Bernard Wright was an American funk, and jazz keyboardist and singer has died at the age of 58. The cause of death is unknown. Fellow musician William S. Patterson confirmed the tragic news in a statement issued on Facebook: “On behalf of the family of Bernard Wright (Nard), We are saddened to announce that yesterday [Thursday, May 19]. Bernard has been called home to the Highest,” it reads. “Many thanks for everyone’s support, encouragement, and prayers for Nard throughout the years. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. Our hearts are heavy and our faith is strong. To be absent from the body is to be present with The Lord! LOVE! Rest In Power, Nard.” Following Bernard Wright’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the singer, with fans offering condolences to friends and family. One user said, “Last night, my godson and former musical director, Bernard Wright, passed away suddenly. I loved Bernard very much and believed deeply in his talent. His loss is heartbreaking.” Another said, “Singer #BernardWright has died. He had the 1985 who do you love. The only son of Singer Roberta Flack was 58 years old.”
What was Bernard Wright’s Net Worth?
Bernard Wright Net Worth
$1 Million USD
Bernard Wright was an American funk and jazz keyboardist and singer. He was born on November 16, 1963, in Jamaica, New York, United States; he was 58 years old at the time of his death. He attended the High School of Performing Arts in New York. He was offered a slot touring with Lenny White when he was 13. In 1981, he signed GRP Records and released his debut album ‘Nard, tracks including Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Skee-Lo, LL Cool J, Funky Beat on Arista, and Mr. Wright Manhattan Records. Wright has also appeared on recordings by Doug E. Fresh, Bobby Brown, Miles Davis, and Cameo.
The estimated Net Worth of Bernard Wright is around $800K USD.
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