Dennis Edwards net worth

Dennis Edwards net worth

Net Worth: $5 Million

About Dennis Edwards

Dennis Edwards net worth

Dennis Edwards has become well known because of his career in music. It has been stated that the overall estimate of Dennis Edwards net worth reaches 5 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest soul and RnB singers. Dennis Edwards became popular when he started to appear with the band known as The Temptations, where he was the leading singer. The band was signed to Motown Records. In 1968, he joined the group when he replaced David Ruffin. He was appearing with The Temptations in the period of 1968-1976 and then from 1980 till 1984. After three years, he joined the group again and stayed there until 1989. Thus, his work with the group has also added up a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Dennis Edwards net worth.
In the middle of the 80s, Dennis Edwards decided to become a solo act. In 1984, he released one hit called “Don’t Look Any Further”. Today, Dennis Edwards is still singing as he is a leading member of the group known as The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards. Thus, the group is regarded as one of the current sources of increasing the overall sum of Dennis Edwards net worth, as well.

The singer was born in 1943 in Fairfield, Alabama. When he was 2 years old, Dennis Edwards started to sing in a church choir, where his father was a reverend. When he was 10 years old, the family moved to Detroit, Michigan. He continued his singing career in a church there and eventually he became a choir director. When he became a teenager, Dennis Edwards started to perform with the gospel group called The Mighty Clouds of Joy. In addition, he attended classes at the Detroit Conservatory of Music.
In 1961, he created his own band called Dennis Edwards and the Fireballs. In the same year, he released a song called “I Didn’t Have to (But I Did)” on a relatively known label, International Soulville Records. After he served in the US army, Dennis Edwards got signed to Motown label. The label made him a member of the group called The Contours when the original leading singer of it got sick. The group appeared in some venues with The Temptations, when Dennis Edwards was noticed by one of its members and asked him to join the group.
Dennis Edwards sang leading vocals in many songs of the group, such as “Cloud Nine”, “Shakey Ground”, “I Can’t Get Next to You”, “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” and “Ball of Confusion (That’s What the World is Today)”. The sales of these songs added up to the overall size of Dennis Edwards net worth, too. A couple of the mentioned songs became winners of Grammy Awards. Dennis Edwards quitted appearing with the band in 1977 when it got signed to Atlantic Records. Dennis Edwards stayed signed to Motown Records, but as a solo act, a career which was not as successful as he hoped. Therefore, in 1980, he rejoined The Temptations. It was also the year when the group came back to the Motown label.

Now you have an idea why Dennis Edwards net worth is this huge

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