D’Angelo is an American singer, record producer, and songwriter. He rose to prominence after he released his debut solo album Brown Sugar which sold more than 2 million copies. Furthermore, he won a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal for Really Love and Voodoo won for Best R&B Album.

D’Angelo
D’Angelo

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So far, he has released three albums, Brown Sugar, Voodoo, and Black Messiah. Black Messiah also claimed critically success and peaked at number five on the US Billboard 200.

Early Life, Childhood and Education

D’Angelo was born on February 11, 1974, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Talking about his nationality, he is American and his ethnicity is African-American. He is the son of Luther Archer Sr. and Mariann Smith.

From the beginning of his childhood, he had a keen interest in music as he began to play piano from the very early age of three. As he was dropped out from school, he moved to New York and pursue his music career.

Career, Net Worth, and Awards

D’Angelo began his music career from the early age when he started to play the piano. After leaving the school, he moved to New York and pursue his music career. Later, he involved as a member of the hip-hop group I.D.U.He came into the spotlight after he released his debut solo album Brown Sugar which sold more than 2 million copies.

Furthermore, he won a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal for Really Love and Voodoo won for Best R&B Album. At the age of 17, he won Amateur Night at the Apollo with Johnny Gill’s “Rub You the Right Way.” Back in 2004, he also wrote “U Will Know,” by Black Men United which consist several popular singers such as Brian McKnight, H-Town, Lenny Kravitz, R. Kelly, Usher, and few others.

Following the success of Brown Sugar, he released his second album Voodoo in 2000. As he launched the album, it went at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart selling over 320,000 copies in its first week. Furthermore, it also entered the Billboard 200 on February 12, 2000, and continue to remain for 33 consecutive weeks.Two of its singles, “Devil’s Pie” and “Left & Right”, peaked at number 69 and number 70 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

D’Angelo landed his third album Black Messiah in December 2014. During the first week of its release, Black Messiah debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 and sold 117,000 copies in the United States.Moreover, it also became claimed critically success and currently scored 95{{100 mean score on review aggregator Metacritic.

Additionally, in 2016, the veteran singer won a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal for Really Love and Voodoo won for Best R&B Album.Being a famous singer and record producer, he pockets a massive amount of money from his profession. Currently, he has a net worth of $2 million.

As of now, he has won a couple of awards including a Grammy for Best Male R&B Vocal for Really Love and Voodoo won for Best R&B Album. In addition, he has also received Grammy for Black Messiah as Best R&B Album and “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” for Best Male R&B Vocal.

Rumors and Controversy

Back in 2005, he faced a huge criticism as he was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine. Previously, he also met an accident due to marijuana possession.As a result, he left Virgin Records in 2005 and joined the Crossroads Centre rehabilitation clinic in Antigua.

Body Measurements

D’Angelo has a height of 5 feet 6 inches and his weight is unknown. Moreover, he has a pair of brown eyes and black eyes. Apart from that, there is not any information regarding his other body measurements.

Social Media Profile

D’Angelo is hugely active on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Currently, he has almost 31k followers on Instagram, more than 88k followers on Twitter and around 502k followers on Facebook.

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Additionally, he also runs a YouTube channel on which he has crossed over 58k subscribers.

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