Facts of Ginuwine
|Full Name||Elgin Baylor Lumpkin|
|Birth Name||Elgin Baylor Lumpkin|
|Birth City||Washington, District of Columbia|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||James II Lumpkin|
|Mother Name||Sandra Lumpkin|
|Spouse||Tonya Johnston (2003-2015)|
|No Of Children||9|
|Sibilings||James III, Latisha|
|Education||Forestville High School, Prince George's Community College|
|Date of Birth||October 15,1970|
How Much Money Does Singer Ginuwine Own?
Turned professional since 1991, the American born singer Ginuwine came to fame ever since the release of the Platinum-certified single Pony in 1996. Having released many best-selling albums, the R&B singer owns the net worth of $5 million as of September 2019.
Till date, Ginuwine has released 8 studio albums and 29 singles, totaling the sales of 6.98 million in the US. His most successful albums are Ginuwine...the Bachelor (1996) and 100% Ginuwine (1999), both received 2-time Platinum.
Starting his career with a member of Swing Mob in the 90s, the American singer grabbed commercial success after signing to Epic Records as a solo artist. His most famous songs are Pony, Differences and In Those Jeans.
Way To Massive Fortune: Career, Income Sources & Earnings
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Grammy Award nominee has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of September 2019.
The majority of his income source is signing career; he collected massive sum through album sales as well as from movie appearances. No doubt that Ginuwine earns the salary in million dollars figure per year.
The Washington D.C native started his career as a member of Swing Mob, where he collaborated with Missy Elliott and Timbaland in the music video for Jodeci.
Thereafter, following the fold of Swing Mob, he began to venture as a solo artist signing with Epic Records in the mid-1990s.
Ginuwine got career breakthrough with his debut album "Ginuwine...the Bachelor" (became 2-time RIAA Platinum), released on October 8, 1996.
For a fact, his first single Pony (1996) got Platinum certification by RIAA and charted number 6 on the Billboard Hot 10.
Later, in 1999, Ginuwine released his second studio album 100% Ginuwine featuring hit songs like Same Ol' G, So Anxious and None of Ur Friends Business.
His second album received a 2-time Platinum certification from RIAA which grabbed him massive attention from producers such as R. Kelly.
Till date, the In Those Jeans singer has released 8 solo studio albums & 29 singles, recording a total of 6.98 million sales in the US.
Currently singed to Notifi Records/Warner Brothers, Ginuwine is working on his eighth studio album Same Ol' G...the Bachelor, where Timbaland and Missy Elliott will be executive producers.
Collaboration & Formation Of TGT
In 2007, Ginuwine formed an R&B group called TGT with Tyrese and Tank, and later in 2012, signed with Atlantic Records.
On August 23, 2013, TGT released their debut collaborative album Three Kings; it peaked #3 in the US Billboard Chart.
TV Shows & Movies
Apart from the music career, he also has TV & movie appearances in his credit. He appeared as the singer R&B singer Romeo in the film Juwanna Mann.
Also, he participated in UK reality show Celebrity Big Brother 21 (series 21) and finished 11th before being evicted on January 23, 2018, while the winner was Courtney Act.
Revenue From Endorsements & Social Media
With growing fame, Ginuwine surely has lured many brands for endorsement deals. Well, he works as a spokesperson for beverage Adult Chocolate Milk.
Moreover, he is an avid user of Instagram and Twitter with over 719K followers and 210K followers respectively, as of September 2019.
Online sources cite that, the American singer can sum up in the range of $2,141- $3,568 per sponsored post via Instagram.
Residence, Cars & Lifestyle
Meanwhile, the Pony singer lives in his house in Brandywine, Maryland, estimated to be worth millions of dollars. His residence boasting a wide area features a swimming pool too.
Well, the median house price in Maryland is $347,000, that also comes up with an additional insurance premium of $982 per year.
Surely, his massive fortune blesses him with a lavish lifestyle.
Without a doubt, the millionaire personality owns a collection of luxurious rides, though is yet to open up the details on his cars.
In his music videos, Ginuwine often uses expensive cars such as BMW, Bentley & Fords.
Back in July 2019, he shared a post of his daughter Cypress and his daughter's new KIA car via Instagram.
Apart from expenses on daily life luxury, the American singer-songwriter also spends a huge sum on costly suits, jewelry & travels.
Expenses On Tax
Since the singer lives in Maryland, he has to pay 1.382% of its assessed value as property tax. On the other hand, the income tax cuts off $68,940 upon the yearly revenue of $200,000.
Involvement In Charity
Ginuwine is also active in charity works; with his now-ex-wife Tonya, the American singer ran a foundation S.P.R.U.C.E., that aims to help people to face physical and mental challenges.
Moreover, with his group, the Same Ol' G singer started a project to help to build homes for needy in Kansas City.
Ginuwine's Age, Height, Wife, Children, Relationship & Family
Ginuwine was born on October 15, 1970, in Washington, District of Columbia, the USA. His real name is Elgin Baylor Lumpkin.
Raised in an American family, Lumpkin has brother James III and a sister Latisha.
For a fact, in 2000, his mother Sandra Lumpkin died of cancer while father James II Lumpkin committed suicide, the same year, leaving Ginuwine is mental trauma. The song Two Reasons I Cry from the album The Life (2001) are about his parent's death.
He graduated from Forestville High School in 1989 & later enrolled at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland, where he obtained a paralegal associate's degree.
Inspired by Michael Jackson, Ginuwine later took on signing career that proved to be a boon eventually.
He holds American nationality and hails from African ethnic background.
How Old Is Ginuwine & What's His Height?
As of September 2019, Ginuwine's age is 48 and has a height of 6 ft. 2 inches (188 cm).
Divorced Wife Of 12 Years: Children & Relationship
Ginuwine was once a married man, though his marital relationship didn't stand much longer.
He and his wife (now ex) Tonya Johnston exchanged vows on September 8, 2003 in Cayman Islands. Well, Tonya is an American rapper famed for stage name Solé.
The duo met back in June 1999 & started dating by October that year.
Well, they welcomed 2 daughters: Story (born on March 29, 2001) and Dream Sarae Lumpkin (November 1, 2002).
However, after 12 years of marriage, they divorced on July 22, 2015, following 8 months of split announcement, i.e. in November 2014.
Father Of 9 Children
In February 2009, the singer announced that he is the father of 9 children, including 2 daughters Story and Dream with ex-wife Solé.
From the undisclosed failed relationships- prior to marriage, he became the father to son Elgin, Jr. (born January 30, 1991), Ramonda, Tiffany, Elgin, Ginel and Tahjair.
Moreover, Ginuwine is the step-father to Dejan & Cypress, from Solé previous relationships.
Is Singer Ginuwine Dating Currently?
No, the R&B singer is not dating at the moment & is allegedly single.
Back in 2018, he had a short-lived dating with Ashley James and has remained quite low-key on relationship update.
Though in May 2019, the rumors of his relationship with American singer Ashanti came up, after a live-lap dance of the two featured.
However, Ashanti tried for clearance stating:
The lap dance has been a part of my show for a very long time. That was hilarious because I actually got stuck to him which was hilarious, but I had so much fun. He was a cool sport. It was good! The crowd was hilarious. They were laughing so hard.
Prior to this, Ginuwine already encountered many rumored relationships: with Claudia Jordan (1997), late Aaliyah (1996 - 1997) and model Mz Jones.