CeeLo Green is a man that can be described by many titles all of which suit him perfectly. CeeLo is a rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, singer, and business man. He is talented and very skilled when it comes to anything artistic. He is famously known for being part of the Goodie Mob which was a Southern Hip Hop group and also Gnarls Barkley which was a soul duo group made of him and Danger Mouse who is a record producer. On several occasions, he has also pursued a solo career and released hit singles and hit albums. He is successful in what he does, and he is a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry to the present time.
CeeLo Green Early life
CeeLo Green, officially known as Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, was born in the year 1974 in May. He studied at Riverside Military Academy. Both his parents were ordained ministers, and he was raised from a Christian background. His interest in music developed from the church. Both his parents are late.
CeeLo started his career in music with his group called Goodie Mob. The group was made up of Big Gipp, T-Mo, and Khujo. This group was also part of Dungeon Family which was Atlanta collective group. They featured in Outkast’s tracks like Call of da Wild. Outkast was part of Dungeon Family. In 1995, Goodie Mob released Soul Food which was their debut album, and it received a great review. They released their next album called Still Standing, and it was also received greatly.
Green left the Goodie Mob while they were making another album called World Party in a bid to pursue a solo career. He signed with Arista and released many albums. However, the albums did not sell the way it was expected, and Arista dropped him as an artist.
In 2004, he released another album called Cee-Lo Green Is the Soul Machine sold satisfactorily. Green later formed a duo group with DJ Danger Mouse, and they were called Gnarls Barkley. Their first album was called St. Elsewhere and it was well received and topped the UK Charts. The second album they released was called The Odd Couple.
In 2010, he released his single hit called Fuck You, and it immediately gained popularity. In the United States it achieved a gold status, and in Canada, it achieved a Platinum status. In that year, he also released the album called The Lady Killer. In 2013, he released songs like I Love Football and Only You. In 2014, he went on tour with Lionel Richie, and it was a successful tour. In 2016, he released another song called F**ck me I’m Famous and Jay-Z’s Girl. In that same year, he also had The Love Train Tour.
Other than music, he has also featured in many films like Mystery Men, he has also been on shows like Saturday Night Live, Brak Show, the Voice, and WWE Summerslam.
Green has received many awards in his time in the entertainment industry. He has won a total of nine awards with five Grammy awards. He has been nominated for awards 24 times.
CeeLo Green net worth
Green has come a long way to where he is right now. He is living the life that he wanted which is in music. He lives, breathes, and drinks music. With everything working out for him, he is estimated to have a net worth of about $25 million US dollars as of 2017. This is a net worth that can afford him a comfortable stay on planet earth.
As long as one has that musical talent, I am sure they have a chance of making it big in the entertainment industry. One only needs to be ready to take all the necessary steps. They will also need a lot of patience to get to where they want to be. Even so, their talent will get them there.