How much is Ricky Bell worth? $15 Million.
How did Ricky Bell earn his money and wealth?
Ricky Bell, real name Ricardo ‘Ricky’ Bell, was born on 18, September 1967 in Boston Massachusetts. He is the youngest of his ten siblings. In the year 2004, Bell got married to actress Amy Correa. The two do not share any children currently. Bell is an American singer and is best known as one of the founding members of the R&B/pop group titled ‘New Edition.’ He started his career as a singer along with his close friend Ralph Tresvant by developing a group known as ‘Ricky and Ralph’. Later on, Bell and his friends Ronnie DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Michael Bivins, including Ralph Tresvant became to be known as ‘New Edition.’ The group started their music career in the year 1978 which continued for more than 30 years.
After Bobby Brown left the group, Johnny Gill was included in the mid-80s. Before Gill became a member of the group, Bell was the oldest member of ‘New Edition.’ After the group recorded the album ‘Heartbreak’, Bell was given a chance to become a solo artist. However, he did not choose to be a solo artist then and instead formed the group ‘Bell Biv DeVoe’, with him being the lead singer. ‘Bell Biv DeVoe’ is the first group to bring out the elements of R&B and Rap. The group’s debut in the year 1990 established Bell as a capable lead singer, having the skills to the top of music charts.
Even though Bell had mainly worked as a backup vocalist while in ‘New edition’, he emerged as a utilized voice in the singles which the group released during the 90s. With the exceptional singles such as ‘Hot2Nite’, ‘Hit Me Off,’ as well as ‘You Don’t Have to Worry,’ Bell went on to become the lead or co-lead in the rest of the charting songs of the group. The single ‘I’m Still in Love With You’, which also features Ralph Tresvant, gained so much of success that soon a Spanish version of the song was recorded with the titled ‘Siempre Tu.’
The single ‘One More Day’ is the only ‘New Edition’ song which features a solo member in its video. The other singles which feature Bell’s voice include the 1990 ‘Please Don’t Cry’ by Red Bandit. He has also given backup voices on 1992 ‘Pretty Little Girls’ and on the 1997 song ‘Candy’ along with Ralph Tresvant, Bell.
With both the groups ‘New Edition’’ and ‘Bell Biv DeVoe’, Bell has given more than two dozen television and films performances which include The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Knight Rider, Family Matters, New York Undercover, the film Krush Groove, and several awards, and music programs. In the year 2009, Bell, along with Ne-Yo, sang their famous 1990 song ‘Poison’ at the BET Awards.
What are the highest grossing earnings of Ricky Bell?
- Poison (1990): Peaked at #3
- Do Me! (1990): Peaked at #3
- The Best Things In Life Are Free (1992): Peaked at #10
- Gangsta (1993): Peaked at #21
- B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)? (1990): Peaked at #26
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