Peabo Bryson Net Worth

Peabo Bryson Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Robert Peabo Bryson net worth is
$10 Million

Robert Peabo Bryson Wiki Biography

Robert Peabo Bryson was born on the 13th April 1951, in Greenville, South Carolina USA, and is a soul singer. Since the late 1970s, he has been known through duets with singers such as Natalie Cole, Roberta Flack and Melissa Manchester. These ballads were further surpassed by the music videos “Beauty and the Beast” (1991) by Céline Dion and “A Whole New World” (1992) by Regina Belle. Bryson is the winner of five Grammy Awards as well as an Academy Award. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1976.

How much is the net worth of Peabo Bryson? It has been estimated that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $10 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Music is the main source of Bryson net worth.

Peabo Bryson Net Worth $10 Million

To begin with, Bryson sang in Michael Zager’s band in the 1970s, and made his breakthrough as an R&B singer with his second solo album “Reaching for the Sky” (1977), which as well as the following one entitled “Crosswinds” (1978), was awarded gold certificates for sales. One year later the album “We’re the Best of Friends” was released with Natalie Cole, but Bryson didn’t have his first worldwide hit until 1983 in a duet with Roberta Flack. “Tonight I Celebrate My Love”, which reached #2 place on the UK charts. In the USA, he achieved a top 10 success with the solo recording “If Ever You’re in My Arms Again”. He also enjoyed great success in the 1990s; in 1991, the studio album “Can You Stop the Rain” topped the Billboard R&B charts, and the album of the same name received a gold award in the USA. The same year he sang with Céline Dion, the title song for the Walt Disney film “Beauty and the Beast” and again took the plunge into the top 10 of the USA charts, and the song won an Academy Award for Best Original Soundtrack as well as two Grammy Awards. A year later, he sang the Disney song “A Whole New World” for the movie “Aladdin” with Regina Belle, which won three Grammy Awards, including for the song of the year – it was actually Bryson’s only number one hit in the USA pop charts. In 1993, he joined Kenny G and recorded the song “By the Time This Night”, which subsequently stayed seven weeks in the Billboard Top 40.

Unfortunately, Bryson’s success decreased in the middle of 1990s. In 2003, he hit the headlines through tax breaks of $1.2 million. At a major auction, his Grammys, the gold awards and other valuable properties were sold to pay-off his debts. His last album “Missing You” was released in 2007; it took the 41st position on the Billboard R&B chart.

Finally, in the personal life of the singer, Peabo Bryson was engaged to Juanita Leonard and Angela Thigpen. However, he is married to Tanya Boniface. Peabo has one daughter, Linda Bryson.

Full NamePeabo Bryson
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthApril 13, 1951
Place Of BirthGreenville, South Carolina, USA
ProfessionR&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, composer
SpouseTanya Boniface
ChildrenLinda Bryson
ParentsMarie Bryson
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (1992, 1993), Academy Award for Best Original Soundtrack, Juno Award for Single of the Year (1993)
Record LabelsBullet / Bang, Capitol, Elektra, Columbia, Private Musi, Peak / Concord (2007–present)
Albums“Reaching for the Sky” (1977), “Crosswinds” (1978), “We're the Best of Friends”, “Born to Love“ (1983, with Roberta Flack), “Can You Stop the Rain” (1991), “Missing You” (2007)
Music GroupsMichael Zager’s band
NominationsMTV Movie Award for Best Song from a Movie (1993), Grammy Awards for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song (1993)
MoviesPeabo Bryson Live in Concert: Ladies' Request, Celine Dion: The Colour of My Love Concert, People: A Musical Celebration, Atlanta, GA, United States, Greenville, MS, United States, Hanover, MD, United States
TV Shows“Beauty and the Beast” (1991), “A Whole New World” (1992)
1Bryson was engaged several times to Juanita Leonard, the former wife of boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard. In the 1990s, he became engaged to Angela Thigpen, former Miss Virginia Teen USA and later a model/actress.
2Co-host, with Angela Martinez, of an infomercial for TimeLife's "Classic Soul Ballads" music collection. [2006]
3Currently on tour [August 2006]
4Has one daughter, Linda.
5Has had 7 hit songs all duets with some of the most prominent female artists in the industry. He won two Grammys in less than two years for two of his 7 duets both songs appeared on Disney soundtracks for Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast in 1992 and 1993 respectively.
6Sang the 1987-1991 opening of long-running ABC soap opera, One Life to Live (1968).


2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV Special performer: "Summer Breeze"
Hawaii Five-02010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Patinando por un sueño2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Ten2007performer: "Tonight, I Celebrate My Love", "I Just Came Here to Dance", "You're Lookin' Like Love to Me"
Rapsittie Street Kids: Believe in Santa2002TV Movie performer: "Through A Child's Eye"
Friday After Next2002performer: "Big Boys" / writer: "Big Boys"
American Idol2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Winter Solstice on Ice1999TV Movie documentary performer: "The Gift", "I Wish I Could"
Soul Music Festival: Part IV1998TV Movie writer: "Feel The Fire" - uncredited
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas1997Video performer: "As Long As There's Christmas End Title"
People: A Musical Celebration1995TV Movie "Believing" / performer: "How Wonderful We Are"
Great Performances1995TV Series performer - 1 episode
David Foster's Christmas Album1993TV Special performer: "I'll Be Home For Christmas
The Arsenio Hall Show1993TV Series performer - 1 episode
Aladdin1992performer: "A Whole New World Aladdin's Theme" 1992
All My Children1992TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 64th Annual Academy Awards1992TV Special performer: "Beauty and the Beast"
Beauty and the Beast1991performer: "Beauty and the Beast End Title Duet"
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV Special writer: "Feel The Fire" - uncredited
Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary: It's Only Rock 'n' Roll1988TV Movie performer: "The Closer I Get To You"
Leonard Part 61987performer: "Without You", "Positive", "Hurt"
Shades of Love: Sincerely, Violet1987Video lyrics: "Tonight I Celebrate My Love" / music: "Tonight I Celebrate My Love" / performer: "Tonight I Celebrate My Love"
FameTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1984 music - 1 episode, 1984 performer - 1 episode, 1984
D.C. Cab1983performer: "D.C. Cab"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1980-1983TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Romantic Comedy1983performer: "Maybe"
Bad Boys1983performer: "Give Me Your Love" / writer: "Give Me Your Love"
WKRP in CincinnatiTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1982 writer - 1 episode, 1982
Bustin' Loose1981performer: "Ballad For D" / writer: "Ballad For D"
Today1978TV Series writer - 1 episode


Boo Boo Bandits2009TV MovieGrand Boo Boo
King of the Hill1998TV SeriesNational Anthem Singer
Fame1984TV SeriesLefty


Boo Boo Bandits2009TV Movie
I Surrender All2001

Music Department

16th Annual Trumpet Awards2008TV Special musician


Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon2011Documentary with thanks to


The Nation's Favourite Disney Song2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - Singer, A Whole New World
Killing Me Softly: The Roberta Flack Story2014TV MovieHimself
Life After2012TV SeriesHimself
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
16th Annual Trumpet Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Baisden After Dark2008TV SeriesHimself
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar2001TV SeriesHimself - Performer
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHimself
A Skaters' Tribute to Broadway1998TV MovieHimself
The Parent 'Hood1997TV SeriesHimself
Miss America Pageant1996TV SpecialHimself - Singer
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Festival of Fun Musical Spectacular1996TV MovieHimself - Performer
Pocahontas: The Musical Tradition Continues1995TV Special documentaryHimself
Great Performances1995TV SeriesHimself
Miss Universe Pageant1994TV Special documentaryHimself - Guest Star
Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame1994TV Movie documentaryHimself
CBS This Morning1991-1994TV SeriesHimself
Céline Dion: The Colour of My Love Concert1994TV Movie documentaryHimself
The King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Musical Christmas at Walt Disney World1993TV SpecialHimself
David Foster's Christmas Album1993TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1993TV SeriesHimself
Bob Hope: The First 90 Years1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 35th Annual Grammy Awards1993TV SpecialHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1992TV MovieHimself
All My Children1992TV SeriesHimself
The 1992 World Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself
The 64th Annual Academy Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Co-Performer: Beauty and The Beast
Soul Train1978-1992TV Series documentaryGuest / Himself / Singer
The 19th Annual American Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1989-1991TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1980-1991TV SeriesHimself
Peabo Bryson: Can You Stop the Rain1991ShortHimself
Thicke of the Night1983TV SeriesHimself
The Midnight Special1978TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Power Vision - Pop Galerie1999TV Series documentaryHimself

Won Awards

1994GrammyGrammy AwardsSong of the YearAladdin (1992)
1994GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with VocalsAladdin (1992)
1993GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With VocalBeauty and the Beast (1991)

Nominated Awards

1994GrammyGrammy AwardsRecord of the YearAladdin (1992)
1993Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Original SongAll My Children (1970)
1993GrammyGrammy AwardsSong of the YearBeauty and the Beast (1991)
1993GrammyGrammy AwardsRecord of the YearBeauty and the Beast (1991)
1993GrammyGrammy AwardsAlbum of the YearBeauty and the Beast (1991)
1993MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Movie SongAladdin (1992)

Known for movies

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