Childhood love is one of the purest love and one ought to believe that. But if you take it granted then you would lose the loved ones who have been in your side in both worst and happy times.
Likewise, this story is one of the examples for the fruitless love story of American rapper and actor, Ralph Tresvant. After being together from childhood, how does one can feel and the love cheated on you? After the divorced from his first wife, has he moved on? Let’s have a look at Ralph’s personal life and how much is his net worth?
|Full Name||Ralph Edward Tresvant Sr.|
|Net Worth||$ 8 million|
|Date Of Birth||May 16, 1968|
|Place Of Birth||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Profession||American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer|
|Spouse (s)||Amber Serrano (2004-Present) & Ex-Wife, Shelly Jean|
Ralph Tresvant is an American rapper, singer and songwriter who has released several hits singles and album in his career. Born on May 15, 1968, Patricia Ann Tresvant and Ralph Tresvant in the Roxbury section of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He grew up enjoying music with his siblings; LaTonya and Andre.
During his junior school days, Tansvant along with his three friends, Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell and Michael Bivins formed a group called Jackson 5 by Maurice Starr and started performing at local events. Later the group changed its name to ‘New Edition’ and also. signed a contract to Streetwise Records label.
Ralph Tresvant has a net worth of $8 million.
Tresvant earns a hefty worth from his both solo career and group ‘New Edition.’ Further speaking about his wealth, he makes an extra income by his appearance on movies and televisions and tour.
He has mentioned anything relating to his total assets such as house, cars and so on. Though, if you have followed on the social media pages then you will see that he posts selfies of himself by showing his expensive cars.
The band New Edition released their first debut album Candy Girl including hits singles; Is This The End that peaked at number 8 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, Popcorn Love, Jealous Girl in 1983. The next year, New Edition released a second self-titled album which reached at number 6 on Billboard 200 and was certified two-times Platinum by RIAA, selling 2 million copies.
The album consists of singles such as Cool It Now, Mr. Telephone Man, My Secret (Didja Gitit Yet? and Lost In Love. After the huge success, The rap group started working on their third album All For Love that released in 1985, ranking at No. 32 on the Billboard 200. The album sold 1 million copies, however, it was certified platinum.
After the third album, the band member Bobby Brown shortly departed to pursue a solo career until he was back with the group in 1996. The fourth studio album Under the Blue Moon by American R&B boy band New Edition released in the year 1998 that reached number 43 on the Billboard 200, and number 18 on the R&B albums chart.
The fourth album didn’t succeed commercially as the previous albums. It sold only 500,000 copies in the USA and RIAA named it Gold. The album includes hit singles like Earth Angel, Duke of Earl, Lonely Girl, Tears on My Pillow, Blue Moon and more.
Heart Break, the fifth album was the final album to rapper Tresvant and the first album to feature Johnny Gill as member of the group. It was certified double platinum by RIAA and peaked at numbers twelve and three on the US Billboard 200 and R&B Albums Chart respectively. In 1994, it was certified double platinum after selling 2 million copies worldwide.
The New Edition rapper reunited to his rap group for their 1996 comeback album with the group, Home Again. It was the only one album that to date to feature all six members of New Edition. Home Again topped on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
In 1997, RIAA certified two-times platinum, selling 2 million copies including singles; Hit Me Off, You Don’t Have To Worry, Something About You, One More Day and I Still in Love With You. The same year, the group toured but Bivins and Brown left the tour early, while DeVoe, Bell, Gill, and Tresvant finished out the rest of the tour as a quartet. The seven studio album released in 2004 and by 2005, it sold 244,000 copies which to date.
The Candy Girl rapper left the New Edition to started his solo career. He felt that the group were not showing the intention he thought he deserved. Eventually, Ralph released a self-titled solo in 1990. The album spent 12 weeks on the Irish Albums Chart and peaked at Top 20 on the Billboard 200 Chart.
His lead single Sensitive spot top at No. 1 on the U.S R&B Single Chart and went platinum which became the biggest hit in his career. In addition, the song appeared on the popular video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and also featured in episode five of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. The other hit singles from the album included Do What I Gotta Do and Stone Cold Gentleman.
His other albums It’s Goin’ Down and Rizz-Wa-Faire released in 1994 and 2006 respectively. The hit continued with Money Can’t Buy You Love, My Homegirl, Rated X and many more.
Aside from music, he tried his luck as an actor in the entertainment industry and appeared in 1985 movie Knight Rider and Krush Groove as New Edition. Then he performed the hit single ‘Yo Baby Yo’ in 1991 movie House Party 2, the sequel to the 1990 film House Party.
He starred as Sam Cooke in an American biographical film Get On Up that released in 2014. Some other credit movies are Barbershop Blues, Triple Cross as Sonny and Behind RizzWaFaire.
The Is This The End rapper Ralph shocked his fans after he divorced his childhood sweetheart Shelly. Many of his fans are curious to know who is that lady for whom the rapper cheated on his partner.
Well, Ralph is currently married to his second with Amber Serrano. The duo dated for eight years prior to walked on the aisle. Ralph and Amber tied the knot in a double wedding ceremony on 18 September 2004 alongside his New Edition group member Nelly Bell and wife Amy Correa.
Don’t Miss: Ralph’s second wife, Amber Serrano Tresvant
The pair have been married for almost 15 years and shares a son named Dakari Tresvant. In2017, his son graduated and made him proud.
He took Twitter to congratulate him by pouring his feelings that how he felt along with wishing a huge ‘Happy Birthday’ to his firstborn child, Na’Quelle LaDawn Tresvant.
My babies.. pic.twitter.com/LWcdmUUkN3
— Ralph Tresvant (@RalphTresvant) June 9, 2017
The two got married in 1993 but lasted their marriage just for a few years and ended with a bitter divorce. As per sources, The reason behind the divorce was having his extramarital affair with Amber.
Though he has had three children; Na’Quelle Tresvant-Smith and Mariah Tresvant and a son Ralph Jr. with Shelly.
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