Van Hunt

Van Hunt

Van Hunt
Quick Facts About Van Hunt
Celebrated Name Van Hunt
Age 54 years old
Nick Name Van
Birth Name Van Hunt
Birth Date 1970-03-08
Gender Male
Profession Singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Place of Birth Dayton, Ohio, U.S
Ethnicity Afro-American
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Pisces
Father Van Hunt, Sr
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Girlfriend Halle Berry
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $100 thousand per year
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 84 Kg
Body Build/Type Muscular
Bearded Style bushy
Hair Style bald
Eye Color black
Active Years 1997-present

Van Hunt is well-known for singing the cover of the "Sly & the Family Stone"(American band of the 1960s) song, "Family Affair", which appeared on the 2006 tribute album Different Strokes by Different Folks. He sang the song along with John Legend (American Singer) and Joss Stone (British Singer) which earned them a Grammy Award. 

Who is Van Hunt?

Van Hunt is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is the recipient of the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for appearing on the tribute version of the Sly & the Family Stone song, "Family Affair", in 2007. He is the boyfriend of Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry. 

Van Hunt released his debut album, Van Hunt, in 2004, and a follow-up, On the Jungle Floor, in 2006, both on Capitol Records. He transitioned to Blue Note Records where his 2008 album, Popular, was shelved and would not be released until 2017. He self-released the compilation album Use in Case of Emergency in 2009.

Van Hunt released updates of work on his upcoming album via PledgeMusic during the course of 2014. His fourth album "The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets", was released on May 5, 2015. The album charted at #31 on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. "Popular" is his fifth and latest album to date released in 2017 via Blue Note Labels. 

As of now,  the 51-year legend is stepping down from the music world. Officially, he hasn't released or announced any of his upcoming albums and projects but the singer is still actively performing in the live shows and concerts around California. 

Van Hunt Parents Nationality

Van Hunt was born on 8th March 1970 in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. His birth name is also Van Hunt himself. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. His birth sign is Pisces. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Hunt was born into a middle-class family. His father Van Hunt, Sr was a music enthusiast while little is known about his mother. He was raised in his hometown Dayton, the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio. Growing up, Hunt learned many musical instruments including  Drum, Saxophone, Keyboard, and Guitar. 

To pursue a music career, Hunt moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he attended Morehouse College to study English but soon dropped out. After dropping out of college, he started producing a few hip-hop demos for Atlanta rappers in order to pay bills.

Van Hunt and Halle Berry Relationship

Van Hunt is currently in a relationship with American actress Halle Berry. Berry was one of the highest highest-paid actresses in Hollywood during the 2000s. The pair met for the first time while filming the sports drama film "Bruised" in late 2019. Gradually, they became close and began to like each other. In fact, their friendship grew strong in the year 2020. 

Van and Halle's friendship was slowly turning into a romantic one in late 2020. Needless to say, It was Halle who finally revealed that she was dating our handsome actor in late 2020 through her Instagram. Since then the pair have become almost inseparable. Halle, this time is so much happy with her new relationship. 

What to know about Halle Berry?

All her ex-husband and partners were abusive and unfaithful to her. But, nowadays, she takes a deep breath of relief and never stops thanking God for providing such an ideal life partner. During their early period of relation, Van even wrote a letter to Halle showing love and true affection toward her even in this digital world.

As of now, Both love birds are happy with the relationship and are planning to marry soon. We just hope their love journey will keep on blossoming in the coming days and yeah!! we cannot stop ourselves from hearing about their wedding and of course the children.

Some sources claim that the couple was married in late January 2022 due to Halle's posting of wedding pictures on internet sites. But Halle herself late clarified that the pictures were fake which was accidentally uploaded by her while she was drunk. 

What is Van Hunt's net worth?

As of January 2022, the net worth of Van Hunt is estimated to be the US $2 million. He has accumulated most of his fortune through his singing career. He earns around $50 thousand to $60 thousand from album sales. Some portion of his income comes from his performance at concerts and music festivals and through live shows. 

Van also earns as a record producer. His Girlfriend Halle Berry is one of the richest actresses in the world with a massive net worth of around $90 million. Currently, Van resides at Halle's $8.5 million Beach home located in a luxury neighborhood in Malibu, California. He drives a white Lexus RX400H costing $40,970. 

How tall is Van Hunt?

Van Hunt is 5 ft 9 inches tall and his body weight is around 84 Kg. He has a huge muscular build body.  He is a good-looking man in his 50s. Hunt has a well-maintained athletic body physique with a white beard and black hair.

Mr.Van is usually spotted wearing the formal dress which provides him a gentleman's looks and high profile status. He has a pair of black-colored eyes. Although he is bald, he still looks super cool and dashing. 

Facts About Van Hunt

  • #1The guitar was the last instrument he learned to play during childhood.
  • #2As a teenager, he played guitar in a rock band called Royalty.
  • #3He was managed by Randy Jackson in the early 2000s.
  • #4He is a good friend of record producers Dallas Austin and Jermaine Dupri.
  • #5 Hunt performed at the National Black Arts Festival's tribute to Curtis Mayfield at Atlanta Symphony Hall on July 16, 2010.
  • #6His music influences include David Bowie, Serge Gainsbourg, The Isley Brothers, and others.
  • #7He loves to wear a reverse Kangol hat.
  • #8He is very humble and faithful in nature.
  • #9He loves to listen to music and play instruments in his leisure time.
  • #10He loves to read books a lot.

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