|Real Name/Full Name
|Johnny Gill Jr.
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Washington, D.C, USA
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|22 May 1966
|57 years old
|In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs.
|Father – Johnny Gill Sr
Mother – Mae Gill
|Bobby, Jeff and Randy Gill
Sousa Junior High School,
Duke Ellington School of the Arts
|Singer-song writer, record producer, actor
Johnny Gill Jr is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and record producer. He is the sixth and final member of the R&B and pop music group New Edition. He was also a member of the group LSG where he was together with Gerald Levert and Keith Sweat. Johnny has released eight solo albums, three albums together with New Edition and one collabo album that he recorded together with Stacy Lattisaw.
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Biography and Early Life
Johnny Gill Jr was born on 22 May 1966 in Washington, DC, USA. He is the son of Johnny Gill Sr, who was a Baptist Minister and mother Annie May Gill. Johnny has three brothers namely, Bobby, Jeff, and Randy Gill. Johnny began singing in church at the age of five singing along in a family gospel group called Little Johnny and Wings of Faith. The group includes Johnny, his three brothers, and a solo recording artist II D Extreme.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Johnny Gill in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Johnny Gill’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 27th February 2024 having been born on 22 May 1966. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.
Gill is an alumnus of the Kimball Elementary School. After graduating from elementary school he enrolled in the Sousa Junior High School and later Duke Ellington School of the Arts. His career which began at the tender age of 16, caused interruptions during his high school life, and he had to get private tutors in order to graduate high school. Initially, Gill had planned to join college and pursue a course in Electrical Engineering but after graduating from high school, he decided to concentrate on his career.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Johnny has been romantically involved with plenty of women but has never married any of them. He was once rumored to be involved with R&B singer Stacy Lattisaw. He later went ahead to date a Washington DC reporter whose identity still remains hidden. Together they gave birth to a son in 2006 who is named Isiah Gill. In 2008, he dated model Carissa Rosario but they later broke up.
Is Johnny Gill Gay?
Johnny is straight as far as sexual orientations are concerned. There were speculations concerning his relationship with Eddie Murphy but he came out clear that he is straight
Johnny Gill began his career while singing in a gospel vocal group that was made up of him and his brothers. His performance was very busy that he did not get the proper chance to attend classes and a solution to the problem he had private tutors. After graduating from high school, he decided to focus on his career full time.
In 1982, his childhood friend Stacy Lattisaw convinced his to record a demo which happened to fall in the hands of the then president of Atlantic records. In 1983, he released his debut album. Later, he teamed up with Stacy to produce a duet album named Perfect conditions. In 1985, he released a second solo album named Chemistry.
In 1987, Gill was recruited into the music group New Edition after Bobby Brown was kicked out of the group. He became the only member of the group who was not from Boston. Together with the group, he continued to release hit songs. In 1990, he released another self-titled album which included hit songs such as My, My, My. In 1993 and 1996, he released Provocative and Let’s Get the Mood Right. Both albums were a success and in 1996 he reunited with New Edition to release the album Home Again.
In 1997, he united with Gerald Levert and Keith Sweat to form the Supergroup LSG. The union produced two albums, Levert. Sweat. Gill and LSG2. After 16 years he released his single album named Still Winning. In 2014, he began his own label named J Skillz Records. He recorded the album game-changer from his record label.
Other than singing, Gill is also known for his acting. He has had over 80 TV and film appearances as a singer and actor.
Johnny is a super talented musician who has many achievements listed under his name. In 1989, his album together with New Edition named If It Isn’t Love was nominated for the Best R&B Performance by a Duo or group with vocals. His album Johnny Gill geo nominated for the Best Male R&B Vocal Performance. In 1991 Johnny was the winner of two Soul train Awards for the best soul and R&B/ Urban Contemporary Single for My, My, My. Come 2019, he was awarded the Soul Tracks Readers’ Choice Award for the Album of the Year Game Changer 2.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Johnny Gill in 2024
As of 2024, Johnny has a net worth of about $12 million. He has amassed his huge fortune through his very long career in music. His albums have come out as very successful and have raked in a very huge income. He also owns his own record label J Skillz.
Johnny Gill is a talented musician and songwriter. He is credited for having the best R&B albums and he is ranked among the top entertainers of all times. He has several awards to his name as proof of the success he has had in show biz.