R&B hitmaker, Trey Songz is a singer and rapper who began making music right from his formative years and has gone ahead to gain a strong footing in the music arena. Since releasing his debut album ‘I Gotta Make It’ which debuted at No. 22 on Billboard 200 in the year 2005, Trey Songz net worth has continuously augmented as the ‘Say Aah’ singer has released many other chart-topping albums down the years.
He had his first platinum album in 2009 when he dropped his third studio album ‘Ready’, recording a sales of over a million copies in the United States. Then his most successful single yet ‘Bottoms Up’ sold over four million units in the US, thus, contributing to Songz’s total record sales of over 25 million. As of 2020, the music sensation has accrued a net worth of $12 million, which he also increased through earnings from tours, concerts and investments.
Trey Songz Has Made Bank From His Release Of Many Platinum Certified Hits
Having been encouraged by family and friends to pursue a career in music, Trey Songz whose real name is Tremaine Aldon Neverson started his professional career by releasing mixtapes under the moniker, Prince of Virginia. Later in July 2005, he dropped his first studio album titled ‘I Gotta Make It’ which sold about 40,000 units in its first week of release and peaked at No. 20 on Billboard 200 and No. 6 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. The album has sold more than 390,000 copies in the United States.
Aiming for a more successful album, the ‘Gotta Go’ singer then released his second studio album ‘Trey Day’ in October 2007 and recorded first week sales of 73,000 copies in the United States and eventually posted a record sales of more than 400,000 units. The album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and spawned many commercially successful singles which also attained certifications from the RIAA.
They include ‘Can’t Help But Wait’ – a soundtrack he provided for the film, Step Up 2 the Streets which peaked at No. 14 on Billboard Hot 100 and No. 2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart. It was also certified gold by the RIAA. In 2009, Trey Songz attained a well-deserved recognition for his singing prowess, as well as a commercial breakthrough following the release of ‘Ready’, his third studio album. It sold 131,000 copies in its first week after debuting at No. 3 on the US Billboard 200 and has gained platinum certification from the RIAA, having sold over a million units in the US.
Bolstering Trey Songz net worth, the album also produced five chart-topping singles namely; ‘I Need a Girl’, ‘LOL Smiley Face’ feat. Gucci Mane and Soulja Boy, ‘I Invented Sex’ feat. Drake, ‘Neighbors Know My Name’, and ‘Say Aah’ feat. Fabolous. The latter peaked at No. 9 on Hot 100 and No. 3 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart and sold over two million copies in the United States, attaining double-platinum from the RIAA.
He Had Huge Success With Passion, Pain & Pleasure, Chapter V, And Trigga
Trey Songz had unprecedented success in 2010 when he dropped his fourth studio album ‘Passion, Pain & Pleasure’ which also contributes to his staggering net worth. It debuted at No. 2 on Billboard 200 and No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. The album’s lead single ‘Bottoms Up’ feat. Nicki Minaj peaked at No. 6 on US Hot 100 and No. 2 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, selling more than four million units as it attained four-times platinum certification from the RIAA, becoming Trey Songz’s most successful single yet.
He reportedly amassed over $1.7 million from the sales of ‘Passion, Pain & Pleasure’ which also spawned other platinum-certified singles such as ‘Can’t Be Friends’ and ‘Love Faces’. Songz followed up his hit-making streak with the release of ‘Chapter V’, his fifth studio album in August 2012. It debuted atop US Billboard 200 and posted sales of 135,000 copies in its first week. It was certified gold by the RIAA, as it gathered combined sales and streaming equivalent units of more than 500,000 units in the United States.
The album’s singles ‘Heart Attack’ and ‘2 Reasons’ featuring T. I have each sold more than one million units in the United States, gaining platinum certification with another of the album’s single ‘Dive In’ attaining gold certification. The Grammy nominee’s subsequent albums include ‘Trigga’ which debuted atop US Billboard 200 and US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart and ‘Tremaine the Album’ that clinched the No. 3 spot on Billboard 200 and No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.
His eight studio album ‘Back Home’ was released in October 2020. Other of Trey Songz’s commercially successful tracks include ‘Na Na’, ‘Touchin, Lovin’, and ‘Slow Motion’. Having established a bloomy music career, it’s no surprise that the R&B star has accumulated millions of dollars from his efforts.
Highlights Of Trey’s Best Songs/Albums With Their Billboard Rankings And RIAA Certifications
Billboard 200/Hot 100 Rankings
|Can’t Help But Wait||14||Gold|
Since Beginning His Career, The Singer Has Headlined Many Music Tours
In addition to earning massively from album sales, Trey Songz’s annual earnings have been boosted through the sales of tickets and merchandise while on tours, and equally performing in concerts. Since 2014, his annual earnings have been reported to be over $1 million, having gathered about $1.4 million, as well as $1.7 million in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
Down the years, he has been on many music tours such as Cingular College Tour HBCUs (2005), Trey Day Tour (2007), Ready Tour (2009), Passion, Pain & Pleasure Tour (2010), Anticipation 2our (2012), Chapter V World Tour (2012), Between The Sheets Tour w/Chris Brown feat. Tyga (2015), among others. The latter which took place in the United States earned over $5.8 million in revenue.
The multi-award-winning singer has also performed as opening acts for Usher‘s OMG Tour (2010), The Blueprint 2 Tour by Jay-Z (2010), and Nicki Minaj’s The Pinkprint Tour. Additionally, Trey Songz raked in an undisclosed fee from his performance at the 2012 Essence Music Festival, as well as the Tycoon Music Festival in 2019.
Highlights Of Some Of His Earnings And Net Worth Per Year
Year Annual Earnings
- 2012 $700,000
- 2013 $900,000
- 2014 $1.2 million
- 2015 $1.4 million
- 2016 $1.7 million
Year Net Worth
- 2012 $6 million
- 2013 $9 million
- 2014 $10 million
- 2016 $12 million
Partnership With SX Liquors Helped Increase Trey Songz Net Worth
In the year 2015, Trey Songz invested some of his earnings in a partnership business deal with a renowned liquor brand, SX Liquors which is a premium line of spirits comprising of vodka, tequila, and rum. Since the partnership, the famous music artist has been serving as the social advocate for the SX Brand. Some of its premium lines include SX Liquors Cha Cha Cha with a price range of $14.99-$45.99, SX Liquors Calypso ($9.99-$32.99), and SX Liquors Negro ($25.99-$36.99).
With Trey as the new face of the SX Liquors, the premium line has recorded massive sales in recent times, as the company grew from selling 2,600 cases in 2014 to 23,000 cases in 2015, enjoying 300% growth in revenue. Asides SX Liquors, the R&B superstar has endorsed other liquor brands such as Moet and Cherry Noire, hence, racking up more fortune for himself. He has reportedly earned more than $300,000 from endorsement deals, having signed lucrative contracts with brands such as Rocawear, Kodak, Adidas, and Grey Goose.
Highlights Of The Grammy Nominated Singer’s Business Deals
- Partner With Sensual and Exotic Liquors
- Brand Ambassadorship deals
A Peek Into His Real Estate Acquisition And Car Collection
In his early career, Songz rented a ten-bedroom with 12 bathrooms mansion in the Hollywood Hills for $35,000 a month. Then in the year 2016, he purchased a luxury home in Bell Canyon, California for $3.45 million. The 1-acre property contains a 7,800-square foot main house which features 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, a theater, and a game room with a wet bar, as well as a guest house of about 900-square foot.
Unlike many of his colleagues in the music business, the ‘Na Na’ crooner is not a car enthusiast as he is only known to own a 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG which he reportedly purchased for $63,000 and a 1977 Chevy Monte Carlo.