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James Roberts was born on the 12th February 1963 in Queens, New York City USA, and is a rapper, musician, actor and radio personality better known under his stage name – Ed Lover. He is most famous as a former MTV VJ, as the host of “The Ed Lover Show” as well as for collaboration with Doctor Dré (do not confuse him with Dr. Dre) on the hip-hop comedy “Who’s the Man” (1993).

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this multimedia artist has accumulated so far? How rich Ed Lover is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Lover’s net worth, as of late 2016, is $5 million, acquired through his professional engagements in the music and filmmaking industry.

Ed Lover Net Worth $5 million

Prior to becoming a solo artist, Ed Lover was a member of No Face, a rather eccentric hip hop collective containing Kevon Shah and Mark Skeete known as Mark Sexx. The trio debuted in 1989 under Island Records with the album “Hump Music”, which was a sexually explicit, underground parody to the 1988 “I’ll House You” released by The Jungle Brothers. In 1990 No Face released “Wake Your Daughter Up” under the band’s own No Face label but Ed Lover was not credited on the album.

In the early years of the 1990s, Ed Lover started co-hosting “Yo! MTV Raps”, and that’s when he met Doctor Dré, MTV’s VJ at that time – Ed Lover made a cameo appearance in the music video for the single “Wanted” from Doctor Dré’s only album The Bytches (1991). As a TV host, Ed Lover won the hearts of the audience with his punch line “C’mon, son!” as well as his special Ed Lover Dance, which he performed in the music video for DJ Mark the 45 King’s song “The 900 Number”. All these achievements helped Ed Lover to establish himself in the world of rap, and help him gain a net worth of $5 million.

Between 1993 and 1998, Ed Lover served as the co-host of New York’s Hot 97 FM Morning Show with Ed, Lisa and Dré. In 2000 and 2001, Ed hosted HBO’s “KO Nation” – a television series presenting up-and-coming boxers in a hip hop way. Later, Ed transferred to New York’s Hip-Hop Radio Power 105.1 FM, where he stayed ‘til 2010. Currently, Ed serves as a host of the TV show “Hip Hop Hold ‘Em”, “The Ed Lover Show” which is aired every Saturday on Old School 100.3 FM as well as Sirius XM Radio’s “Back Spin” show. He is also hosting his own, self-produced web show – “C’mon, Son!”. Judging by his net worth, Ed Lover is doing a good job.

Parallel to his radio hosting career, Ed Lover has made some efforts towards acting. The real breakthrough in his acting career came in 1993, when alongside Doctor Dré he wrote the story and had a roll in Ted Demme’s directing debut “Who’s the Man”, which follows Ed and Dré, two barbers who suddenly join the police. Some other notable roles of Ed Lover include that of Marvin Bonds in the 2002 action thriller “Undisputed”, as well as side roles in popular TV series “According to Jim” and “Psych”. It is certain that these acting engagements have helped Ed Lover to add a significant sum to his overall net worth.

When it comes to his personal life, Ed Lover manages to keep it mostly very private. However, there were some rumors in the media that apparently Ed Lover is divorced from his wife Kim, with whom he has two children, due to illegitimate affairs from which he has another two children.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Respect the Jux 2015 post-production
Psych 2014 TV Series Bailiff Comonsat
Hip Hop Hold 'Em 2006 TV Series Host
5 Deadly Videos 2004 TV Series Ed Lover
The Bahama Hustle 2004 Video Red
The Hustle 2003 Video
Rock Me, Baby 2003 TV Series Ed Lover
Undisputed 2002 Marvin Bonds
According to Jim 2001-2002 TV Series Ed
The Jamie Foxx Show 2000 TV Series Lucien Holden
The Hughleys 1998-1999 TV Series Cousin Jimmy / Jimmy
Double Platinum 1999 TV Movie Party Ardie
Battle Dome 1999 TV Series Announcer
One World Music Beat 1998 TV Series Host
Ride 1998 Six
Who's the Man? 1993 Ed Lover
Move the Crowd 1992 TV Movie
Juice 1992 Contest Judge
The Cosby Show 1992 TV Series Taxi Driver
Seriously... Phil Collins 1990 TV Movie
The Day It Came to Earth 1977 Ed Love / The Creature / Lou Jacoby

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Who's the Man? 1993 story

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff 2009 Video documentary special thanks
Game of Survival 1993 Video short extra special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You 2012 Himself (uncredited)
Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey 2012 TV Series Himself - Panelist
40 Greatest Yo! MTV Raps Moments 2012 TV Movie Himself - Host
Psych 2011 TV Series Himself
In Search of Ted Demme 2010 Documentary
Rude Tube 2010 TV Series Himself
Ny-Z 2010 TV Short Himself (uncredited)
Life After 2009 TV Series Himself
6th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009 TV Movie Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2009 TV Series Himself
VH1 Goes Inside 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith 2006 TV Series Himself
New Jack City: A Hip Hop Classic 2005 Video documentary short Himself
War on Wax: Rivalries in Hip-Hop 2004 Video Himself
Hip Hop Babylon 2 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Death of a Dynasty 2003 Himself
Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary 2003 TV Movie Himself
100 Greatest One Hit Wonders 2002 TV Movie Himself
Slip N' Slide: All Star Weekend 2002 Video documentary Himself
Street Life 2001 Video documentary Himself
Luke's Freakshow, Vol. 1 2001 Video documentary Himself
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Moesha 1999 TV Series Himself
MTV Uncensored 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
I Was an MTV VJ 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
Pete Rock: Soul Survivor 1998 Video short Himself
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart 1996 TV Series Himself - Correspondent
In a New Light: Sex Unplugged 1995 TV Movie Himself
MTV Spring Break: Lake Havasu 1995 TV Movie Himself - Co-Host
New York Undercover 1995 TV Series Himself
The 1995 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1995 TV Special Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 1994 1994 TV Special Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994 TV Series Himself
A Cool Like That Christmas 1993 TV Movie Himself (voice)
Gunmen 1993 Himself
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? 1992 TV Series Himself
The Royal Family 1992 TV Series Himself
Hangin' w/MTV 1992 TV Series Himself - Field Reporter
MTV Video Music Awards 1990 1990 TV Special Himself
Camp MTV 1989 TV Movie Himself
Yo! MTV Raps 1988 TV Series Host (weekday edition) (1988-1993)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20 Most Shocking Unsolved Crimes 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself - Rapper
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Tupac: Resurrection 2003 Documentary Himself

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