Esther Renay Dean, more popularly known as Ester Dean is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Dean is known for writing songs for various artists like Rihanna and Katy Perry. This is the reason she is also known as “The Song Factory”. Let us dive into this article further to know about Ester and her net worth.
Early and Personal Life:
Ester was born on 15th April 1986 in Oklahoma, US. She was born to a single mother Hester and was the youngest of the five children Hester had. At a very tender age, she learned to energize her channel for writing her emotions into music or songs. Writing music was like therapy for her. It helped her to get over the hardships that she was facing.
Not much is known about Dean’s dating life because she likes some privacy in her personal life. Also, she keeps saying that she is too devoted and obsessed with her work indicating she does not have time to date, anybody. But in 2015, she announced she was turning gay.
At the age of 20, she moved to Atlanta Georgia to join the music industry there. During a Gap Band concert, Tricky Stewart’s eye fell upon her and arranged a meeting with her. He signed a deal with her as he found her writings very interesting and of great potential. Dean began to connect with other writers and producers too.
After some time, Dean moved to Los Angeles where she signed with Interscope Records. In 2009, Dean made her debut release of her first single, ‘Drop It Low’ which made to #38 on US Billboard Hot 100. Dean hit stardom when she co-wrote the song, ‘Rude Boy’ for Rihanna after collaborating with Stargate. Later on, she also wrote ‘What’s My Name’, ‘Where Have You Been’, ‘Firework’, and many other hits. By this time, she had worked with many stars like Rihanna, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, and many more.
In 2012, after conquering the musical world, Dean was asked to audition for a small part in an upcoming film. She did great and got herself a role in the movie ‘Pitch Perfect’. She was cast in the sequels of the movie too. Currently, she is working in a songwriting competition series called Songland. Dean has been nominated for the Grammy, MTV Movie + TV, and Annie awards. But she only won the MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Moment in 2013 for her movie ‘Pitch Perfect’.
Ester Dean’s net worth is estimated to be approximately around $24 million. Her primary source of income has been from the songs she has sung herself and written. Her secondary source of income is from the movies and TV shows that she has acted in. Not much information is available about her housing or cars. But stay tuned, we will update you as soon as we get any details.