How much is Syleena Johnson worth?
|Net Worth:||$2.5 Million|
|Date of Birth:||September 2, 1976 (age 45)|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Syleena Johnson
Syleena Johnson was born on September 2, 1976 and is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, actress and talk show co-host with an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. Syleena is the daughter of blues/soul singer and music producer Sylvester “Syl” Johnson. He recorded with numerous artists in the 1950s and ’60s before starting a solo career in the mid-1960s. Her mother is Brenda Johnson, who was the first black female police commissioner in the United States.
Syleena grew up the suburbs outside of Chicago and soon followed in her parents footsteps developing a love for music. She began singing at an early age including in the Gospel choir at Thornridge High School in Dolton, Illinois. Allegedly, her father was against her singing career, since he’d had ups and downs in the industry.
Before becoming a known artist Syleena found herself living a troubled life. Her parents had split up when she was just 15 years old and she had had to have surgery to remove nodules on her vocal chords. This also had her on two years of speech therapy to recover from it. She persisted however and in 1994 sge appeared as a singer and songwriter on her father’s 1994 comeback album Back In The Game. That same year she began taking classes at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, majoring in music.
Two years later, in 1996, Syleena transferred back home to Illinois State University but continued on a music major. In 1997, she made a demo tape which found its way to an exec at Jive Records, where she was later signed. Having had so much turmoil in her personal life, she put it all into her music delivering her debut album, Chapter 1 : Love, Pain & Forgiveness, in 2001.
In 2005, Johnson released Chapter 3: The Flesh. In 2009, Johnson appeared on a single with KRS-One, Twista and Crucial Conflict titled “Self Destruction”.
From 2012 to 2014, Johnson was in the reality series R&B Divas: Atlanta. Johnson and Musiq Soulchild came our with a duet album with entitled 9ine, in 2013.
Johnson graduated from Drake University where she received her bachelor’s degree in nutrition science, in 2015. Johnson was featured on “Donda Chant”, the opening track to Kanye West‘s tenth album Donda, released in August 2021.
As of 2023, Syleena Johnson’s net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million. Johnson is a member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority