Brian McKnight is a singer, songwriter, and actor. Brian McKnight net worth of around $20 million. He is an American and was born in Buffalo, New York. McKnight is known for his work in the R&B and soul genres and has released numerous albums throughout his career.
He has also appeared on television and in film and is a talented musician who plays a variety of instruments, including the piano, guitar, and trumpet.
Brian Mcknight early life
Brian McKnight was born on June 5, 1969, in Buffalo, New York. He grew up in a musical family and began playing the piano at the age of 3. McKnight’s father, Claude McKnight, was a member of the R&B group Take 6, and his mother, Lillian, was a piano teacher.
McKnight has four brothers who are also musicians, and he and his siblings formed a group called Take 6 Jr. when they were young. McKnight attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he studied music composition and arranging.
After college, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music.
Brian Mcknight career
Brian McKnight began his career as a musician in the 1990s, releasing his first album, “Brian McKnight”, in 1992. The album spawned the hit single “One Last Cry” and was certified gold.
McKnight’s subsequent albums, including “I Remember You” (1995) and “Anytime” (1997), also achieved success, and he became known for his soulful voice and his ability to play a variety of instruments, including the piano, guitar, and trumpet.
In addition to his work as a recording artist, McKnight has also worked as a songwriter and producer for other artists, and he has written and produced music for film and television.
He has also acted in a number of TV shows and movies, including the drama series “ER” and the comedy “The Parkers”.
McKnight has won several awards throughout his career, including a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for his single “Back at One”.