Shanice was born Shanice Lorraine Wilson-Knox on the 14th May 1973, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, and is a singer, songwriter, and actress, best known for her Top 10 Billboard songs such as “I Love Your Smile” (1991), “Silent Prayer” (1991), and “Saving Forever for You” (1993). Shanice’s career started in 1984.
Have you ever wondered how rich Shanice is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Shanice’s net worth is as high as $250,000, earned through her successful singing career. In addition to being a singer and songwriter, Shanice has appeared in a few TV series and movies which ave improved her wealth somewhat.
Shanice Net Worth $250,000
Shanice grew up in Pittsburgh, but moved to Los Angeles with her mother and aunt to pursue a musical career. They also wanted to make their mark in music, but soon gave up to concentrate on launching Shanice’s career and promote her talents by founding the management company, Krystal Penny.
In 1984, Shanice got her TV debut in the series “Kids Incorporated” as she appeared as a dancer in ten episodes. Soon after, Shanice secured a professional contract with A&M Records, and released her debut album “Discovery” in 1987, which peaked at No.149 position on the US Billboard 200 chart and No.37 on the US Billboard Top R&B Albums. The singles “(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance” and “No 1/2 Steppin’” reached No.6 on the R&B chart.
This early success secured her a contract with Motown Records, and the second album called “Inner Child” in 1991, which peaked at No.13 on the Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart, while the single “I Love Your Smile” reached No.2 on Pop and No.1 on R&B charts, including the top ten in 22 countries. With the commercial success of the album, Shanice’s net worth significantly increased.
Shanice stayed busy in the ‘90s and released another album called “21… Ways to Grow” in 1994, which reached No.46 on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums and No.184 on the Billboard 200. The next, self-titled studio album (1999) was a bit more fruitful and popular, achieving gold status and peaking at No.15 on Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No.56 on Billboard 200. The single “When I Close My Eyes” managed to jump from No.91 to No.16 position on the Billboard Hot 100 in only one week.
Shanice also recorded “Ultimate Collection” in 1999 and “Every Woman Dreams” in 2006, but these albums weren’t commercially successful. However, she made several songs for movies and series such as “Boomerang” (“Don’t Wanna Love You”), “The Meteor Man” (“It’s for You”), “Beverly Hills 90210” (“Saving Forever for You”), and “Pocahontas” (“If I Never Knew You”), which also added to her net worth.
Shanice has also appeared in TV and movies such as Mario Van Peebles’ drama “Panther” (1995), “The Wizard of Oz on Ice” (1996), “One Special Moment” (2001), and “One on One” (2002), increasing further her net worth. She and her husband were the stars of their reality show called “Flex & Shanice”, premiered in 2004 on the Oprah Winfrey Network, which also added a substantial amount to her net worth.
Regarding her personal life, Shanice married actor/comedian Flex Alexander on the Valentine’s Day in 2000 and the pair has a daughter and a son.
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