Gerald Levert Net Worth

Gerald Levert Net Worth

Gerald Edward Levert was born July 13th 1966 and died November 6th 2006 due to an overdose of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Levert grew up around music; his father Eddie led soul group the O’Jays when Levert was young, often travelling with them as a child and this greatly impacted him when making decisions regarding music early in his life. At just 16 he formed vocal trio Levert along with brother Sean Levert and friend Marc Gordon which released its debut album I Get Hot which went Gold that year as they began touring extensively across North America and Europe before finally disbanding in 1991 after several tours and appearances overseas.

Levert’s musical career saw him compose and produce songs for many artists including Patti LaBelle, Stephanie Mills, Anita Baker, Freddie Jackson, James Ingram and Freddie Jackson. Additionally he recorded three albums with Black Men United as well as four solo releases including his critically acclaimed 1991 release Private Line. Later in 1997 he formed LSG along with Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill.

He received numerous awards and honors for his musical accomplishments and was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Over thirty years of musical bliss are behind him as his legacy inspires new generations of musicians.

Levert was active in charitable activities as well, founding The Gerald Levert Foundation in 2002 and making donations to numerous children-related and healthcare charities. It is estimated that his estate is estimated to be worth over $2 Million, leaving an everlasting mark on music.

Levert was married three times and had one child during his lifetime. Additionally, Miki Howard was one of Levert’s loves: they dated briefly before going on to collaborate on numerous hits together. Even during these brief encounters between themselves, however, Levert always maintained an undying affection for Howard – so much so that when interviewed for Sister 2 Sister magazine in his youth he declared that Miki Howard was his one true love!

Levert and Carlysia never married but shared one daughter together named Carlysia. His last acting appearance during his lifetime was as guest star on an episode of The Parkers where he guest starred as T’s father – however his death from an accidental drug overdose at age 40 was tragically sudden and shockingly sudden.

Levert’s cause of death was due to acute intoxication with both prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and was interred at Cleveland Memorial Gardens. His mother remains alive as are four of his siblings. Levert was widely revered as an influential musician; his loss was felt deeply. Although his career experienced various ups and downs, his musical talent never faltered despite challenging times; millions worldwide still cherish and miss him today.

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