The Dream is the famous stage name of Terius Youngdell Nash, recognized as a singer, songwriter as well as a record producer, who has an estimated net worth of $12 Million. He is best recognized for his win of BET Awards in category of Best New Artist in year 2008.
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Biography & Wiki:
The Dream was born in year 1977 in in Rockingham, located in North Carolina. This singer got relocated along with his mother towards Atlanta while he was of age two years. After initially learning to play trumpet within elementary school, he has acquired skills to play the drums as well as guitar.
His mother passed away in year 1992 when he was just fifteen years, and that event inspired him to write songs. Moreover, he mentions that demise of his mother offered him “soft spot” for ladies, to which he acclaims his wish to write songs regarding female empowerment like Rihanna’s “Umbrella”.
He was relocated along with his grandfather, a solid mason who implanted a strong work ethics in him in his young age.
The Dream started off his career in singing when he met R&B producer named Laney Stewart in year 2001 and Stewart assisted him receive a publishing contract after Nash has written “Everything” for album by B2K entitled Pandemonium!.
Below the pen name i.e. “The-Dream,” he has started writing lyrics dedicated for several popular artists. Moreover, he has co-written Britney Spears’ hit entitled “Me Against the Music” derived from her album entitled In the Zone.
Moreover, he has dedicated two years functioning on second album by Nivea entitled Complicated, which was executive produced by him, and persisted to produce and write with Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, known as brother of Laney, which directed to Rihanna’s 2007 hit entitled “Umbrella”.
In year 2007, Nash has signed a record deal with Def Jam Recordings and started functioning on his debut studio album entitled Love Hate. This album was made by The-Dream, his production partner named Tricky Stewart, and also Los da Mystro, and presented Rihanna and Fabolous.
During the creation of Love King, the singer has recorded one song along with T-Pain and showed that he would prefer to create a collaborative album along with Kanye West in prospect. In year 2010, The-Dream formally mentioned that he has now finished recording of the album and he named it as the best out of his three albums.
During summer 2014, he has launched his initial free mixtape entitled Royalty: The Prequel (EP) in order to launch to the public his latest work. This mixtape comprised of total seven songs, through hit songs namely “Outkast” and “Pimp C Lives”.
Awards & Achievements:
The Dream has won 2008 BET Awards as Best New Artist and he has also won 2009 BET Hip-Hop Awards Viewer’s Choice “Throw It in the Bag” with Fabolous.
Net Worth of The Dream:
The Dream has an estimated net worth of $12 Million as of 2017. He makes his fortune from being an American based rapper, producer, singer and songwriter.
In year 2012, he has declared that he earned around $15 million off Umbrella sales unaided. Regrettably, this is not true.
After the singer has made the claim, Rolling Stone as well as different other professionals decided that this amount was wholly overstated even though the track sold 4 million issues and the album sold around 3 million.
It is found that Rolling Stone carried out a complete analysis of that claim and computed the number to be nearer to $600,000 – $1.5 million. Moreover, Georgia has settled a tax lien $117,000 tax lien in opposition to The-Dream after he was unable to pay taxes for year 2007.
Right from early 2000s till present date, the Dream is one of those singers who carved a niche in his career by his singing skills and constant dedication. His career has encompassed his works in singing many prestigious record deals which enhanced him totally.