“I’m not a cookie cutter type of artist and I don’t need a label telling me I need to sound a certain way, or dance a certain way, or play a certain type of music. I’m coming up with my own type of concepts, so testing them out in the field is something that I love to do. The immediate reaction from the fans is really the say-all and tell-all whether you should put a song out or not.” — Jon B
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|Date of Birth:
|November 11, 1974
|United States of America
About Jon B
Jonathan David Buck, often known as Jon B, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who was born on November 11, 1974. His net worth is $5 million. Son of David and Linda Buck, Jon B was born in Rhode Island. His grandparents had a music store, and both his mother and father were concert pianists and music professors, proving that music runs in the family.
Additionally, he has a sister and a brother who were musically minded as children. Jon was developing his vocal abilities by the time he was in his mid-teens, and he had also mastered the piano, bass guitar, and drums, in addition to learning to play other instruments.
When Jon was 18 years old, he started selling a demo of his music to people in the music business. This caught the notice of Tracey Edmonds, a record label executive and the wife of the enormously well-known singer-songwriter Kenny Edmonds, better known as Babyface.
Jon was initially employed by Tracey and Kenneth Edmonds as a songwriter, and he produced songs for many musicians that were well-known in the early 1990s, including After 7, Color Me Badd, and Toni Braxton. In May 1995, Jon’s debut album, Bonafide, was published by Tracey Edmonds’ label in collaboration with Epic Records after he had established himself and paid his dues. There were no hit singles produced by the album, which was only moderately successful.
However, Jon became well-known because to his second album, Cool Relax, which was released in September 1997 and featured the smash songs “They Don’t Know” and “Are U Still Down,” the latter of which featured 2Pac. He became one of the most well-known non-black R&B musicians of the 1990s as the album went on to sell more than a million copies.
With his subsequent album, 2001’s Pleasures U Like, Jon was unable to match the success of Cool Relax, and he ultimately left Epic Records. Following that, he put out two more records, each on a different label, before starting his own imprint, Vibezelect Records. All of his solo music has been released by Vibezelect since 2006, occasionally in association with other tiny or independent labels. He is still a touring and recording artist as of 2012. Jon B’s net worth is projected to reach $5 million as of 2023.
Since 2007, Jon has been wed to Danette Jackson, his second wife. The couple’s first child, a daughter named Azure, was born in July of that year.
For a few years starting in 1999, Jon was wed to his first wife, singer Musiic K. Galloway. They didn’t have any kids together.