Fonzworth Bentley Net Worth

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Derrick Watkins better known as Fonzworth Bentley or Farnsworth Bentley, is an american musician and author who has a net worth of $2 million dollars. Fonzworth Bentley accumulated his net worth through his career in music, TV and films. He is perhaps best known for being Sean Combs' former personal valet and assistant, as first seen in Making the Band 2, and is currently the host of MTV's From G's to Gents. His first single is, "Everybody", features Kanye West and Andre 3000. He started to appear in rapping field from Da Band’s 2002 Too Hot for TV, in the track "Cheers to Me, Mr. Bentley (Interlude)". In 2003, Bentley was featured on the "Good Day, Good Sir" skit on OutKast's Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. In 2004, he had a role in the music video of Kanye West's "The New Workout Plan". Bentley has appeared in several music videos, such as Usher's "Yeah", P. Diddy's "D.I.D.D.Y." and "I Need A Girl (Part Two)", Slum Village's "Selfish", OutKast's "The Way You Move" and "Roses", as well as UGK and Outkast's "International Player's Anthem". He made a brief appearance in the music video for "Grammy Family", by West, DJ Khaled, John Legend and Consequence.

Born Derrick Watkins on February 13, 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., he entered the hip-hop scene as P. Diddy's flawlessly dressed personal valet and assistant, who was first seen as a member of Diddy's crew in the TV series Making the Band 2 (2002–2004). As a musician, he has released only one studio album titled Cool Outrageous Lovers of Uniquely Raw StyleC.O.L.O.U.R.S., which was initially scheduled to be released in 2006, but the release took place in 2011. The first single of Bentley's debut album, Everybody, features Kanye West and Andre 3000. In addition to the above, he was also featured playing the violin in the so called Yes We Can music video in support of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. Meanwhile, he penned an etiquette book "Advance Your Swagger: How to Use Manners, Confidence and Style to Get Ahead," which entered the New York Times 'Advice' Best Seller list in 2007. At present he is the host of MTV's reality show From G's to Gents. 


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