Montell Jordan Biography | Bio
Montell Jordan(Montell Du’Sean Barnett) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and pastor best known for his 1995 single “This Is How We Do It”. Jordan was the primary male solo artist on Def Jam’s Def Soul imprint until leaving the label in 2003.
Born into a Baptist family, Jordan attended his local church frequently as a child, where his mother and father worked as deacons. Growing up, Jordan played piano for his church as a musician.
In 2010, Jordan left the music business to become the worship leader at Victory World Church in Norcross, Georgia.
Montell Jordan Age | Birthday
The singer was born on 3rd December 1968. He is aged 50 years as of 2018.
Montell Jordan Family
Jordan was born to Elijah and Deloris Jordan.
Jennifer Jordan and Tracy Singley are Jordan’s sisters.
Montell Jordan Education | College | High School
Montell attended Junipero Serra High School in Gardena California, as well as Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications. He became a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity in the spring of 1989. Jordan graduated in 1991.
Montell Jordan Wife | Married
Jordan has been married to his better half Kristin Hudson since 1994.
Montell Jordan Kids
He’s blessed to have four kids with a gender balance of two boys and two girls; Sydney Jordan, Samantha Jordan, Skyler Jordan and Chris Jordan.
Montell Jordan Hometown
South Central Los Angeles.
Montell Jordan Church
The born again christian goes to Victory World Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
Montell Jordan R&B | Singer
Jordan’s first single was the 1995 #1 hit “This Is How We Do It,” which sampled Slick Rick’s earlier Def Jam hit “Children’s Story”. According to interviews with Jordan, the song is a “reflection of what street life was for a kid who grew up in the neighborhood.” The single reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and remained there for seven consecutive weeks. Thanks to the enormous success of the single, Jordan’s first album went platinum, selling over a million copies.
Jordan followed up his success with “Somethin’ 4 Da Honeyz”, which peaked at #21. Later hits included “Let’s Ride” with Master P and Silkk the Shocker and “I Like”. He co-wrote, produced and sang back-up on Shae Jones’s 1999 album Talk Show. The Jordan single Get It On Tonite peaked at #4 in the same year.
In 1996 Jordan opened for the R&B vocal group Boyz II Men in Vancouver. During the performance a stage flare disoriented him, causing him to fall off the 7-foot stage and hit his head. Despite being taken to the hospital, Jordan sustained no injuries. Jordan would later describe the event as a “modern day miracle” and that he owed his life to Boyz II Men.
Montell Jordan Career| Preacher | Pastor
Jordan is now a born-again Christian and can be seen at Victory World Church in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives and worships with the church team called Victory World Music. In 2010 Jordan planned to make a comeback album as his foray back into the music industry. However, during a fast at the Victory World Church, Jordan said he was told by God to quit the music industry.
He decided to cancel his plans and dedicate his life to his faith. Jordan ultimately ended up quitting the music industry.
Jordan created a music collective at the Victory World Church called “Victory World Music.” In early 2011, they released a Christian album featuring the song “Shake Heaven”, with Beckah Shae.
Montell Jordan Albums | Hits | Music | Songs | Discography
- This Is How We Do It (1995)
- More… (1996)
- Let’s Ride (1998)
- Get It On…Tonite (1999)
- Montell Jordan (2002)
- Life After Def (2003)
- Let It Rain (2008)
Montell Jordan Tv Show | Movies
- The Nutty Professor (1996) as Himself
- The Fighting Temptations (2003) as Mr. Johnson
- The List (2015)
Montell Jordan Book
- This Is How We Do It: Making Your Marriage a Masterpeace(2015)
- Becoming Unfamous: The Journey from How We Do It to How He Do It
Montell Jordan Awards | Grammy
Montell Jordan Worth | Net Worth
Sites have it that his estimated net worth is $500,000 but we stil have it under review.
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Jordan Height Weight
- Height 203.2 cm (6 ft 8 in)
- Weight 110 kg (243 lb)
- This is how we do it
It’s Friday night, and I feel alright
The party is here on the West side
So I reach for my 40 and I turn it up
Designated driver take the keys to my truck
Hit the shore ’cause I’m faded
Honeys in the street say, “Monty, yo we made it!”
It feels so good in my hood tonight
The summertime skirts and the guys in Kani
All the gang bangers forgot about the drive-by
You gotta get your groove on, before you go get paid
So tip up your cup and throw your hands up
And let me hear the party say
— Montell Jordan, This Is How We Do It