Jamal Edwards was a British entrepreneur and media personality, best known for founding the youth media company SB.TV. He was made an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, a youth charity which helps young people set up their own businesses. Jamal also went ahead to set up the Jamal Edwards Delve, a project aimed at refurbishing and reopening youth centres in 2021. How much was Jamal Edwards’s net worth before his death? Let us find out by reading more.
Jamal Edwards Biography
Edwards was born on 24 August 1990 in Luton, England. Young Jamal lived with his mother Brenda Edwards, his stepfather, Patrick, and his younger sister, Tanisha. Jamal’s mother was an actress and so wanted her son to copy her career. However, Jamal preferred music. So whiles in school at Acton High School, he learnt ICT and music. He continued later at Ealing Green College where he received a BTEC diploma in Media Moving Image.
Edwards began his career as a teenager in London, filming and editing music videos for local artists and uploading them to YouTube. His early work caught the attention of major recording artists and record labels, and he established himself as a prominent figure in the British music scene.
In 2006, at the age of 15, Edwards founded SB.TV, a media company that specializes in producing content for young people. The company has since grown to become one of the most influential youth media brands in the UK, with a wide range of programming that includes music videos, interviews, and lifestyle content. SB.TV has also been recognized for its positive impact on the lives of young people, providing them with opportunities to develop their talents and connect with their peers.
Edwards has received numerous awards and accolades for his work with SB.TV, including the BET Award for Best UK Music Video, the Black Entertainment Comedy and Arts (BECA) award for Outstanding Achievement in Music and the Mayor of London’s Young Londoner award for Entrepreneur of the Year.
Jamal died at the age of 31 as a result of a cardiac arrhythmia caused by recreational drugs. He died on 20 February 2022 at his mother’s home in Acton, London.
What Was Jamal Edwards’s Net Worth?
Jamal Edwards’s net worth before his death was estimated at around $10 million.