Aloe blacc was born on 7th January 1979 in Orange Country of Southern California. He is a talented American musician, rapper, and songwriter. His parents were Panamanian so actually, he belongs to Panama. He rose up in Laguna Hills. He is famous by the nickname of A.B. He is an American musician, actor, record producer and businessman. His full name is Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III. In 2010, he married to an Australian Rapper called Maya Jupiter. In 2013, their first child was born.
Education: At an early age of 3 years, he started playing the trumpet. He attended University of Southern California and was graduated in the year 2001. He also works for EY in the corporate sector. In 2006 he attended Melbourne Red Bull Music Academy.
Career: He gained the popularity because of his singles titled I Need A Dollar and The Man and these singles reached the top of the Charts in the United Kingdom. He wrote and performed vocals on Avicii’s and Wake Me Up which reached to the top of the charts in 22 countries including the UK And Australia. He made a musical duo named Emanon along with an American record producer Exile.
In 1995, he created Emanon along with hip-hop producer Exile and it was inspired by the title of Dizzy Gillespie song. They released 3 albums named Steps Through time in 2001, Imaginary Friends in 2002 and The Waiting Room in 2005. Their fourth album titled Bird’s Eye View could not release. In 2006, he released his first album titled In 2009, he visited Europe and the United States with Emanon when he was working on his second album. There he took a collaboration with a Japanese Hip Hop producer named cradle for a project named Bee.
Further, In 2010, he released Good Things on Stones Throw Records, Which was a huge success at the commercial level and was certified gold in the United Kingdom, France, Australia and Germany and eventually hit double platinum sales. In 2013, his single titled I Need A Dollar reached 1 million at sales. It was later used as the theme song for the series of HBO titled How to Make it In America. Moreover, his singles, Loving You is Killing Me and Green Lights were European hits. Later on, he signed a contract for XIX Management with Simon Fuller.
In 2011, he recorded a track for the album titled Red Hot + Rio 2 which was a sequel of the album Red Hot + Rio released in 1996. All the proceeds were donated to raise money and awareness to fight AIDS and related issues. In the Summer of 2011, he performed on the main stage of renowned festivals like Glastonbury and The Falls in Australia with his touring band The Grand Scheme. In 2012, he attended the very famous North Sea Jazz festival in Rotterdam.
In 2012, he took part in a music project named Roseaux which was formed by Emile Omar. The album made it to the No.92 in French Albums Chart. And its debut single titled More Than Material reached to No. 80 on the French Singles Chart.
In 2013, a song was co-written by him along with Avicii which reached no. 1 in 103 countries and was the fastest selling in the UK with the sale of 267,000 copies just within a week of its release. Further, he had collaboration with Avicii on a single titled Liar Liar featuring blond fire as well. In September 2013 he signed a contract with Interscope records and released an EP titled Wake Me UP. In October 2013 he released a music video for the same track.
In May 2014 he featured the song titled The World is Ours on the album named One Love One Rhythm which was a compilation album released for the FIFA WORLD CUP 2014 which held in Brazil in June-July 2014.
On 5th May 2015, a single Verge featuring Aloe was released on Draft Academy of ESPN. In February 2016, a declaration was made that he will contribute to a film named Race with the song titled Let The Games Begin. On 19th June, 2016 he sang the National anthem at the 7th game of NBA playoffs.
In 2013, his career as a solo artist was started. He released Two EPS and signed for Stone’s Throw records in the year 2006. Label Head Chris Manak immediately offered him a contract after hearing him for Shine Through. It was his first full-length album which was released in 2006.
In 2011, he won Worker’s Voice Award. In 2012, he was nominated for the award of Best International Male soul artist and best International Breakthrough Act. He got a Bet Awards nomination in 2014. In 2015, he achieved a Grammy nomination for his album Lift Your Spirit under the category of Best R&B Album.
Aloe Blacc Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $6 Million US Dollars
He has an estimated net worth of $6 million US dollars as of 2017. which is the outcome of various hits he has given over the years from the beginning of his career and he has a huge fan following. He has gained lots of popularity worldwide.
Aloe Blacc Assets
He owns a world-class Mercedes-Benz worth of $85,000.
Aloe Blacc Business Model
The various sources of his income include sponsorships, advertisements, endorsements, featuring and others as well. His yearly income is estimated to be around of $750,000 and his income from the sponsorships and endorsements amounts to $130, 719.
Recently In March 2017, he managed to achieve a spot on the list of Highest-paid singers published by People with Money.
The name of this talented musician is taken among the most successful musicians. He has proved his potential and incredible capability of making amazing music through his work over the years. We wish him all the luck, success and health for him in future.