Teddy Riley is a great singer, musician and record producer who also knows keyboard playing and is a great songwriter as well. He has worked with the most famous artists like Michael Jackson, Dough E. Fresh, and Keith Sweat and also with Jane Child. Now let’s have a close look on Teddy Riley’s net worth in 2018.
Teddy Riley Early Life
Edward Theodore Riley was born on October 8, 1967, in the St. Nicholas Houses, New York. As a great mind, he started playing several instruments in the church, and one of his uncles has a club The Rooftop in which he spends most of the times. At the age of 14, he started making tracks to his rap music. He also made a group at the very young age with the name ‘Kids at work’ and also launched his song Go See the doctor and Kool Moe Dee. The song has been reached to the millions of viewers and also made the position #89 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1986.
Teddy Riley Career
Riley started his career in 1987 and formed his group R&B by joining hands with the Timmy Gatling and Aaron Hall. This group has been managed by the Riley and Gene Griffin but showed in Riley’s Production. After 2 years of the group, he has created a new song ‘I Get the Job Done’ and side by side working for ‘The Winans’ and ‘The Jacksons.’ With the Jane Child Remix, he has made great popularity and got the most of the views for this album.
Teddy also released the second album of ‘The Future,’ their production also made half of the album of Michael Jackson as Dangerous. This album has crossed all the records, and the copies of this album were sold with more than 32 million in a single time.
After the success of the first group, Riley has decided to make a new group with the name Blackstreet. This group was made in 1991 and has made great collections of a hit in the 90’s and has been disbanded in the year 2011.
In 2000, Teddy also got the chance to work with the Spice Girl Melanie B for the three debut album ‘I Believe,’ ‘ABC 123’ and ‘Pack Your S**t.’
When Riley has achieved a great stand, some incident happens, and the whole recording studio has been burned due to fire. It was really a bad time for him, and the officer has investigated and found that this fire caused by the electric connection problem. In 2009, he started his work again and performed in the award function. Riley also collaborates with the Lady Gaga and provide write the track for her album Teeth.
Awards & Achievements
Teddy Relay has made a great studio and has recorded several albums with the most popular personalities. He has made his first group as R&B and with the successful working of it, Teddy made another group as Blackstreet and released most popular albums like Guy in 1988, The Future in 1990 and Guy III in 2000. With Blackstreet, he has made his first album in 1994 and then after two years release the ‘Another level,’ the last level II was released in the year 2003 and made successful achievements in his life.
Net worth of Teddy Riley
Riley has started the work from the depth, and now he has reached a net worth of $3 million. He has made different albums, one of his best creations Jack Swing has made him to the high. Teddy never thought that he gets the offer from the great artists and he gets the chance to work with them. From the last five years, he has made an increment in his wealth and reached the higher position.
Working from the childhood is great hard work in itself. Riley gets the full support from his family and also from the uncle who has a great club where Riley has spent most of the time. Working hard in the worst conditions has made him a great rapper as well record producer.