The Dream Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth – $10 million



‘The Dream’ is the popular stage name of Terius Youngdell Nash who is famous as a rapper, singer, songwriter as well as a producer. He was born in Rockingham, North Carolina on September 20, 1997. He is 36 years of age at present. He is also an American R&B and a pop record producer. He is very well known for writing many flourishing songs like ‘Me against the music in 2003’ for Britney Spears, “Umbrella” in 2007 for Rihanna and the very popular “Baby” in 2010 for Justin Bieber.

Childhood life

childhood life

‘The Dream’ was born on September 20, 1997.When he was three years old he shifted to Atlanta with his mother Reva Nash. He was brought up by his mother in part and was raised by his grandfather after his mother passed away. His first learning started with playing of trumpet followed by playing of guitar and drums at Grove Park Elementary School. Before starting his career as a successful musician he worked at Checkers. His popular stage name ‘the Dream’ was coined by his uncle who motivated him to have higher goals in life. He always tried his best to be ‘the dream of the family’ and had a positive outlook towards life believing that there is nothing that he can’t do.

Personal life

personal life

The dream married his girl friend Nivea in 2004 after dating her for about six months. He had three children from her. Out of these three children one was a daughter named Navy Talia and two other were twin sons London and Christian. The relationship of the dream and his wife Nivea could not last for a very long time as at time he did not have a complete understanding of how to manage a growing up family. He did not have the required amount of patience and knowledge to keep the relationship going. After that he married Christina Milian on September 4, 2009 at the Little White Chapel in  Las Vegas. He decided to part with his wife  nine days earlier before she delivered a baby girl named Violet Madison.  Divorce papers were filed by him in February 2010 and finally the couple parted on October 23, 2011.


music career

Nash’s career started basically in 2001 when he met R&B producer Laney Stewart. He got a great assistance from Stewart in getting a publishing deal after scripting “Everything”. After that he started writing for many popular artists like Rihanna, Britney Spears etc. He spent two years working on Nivea’s second album ‘Complicated’. He then continued his work with Laney’s brother which finally led to a great hit “Umbrella” of Rihanna in 2007. This song was graded as the Song of the Year at Grammy Awards in 2008. In 2009 The Dream released his album ‘Love vs. Money’ simultaneously working on his new album ’Love King’. In 2009 itself he again started working on his fourth album ‘Elope’ with Christina Milian. In August 2009 he was appointed as the Executive Vice President of Def Jam Records. Apart from working with Rihanna he also worked with hip-hop and pop artists like Mariah Carey, Brandy, Ciara, Plies, Dear Jayne etc.



‘The Dream’ has been nominated for numerous awards till date. Starting with 2007 he was nominated for the award of Best Songwriter for “Bed” at Mobo Awards. After this he won the award for Best New Artist at Bet Awards for ‘The Dream’ in 2008. He was nominated for the award’ Song of the Year’ by Grammy Awards for his work “Umbrella”. Following this in 2009 he was again nominated for Best R&B artist at Ozone Awards for his production ‘The Dream’. Finally in 2010 he won two awards Song of the Year and Best R&B song for his awesome work “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it) ” as a song writer. In recent awards he won the award for Best Rap Song for “All of the Lights” in 2011 at Grammy Awards. In 2012 he achieved the award for “No Church in the Wild”. In the present year 2014 he has received the award of Best Rap song at Grammy Awards for his work as a song writer in “Holy Grail”.



When Terius Youngdell Nash started his career in music. Ironically, his grandfather (concrete finisher) believed that he would not be able to make money with this profession. But after sometime he joined the Guess Who club. The Dream’s stirring music career started with a net worth to 6 million dollars in 2001 when he met the famous music producer Laney Stewart who assisted him to gain a publishing deal. This was the consequence of his amazing work “Everything”. After that he worked with famous artists like Britney Spear and Rihanna. His work with Rihanna “Umbrella” turned into a great success and he became the world famous producer and songwriter. Consequently in 2012 The Dream announced that he had earned about $ 15 million alone from his best hit “Umbrella “with Rihanna. After this also he gave many hits named”Love Hate”, “I Love Your Girl”, “Falsetto”. Approximately 60 million copies of these hits were sold within a week after the release and added greatly to’ The Dream ‘net worth. Up till now “Love Hate” has been the greatest commercial success for Nash.

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