Michael Eugene Archer, known by his stage name “D’Angelo,” is an American multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, and music producer.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
D’Angelo was born on February 11, 1974, to a Christian pastor in Richmond, Virginia, USA. He is the son of Luther Archer Sr, a Pentecostal preacher, and Mariann Smith, a Legal Secretary. Luther Archer is his brother, and he is also a musician.
D’Angelo’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
D’Angelo, who was born on February 11, 1974, is 48 years old as of today, July 8, 2022. His height is 1.7 m, and he weighs 75 kg.
D’Angelo’s Profession & Career
D’Angelo signed a production deal with EMI Music Group Limited in 1991 after gaining the confidence of industry executives with a demo tape created by the group. After an incredible audition for EMI producers that included a three-hour unplanned piano concert, He was signed to a recording contract in 1993.
Gary Harris, an Artists and Repertoire rep, was primarily responsible for his contract, though the manager, whose name was Kedar Massenburg, also assisted in contract negotiations. Massenburg became his adviser after hearing about He through “the buzz on the streets.” He previously managed the hip hop act Stetsasonic and established the talent management company Kedar Entertainment in 1991, expanding into development, publishing, and public relations.
Due to the success of his new single Brown Sugar in 1995, He took a four-and-a-half-year break from the entertainment industry to record solo material. He experienced writer’s block after years of touring to promote Brown Sugar. He later stated, “The problem with writer’s block is that they want to write so badly that the songs don’t even come out that way.”
D’Angelo had planned to release Black Messiah in 2015, but the contentious verdicts in the Ferguson and Eric Garner trials compelled him to do so sooner. On December 12, 2014, D’Angelo’s manager, Kevin Liles, posted a 15-second trailer for the record on YouTube.
D’Angelo’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
In the 1990s, D’Angelo collaborated with recording artist Angie Stone on her new album, Black Diamond, which was released in 1999. Angie and D’Angelo had a son named Michael D’Angelo Archer II, who was born in 1998. D’Angelo is the father of two children, Imani Archer, born in 1999, and Morocco Prince Archer, born in 2010.
D’Angelo’s Salary and Net Worth
D’Angelo is a musician and producer from America with a net worth of $3 million as of July 2022. The majority of his earnings come from his albums and singing career. Brown Sugar, his first solo album released in 1995, received widespread acclaim and sold over 2 million copies.
|Real Name||Michael Eugene Archer|
|Age||48 years old|
|Birth Date||11 February 1974|
|Birth Place||Richmond, Virginia, United States of America|
|Children||Michael D’Angelo Archer II, Imani Archer, Morocco Prince Archer|
|Profession||Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, and music producer|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|