The mention of the name Kenneth Brian Edmonds does not ring a bell, but if I say Babyface, everybody will relate to the name. Babyface is an American singer, record producer, and songwriter. He is known to have written 26 number-one hits throughout his career. He was ranked number 20 on NME’s 50 of The Greatest Producers Ever list.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Babyface Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Babyface was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. He was born and brought up in a family of six brothers, where he was the fifth born. His mother worked at a pharmaceutical plant as a production operator. Babyface was a very shy man during his youth, and he used to write songs to express his emotions. He made a decision to make a career in music after his father died, and he saw his mother’s struggle to raise her kids.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Kenneth Brian Edmonds|
|Age:||62 years old|
|Birth Date:||10 April 1958|
|Birth Place:||Indianapolis, Indiana|
|Parents:||Barbara and Marvin Edmonds|
|Spouse:||Nicole Pantenburg (m. 2014), Tracey Edmonds (m. 1992–2007)|
|Children:||Dylan Michael, Peyton Nicole, Brandon Edmonds|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, record producer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$220 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Babyface was born on 10th April 1958. That makes him 62 years old today. The legendary producer weight 83 kg and has a height of 1.76 m.
Education, School/College University
Babyface attained his education in Indianapolis’ based school by the name of North Central High School. It was during his school days that he knew he could write music and decided to make a career out of it.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Babyface was the son of Marvin Edmonds and Barbara Edmonds. His father died of lung cancer when he was in high school. His mother, who worked at a pharmaceutical company, raised him together with his five brothers. Becomes from the Afro-American ethnicity and American nationality. He is a republican.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Yes. He is married to Nicole Pantenburge. He was first married to Tracey Edmonds in 1992, and they divorced in 2005. They had two sons. He has a daughter with his current wife.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||17 May 2014|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Babyface Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Nicole Pantenburg (m. 2014), Tracey Edmonds (m. 1992–2007)|
|Kids:||Dylan Michael, Peyton Nicole, Brandon Edmonds|
Professional Life and Career
The professional career of Babyface kicked off by him playing with Bootsy Collins, who was a funk performer. He later played for Manchild. He later started to
play the keyboard for the group called The Deele. His songwriting career came into the limelight in 1983, when he wrote a song for Midnight Star by the name of Slow Jam.
He released his solo album in 1986, called Lovers. This album was followed in 1989 by another one called Tender Love. This album was a big hit, and it became a multi-platinum album which peaked to number one on the R&B charts in the U.S. The album was followed by For The Cool in You, in 1993.
Babyface released his fourth studio in 1996, and it was titled The Day. Two years later, Babyface released an album with the title Christmas with Babyface. His other albums include Face 2 Face, Grown & Sexy, Love, Marriage and Divorce, and Playlist. His most recent release is an album called Return of the Tender Lover, which was released in 2015.
Apart from those albums, Babyface as well produced hit singles like Hurt You, Fire, Love Saw It, It’s No Crime, and There She Goes, among others. He has also released platinum-certified live albums. As a writer, Babyface has written music for almost all the famous musicians we know today. He has also acted in various films, including an episode in Beverly Hills, 90210.
Awards & Nominations
Babyface won the Billboard Music Award for Hot R&B Songwriter in 1998. He has won three American Music Awards out of four nominations. In 2000, he won the ASCAP Film and Television Music Award. Babyface has also won BMI Awards 8times, and six times BMI Film & TV Awards. To top it up, he has won 11 Grammy Awards out of 50 nominations.
Babyface Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of July 2020, The estimated net worth of Babyface is $220 million. This means that he is among the wealthiest people in the world. His musical career is the primary source of his wealth. He has written songs for big names throughout the years. He is also the founder of a production company that is growing rapidly.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
The legendary music producer has had just small controversies in his career. Some of the controversies arise when there is a fall out with an artist. He has managed to keep his cool in all situations for the betterment of his company.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 30k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 50k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 12k followers.
Babyface is very popular in the music industry; in fact, some people say he is the godfather of R&B. He has won several awards for his music productions and writing. The success has not come from anywhere, though; it has come from his determination and hard work. He has turned out to be a true legend, having written a total of 26 number-one songs in the span of his career.