. It ranked number one on Billboard 200 and was so popular that sold a total of 83,000 copies. Other singles which were released in the following months of the same year, are as follows – What You Do, Fragile and Blame It On Me. Her third album named Let Freedom Reign was released in the year 2010. It consisted of singles named Goodbye Game, I’m a Star and I Don’t Know Why, But I Do. This album ranked twenty-five on the US Billboard 200 chart and sold a total of 42,000 copies in the very first week of its release.
Chrisette Michele has also collaborated and worked with various artists. She was featured in The Game, a rapper’s album named LAX. She also worked with Jay-Z and was featured on one of the singles from his album named Kingdom Come. She also made appearances on albums of The Roots which was a hip-hop band. She wrote a song for the American sitcom named Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. The name of the song was I Gotta Love Jones. Other rappers and musicians with whom she had worked are Rick Ross and Drake etc.Her fourth album was released in the year 2013 was named Better. She has also released a single named Steady in that same year.
Awards and Achievements
Chrisette Michele has won various awards and nominations for her R&B and jazz music. She won the Centric Music Award in the year 2008. In the year 2009, she won the prestigious Grammy Award. Other than this, she has also been nominated for various other awards like BET Award, Vibe Music Award, and NAACP Image Awards etc.
Net Worth of Chrisette Michele
The net worth of the R&B singer and songwriter, Chrisette Michele is estimated to be around $1.5 million. Her collaborations and her album releases have mainly contributed to this.
Chrisette Michele is an amazing singer. Her songs are very popular among jazz lovers and she continues to inspire many of her works.