Trey Songz’s Net worth is over $17 million dollars, as of 2021.
He has been making money since his first album in 2003, thanks to selling millions of records since he started.
Yes, he’s one of those artists with albums that have sold millions of copies, with one of them earning him certified 3x Platinum.
He has also made a lot of money from acting, thanks to the many movies and TV shows he has appeared in, as you will see from the rest of this article.
Keep reading to learn more from him to help you also make money selling and promoting music online or offline.
|Net Worth:||$17 Million (USD)|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Singer/SongWriter/Rapper/Actor|
|Full Name:||Tremaine Aldon Neverson|
|Also known as:||M. D’Tray Trigga Tray|
|Date of Birth:||November 28, 1984|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Years Active:||2003 to present|
Source of Wealth
His source of wealth is mostly from his musical career, which includes songwriting. He also makes money from his acting career with involvement in movies and TV shows from 2008 to present.
Some of the films he has starred in include Queen of Media (2008), Preacher’s Kid (2010), Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013), Baggage Claim (2013), Blood Brother (2018).
Some of the TV shows he has worked on include Lincoln Heights (2009), When I Was 17 (2010), Trey Songz: My Moment (2010), Total Divas (2014), all of which he starred as himself.
Born as Tremaine Aldon Neverson on November 28, 1984, he’s the son of April (Gholson) Tucker. She was just seventeen years old when she gave birth to him. His father is Claude Neverson Jr.
Trey was raised by his mother and his stepfather. He was a shy kid growing up and as a result didn’t have any aspirations to be a musician.
Unlike other celebrities who started early in life, it wasn’t until he was 14 years old that he discovered his vocal abilities. Even then he was still reluctant to sing until he was encouraged by his family and friends in high school. The encouragement led him to start performing.
Songz’s stepfather saw his vocal talents right away and introduced him to his High School friend and Record producer, Troy Taylor. It didn’t take long for Troy to get convinced of his talents, ultimately leading to a recording contract in 2003 with Atlantic Records. That was the start of big things for Trey.
2003: This was the start of Songz musical career with the recording contract he signed with Atlantic Records.
2004-2008: Songz recorded his very own debut album as early as 2004, just a year after his recording contract with Atlantic Records.
Even while recording this debut album he was still busy releasing several mixtapes using the alias “Prince of Virginia”. He got some notoriety with one of the mixtapes “Open the Closet”, as it was an “answer track” to non other than R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet”.
It took him over a year recording his debut album and finally released it in July 2005. Titled “I Gotta Make It”, it immediately shot to #20 on Billboard 200 and sold as many as 40,000 copies within the very first week.
The next year (2006), Songz worked with his longtime collaborator and Record producer, Troy Taylor on, what he called a follow-up album to his debut. This took over a year to work on and got released in October, 2007.
It did better than his debut as it reached as high as #11 on the same Billboard 200. It also sold many more copies than the debut, doing 73,000 in sales within the first week. It went on to sell more than 400,000 copies in the US.
In 2008 his single was nominated at the 2008 “50th Grammy Awards” for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
2009-2011: Trey Songz started working on a third album with his longtime collaborator and Record producer, Troy Taylor and few others such as Bryan-Michael Cox, Stargate and Sean Garrett.
His plan to make the third album more mature and successful than his first two albums paid off as it reached #3 on the same Billboard 200 after it got released in August 2009.
It also sold a lot more than the first two, selling 131,000 copies within the first week. Compared to his first two albums, the third really did a lot better.
It has already sold more than 1,000,000 records, and counting, in the US. It even earned the prestigious Platinum certification from the RIAA in 2014. This eventually became his very first Platinum album.
He went on to work on more singles such as “Successful”, featuring rapper Drake, in June 2009, “LOL Smiley Face”, featuring Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em and Gucci Mane, in August 2009, “I Invented Sex”, featuring Drake, in October 2009, “Say Aah”, featuring rapper Fabolous, in January 2010, “Neighbors Know My Name”, in February 2010,
In September 2010, Songz released “Passion, Pain & Pleasure”, his fourth studio album. The lead single in the album, “Bottoms Up”, featuring rapper Nicki Minaj, became his most successful and biggest hit to date. It got to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also went on to get certified 3x Platinum.
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2011–2012: Songz released his fifth studio album, “Chapter V” in August 2012. It did better than his previous on the US Billboard 200 chart, hitting #1 within the first week and sales got as much as 135,000 copies sold.
He was starred in the movie “Texas Chainsaw 3D” in 2011. It got released in 2013.
2013–2017: Songz started working on his sixth studio album in 2013, releasing some of the tracks along the way. He eventually released this sixth studio album, “Trigga” in July 2014. Like his previous it also reached #1 on the US Billboard 200 within just the first week and did 105,000 copies sold.
2015 saw him digitally releasing a full-lenght album, “Intermission I & II”. 2017 saw him releasing “Tremaine The Album”.
2018-present: Songz released two mixtapes in November, 2018, as a surprise celebration of his 34th birthday. He’s also starred in the movie “Blood Brother” released in 2018. He’s also starred in “Sex Crimes” in 2019 as “Professor Lombardo”.
Songz is the father to Noah, who was born April 20, 2019. He announced the birth a month after, in May 2019.
Below are some of the favorite quotes that have been attributed to Songz:
“Never forget the morals instilled in you and what really matters in Life. Never let other voices of other people drown out your inner voice.” – Trey Songz
“Life in general you gotta believe in you…. you live your life for you, you do what you do for you because the moment you start to live your life for others you’ll lose yourself within that. Focus on what it is you want to have. Go get it.” – Trey Songz
“Count your blessings. Every time I am doing bad I count my blessings. And I always lose count. Try that sometime.” – Trey Songz
Nominated in 2009 in the “Best Male R&B Vocal Performance” Grammy for “Can’t Help but Wait”
Nominated in 2010 in the “Best Contemporary R&B Album” Grammy Awards for “Ready”
Nominated in 2013 in the “Best R&B Song” Grammy Awards for “Heart Attack”
Nominated in 2015 in the “Best Male R&B/Pop Artist” BET Awards
Nominated in 2017 in the “Best Male R&B/Pop Artist” BET Awards
Won in 2009 in the “Best Male R&B Artist” Soul Train Music Award
Won in 2010 in the “MuchVibe Hip-Hop Video of the Year” MuchMusic Video Award
Won in 2010 in the “Best Male R&B Artist Male” Soul Train Music Award
Won in 2014 in the “Best Male R&B Artist Male” Soul Train Music Award
Answers to FAQs about Trey Songz
Is Trey Songz married?
No, he’s not currently married but has had relationships with many girls over the years.
How Old is Trey Songz?
He’s 34 years old, born on 28 November 1984.
Where is Trey Songz from?
He’s from Petersburg, Virginia, in the United States.
Does Trey Songz Have Kids?
Yes, he has a son, Noah, born April 20, 2019.
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