Jesse Powell Biography – Jesse Powell Wiki
Jesse Powell was an American R&B songwriter-singer. The Gary, Indiana, native was best known for his 1996 hit song ‘You’ which peaked at No. 2 on R&B Billboard charts and at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Born and raised in Indiana, Powell performed with his siblings in talent shows, with producer Carl Roland spotting his musical ability in 1993. He secured a record contract with Silas records and released his debut self-titled album in 1996, which entered the Billboard Charts at number 35.
His second album, Bout It, with lead single I Wasn’t With It in 1998, reached number 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. It was his second single You which became an instant hit and catapulted Jesse to success. It became Jesse’s biggest hit, peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard R&B chart and No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The singer went on to release two more albums, with his fourth record Jesse, released in 2004, being his final before his retirement from the music industry.
Jesse Powell Age
Powell was born on September 12, 1971 in Gary, Indiana, United States. He died on September 13, 2022 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He was 51 years old.
Jesse Powell Wife
Is Jesse Powell married? The singer wasn’t married and therefore didn’t have a wife.
Jesse Powell Family
R&B singer Jesse Powell has four siblings; Trina Bell, Tamara Powelll, Jacob Powelll, and Moi Powelll. Hailing from Gary, IN. The Powells relocated to Philadelphia in 1983, and there all four siblings performed in the family group Sheer Joy alongside their mother Emerald.
Singer Jesse Powell Sisters
The sisters of singer Jesse Powell are Trina and Tamara Powell. Originally from Gary, IN, the sisters moved to Los Angeles and established themselves as session vocalists. As members of the group Somethin’ for the People, Trina and Tamara also scored a hit in 1997 with “My Love Is the Shhh..” Signing to Columbia, the sisters released their self-titled debut album in 1999.
Jesse Powell Death
R&B singer Jesse Powell died on September 13, 2022, at the age of 51, his sister Tamara Powell announced. He passed away peacefully in his Los Angeles home. Tamara posted a heartbreaking statement on her Instagram account.
The Powell family said in the statement: “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother and uncle Jesse Powell.
“He passed away peacefully in his Los Angeles home. The family asks for privacy at this time as we mourn the tremendous loss and celebrate his everlasting legacy.
“Jesse loved music and he especially loved his fans who supported him throughout his career. We want you all to know that you meant the world to him.”
Tributes quickly flooded Tamara’s comment section, with Canadian singer Deborah Cox writing: “Deep condolences to you and the family. What a gentleman and sweet soul. I remember we had a promo gig in St. Louis and he saaaaaang dowwwwwn!!! Whew!! What a voice!!”
American actor, singer and songwriter Chester Gregory wrote: “My Deepest condolences. You know Jesse was like a brother to me!!! I love you and your whole family so much! I’m here for you and with you.”
Jesse Powell Cause of Death
Powell’s cause of death was not revealed.
Jesse Powell Net Worth
Powell’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Singer Jesse Powell Instagram
The R&B singer doesn’t have an Instagram account.