How Brian McKnight Built His Multi-Million Dollar Net Worth Through Music and Business Ventures?

Brian Mcknight Net Worth

One of the performers with the most Grammy nominations is Brian McKnight. McKnight’s worldwide success is undeniable, despite the fact that he has yet to bring one home. Keep reading to find out how much money he has.

Similar to fellow Canadian rock act Nickelback, Brian McKnight rose to prominence in the late ’90s and early ’00s. McKnight is tied for second place with rapper/songwriter Snoop Dog and mastering engineer Christ Gehringer for the most Grammy nominations without a win.

Brian Mcknight Net Worth

Singer, songwriter, and record producer Brian McKnight of the United States has a $10 million fortune. Singer Brian McKnight is well-known for his distinctive falsetto and impressive vocal range.

Over the course of his career, he has been nominated for many Grammys. McKnight has also had guest appearances on “Sister, Sister” and the 2009 comedy film “Black Dynamite.”

Brian Mcknight’s Successful Albums With Motown and Grammy Nominations

Brian Mcknight's Successful Albums With Motown and Grammy Nominations

McKnight joined Motown after leaving Mercury in 1998 and issued the album Christmas His Bethlehem under the label. Then he put out Back at One, his best-selling album to date with over 3 million copies sold.

Singles “Stay or Let It Go,” “Win,” and “Back at One” showcases an eclectic blend of hip-hop, balladry, and modern R&B. In the United States, the latter peaked at position two on the Billboard Hot 100 and became McKnight’s best-selling single. Meanwhile, the record was shortlisted for the Best R&B Album Grammy.

Superhero, McKnight’s subsequent album, was released in 2001 and debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200. Both the album’s lead song “Love of My Life” and its follow-up “Still” were nominated for Grammys. McKnight’s seventh studio album, U-Turn, was released in 2003.

The lead track “Shoulda, Coulda, Coulda” from his album also peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance. McKnight’s last album for Motown was 2005’s Gemini. It was the highest-charting album for the vocalist, debuting at No. 4.

Brian Mcknight Sues Former Accountant for $1.5 Million in Unpaid Taxes and Penalties

The allegations of a massive fraud committed against Brian McKnight by his former accountant surfaced in February 2014. McKnight filed suit against the ex-associate because he owed $1.5 million in taxes and penalties after failing to pay them for more than ten consecutive years.

Brian said at the time that a bank had placed a lien on his home and the IRS had suspended his music royalty payments due to his financial difficulties. Additionally, Brian’s license was revoked because of his tax debt.

Brian Sells Chatsworth Property for Profit

For just around $1.3 million, Brian purchased a property in Chatsworth, California, back in 1999. In August of the current year (2019), he sold the house for just under $1.8 million.

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