Famously known as a manager of the boy band, New Edition, Brooke Payne is also a choreographer. With his contribution as a manager and choreographer, New Edition reached the stardom.
Alongside The New Edition, Brooke also managed LSG and helped Bell Biv Devoe reach a new height in his career. So, I bet you all are interested in him. Let’s find more about him, Brooke Payne, also known as ‘The Man of action and few words‘.
Before we begin, here are some of the facts about the man, Brooke Payne.
Brooke Payne: Quick Facts
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March 12, 1950
68 years old
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Brooke Payne: Wiki-Bio
Brooke Payne, the man behind New Edition, was born on March 15, 1950, in Boston, United States of America. He is of American nationality.
The now 68-year-old manager is of African-American ethnicity. Also, his star sign is Pisces.
No further information can be found about his early childhood and family. Except there is little information about his sister named Ella and two daughters and a son.
Early Profession and Career
Brooke started his career as a choreographer and managed some few groups before he ended with The New Edition. The Choreographer met the members Bobby, Michael, and Ricky during the talent show in Roxbury. To Clarify the members auditioned and were finally given the name, The New Edition.
With his thorough guidance and management, the popularity of the group grew stronger. Furthermore, Brooke was often complemented by the group members. From time to time, he provided them with the needed support and used his experience as a choreographer and manager to transform the group.
Ultimately, New Edition success and went on to win Two American Music Award for favorite R&B/Duo group and also, Soul Train Awards to name few. Brooke also got recognition in the industry alongside, the now infamous group.
Sadly, the group broke up and formed a new group named Bell Biv Devoe which was also managed by Brooke himself.
Later, Brooke produced a mini TV Series named, The New Edition showing all behind the scenes in the making of the group.
Net Worth and Salary
As of 2019, the net worth of Brooke is estimated to be $2 Million. Surprisingly, the choreographer earns $30.70 per hour in for his work in the United States. Then again with his connection with the hit band in the 80s, he has made quite a fortune.
Personal Life: Wife and Children
Brooke is now in demand in Music Industry and his schedule is always full. Despite his hectic schedule, Brooke still manages to spend time with his family. Furthermore, he has two daughters and a son.
In addition, Brooke posted a video on Instagram on December 2, 2018, welcoming a new member, his grandchild to his family.
Brooke loves spending time with his family but at the same time, he is quite secretive about his wife. The last thing, the 68-year-old posted about his wife was on May 5, 2013, on her birthday, thanking God for her existence. There has been no information since then.
Because of that, many speculate the man is living a single life now, but nonetheless, it is inevitable that he still loves his wife.
In any case, the manager rarely forgets to wish his daughters, Keishina and Tangiah on their birthdays. Also, the proud father congratulated his son, J.Maddison for his floral design and planning company.
For one thing, the 68-year-old really loves sharing about his family. As can be seen, he is quite active on Twitter and Instagram.