Keith Sweat net worth" Keith Sweat is an American singer and songwriter who has a net worth of -$250 thousand dollars. A singer-songwriter and producer, Keith Sweat began his career as part of the group, "Jamilah" in the mid-70s. He then became a solo artist in 1984. His most successful years were from the late 80s to mid-90s, during which time he scored a string of top 100 hits. Recently, he has begun to groom other artists and groups, including Silk, Kut Klose, and Ol' Skool. Unfortunately Keith has also run into various financial issues in the last few years. Sweat was sued by a mortgage company for failing to make payments on a house in Detroit. The mortgage company was eventually awarded $250,000 in damages which it has still yet to collect. The mortgage company is now attempting to garnish Sweat's wages and get a lien on his other assets.