Babyface
Babyface
Real Name/Full Name Kenneth Brian Edmonds
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Babyface
Birth Place: Indiana, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 April 1959
Age/How Old: 62 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Marvin Dallas Edmonds Sr.
Mother – Barbara Jean O’Bannon
Siblings: Melvin Edmonds, Kevon Edmonds and 3 others
School: North Central High School
College: Indiana University Bloomington
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Nicole Pantenburg
Kids/Children Name: Peyton Nicole Pantenburg
Profession: Singer, songwriter, album producer, record executive and film producer
Net Worth: $220 Million
Last Updated: October 2021

Kenneth Brian Edmonds, also known as Babyface, is a musician, songwriter, and record producer from the United States. Throughout his career, he has recorded and recorded over 26 number-one R&B hits and has earned 12 Grammy Awards. On NME’s list of the 50 Greatest Producers Ever, he was ranked number 20.

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Biography and Early Life

Edmonds was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 10, 1959, to Marvin and Barbara Edmonds. Barbara worked in a chemical factory as a manufacturing operator. Edmonds, the fifth of six brothers (including future After 7 band members Melvin and Kevon Edmonds, the latter of whom went on to have a modestly promising solo career).

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Babyface in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Babyface’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 22nd October 2021 having been born on 10 April 1959. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.

Education

He went to Indianapolis’ North Central High School and wrote songs to share his feelings as a timid teenager. Edmonds’ father died of lung cancer when he was in eighth grade, leaving his mother to raise her two sons alone. Edmonds became adamant about pursuing a career in music at this stage.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Babyface With Wife Nicole Pantenburg
Babyface With Wife Nicole Pantenburg

Nicole “Niko” Pantenburg, Babyface’s backup dancer, started dating him in 2007. Payton, Babyface and Pantenburg’s daughter, was born in 2008. On May 17, 2014, the couple tied the knot.

Is Babyface Gay?

No, he is not gay and is not known to have ever been in the same sex relationship.

Professional Career

Edmonds worked with funk singer Bootsy Collins, who called him “Babyface” due to his young appearance. As a drummer, he was a member of the band Manchild (which had a 1977 hit with band member Daryl Simmons called “Particularly for You”). In 1982, Edmonds was a member of George Kerr’s funk band, Redd Hott. He was a member of the Deele, a light-funk and R&B band. In 1983, he penned the song “Slow Jam” for the R&B band Midnight Star, which was one of his first major credits as a songwriter for other artists.

On September 18, 2007, it was announced. It was the first album released by Mercury Records, which had recently re-launched. On February 4, 2014, he released Love, Marriage & Divorce, a Grammy Award-winning duet album with Toni Braxton on Motown Records.

He composed and produced music for Bobby Brown (“Roni”), Karyn White (“Love Saw It”), Pebbles (“Girlfriend”, “Mercedes Boy”), The Whispers (“Rock Steady”, “In the Mood”), The Deele (“Two Occasions”), Johnny Gill (“My My My”), After 7 (“Ready or Not”), Damian Dame (“Right Down to It”) and Sheena Easton (“Right Down to It”).

Edmonds and Reid co-founded LaFace Records in 1989. TLC, Usher, and Toni Braxton, three of the label’s early artists, were all hugely influential. TLC’s second album, CrazySexyCool, became the best-selling album of all time by an American girl group, with some of the songs he composed and recorded.

TLC sold more than 60 million albums worldwide and a total of 75 million records under his direction. Toni Braxton’s first two albums, Toni Braxton (1993) and Secrets (1996), both of which he composed the bulk of the tracks, sold over 10 million copies in the United States alone.

Edmonds has performed with a variety of well-known contemporary artists. He also composed and recorded the songs “End of the Road” by Boyz II Men in 1992 and “I’ll Make Love to You” by Boyz II Men in 1994, which both set records for the longest time at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

On Madonna’s 1994 Bedtime Stories, which included the seven-week No. 1 hit “Take a Bow,” he co-wrote, co-produced, and provided backing vocals, and he shared billing with Eric Clapton on the chart-topping Grammy winner “Change the World” from the Phenomenon soundtrack.

Babyface also recorded and co-wrote “Scar” with Foxes for her second album, Everything I Need (2016). In July 2016, Babyface collaborated on the single “Stronger Together,” performed by Jessica Sanchez, with Bruce Roberts and Carole Bayer Sager. After Hillary Clinton’s speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, the song was played.

The song’s title is a play on the Clinton campaign’s “United We Stand” slogan, which was used to demonstrate support for the Democratic candidate. That week, the song was one of the most popular on Shazam. Listeners unanimously appreciated the album, and celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian praised it as well.

Awards

At a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in 1999, Babyface received the American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award, which was presented by Awards Council chair, Coretta Scott King. At the 6th annual BMI Urban Awards on August 30, 2006, Babyface was named a BMI Icon.

Babyface has received the BMI Pop Songwriter of the Year award seven times and a total of 51 BMI Awards, including Song of the Year in 1994 for his Toni Braxton hit “Breathe Again.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Babyface in 2021

Babyface Net Worth
Babyface Net Worth

As of 2021, Babyface’s successful career has earned him an estimated net worth of $220 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Babyface got the 2,508th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 6270 Hollywood Boulevard is the address of the actor.

Babyface is an American singer, songwriter, album producer, record executive, and film producer who, as of early 2020, had won 11 Grammy Awards. Aside from that, he is known for composing and recording music for a number of well-known musicians.

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