Erykah Badu Net Worth

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She’s called a performer, vocalist, recording artist and record-producer and all these vocations have played a massive part in regards to raising Erykah Badu net worth. When she was still-living in her home town, when she started a present of DAngelo in 1994, she started her career in amusement. As a consequence, Erykah Badu got the opportunity to signal to Kedar Enjoyment. In 1997, her first record under this particular label was launched, that was called Baduizm. RIAA certified the record as triple Platinum. In the exact same year, her stay album was launched, that was labeled Live.

Erykah Badu Net Worth $12 Million Dollars

Two tunes from this record were introduced, called Apple and Tyrone Tree. RIAA certified the record as Double-Platinum. In 2003, Erykah Badu launched another record called Worldwide Under-Ground. These tunes were introduced from this record, Again in the Day (Puff) and Risk. RIAA qualified this record as Gold. The record got both commercial and critical achievement.

In 2000, still another record of the vocalist premiered, that was called Mamas Gun. Three hits from this record were released, including Cleva, Didnt Cha Understand and Bag Girl. RIAA certified the record as Platinum. Thus, the revenue of each of these records added up to the overall approximation of Erykah Badu net worth.

Erykah Badu is integrating three songs genres in to these being jazz, her songs, rap and RnB. Erykah Badu can be credited with lifting neo soul music music genre. Therefore, as a consequence, she’s occasionally called The Queen of Neo-Soul or The First Woman of Nu Soul. Initially in her songs profession, Erykah Badu was recognized for sporting big headbands, which was 1 of her hallmarks. As a recording artist, Erykah Badu has been compared rather on a number of occasions to Billie Vacation.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 26, 1971
Birth place: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height:4 ft 11 in (1.52 m)
Profession:Singer-songwriter, Actor, Record producer, Disc jockey, Musician, Social activist
Education:Grambling State University, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Booker T. Washington High School, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
Nationality:United States of America
Children:Seven Sirius Benjamin, Mars Merkaba Thedford, Puma Sabti Curry
Parents:William Wright Jr., Kolleen Maria Gipson
Siblings:Nayrok Wright, Eevin Wright, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
Awards:Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best R&B Album, BET Award for Video of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, BET Award for Video Director of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, Soul Train Music Award for Video of the Year, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Music Video, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Album of the Year, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
Nominations:Grammy Award for Best New Artist, BET Award for Best Collaboration, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, Grammy Award for Best Music Video, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, BET Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects, Soul Train Music Award for Best Dance Performance, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration, Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance, Soul Train Music Award for Album of the Year, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song, Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media, MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album, Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist, Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Drama, Billboard Music Award for Female R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, On & On, Bag Lady, Window Seat
Movies:The Land, The Cider House Rules, House of D, Blues Brothers 2000, They Die By Dawn, One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute, MTV 20: Jams, Holistic Wellness for the Hip-Hop Generation, Jools Holland: Later ... Hip Hop Soul, Hip Hop Nation: Vol. 4
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Son Seven was born in 1997.
2Third child, daughter, Mars Merkaba, born February 1, 2009.
3Expecting her third child. [September 27, 2008].
4Has a younger brother and sister.
5Was engaged to rapper Common. They were together from 2000 to 2002.
6She gave birth to daughter, Puma, on July 5, 2004 in her Dallas home. Father is rapper The D.O.C..
7Ranked #100 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
8Is a vegetarian.
9Attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
101998 - Named one of "People" magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People
11Named her son Seven. Father is ex-boyfriend André Benjamin of the rap group Outkast. For which the rap song "Mrs. Jackson" was based upon, in 2000.


Quotes

#Quote
1Music and the music business are two different things.
2I don't read music or anything, so when I produce, I go basically by ear.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Art Direction· Veronica Logsdon
· Janelle Monáe (artist)
2003Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest SongBrown Sugar (2002)· Common (Writer, Performer)
· Raphael Saadiq (Writer)
· James Poyser (Writer)
· Madukwu Chinwah (Writer)
· Glenn Standridge (Writer)
· Robert C. Ozuna (Writer)
2000Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical - Best Supporting ActressThe Cider House Rules (1999)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Urban/Alternative Performance· Sergio Mendes
· Will.i.am
2004GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Vocal Performance - FemaleFor the song "Back in the Day."
2003GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual MediaBrown Sugar (2002)· Madukwu Chinwah
· Common
· Robert C. Ozuna
· James Poyser
· Raphael Saadiq
· Glenn Standridge
2000Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, DramaThe Cider House Rules (1999)
2000ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion PictureThe Cider House Rules (1999)· Jane Alexander
· Kathy Baker
· Michael Caine
· Kieran Culkin
· Delroy Lindo
· Tobey Maguire
· Kate Nelligan
· Paul Rudd
· Charlize Theron
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Vocal Performance - FemaleFor the song "Tyrone."
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B AlbumFor the album "Live!".
1998GrammyGrammy AwardsBest New Artist


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moonlight2016/Iperformer: "TYRONE" / writer: "TYRONE" - as Erica Wright
BET Awards 20162016TV Movie performer: "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Power2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game performer: "See Thru To U" / writer: "See Thru To U" - as Erica Wright
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-19752011Documentary performer: "I Want A World" / writer: "I Want A World"
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV Special performer: "Medley: Out My Mind, Just In Time; Window Seat" / writer: "Medley: Out My Mind, Just In Time; Window Seat"
Sex and the City 22010performer: "Window Seat" / writer: "Window Seat" - as Erica Wright
The Wire2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dave Chappelle's Block Party2005Documentary performer: "Back in the Day", "Love of My Life", "You Got Me" / writer: "Back in the Day", "Love of My Life"
The Man2005performer: "Bandy Bandy"
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Later... With Jools Holland2004TV Series performer - 1 episode
House of D2004performer: "Melissa"
Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brown Sugar2002performer: "Love of My Life An Ode to Hip Hop" / producer: "Love of My Life An Ode to Hip Hop" / writer: "Love of My Life An Ode to Hip Hop"
Pootie Tang2001as Erica Wright, "Southern Girl" / performer: "Southern Girl"
Drop the Beat2000TV Series performer: "Southern Gul"
Bamboozled2000performer: "Hollywood" 1977, "The Light" Remix
Next Friday2000writer: "Tyrone"
Blues Brothers 20001998performer: "Funky Nassau"
Eve's Bayou1997performer: "A Child With The Blues"
New York Undercover1997TV Series 1 episode
High School High1996performer: "Your Precious Love"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Legends of Chamberlain Heights2016TV Series
The Land2016Turquoise
Hand of God2015TV SeriesApril
Black Dynamite2014-2015TV SeriesHoe Crows
They Die by Dawn2013Stagecoach Mary
House of D2004Lady / Bernadette
Kid's Lives... Starring Erykah Badu2004Video shortHost
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002TV SeriesMusical Guest
The Cider House Rules1999Rose Rose
Blues Brothers 20001998Queen Mousette
Erykah Badu: On & On1997Video short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Karter Hall2017grateful thanks post-production
N.O.L.A Circus2015very special thanks
Interludes2012inspiration
StarCraft1998Video Game thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010-2016TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself
Wild 'N Out2016TV SeriesHerself - Team Captain
The Real2015TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest Vocalist
2015 Soul Train Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Host
Black Girls Rock!2015TV MovieHerself
What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music2014DocumentaryHerself
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013TV SeriesHerself
Yo Gabba Gabba!2013TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHerself
2013 Billboard Music Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Janelle Monáe: Q.U.E.E.N.2013Video shortHerself
The BET Honors2013TV MovieHerself
Soul Power!2013TV Series documentaryHerself, vocalist
Late Show with David Letterman1997-2012TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Musical Guest
Independent Lens2012TV Series documentary
Diary of a Decade: The Story of a Movement2012DocumentaryHerself
Re:Generation2011Documentary
VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul2011TV MovieHerself - Performer
Black Girls Rock! 20112011TV MovieHerself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2011TV SeriesHerself
The Art of Blending2011/IIShortHerself
The Art of Blending2011/IShortHerself
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-19752011DocumentaryHerself (voice)
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHerself
The Wanda Sykes Show2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest Performer
Chelsea Lately2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHerself
Teenage Paparazzo2010DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
2009 Soul Train Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The Brian McKnight Show2009TV SeriesHerself
Say My Name2009/IDocumentary
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997-2008TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Musical Guest
Girlfriends2007TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHerself
3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2006TV MovieHerself
September in Brooklyn: The Making of 'Block Party'2006Video documentary shortHimself
Before the Music Dies2006DocumentaryHerself - Musician
Building the 'House of D'2005Video shortHerself
Dave Chappelle's Block Party2005DocumentaryHerself
Tavis Smiley2005TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHerself
Chappelle's Show2004TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Musical Guest
Essence Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
9th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Performer
3rd Annual BET Awards2003TV Special documentaryHerself
100 Greatest Videos2003TV Movie documentaryHerself - Commentator
34th NAACP Image Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Def Poetry2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The 44th Annual Grammy Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Stars: An Oscar's Party2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
2002 Trumpet Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
MTV 20: Jams2001VideoHerself (segment "On & On")
Erykah Badu Live2001DocumentaryHerself
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The Lyricist Lounge Show2000TV SeriesHerself (2000)
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Best Makeup
The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Performer
2000 Essence Awards2000TV SpecialHerself
One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute1999TV Movie documentaryHerself - Performer
The Cider House Rules: The Making of an American Classic1999Video documentary shortHerself
29th NAACP Image Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
The 40th Annual Grammy Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Unplugged1997TV Series documentaryHerself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards1997TV SpecialHerself - Host
Later... With Jools Holland1997TV SeriesHerself
New York Undercover1997TV SeriesHerself
The Chris Rock Show1997TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Later... With Jools Holland2004TV SeriesHerself
The Award Show Awards Show2003TV Special documentaryHerself
VH1: All Access2003TV SeriesHerself

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