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Alexander O'Neal was born in Natchez, Mississippi, the United States of America, on November 15, 1953.
Alexander O'Neal released his debut album, 'Alexander O'Neal', in 1985, launching his career as a professional singer. He has since released nine studio albums, six compilations, and two live albums.
It was reported that, in the early '80s, O'Neal met with Morris Day and Prince, to discuss forming a band. The band, which was to be known as The Time, would be signed with Warner Bros label. O'Neal was later replaced as lead singer, following a disagreement with Prince.
Keep reading to learn more about the life and career of popular singer, Alexander O'Neal, including his net worth, birthday, and best hits!
Alexander O'Neal's net worth is $23 million.
Alexander O'Neal currently earns around $250,000 per year.
Alexander O'Neal's height is not known.
Alexander O'Neal was born on November 15, 1953. He is currently 68 years old and will celebrate his 69th birthday in November 2022.
Alexander O'Neal was born in Natchez, Mississippi, just a few months after his father's death. As such, his mother raised him alone. He completed his graduation from a local high school, then attended Alcorn State University to pursue his higher education. He moved to Minneapolis when he was 20 years old.
Alexander O'Neal is married to Cynthia O'Neal. He has eight children.
Alexander O'Neal performed for several bands in Minneapolis, including Mystics and Wynd Chymes.
Alexander O'Neal formed an R&B band, named Alexander, and recorded a couple of singles. He signed with an independent label in Chicago, releasing 'Do You Dare/Playroom' and 'Attitude'. He then joined a band named Flyte Tyme, which included Monte Moir, Jimmy Jam, and Terry Lewis.
He started his solo music career as a vocalist, by making his first recording with Jam and Lewis, producing in 1984. R&B singer, O'Neal, is best known for his duets with Tabu Label's Cherrelle, such as 'Saturday Love' and 'Never Knew Love Like This'.
Popular singer, Alexander O'Neal, is best known for adding backing vocals for some other artists on Clarence Avant's Tabu Label.
He also acquired a lot of fame for his first R&B top 10 single, 'Saturday Love', a duet with Cherrelle, from her 1985 album, 'High Priority'. The song reached second place on the R&B chart and 26th on the Pop Chart.
O'Neal's album, 'Hearsay', was certified as triple platinum and created six top 40 hits on the UK singles chart, while the album reach number four on the UK albums chart.
In 2005, the R&B singer, Alexander O'Neal, recorded his first live album at Hammersmith Apollo, including a number of his hit songs from his career. With One World Records, Alexander O'Neal released the studio album, 'Lovers Again', in 1996.
Alexander O'Neal has also attained popularity for appearing on television. He appeared on game show, 'The Weakest List', and 'All Singing All Dancing'. He also participated in the British reality show, 'Just The Two Of Us'.
In 2008, Alexander O'Neal was a part of the show, 'Wife Swap', swapping his wife, Cynthia O'Neal, with the broadcaster and TV personality, Jilly Goolden.
O'Neal has been awarded with a star on the outside mural of Minneapolis nightclub, First Avenue.
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