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Alexander O'Neal Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
Mississippi , USA
70 years old
Birth Date
November 15 1953

Alexander O'Neal Facts

Child Star?
American Singer, Songwriter
Education & Qualifications
Alcom State University
Net Worth
Current Partner
Cynthia O'Neal
Alexander O'Neal, Seanna O'Neal, Faith O'Neal

About Alexander O'Neal

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 Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Alexander O'Neal’s net worth?

Alexander O'Neal's net worth is $23 million.

How much does Alexander O'Neal earn per year?

Alexander O'Neal currently earns around $250,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Alexander O'Neal?

Alexander O'Neal's height is not known.

How old is Alexander O'Neal?

Alexander O'Neal was born on November 15, 1953. He is currently 68 years old and will celebrate his 69th birthday in November 2022.

Childhood And Education

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.

Family, Romance And Relationships

 Who is Alexander O'Neal’s partner?

Alexander O'Neal is married to Cynthia O'Neal. He has eight children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

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.

What awards has Alexander O'Neal won?

O'Neal has been awarded with a star on the outside mural of Minneapolis nightclub, First Avenue.

Other Interesting Alexander O'Neal Facts And Trivia

  • Alexander O'Neal took a break from his career to receive treatment for some health issues.
  • Alexander O'Neal also holds social media accounts such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He also has his own YouTube channel with huge followers and subscribers.
  • R&B singer, Alexander O'Neal, was born on November 15, 1953, in Natchez, Mississippi. He will celebrate his 69th birthday in November 2022 and his zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • Alexander O'Neal reached fame as a solo artist in 1985, with the release of his debut album.
  • Alexander O'Neal was signed to be the lead singer of The Time, a band with Prince, but was fired from the project after a conflict with Prince.

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