Keith Sweat

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Full Name Keith Sweat
Age 58 Years Old
Nick Name Sweat
Gender Male
Famous As Singer and Songwriter
Birth Date July 22, 1961
Birth Place Harlem

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Keith Douglas Sweat famed as Keith Sweat is an American singer as well as a songwriter. He is an early figure in the new jack swing musical movement. He is famous for his collection of hits including "I Want Her", "Make It Last Forever", "I'll Give All My Love to You", "Make You Sweat", "Get Up on It", "Twisted" and "Nobody". He has released 13 solo albums and 2 as a part of the R&B supergroup LSG and discovered the group's Silk and Kut Klose. He is the host of a nationally syndicated radio show "The Sweat Hotel". He is active on different social media networking sites. He has over followers on his 132.8K Twitter account. He uses Instagram with over 298.8 K followers. And his Facebook also holds more than 1 M followers. Scroll down to get more information about his full biography, family details, birthday, wiki, facts, net worth, career, wife, kids, and many more. 

Famous For 

  • Being an American Singer and Songwriter.
  • For his distinctive 'whining' vocal style.
  • Being the most successful male R&B/soul singers not only in America but also in other parts of the world.

Keith Sweat in concert

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Early Life of Keith Sweat

Keith Sweat was born on 22nd July 1961, in Harlem, New York City, the USA; his birthplace/hometown. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Afro-American. His race is Black. His father's name is Charles, who was a factory worker and his mother's name is Juanita Sweat, who is a hairdresser; his parents. He was raised in the neighborhood of Harlem. When he was only 14 yrs old, he performed at various nightclubs in and around New York City. Talking about his education, he was graduated from the City College of New York with a BS degree in 'communications', after which he worked for a brief period as a successful brokerage assistant in a Wall Street firm. As of 2019, he celebrated his 58th birthday. His horoscope sign is Cancer and his religion is Christian. 

Career of Keith Sweat

  • Keith Sweat began his musical career as a member of a Harlem band called Jamilah in the year 1975.
  • With the band, he was able to hone his craft as a lead singer by performing regionally throughout the tri-State area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. 
  • In the year 1984, he left Jamilah in order to begin a solo career and he began singing at various nightclubs in New York. 
  • He was quickly noticed and given an opportunity to record an independent album for 'Stadium Records'.
  • He then recorded 'My Mind Is Made Up' working out with the 'Stadium Records'.  
  • He also became the co-writer and co-producer of 'You Are the One for Me'. 
  • On 25th November 1987, his debut solo album 'Make It Last Forever' was released which was a major success and the biggest hit from the album is 'I Want Her'.
  • In the year 1991, he releases out his third album entitled, 'Keep It Comin' which featured the songs 'Why Me Baby' and the title track 'Keep It Comin'. 
  • In the year 1992, he discovered the group Silk, and helped craft their debut album, "Lose Control", which hit No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart. 
  • The album's single "Freak Me" hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on 1st May 1993.
  • In the year 1994, he released his fourth album 'Get Up on It'.
  • On 25th June 1996, his self-titled album was released and included the hit singles 'Twisted' and 'Nobody'. 
  • In 1998, his sixth album 'Still in the Game' was released-the the songs from the album 'Come and Get with Me' peaked on the U.S. charts. 
  • By the time he released his seventh album 'Didn't See Me Coming', his singles struggled to reach even the top forty. 
  • On 13th August 2002, his eighth album 'Rebirth' was released but the album did not do very well and saw a huge dip in sales when compared to his previous albums.
  • His ninth studio album titled 'Just me' released in the year 2008.
  • On 22nd June 2010, his tenth studio album titled 'Ridin Solo' releases as by Kedar Records. 
  • In the year 1987, his debut album 'Make It Last Forever' was released which peaked at the number one position on the 'Top R&B Albums' chart for three weeks. Its copies were sold up to three million in the U.S. and received triple-platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.
  • His hit single 'Twisted' from the 1996 self-titled album peaked at the number one position on the U.S. R&B chart and featured at number two spot on the Billboard Hot 100, the American music industry popularity chart. 
  • Since the year 2007, he has been the host of a nationally syndicated radio program based upon the Quiet storm format. 
  • The Keith Sweat Hotel (known as The Quiet Storm with Keith Sweat on WBLS in New York City) is syndicated through Premiere Radio Networks.
  • Moreover, he is the host of a nationally syndicated radio show "The Sweat Hotel" which plays popular R&B hits, interviews other R&B stars, and talks about his life as a singer and performer.
  • It is produced and distributed to urban adult contemporary and classic soul radio stations across the U.S. by Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, Inc.
  • The show airs five nights a week, although Sweat prerecords most segments of the show to allow him to tour and work on his recording career at the same time. He began hosting the show in 2008.

Awards and Achievements of Keith Sweat

Keith does a lot of hard work to achieve the success. Не gоt ѕеvеrаl Аmеrісаn Мuѕіс Аwаrdѕ оn hіѕ nаmе thаt іnсludеѕ Fаvоrіtе Маkе R&В/Ѕоul Аrtіѕt іn thе уеаr 1997 аnd Ѕоultrаіn Lіfеtіmе Асhіеvеmеnt Аwаrd іn thе уеаr 2013. Не wаѕ аlѕо nоmіnаtеd fоr thе Fаvоrіtе R&В/Ѕоul Маlе Аrtіѕt аnd Fаvоrіtе R&В/Ѕоul Аlbum іn thе уеаr 1991 аnd 1997 rеѕресtіvеlу.

Personal Life of Keith Sweat

Keith Sweat is a married man. In the year 1992, he married  The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Lisa Wu-Hartwell. With her, he had two sons, Jordan (b. 1995) and Justin (b. 1998). Their marriage came to an end in the year 2002 and he got full custody of both the children. He also has three daughters, one with Tracy J. He also has a son named Joshua. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. At present, he is living a single life with his children. 

Keith Sweat with his childrens

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Net Worth of Keith Sweat

Keith Sweat is an American singer, songwriter. He has accumulated a huge amount of money from his singing career. He is known for his collection of hits including "I Want Her", "Make It Last Forever", "I'll Give All My Love to You", "Make You Sweat", "Get Up on It", "Twisted" and "Nobody". He hаѕ аn еѕtіmаtеd nеt wоrth оf -$100 thоuѕаnd. Ніѕ wеаlth rеасhеd mіnuѕ bесаuѕе hе соuld not рау fоr а mоrtgаgе соmраnу fоr hіѕ hоuѕе аnd thеrеfоrе thе соmраnу ѕuеd hіm. Кеіth Ѕwеаt іѕ ѕtіll trуіng tо соllесt mоnеу аnd іnсrеаѕе hіѕ wеаlth frоm thе аlbumѕ аnd ѕоngѕ hе wоrkѕ оn. Whereas his exact salary is unknown. His major source of income is from his singing career which includes albums and songs sales, tours, concerts, and more. There is no information about his cars and house details. 

Body Measurements of Keith Sweat

Keith Sweat is a very cool and handsome person with a tall height of 5 feet and 8 inches. His weight is 72 KG. He has black colored hair and lights brown colored eyes. His other body measurements such as biceps size, chest size, waist size, are unknown. Overall, he has got a healthy body.