Keri Hilson has a net worth of $25. She is a singer, songwriter and actress. She started out by writing songs for other artists and then began singing herself. She released her first album in 2009. This was her breakthrough and it won her two Grammy nominations, besides achieving gold status.
Keri Hilson Net Worth - $25 Million
Birth Name - Keri Lynn Hilson
Date of birth - December 5, 1982
Zodiac Sign - Sagittarius
Birth Place - Decatur, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 5' 9"
Profession - Singer, Actress, Songwriter;
The album, “In a Perfect World”, of March 2009 made it to the Billboard 200 chart at position four. Her hit song from this album was also number one on the Top R n B or Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album hit sales of 94,000 copies on its first week. In October 2009, her album went gold.
Keri first featured in the movie“Think Like a Man” in 2012. It was a romantic comedy film. Thereafter, she appeared in science fiction action film “Riddick”in 2013together with Vin Diesel.
Keri has won several music awards. She was awarded the BET Award for Best New Artist in 2007, MOBO Award for Best R&B/Soul Act in 2009, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist in 2009, Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration in 2009. She did performances with Ne-Yo and Kanye West. She also boasts of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist in 2010 and Get Schooled Award in 2011.
She is a popular guest performer on other artists’ albums. She has worked with Nas, Timbaland and Sean Paul.
Keri began singing at the age of 14and at this time, she signed up with agirls’ group D'Signe. She also spent these early years writing songs and performing as a background vocalist for Ludacris, Ciara, Toni Braxton and Usher.
Keri joined a group of song-writers and producers, The Clutch, who are behind the songs Britney Spears' “Gimme More” and Mary J. Blige's “Take Me as I Am”. She co-wrote these songs. She also signed to Timbaland's record label Mosley Music Group.
In 2008, she featured in some famous songs. She was part of the music videos for Ne-Yo's single “Miss Independent” and Usher's single “Love in This Club”.
The Life of Keri Hilson
Keri Hilson was born in Decatur, Georgia in December 5, 1982. She goes by the full name Keri Lynn Hilson. She is an American who pursued music from an early age. She spent most of her teenage years with song producer and was a backup singer for a number of artists. She spent some time with producer Anthony Dent. She also attended Emory University in Atlanta to study theatre.
She has done songs for singers like Omarion and The Pussycat Dolls. She has two albums under her name. She has also appeared in several songs, such as T.I’s “Got Your Back”, Timbaland’s “The Way I Are” and Trina’s “Million Dollar Girl”.
Her acting is sporadic. She has mainly been a song writer and backup singer to a number of hip-hop and R&B artists. Her early girls’ band D’Signescattered before gaining fame. She did song writing while at the Emory University.
Appearing in Timbaland’s song “The Way I Are” in 2007was a breakthrough for Keri. The song was at the top of the charts and was popular worldwide. In addition, she has had a number of impressive accolades during her career.
Keri was raised in a modest middle-class family and in an African-American neighbourhood. She has three siblings: Kye, Kelsee and Kaycee. Her parents drove her to school every morning. It was a one-hour drive away. She therefore had to rise early for school. Her parents believed in providing her with the best education.
Her dream of being a musician began at the age of 12. She aspired to be a musician after watching Showtime in the Apollo and Star Search. She signed up for piano lessons. Her piano teacher also gave her vocal lessons.
She made her first coins after meeting Anthony Dent, a gifted songwriter, backup singer and music producer. He worked with the big names in the music industry and introduced Keri to them. Through Anthony, she began writing for Spears and Usher.
While with The Clutch group, she created songs like “Ice Box” by Omarion and “Like a Boy” by Ciara. The group comprised of Keri, Belawa Muhammad, Zeke Lewis, J. Que Smith and Dg Nelson.
Her first album “In a Perfect World” had six singles: “Return the Favor”, “Slow Dance, “Energy”, “Knock You Down”, “Turnin Me On”and “Make Love”. It received the Gold certification from RIAA. This was the album that made her net worth shoot to the stars. Keri is also a dancer and has done several other albums.
She became famous because of her hard work and exceptional pieces. She does tours and live shows. She has been a lead artist in countless singles and has featured in many other videos. Additionally, she has had other breakthroughs like a deal with Camel Lights and Essence.