Renowned singer and model Ginuwine net worth is nearly about $6 million as estimated in 2017. Check out his height, age, house & salary detail. His full name is Elgin Baylor Lumpkin, popularly known as Ginuwine is an American singer-songwriter and performer. He started his journey of the music career in the mid-1990’s signing the Epic records. He began it after his graduation on paralegal associates degree from Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland. Before that he was raised and graduated from Forestville High School now renamed as Forestville Military Academy, Forestville in the year 1989.
|Full Name||Elgin Baylor Lumpkin|
|Birth Date||October 15, 1970|
|Height||6.2 feet / 1.87 m|
|Parents||Sandra Lumpkin and James II Lumpkin|
|Net Worth||$11 Million|
|Source of Income||singer-songwriter|
|Annual Salary||$1.375 Million|
|Sibling||James III and Latisha Lumpkin|
|Children||Ginel Lumpkin, Story Asaundra Lumpkin, Kayah Lumpkin, Elgin Lumpkin Jr. and Dream Sarae Lumpkin|
Elgin started his career as a member of Swing Mob, a New York-based music compound of favorite R&B group Jodeci. There he met Missy and Timbaland. Afterward, Swing Mob shut and in 1996 Ginuwine worked together with Missy and Timbaland to produce debut studio album Ginuwine…the Bachelor. He has released seven studio albums on which first two albums ranked platinum two times with sale over 1 million copies each time in the USA. Elgin released his album ‘100% Ginuwine’ in 1999, which was the winner of Best R&B/Soul Male Album in the year 2000. His albums ‘The Senior’ and ‘A Man’s Thoughts’ reached rank one on US R&B Chart. Producer R. Kelly crafted him in 1999. In 2001, Ginuwine hit number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. He picked number 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart with his single ‘Differences.’
Many sites are claiming that the net worth of Ginuwine is about $11 million, while the trusted sites are claiming $5 million (Richest.com posted about 1 & 1/2 year back). So based on authentic site, he should have around $6 million now in 2017.
Both parents of Ginuwine passed away within a year. His father committed suicide and mother died of cancer. He dipped into depression. However, after counseling moving his pastor, he turned him to a positive path. He featured the song “Two Reasons I Cry” about the death of parents on his album ‘The Life’ in 2001. In 2002, Ginuwine started his label, Bag entertainment. He introduced producer Melrog and rapper Knightron on the ‘Back 2 Da Basics’ album. Ginuwine made the team with Tyrese and Tank to form an R&B group among themselves titled as TGT. They have signed with Atlantic Records in 2012. The group released their album ‘Three Kings’ in 2013, which achieved Grammy nomination in 2014.
Ginuwine was cast as R&B singer ‘Romio’ in the film ‘Juwanna Mann.’ He also played as a co-star in the Gospel Music Channel debut of John Griffin’s stage play ‘The Ideal Husband.’ He is a spokesman of vodka-based beverage Adult Chocolate Milk. 47 year old, 6 feet 1 inch high Elgin Baylor Lumpkin was born on 15th October 1970 in Washington, D.C. Co-incidentally he is named after the NBA legend Elgin Baylor, who is also a Washington native. Ginuwine was married to American rapper Tonya M. Johnston, known as Sole. The couple has whole nine children through; Ginuwine announced that their divorce was settled in 2015.