Kelly Price Net Worth, Early Life, Career

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Kelly Price Net Worth

This article will focus on Kelly Price, an American singer and actress as well. Details about Kelly Price net worth, early life, affairs, and other subjects are provided below.

Kelly Price, who is she?

Kelly Price is an American singer, song writer, and record producer. She also has acted in many movies.  She started her singing career in 1992. Kelly is mainly an American R&B and Gospel singer. She has a unique vocal range and a powerful voice. She has released some successful albums throughout her career.

What is Kelly Price net worth?

Kelly Price net worth is $2.5 million in 2023. Behind her net worth, her successful musical career has had a great impact. Her debut album “Soul of a Woman” (1998) beat the US R&B charts. Kelly’s other albums such as Mirror, Mirror (2000), Priceless (2003), and Kelly (2011) are so successful that helped her to gain her ultimate net worth.

Kelly Price Net Worth

Besides being a successful solo artist, Price is also a notable songwriter and has appeared on the reality series “R&B Divas”(2023). Keep reading to know more.

 

Early Life

Kelly Price was born on 1973 April 10 in Queens, NYC. She was little when her father passed away. Then she moved to Atlanta, Georgia. She had one sister. Her family had a passion for music. Her mother’s name is Claudia. She was a former musical director of a church. And her father used to be a guitarist. When she was young, she used to sing at that church and she became fond of Gospel music.

Facts Behind Kelly Price Net Worth

Early Music Career

Coming from a family that loved gospel music, she began singing at a young age in church. In 1992, Mariah Carey, a famous pop singer, heard her singing in the rehearsal hall. This led to her meeting Carey’s then-husband, Tommy Mottola, who was the-CEO of Sony Columbia. They offered her the role of background singer for Carey. She remained a background vocalist from 1992 to 1997.

Solo Albums and Hits

Throughout her career, Kelly has released seven successful albums. Where her first two albums “Soul of a Woman” (1998) and Mirror, Mirror (2000) became so popular that had earned $1 million each respectively. Besides these, she also released top charting albums like One Family: A Christmas Album (2001), Priceless (2003), This is Who I Am (2006), Kelly (2011), and lastly Sing Pray Love (2014).

Kelly released her first live gospel album in 2005 and several popular singles, including Secret Love, Soul of a Woman, It’s Gonna Rain, As We Lay, You Should’ve Told Me, In Love at Christmas ft. Mary Mary, Not My Daddy with Stokley, and more.

Song-Writing

Besides her singing, she also has great command of songwriting. She has written lyrics for herself. She has also written other lyrics which are sung by other artists which opens a great way of earning royalties and licensing deals. One of her best early co-wrote was her “Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems.” a hit song by the Notorious B.I.G.

Television and Film

Besides singing, Kelly is also an actress. She has acted in a good number of tv series and movies. Such as American Souls (2019-2020), Saints and Sinners (2016), Bring Down the House (2003). She also appeared in R&B Divas, Sunday Best, and Gospel: O Show. These appearances also generate a good income which impacts total net worth.

Featured Appearances

Kelly first arose as a backing vocalist on many songs of Mariah Carey. For many famous artists like Faith Evans, Brian McKnight, Aretha Franklin, and The Notorious B.I.G. She provided background vocals.

Kelly Price Net Worth

Kelly was a featured artist on a song called Heartbreak Hotel Whitney Houston’s by Whitney Houston, LL Cool J’s You and Me, and Jeff Major’s God’s Gift. She also collaborated with rapper Kanye West on his album in 2016.

Social Media Influence

Kelly Price is an active social network user. She has a huge Instagram followers which is around 625K. On Instagram and Facebook, she shares her daily activity, thoughts, and photos. In addition, she owns a YouTube Channel under her name where she has around 196K subscribers. There she shares her music videos. She has 99 million video views which generate a huge income.

Live Performances

Kelly Price has done many Concert tours and live performances which has a huge contribution to her net worth. She mostly had live performances in the USA but she has also done concerts in London and other countries.

Awards

Kelly Price is a nine-time Grammy-nominated singer. She won a Grammy Award in 2000 for the “Heartbreak Hotel” song. Kelly also owns a Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards in 1999 “Friend of Mine” song as a best new rap artist. She was also nominated for BET Award and American Music Award. Her The This Is Who I Am album was No. 1 on the Billboard of Gospel Charts and No. 9 on the R&B album chart after release.

Personal Life

Marriage Life

Kelly Price’s first husband is Jeffrey Rolle. Since she was 13 years old, she and Jeffrey have known each other. At 19 she married him and she was 7 months pregnant back then.

This couple has 2 children. Her son’s name is Jeff Rolle Jr. who was born in 1992. He is an American theater and television actor. In 1994 they welcomed their daughter Jonia Rolle who is now 27 years old. After 23 years of marriage, they filed for divorce in 2014. They finally got divorced in 2016.

After getting divorced she left the Los Angeles mansion that she had shared with her husband. Kelly Price is now married to Darrell Crump.

 

Charity Works

Kelly Price has done charity work to fight breast cancer in 2000.  She donated $250,000 to the T.J. Martell Foundation through a check. She has also donated to the G&P Foundation for Cancer Research. She earns this money from her single “Love Sets You Free”.

Kelly helped the National Breast Cancer Awareness to raise money for breast cancer education for women in 1999. She became a volunteer to show her fashion designs at a Gala and Fashion Show.

 FAQs

How old is Kelly Price now? 

She is now 50 years old.

Is Kelly Price dead?

No. She went missing after being affected by Corona.

Was she affected by Covid-19?

Yes. She was badly affected by Covid-19 in 2021.

What type of song does Kelly Price sing mostly?

She is mainly a R&B and gospel genres singer.

What is Kelly Price’s last album?

Kelly Price’s last album is Sing Pray Love, Vol. 1: Sing in 2014.

Final Thoughts

Kelly Price is widely regarded for her strong and dedicated voice, and she remains a renowned figure in the R&B and Gospel Music industry. Besides her singing career, Sofia is also a successful songwriter and producer. All of her successes in her music career have enriched Kelly Price net worth to a height that should be admired.