Commonly known as Edward Theodore Riley and more recognized by the name Teddy Riley, he is a songwriter, an American singer, and a record producer. His composition is based on hip hop, new jack swing, etc. He is also famous as The Finisher Jam, Swingbeat. He has his major contribution to the work of recording engineer.
He had worked with amazing artists like Michaell Jackson, Bobby Brown, Heavy D & The Boyz, Samantha Mumba, Today, and many more. He has a bigger influence on gospel and R&B music.
Teddy Riley: Early Life and Education
He had an interest in the field of music since he was five years of age. He was born in the year 1967 in New York City, United States. He had done his schooling from St.Nicholas Houses. When he was eighteen years of age, he had produced Kool Moe Dee’s -“Go See The Single,” which slowly earned him success and came at number 89th on the Billboard Hot 100.
Teddy Riley Professional Career
Teddy Riley had done a fantastic job in the field of record producing, music, singing, and songwriting. He had formed R&B Group with Timmy Gatling in the year 1987 in which he mixed his own creations of hip hop later. He created the remix “Don’t Wanna Fall in Love” of Jane Child He then released his second album “Future” and then produced Wreckx-N-Effect’s album- Hard or Smooth.
Later he became a part of Jack Reunion Tour, which featured Blackstreet and Guy. He had also worked with Amerie and Robin Thicke on two different albums, which had received incredible responses from the viewers. He had also produced the song Teeth with Lady Gaga.
Teddy Riley Net Worth
Teddy Riley had brought a revolution in the field of music and singing, and he had recomposed hip hop music with a twist. His net worth is considered to be approximately 3 million dollars.