American former singer, songwriter and record producer, Montell Jordan has done so well for himself.
The singer and songwriter rose to fame in 1995 with the hit single “This is How We Do It”. Montell was the primary solo artist for Def Jam Recordings, which took him to the next level of fame and money. Jordan is not only a singer but he is also a songwriter and a producer who has written and produced for other singers as well. He has released six studio albums till date and currently serves as the worship leader at Victory World Church in Norcross, Georgia following his retirement from the mainstream music industry in 2010.
Early Life and Career
Montell Jordan was born on December 03, 1968, in Los Angeles, California, USA and was raised in the same city. Jordan was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California from where he graduated with a bachelor degree in communications in the year 1991. For a celebrity, he is kind of a non-attention-seeker and likes to keep himself far from show business.
He is also a devoted Christian or a born-again Christian who has managed to seclude himself from his mainstream musical career to become a Worship Minister at Victory World Church. Jordan has also been giving appearances in some NBA games with his musical performances which still ties him with mainstream music to some extent.
After his breakthrough hit single, “This is How We Do It” in 1995, Jordan went on to give a string of hit singles such as “Somethin’ 4 Da Honeyz”, “Let’s Ride” and many more. In 2003, Jordan left Def Jam recordings to sign with the record label Koch Records and released the album “Life After Def”. Jordan again switched to another record label named Fontana Records from where he released his next album, “Let It Rain”. Some of Montell’s many singles which found a place in the top 40 hits include the likes of “Let’s Ride” and “Get It on Tonite”. His last album “Let it Rain” was released in 2008. After all these successful ventures, he announced his retirement from the music industry in 2010.
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Montell Jordan Net Worth
Jordan made quite a lot of money that amounted to millions previously but after his retraction from the mainstream music field, his income has been counting in thousands. His net worth has been estimated at $500,000 since 2015 which is still more than adequate for him and his family for leading the decent lifestyle they have chosen.
Montell Jordan Wife and Children
While Jordan likes to keep personal matters private, it is not so secret that he is married to Kristin Hudson. Jordan is also a proud father of four children who he shares with Kristin, his wife of nineteen years. Currently, the family lives in Atlanta, Georgia where Jordan serves as the pastoral staff for Victory World Church. Jordan has recently written a Christian album which features the song “Shake Heaven”. However, even while serving God, Jordan has never taken himself apart from his field of passion, that is music.
At first glance, Montell Jordan appears very tall. The good news is, the first glance is actually as real as it appears. The star is quite tall standing at height of 2.03m around 6 feet 8 inches. This means he is 33 inches taller than the average star (5 feet 7 inches) in his category. Other stars who have the same height with him include Quinton Aaron, Tyler Mane, Richard Moll, Mattew Willig and Greg Davies.
Besides his height, Montell Jordan is handsome and physically chiselled, although his chest, bones and waist measurements couldn’t be verified. The singer’s talent may have gotten him to the position he is now, but his overall appearance probably played some part. Fortunately, Montell Jordan’s four kids are doing their best to get the best of him in terms of looks.
Quick Facts about Montell Jordan
Full Name: Montell Jordan
Profession: Singer, songwriter, producer, actor, minister
Height: 6ft 7 in
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: December 3, 1968
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
Marital Status: Married to Kristin Jordan
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius