Terence Trent D’Arby Net Worth

Terence Trent D’Arby Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Terence Trent D'Arby net worth is
$2 Million

Terence Trent D'Arby Wiki Biography

Terence Trent Howard was born on the 15th March 1962, in New York City, USA, and is a singer and songwriter. Since 2001, he is known under the name Sananda Maitreya, but is still better known under his former stage name, and Terence is most famous for his studio album “Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby” (1987) as well as for his hit singles “Sign Your Name”, “Wishing Well” and “If You Let Me Stay”.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this musician has accumulated so far? How rich Terence Trent D’Arby is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Terence Trent D’Arby’s net worth, as of early 2017, exceeds the sum of $2 million, acquired through his career in the music industry which has been active since 1984.

Terence Trent D’Arby Net Worth $2 million

Terence actually grew up in DeLand, Florida; his mother Frances was a gospel singer, counselor and a teacher, and her husband James Benjamin Darby, a Bishop. Apart from American, he is also of Scottish and Irish ancestry by his biological father. As a teenager, Terence was involved in boxing, and in 1980 won an amateur title – Florida’s Golden Gloves lightweight championship. He attended the University of Central Florida for a year prior to joining the US Army with which he served in West Germany before he was dishonorably discharged after being absent without leave. However, during his time in Germany, Terence was the frontman of The Touch band, which released the album “Love On Time”. in 1984, which provided the basis for Trent D’Arby’s net worth net worth and helped establish him in the world of music.

In 1986, he transferred to London, England, where he performed briefly with The Bojangles, but in 1987 he scored a solo recording deal and began his solo career. His debut album “Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby” hit the charts later in 1987, scoring a huge commercial success – the album reached the Top 5 in several countries including the UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland and even New Zealand and Australia. It featured four hit singles, and achieved five-time platinum status in the US, but “only” two-times platinum in Canada. In 1988, he was honored with the prestigious Grammy Award as well as Soul Train Award nomination. It is certain that this commercial success helped D’Arby to dramatically increase his net worth.

This was followed by another studio album named “Neither Fish Nor Flesh” in 1989. In 1993, Terence moved to Los Angles, California, and released the album “Symphony or Dream” which featured the hit singles “She Kissed Me” and “Delicate” and peaked at No. 4 on the UK Albums Chart. In 1995, Terence Trent D’Arby released “Vibrator” and launched an eponymous world tour.

In 2000, D’Arby performed with INXS during the opening of the Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. In 2001, he legally changed his name to Sananda Maitreya – apparently a spiritual transformation – and relocated to Munich, Germany, where he launched his own, independent record label – Treehouse Pub – which later that year released his studio album “Wildcard”. In 2002, he moved to Milan, Italy, where he worked on his new album “Angels & Vampires – Volume I” which was released in 2005. In 2006, “Angels & Vampires – Volume II” was released followed by “Nigor Mortis: A Critical Mass” which hit the charts in 2009. Doubtlessly, all these accomplishments increased Terence Trent D’Arby’s (or Sananda Maitreya) net worth by a large margin.

Besides music, he has put some efforts towards acting, appearing in several motion pictures such as “Clubland” and “Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story” both in 1999, as well as the TV series “Static Rock” in 2000. He has also worked on 30 movie soundtracks, including “Beavis and Butt-Head” (1993), “Beverly Hills Cop III” (1994), “My Name is Earl” (2007), “Being Erica” (2009) as well as “Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony” video game in 2009. All these engagements certainly helped Terence Trent D’Arby to boost his revenuesconsiderably.

When it comes to his personal life, Terence Trent D’Arby has managed to keep it mostly private. Besides being married since 2003 to Francesca Francone, there are no other data or rumors about his private affairs.

Full NameSananda Maitreya
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 15, 1962
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height1.89 m
ProfessionSinger-songwriter, Film Score Composer, Record producer
EducationDeLand High School, University of Central Florida
SpouseFrancesca Francone
ChildrenFrancesco Mingus Maitreya, Federico Elvis Maitreya
ParentsJames Benjamin Darby, Frances Darby
SiblingsDarren Darby
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act
AlbumsIntroducing the Hardline... 1987 Symphony or Damn 1993 Neither Fish nor Flesh 1989 The Rise Of The Zugebria... 2015 Angels & Vampires – Volume I 2005
Music GroupsINXS
NominationsGrammy Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video, MTV Video Music Award Best Breakthrough Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects, Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist, Soul Trai...
MoviesClubland, Clubland
1Resides in Milan, Italy [March 2008]
2First cousin of Shawn Michael Howard.
3Winner of the British Phonographic Industry Award for International Breakthrough Act in 1988.
4Rock and R&B musician.


Black MirrorTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Yoga Hosers2016"Wishing Well" / writer: "Wishing Well"
Perdona si te llamo amor2014performer: "Who's Loving You"
George Michael: Let Her Down Easy2014Video short writer: "Let Her Down Easy"
Dancing Stars2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Up in the Air2009/Iperformer: "Sign Your Name" 1987 - as Sananda Maitreya / writer: "Sign Your Name" 1987 - as Sananda Maitreya
Welcome to the 80'sTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Being EricaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Knocked Up2007performer: "Sign Your Name", "Wishing Well", "If You Let Me Stay" / writer: "Sign Your Name", "Wishing Well", "If You Let Me Stay" - as Sananda Maitreya
My Name Is EarlTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Adventure from Buzuluk to Abdoulino2006Documentary short performer: "Delicated"
Idol2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Operación triunfo2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Bring It On2001TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story1999TV Movie performer: "To Be Loved"
La vida en el aire1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Fan1996performer: "LETTING GO" / producer: "LETTING GO" / writer: "LETTING GO"
A Próxima Vítima1995TV Series 1 episode
Ready to Wear1994performer: "Supermodel Sandwich"
Beverly Hills Cop III1994"Right Thing, Wrong Way" / performer: "Right Thing, Wrong Way" / producer: "Right Thing, Wrong Way"
Beavis and Butt-HeadTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1993 writer - 1 episode, 1993
The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion1993TV Special performer: "Dance Little Sister" / writer: "Dance Little Sister"
Peter's Friends1992performer: "If You Let Me Stay" / writer: "If You Let Me Stay"
Strictly Business1991performer: "Let the People Sing" - as Terence Trent Darby / writer: "Let the People Sing" - as Terence Trent Darby
Frankie and Johnny1991performer: "FRANKIE AND JOHNNY A MAN AND A WOMAN" / writer: "FRANKIE AND JOHNNY A MAN AND A WOMAN"
Children's Ward1989TV Series 1 episode
Derrick1988TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dolly1987TV Series performer - 1 episode
Top of the PopsTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1987 writer - 2 episodes, 1987


The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1995-2003TV SeriesMusical Guest
Static Shock2000TV SeriesD.J. Rock
Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story1999TV MovieJackie Wilson
Heimat II: A Chronicle of a Generation1993TV Mini-Series
The Lenny Henry Show1987TV Series
Schulmädchen '841984as Terence Darby


George Michael: Let Her Down Easy2014Video short


Barend en Van Dorp2002TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1995TV SeriesHimself
Taratata1995TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1987-1995TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-1994TV SeriesHimself
Rage1994TV SeriesHimself
Viva Cabaret1993TV SeriesHimself
Motown 30: What's Goin' On!1990TV SpecialHimself
Star Test1990TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Nelson Mandela: An International Tribute for a Free South Africa1990TV MovieHimself
Going Live!1987-1990TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Rockopop1989TV Series
Big World Cafe1989TV SeriesHimself
Lunettes noires pour nuits blanches1988TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1988TV SeriesHimself
The 30th Annual Grammy Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
Saturday Night Live1988TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The British Record Industry Awards 19881988TV SpecialHimself
The Britannia Music Awards 19881988TV SpecialHimself
Showtime at the Apollo1987TV SeriesHimself
Dolly1987TV SeriesHimself
Fantastico 81987TV SeriesHimself
The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross1987TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Superstore1987TV SeriesHimself
The Tube1987TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Música sí2003TV SeriesHimself
Una altra cosa2003TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Michel Gondry 2: More Videos (Before and After DVD 1)2009VideoHimself (segment "She Kissed Me")
80s2005TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentaryHimself
X-Large1989TV Series documentaryHimself

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