Miki Howard Net Worth

Miki Howard is famous for TOP songs. This singer has written many songs about love, life, struggle and everything else that people laugh, nod their head or cry to. Miki Howard is a Singer from American. Receiving domestic and worldwide recognition, Miki Howard can still be labelled a family person due to close relationships with Clay Graham, Josephine Howard, B Howard, Kaitlyn Howard, Nicholas Howard unknown unknown. Of course it is hard to divide time between family matters and being an awesome singer, but Miki Howard manages to do that. But what about money? Does being a singer pays off? Sure thing, because Miki Howard has a net worth of $1.5 Million.

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Miki Howard is a daughter of Clay Graham and Josephine Howard, both of whom were gospel singers. When she was nine her family moved to Los Angeles, where Miki grew up, visiting the houses of such renowned artists as Aretha Franklin and Mavis Staples as her mother’s companion.

In 1976 Howard participated in a teen pageant, and after the show she met the singer and member of the of R&B group Side Effect, Augie Johnson, who eventually gave her a job as the band’s new vocalist. She stayed with the group until 1985, when decided to pursue a solo career, but while was with the Side Effect, Miki also worked as a backup vocalist for Wayne Henderson, Roy Ayers, and Stanley Turrentine, among others. Howard signed a contract with Atlantic Records and recorded her debut album called “Come Share My Love” in 1986, which peaked at the No. 171 on US Billboard 200 and at No. 19 on US Billboard Top Black Albums. The single “Come Share My Love” reached the No. 5 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Her net worth was well set.

The following year Miki released her second studio album – “Love Confessions” – which peaked at No. 145 on U.S. Billboard 200 and at No. 13 on U.S. Billboard Top R&B Albums. The singles “That’s What Love Is” (featuring Gerald Levert) and “Baby, Be Mine” reached 4th and 5th place respectively on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Her self-titled album came out in 1989 and reached No. 112 on the Billboard 200, and No. 4 on Billboard Top R&B Albums chart. “Ain’t Nuthin’ in the World” topped the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, while “Love Under New Management” and “Until You Come Back to Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do)” peaked at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively.

She released three more albums in the ‘90s, with “Femme Fatale” (1992) being the most successful one, reaching No. 110 on the Billboard 200 and No. 7 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. “Ain’t Nobody Like You” topped the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, while “Release Me” peaked at No. 43 position. In the 2000s, Howard recorded three albums: “Three Wishes” (2001), “Pillow Talk” (2006), and “Private Collection” (2008), while in 2001, she released the compilation album “The Very Best of Miki Howard”. Most recently, Miki’s tenth studio album entitled “I Choose to Be Happy” came out in 2014. Her net worth has been maintained.

Miki Howard has also worked as an actress, making her debut in Spike Lee’s Oscar-nominated biography-drama “Malcolm X” (1992), starring Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, and Delroy Lindo. In 1993, she appeared in John Singleton’s Oscar-nominated “Poetic Justice” alongside Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, and Regina King, while in 2010 Miki played in Imani Shakur’s “April’s Fools”, all adding further to her net worth.

Regarding her personal life, Miki Howard was married to Eddie Phelps from 1989 to 1996 and has a daughter named Kaitlyn with him. Kaitlyn was her third child after giving birth to Brandon Howard (born in 1981), and Nicholas Johnson (born in 1984) fathered by Side Effect colleague Augie Johnson. She was then in a relationship with singer-songwriter Gerald Levert, until his death in 2006. Howard became addicted to crack but went into detox in 2000 which was successful, and she is clear since.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Miki Howard
  • Net Worth: $1.5 Million
  • Date Of Birth: September 30, 1960
  • Place Of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Profession: Singer
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Eddie Phelps (m. 1989–1996)
  • Children: B Howard, Kaitlyn Howard, Nicholas Howard
  • Parents: Clay Graham, Josephine Howard
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mikihoward
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikihowardlive
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mikithat/
  • MySpace: https://myspace.com/mikihoward
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0397507/
  • Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/miki-howard-mn0000897205
  • Awards: Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist
  • Nominations: American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, Come Share My Love, Baby, Be Mine, Love Under New Management
  • Movies: Malcolm X


  • Mother of Brandon Howard.
  • In the 1980s was managed by Michael Jackson’s father Joe Jackson.


Title Year Status Character
Know Your Name 2011 Short
Miki Howard: Favorite Time of the Year 2010 Short Lead (singing voice)
April’s Fools 2010 Maybelle
Poetic Justice 1993 Maxine
Malcolm X 1992 Billie Holiday Quartet – Billie Holiday
Title Year Status Character
Soul Train 1992 TV Series documentary performer – 1 episode
Potere 1991 Video performer: “If You Still Love Her” – uncredited
Fatal Beauty 1987 performer: “On The Edge Of Love”
Title Year Status Character
Miki Howard: Favorite Time of the Year 2010 Short co-composer
Title Year Status Character
Real Bloodlines 2015 TV Series Herself (rumored)
Unsung 2010-2015 TV Series documentary Herself
Reach Around Radio 2011 TV Series Herself
Way Black When: Primetime 2011 TV Series Herself – Performer
The Mo’Nique Show 2010 TV Series Herself
Soul Train 1987-1993 TV Series documentary Herself
The 7th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1993 TV Special Herself – Presenter
25th NAACP Image Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
The 14th Annual American Black Achievement Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1988-1992 TV Series Herself
The 18th Annual American Music Awards 1991 TV Special Herself
Dionne and Friends 1990 TV Series Herself
New American Bandstand 1965 1987 TV Series Herself
The 4th Annual Black Gold Awards 1987 TV Special Herself – Performer