Michael Bivins is a famous American rapper, singer, producer, and songwriter. Michael Bivins is known for being one of the founding members of the famed music groups “Bell Biv Devoe” and “New Edition.” As a widely known musician, Michael is known for being associated with hit songs produced under his two (co-founded) record labels, including “Candy Girl, Poison, Hottie Mack, All of Love, and Heartbreak,” to list only but a few.
In this article, I will share facts about Michael Bivins and a few other interesting things you probably didn’t know about him. Before we continue, however, let’s take a quick look at his profile summary.
|Date of birth||August 10, 1968,|
|Occupation||Real Estate Agent|
Michael Bivins Biography
Michael Bivins was born Michael Lamont Bivins on August 10, 1968, in his home country, the United States of America, and is currently 55 years old. Being an “August 10 baby,” Michael’s astrological sign is Leo. He was raised by his working-class Afro-American parents, Gerard Bivins (father), Shirley Bivins (mother), and his sibling, Tanya Bivins.
Although Michael is not generous about sharing as much information about himself on the internet as much as he shares information about his career, our team gathered that he grew up in Boston, Massachusetts.
Nicknamed Biv or MB(a short form of his professional name, “Michael Bivins”) by his close friends, Michael Lamont Bivins possesses an aesthetic black pair of eyes and black hair. Looking at his physique parameters, Michael stands about five inches above the floor, weighing about 85 kilograms.
Michael Bivins Education, Career
Michael Lamont Bivins has his elementary school education in his hometown, Boston, Massachusetts. After elementary school, he became a high schooler at Belmont High School, eventually dropping out. Although he is a one-time high school dropout, a new report purports he received an honorary diploma recently.
Regarding careers and the sort, Michael Bivins started his career in the entertainment industry as a songwriter cum rapper. Having hip-hop as his primary genre in the “music game,” Michael Lamont Bivins would later become one of the co-founders (founding members) of the famed American R&B music group, “New Edition.”
Michael Bivins founded the notorious music group, “Bell Biv DeVoe.” He founded this music group with American music OGs, Ronnie DeVoe and Ricky Bell, and in collaboration with the co-founders, Michael, released their debut album, ‘Poison,’ in 1990. Accordingly, ‘Poison’ became an instant hit, peaking at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Released ‘Hootie Mack’ as their second album, and the “Bell Biv DeVoe” music group released their third studio album, ‘ BBD’ in 2001. What’s more, in 2017, the trio released another album tagged ‘Three Stripes,’ and yes, this group is waxing stronger and making more hits; at least as of the time we published this article.
The “New Edition” music group produced several albums. With ‘Candy Girl’ becoming their debut studio album as a group, New Edition is the group behind hit albums such as;
- Under the Blue Moon
- Home Again
- One Love
- Heart Break
- Under the Blue Moon
- All for Love
- New Edition, and others.
The New Edition crew members are still together. They completed The Culture Tour, which started on February 16, 2022, and ended on April 10, 2022. The tour lasted three months and covered 30 cities, from Columbus to Miami, Florida.
As a successful and seasoned music artist, Michael Bivins discovers, manages, and produces for other artists. And speaking about production and the sort, Michael Lamont Bivins is a producer and manager, managing Artist Development at Making the Band 4. Aside from these, Michael is also the founder and CEO of the US-based record label, “Sporty Rich Enterprises.”
Adding to his never-ending portfolio, Michael Bivins has appeared as one of the judges in several TV singing competition shows and series. More so, he once appeared in a widely watched basketball flick, ‘Crossover.’
Michael Bivins’s Family, Wife, Kids
Born Michael Lamont Bivins, Mike is married to his long-term girlfriend, Teasha Bivins. Although the exact year and venue of their wedding are obscure, Michael and his sweetheart, Teasha, have been married for decades. And well, the couple shares five children.
According to information available on the internet, Michael Bivins Jr., Shi Bivins, Star Bivins, Savi Bivins, and Sanaah Amani Bivins are the names of his children. Reports purport he loves his children so much, which made him write an article titled ‘Michael Bivins: The Difference Between Being a Father and A Daddy.’ A report was later published on the American-based media platform blackamericaweb.com.
Michael Bivins Net Worth and Fun Facts
Michael Bivins has an estimated net worth of about $40 million. As a known figure in the American entertainment industry, Michael makes his money from selling his albums, producing songs for fellow artists, managing artists, and from his record label, Sporty Rich Enterprises.
- Michael Bivins is the sole owner and founder of the music group Sporty Rich Enterprises.
- Michael Lamont Bivins started his career in the American music industry in 1978 at ten.
- Bivins keeps much detailed information about his private life away from the spotlight; however, he is very generous with information about his career.
- He is originally a native of Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States of America.
- Michael is a one-time Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures — Mo’ Money (1992) award winner. He won this award in 1993.
- Michael Bivins has one son, Michael Bivins Jr., and four daughters: Shi Bivins, Star Bivins, Savi Bivins, and Sanaah Amani Bivins.
- He played a small role in the Ice Cube comedy show “Friday After Next.”
- Michael Bivins introduced ’90s music audiences to the R&B group, “Boyz II Men.”
Is Michael Bivins on Facebook?
Yes and no. Although it is unclear whether or not Michael Bivins has a personal account on Facebook, a Facebook account under the name Michael Bivins-Sporty Rich Fans and the username @MichaelBivins.SportyRichFans shares information and photos of him from time to time. Created on April 7, 2017, this Facebook page made its last post on Michael’s birthday with the title “Wishing Michael Bivins a Very Happy & Blessed Birthday!” A birthday post that has now amassed more than 1k comments, over 2k likes, and about 137 shares. More than likely, this Facebook page is a verified Michael Bivins’ Fan page because it has a minor trace of credibility in it—looking at the link delayed on the profile “SportyRichApparel.com” and the fact that it rarely posts.