Van Hunt Wiki, Biography
Van Hunt is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He released his debut album, Van Hunt, in 2004, and a follow-up, On the Jungle Floor, in 2006, both on Capitol Records. He was an English major at the all-male historically black college Morehouse College. He didn’t graduate due to dropping out to start his music career. He then began writing songs for other artists.
Halle Berry revealed that she has found love again in her latest Instagram post. Her new boyfriend is a man named Van Hunt. She came clean about her new beau with a photo of her smiling from ear to ear in a t-shirt with his name across the front with the caption “now ya know…”
Van Hunt is 50 years old.
Parents, Earlier Life
Hunt was born on March 8, 1970, in Dayton, Ohio. His father, Van Hunt, Sr., was a friend of Ohio Players drummer Jimmy “Diamond” Williams. Hunt took up the drums at age 7, and saxophone at the age of 8, later adding bass and keyboards. Guitar was the last instrument he learned to play; he played guitar in a rock band called Royalty. Hunt moved to Arlington, Texas for a short time before relocating to Atlanta, Georgia in 1996 to attend Morehouse College, where he studied English, but soon dropped out. In Atlanta, he started producing a few hip-hop demos for Atlanta rappers in order to pay bills. Hunt met up-and-coming record producers and artists like Dallas Austin, Jermaine Dupri, and TLC through his work on demos.
Hunt is a musician and released his first album, Van Hunt, in 2004. He earned a Grammy nomination for “Best Urban/Alternative Performance” for his first single “Dust.” He won a Grammy in 2007 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for a remake of Sly & The Family Stone’s “Family Affair” featuring John Legend and Joss Stone on a 2006 Sly & The Family Stone tribute album, Different Strokes For Different Folks, his website said. After his debut album, he released five more albums including On The Jungle Floor, Popular, What Were You Hoping For?, The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets, and TRIM (THE REIMAGINED VAN HUNT).
In 2011, Hunt started his own record label called Godless Hotspot. He released his albums What Were You Hoping For? and The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets through that label, according to Blue Note Records’ website.
Van Hunt and Halle Berry
Berry first revealed that she had a new man in her life in August with an Instagram post of her feet intertwined with the then mystery man. She hinted at having a new man in her life in a post where she thanked everyone who wished her a happy 54th birthday.
“Waking up Vegas! Thank you for all the beautiful birthday wishes from my friends and my very supportive and loyal fans! You ALL helped to make my birthday extra special,” she captioned the photo.
Hunt revealed that he was dating Berry in a post on August 30 with a photo of her giving him a kiss on the cheek.
Hunt, 50, hails from Dayton, Ohio according to his website. Berry is also from Ohio and grew up in Cleveland. No word on how Hunt and Berry met.
Van Hunt Children
Hunt has one child. In a 2011 interview, Hunt said his son was seven, so now he is a teenager. During the chat, he spoke about how much he enjoyed fatherhood.
“As far as being a father to my son, it is a lot of fun!,” Hunt told X Appeal. “I can’t imagine anybody not wanting to explore the opportunity to be a father if you should decide to have a child. I also think that decision shouldn’t be made by everybody. It’s a wonderful opportunity. I’m really enjoying it. I really don’t look at it as giving my son something I did not have. I really do enjoy being his father.”
His son, Drake, is attending New York University according to his Instagram.
Van Hunt Net Worth
How much is van hunt net worth.?
As of 2020, as per the source, he has a net worth $3 million.