In July , a rumor floated around on Twitter, declaring Montell Jordan had passed away in his Atlanta condo. Thankfully, it was nothing more than a hoax, but it left people wondering: what happened to Montell Jordan? The rumor came at a time when he was adjusting from life away from the spotlight. He never met his biological father and had only seen a few photos of him his entire life. When he was a few years old, his mom married a bookkeeper named Elijah Jordan. Montell referred to Elijah as his dad. He eventually dropped the last name Barnett to become Montell Jordan.
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Born into a Baptist family, Jordan attended his local church frequently as a child, where his mother and father worked as deacons. Growing up, Jordan played piano for his church as a musician. Jordan graduated in In an attempt to jump-start his career as a musician, Jordan invited his coworkers to see him perform at a showcase. Jordan's first single was the No. Thanks to the enormous success of the single, Jordan's first album went platinum, selling over a million copies. During the performance a staged flare disoriented him, causing him to fall off the seven-foot stage and hit his head. Despite being taken to the hospital, Jordan sustained no injuries. Jordan would later describe the event as a "modern-day miracle" and that he owed his life to Boyz II Men.