Born on 13th June 1984 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Luke James is a renowned American singer-songwriter. Did you know that he has been nominated for Grammy awards two-times? His career in music took a start when he got an opportunity to work with some of R&B artists like Tyrese. Also, very soon, he started to write songs for musicians namely Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Keri Hilson, Chris Brown.
Under the management of record producer Danja, James released his first mix tape which was #Luke, in the year 2011. The mix tape’s critically acclaimed single “I Want You” earned him a Best R&B Performance nomination at the Annual Grammy Awards. Like the first project, he released his second mix tape, Whispers in the Dark. His self-titled debut studio album was released in the year 2014. In 2017, he starred as R&B singer Johnny Gill in the anticipated TV biopic of R&B sextet New Edition in BET’s The New Edition Story. Also, in the same year, , James announced on Twitter the title of his second album would be ‘JOY’. Within a short span of time, he won his share of fame and began to be recognized world wide.
Here is something you need to know about his personal life and relationships. According to sources on internet, his dating life has been very rich all these years. In the years 2011 and 2012, he was in relationship with the renowned dancer Khadija Nicholas. There is nothing much known about his dating history after that. But in the year 2014, he was again in relationship with Kim Gingras who was also a dancer. But it didn’t last for too long and soon he started dating a singer Jessie J.
Luke James education and career
Luke James was merely in high school when he started to take music passionately and seriously. He got a good exposure at school to nourish and cultivate his interest in music. He formed a trio namely Upskale with two of his friends namely Tah and Quiten Spears. But after their graduation was over, they had to split. Here after, James got relocated to California and started his solo career.
Luke James was raised by a single mother and her important role cannot be neglected in making Luke James a refined singer. She immensely supported him for pursuing music and even encouraged him to see it as a potential career. Did you know that Marvin Gaye, Alabama, Willie Nelson and Harold Melvin were his inspiration? And he got the right atmosphere at St Augustine High School which made him realize his capabilities.
Some of his best amazing tracks include “I Want You” (2014), “Don’t Do It” (2014), Expose (2014), “Timex” (2014). The beats of the music and the beautiful lyrics can touch your chords of the heart in just no time.
Luke James net worth in 2017 is approximately $6 million
According to sources on internet, Luke James net worth is accounted to be approximately around $6 Million. The main reason can be attributed to the fact that he is an immensely popular R&B singer. Also, since the year 2015,when he released his first studio album, James fame and wealth has kept growing faster than ever. Did you know that his single Options was nominated recently for Grammy Award for the Best R&B Song?
Recently, this February, Luke James teamed up with Sevyn Streeter to remake a 90’s classic namely “Nothing Even Matters”. This song was a duet composition of D’ Angelo’s and Lauryn Hill . The song is extremely romantic and with its melodious voice and great lyrics, you would definitely want to enjoy the feel of heaven. Undoubtedly, the duet has made a place in R & B category. Also, Sevyn just wrapped up her “Girl Disrupted Tour” and Luke James recently starred as Johnny Gill in BET’s The New Edition Story.
Undoubtedly, he is one of the best singers in the world. What makes him stand out in the crowd among hundreds of other musicians is his dedication towards his profession. For him, music is passion and that’s why he has been able to achieve indefeasible feats in music industry. Apart from that, he is very popular among the crowds for his unique style . He can definitely make you dance to the fast beats of music. In a nutshell, it won’t be wrong to say that he is best in the lot.