DeVante Swing

Inside Biography

Hampton-born DeVante Swing is a recognized American record producer, singer, and rapper. He is also popular as the founding member as well as the songwriter of the R&B group Jodeci.

Short: Biography: Details On Age, Birthday, Parents, & Siblings

DeVante Swing's real name is Donald Earle DeGrate Jr. He was born on September 29, 1969, in Hampton, Virginia, under the birth sign Libra. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American nationality.

His parents are Mary DeGrate and Donald DeGrate. He has a younger bother named Dalvin Ertimus DeGrate. As of February 2022, he is 52 years old. 

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Career Insights: For What DeVante Swing Is Famous?

DeVante has been active in the entertainment industry since 1987.  As of now, he is tremendously famous as the founder and songwriter of the R&B group Jodeci. The group formed in 1989 has other three members including Dalvin "Mr. Dalvin" DeGrate, Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey, and Joel "JoJo" Hailey. 

In the R&B group, Swing contributes as a producer, songwriter, backgroup vocals, and also in the ba s s in the group's harmony. The American R&B quartet released their debut studio album titled Forever My Lady in 1991. The successful track consists singles like Gotta Love, Stay, Come and Talk to Me, and I'm Still Waiting.

CAPTION: DeVante Swing with Jodeci members SOURCE: Instagram @forever.devante

So far, the musical group has altogether 4 studious albums, 3 compilation albums, 13 music videos, and 13 singles. Their other albums are Diary of a Mad Band, The Show, the After Party, the Hotel, and The Past, the Present, the Future. 

Some of the quartet's hit songs includes Freekn' You, Forever My Lady, Feenin', Every Moment, My Heart Belongs To U, Love U 4 Life, Get On Up, Ride & Slide, Let's Do It All, Pump It Back, Good Luv, Time & Place, and U and I.

Did You Know: DeVante has trained the famous rapper Flo Rida. 

Personal Life: DeVante Swing Relationship Status?

As of early 2022, the relationship status of the record producer is not clear. The details of his current love life is missing, but his past affairs were not hidden. 

DeVante is a father of two kids. His children are: Justin Degrate and Dyana Degrate. However, the mother of his son and daughter is not available at the moment.

CAPTION: DeVante Swing with his children SOURCE: Instagram @forever.devante

As per reports, Swing has had numerous affairs in the past. He was said to be in a relationship with his former partners, Khadijah Haqq and Kim Porter. Likewise, in the year 1995, there was a rumor that he had a romantic encounter with an American singer-songwriter and actress Madonna.

DeVante Swing Net Worth?

Professional since 1987, the versatile figure has gathered a decent sum with the help of his flourishing career. According to IMDB, he has 11 credits as composer, 5 credits in music department, and 12 soundtrack credits. 

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Jodeci's founder DeVante Swing's owns a fortune of $5 million. In the United States, an avergae salary of rapper is $49,920 annually, whereas, a singer earns almost $48,646 per year.

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by sudiip, 04 Feb, 2022

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