Ralph Tresvant

Ralph Tresvant is a famous American Singer and Songwriter who was born as Ralph Edward Tresvant on 16th May 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been a talented singer since his early days at school where he first started to perform in a band named “New Edition”. Over the year he has gained enough fame as a solo singer as well. 50 years old singer is still active and going strong in his field.

Personal Life

Ralph was born on 16th May 1968 in Boston Massachusetts. His mother’s name is Patricia Tresvant. He has two siblings, a sister named LaTonya and a brother named Andre. His biography contains an unconfirmed information that he was named after his father and that his father’s name was Ralph Edward Tresvant Sr. He started his singing career in junior high school. While he was enrolled in school, he got together with 3 other friends, who are also famous singers, started showing their talent at local talent shows. From there he started to get recognition and built his way to the top.

As far as his marital life is concerned, he has been married twice. He got married in 1993 for the first time to his childhood girlfriend. They have 3 children together, a son and 2 daughters. His son is named after him as Ralph Tresvant Jr and daughters are named Mariah and Na’Quelle. Unfortunately, his first marriage didn’t work out and fell apart. They got divorced after 3 years of marriage. Later, he got married in 2004 to Amber Serrano. They welcomed a son into their family and named him Dakari Tresvant. They are in a healthy and happy relationship and living happily with their children. Ralph is also known as Rizz and Rizzo, which are his nicknames.


Ralph started his journey to become a singer in his early years at school when he, with other members of the band, was performing in local talent shows. They got the attention of a musician and songwriter named Brooke Payne. He appreciated their talent and gave them a chance to go big. He gave them the name “New Edition” which became their band name and they started their band.

Later they were given a chance by Maurice Starr to record their album in his independent records studio. At that time they had gotten a fifth member of the band who was Payne’s nephew. Their first album was released in 1983 with the name of “Candy Girl”. The album was successful and New Edition got more recognition than ever.

Later they had a dispute with Starr and left him to sign with another studio. They signed with MCA Records and started working on their second album. Ralph eventually decided to go solo and released his first solo album in 1990. The album was a hit and his songs made their way to the top of the list in R&B genre. His songs were also featured in films and he also appeared in some movies too. He is still going strong in his field. The net worth of Ralph is estimated to be 8 Million dollars. There is no mentioning of any awards that he might have won.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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