Sam Watters Biography

(American Singer, Songwriter, record producer, record executive)

Sam Watters is an American Music Producer and Songwriter. Sam Watters is married to Tamyra Gray and is the father of one kid.

More about the relationship

Currently, Sam Watters is married.

His wife’s name is Tamyra Gray. She is an actress, singer, and former American Idol top 4 contestants of the first season in 2002.

They married on September 2, 2006, in Capri, Italy secretly. Only 45 personal guests were invited. Her manager of that time, Lisa Braude also attended this marriage ceremony.

But, her photographers sold all their wedding photos to the press. So, their relation became soon popular and known to everyone.

Together they have one daughter, Sienna Marie. On March 23, Tamyra reveals to the American magazine, Entertainment weekly that they were going to have a baby.

From Sam’s previous marriage, he has one son, Kieran Watters.

Relationship Facts of Sam Watters

  • Sam Watters is married to Tamyra Gray {Compare Couple}.
  • Sam Watters married on September 02, 2006.
  • đź’‘ Anniversary in 62 days đź’‘
  • He is father of Two (Sienna Marie, Kieran Watters).
  • Sam Watters is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Sam Watters?

Sam Watters is an American Music Producer and Songwriter. He is also a singer and record executive.

As of March 27, 2018, an interview with Walters was published on Youtube channel Conversations With Cool People.

He also worked with various Grammy-winner and nominated artists, such as Fantasia Barrino, Kelly Clarkson, Jordin Sparks, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Leona Lewis, and Anastacia Lyn Newkirk.

Sam Watters- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Sam Watters was born as Samuel Joshua Watters on July 23, 1970, in Camp Springs, Maryland, the U.S.

His birth sign is cancer and has Caucasian ethnicity. Details about his father and mother are not revealed.

Tamyra Gray and Sam Watters
Caption: Tamyra Gray and Sam Watters (Source: Pinterest)

He originated as an artist out of San Francisco, California.

He graduated from Northwest Classen High School, Oklahoma City, OK, U.S.

Sam Watters- Career, Profession

Band- Color Me Badd

Sam Watters was a member of R&B group Color Me Badd, which is also the multi-platinum selling 1990. He formed this band along with other high school members Mark Calderon, Kevin Thornton, and Bryan Abrams.

When the group was formed, Robert Kool Bell found this group. Bell is a band member of Kool and the Gang in Jersey City in 1964. Bell help his group to signed with Giant Record in 1990.

Sam collaborated with other members and released singles such as I Adore Mi Amor and All 4 Love.

All members of Color Me Badd separated in 1998. After that, Watters starts his solo career as a music producer and songwriter.

A career with Louis Biancaniello

In 1996, he met Louis Biancaniello, who is also a record producer and songwriter. Since then they are working together.

As a co-partner, they wrote and produced hit song I Wanna Love You Forever, sung by Jessica Simpson and released in 1999. It reached no 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Watters and Louis produced and co-write with Anastacia Lyn Newkirk in her debut single I’m Outta Love, which is a song from her album Not That Kind. They also worked in Anastacia’s second studio album One Day in Your Life, released in March 2002.

In 2004, they co-write with Watters’ wife and another American Idol contestants.

In 2007, Watters formed the production and songwriting group called The Runaways, including members Biancaniello, Wayne Wilkins, Rico Love, and Ryan Tedder.

They both worked with U.K pop star Leona Louise Lewis in 2007  and released their debut album Sprit. This album was sold over seven million units worldwide.

In 2010, they both establish their own record label, London Police. When they met with the singer and songwriter, Matthew Koma. They signed Koma in their company, London Police.

Awards & Nomination

YearAward NameCategories
2008Grammy Award NomineeFor Best R&B Song for Fantasia’s When I See U
1992Grammy Award NomineeBest New Artist for Color Me Badd
1991American Music Award winnerFor Favorite Single
1991Soul Train Music Award winnerFor Best RB/Urban Contemporary Song of the year

Net worth, Salary

Watters’ net worth is approximately $20 million US as per 2022’s data.

Watters and his band Color Me Badd sold $8.8 m records worldwide all over their career.

A music composer earned an average salary of $85 k in the US. The songwriter’s average salary is around $43 k the US a year and the music producer average salary is $89 k US.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Sam Watters has a clean-shaven head and blue eyes. His height is 6 feet and weight is 85 kg.

Social Media

Sam has over 2.1 k followers on Twitter with id @SamWatters1. He joined Twitter in May 2012. He is not active on Instagram and Facebook.


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