Erykah Badu Net Worth

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Erykah Badu Net Worth
Net Worth:
$12 Million
Date of Birth
February 26, 1971
Place of Birth
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Record producer, Disc jockey, Musician, Social activist

Erykah Badu net worth: Erykah Badu is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist and actress who has a net worth of $12 million. Erykah Badu has earned her net worth through her hit recordings, as well as her many acting roles in films and her television appearances. Born Erica Abi Wright on February 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas, Badu is best known for her role in the rise of the neo soul sub-genre. Over the years she saw the release of 5 studio albums (her debut album Baduizm being certified platinum), which brought her international fame and worldwide critical acclaim embellished with American Music, BET and Grammy Awards among other accolades. In addition to her edgy remarkable sound that contains R&B, hip hop and jazz elements, Badu was also recognizable for wearing very large and colorful head-wraps that eventually became her signature accessory. As a core member of the Soulquarians, she was often referred to as the "First Lady of Neo-Soul" or the "Queen of Neo-Soul," while for her musical sensibilities was frequently compared to jazz great Billie Holiday. Concurrently, Badu has made numerous appearances as an actress, playing a range of supporting roles in movies such as Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999) and House of D (2004). She also can be seen speaking at length in the documentaries Before the Music Dies (2006) and in The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011).

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Erykah Badu

Erykah Abi Wright, better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist, and actress. Badu's career began after opening a show for D'Angelo in 1994 in her hometown; Kedar Massenburg was highly impressed with her performance ...
Singer-songwriter / Actor / Record producer / Disc jockey / Musician / Social activist
Date of Birth
  • February 26, 1971
  • Erica Abi Wright
  • Erica Abie Wright
  • Loretta Brown
  • Analog Girl in a Digital World
  • Fat Belly Bella
  • Medulla Oblongata
  • First Lady of Neo-Soul
  • Queen of Neo-Soul
  • Low Down Loretta Brown
  • Maria Mexico
  • African American
  • 4 ft 11 in (1.52 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • House of D
    Lady / Bernadette
  • The Cider House Rules
    Rose Rose
  • Holistic Wellness for the Hip-Hop Generation
  • Dave Chappelle's Block Party
  • Blues Brothers 2000
    Queen Mousette
  • 42nd Grammy Awards
  • MTV 20: Jams
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