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Eric Benet Net Worth

Eric Benet Net Worth is
$5 Million

Eric Benet Bio/Wiki 2018

It is often stated the existing amount of Eric Benet net worth is $5 million dollars. Nevertheless, there are a few other sources which may have said that his net worth is greater than that and achieves $28 million dollars. Eric Benet became well-known due to his profession in music, where he’s not just a song writer, but additionally a vocalist of RnB and neo soul music. Eric Benet’s involvement into music continues to be recognized and given as he’s a winner of four Grammy awards. When he was a teen, he started his career as a vocalist when he was a section of a household group called “Benet”, where he was joined by his sister and cousin. The group was signed to Capitol Records. In 1992 their first record was launched, but it failed to attain any success.

Shortly next, Eric Benet began his career as a solo vocalist. In 1996 his first record was released called “True to Myself”. The sales of the record have added up to the absolute size of Eric Benet net worth. In 2001 he became known for rather different reasons. It was this year when he wed Halle Berry, who’s a well-known performer. Lots of individuals consider that it was because of her that Eric Benet also wished to get involved into playing business, which finally became among the primary sources of Eric Benet net worth, at the same time. In 2001, he got a part in his first film called “Glitter”. In 2004, nevertheless, Eric Benet and Halle Berry divorced.

Eric Benet Net Worth $5 Million

Two years after, Eric Benet released “Lost in Time”. The album contained songs in the 1970s and they were mainly soul tunes. In the year 2012, he released “One”, where other artists appeared also, like Shaggy and Lil Wayne. Thus, these creations have added up to the total number of Eric Benet net worth.

Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 15, 1966
Place Of BirthMilwaukee, Wisconsin USA
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
ProfessionAmerican R&B, neo soul singer-songwriter, Actor, Record producer
SpouseManuela Testolini (m. 2011), Halle Berry (m. 2001–2005)
AwardsSoul Train Music Award for "Best R&B/Soul Album, Male (1999), Black Reel Awards - Best Original or Adapted Song (2002), NAACP Image Award - Outstanding Song (2000)
Record LabelsWarner Bros., Friday/Reprise, Jordan House/EMI, Jordan House/Primary Wave Music
Music Groups"Gerard", "Benet"
NominationsGrammy Awards, NAACP Image Awards, BET Centric Awards (2011, 2006), Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist/Album of the Year (2000, 2011, 2012)
Movies"Trinity Goodheart"(2011), "For Your Love", "Glitter" (2001), "Half & Half" (2005), , "The Real Husbands of Hollywood" (2013), "Kaya" (2007)
1Accompanied his then-wife, Halle Berry, to the Academy Awards, on the night she won her Oscar for Monster's Ball (2001).
2Father of a 3rd daughter named Amoura Luna, born July 13, 2014, with his second wife, Manuela Testolini.
3Father of a 2nd daughter named Lucia Bella, born December 21, 2011, with his second wife, Manuela Testolini.
4Married Prince's ex-wife Manuela Testolini at The Resort at Pelican Hill (Newport Beach, California). Among the guests were Samuel L. Jackson, Niecy Nash, Shaun Robinson, and Matt Bonner. Eric announced at the wedding that he and his wife, Manuela, are expecting their first child, together.
5Halle Berry adopted his daughter, India Benet, when they were married.
6Cut his trademark dreadlocks in late 2002.
7His second Warner Bros. Records release, 'A Day In The Life', was certified "Gold" by the RIAA in 2000.
8He has one daughter, India Benet (born in 1991) with a late girlfriend, Tami. Sadly, she was killed in a car crash, 15 months after India was born.
9He is the youngest of five children and comes from a very musical background. His late father, a police detective, loved classical music until his death from cancer in 1995.
10He won 3 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Awards at 20th anniversary ceremony. [May 2000]


The Voice of the Philippines2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV Special performer: "Sometimes I Cry", "Footsteps In the Dark" / writer: "Sometimes I Cry"
Not Easily Broken2009performer: "Have to Go Through It"
Glitter2001courtesy: "Want You" / performer: "We Could Have Been", "Want You" / writer: "We Could Have Been"
The Brothers2001performer: "Love Don't Love Me" / writer: "Love Don't Love Me"
Beverly Hills, 90210TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2000 writer - 1 episode, 2000
The Best Man1999performer: "Poetry Girl" / writer: "Poetry Girl"
Ride1998performer: "Why" - as Eric Benet / writer: "Why" - as E. Benet
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate1996performer: "Let's Stay Together" / producer: "Let's Stay Together" / writer: "Let's Stay Together"


Mission Save Her2016
Centric Celebrates Selma: 50th Anniversary Music Special2015TV Movie
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013TV SeriesEric Benet
Trinity Goodheart2011TV MovieJeremy (as Eric Benet)
Kaya2007TV SeriesT Davis
Half & Half2005TV SeriesReece Wilcox
Beverly Hills, 902102000TV SeriesEric Benét
For Your Love1999-2000TV SeriesJamel
Soul Train1999TV SeriesGuest


Black to the Future2009TV SeriesHimself (as Eric Benet)
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2009TV SeriesHimself - With Guillermo at the Emmys
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Tellement People2008TV SeriesHimself
2007 Trumpet Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
Top of the Pops2006TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train1996-2006TV SeriesHimself
The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards2005TV SpecialHimself (as Eric Benet)
The 8th Annual Soul Train Christmas Starfest2005TV MovieHimself - Host
The Tom Joyner Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2005TV SeriesHimself
Weekends at the DL2005TV SeriesHimself
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
MADtv2002TV SeriesHimself
8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
2001 Lady of Soul Awards2001TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (as Eric Benet)
Total Access 24/72001TV SeriesHimself
1st Annual BET Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
32nd NAACP Image Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
31st NAACP Image Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000TV SeriesHimself
14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Host
Hollywood Today Live2016-2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host / Himself
The 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2016TV MovieHimself
Soul Train Awards2016TV MovieHimself
Soul Train Awards Post Show2016TV MovieHimself - Guest
The 365Black Awards2016TV MovieHimself - Performer
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The 3rd Annual Noble Awards2015TV MovieHimself - Performer
2014 Soul Train Awards2014TV MovieHimself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
Sub Stars2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 Soul Train Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Bethenny2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Apollo Live2012TV SeriesHimself
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHimself (as Eric Benet)
Reach Around Radio2012TV SeriesHimself Guest-Host
Black Girls Rock! 20122012TV MovieHimself
Don't Sleep! Hosted by T. J. Holmes2012TV SeriesHimself
As Written2012TV SeriesHimself
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself (as Eric Benet)
Les Anges de la Téléréalité 4 (Club Hawai)2012TV SeriesHimself (as Eric Benet)
American Idol2012TV SeriesHimself
2011 Soul Train Awards2011TV SpecialHimself (as Eric Benet)
Actors Entertainment2011TV SeriesHimself
The Hot 102011TV SeriesHimself - Host
19th Annual Trumpet Awards2011TV SpecialHimself (as Eric Benet)
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHimself
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV SpecialHimself (as Eric Benet)
Hot 50 of 2010 Countdown2010TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself
'TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival'2009TV MovieHimself (as Eric Benet)
The Apprentice2009TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself
Manufacturing Dissent2007DocumentaryHimself - at 75th Annual Academy Awards (uncredited)

Won Awards

2002Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest SongThe Brothers (2001)

Nominated Awards

2012Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Television or Mini-Series Performance, MaleTrinity Goodheart (2011)
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Traditional R&B PerformanceFor the song "Sometimes I Cry."
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B AlbumFor the album "Love & Life."
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Male R&B Vocal PerformanceFor the song "You're the Only One."

Known for movies

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