Lyfe Jennings

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Lyfe Jennings’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Lyfe Jennings

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Toledo, USA


44 years old

Birth Date

March 06, 1978

Star Sign


Lyfe Jennings Facts

Child Star?



singer, song writer

Net Worth

$500 thousand


Phoenix Jennings, Elijah Jennings, Michael Jennings, Knoah Mendoza, Iam Jennings, Liyah Jennings,


2m (6'4"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Horse

About Lyfe Jennings 

Lyfe Jennings is a popular American R&B soul singer along with songwriter.

Lyfe Jennings was born under the sun sign of Gemini. Besides. It is worth mentioning that he was born to a middle-working-class family.

Lyfe Jennings's birthplace is Toledo, Ohio. The super talented soul singer began his musical career by performing in a group named The Dotsons. He was the middle of five kids. His music career came to a halt in the 90s as he was disbanded and was sent to prison at the age of 14 years.

Lyfe Jennings Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Lyfe Jennings’ net worth?

Chester Jermain Jennings, popularly known by the name of Lyfe Jennings, is an American R&B soul singer, writer, and music record producer who earns a handsome amount of money from his varied sources of income. His net worth is $500,000.

How much does Lyfe Jennings earn per year?

Lyfe Jennings has worked on several studio albums and guest appearances in music albums and has successfully contributed to leveraging his gross income. Although there are details of his work and net worth, there is no information regarding the yearly earnings of the platinum singer.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Lyfe Jennings?

When it comes to Chester Jermain Jennings, also known as Lyfe Jennings, who is fond of playing multiple musical instruments, including brass, piano, and guitar, possesses a height of 6 ft 5 in (195.5 cm).

How old is Lyfe Jennings?

Lyfe Jennings was born on June 3, 1978. In 2022 he cut his 44th birthday cake.

Childhood And Education

Lyfe was born in Toledo, Ohio, the USA, on June 3, 1978, to a middle-class working family. They were five brothers and sisters who lost their father at a very tender age. The popular singer has not yet shared much about his childhood and education. However, he is said to have attended DeVilbiss High School in his birth city Toledo. Whether he attended college is not known in public forums.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Lyfe Jennings' partner?

Lyfe Jennings has been in multiple relationships. He was dating his former manager Joy Bounds but divorced in 2009. He has got two sons with her named Phoenix Jennings and Elijah Jennings.

The year was 2008 when Lyfe Jennings welcomed his daughter Liyah Jennings with Anita Priestly.

In 2011 Lyfe Jennings welcomed his child Michael Jennings with Marquita Goings, an actress.

Knoah Mendoza was welcomed into the family in 2016 by Lyfe and model India Mendoza.

In 2018, two other children were born to Lyfe Jennings. Unfortunately, their identity has not been revealed by the star.

Lyfe Jennings was married to Gwendolyn Scharkowski. She is a German model. She is the mother of Lyfe's son named Iam. However, they, too, separated.

Career And Professional Highlights

Lye Jennings began his musical career by joining the band The Dotsons. While in prison, his career was overturned, and he found refuge in music. Two days after his release, Lyfe made his debut CD. He recorded his debut CD in 4 singles.

After a month, he performed in The Apollo Theatre in New York. More than 1000 copies of his 4 singles were sold in the market.

He signed a contract with Columbia Records right after moving to New York.

The year was 2004 when Lyfe Jennings made his first debut album titled 'Lyfe 268-192'. This portrays his identification number in prison. This particular album included a song related to Church- 'Make Up My Mind'. Among other songs was "Stick up Kid". At the beginning of his career.

In 2006, Lyfe released his album 'The Phoenix'. This turned out to be more of hip-hop. He then released his next album, 'Three 6 Mafia' and 'Young Buck', where he made a guest appearance.

His most famous single is 'The River (Slow Down)'. After releasing this particular album, Lyfe signed another contract with Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. He began his next project, 'Sooner or later' with Warner Bros. It came out with the name 'Still I Believe' in 2010. Bobby Valentino, Anthony Hamilton, Bryan Michael Cox, and Jasmine Sullivan made their guest appearances in this album, which is supposed to be his last music album, as he faced some domestic dispute.

In 2013, he re-entered the world of music with his new album 'Lucid'. This was released on the Mass Appeal label. Then Lyfe released a new album, 'Tree Of Lyfe'. This studio album was completed in the home studio of Lyfe Jennings, situated in Greenwood, Mississippi. This has been considered to be his most personal work.

'Talkin About Love', the music video by Lyfe Jennings, received overwhelming love and affection from the audience. On YouTube, it got 2 million views.

In 2016, Lyfe appeared on the MTV comedy show 'Wild N Out'. Besides, in 2019 Jennings created the #MeToo movement while recording his version of the song 'When A Woman's Fed Up'. Apart from this, Lyfe Jennings continues to participate in several concerts.

He was featured in the television series 'Bet Her Life', 'Great Day Washington', 'Here We Go Again', 'Unsung', 'Chancers', ' The MoNique Show' and' Culture List'.

Best Known For…

Lyfe Jennings is best known for his singles 'S.E.X' and 'Must Be Nice'.

Charity Work

Lyfe Jennings is a charitable person who takes great pleasure in helping the needy and his community. However, his only publicly known charity work has been holding an auction of "Musicians Rock the Soul" jewelry at Luxury Lounge to help cancer-stricken children.

What awards has Lyfe Jennings won?

In 2007 Lyfe Jennings was nominated for 'Glory Road' in the Black Reel.

Other Interesting Lyfe Jennings Facts And Trivia

  • Lyfe Jennings spent ten years in prison for arson. After that, he dedicated his life to music and his faith.
  • The name of Lyfe's oldest son is Phoenix Jennings, and that of his daughter is Elijah Jennings.
  • Lyfe Jennings was featured on 'It's My Time' which was Rick Ross' single in 2006.
  • All of the music releases of Lyfe Jennings have secured a position in the Top 10 of Billboard's R&B Chart.
  • Lyfe has helped several non-profit organizations off and on -camera.
  • Lyfe took part in the television show 'Love Hip & Hop: Atlanta'.
  • Lyfe was a part of movies like 'For The Love Of Money', 'Hip Hop vs America: Where Did The Love Go?', and 'Hollywood Hearts'.
  • While in prison, he learned to use a guitar and drew his musical aspirations. 'Ghetto Superman' is a song by Lyfe inspired by his time in prison.

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