Terry Lewis Biography
Terry Steven Lewis alongside his partner Jimmy Jam, are an American R&B and Pop songwriting and record production duo. Most of his success came in the 1980s due to his collaboration with his partner, Jimmy Jam. They emerged as the most successful songwriters and producers of the 1980s.
Terry Lewis Nationality
He is an American national born of both American parents.
Terry Lewis Age
He was born on November 24, 1956, in Omaha, Nebraska and is 62 years.
Terry Lewis Jimmy Jam
Alongside his partner Jimmy Jam they emerged as the most successful songwriting and production team of the 1980s. he first met Jimmy Jam while attending high school in Minneapolis, and together they formed Flyte Tyme. The group changed to “Time” a group led by Prince protégé Morris Day.
After a freak blizzard left Jam and Lewis stranded in Georgia and unable to make it to the next Time show, Prince dismissed them from the band; fortunately, their S.O.S. Band track Just Be Good to Me soon became a smash and their career as producers was about to make a breakthrough.
Terry Lewis Career
In a fruitful career that has spanned more than three decades, Terry Lewis alongside his partner Jimmy Jam have been fairly successful locally and as well as in the international stage. Their debut single, Optimistic served as a breakthrough track stressing positivity and encouragement to people.
The song served as a summer and fall anthem and began taking Jam and Lewis’ new label towards the top. Other successes followed with “Blackness” as well as music from labelmates Lo-Key?, Solo and Mint Condition. A point to note is that they had the opportunity to release the soundtrack for the 1992 motion picture Mo Money.
Executive produced by Jam and Lewis, the soundtrack featured cuts from Mint Condition, Caron Wheeler and, Ralph Tresvant as well as a duet song by Janet Jackson and Luther Vandross.
Terry Lewis Net Worth
He has a net worth of $50 million dollars which he owes to his success as an R&B producer and songwriter alongside his longtime partner Jimmy Jam