Everyone knows about the legend Michael Jackson, and his life before his death. We bet, a lot of people know that Michael had a sister Janet Jackson, who rose to fame during the 80s. Janet is regarded as a distinguished figure in the pop culture for more than 30 years. Well, today, we aren’t here to talk about Janet, but we will tell you about her ex-husband James DeBarge.
De Barge, who is also a renowned American singer, came into the limelight after he tied the knot with Janet. His involvement in the music industry and his super-hit 80s songs brought a lot of wealth into his life. Want to know how much is the net worth and salary of James De Barge? Keep reading to get the details about and also find out about his career and awards.
1963 born De Barge was a member of DeBarge vocal group. The band released six amazing albums among which 3 became US Gold certified records. James’ songs such as ‘Time Will Reveal’, ‘All This Love’, ‘Rhythm of the Night’, ‘Who's Holding Donna Now’, as well as ‘You Wear It Well’ became sensational.
James DeBarge with his former wife Janet Jackson
Besides, DeBarge has collaborated with DJ Quik and Mausberg on ‘Tha Divorce Song’ and ‘Get Nekkid’ respectively. His 2004 song with Haitian sensation Won-G, ‘Nothing's Wrong’ also became famous. In 2006, Debarge appeared as a guest artist on rapper J-Ro’s album 818 Antics.
De Barge is quite passive at the moment. This might be the reason his net worth is not very high. He has an estimated net worth of $250 thousand. A significant part of his income comes from his album sales and stage shows. However, the singer experienced substantial financial loss when he was imprisoned in 2012 after being accused of assault with a dangerous weapon, and drugs charges.
DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night:
Although De Barge is already out of prison now, it is crucial to note that he hasn’t won or bagged home any awards till date. De Barge would definitely earn more if he continued his works. However, it seems like he is into something else right now and doesn’t want paparazzi to hamper it.
I'm in the studio, But I have to take out time and say RIP To the greatest entertainer of all time, Michael Jackson. Love 7 stay blessed.— James DeBarge (@JamesDeBarge) June 25, 2010
De Barge early success brought a lot of happiness, fame, and money in his life. However, it didn’t sustain for long. It seems like he couldn’t handle all the fame. How we wish he hadn't let his career down in such a way.