Jon B is a lyric writer, singer as well as a record producer who came to limelight in 1990’s with his debut studio album titled “Bonafide”. He has also penned for the albums of great artist like Michael Jackson and Toni Braxton. He has released nearly 7 albums after Bonafide. To know more about Jon B and his net worth in 2018, read the following article.
Jon B Early Life
Jon B whose birth name is Jonathan David Buck was born on November 11, 1974 in Rhode Island and brought up in Pasadena, California. He was born to a professor of music David and a concert pianist Linda and his siblings were Deborah, a violinist and his brother Kevin a cellist. Jon B has been married to his second wife Danette Jackson since 2007.
Jon B Career, Awards & Achievement
Even before getting fame Jon B used to write songs for , Color Me Badd, Toni Braxton, Michael Jackson, and the Spice Girls. In 1995 his first debut album named Bonafide has become very successful selling over 1 million copies. In 1997 he released his second album titled Cool Relax and it has been certified as Double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). After that Jon B has worked along with the people Dominiquinn and Silky Deluxe and done the album Retro Futuristo which was not released officially.
In 2001 he released an album named “Pleasures U like” which has certified as platinum. In 2004 he released album titled “Stronger Everyday” which has stolen many hearts followed by album “Holiday wishes: From me to you” and “Helpless Romantic” which was not popular due to lack of tour/ publicity. His latest album was released in 2012 named “Comfortable Swagg”. In 2017 Jon B was back with a new project for his hard core fans, after that there were no albums yet.
Mean while he has written and produced records for Luther Vandross, Gina Thompson and Toni Braxton.
Awards & Achievements
He has so many nominations starting from the year 1995. In 1995 he has a nomination by Grammy Awards for “Someone to Love”. In 1998 he has nominations in 6 categories by Billboard Music Award named Top Hot R&B Singles Sales, R&B Artist, R&B Singles Artists – Male as well as R&B Artists – Male, Hot R&B Single and also has nominations for Best Male Single for They Don’t Know/Are U Still Down from Soul Train Music Awards.
Net worth of Jon B
The estimated net worth of Jon B is more than $5.5 million. Jon B has made this fortune by writing Songs, singing and as a record producer. This was all started when he caught attention of Tracey Edmonds who was President and CEO of Yab-Yum Records then.
Jon B is well known for his singles “Someone to Love” and “They Don’t Know”. He is not only a singer but well with the musical instruments named Vocals, piano, drums, bass, and keyboards. He started his career at the age of 18 and later captured millions of hearts by beautiful albums and he has fans that has been supporting from 20 years.