American R&B and soul singer, Jesse Powell was best known for his hit "You", which peaked at No. 2 on the R&B chart and No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Siblings of Jesse Powell 

In Gary, Indiana, USA, he was born on 12th September 1971. Jesse was the son of parents Emerald Williams (mother) but the father's info missing. He grew up along with his three siblings Trina, Tamara, and Jacob.

Unfortunately, he celebrated his last 51st birthday in 2022. Powell held American nationality and belonged to the African-American ethnicity.

About Jesse Powell Career

His family performed in local talent shows and attracted the attention of producer Carl Roland in Kansas City in 1993. After witnessing him play, Louil Silas decided to sign him to his Silas Records company. Jesse completed work on his debut album after 3 years of hard work. Written by Powell, Sam Salter, and Laney Stewart, "All I Need" was his debut song and was released in March 1996. The subsequent single, a cover of the Enchantment song "Gloria" from 1976, peaked at #51 R&B.

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Caption: Picture of Jesse Powell performing (Photo: Pinterest)

Powell then started working on his second album, releasing the lead track "I Wasn't With It" as its first single in 1998. This was Powell's first record to rank on the Billboard Hot 100 (#85 US, #25 R&B). His second album, "Bout It," was released on September 8, 1998, and immediately shot to the top of the Heatseekers list thanks to the single's popularity. His biggest hit was "You," the second single from the album, which was released in February 1999 and peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart and #10 on the Billboard Hot 100. The RIAA awarded the song a gold certification, and it peaked at #15 on R&B and #63 on the Billboard 200.

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Caption: Picture of Jesse Powell performing (Photo: mirror)

Powell's debut song on the label after Silas Records and MCA Records merged was "If I" in 2000, which reached its R&B chart high at No. 58. JP, his third studio album, debuted at #18 on the R&B chart and #71 on the Billboard 200 on March 27, 2001. Along with Powell promoting the album, a second single, "Something in the Past" (#67 R&B), came next. He departed the company and joined Riviera Records in 2002. On October 14, 2003, Jesse, his fourth studio album, was made available. It was accompanied by the songs "By the Way" (#99 R&B) and "Touching It Tonight" (#85 R&B).

Jesse Powell Net Worth

Jesse Powell had a net worth of $2 Million out of his successful rapper career. Out of his professional career, he earned a hefty sum of money. 

From the music industry, his prime source of wealth came from the music industry. Powell was living a lavish life before his death. 

Jesse Powell Wife

Jesse Powell wasn't a married man in his lifetime. Therefore, he doesn't have a wife. There is no evidence that he was seeing someone or having an affair before he passed away. 

Jesse Powell with his friend
Caption: Jesse Powell with his friend (Photo: pinimg)

As per reports, he was single at the time of his death. He dedicated his entire life up until his passing to his music profession. Before his death, he led a happy single life. He wasn't gay and had a heterosexual sexual orientation.

Jesse Powell Height

Jesse Powell had a height of 5 feet 6 inches and was a cool singer.

Jesse Powell's Death Cause

At the age of 51, Jess Powell died from cardiac arrest which was his death cause. On September 13, 2022, he died in his Los Angeles home. On September 12, he became 51 years old. On September 13, he passed away.

On September 13 in the evening, Tamara Powell, Jesse Powell's sister, announced her brother's demise on Instagram. His family statement; 
“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, and uncle Jesse Powell,” 

Then she added  

“He passed away peacefully in his Los Angeles home. The family asks for privacy at this time as we mourn this tremendous loss and celebrate his everlasting legacy.”