Gene McFadden Net Worth
Gene McFadden reportedly has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $6 Million dollars, earned through record production, song writing and singing. Furthermore, Gene also holds several martial arts certifications from Gokor Chivichyan, Karo Parisyan Ronda Rousey and Ed Parker as a martial arts instructor who have taught numerous prominent students such as Hollywood stars Chuck Norris and Roddy Piper as well as several master martial artists like Ronda Rousey and Ed Parker among many more.
McFadden and Whitehead first met as teens in 1960s Philadelphia and formed the soul band The Epsilons. After touring with Otis Redding until his death in 1967, they later signed to Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff’s Philadelphia International Records label and later Kenny Gamble’s Philadelphia International Records label where they became prolific songwriters and producers for Teddy Pendergrass, Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes, among many other artists – best-known being their 1979 single titled “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now”, which hit #1 R&B while peaking at number 13 on both charts!
McFadden battled drug addiction but managed to maintain a successful recording artist career throughout his later years. He released several successful albums during the ’80s and ’90s as well as performing with several famous acts from that period; writing/producing songs for Billy Paul, O’Jays and Intruders was among them.
Gene McFadden passed away from cancer at his Philadelphia home on January 27, 2006 at age 56. In May 2004 John Whitehead, who wrote and produced with Gene, was gunned down outside his residence; that murder remains unsolved to this day. Over recent years McFadden had suffered from liver and lung ailments which eventually took their toll and was ultimately laid to rest at a cemetery near Philadelphia. He leaves his wife, four children, as well as one other relative behind to mourn his loss.