Musiq Soulchild Net Worth

Raquel Davies | January 28, 2014


$8 Million


    Taalib Johnson


    September 16, 1977




    5 foot 6 inches and 170lbs

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Musiq Soulchild is an American singer-songwriter with an estimated net worth of $8 million. He is 5’6″ and weighs 170 pounds. Taalib Johnson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 16, 1977. From a young age he looked up to music legends such as Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, Patti LaBelle, James Brown, and Stevie Wonder. By the time Johnson was an adolescent her realized that he had musical gifts and no longer wanted attend school. He dropped out of high school at the age of 17 to work as a musician. He started gaining a reputation around Philly as the “music dude” through scatting a jazz clubs, busking on the streets, and covering the open mic circuit. Johnson decided to go by the stage name “Musiq Soulchild” since everyone knew him for his music and later part of his stage name represented his homage to the soul musicians that came before him.

In 200 Musiq Soulchild released his debut album Aijuswanaseing. The lead single off of the album were “Just friends”and “Love”. “Love” performed well, spending 22 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

His second album Juslisen fared even better debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Singles like “Halfcrazy” and “Dontchange” helped Juslisen reach platinum status.

Musiq Soulchild has gone on to release 5 more studio albums: Soulstar (2003), Luvanmusiq (2007), OnMyRadio (2008), MusiqInTheMagiq (2011), and 9ine (2013; with Syleena Johnson).

The R&B singer has won awards from Billboard, BET, Soul Train, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. He is an 11-time Grammy nominated artist.

In addition to his music career Musiq Soulchild has ventured off into the realms of television and print advertisements. He has been in ads for The Gap, Nike, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, and Levi Strauss & Co. He has also made guest appearances on television shows such as The Game and All of Us.

Musiq Soulchild has an enough net worth to buy:

1. 133,333.3 Dior Eyeshadow Palette ($60.00 each)

2. 19,876.5 iHome Docking Station ($810.00 each)

3. 1,333.3 Bugaboo Bee Stroller ($5,999.90 each)

Musiq Soulchild has enough net worth to give everyone in Bulgaria $1.

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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