|Nicci Gilbert Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||July 8, 1970|
|Spouse||Leonard M. Daniels|
Nicci Gilbert is an American singer who is best known for her work as the former lead vocalist of the American female contemporary R&B group Brownstone who had risen to fame in the mid-1990s. With the group, she had released the studio albums From the Bottom Up (1995) and Still Climbing (1997). The first of those albums had peaked within the ‘Top 20’ on the US R&B, Australian, Dutch, and UK music charts. It had also been certified ‘Platinum’ by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and ‘Silver’ by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). After the group had disbanded in 1997, she had taken a break from the music industry and had played supporting or cameo roles in several TV series. She had returned as a solo singer with the release of an album titled Grown Folks Music (2003).
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
She splits her time between Los Angeles, California, United States, and Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Nicci, after her high school graduation, had joined Eastern Michigan University, a public research university in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She had studied music and drama there but had dropped out after 2 years.
- Mother – Helene (Former Jazz Singer)
- Siblings – She has 2 sisters.
R&B, Soul, Gospel
Vocals, Drums, Keys
- Epic Records (1994–1998)
- MJJ Music (1994–1998)
- MCA Records (2002–2005)
- Brownstone Recordings (2005–Present)
Nicci Gilbert’s net worth had been $10 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Nicci has dated –
- Leonard M. Daniels (2010–Present) – Nicci had married Leonard M. Daniels in 2010 and they have a daughter together named Brandy Lynn.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of African-American descent.
- Curvaceous figure
- Ever-changing hairstyle
- Plump lips
- Radiant face
- Affable smile
Nicci Gilbert Facts
- Nicci’s mother, a former jazz singer, was a key figure in developing her interest in music. When she was in high school, she had performed iconic pop singer Madonna‘s 1985 hit Crazy for You at a talent show.
- After dropping out of Eastern Michigan University, she had moved to Los Angeles with a friend to pursue a career in the music industry. Early in her days of struggle there, she used to participate in various talent shows. She used to get by via several odd ‘non-musical’ jobs including working at a local Taco Bell outlet.
- Her breakthrough came in 1993 when she had formed the original lineup of a female contemporary R&B group called Brownstone. A year later, the group had signed a contract with pop superstar Michael Jackson‘s label MJJ Music.
- In 2004, she had starred in the character of Vera Brown in Meet the Browns, a play that was written by noted actor, director, producer, and screenwriter Tyler Perry. It was released on DVD in June 2005.
- In 2012, she had starred as a cast member of R&B Divas: Atlanta, a reality TV series that had chronicled the lives of 5 chart-topping R&B singers from the 1990s. She was featured in 2 seasons of the show and had also served as its executive producer.
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