Gregory Porter Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Songs, Net Worth, Family, Career & More

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Gregory Porter Biography

Gregory Porter – Gregory Porter is a well-known American singer, composer, and actor. Porter was born on November 4, 1971. He was awarded the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album not once, but twice: the first time was in 2014 for the album Liquid Spirit, and the second time was in 2017 for the album Take Me to the Alley.

Gregory Porter Biography & Personal Details

NameGregory Porter
NicknameStinky
Date Of Birth4 November 1971
Birthplace/
Hometown
Sacramento, California, United States/
Sacramento, California
Age 52 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Scorpio
Gender Male
SchoolHighland High School
College/UniversitySan Diego State University
Education QualificationGraduation
HobbiesReading, Learning, Listning Music and Tavelling
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
ReligionChristian
EthnicityBlack 
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionSinger-songwriter, Actor
DebutMay 11, 2010
GenreJazz
Awards, AchievementsEdison Jazz/World – Jazz Vocal (2014)
Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album (2017)
Top 5 SongsLiquid Spirit (2013)
If Love Is Overrated (2020)
Consequence of Love (2016)
Somebody (2023)
Christmas Wish (2023)

Gregory Porter Family, Relationship and Afair

Porter was reared in Bakersfield, California, where his mother Ruth served as a pastor. Although Porter was born in Sacramento, California, he spent his childhood there. Porter is the seventh of eight children.

Gregory Porter with his Mother

His mother was a significant figure in his life, and she was the one who inspired him to sing in the church choir at a young age. Rufus, his father, was not particularly involved in his son’s life.

In May of the year 2020, his brother Lloyd Cornelius Porter, who was born in 1970, passed away as a result of complications with a Covid-19 infection.

Gregory Porter with his Brother

Demyan and Lev are Porter and Victoria’s two boys. Porter is married to Victoria, and the couple has two sons together. Bakersfield, in the state of California, is where they make their home.

Gregory Porter with his wife

Gregory Porter with his Son

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusMarried 
Marriage Date2005 
ParentsMother-Ruth Thompson
Father-Rufus Porter
SiblingsBrother-Lloyd Porter
Sister-Not Known
Spouse/WifeVictoria Porter
Girlfriend/AfairNone
ChildrenSon-Demyan Porter  Lev Porter
Daughter-None 

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –191 cm
In Meters-1.91 m
In Feet and Inches –6′ 3″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –95 kg
In Pounds –209 lbs
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark brown

Gregory Porter Career

  • In 2004, both Porter and his brother Lloyd made the move to the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood located in Brooklyn. He played as a musician while working as a chef at the now-closed restaurant Bread-Stuy, which was owned by Lloyd.
  • After performing at several other establishments in the neighborhood, such as Sista’s Place and Solomon’s Porch, Porter moved on to the Harlem bar St. Nick’s Pub, where he held a weekly engagement for many years. The lineup that would eventually become Porter’s traveling band was formed during this engagement.                                                                                                           
  • Before signing with Blue Note Records (which is a subsidiary of Universal Music Group) on May 17, 2013, Porter recorded two albums on the Motéma label in collaboration with Membran Entertainment Group. These albums were titled Water (2010) and Be Good (2012).
  • Porter’s song “The ‘In’ Crowd” was made available as a single in August of 2014.[10] Porter’s performance of “As Time Goes By” was a part of the memorial concert “VE Day 70: A Party to Remember,” which took place on May 9, 2015 and was broadcast on television from Horse Guards Parade in London.
  • On the Graham Norton Show, which airs on BBC One, Porter gave a performance of his song “Holding On” in January of 2017. During the month of September of 2017, he had a performance at the Royal Albert Hall as a part of the Later… with Jools Holland: Later 25 program.
  • All Rise was the title of Porter’s sixth studio album, which was released on August 28, 2020. Still Rising – The Collection is an album that was released by Porter on the Blue Note label on November 5, 2021.
  • It is a compilation album of Porter’s greatest hits.On the same day, he appeared on The Graham Norton Show and gave a performance of the song “Revival.”
  • Porter gave a performance on Jools’ Annual Hootenanny on the evening of December 31, 2021. Porter sang the specially composed song “A Life Lived with Grace” on June 2, 2022, accompanied by the London Community Gospel Choir.
  • The occasion was the lighting of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons. Porter released the track “Somebody” on September 14, 2023, which was a duet with TSHA and Ellie Goulding.
 
 
 
 
 
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Gregory Porter Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$4 million in 2023
Monthly Income and Salary$40,000
Yearly Income and Salary$200,000

Gregory Porter Cars Collection:

  • Not Known

Fanmail address:

Gregory Porter
Sacramento,
California,
United States

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