G-Squad – A former millionaire thanks to his boy band G-Squad in the 1990s, former singer Chris Keller recounts his descent into hell after losing almost all of his fortune. If he almost had nothing to live on, the old glory reveals what saved him.
The dream turned into a nightmare for Chris Keller. Former singer of G-Squad, one of the most famous boy bands of France in the 90s, he confided, Saturday, May 7, 2022, on the set of TPMP People, about his financial setbacks.
While his fortune was estimated at several million francs, he lost everything. “Iwanted to invest in a recording studio. And I completely crashed. It didn’t work at all,” he confessed to journalist Matthieu Delormeau.
“I am someone who invests passionately. I have no return on investment at all in what I do in my life. When I buy, it’s just passion. I’m a very bad manager ” he continued.
G-Squad: A member of the group ends up ruined, he reveals what saved him
A very bad manager
Resigned to this more than critical situation, he admits to having thought of working for a large DIY brand. He finally managed to find a new project, always in music. “At the last moment, someone called me, ‘Are you interested in being part of a band?’ I went into private parties, weddings, bar mitzvahs,” he said on the show. Enough to save him.
For those who don’t remember it or weren’t yet born, G-Squad left its mark on an entire generation. the group with a very romantic style has been a real success.
In particular, he took advantage of the world’s overwhelming interest in boy bands, a phenomenon that was new at the time. Unfortunately for the band, like any fad, this quickly fell into oblivion.
Some former members of these boy bands, including Chris Keller, attempted a comeback in 2015, with the creation of the Generation Boys Band. The objective is to play on the nostalgia effect. But the success did not live up to expectations.